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    I certainly know how to braze but this is in a...

    I certainly know how to braze but this is in a tough spot. Its hard to see and touch never mind braze. Prob the only reliable way, but the question the owner asked is if anyone has successfully...
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    Even a good tech needs proper training on heat...

    Even a good tech needs proper training on heat pumps by someone who REALLY understands them. No offense but if you don't know heat pumps you shouldn't be trying to fix them. You need to get your...
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    This is just crazy. People complain about what...

    This is just crazy. People complain about what us business owners charge for a replacement system and think there must be a cheaper way. A good tech/owner -whatever- will do all the calcs needed to...
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    Methods to seal a condenser coil leak

    A customer accidentally hit the bottom of his condenser coil on a heat pump. Its a really small leak, its been leaking for a week and still not flat yet. My question is has anyone ever repaired a...
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    Parts can be found on savemyacadia dot org

    Parts can be found on savemyacadia dot org
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    People who put in the original ACHP unit by...

    People who put in the original ACHP unit by Hallowell knows that they worked well and saved money. I still have one running in my own house and its been reliable. Bristol compressors took down...
  7. The first version (ACHP All Climare Heat Pump)...

    The first version (ACHP All Climare Heat Pump) worked well, I have one in my house and to this day has only had one part replaced (circuit board). The Acadia was the second generation which used a...
  8. I'm one of the two peopel running the...

    I'm one of the two peopel running the savemyacadia dot org effort and I'm not saying THIS IS IT, THE SOLUTION TO ALL PROBLEMS but failures have already been greatly reduced and units people thought...
  9. Cpeters just likes to argue... Get used to it...

    Cpeters just likes to argue... Get used to it...
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    The electrician on site did the wiring. Not sure...

    The electrician on site did the wiring. Not sure why he did it the way he did. If everyone would USE PRIMER than we wouldn't have to use that crappy purple primer! I really hesitated to put this...
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    I swear one of these days I'm goint to redo the...

    I swear one of these days I'm goint to redo the venting just because it bothers me so much and take a new pic. It's a big black eye on my artwork, lol.
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    If you all think those units are hard to service,...

    If you all think those units are hard to service, check this one out. Again, a situation where I installed the unit where the customer asked me to put it. Hate to see his bill when it requires...
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    For the most part, the LG's I've installed have...

    For the most part, the LG's I've installed have had very little issues. When I got the three outdoor units for this job, we found them all flat. I guess they had a string with bad valves and they...
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    The minimum lineset length for LG's are 10'. The...

    The minimum lineset length for LG's are 10'. The only way I could have done a single condenser is with a Multi-V system. I dont believe they were available yet Feb 2010 when the job was done. I...
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    The drains are there and the units are...

    The drains are there and the units are serviceable from a 4' ladder, so its no problem.
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    I dont really like the water dripping down the...

    I dont really like the water dripping down the siding, but the drain lines on the right and left unit poke through the slim duct about a 1/2" on the bend. The center unit drains straight down. We...
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    The owners drive a plow truck and tractors around...

    The owners drive a plow truck and tractors around the building and wanted the units up that high. I wasn't going to argue... The customer is always right.
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    I love boilers when I'm not rushed. I hate...

    I love boilers when I'm not rushed. I hate boilers when its an emergency replacement and you need to get one up and running quickly. I posted another boiler pic from a new construction job that I...
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    3 LG Duct-less heat pumps

    We installed 3 30k BTU LG's in a private dance hall. These things crank with a hall full of people. Some nice work by my guys!
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    Munchkin Boiler in a commercial building

    Heres a pic of a small commercial building my company did. Yes I know the venting looks like crap, the ceiling tile guys cut part of our venting out the day before startup. This is a 14,000 sq ft...
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    No, all of the circulators have spring check...

    No, all of the circulators have spring check valves to prevent flow to a zone not calling for heat. This is a great way to zone a house. I'll put some other nice boiler jobs up.
    When you zone...
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    Its hard to tell, but the water feed to the...

    Its hard to tell, but the water feed to the boiler is tied in below the WH vacuum breaker. Nothing major, but we caught it quickly.

    Have
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    This is a 3 story house, so its not practical to...

    This is a 3 story house, so its not practical to us zone valves. I use all 3 speed grundfos, so its easy to dial in the right pump pressure for each zone.
  24. Niiice... Its funny how the people who can't weld...

    Niiice... Its funny how the people who can't weld also aren't smart enough to use a grinder to clean their mess up.
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    I'm not trying to be a jerk, but your boss must...

    I'm not trying to be a jerk, but your boss must be pretty cheap to sell a direct vent furnace and tell you to only run the exhaust. What is the input btu and how big of a house?
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