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  1. Thread: Mold anyone?

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    What state is this common in ?

    What state is this common in ?
  2. Glad I'm not in your area.

    Glad I'm not in your area.
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    Not to be un-PC, but imagine a movie-stereotyped...

    Not to be un-PC, but imagine a movie-stereotyped Asian trying to pronounce Last and you'll get it.
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    Been done before:...

    Been done before:
    http://4.bp.********.com/_bpdWsOrotV0/SzjCs8K26fI/AAAAAAAABcc/uWtXO9M1qCI/s1600-h/the+three+stooges+a+plumbing+we+will+go+1.jpg
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    Robo and Beenthere; thank you re: Aspen coil....

    Robo and Beenthere; thank you re: Aspen coil.
    Now, last question:
    Ok, decision time has arrived:
    Heating: York YP9C0880c16mp
    A/C: YCJF42S4151 (I think this is right; hard to read writing on...
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    I think he said something about the Aspen coil...

    I think he said something about the Aspen coil working better than York's. Would using Aspen void warranty?
    Might this be a cost issue for him (less expensive coil with better markup) but no...
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    Ok, decision time has arrived: Heating: York...

    Ok, decision time has arrived:
    Heating: York YP9C0880c16mp
    A/C: YCJF42S4151 (I think this is right; hard to read writing on quote)
    Coil: Aspen evaporator coil with thermo expansion valve

    Any...
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    My current unit is a York, model P2udd16n07601c...

    My current unit is a York, model P2udd16n07601c that I believe is rated at 93% and 076 mbh output. So, if true, is it 93% of 76 btu = 70k btus of actual heating capacity? If new one is up to 98%...
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    Now that this issue has been raised, should I...

    Now that this issue has been raised, should I assume that as my existing single stage, monospeed 80k BTU heater and 3.5 ton A/C worked to keep house comfortable for 17 years, then a new modulating...
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    Tin and Robo, Yes, that was my concern; that if...

    Tin and Robo,
    Yes, that was my concern; that if over-sized it would have short cycling thereby reducing the benefit of a two-stage system. A York guy is coming today, hopefully he will have better...
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    "If your 3.5 ton system handled the load for your...

    "If your 3.5 ton system handled the load for your home without any problems, I would go with the 3 ton system for best comfort and lowest sound level. "

    He strongly suggested the 4 ton since there...
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    This is worse than buying a new car. Fellow came...

    This is worse than buying a new car.
    Fellow came today, his prime product was American Standard (said Luxaire comparables would be about $ less than AS pricing; about 5% less).

    Does this make...
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    Thanks for the info; fellow is coming tomorrow...

    Thanks for the info; fellow is coming tomorrow a.m. to discuss things.
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    Okay, now I'm getting confused. Roboteq's...

    Okay, now I'm getting confused.
    Roboteq's suggestion on getting the heat pump: If I've a heat pump outside, does it supply both cooling and heating? If so, with Philly winters getting below 30...
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    Guys, that is really excellent information! Some...

    Guys, that is really excellent information! Some follow-up questions:
    1. I've the Honeywell TH8321U (don't think it is the TH8320U), which I hope is compatible with the York systems you described. ...
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    Should I bother getting a Carrier equivalent...

    Should I bother getting a Carrier equivalent quote? Any places where a York and a Carrier differ significantly?
    Also, when I select my contractors to get quotes from, is there benefit to going with...
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    Thanks to all who've replied so far, sounds like...

    Thanks to all who've replied so far, sounds like the Affinity YP9C is the winner so far. How about comparing it then to models of other makers? Any suggestions as to whose product to get a...
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    Variable speed vs. modulating?

    I'm replacing my monospeed, 17-yr old York high efficiency gas heater.
    My questions:
    1. Which is better for comfort, durability (is there such a thing anymore?), and cost of operation, York's:...
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    I called York and they confirmed it is a 92.6%...

    I called York and they confirmed it is a 92.6% for a P2udd model.
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    Jim, I'm not sure; if it is only 72% or so, that...

    Jim,
    I'm not sure; if it is only 72% or so, that would help push me to replace sooner than later. Can anyone help with this issue?
    Thanks!
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    Time to update?

    I've a York system: gas furnace (upflow), model #P2udd16n07601c that will be 17 yrs in May 2010. I believe it is a 92% efficient model rated at 076 mbh. It is mated with a York AC coil m3uf044sa, and...
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    Hard to tell from the photo; looks like a...

    Hard to tell from the photo; looks like a skylight or cobwebs behind the grill and filter????
  23. Thread: WTF is that?

    by howard33
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    a cap gone bad?

    a cap gone bad?
  24. Is this a house, trailer? One story? Basement?...

    Is this a house, trailer? One story? Basement? Where is the air handler located in the home?
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    Wall of Shame has a lot worse. Any gas valve on...

    Wall of Shame has a lot worse. Any gas valve on the gas line; hard to tell from your pictures.
    Blue glue on washer; unfortunate but not really all that big a deal: who is going to see it down the...
  26. Dano: I went to the Rheem website and didn't see...

    Dano:
    I went to the Rheem website and didn't see any link to a sizing program utility there. Can you post the link?
    H
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    rc: what were the issues for those of us...

    rc:
    what were the issues for those of us interested in learning?
    h
  28. Thread: WTF?

    by howard33
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    What is he ever going to do with it all? Another...

    What is he ever going to do with it all?
    Another video from him:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRjhWboYqD8&feature=user
    Sad in many ways!
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    picture is a bit too small for me to see what is...

    picture is a bit too small for me to see what is going on.
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    I've got squirrels that chew on the liquidtight...

    I've got squirrels that chew on the liquidtight line for the line voltage. I have to replace it every few years as they expose the wiring to the elements.
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    Is that line running out from the under the door...

    Is that line running out from the under the door of the disconnect? Might be worth a call to the building inspector to make a report before some kid gets fried. I'd sleep better knowing I at least...
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    how pricey is pricey?

    how pricey is pricey?
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    you might try a pool forum site; perhaps someone...

    you might try a pool forum site; perhaps someone has had similar problem with a cure. Good luck!
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    What about Aeroseal: http://www.aeroseal.com/ ...

    What about Aeroseal:
    http://www.aeroseal.com/

    Does this work?
    Seems like it would really, really, really depend on the tech doing it.
    Anyone with experience where this was used?
    thanks,
    howard
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    It's a gas-fired unit if that helps any.

    It's a gas-fired unit if that helps any.
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    Emergency switch needed?

    I've a hot-air furnace in a mechanical room in a finished basement. There is an emergency on-off switch at top of cellar stairs and another on the furnace itself. Do I need to add one outside the...
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    I see; but you wouldn't have to do so for a gas...

    I see; but you wouldn't have to do so for a gas water heater then since there is no housing to chafe (assuming that is the reason for the rigid pipe)?
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    How is a flex gas line trapped then? After valve...

    How is a flex gas line trapped then? After valve with a tee then into the flex to the appliance?
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    sgull: Bottom of Contact us page: By Phone:...

    sgull:
    Bottom of Contact us page:
    By Phone:
    Consumer Affairs: 800-843-0304
    National Service: 800-628-5782
    National Parts: 877-232-6771
    Canadian Customers: 866-587-2002
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    Coolguys: what is MERV 10? How can the guy look...

    Coolguys: what is MERV 10?
    How can the guy look at the coil since it is above the burner box? Would he drill an inspection hole and hope he doesn't hit anything?
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    Coil cleaning needed?

    When my (new one, I hope he's better than the last one!) air conditioning tech comes for "spring" tune-up (old one was too busy to come; that's why I've a new one), is cleaning the coil usually done...
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    Thanks to all for the info; we'll see how it goes.

    Thanks to all for the info; we'll see how it goes.
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    How much cooling is reasonable?

    I'm near Philadelphia and with 95 degrees coming Monday I'm wondering what to set the indoor A/C at. I thought I heard years ago that 20 degrees was about all you could ask of a system. I imagine...
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    Bump; before the thread gets buried in the rest.

    Bump; before the thread gets buried in the rest.
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    Airmechanical, I'm not fixing the furnace; I'm...

    Airmechanical,
    I'm not fixing the furnace; I'm trying to get someone out to do it right and it was his suggestion that I buy the parts (Ferncos) to save some cash. I'm not interested in the $s, but...
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    Greg, both companies are listed on the York site....

    Greg, both companies are listed on the York site.
    Any thoughts on the original question as to Fernco vs. PVC union as if repaired the PVC tubes still need to be cut by someone.
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    I tried another company (the ones who installed...

    I tried another company (the ones who installed it) and that clown did nothing for a heating system check that I could've done. Never checked temps, amps, etc...
    I in suburban Philadelphia in...
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    Leaking condensate

    My 14-yr old York, gas, hot air, updraft, high efficiency furnace is leaking condensate from the bottom of the black plastic plate that the combustion air fan is mounted to. My HVAC guy said on...
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    bump on thermostat recommendation?

    bump on thermostat recommendation?
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    Upstairs (and downstairs for that matter) are...

    Upstairs (and downstairs for that matter) are located about 4" down from ceiling on the walls.
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