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  1. Unless size limitations require it, ie short...

    Unless size limitations require it, ie short basement with a short plenum may need a newer shorter furnace to allow for proper airflow through the newer more efficient TALLER coils.
  2. Thread: Old UPS Trucks

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    i heard they were Mercedes, could be wrong

    i heard they were Mercedes, could be wrong
  3. Thread: inducer motor

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    Sounds to me like you may need to get used to the...

    Sounds to me like you may need to get used to the new system, but.... I had a unit I replaced the autumn, and the new unit did make more noise than the old, both induced, different manufacturers,...
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    Boiler was designed so as not require pri/sec...

    Boiler was designed so as not require pri/sec piping, from manuf meeting, never used the Quantum. Not sure what you're trying to accomplish, maintain boiler temp?
  5. Thread: utility prices

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    WNY 1.78/therm on last bill

    WNY 1.78/therm on last bill
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    When he sees the $ he may want to reconsider

    When he sees the $ he may want to reconsider
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    Actually, looking at fabric ducts.

    Actually, looking at fabric ducts.
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    Yea actually looking at the Modine DFS unit....

    Yea actually looking at the Modine DFS unit. Looks like what should be used.
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    Ok got Dectron on the case designing...

    Ok got Dectron on the case designing dehumidifacation system, I will need extra spac heating, looking at Reznor EEDU. This will be in mechanical room, will there problems with chlorine gasses within...
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    just ask for them. Actually about a month ago I...

    just ask for them. Actually about a month ago I did an installation for a deaf/mute. Did alot of writing, and her vocabulary was very limited, didn't understand what efficiency meant. Overall a great...
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    Nother nod for HW, used Aprilair but like HW

    Nother nod for HW, used Aprilair but like HW
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    Those numbers look a bit better. My 28 year old,...

    Those numbers look a bit better. My 28 year old, 1400 sq' home in Buffalo, NY heats with a 50,000 btu 90% er and cools nicely with 1 1/2 tons cooling.
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    Not sure where you're located but in Buffalo NY I...

    Not sure where you're located but in Buffalo NY I measured my incoming water last Jan and had 38*. I'm about 30 miles from intakes on Lake Erie but I would have guessed it would have warmed a bit...
  14. Thread: Yeagh Yeagh Yeagh

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    Got a couple buddies who are pro firemen. They...

    Got a couple buddies who are pro firemen. They too have some of the best stories. Usually ends with my gut hurting
  15. Thread: Oversize a 90+?

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    FICTION

    FICTION
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    -1 F winter, 87 F summer [Edited by jonm on...

    -1 F winter, 87 F summer

    [Edited by jonm on 12-10-2005 at 03:40 PM]
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    Ask the builder the differences in an Energy star...

    Ask the builder the differences in an Energy star home and a normal code built home. Here in WNY the building codes are very close to the Energy Star codes. Duct work needs to be sealed by code here...
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    Same equipment except for Tempstar TCA slope top...

    Same equipment except for Tempstar TCA slope top AC as Loonie states. Airquest is probably the Heil line. At least at one of my distributers that is the way it is. Though Tempstar and heil are the...
  19. Thread: cold in buffalo

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    Both seem a bit big. Won't know till a load...

    Both seem a bit big. Won't know till a load calculation is done. As everyone stated, insulation and envelope tightness need to be addressed. I'm in the area and if I can be of assistance I'd be glad...
  20. Thread: York vs. Heil

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    I'm a Tempstar dealer, same as Heil and am...

    I'm a Tempstar dealer, same as Heil and am partial to them. Sizing is one the more important issues, Have a load calc done. I'm not sure where you're located. I live in the Buffalo NY area so we do...
  21. I believe the Dunkirk Q95 is going to be...

    I believe the Dunkirk Q95 is going to be discontinued. The new Quantum 90 will be modulating and be direct competetion for the Weil-Mclain Ultra. And if I remember correct the Dunkirk will be the...
  22. Dunkirk will be coming out with their fully...

    Dunkirk will be coming out with their fully modulating condensating boiler the 1st of the year.
  23. Check your air filter.

    Check your air filter.
  24. Not sure where you're located and at what your...

    Not sure where you're located and at what your design high temps are but it sounds like you might have an oversized system. short cycles and high indoor humidity are classic symptoms of an oversized...
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    January 23, 2006.

    January 23, 2006.
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    I'd definantely change it out. I've cleaned up...

    I'd definantely change it out. I've cleaned up too many spills. They're messy and if oil gets under basement floor, you're looking at a big bill to remove basement floor, contaminated soil and the...
  27. Thread: TRUCK LETTERING

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    In Niagara Falls NY, you're required to have all...

    In Niagara Falls NY, you're required to have all service vehicles lettered. I think that might not be a bad idea.
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    " As an alternate method of sizing an individual...

    " As an alternate method of sizing an individual chimney venting system for a single appliance with a draft hood, the effective areas of the vent connector and chimney flue shall be not less than the...
  29. Thread: SUNBEAM FURNACE

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    The only thing that comes up on a search on that...

    The only thing that comes up on a search on that model # shows it as a Heil 1971. Check the tag, se if it was made by Heil-Quaker. Hope this helps
  30. Thread: New Socks

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    [B] Not sure what I'd do with three socks...

    [B]

    Not sure what I'd do with three socks though.

    [Edited by jonm on 03-25-2005 at 12:12 PM]
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    Been installing ICP (Heil/Tempstar) equipment for...

    Been installing ICP (Heil/Tempstar) equipment for about 20 years. As good as any, in my opinion. Just as with all brands, go with their premier line, probably the H9MPD (single stage, full stainless...
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    If the unit is ducted into the small duct work...

    If the unit is ducted into the small duct work like I am used to seeing in manufactured homes, it may be too small for the furnace.
    Manufactured homes utilize a high static pressure system, which...
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    What is a modular? Is your home a double wide...

    What is a modular? Is your home a double wide manufactured home? Do you have a basement?, How is the furnace installed, standing upright, or on it's side?
  34. Thread: Input on Unico

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    I have worked only on a couple of these systems....

    I have worked only on a couple of these systems. My question is about the claim of 30% moree dehumidification, if you properly design a standard AC system and design for 50%-55% humidity does their...
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    With a maintanance contract you MAY also receive...

    With a maintanance contract you MAY also receive preferred pricing (discount) on repairs.
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    Th one thing I noticed was the mention of BBB. I...

    Th one thing I noticed was the mention of BBB. I assume you checked into the BBB as to all other contractors rating. Point being, all one need to do to be accepted to the BBB is pay them a fee. Yep...
  37. Probably costs manufacturer a fee for Energy Star...

    Probably costs manufacturer a fee for Energy Star rating.
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    As far as dielectric unions go. They can't hurt....

    As far as dielectric unions go. They can't hurt. At this point he has to try something. Also all Amtrol Boilermates have a bright red flyer on them now stating that a potable expansion tank is...
  39. Sent in my customer list on Excel, and have...

    Sent in my customer list on Excel, and have received at least two. They are sent direct to customer. I received one for my own unit. I guess I got it about as week and a half ago.
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    What type of plumbing is in the home, copper,...

    What type of plumbing is in the home, copper, galvanized, black iron? If you have a combination I would ask for dielectric unions. Here's an explanation ...
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    non field repairable, need complete IDF

    non field repairable, need complete IDF
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    I agree with Irishmist. I've been coming here for...

    I agree with Irishmist. I've been coming here for a few years, and always look at this BB,and others but seldom respond. Most are looking for something for nothing. Last time I looked "nothing"...
  43. Thread: Weil-Mclain Ultra

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    Put Ultra 155 in and 3 months later had problems...

    Put Ultra 155 in and 3 months later had problems with the heat exchanger plugs leaking. They were made of aluminum, called WM and they sent out new stainless steel plugs with a secondary o-ring seal....
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    Where does he find these customers. Most I deal...

    Where does he find these customers. Most I deal with are griping even before I tell what the repair will cost.
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    I was parusing the classifieds in my hometowm...

    I was parusing the classifieds in my hometowm paper and noticed an add for "30 gallon tank of R-22, $40" It went on to say you would need to be EPA certified for purchase. But what a deal 30 gallons...
  46. Thread: Green,yellow,red

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    People who are inconsiderate get me going, they...

    People who are inconsiderate get me going, they feel they're entitled. Here,s the straw that broke the camels back. Went to bank drive through the other day, they have two lanes, one for banking one...
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    The two boilers are from an area of downtown...

    The two boilers are from an area of downtown Lockport, NY. I have been told that the city once had a steam generating plant (maybe pre 1900?), with underground piping which supplied steam for heat to...
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    Yea asbestos at both loacals. The boilers are...

    Yea asbestos at both loacals. The boilers are coated withit, the old coal stoker has the 3/8 panels nailed to ceiling in the whole furnace room. The landlord is having problems renting the store...
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    Yea asbestos at both loacals. The boilers are...

    Yea asbestos at both loacals. The boilers are coated withit, the old coal stoker has the 3/8 panels nailed to ceiling in the whole furnace room. The landlord is having problems renting the store...
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    There is still a few around. You know your...

    There is still a few around. You know your getting old when you've seen your share. I'm sure there a few that have never seen some gravity systems like these. I have to bid a replacement for the hot...
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