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  1. Thread: Run Time Monitor

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    Just watched the weather report on the evening...

    Just watched the weather report on the evening news and Friday we are supposed to have a low of 15 and a high of 20. This is very rare for us, so it will provide a nice test for the heat pump. I...
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    PSTU, Thanks. I will check out that site. ...

    PSTU,


    Thanks. I will check out that site.

    "There was a time when the church considered reading the Bible a DIY item and discouraged it."

    That's funny
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    'well, I will check with them, because on my...

    'well, I will check with them, because on my literature and online I can't really find any mention of defrost characteristics. The board I was thinking about was a ComfortAlert Diagnostics one for...
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    Thanks Gary, I have been reading a little...

    Thanks Gary,
    I have been reading a little about the defrost cycle for this Amana. It's got a little higher end board. I'm not sure how it does defrost. But, I do plan to call my guys and...
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    Strangely, the cheaper LUX thermostats have this...

    Strangely, the cheaper LUX thermostats have this function. It was nice to just go by, push a button, and get a read out of total run time.
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    No problem, thanks for your reply.

    No problem, thanks for your reply.
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    Thank you Beenthere

    Thank you Beenthere
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    I assure you this is no DIY. If you read recent...

    I assure you this is no DIY. If you read recent posts of mine regarding health, you can understand why. I just want to know if such an animal exists.
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    Run Time Monitor

    The thermostat with my newly installed Amana heat pump is a White Rodgers. My old Lux thermostat had a usage feature which would tally the amount of total run time for the day. The White Rodgers...
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    Will do, thanks.

    Will do, thanks.
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    Beenthere, Thanks, I get what you are...

    Beenthere,

    Thanks, I get what you are saying. Right now, it's 30 degrees and the unit is running about 50/50 on/off with ten minute run times, but with a bias of less on than off. So, if I...
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    White Rodgers Thermostat Question

    I had my new system installed. Amana Heat Pump. White Rodgers Thermostat Model 1F95-1277. I want to minimize use of the heat strips and am looking at the specs for the thermostat's control of the...
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    I just had a new system installed on 12/30. It...

    I just had a new system installed on 12/30. It became functional on that date. I will be billed and will pay for the system in January, but can claim the credit on my 2009 tax return because it was...
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    Yes, I am happy to do the yearly maintenance...

    Yes, I am happy to do the yearly maintenance thing. Have done it in the past, but you can forget. So, I will ask about that. It's crazy, maybe it's a guy thing, but I am getting excited about...
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    The lifetime condenser replacement if the...

    The lifetime condenser replacement if the compressor fails, seems too good to be true. We should be in this house for 20-30 more years as you really just have to look at the stats for lifespan for...
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    Yes, indeed. I saw on the Amana website that the...

    Yes, indeed. I saw on the Amana website that the system had to be registered in 60 days. I asked and the company will do it. But, I will double check. Just learned over the years to do that sort...
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    I am very pleased to hear this. I had studied,...

    I am very pleased to hear this. I had studied, and as I have a 25 year old tank Ruud unit, that's what I wanted for a replacement. But, my guys used to be Carrier/Ruud but left Carrier to go...
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    Dan, Close, West Texas. One of the...

    Dan,
    Close, West Texas. One of the problems I had when first learning about HVAC was figuring out that a lot of design and systems today are geared toward dealing with the humidity issue...
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    Thanks, that's exactly what I need to know. So,...

    Thanks, that's exactly what I need to know. So, now we have the flexibility to ramp the system as much as the ducts will allow. I think we are going to get great sensible capacity in the summer,...
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    Hey Robo, I have a question. My...

    Hey Robo,

    I have a question. My understanding is that Amana uses the same air handler from 3.5 to 5 ton. Does this mean the coil is larger able to be used up to the five ton capacity. I...
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    Thanks guys, I appreciate the help. We have...

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the help.

    We have made the deal and install will happen in the week after Christmas. I have confidence in the company I work with. I love Ruud equipment as my present...
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Thank you Doc, I think I am beginning to...

    Thank you Doc,

    I think I am beginning to understand about the first stage. Am I right in thinking that for the input amps, in the first stage you get more BTU or heat work, thus more...
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    Thanks all for your comments. I get the idea...

    Thanks all for your comments. I get the idea that the sensible percentage will be roughly the same in each stage. The increased dehumidification is a function of longer run times. As we will be...
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    Dan, Texas, West Texas-dry

    Dan,
    Texas, West Texas-dry
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