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    I wanna know how...

    how much money this idiot wasted on unneeded fittings.
  2. Let me guess....

    no inspection sticker was there?
  3. Dew point/humidity

    I work a fair amount in the IAQ field and have learned alot about controling humidity in homes (crawls included). Dehumidifiers are installed in a manner where they are drawing from a central return...
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    I've been installing them for years and have...

    I've been installing them for years and have heard no major complaints other than price of replacement medias. The manufactur recommends 1+ year replacements however I've seen a 34% + increase in...
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    One per system usually gets it done. I've been...

    One per system usually gets it done. I've been doing this for six years and that's all I've ever seen.
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    Crawl Spaces

    The key to crawl spaces remediation is humidity control. Maintaining Rh levels 52% or lower is the key. All the cleaning in the world doesn't do any good if you have high humidity and mold growing...
  7. I bought a new jug of r-22 today for $180.00....

    I bought a new jug of r-22 today for $180.00. Alot of companies will sell the first two pounds for 100 or more.
  8. Actually started a policy with service techs. You...

    Actually started a policy with service techs. You find an issue YOU fix the issue none of this "yo fred is better at that than I am!" junk. I'm guessing that didn't pass inspection.
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    Can't believe pulses are still out there? See...

    Can't believe pulses are still out there? See them weekly and in different houses and what about another Lennox brain storm; The complete heat!
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    Aprilaire 1700

    If a nickel for everyone I've installed...

    I agree partly with another poster. Pull the return air from a central EXISTING r/a grill into the dehu. Then exhaust it in the return air plenum. The...
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    Haven't we all... :)

    Haven't we all... :)
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    Unit icing over

    Yes the TXV could be bad, try this. Remove the super heat bulb from the suction line and wrap it in a hot/warm rag the TXV should flood wide open sending the pressures through the roof. Then put it...
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    Maybe I'm.....

    losing the point of this discussion but if more than two dies don't we need to look for another problem that might be causing the death of so many comps?
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    can it breath?

    Too close to the wall skippy. Of course this unit was installed years ago, however manufactuer specs are very detailed when it comes to distances from the house.
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    Not all side jobs...

    are performed by unethical morons. I've done a number of side jobs (friends and family as previsouly mentioned) and have yet to have a problem. Yes, I would have to say that the vast majority of...
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    Mold is no fun...

    At the end of the day a filter, cleaners and what not is only a "bandaid." When you have someone that is mold sensitive you have to get aggressive. Because just a filter, Dehumidifier, UV light...
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    For Doc

    Good to go Doc the best method I've found and what I've always heard is to weigh it in!
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    maybe...

    He is trying to use a wireless refrigeration application... If you are willing to take the time and put in the effort any lineset can look great. (or like S**T like our buddy said)
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    Bleach for mold?

    Everything that I've been told is that bleach will do nothing to mold but turn it white. Some types of mold may be different just be careful...
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    Installer start up?

    Maybe installers don't do start ups where you come from but I've been doing my own since I entered this industry and have yet to kill anything like this guy. I guess it all depends on skill level...
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    Great line set cover! We just use gutters when...

    Great line set cover! We just use gutters when we have to run them outside the house. P. strap wouldn't work here in Ga either. Gotta love all thread and uni-strut though. Looks great!
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    Very nice! One ? though. Where's the filter? Is...

    Very nice! One ? though. Where's the filter? Is it a single filter on the other side of the wall? I guess it is considering everyone is talking about a townhome.
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    looks pretty dang good to me. What are the space...

    looks pretty dang good to me. What are the space requirements on the sides for those units? I know lennox has 36" on one side and can be 12" on the other two with 24" at the door (I think)
  24. looks good..

    to me! I like cased coils but not with exposed insulation. I also like a clean out on the condensate line, makes servicing easier for the techs.
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    my first question is: Is your son peeing in the...

    my first question is: Is your son peeing in the air duct? (I've seen this before) or how about a pet? (seen that too) Also any time you have mold resident in your furnace, coil or air handler it is...
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    The company I work for does alot of crawl space...

    The company I work for does alot of crawl space remediation. The basic idea is to reduce humidity below 50% RH and mold will die. Remove all prevent ground covering spread lime retarp the whole...
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    clean air is what i do

    I install alot of the Aprilaire EAC 5000. They work very well and can be installed on any HVAC system out there.
    In your situation if you son is really haveing health issues related to indoor...
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    your tools

    I am currently enroll in tech school myself at Chattahoochee Tech in Marietta Georgia. They provided me with a tool list before they would even let me start working in the lab. If you have a fax...
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    What about duel fuel? also ask about zoning. 660...

    What about duel fuel? also ask about zoning. 660 sqft is small but he should be talented enough to figure it out.
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    The outdoor temp sensor takes into account the...

    The outdoor temp sensor takes into account the ODT along with the setting you have place on the humidistat. I work for a man that has been at this for over 30 years and my supervisor for around 15,...
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