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  1. very good sir.

    very good sir.
  2. Bald, when you're running them side by side, how...

    Bald, when you're running them side by side, how much space is between them, and are they the same distance from the house?

    I'm wondering if there is concern about the intake sucking up the...
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    all the praise goes to the install crew. they...

    all the praise goes to the install crew. they were top notch and I couldn't be happier.

    thanks for the feedback on the p-trap, that makes sense.
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    all this talk of traps got me wondering if my set...

    all this talk of traps got me wondering if my set up is correct. I don't seem to have a trap at all.

    any suggestions on fixing if it is a problem?

    thanks guys
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    hmmm it seems there are some type of switches (a...

    hmmm it seems there are some type of switches (a row of 4) on the board, but they must not be dip switches, i'm not really sure what a dip switch looks like. I'll have the tech make the switch. ...
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    ok double checked the coil number and the...

    ok double checked the coil number and the previous one I gave (RX8J24D17505) is the number printed on the unit (miss print?). The serial number is 7107E24062 if that helps.

    I have another...
  7. I'll cut off the elbow and have the exhaust...

    I'll cut off the elbow and have the exhaust terminate straight from the house. I'm with you Bald, I'm not familiar with ACD products but the Ruud seems like a nice unit, and so far is very quiet,...
  8. no illusion been, it does. The flue was existing....

    no illusion been, it does. The flue was existing. Should I change it?
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    I'll double check the number on the unit tonight...

    I'll double check the number on the unit tonight Bald. Thanks for taking a look.

    deacon
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    coil/condensor match up.

    Hey guys,
    I have a quick coil/condensor match up question.

    coil is ADP rx8j24d17505
    unit is Ruud uand024jaz

    how does it look?

    thanks
    deacon
  11. No they didn't bald, didn't have any cement in...

    No they didn't bald, didn't have any cement in the truck and by that time it was too late to get any. I'll grab some today and do it up. Thanks for giving her a once over, I agree it seems like it...
  12. Here are the pics of the install. I noticed last...

    Here are the pics of the install. I noticed last yesterday that the insulation does not cover the braze ons of the outside unit. Where can I get the closed cell foam that is used?

    So what say the...
  13. Well it was a long day, but they got the job...

    Well it was a long day, but they got the job done. I'll post some pics tommorrow (it was too late yesterday).
    I feel good about the install. The guys that did the work were great and the ductwork...
  14. exactly what I needed to know, I'll check with...

    exactly what I needed to know, I'll check with the installers to make sure it gets done. Thanks Bald

    I'll post on the progress after the install.

    deacon
  15. Well the time has finally come. The crew is...

    Well the time has finally come. The crew is coming tommarrow to install the ac system. We are going with the Ruud UAND and RCFA coil.

    Bald early on in this thread you mentioned that the installers...
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    I have an april air 550 on the return now that...

    I have an april air 550 on the return now that has a manual humidistat on at the unit, humid control might be nice. need the 7 day programability and various setback temps. Can take or leave the rest...
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    sorry for this slight high jacking. Sam, I...

    sorry for this slight high jacking.

    Sam, I have a Rheem 60000 RGRK 92+ 2 stage furnace and will be getting a 2 ton Ruud UAND AC installed. What model number Honeywell vision pro and/or focus pro...
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    Thanks for the info tpa, I'll do a search for the...

    Thanks for the info tpa, I'll do a search for the totaline. It seems like the relays can be electronic instead of mechanical. Although admitingly I have no idea what I'm talking about
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    damnation, well that could be a problem. Any...

    damnation, well that could be a problem. Any other recomendations for tstats? Preferrably quite.

    thanks guys
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    After reading Cottys posts, I wonder if I should...

    After reading Cottys posts, I wonder if I should get a lower model Honeywell. Do they make a simpler 7 day programmable? It will be for a 2 stage Rheem RGRK furnace and Ruud UAND ac.

    thanks guys.
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    haha subcooled, maybe I do. The tstat is right...

    haha subcooled, maybe I do. The tstat is right outside the bedroom door. The Hunter clicks loud. I am looking at getting one of the Honeywell Visionpros, beenthere.
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    Honeywell tstat for small job?

    Is it worth to get the honeywell on a smaller (meaning not as complicated) system?
    I like what I've heard about them.

    Also is do they produce an audible click when the temp selinoid goes off....
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    I'm leaning more and more toward the company, I...

    I'm leaning more and more toward the company, I have no reason to doubt that they would do a clean install, and he included the out disconnect in the quote :)
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    good point heatpump. Come to think of it none of...

    good point heatpump. Come to think of it none of the contractors I talked to said anything about pulling a permit for this work. Seems like something I should check into.
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    DIY i was seriously contemplating that, but I...

    DIY i was seriously contemplating that, but I feel like it might be disrespectful to the contractors, how do you pros feel?

    Funny you mention that Mr H, when he stopped by to give an estimate for...
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    true diy, but since there will be some extensive...

    true diy, but since there will be some extensive ductwork done, it kind of changes things. It seems like once the duct is in it is, not much can change without major work. Both of their plans seem...
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    very insitefull post, thanks mr horsepower, I'll...

    very insitefull post, thanks mr horsepower, I'll definatly think on that for a while. I guess that being said if they both "fall off the planet" it would be better to have the better model equipment
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    thanks for the replies guys Chillbilly I feel...

    thanks for the replies guys

    Chillbilly I feel confident in #2, like said seems to really care about his work, just not sure how up to speed his technical aspect is (things like how many speeds the...
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    .. actually I should say that the 1st guy will be...

    .. actually I should say that the 1st guy will be using Ruud UAND (which is nicer and I like) with cased coil, and the second will be using the AJA (lower unit but still solid) w/ uncased I believe,...
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    Who to choose? (ac install contractors)

    I've got a situation that maybe you pros can give me a hand with.
    I've narrowed my ac install down to two guys. (see related postinings
    http://www.hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=137386)

    One...
  31. ok I think I got this finalized. The installer...

    ok I think I got this finalized.
    The installer wants to put in a Ruud UAND-024jaz unit and RCFA-hm2417ac coil. how does that sound?
    Am I correct in that the Ruud UAND and Rheem RAND are the same...
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    mchild, that's pretty much what I told him....

    mchild, that's pretty much what I told him. Finally I'm right on something!
    thanks guys
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    whos right? (ductwork)

    An issue was brought up yesterday by a buddy and I wanted to get the real deal here.
    All things being equal
    I have a 15' run of 6" rigid duct in the basement that feeds a living room supply. I...
  34. So it seems Carrier is contradicting itself! ...

    So it seems Carrier is contradicting itself!

    One of the contractors that came out said that Carrier is better than the Rheem because it has an "open design" making the unit (fins I assume) easier...
  35. thanks for giving her a look see Bald. I never...

    thanks for giving her a look see Bald.
    I never did get the model number (they didn't keep a record of that). The original contractors (well somewhat, they were bought by this current company) came...
  36. I just wanted to put a shot up of the furnace as...

    I just wanted to put a shot up of the furnace as it is now. If anyone sees any glaring concerns let me know so I can have them addressed when the AC is installed.

    thanks guys.

    deacon
  37. Well the saga continues. I finally got the...

    Well the saga continues.
    I finally got the original contractors out. (They were bought by another company). The guy seemed to know his stuff saying that my duct system would be under sized for the...
  38. Sorry, don't mean to hi-jack this thread, I have...

    Sorry, don't mean to hi-jack this thread, I have a quick question.
    Hey Bald is the drop on the Rheem A coil any better?

    thanks
    deacon
  39. I understand Bald, thank you for clarifing this...

    I understand Bald, thank you for clarifing this for me. I hope to have the info on Thursday, but since the coil is uncased and installed into the ductwork I don't see how the contractor can tell the...
  40. that would be great, thanks dash

    that would be great,
    thanks dash
  41. Much appreciated for the info PSTU. I wish I had...

    Much appreciated for the info PSTU. I wish I had the coil number, too. Maybe the original contractor who is coming out on Thursday can shed some light.

    Is that Trane TXH041 coil a 10 or 13 seer...
  42. Well I had another contractor out this morning....

    Well I had another contractor out this morning. He also said that as long as the SEER rating is the same, the coil could be one brand and the condenser could be another. Any validity to this?
    ...
  43. wow, this thread took a dark turn. Along with...

    wow, this thread took a dark turn.
    Along with PSTU I would like to know the problems that would arise, apart from SEER, with a mixed system?
    Also wondering if there is a certain coil I should be...
  44. I appreciate all the great input, and I agree....

    I appreciate all the great input, and I agree. The contractors' solution sounds fair, and I'm definitely on board with a matching system.

    When he does replace the coil what model of coil should I...
  45. point well taken mrbillpro. I did not mean to...

    point well taken mrbillpro.
    I did not mean to convey any "wrath". Although I can throw down if needed :). But I can understand. A lot of the posts here have such a long list of contractor must dos...
  46. ahhhhh, I've got it now. :) I went back and read...

    ahhhhh, I've got it now. :) I went back and read some of Balds posts praising the virtues of waiting. Well I can chalk it up to a lesson learned.
    Thanks for the tips on the condensing units, I'll...
  47. Well I just heard back from the installer, and...

    Well I just heard back from the installer, and they don't have the model number. They said that they will have to come check it out. He did say that since they possibly sold me a 10 seer coil knowing...
  48. I hope I didn't quote you wrong Bald, and mar...

    I hope I didn't quote you wrong Bald, and mar your "new unit, new coil" image. I wish I would have found this site when I put the furnace in. I would have waited on the coil, but everyone told me it...
  49. Damnation How can you tell what seer the coil...

    Damnation
    How can you tell what seer the coil is? And does Rheem make a 10 seer condenser? Here in Chicago we only have about 2 months of cooling so it seems the 10 seer would be ok.

    thanks
  50. Is contractor being straight with me? (AC install)

    Hey everyone,
    I've got a bit of a question. I live in a 1929 Chicago bungalow. It's about 790 sq feet with another 600 in the basement that is in the process of being refinished. In Oct. '05 I had a...
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