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    Next time your t-stat calls for heat, take note...

    Next time your t-stat calls for heat, take note of the time. Wait about 12 minutes and then stand in front of it (the t-stat) and see if stage 2 kicks in (without the temperature in the house...
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    No. As I said earlier, even if it is 55* outside...

    No. As I said earlier, even if it is 55* outside and the setpoint temp is set to 75* on the t-stat it would come on. If I change the span settings to "stage 1 = 1, stage 2=6" it would come on. And,...
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    I feel I should give an update on my t-stat. ...

    I feel I should give an update on my t-stat.

    It turns out that I had a defective t-stat...actually 3.

    After replacing the t-stat with another (same model) and then replacing it again, I finally...
  4. Thread: jumper w2 and E

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    Are you saying that E and W2 Call and ask...

    Are you saying that E and W2

    Call and ask your local HVAC service installer/service company.
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    The question was If W2 turns on/off aux heat...

    The question was

    If W2 turns on/off aux heat
    and
    E turns on/off a relay that disables the condenser
    then

    If W2 and E were jumpered together like so many thermostat manuals suggest, wouldn't...
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    That cannot possibly be true.

    That cannot possibly be true.
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    Here's some info for IDEAL functionality. Do...

    Here's some info for IDEAL functionality.

    Do the math - the math does not lie.

    A heat pump can extract heat down to 0* Kelvin (which is semething like -459* F) This is what is called "absolute...
  8. Thread: jumper w2 and E

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    I am not exactly asking a trade secret here. It...

    I am not exactly asking a trade secret here. It is a very simple question. If I was asking how to do an install then, ok, maybe I would understand. But asking a simple question like this deserves an...
  9. Thread: jumper w2 and E

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    jumper w2 and E

    I have a Goodman single stage HP with 10K strip (so it is a 2 stage heat, 1 stage cool system)
    In the instruction manual for my T-stat, there is the recommendation to jumper W2 and E terminals....
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    A question about tubing insulation

    I have a heat pump and this morning I was thinking about it's efficiency.

    The pipe/tubing insulation is on the thicker of the two lines and it goes from the exterior of the air handler to the...
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    Side job. In either case, the instructions say...

    Side job.

    In either case, the instructions say nothing about "if temperature rise is not detected within x minutes, stage 2 is activated." It seems to me that as long as there is temperature rise,...
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    Its a CTC model 43558 (2 heat, 2 cool) Here...

    Its a CTC model 43558 (2 heat, 2 cool)

    Here is a link


    http://www.ntsupply.com/files/products/43558.pdf
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    Typical Heat Pump T-Stat operation

    I believe I have a defective t-stat.

    I have a HP with electric strips. Everything works fine except stage 2 kicks in after about 15 minutes of operation - regardless of temperature increase.

    If...
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    CTC 43558 Thermostat

    I have a CTC model 43558 T-stat and an electric hybrid heat pump. All is working well exept stage 2 heat (single stage 10K strip) - It comes on earlier than I would like as when it is 40* outside,...
  15. Would just like to know so that I can call in a...

    Would just like to know so that I can call in a tech if I need to. Would hate to spend money on some thing that isn't broke.
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    Sree - open the air handler (top front cover) and...

    Sree - open the air handler (top front cover) and set the following dip switches:


    Run the unit for 20 minutes and take a temperature reading at 6" from the condenser outside on the thicker of...
  17. Condenser outlet and Evaporator inlet temperatures?

    I have a Goodman 2.5 ton 15 seer heat pump (2.5 ton 14 seer condenser and 3 ton AH). The unit comes pre-charged with enough R22 for 15 foot of line. I have 13-14 foot of line.

    I know you are...
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