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    Engineering is basically observed failure so he...

    Engineering is basically observed failure so he will learn his lesson when he impales something, and hopefully not some one.
  2. Looks good, as said I wouldn't have hung it but...

    Looks good, as said I wouldn't have hung it but the goliath pans are great no blocks or risers needed, built in float switch, rubber "isolators" but pricy and you have to lay it in right or a panel...
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    Owns a indoor conditioned swimming pool and cant...

    Owns a indoor conditioned swimming pool and cant pay for service. I hope they removed the horizontal pan if they rigged the right side to pull air through coil. They might as well plan on changing...
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    Thanks, will be leaving the shop today with an...

    Thanks, will be leaving the shop today with an extra ceiling register, drywall saw and a few materials.
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    All it needs is a few more coats of mastic. The...

    All it needs is a few more coats of mastic. The key is to let it dry between coats :eek2:
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    Understood, sarcasm has a habit of going over my...

    Understood, sarcasm has a habit of going over my head :det: The 90's are plenty but neat.
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    Condenser unit "4" with zig-zag suction line?

    Condenser unit "4" with zig-zag suction line?
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    Very cool, had a cat take a swing at me for...

    Very cool, had a cat take a swing at me for trying to get a temp D from a vent he was "using". I checked from a different register.
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    We used to do all the HVAC work for some local...

    We used to do all the HVAC work for some local housing authorities, not maintenance. Each one has 2 maintenance men who are supposed to replace filters and clean coils ect.. along with their other...
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    If its 101 outside and the unit cycles twice an...

    If its 101 outside and the unit cycles twice an hour to keep it at 72, I would say its oversized technically. It could be correctly sized to a custom outdoor and indoor design temp, IE.. 107 ODT w/...
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    Look more into who is installing it rather than...

    Look more into who is installing it rather than what it is. You can have the nicest newest system, and if its installed incorrectly you have a expensive mess. To the Goodman-Amana issues.. They push...
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    Also, blowers run longer to get the last bit of...

    Also, blowers run longer to get the last bit of heat or cooling out of the coil, when the system stops, usually 45 secs but depending on the system could be much longer. Most likely just the fan is...
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    I would go with one of the contractors that did...

    I would go with one of the contractors that did the calc, and would suggest putting in a second return with a 4 Ton. The size of the return duct behind the 24x24 grille is just as important as the...
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    Have contractor come back out and look at the...

    Have contractor come back out and look at the system, specifically the control wires. If ductwork is undersized on a zone system, especially single stage compressors with psc or X13 blower motors...
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    Have a combustion test done on all the gas...

    Have a combustion test done on all the gas appliances and see how it looks. The tester should know this but make sure they do one with all the equipment running at same time. It could be fine the way...
  16. It seems like the blanked coil is the issue....

    It seems like the blanked coil is the issue. Being in CO you need more heat than air conditioning. Sounds like they just put a small 3 ton coil on the big 90k furnace, which is most likely also...
  17. X2 Variable speed compressors need to be...

    X2 Variable speed compressors need to be "communicating" systems and every brand has their own proprietary system. If you mean variable speed blower (way more common) then you can use any...
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    10kw, preferably 2 staged is best bet. It isn't...

    10kw, preferably 2 staged is best bet. It isn't to big, but will give you enough emergency heat to stop it from getting to cold if Heat pump goes out at bad time. A calc needs to be done, but being...
  19. Is the duct sized for the coil? Or does it have a...

    Is the duct sized for the coil? Or does it have a transition going to bigger duct after the coil? to get the "resistance" of coil a reading must be taken before and after the coil. .4 WC is way...
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    X2 on a no for Nutone/Nordyne and Goodman gas...

    X2 on a no for Nutone/Nordyne and Goodman gas packs are a pain to work on. Not much lennox or York experience. If you go with Trane make sure to get at least a XL13, as it has a 20yr Heat exchanger...
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    I assume he used Wrightsoft, which is a good...

    I assume he used Wrightsoft, which is a good program but there are so many variables it is easy for contractors to make it look like it needs more capacity than it really does. Like infiltration...
  22. 300psig head pressure is pretty high for a r22...

    300psig head pressure is pretty high for a r22 system. I understand its vegas and a rooftop unit but it could be working its way higher throughout the day which can cause the unit to shutdown and...
  23. They don't make them like they used to! I have...

    They don't make them like they used to! I have an aunt who lives alone and uses 2 110v window units in her small old singlewide and the ducts are a mess and existing original coleman electric...
  24. Home many zones do you have? If you have a 2...

    Home many zones do you have? If you have a 2 story house with 2 zones one for each floor, and a centrally located thermostat on each floor, a remote sensor will not help. The thermostat should be...
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    I think you meant PG92s and I don't am not...

    I think you meant PG92s and I don't am not familiar with the GMMV model#, but assume its a Variable speed blower version of G9MXE. Payne and Day and Night are the same, and I would suggest the Day...
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    If mechanical room is on same level as the bonus...

    If mechanical room is on same level as the bonus room, why not just put a extra return and a extra supply register or 2 in shared wall btw bonus and Mech room? I am assuming that the ceiling is roof...
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    You are lucky that the mechanical room is on the...

    You are lucky that the mechanical room is on the 3rd/ Bonus Room Floor. As has been said the only way to correctly solve this is zoning by modifying your existing system or adding a separate system...
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    a 4 degree temp swing is pretty noticeable, and...

    a 4 degree temp swing is pretty noticeable, and would be uncomfortable to most people.
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    Seems like they accidently crossed high voltage...

    Seems like they accidently crossed high voltage into the 24v controls. I don't see how this could have directly damaged the compressor or any other 240 volt motor. If they were checking the...
  30. I have not installed a Lennox, but am a HEIL...

    I have not installed a Lennox, but am a HEIL (Comfortmaker), Trane (American Standard) and Goodman (previously) dealer. As you have heard installation is more important than the brand of equipment. ...
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    Reminds me of a while back when the Hyperion...

    Reminds me of a while back when the Hyperion first came out. I pulled up on a job site and one of the installers had the coil out trying to flip it! He was happy to learn that it was multi position...
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    Better to pull controls out than go to the coil...

    Better to pull controls out than go to the coil with a ice pick or screwdriver.
  33. plastic tie bands/straps FTW.

    plastic tie bands/straps FTW.
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    If system isn't to old, you can get a new r 410 a...

    If system isn't to old, you can get a new r 410 a condenser and change out TXV for r410a one. I would consider going with a 4 ton condenser since it appears you have a 4 ton airhandler. Have them do...
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    Can u post entire model #s for condenser and air...

    Can u post entire model #s for condenser and air handler. Also age of system.
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    Regardless I would have high pressure switch tied...

    Regardless I would have high pressure switch tied back in even if you have to rest it while waiting. Nothing wrong with a water heater heating exchanger if installed correctly. But it seems to me...
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    Trane don't use 5-2-1 relay from factory on...

    Trane don't use 5-2-1 relay from factory on scroll comps. Only recips, and they only put those in smaller XB units. Can't check comfort site right now will later. But I thought 1.5 to 3 Tons was...
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    Those are white plumbing straps. Looks very...

    Those are white plumbing straps. Looks very nice, and good idea with carpet, easy on knees and don't have to worry about tearing plastic. Not a big fan of black flex but that crawl space looks to be...
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    It happens. I had three start ups side by side...

    It happens. I had three start ups side by side all new construction. We have a rule that if the person who sets the heat pump or condenser doesn't pull a vac, leak test and open valves, MUST not...
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    looks like HVAC installers had to cut the flue...

    looks like HVAC installers had to cut the flue vent to get duct installed and threw some spare collars together to make that picaso. I hope they at least planned to come back and "forgot". ...
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    That does look dangerous, We don't have many...

    That does look dangerous, We don't have many basements and luckily the majority of oil customers have outdoor above ground tanks. Not a fan of oil by any means, messy as all get out and the soot is...
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    More reason to use duct wrap instead of liner,...

    More reason to use duct wrap instead of liner, but a problem regardless.
  43. Remember, lift with your knees and not your back!

    Remember, lift with your knees and not your back!
  44. I have noticed there are some customers (usually...

    I have noticed there are some customers (usually used to work in some type of contracting business or think they know HVAC as well as we do) who ask questions like how much more for a 3 Ton if we...
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    I see where you are coming from. On our end...

    I see where you are coming from. On our end (Techs, Sales) variable or variable speed is distinct to blower motors. I havent heard anyone call a VS blower a modulating blower. Modulating is...
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    First thing to come to mind is oversized unit and...

    First thing to come to mind is oversized unit and or undersized ductwork. I doubt you needed a 4 Ton to begin and unless that wasn't keeping up with your demand why did he go with a 5 Ton furnace...
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    I would have a company (the one you are dealing...

    I would have a company (the one you are dealing with now?) with a good rep to do a good service on it and maybe add a media filter, and a maintenance agreement so you may get some longer life out of...
  48. I don't have much geo experience, but it seems...

    I don't have much geo experience, but it seems there isn't enough heat transfer in the loop to ground or coil. Beenthere is onto something, with the undersized ductwork causing less heat...
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    You can run them together, its just a matter of...

    You can run them together, its just a matter of controls and how much hot water you want to dedicate to aux heat. When you have a number of radiant floor systems, domestic hot water needs, and a...
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    Electric Strips are after the Evaporator, In a...

    Electric Strips are after the Evaporator, In a standing/vertical upflow position the blower or evap coil would be first and the strips last (last thing to effect air temp before supply duct). Its...
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