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    the answer to your question is...yes

    the answer to your question is...yes
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    is there anything near the t-stat that may cause...

    is there anything near the t-stat that may cause a false load, IE lighting, computer, water heater directly behind the wall?
    some of these new t-stats have a factory offset function so you can...
  3. i have never worked all aluminum duct work , but...

    i have never worked all aluminum duct work , but you may want to read this
    http://avogadro.chem.iastate.edu/msds/al_powder.htm
    Aluminum oxidizes...heat exacerbates this condition, in the furnace...
  4. is this metal ductwork? with the insulation on...

    is this metal ductwork? with the insulation on the outside? just a couple guesses, the white powder is the galvanic coating coming off inside of duct due to the oversized furnace (to much airflow/to...
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    well at least you have electronic leak detector,...

    well at least you have electronic leak detector, I'm just going to guess here, but i think you have restriction in your metering device, pump the unit down and check the orifice and add a proper...
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    yes I agree....and yes that is what he is...

    yes I agree....and yes that is what he is suggesting
  7. 1. Superheat is relatively meaningless until the...

    1. Superheat is relatively meaningless until the system is at or near its design temperature. At high loads, the superheat will tend to be high and decrease as the load drops. If you try to set SH...
  8. with that theory then what if i had a extremely...

    with that theory then what if i had a extremely long lineset or a oversized condenser..then i would still not consider subcooling? I can understand if your checking subcooling at the outlet of the...
  9. where did you read that? I have never seen...

    where did you read that? I have never seen that...and I am currently teaching advanced commercial refrigeration and no where in the book does it say anything of the sort. at design temps why would...
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    what is brand/make of unit? may be able to ask...

    what is brand/make of unit? may be able to ask builder/developer to simply add iso pad supports under unit or a compressor blacket/noise reducer to help reduce some start up noise if that is the...
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    a small room/workshop with a window unit would...

    a small room/workshop with a window unit would work, but yes the discharge air back into the main space would add heat. i would start with exhaust fan on one end of barn and vent/window intake on the...
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    i would hook it up to that new pool....make it a...

    i would hook it up to that new pool....make it a hot tub...
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    there's an arrow?

    there's an arrow?
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    it is a wide range question to answer, Delta T is...

    it is a wide range question to answer, Delta T is dependent on many factors, ambient conditions, equipment, design, age of equipment just for starters. the tech may be able to adjust, but to charge a...
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    i think what there suggesting is a exhaust fan on...

    i think what there suggesting is a exhaust fan on one end with a fresh air intake on the other end, simply drawing air thru the space will have some what a of cooling effect. only option you really...
  16. looks like very nice install....no pans under the...

    looks like very nice install....no pans under the tanks required?
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    sounds like you could have restriction. you need...

    sounds like you could have restriction. you need a HVAC service company you can trust to do things right. I would ask around to neighbors friends and family and see. IF you dont trust that techs...
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    wow, i thought 3% was high...but our union really...

    wow, i thought 3% was high...but our union really does nothing...
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    ok major issues with fan in on position, move to...

    ok major issues with fan in on position, move to auto for sure. the indoor coil is wet and your blowing air across and throwing moisture right back in the air when the outside unit cycles off....
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    no idea what size, but if you search this site...

    no idea what size, but if you search this site there is really long thread on using oversized caps...been a long debate...
  21. each manufacturer different...but basically they...

    each manufacturer different...but basically they monitor 3 legs of power, if one leg drops then it will cut out control circuit, some have a adjustable delay for time out.
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    that would be red flag for me...I agree with...

    that would be red flag for me...I agree with herefishy42 check SH and TXV i'm guessing restriction...
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    I agree on adding a factory start kit and CC...

    I agree on adding a factory start kit and CC heater, as far as ratings go...you will have to talk to another engineer....I have questioned engineers about designs and get the same answer " you...
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    restriction maybe...why was the compressor...

    restriction maybe...why was the compressor changed? was there new dryers installed?
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    is the basement part of the conditioned...

    is the basement part of the conditioned space?....one solution would be to condition the basement with the access AC so you can eliminate need for Dehums...
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    well I know you hate to hear it , but husband is...

    well I know you hate to hear it , but husband is on the right track. the longer your unit runs the more RH is removed, but your digital t-stat with RH % reading should force the unit to run longer....
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    you come across any 9mm or .45 LC rounds laying...

    you come across any 9mm or .45 LC rounds laying around let me know...lol
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    love Dubai, looks like a good course. prices are...

    love Dubai, looks like a good course. prices are not bad.
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    don't forget , that furnace may not be able to be...

    don't forget , that furnace may not be able to be installed horizontally any way, so you would have added cost of new furnace
  30. I would start with a whole house exhaust fan,...

    I would start with a whole house exhaust fan, installs in ceiling and pulls are out of home through and out the attic..getting a dehum big enough to do your whole house...I do not think that would be...
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    does not sound like a easy fix for sure, I'm not...

    does not sound like a easy fix for sure, I'm not shocked on the Lennox rep, after working for a Lennox dealer for years..do you know what SEER rating your unit is? do you know if it has a variable...
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    IAQ/HVAC consultant

    I am considering starting my own business as a HVAC/Indoor air quality Consultant, I am looking for feed back and possible advise from a current consultant.. ( I know online we are all...
  33. Fujitsu Mini splits are superior when it comes to...

    Fujitsu Mini splits are superior when it comes to noise and vibration, even if a fan blade broke ( seen in many mini splits but not Fujitsu) the vibration would probably not be noticeable less your...
  34. Thread: Bad Damper?

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    if you can locate the damper look at it and...

    if you can locate the damper look at it and listen to it...have someone activate the t-stat and see if there is any noise or sound change. do not dismantle it as there is voltage inside of it. on...
  35. Thread: Trash Night

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    lots of little baggies and Empty "joker"...

    lots of little baggies and Empty "joker" packages? :eek2::eek2:
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    just like any other unit, weigh in charge very...

    just like any other unit, weigh in charge very critical in marine AC maybe more than most, like ice machine. weigh in charge, check proper water flow thru tube in tube coil, and amp draw. I have one...
  37. so you have filter at the hvac unit, but not in...

    so you have filter at the hvac unit, but not in the return grill? im guessing...if that is case i recommend a cheap blue (not pleated) on the return grill to catch large debris and pleated filter at...
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    going simple would be easy, are either units...

    going simple would be easy, are either units working at all now? sounds like you may have other issues. what type of programmable t-stats did you remove?
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    i got the samsung french door top and freezer...

    i got the samsung french door top and freezer bottom from lowes about a year ago, got the extended warranty from lowes.
    Unit great so far, you can set fridge and freeze temps, have dual cooling. we...
  40. Well tiger loop makes them, its required for a...

    Well tiger loop makes them, its required for a single pipe system. you do have to consider tank location. is the oil heater above or below the oil tank? when was the last time the tank was drained...
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    really should not be a problem, just buy one from...

    really should not be a problem, just buy one from a big box store that has a good return policy, then if it fails just bring it back...
  42. Thread: Goodman

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    what is amp draw of the motor? this really...

    what is amp draw of the motor?
    this really first time you have seen a sequencer used for fan operation?
    Does the unit have electric heat?
    Does the unit only freeze when the fan is not running?
  43. there is a lot more than just capping off, Tank...

    there is a lot more than just capping off, Tank location, and if you worked on oil 30 plus you would know you would need a "device" installed to make it a one pipe.
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    :grin2:
  45. you can make it last longer by setting your...

    you can make it last longer by setting your thermostat at 78 instead of 72...I am guessing you have set at 72 due to your return temp. if you could set higher you could reduce energy bills and make...
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    had issues with Trane coils years ago, was the...

    had issues with Trane coils years ago, was the coating on the coils...ask how much to change the indoor evap coil with new..
  47. Has any of the 3 done a proper load calculation? ...

    Has any of the 3 done a proper load calculation? Who ever you go with have everything in writing of what they are promising, so in the event you have issues in the future you have paperwork to back...
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    try and pump it down...

    try and pump it down...
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    I would like to know where they get 16 seer out...

    I would like to know where they get 16 seer out of that..
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    looks like it just needs new paint///

    looks like it just needs new paint///
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