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    THe unit is now 1/2 ton bigger. From 2.5 - 3 ton

    THe unit is now 1/2 ton bigger. From 2.5 - 3 ton
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    As a final follow up to this old thread -- We are...

    As a final follow up to this old thread -- We are on our third summer now and we replaced the whole sytem this week witha new 3 ton unit.

    The company never would do a Manual J - but after...
  3. No load calc was ever done. The went off what i...

    No load calc was ever done. The went off what i told them the sq. footage of the house was.

    It took a lot of cajoling for me to get them and its only becuase they are the "Authourized Bryant...
  4. Thanks, Thats what i figured - i just wanted...

    Thanks,

    Thats what i figured - i just wanted to make sure. Unfortunately I have lost faith in being able to trust this HVAC company and I will be glad when I have a working system and we can both...
  5. But it is the lower line. Is the difference...

    But it is the lower line. Is the difference between the two all cosmetic?
  6. Are these a/c comparable or am I getting jacked around - AGAIN!

    Hello,
    I am having a a/c replaced after 3 summer of inadequate cooling. They have replaced the A coil several times. However, now they have the go ahead from Bryant to replace the condenser and...
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    Furnace sized right?

    Ok -- here is the scenario. I have had a Bryant dual fuel system installed for going into my third summer. Never cooled very well. Every summer I deal witht he installing company who is authorized...
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    Ok -- when I inssited ona manual J they siad No...

    Ok -- when I inssited ona manual J they siad No One does those for residential. Since none of the estimates I had done last did one I didn't have much of a leg to stand on.

    I will be more...
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    Just to keep people abreast of situation. TXV...

    Just to keep people abreast of situation.

    TXV was installed on wednesday 8am. He was done by 11:00 -- said he could get a 17 degree drop which was within mfg specs. Unit worked all day and never...
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    Yes supplys and return are all floor mounted. ...

    Yes supplys and return are all floor mounted. Thats how almost every house here built -- pre 80's was built. I agree -- not ideal -- but will work.

    He did measure the floor space and said it was...
  11. 2.5 ton unit --650AN030-E Old condensor was ...

    2.5 ton unit --650AN030-E


    Old condensor was 3.5 ton 25+ year coleman
  12. Dealer may have to replace a Bryant heat pump...

    Dealer may have to replace a Bryant heat pump installed a year ago. I am considering seeing if they will upgradeit to a 2 speed heat pump. I have a 2 stage heat furnce already installed at the...
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    Service manager came out today. had to leave...

    Service manager came out today. had to leave jobsite (i'm a landscape contractor) early to meet him.

    He said that he was going to slow down the fan because we were only getting a 15 degree drop...
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    Yes - that is the start-up data from THIS season....

    Yes - that is the start-up data from THIS season.

    My sytem uses r-410a

    return air temp was 51 - supply air temp was 71 - outside air temp was 60

    The superhet part of the form is crossed out...
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    Ok -- Here is todays performance Time -Outside...

    Ok -- Here is todays performance

    Time -Outside -- Inside --------- thermostat set at 75 degrees
    8am --- 87 --- 78
    9am --- 94 --- 78
    10am --- 95 --- 77
    12:30 --- 100 ---78
    1pm --- 101...
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    yes -- performance is consistent with last year.

    yes -- performance is consistent with last year.
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    Do not have a evolution controls -- I have ...

    Do not have a evolution controls -- I have Honeywell VisonPro 8320. Keeping track of temps is good idea is a good idea.

    run time is easy -- from 7 am or so each morning to around 11 pm at...
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    On the news last night they had a n hvac guy...

    On the news last night they had a n hvac guy onthat said it is not reasonable to expect your homes a/c to lower the temp more than 20 degrees -- so if you can cool your home to 80 then you should...
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    Well that got it down to 77 degrees today with a...

    Well that got it down to 77 degrees today with a max temp of 94 degrees
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    Tech came out this morning. Said system was...

    Tech came out this morning. Said system was about a pound low on freon -- he topped it off and said wait a couple days and see how that does.

    My guess is it won't make a hill of beans -- luckily...
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    The system I have uses a honeywell TH8320...

    The system I have uses a honeywell TH8320 thermostat.
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    This a/c is 1 ton smaller than my old 25+ year...

    This a/c is 1 ton smaller than my old 25+ year one I had before. They measured sq. footage of house and decided old one was too big for what I needed. They did not do a manual j or d
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    Ok -- last year I had a new Bryant dual-fuel heat...

    Ok -- last year I had a new Bryant dual-fuel heat pump system put in -- put in July 5th 2005.

    Have loved the system so far except for one thing -- it will not cool the house adequately when the...
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    I think it had more to do with the fact no one...

    I think it had more to do with the fact no one would truly troubleshoot it. They didn't understand the problem enought to know where to look.

    I think dual fuel is new to them.
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    Well, went ahead and trouble shooted it myself...

    Well, went ahead and trouble shooted it myself today after they sent another tech out who said they couldn't figure it out and they were going to install a new thermostat -- must be bad cicuitry. I...
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    Yes --- I realize that you can change the balance...

    Yes --- I realize that you can change the balance point -- but only as high as 45 degrees.
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    Thanks Mech -- That was the confusion some of the...

    Thanks Mech -- That was the confusion some of the other techs were having too. It IS below the balance point.

    It was set at 30 degree -- but I kept waking up on 20 degree mornign with nothing...
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    Yep - I guess I was just venting -- Thanks...

    Yep - I guess I was just venting --

    Thanks for your input.
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    I am a landscaping contractor. I'm not ready...

    I am a landscaping contractor.

    I'm not ready to bail on them yet. I think I will demand services when they are convenient for me though.
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    Live in Overland Park -- AirCare did the install.

    Live in Overland Park -- AirCare did the install.
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    and pay for it to get fixed -- I just paid upteen...

    and pay for it to get fixed -- I just paid upteen dollars for a nice new system in July -- hate to pay more so it works right.
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    I have a dual fuel bryant system setup in...

    I have a dual fuel bryant system setup in installed in Kansas City. Had a very reputable company put inthe system.

    However, they haven't been able to fix a problem I've had and I have met...
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    Switched the humidifier supplu line to hot water...

    Switched the humidifier supplu line to hot water yesterday.

    Bonus -- got rid of saddle valve and replaced with a good T and ball valve. This got rid of a high pitch scream that I could alwys hear...
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    I have a honeywell bypass humidifier on dual fuel...

    I have a honeywell bypass humidifier on dual fuel system. Do I need to set it up so the humidifier is fed from the hot water supply instead of cold?
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    Is a gas furnace -- apparently the tech said that...

    Is a gas furnace -- apparently the tech said that the board does not energize the humidifier unles furnace is blowing -- not the humidifier.

    Id does have a humidifier termianl
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    Is a sail switch how this is usually done?

    Is a sail switch how this is usually done?
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    HVAC company came out today. Said humidifier...

    HVAC company came out today. Said humidifier will only come on with furnace -- not heat pump. Said he suggested installing a sail switch int he return duct. Seems like a current sensing switch on...
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    Ok -- I'll give them a call. SOmething isn't...

    Ok -- I'll give them a call. SOmething isn't right. What I

    am worried about i that they just did the winter start-up -- with my paid agreement and it was checked that humidifier worked -- but I...
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    I had a new Bryant Heat pump dueal fuel system...

    I had a new Bryant Heat pump dueal fuel system put in this Fall -- Noticed that the humidifier is nto working.


    What should I check before havinf the HVAC company come out.

    So far -- I checked...
  40. We get a special Heat rate if we use a heat pump....

    We get a special Heat rate if we use a heat pump.

    Standard Rate:

    Winter (8mos) = $.0651/kwh
    Summer (4mos) = $.0736/kwh

    plus monthly service charge of $5.78

    One Meter Electric rate
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    KSpaprtan You and I are both in the same boat...

    KSpaprtan

    You and I are both in the same boat -- and in the same town. i will tell you - that when I was making the decesion -- I looked at the number of days where the average temperature was...
  42. So I am not getting any benefit out of having a 2...

    So I am not getting any benefit out of having a 2 stage furnace?
  43. That sounds great Wyonger. Heat pumps are new...

    That sounds great Wyonger.

    Heat pumps are new to me -- fairly uncommon in this area -- until Dual fuel became more common. But with low electric rates and mostly mild temps -- it seems to fit. ...
  44. Thanks for the replies I live in Kansas City. ...

    Thanks for the replies

    I live in Kansas City. Our WInter Electric rate is .043/kwh for the first 1000 and $.039/kwh after that. Good rates.

    SO you don't think I should set the thermostatback...
  45. WOW - this is agreat site. Wish I would have...

    WOW - this is agreat site. Wish I would have known about this site 3 mos ago when I was researchign and bought a new system for my home. Although I think I would have made the same choice -- it...
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