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    Doesn't Lenox's manual require a 1/2" pitch back...

    Doesn't Lenox's manual require a 1/2" pitch back to front and 1/2" side to side, sloped towards the drain side?
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    There should be 2 big black flexible tubes...

    There should be 2 big black flexible tubes running from the outlet of the inducer to the bottom of the collector box. If those are clogged you will not drain the condensate, and could end up spilling...
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    Job Posting in Windsor Ontario

    Entry level Counter Salesman Job Posting.

    Employer:
    LK Metal Products
    1595 Lincoln Rd Windsor Ont
    519-256-1861
    www.lkmetal.com

    Job Title:
    Counter Salesman
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    To my knowledge the Honeywell universal is not a...

    To my knowledge the Honeywell universal is not a listed replacement for the R40403-003 board (I have checked on this in the past). That being said, I know guys who have used it, and it appeared to...
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    You are %100 correct. That doesn't mean it gets...

    You are %100 correct. That doesn't mean it gets done though.
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    It could also be an ungrounded delta transformer,...

    It could also be an ungrounded delta transformer, and a piece of equipment has failed and gone to ground, hence your strange readings, but no blown breakers. If it's an ungrounded system, you need to...
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    Does your thermostat display the current humidity...

    Does your thermostat display the current humidity levels when the indoor temps were 77F with 95+F ODT? A nice dry 77F on a hot day feels quite comfortable, and may be all the system is sized and...
  8. Thread: The right Stat

    by LKJoel
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    I'm not sure the lyric will have all the install...

    I'm not sure the lyric will have all the install options your looking for. You can do just about ANYTHING with the prestige IAQ set up, very nice. As a cheaper alternative, you can pair it with a new...
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  10. It wouldn't. I figured the OP was referring...

    It wouldn't.

    I figured the OP was referring to a tech that connected R and C in the boiler to R and W on the stat, not sure what would poses somebody to do that... But that's how I read it.
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    Model #? Operating pressures and temps?

    Model #?

    Operating pressures and temps?
  12. R and C exist just in case a stat, or any other...

    R and C exist just in case a stat, or any other device needs a constant 24VAV power. Beside each zone is T T terminals I believe, they really should read R and W, as one is actually connected to R...
  13. Thread: Economizer.

    by LKJoel
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    I like that. Thanks

    I like that. Thanks
  14. Thread: Economizer.

    by LKJoel
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    Economizer.

    I have an application, renovation of a commercial building, they have several furnaces installed and want to add economizers to them

    Has anybody done this before? Did you buy a packaged system,...
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    Compared to a non condensing of the same run...

    Compared to a non condensing of the same run cycle yes

    However a non-condensing furnace is almost always less efficient than a condensing furnace, so, the statement is kind of meaningless.

    A...
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    Again, your not just pissing away money, you are...

    Again, your not just pissing away money, you are achieving active dehumidification, meaning the AC will have to run less time over all, with longer run cycles. How efficient do you think this AC...
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    I dident say it was the best option in the world,...

    I dident say it was the best option in the world, I just said it was not the worst. Sometimes simple is better. Reheat is simple, and does not permanently alter his existing AC system.

    It sounds...
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    Yes and no. Most other suggestions here are...

    Yes and no.

    Most other suggestions here are expensive to install and costly to run. Most of the suggested capacity reduction solutions will consume the same level of power, but offer far less...
  19. Thread: HSI HELP

    by LKJoel
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    Some dryers and stoves run the HSI and valve is...

    Some dryers and stoves run the HSI and valve is series, igniter voltage drop cold is 120VAC, voltage drop hot is only 100VAC, the extra 20VAC powers the valve.

    At least that is what I thought I...
  20. 5 defective valves in 5 years..... Something's...

    5 defective valves in 5 years..... Something's not right. May be cheaper in the long run to find a different pro, somebody that can get to the root of the problem. Have you tried our contractor...
  21. Sorry, not a DIY site. In the future, for...

    Sorry, not a DIY site.

    In the future, for your own safety, avoid using an air compressor on your gas piping. Pressures higher than just 0.5PSI will damage equipment. Also, air gas mixtures in...
  22. Thread: BOOM!

    by LKJoel
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    Wow!

    Wow!
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    I'm pretty sure that's not a condensing boiler....

    I'm pretty sure that's not a condensing boiler. That's a mid
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    As stated, not a DIY site, and that venting is...

    As stated, not a DIY site, and that venting is not to code, it needs to be redone. Time to call a pro. I'm only looking at the pics on an iPhone, but in the one picture, it looks like single wall...
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    It should have never been installed like that in...

    It should have never been installed like that in the first place, but I'm guessing you already figured that out.

    Where are you located? Different areas are covered by different codes.

    Do you...
  26. Thread: new in busness

    by LKJoel
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    Well it is unfair to generalize, this statement...

    Well it is unfair to generalize, this statement unfortunately is the rule not the exception. Over half of the "one man shows" that I know are excellent installers and awful business men. They do...
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    I had the exact same thing happen with an Allied...

    I had the exact same thing happen with an Allied unit. (Same family). Not quiet as bad, the blower housing stayed fairly in tact, enough that I could hammer it down and get it going for temp...
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    So close, yet so far lol Can't count the...

    So close, yet so far lol

    Can't count the number of times I have seen that, often on RTU units
  29. You hit the nail on the head, people really don't...

    You hit the nail on the head, people really don't realize it. Putting yourself in the customer's shoes, they think they are in the right and are getting screwed.
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    Of course, every market is different

    Of course, every market is different
  31. It sucks, but doesn't sound like you have a giant...

    It sucks, but doesn't sound like you have a giant investment your loosing. 8 hours of time and a $50 part, I have walked away from a LOT more than that. Go over, there is no substitute for a face to...
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    I spoke to a lawyer about a non compete clause....

    I spoke to a lawyer about a non compete clause. He told me that even if i sign one, they are almost impossible to enforce. If you are a refrigeration mechanic lets say, and that's the only skill you...
  33. Thread: York warranty

    by LKJoel
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    The standard York warranty would cover parts...

    The standard York warranty would cover parts only, no labour or accessories. So some charges can be expected. Maybe find a registered York dealer in your area and get a quote from them.

    Good luck
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    This is not a DIY site. And even if it was, you...

    This is not a DIY site. And even if it was, you do not have enough information to confirm weather the contactor is good or bad. The only thing I can say with %100 confidence from your post is that...
  35. It is normal for SOME air to bypass the closed...

    It is normal for SOME air to bypass the closed zone damper, usually 8-12% ish. Have a tech verify correct operation. Sometimes the damper position on the shaft needs adjusting. They can also check...
  36. Why would a unit specify overcurrent protection?

    I was under the impression that only applied if you were sizing OL protection for just a compressor. I thought that when packaged together in a condensing unit, if the unit listed a MOP of 25A, than...
  37. No. They are concerned with the internal unit...

    No. They are concerned with the internal unit wiring only being rated to handle 25A not 30A. So instead of installing protection inside the unit, they simply mandate a max fuse size.

    I have seen...
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    Yes. Devices can be added on that would keep your...

    Yes. Devices can be added on that would keep your compressor crank case warm without using your current capacitor
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    As stated, this is not a DIY site. I do not...

    As stated, this is not a DIY site.

    I do not believe you can get those capacitors any more. It is possible, however, to re-wire the unit to operate with a different cap, but its not a simple...
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    Doesn't sound like he's much competition

    Doesn't sound like he's much competition
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    I don't really care for the MacBook Air, its...

    I don't really care for the MacBook Air, its quite expensive, and could operate better. Unless you REALLY need a notebook that's a little thinner and lighter than a standard MacBook, I don't feel...
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    And FYI, while I'm not a hateful homophobic, I do...

    And FYI, while I'm not a hateful homophobic, I do not support homosexuality or godlessness. I use a Mac at home and to run media at my church, and there is nothing wrong with that. Dig enough into...
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    I thought this was general discussion not ARP ...

    I thought this was general discussion not ARP

    Some people aren't happy unless they have something to gripe about.
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    That does not show up is your accessing the site...

    That does not show up is your accessing the site from a smart phone. Still should be fairly obvious though...
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    And that's fantastic if you enjoy building a nice...

    And that's fantastic if you enjoy building a nice PC and your into that kind of thing. I'm not. After 10 years of frustration with a multitude of different PCs from towers to laptops, I gave in and...
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    My wife and I both have MacBooks, simple, easy to...

    My wife and I both have MacBooks, simple, easy to use and set up, would never go back to a PC
  47. Welcome to the site! Reading the rules you...

    Welcome to the site!

    Reading the rules you will see this is not a step by step DIY site, but none the less, you should be able to get TONS of tips and info on combatting your humidity issue.
    ...
  48. Sometimes make-up water valves do leak, shutting...

    Sometimes make-up water valves do leak, shutting off water to them simply stops the evidence of the leak. Or maybe you have a leak that only leaks at higher pressures, once enough water leaks off,...
  49. There is nothing more dangerous than a man with a...

    There is nothing more dangerous than a man with a little bit of knowledge. I know friends who have no business even owning a wrench, google their electrical project, and make some serious fire...
  50. I like the way that looks!

    I like the way that looks!
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