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  1. Thread: Our Mascot????

    by Carnak
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    I believe the site's founder's daughter came up...

    I believe the site's founder's daughter came up with the mascot
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    This is not your thread someone was nominating...

    This is not your thread someone was nominating you for sainthood, I think otherwise
  3. There is air infiltration, and this infiltrating...

    There is air infiltration, and this infiltrating air can bring a lotr of mositure with it. Fibreglass will not stop this air movement, the sheet rock will.

    Once you have the sheet rock in place...
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    Brian you do not really know what you are talking...

    Brian you do not really know what you are talking about, however it involved a certain poster being edditted then kicked out in 2000 for making comments that "This site exists to sell HVAC-Calc...
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    David You like pushing buttons and...

    David

    You like pushing buttons and manipulating people
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    I would nominate him to troll status

    I would nominate him to troll status
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    We went through a major hurricane here in 2004,...

    We went through a major hurricane here in 2004, and it was very obvious that metal standing seam was the most durable roofing.

    White metal is so simple, and is widespread.

    You can also get...
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    I noticed the duct straps caught your attention....

    I noticed the duct straps caught your attention. They are a slick product invented by a member here called benncool. They would make a good addition to your ducting kit.
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    What I get, is no matter what the problem, the...

    What I get, is no matter what the problem, the solution is the capacity of your product.

    I guess it stings a bit when you hit a nerve :)
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    If the minimum RH of 26% is real, it must have...

    If the minimum RH of 26% is real, it must have coincided with a temperature of 85 or better

    Have your contractor adjust the dipswitches for the blower to run for 5 minutes after the compressor...
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    I have the insualtion on top of my roof deck and...

    I have the insualtion on top of my roof deck and white metal on top of the insulation.

    I get a lot of condensation on top of the roof on clear nights and no wind.

    My attic is warmest after the...
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    What I am saying is now, it would seem there is...

    What I am saying is now, it would seem there is summer time infiltration if you need to pull out 2 pounds per hour. You go on other tangents and say summer time infiltration is non-exisitent, so that...
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    Is first stage staying on for extended times or...

    Is first stage staying on for extended times or is it cycling on and off?

    Are they split face coils like bigtime was asking?
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    Paul Allen's condo has a white roof

    Paul Allen's condo has a white roof
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    I am just a scratched record when it comes to...

    I am just a scratched record when it comes to radiant barriers, the best one is a white roof
  16. I guess if someone had a BPI certificate and sort...

    I guess if someone had a BPI certificate and sort of troubleshot buildings for a living, they would be a pro
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    You would describe how you would mount the...

    You would describe how you would mount the controls, wire in conduit or perhaps shielded plenum rated cable. So if there is a written spec on how to do it, then plagerize the spec giving it an...
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    If they have poly under the slab, then there is a...

    If they have poly under the slab, then there is a vapour barrier. Concrete itself is pretty pourous. Put a plastic or metal pail on the floor for a day or two. If you pick up the pail and there is a...
  19. I would go for it if it was pro member only

    I would go for it if it was pro member only
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    he is playing a game, he had everyone guessing...

    he is playing a game, he had everyone guessing low airflow then he basically says he has over 1200 CFM on his 2.5 ton system, he has come back that he has removed his humidifier, traversed the return...
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    I think you are a self appointed champion of...

    I think you are a self appointed champion of homeowners trying to have fun shooting 'blue collar fish' in a barrel

    I am not going to waste any more time on your threads.
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    You are are getting better Roland. Dos Equis...

    You are are getting better Roland. Dos Equis 'world's most informred customer' can actually traverse the return duct.

    Are you sure you are not on the DIY sites and the other sites where pro's get...
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    As a second thought, seeing how someone beat you...

    As a second thought, seeing how someone beat you to it and shut the outside air right off, maybe there are steady exhaust fans running right now and they make the building go negative.

    This would...
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    I tired following his logic before, he made it...

    I tired following his logic before, he made it sound like some how on autofan mode, the coil dries out and puts all the water back into the room air. Maybe I was just missing his point.

    Best thing...
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    is your kool duct guy in NJ or Ohio?

    is your kool duct guy in NJ or Ohio?
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    You are fishing, stringing people along, trying...

    You are fishing, stringing people along, trying your best to push buttons
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    I still do not see your logic of "mositure on the...

    I still do not see your logic of "mositure on the coil and pan" going right back into the room air in an hour. About all I could make of your data was, in an hour's time, with a unit cycled off or...
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    You can feel out some customers and charge them...

    You can feel out some customers and charge them double what you would normally charge because of the PITA factor.

    These customers are the ones who think they know everything yet they basically...
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    No, that is why I asked the guy to clarify the 10...

    No, that is why I asked the guy to clarify the 10 in the first place,
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    house is a system

    house is a system
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    try easy off oven cleaner for those obtuse coil...

    try easy off oven cleaner for those obtuse coil cloggs
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    if they are just standard packages, they probably...

    if they are just standard packages, they probably only have 3 row cooling coils so with high humidity going in it is possible that it gets overwhelmed and shifts to more latent.

    Due the math maybe...
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    he has been asked about the 10F already

    he has been asked about the 10F already
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    When you control temperature in cooling, you...

    When you control temperature in cooling, you supply air that is cooler than the temperature you want to maintain.

    When you want to control humidity, you have to supply air to the space which has a...
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    The different materials all have their advantages...

    The different materials all have their advantages in different situations.

    Hard to beat properly sealed metal, professionally insulated. It takes a lot of effort well beyond average skill to have...
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    If you run the blower all the time, you need a...

    If you run the blower all the time, you need a minimum 20 minutes of compressor run time to get SOME water to actually drain away.

    If the compressor runs less than that, basically what happens is...
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    sure, get in a surgical suite and it can even be...

    sure, get in a surgical suite and it can even be "no galvanized" stainless/aluminum only.
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    Or an attic power ventilator installed 5 years ago

    Or an attic power ventilator installed 5 years ago
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    If "keep the stat running all the time" means you...

    If "keep the stat running all the time" means you have the blower running all the time like Baldloonie says, then that is half of your problem right there.

    Need more info for the other half, not...
  40. Did the santafe remove double the water of the...

    Did the santafe remove double the water of the kenmore?

    It should it's probably double the capacity
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    I never see any point of lining sheet metal...

    I never see any point of lining sheet metal ductwork down stream of a VAV box for sound, when you could just make it duct board.

    I have duct baord in my own home.

    My father put in a lot of...
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    Lol Ridley. That is where all the rich islanders...

    Lol Ridley. That is where all the rich islanders send their kids for boarding school. I had a guy working for me before he grew up a block from Ridley.

    A member here called benncool invented the...
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    You guys are a big fab shop and the commerical...

    You guys are a big fab shop and the commerical contractors sub all the duct orders to you guys gen?

    In the past year or so down here there has been miles of TDF from SC shipped down here for the...
  44. Thread: math formula

    by Carnak
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    By the way, I do not know of any such formula to...

    By the way, I do not know of any such formula to give the subcooling required :)
  45. Thread: Psychrometer

    by Carnak
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    I would trust wet toilet paper on a thermocouple...

    I would trust wet toilet paper on a thermocouple over half of the digital meters on the market
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    I would say the different duct materials all have...

    I would say the different duct materials all have their uses.
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    I did a lot of residential work in Canada, my...

    I did a lot of residential work in Canada, my family line is genetically immune to tetnus so I was a 4rth gen tin basher way back in the day, worked for an industrial OEM, did commercial contracting...
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    which one is correct, 49000, 6.5 tons or 16.5...

    which one is correct, 49000, 6.5 tons or 16.5 tons?

    CFM= QS/(1.08 x temperature change) , return air temp - supply air temp. where QS is the room sensible heat.

    You are going to have to do some...
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    Robo popped wood over that fact when he was down...

    Robo popped wood over that fact when he was down here. He figured it was the oil that never got washed off the coils when they left the factory
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    The depth and breadth also suggest Roland Martin...

    The depth and breadth also suggest Roland Martin would have made a good avatar.

    70F in Florida is also just begging for condensation problems, leading to mold and other problems
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