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  1. Thread: test

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    test

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    Wall Furnaces - what brand do you prefer?

    Hi all,

    I need to choose wall furnaces for a customer - one for a small bedroom and one for garage. There seems to be 3 main brands: Empire, Williams, Cozy. There might be more, but I came up with...
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    >I should have stated this more clearly... I...

    >I should have stated this more clearly...

    I was not picking on you at all, rather sharing my own experience.
    There are so many components around these days, that you can't rely on your...
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    >I do know that the Rheem RHLL (R410A air handler...

    >I do know that the Rheem RHLL (R410A air handler with X13 motor) claims
    >to boost the SEER by at least 1.

    BamaCool,
    It's a team work to bump SEER rating up. The team includes the condenser,...
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    >A regular blower motor runs at the same speed...

    >A regular blower motor runs at the same speed for heating as it does cooling.

    True only for the oldest ones with a single speed belt drive blower motor. Most of the old furnace being replaced...
  6. Thread: Smelly fireplaces

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    Re: checklists

    hearthman,

    Thanks a lot for the help.

    gm
  7. Thread: Smelly fireplaces

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    Re: move to the forum labeled Fireplaces?

    -Need much more info.:
    -masonry or factory built Fp?
    -fuel?
    -Venting?
    -house construction?
    -forced air ventilation?

    Those were all direct vent natural gas fire places. Houses were new with...
  8. Thread: Smelly fireplaces

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    Re: Fireplace smell

    I am not really familiar with pressure balancing. Could you post any links?
    I forgot to mention in my first post - those are direct vent fireplaces. Fans could be a factor. Including fans in power...
  9. Thread: Smelly fireplaces

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    From time to time I come asross a situation when...

    From time to time I come asross a situation when 10-15 min after fireplace starts, smell of flue products starts coming into the house. What's puzzling, it's not even the room with the fireplace. It...
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    >They also need to know that the coil is...

    >They also need to know that the coil is completely clean ...

    I was tempted to say that no manual tells exactly how much pressure drop comes from the air flow and how much from the dog's hair and...
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    re2ell, Thanks for the link. How could I forgot...

    re2ell,
    Thanks for the link. How could I forgot about Dwyer?
    Regards,
    gm
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    rsmith, Thanks for the good link. gm

    rsmith,

    Thanks for the good link.

    gm
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    Usually, during a residential service call no...

    Usually, during a residential service call no evaporator information is available.
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    I am looking for a fast and inexpensive way to...

    I am looking for a fast and inexpensive way to estimate CFM in central air system.
    Thanks in advance for sharing your experience.

    gm
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    Goodman Products

    We installed about 40 Goodman furnaces this winter - GMS and GMV. Not a glitch. Customers love them.
    Air conditioners - the same story.
    Just my 2c.

    BTW, all the installers say that variable...
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    Hi All, Which ductless AC do we have in...

    Hi All,

    Which ductless AC do we have in Toronto/Ontario? Sanyo, Mitsubishi are usual suspects. Anything else of good quality and low noise. The price too is important, of course.
    I've been...
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    According to the Gas Code, a vent should go 7...

    According to the Gas Code, a vent should go 7 feet above the common driveway. Sidewalks is a grey area. Considering that this is a common sidewalk used by two houses, I can easily get in trouble if...
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    Can't use front. Will ruin the look of the old...

    Can't use front. Will ruin the look of the old house. Can't get to the back. Joists go wrong way. Finished basement was just renovated.
    I'd let this job go, but I was asked about it by a real...
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    That was not actually a chimney. It was a B-vent...

    That was not actually a chimney. It was a B-vent not approved for outdoor applications. It was installed outside and is in bad shape now.
    The customer is selling the house and does not want any...
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    I have a customer in an old house. She called it...

    I have a customer in an old house. She called it Victorian style. The old furnace has died, the chimney was condemned and a new one is not an option. Venting through the side wall looks like the only...
  21. Thread: Horizontal coil

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    Thanks everybody for the help. Unfortunately...

    Thanks everybody for the help.
    Unfortunately plenum above the furnace is very short and branches are attached to the plenum from from all the sides. So, A-coil blocks something no matter how I turn...
  22. Thread: Horizontal coil

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    I am kind of confused. Could you clarify for me?...

    I am kind of confused. Could you clarify for me? The way evaporator is shown on the picture, will fit into horizontal ductwork or in vertical?
    I have a regular upflow furnace with the trunk going...
  23. Thread: Horizontal coil

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    Hi all, Is this coil installed in horizontal...

    Hi all,

    Is this coil installed in horizontal position or it is installed in horizontal ductwork....
  24. Thread: Precharged lines

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    RoBoTeq, Thanks for the reply. I am well...

    RoBoTeq,

    Thanks for the reply. I am well aware of the issues and I explained them to my friend.
    I just thought for a moment that precharged lines made a comeback and I was not aware of it.

    gm
  25. Thread: Precharged lines

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    amickracing, thanks for the response. They...

    amickracing, thanks for the response.

    They were quite popular in residential AC back in early 90s. Not too many of them have survived to these days and for good reasons. I don't remember when the...
  26. Thread: Precharged lines

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    Hi all, Does anyone manufacture residential AC...

    Hi all,

    Does anyone manufacture residential AC with precharged lines these days?

    TIA

    gm
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    Wow, that was quite a vote of confidence. I was...

    Wow, that was quite a vote of confidence. I was expecting more "diversity".<BG>
    Thanks a lot everybody for the help.

    gm
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    I need to choose a programmable t/stat with 2...

    I need to choose a programmable t/stat with 2 stages of heat and at least 1 stage of cooling. It will be used with 2 stage gas furnace and a regular a/c.
    Important features are: reliability, ease of...
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    I did enjoy. Thanks. Here in Toronto working...

    I did enjoy. Thanks.
    Here in Toronto working conditions for AC are much different then they are in Arizona. The last two years I used my AC less than 10 days a year and not full day at that. Heat...
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    swampfox, thanks for the info. What's the story...

    swampfox, thanks for the info.
    What's the story with the noise. I've read in so many places that scrolls make a different kind of noise. Is it a big deal? What kind of a noise it is?

    TIA

    gm
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    Hi all, I would appreciate your opinion on...

    Hi all,

    I would appreciate your opinion on Goodman 10, 12 and 13 SEER A/C units. Mostly noise and reliability that I am concerned about.

    Also, for 13 SEER, our local distributor carries CLT...
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