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    I love the ones that say "The filter was dirty so...

    I love the ones that say "The filter was dirty so I turned it around to use the clean side." :rolleyes:
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    The answer to this question is very subjective...

    The answer to this question is very subjective and can't be answered accurately...only guessed.

    There will be more wear. How much? Don't know. Will the unit be sized properly? Will the od...
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    LOL :D Ya you right. I think my brains have...

    LOL :D

    Ya you right. I think my brains have turned to mush on this thread.

    I still maintain that there isn't enough info to know where to set the od stat. Just because the heat pump shows equal...
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    The 90% furnace may never pay for itself. If the...

    The 90% furnace may never pay for itself. If the system is designed right, the furnace will run only when absolutely needed. That may only be 20% of the time. Even though the furnace is more...
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    He is comparing apples to oranges. Suppose the...

    He is comparing apples to oranges.

    Suppose the furnace has 100,000 btu input which equates to 80,000btu output. At 16 degrees, the heat pump is putting out approx 21,200btus.

    A true comparison...
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    Information is what you make of it. I'm not...

    Information is what you make of it.

    I'm not flaming anyone. I am trying to help you understand that there is more to this than the limited information that you have. You have only performed one...
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    Yes, more efficient but costs more money out of...

    Yes, more efficient but costs more money out of your pocket to run. The HP has to run longer at lower temperatures and continuously if it isn't supplying enough BTUs. So, you are pumping more money...
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    Alrighty...Suppose you start your 20mpg car and...

    Alrighty...Suppose you start your 20mpg car and take off immediately knowing you have 2 flat tires. The car IS moving forward. Are you wasting Gas? The flat tires represent the temperature below...
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    Money is wasted because the power that you are...

    Money is wasted because the power that you are feeding into the condenser isn't supplying the required heat for the home. When your furnace eventually comes on, it has to make up for the drop in...
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    So, how many BTUs is your HP supplying at 16...

    So, how many BTUs is your HP supplying at 16 degrees? It may look like the HP is more efficient at this temperature but if it can't keep up with the heat loss of your home it will actually be more...
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    And this is why the cross-over setting should be...

    And this is why the cross-over setting should be plotted on a graph using information from a heat loss calculation. There would be no need to wait for the thermostat to drop 2 degrees (uncomfortable)...
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    Sheesh :rolleyes: Ok...How do you know you...

    Sheesh :rolleyes:

    Ok...How do you know you could "run the heat pump into the 20s" if you know nothing about the house or the equipment used? How do you know the heat pump would supply enough heat...
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    Where does your 20 degree setting come from?

    Where does your 20 degree setting come from?
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    Based on what?

    Based on what?
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    That doesn't matter. There is a point where your...

    That doesn't matter. There is a point where your HP will no longer keep up with the heat demand of the house. As the outdoor temperature drops, the heat pump heating Btus drop. Using your average...
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    The COP values comes from the manufacturers data....

    The COP values comes from the manufacturers data. An outdoor thermostat handles the switch-over to the gas furnace if your indoor thermostat doesn't have the capability to do so. However, a...
  17. Thread: S series

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    Sounds like you need a little thicker bridge to...

    Sounds like you need a little thicker bridge to keep all the cubes together until they hit the bin. Could be a problem with the harvest cycle as well staying on too long and melting the bridge.
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    Nah. He'll be back....We're the idiots afterall :D

    Nah. He'll be back....We're the idiots afterall :D
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    Assuming there was no heat loss calc performed,...

    Assuming there was no heat loss calc performed, how do you know that 4 tons is what this house needs. You don't even know where the house is located other than in Kentucky. In my area, this could be...
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    How do you know that 4 tons is right for that...

    How do you know that 4 tons is right for that particular house if you haven't seen the Manual J calc?
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    Yep..Volumetric Efficiency (VE) Internal...

    Yep..Volumetric Efficiency (VE)

    Internal combustion engines aren't 100% efficient.
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    http://www.acca.org/store/product.php?pid=213

    http://www.acca.org/store/product.php?pid=213
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    Interesting... I looked back to the...

    Interesting...

    I looked back to the installation manual dated 2001...Same thing applied back then...No Horizontal venting if not direct-vent.

    Oh well, as long as it gets fixed :rolleyes:
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    Nice looking install there. The P-trap for...

    Nice looking install there.

    The P-trap for your furnace is located behind the blower door and is factory installed. You humidifier doesn't need a P-trap.
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    Straight out of the Installation Guidelines: ...

    Straight out of the Installation Guidelines:

    IMPORTANT: When installed as a non-direct furnace, only vertical terminations are allowed. Do not use horizontal terminations when the furnace is...
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    Ouch :D Yes, I understood what you meant...Go...

    Ouch :D

    Yes, I understood what you meant...Go to school young man! Wouldn't it be nice if everyone had the time or money to do just that. I personally don't have time (I wish I did), so, I come...
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    huh? :confused:

    huh? :confused:
  28. Sounds like all of the ductwork needs to be...

    Sounds like all of the ductwork needs to be insulated (wrapped) with foilback insulation.
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    Yup...Ductboard capital of the world. I used...

    Yup...Ductboard capital of the world.

    I used to work for Franks AC down there in Kissimmee before the humidity got to me.

    One of the best companies I have ever worked for. They really care...
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    The Rheem/Ruud also has a lifetime heat exchanger...

    The Rheem/Ruud also has a lifetime heat exchanger warranty with complete furnace replacement if the heat exchanger fails. :)
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    You have every reason to feel the way you do. ...

    You have every reason to feel the way you do.

    If the contractor said they would make it right however you wanted, get the G50 installed.

    You should have gotten what you paid for.
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    Do you have refrigerated air? Being that the...

    Do you have refrigerated air? Being that the furnace is in an unconditioned space, condensation may form on the uninsulated part.
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    I've seen the desicant come apart and cause havoc...

    I've seen the desicant come apart and cause havoc on the system before with this kind of installation. It was a bi-flow :rolleyes: High heat is not good for liquid line filter driers.
  34. Was this system that your neighbor bought...

    Was this system that your neighbor bought purchased off the internet? If so, the manufacturer most likely will not warranty it. You can search most manufacturer's websites and find warranty info...
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    Maybe something like this? ...

    Maybe something like this?

    http://www.pureairemonitoring.com/products/Mini-BA-NF3.htm
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    lol...I used to be a District Manager for Dynamic...

    lol...I used to be a District Manager for Dynamic Heating and Cooling in Carlsbad, NM. We were getting calls from Albuquerque all the time for the very reason you have described. We did a few...
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    :D :D :D

    :D :D :D
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    Your question was answered... Help was...

    Your question was answered...

    Help was given...

    Either take my advice or...don't:rolleyes:
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    Have you already called a contractor and asked if...

    Have you already called a contractor and asked if they would put this in for you?

    If not, good luck in finding one. And, if you do find one, don't expect any kind of warranty.

    You may be saving...
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    Hmmm... If you are an experienced...

    Hmmm...

    If you are an experienced technician...yes

    If you are someone that has to ask...maybe

    Knowing if it will work if taken out of the case...PRICELESS
  41. Thread: Icing Evap

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    Straight out of you equipment Owner's Manuals: ...

    Straight out of you equipment Owner's Manuals:

    Furnace:

    Regular dealer maintenance
    In addition to the type of routine maintenance you might be
    willing to do, your furnace should be inspected...
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    :D

    :D
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    I'm one of those guys that HATED Goodman in the...

    I'm one of those guys that HATED Goodman in the past.

    Now, with the updated cabinets (as far as the condensers anyway) I like them.

    I used to loathe walking up to an older Goodman condensing...
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    You mis-read... Of course we fill our pockets...

    You mis-read...

    Of course we fill our pockets by working but not by giving people what they don't need (at least I don't).

    Yes, you tell them what they need but you give them options, not...
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    :eek:

    :eek:
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    Look at the very bottom of his post. Blue...

    Look at the very bottom of his post. Blue letters..can't miss it (well perhaps you can)
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    Heh...I feel for you. I just moved away from the...

    Heh...I feel for you. I just moved away from the deaded Attic Units area of Southeastern New Mexico...Summertime in an attic sucks!
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    true :D

    true :D
  49. Thread: Goodman a/c

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    Ok...let me rephrase that MR....

    Ok...let me rephrase that MR. INTRAINING:rolleyes:



    Look at the amps before you fill it and after you fill it. Amps will be higher with a full charge than with a partial charge.

    No, I don't...
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    Erm...you might want to call a different company....

    Erm...you might want to call a different company. If a tech can't tell that the motor is running backwards or he just don't know how to reverse the rotation...run as fast as you can from that tech...
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