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    update...

    for those that have replied.

    Special thanks to Roboteq. As he gave me the info that I needed to be able to address/discuss my concerns regarding the install with the company.

    They are...
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    I just replaced my upstairs system that was...

    I just replaced my upstairs system that was installed in 1991. It was "working", but not great. The bonus room was an issue with the old one, now it's one of cooler rooms upstairs.

    Still...
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    thank you Sir. I ain't paying till they get...

    thank you Sir.

    I ain't paying till they get it up to code.
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    No. Will do.

    No.

    Will do.
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    "there is no problem having horizontal sections...

    "there is no problem having horizontal sections of venting, in fact, with the termination being so close to the furnace, I prefer having the two elbows for an offset used. However, all venting must...
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    meant to say....mis-interpretation.

    meant to say....mis-interpretation.
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    I just emailed install pics to the company's...

    I just emailed install pics to the company's owner......

    Ball is now in his court.
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    I will ask the owner of the company to inspect...

    I will ask the owner of the company to inspect the work.


    Stay tuned....if you want.
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    [QUOTE=b26440510;11355202]Have you read page 12...

    [QUOTE=b26440510;11355202]Have you read page 12 of the install manual? From manual for Goodman GMVC95.

    DRAIN PAN
    A drain pan must be provided if the furnace is installed above a conditioned...
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    that doesn't leave much room for interpertation. ...

    that doesn't leave much room for interpertation.

    Thanks.
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    So, is this request gonna increase my bill? ...

    So, is this request gonna increase my bill?

    I would think so, since that what they've done is up to code. Nothing is free...time is $.
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    I called the company that did the ductwork...

    I called the company that did the ductwork improvement so I could get the 2.5 ton.

    He said he couldn't touch the price of the new system (no hard feelings)...BUT, said there's no deviation...
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    AGAIN, it's code for this area. I can't tell the...

    AGAIN, it's code for this area. I can't tell the installer "I want a drain pan that goes from here to there."

    they are the pros. Not me.
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    I respect you and your advice. However, I don't...

    I respect you and your advice. However, I don't care if the furnace has a patch. It's sealed....nothing gonna happen there.

    But there's nothing in the SC laws stating that a drain pan has to...
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    Who will pay the bill on this less than stellar...

    Who will pay the bill on this less than stellar install if something fails, i.e. ceiling leak?

    I have a 10 yr parts/labor agreement with the co. I've got paperwork backing me. I won't be...
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    No. Also, just talked to another installer...

    No.

    Also, just talked to another installer from another company regarding drain pan. He says it's not a code violation the way it is. As long as it's hooked up the way it is.....I'm fine.
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    I ain't going up there. Fall = die. Don't...

    I ain't going up there. Fall = die.

    Don't have the manual.
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    Yes, left the old concrete pad as the new one was...

    Yes, left the old concrete pad as the new one was a styrofoam pad and the installer said he'd rather have the old concrete pads as these new stryofoam pads can give/collapse after a while....made...
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    Lots of good questions, but regarding the last...

    Lots of good questions, but regarding the last one.....they used the existing vent, just added the pvc to get to it. So, I'm assuming if the old one stayed dry, this one will too.

    Also, no...
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    Nothing's been scheduled. Is that something...

    Nothing's been scheduled. Is that something they set up?

    This company is licensed/insured. If something goes south, aren't they on the hook? They also included 10 parts and labor.
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    I live in SC, is it possible that our codes are...

    I live in SC, is it possible that our codes are different regarding the drain pan?

    Also, just rechecked the vent pipe...it's certainly level a couple feet before it turns up.

    How can a...
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    What's wrong with the outdoor install? ...

    What's wrong with the outdoor install? GSX13030.

    I've not paid them yet as they're coming out to install the Honeywell T stat in the near future.

    So, do I bring up all these complaints to...
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    I did mention the pan, and he said it only needs...

    I did mention the pan, and he said it only needs to be under the evap coil as that's the only part that would leak water.

    The furnace came that way....with the cut out. I was told it's new and...
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    pics of new Goodman

    these are kind of small, but it's best I could do.
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    I just had the 20 yr old upstairs split system...

    I just had the 20 yr old upstairs split system replaced while it was "working."

    This was over a 2 yr. decision process as I continued to throw band aids at my problem of not cooling the upstairs....
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    [QUOTE=hvacvegas;11348712]% of the gas furnace...

    [QUOTE=hvacvegas;11348712]% of the gas furnace doesn't mean anything.

    If he used the term "variable speed" then yes.[/QUOTE

    Here's what was installed"

    GSX13030 13 Seer 2.5 ton
    GMvc453AN 95%...
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    Excellent. Will go with the annual tune up plan...

    Excellent. Will go with the annual tune up plan and hope for the best.

    thanks.
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    Don't ......feed......troll.

    Don't ......feed......troll.
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    I'll try. My camera skills are weak....stay...

    I'll try. My camera skills are weak....stay tuned.
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    New Goodman...

    yes, another thread as it's a different ?

    If it's a 13 SEER matched with a 95% gas furnace, does that bump up me up to a 14 SEER AC?

    The installer said so.....:whistle:
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    Copeland Scroller...

    sticker on new Goodman AC.....that a good thing?

    I've read Copeland compressors are reliable. yes/n0?

    thanks.
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    please delete

    please delete
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    Just glad to be reporting it's a VAST...

    Just glad to be reporting it's a VAST improvement. :cheers:

    Still have the 20 yr ol AC downstairs and it's interesting to be able to actually compare the difference between the two. Sounds...
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    Oh the quiteness...

    I can barely hear the new Goodman system run.

    The installer told me it's gonna be much quiter, but didn't expect such a difference. He also said the new refigerant cools better than the ol...
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    Am I correct in that only pros can purchase...

    Am I correct in that only pros can purchase these?

    Can't get them at the regular home improvement places?
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    You're right as I googled the item, might as well...

    You're right as I googled the item, might as well go with it.

    Thanks.
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    Honeywell FocusPRO TH5110D

    I'm trying to find out what this thermostat cost.

    It's included in the proposal, but I really don't need it.

    So, if I decline the TH5110D, how much would it knock of the proposal?
    ...
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    Fan won't spin....

    but outside unit makes a running noise like it's on. Also, it's 20 yrs old.

    I'm guessing it's a compressor....time for a new system?
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    Just curious.... Amana = goodman Goodman =...

    Just curious....

    Amana = goodman

    Goodman = Amana????
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    10-4. On same page.

    10-4. On same page.
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    All a little greek to me, but I do know this...

    All a little greek to me, but I do know this ancient system may have started off with a 7 SEER (probably 4 SEER now), and If i can get a 13 SEER....I'm almost doubling my effeciency.

    Right???
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    They don't make em' like they use too....right? ...

    They don't make em' like they use too....right?

    I've got 2 split systems that are 20 yrs old......yep, goodmans. Maybe it's luck, maybe it's preventive maint. Who knows.

    But it's time to...
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    Well, isn't this an interesting dispute......It...

    Well, isn't this an interesting dispute......It would certainly make selling a home with a transferable HVAC warranty much more appealing. :whistle:
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    Well, that's a concern. I'll check it out. ...

    Well, that's a concern. I'll check it out.

    Thanks.
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    The co. that's been in business for over 30 yrs...

    The co. that's been in business for over 30 yrs locally.

    They wrong?
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    B/C goodman is such a piece of shet, i have the...

    B/C goodman is such a piece of shet, i have the 10 yr parts and labor included so it can be transferred to the next owner if we move before then.

    thanks for the post though. :grin2:
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    Right on....just got the single stage a/c...

    Right on....just got the single stage a/c confirmation from the installer.

    I was a little confused when he mentioned "2 stage."

    thanks.
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    New Goodman system

    So, after all the bandaids have been thrown at the upstairs system, I'm breaking down and looking at the following:

    GSX13030 13 SEER 2.5 ton
    GMVC953AN 95% furnace
    CHPF2430B6 coil

    Any...
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    With this kind of $$$$$, I would MAKE sure he is...

    With this kind of $$$$$, I would MAKE sure he is licensed/insured and it can be easily done by going to the SC LLR website. Just plug in his name or business.

    Or you can ask him.
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    Costco baby back ribs...

    Anyone tried these on a grill/smoker? Have heard positive things about them as they remove the membrane for ya.

    Looking at throwing some on my PK grill this weekend.

    Thanks!
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