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    3 contractors sized it when I got independant...

    3 contractors sized it when I got independant quotes. You saying all three fudged the numbers?

    Also the previous furnace was an 85k, but yet another contractor. AND the original furnace was 80k....
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    Hence, I ask and want to know how they work. But...

    Hence, I ask and want to know how they work. But I don't want to shorten the lifespan of my furnace due to excessive cycles. The quest continues.

    Not intimidated at all and not afraid to...
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    Average temp for this time of year is 20 - 25....

    Average temp for this time of year is 20 - 25. Min temps are in the middle teens. It was warmer this morning, around 30.

    1600 sq foot ranch built in the 60s with average insulation for the...
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    So your saying the display on the thermostat is...

    So your saying the display on the thermostat is incorrect. The temperature it displays is right at setpoint, granted it could be a few tenths low. According to you, it could be less. Not...
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    Definitely not over sized. My Robertshaw/Invensys...

    Definitely not over sized. My Robertshaw/Invensys Insight 2-stage thermostat works it just fine. My thoughts are that it just has a very small dead-band since it tries to maintain a constant temp...
  6. Thread: Tridium Time

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    In your local library\tridiumx\lib\muxDemux,...

    In your local library\tridiumx\lib\muxDemux, there is a program object called DateTimeDiscreteComponents. It is an SNS file that you copy and paste into your logic bundle. Is this the info you are...
  7. As Softtail said, Fit Ops is the rep for...

    As Softtail said, Fit Ops is the rep for Invensys/TAC in the Pittsburgh area. When Invensys sold off all of their branch offices, the Pgh office was sold to LW Straw in Johnstown. LW Straw then sold...
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    Color me as another confused one for CPH....

    Color me as another confused one for CPH. :confused: I always thought it was Cycles Per Hour. In the cooling portion of the setup manual, it calls it that. Or is it different for cooling? :confused:...
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    I know I probably missed some suggestions and/or...

    I know I probably missed some suggestions and/or comments, but something else to look into if not already suggested. Check with the humidifier manufacturer and see if they have some info on the...
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    Be aware that the Patton Model 285 may need some...

    Be aware that the Patton Model 285 may need some tweaks to get it to work properly. They do have a Model 285-BC that works better with less fuss. Also watch out for the red and green wires flipping...
  11. Thread: signal

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    Cheapest and easiest way would be what cntrlman...

    Cheapest and easiest way would be what cntrlman suggested. A PC anywhere type setup. If Signal is on XP already and you have XP or 2000, remote desktop is free (I think).
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    I would think the licensing scheme used by...

    I would think the licensing scheme used by Tridium in R2 would not allow another Integrator (Invensys rep or not) to work with the JACE. So an Invensys office or rep may not be able to instal the...
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    I'd be curious to find out more about an OPC...

    I'd be curious to find out more about an OPC server for Network 8000. If you relocate it, let me know.
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    You can use LonMaker to commission these, but you...

    You can use LonMaker to commission these, but you need Workplace Tech to program them. Depending on the revision of firmware in the controller and WP Tech, you might be able to upload the program....
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    Sometimes the local controls companies put on...

    Sometimes the local controls companies put on classes, too. Check in with the Johnson, Honeywell, Siemens, and Invensys controls office (or rep) and see if they offer classes.
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    Does it have a timer for this or is the design...

    Does it have a timer for this or is the design such that an off cycle functions as the defrost? If on a timer or limit, could the defrost element be burnt out?

    What about being level. If the water...
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    3 ton fan motors are a breeze. Just connect wires...

    3 ton fan motors are a breeze. Just connect wires start fan, place blades on fan, and insert into slot where the fan goes. You may need to check rotation. That is best done with the fingers on your...
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    Just my two cents here. Does the building have...

    Just my two cents here. Does the building have general exhaust? The system design may take in account that a certain amount of general exhaust, toilet fans, equipment room exhaust, etc. be running....
  19. Thread: Relays

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    Double post? See other relay post.

    Double post? See other relay post.
  20. Thread: Relays

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    Most relays will have a marking on the relay...

    Most relays will have a marking on the relay which shows which pins or blades are contacts (Common, Normally Closed, or Normally open)and which are coil as a diagram. You could use a meter and check...
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    I feel for you zandman. Trying to find all the...

    I feel for you zandman. Trying to find all the cut wires can be a chore.

    Like Control Man said the MZIIs can be programmed to run like a satellite from the GCM or as a logical controller. Most of...
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    If anyone knows of a 24 VAC one, could you post...

    If anyone knows of a 24 VAC one, could you post info?
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    Not exactly sure what you are asking and I don't...

    Not exactly sure what you are asking and I don't know anything about the MP580.

    But, LNS is echelon's LON network management scheme. Not sure what LNS exactly stands for, but must be something to...
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    zandman, It is possible to communicate with...

    zandman,
    It is possible to communicate with other microzones using a connection at the thermostat. Problem is, the ASD bus needs to be run to the stat. You will also need a RS-232 to RS-485...
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    Zandman, Barbara has not worked for the company...

    Zandman,
    Barbara has not worked for the company since they quit selling lanterns and coolers. /kidding mode = off

    Do a search of this forum and you will see a thread or two about passwords for...
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    Problem with NUDL is it does not support UARTs...

    Problem with NUDL is it does not support UARTs greater than the 16450. It did run on the 16550, but would lock up the comm port when done, so a reboot would be required when you finished running...
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    Updated profile but do not see my email addy...

    Updated profile but do not see my email addy showing in my profile even though the make vivible turned on. SO...

    y2kjackal at verizon dot net is it. TIA
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    I may be way off on my interpretation of the...

    I may be way off on my interpretation of the issue at hand. But, if it takes 10 minutes for the DDC system to "wake up" after a power fail, why not make one of the pumps run failsafe? That is, failed...
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    I know the 2091 is a satellite/slave application...

    I know the 2091 is a satellite/slave application which leads me to believe the 2090 must be similar.

    The 2281s are associated with Unit Vents. The 2497 are somehow associated with Exhaust Fans...
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    I am looking for information on Siemens TEC...

    I am looking for information on Siemens TEC applications 2281, 2090, 2497, 2342. I know the 2281 is a UV application, but the rest I do not know. I have seen manuals that describe the operation of...
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    Like controlman said, you need to know the part...

    Like controlman said, you need to know the part number of the controller.

    Normally, a CP-8102 would fit this bill. If so, this is a reset controller where input B resets the setpoint of A using...
  32. Thread: Bundles,

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    I haven't used done the multiple RS-485 device...

    I haven't used done the multiple RS-485 device bit you mentioned, but I have done many bundles and bundles with composites. I hate composites because if you have to add or modify them later, you need...
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    Have you tried another converter besides the...

    Have you tried another converter besides the Patton? I've seen a powered converter work in Windows where the Patton would not. Yet, strangely enough, the Patton works in DOS.
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    I've had legionnaire's disease. It is basically a...

    I've had legionnaire's disease. It is basically a strain of pneumonia. If pneumonia can be concidered a BRI, then I guess it would. But like noted above, not likely.
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    You'd probably need an OPM (if they are still...

    You'd probably need an OPM (if they are still available). Niagara should be able to push/pull Data from the OPM via the McQuay OPM driver.
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    You'd have to go through Invensys to rename the...

    You'd have to go through Invensys to rename the owner. I believe there is a charge for that in the neighborhood of $500. I don't think the hardware key is affected but, like mentioned above, must...
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    Just because XPSI loads does not mean that it...

    Just because XPSI loads does not mean that it will "connect". But let's give it a shot.

    Under Site Setup Pick PSI Host, Comm Port (com1 or com2 which ever you have), and 19.2 K baud rate. I always...
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    I am familiar with the CP-8161-333 which is a...

    I am familiar with the CP-8161-333 which is a similar but different product. I think the -727-1 is an OEM product. But anyhow, on the right hand side of the controller should be the relay contact...
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    Is the MZII on an ASD bus with a GCM/UNC? Also if...

    Is the MZII on an ASD bus with a GCM/UNC? Also if using XPSI make sure the site setup is correct(ie PSI under GCM, baud rate, etc.). Also check for a DCE/DTE configuration on your converter.

    PSI...
  40. Thread: Prographics

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    This is the email address I have for Ann. I just...

    This is the email address I have for Ann. I just emailed her not 2-3 weeks ago regarding an issue I had with a different product.

    Ann.Hardy@directenergy.com

    FWIW, I do not care for the product...
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