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    CKing, I chose the A/S 96.7% furnace and the...

    CKing,

    I chose the A/S 96.7% furnace and the A/S Allegience 16 two-ton condensor. I won't be able to comment on the A/C until next Summer but I am very happy so far with the furnace. It is...
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    Tigerdunes, I live in the Boston area and am...

    Tigerdunes,

    I live in the Boston area and am also replacing the A/C sytem. I had a Carrier 2000 10-SEER 3 ton condensor with matching coil that just died. The unit was way oversized according to...
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    National Grid, the gas provider in my area only...

    National Grid, the gas provider in my area only offers American Standard if you want to get the discount. The furnances I was told can cost $2,000 but you can get one for $300 after all rebates and...
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    Please Help: Chosing a Gas HE Furnace

    :confused:I am replacing my current 80K BTU forced hot air by oil heating system with gas. The house has been manually J-sized and I was told I need a 60K BTU furnace.

    The gas company in the...
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    He did not ask about relatively humidity but did...

    He did not ask about relatively humidity but did ask what temperature we could live with inside on a 90 degree day. I believe the load calculation says 75 degress which is fine with me if it takes...
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    Thanks for the advice. I do not understand what...

    Thanks for the advice. I do not understand what dry bulb and wet bulb mean but I can ask my contractor.

    As far as having a 2 ton condensor attached to a 3 ton coil though I should not be...
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    Confidence in AHRI Certificates

    An installer of Americand Standard came in and did a room-by-room load analysis that indicated I needed a 2 ton condensor and 60K BTU furance. I have a small 1,300 square foot two story house in...
  8. Thanks for all the advice. I will make sure the...

    Thanks for all the advice. I will make sure the equipment is AHRI rated and discuss it with the contractor to make sure the coil and condensor match up properly for the best ratings.

    Any comments...
  9. Thanks Designer Dan. This is a great checklist. ...

    Thanks Designer Dan. This is a great checklist. I will go over this with my contractor tonight.
  10. Discussing Manual J Sizing Calc with HVAC Installer

    Thank you all for your responses earlier related to my concerns over installing undersized equipment. I think I am going to go with the smaller 2 ton condensor and see if I can make any improvements...
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    Thanks everyone for all your help. Based on the...

    Thanks everyone for all your help. Based on the consistency of responses it looks like my problem is my actual ductwork and not going from a 3 ton system to a 2 ton system. I am meeting with my...
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    The furnace is in fact a variable speed 2-stage...

    The furnace is in fact a variable speed 2-stage furnace.

    How do I correct the duct work? Is there a calculation or measurement the contractor can do? The duct work is rigid sheet metal already...
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    Concerns on installing undersized equipment

    Thank you in advance for reading my post. I am new to the site and need some advice as I am in the middle of replacing my heating and cooling system. I live in the Boston area and have a relatively...
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