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    The D sized TEM6 Cabinets were huge and they have...

    The D sized TEM6 Cabinets were huge and they have since cut it down a few inches but still big, they should have done better prep for sure. Air handlers installed in small closet short/no return...
  2. What is the max width available? A TEM6A0B30...

    What is the max width available? A TEM6A0B30 (2.5 Ton VS Air handler) is only 18.5" wide compared to 26.5" wide for a 3 Ton is 7" Thinner, and is rated 14.5 SEER with a negligible hit in capacity. ...
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    1-1/2 Ton is probably closer to correct size for...

    1-1/2 Ton is probably closer to correct size for 941sqft apartment, even in FL with lots of windows and 4 exterior walls, ie. not a duplex or townhouses which have even less heat load. Were these...
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    What do you use to heat water? If electric, drop...

    What do you use to heat water? If electric, drop the Apollo style and go with a heat pump. The heat strips/kit is same efficiency as a electric water heater element, without using water as a...
  5. This is a perfect example of costing and working...

    This is a perfect example of costing and working more to do it wrong, and by the work you know they knew better. It probably works (not well) in a/c but would trip on heat safeties I'm guessing. ...
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    Looks good, very clean, +2 on time pctech. I...

    Looks good, very clean, +2 on time pctech. I only got back into the business about 5 years ago but get a kick from replacing systems that I remember helping put in (gopher type work) on school...
  7. XL80 80% 40Kbtu 2 ton 14.5" wide, 60kbtu 3 ton...

    XL80 80% 40Kbtu 2 ton 14.5" wide, 60kbtu 3 ton 17.5" wide XL95 90%+ 60kbtu 2 ton 17.5" wide, 80kbtu 3.5 ton 17.5" wide Trane, but most manufactures have similar stuff.
  8. To be sure, in A/C -especially in 70+ weather- go...

    To be sure, in A/C -especially in 70+ weather- go by sub-cool, on unit plate. If it doesn't have a TXV, verify super heat. In heating go by weight of charge to be absolutely sure but with your...
  9. For domestic (as in Dubai), export or both? ...

    For domestic (as in Dubai), export or both? Unless you have huge volume and upstart capital may be better to have a current manufacturer build the system to your specs. Although you have probably...
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    I have not had to change any Ruud/Rheem Aluminum...

    I have not had to change any Ruud/Rheem Aluminum coils but only put in a hand full. In about the last couple years we have changed out several goodman aluminum coils, and 3 (say 5, maybe a couple I...
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    The crazy thing is whomever did it is probably...

    The crazy thing is whomever did it is probably proud and think it works great.
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    Make sure your ductwork is ok, as badly designed...

    Make sure your ductwork is ok, as badly designed or undersized ductwork can cause issues with an ECM.
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    What a mess, but a 95% AFUE Gas package unit is...

    What a mess, but a 95% AFUE Gas package unit is nice.
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    I never understood why they put in so many...

    I never understood why they put in so many Carrier furnace split systems in new construction when most people and builders around here want heat pumps. Overlaps on prefab return/supply plenums with...
  15. Props to you sir. How was the rest of the place?

    Props to you sir. How was the rest of the place?
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    If he took the flue vent off completely he would...

    If he took the flue vent off completely he would get 100% AFUE out of that wood stove! Pardon the sarcasm :rolleyes:
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    We use the Minneapolis Duct Blaster kit which we...

    We use the Minneapolis Duct Blaster kit which we have been using for 4 years and I would easily recommend it. In 2010 we were doing mostly energy star homes which had to be tested for certification,...
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    When I came along several years ago we were...

    When I came along several years ago we were mostly in new construction and sold Ruud, Goodman, Heil and others when requested. When Nolands switched from Rudd/Rheem to Nordyne we decided to pass...
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    x2 check airflow

    x2 check airflow
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    I have noticed a big improvement in them. I do...

    I have noticed a big improvement in them. I do not like to put them in high static situations like mobile homes. Put in many that never had an issue, and 90% of time it is the module and not the...
  21. Like has been said, that system is a good match...

    Like has been said, that system is a good match but looks oversized pending load calc. Do you currently have zoning? If not do you have any problems regulating upstairs temp? Trane has a nice fully...
  22. Main reason we got out of most construction in...

    Main reason we got out of most construction in Fayetteville. Still do a good bit for smaller higher end custom home builders, who are not only concerned with whats the cheapest it can be done. The...
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    All it needs is a few more buckets of mastic! ...

    All it needs is a few more buckets of mastic!

    No telling how much damage is behind wall of what I hope is a finished garage and not indoors. I would be moving along also unless they wanted to...
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    To lazy to make transition so they "stuffed" new...

    To lazy to make transition so they "stuffed" new box coil into old? For sure not quality with that venting, ducting drain ect, but at least the gas line looks decent.
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    Is amazingly consistent, the most parallel pvc...

    Is amazingly consistent, the most parallel pvc venting I have ever seen!
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    How did they not catch a system heating and...

    How did they not catch a system heating and cooling at same time? Don't they at least check air temp before leaving job! Or while standing in front of furnace you could hear the burners firing and...
  27. Any background info, please. :couch: I.E. did...

    Any background info, please. :couch:

    I.E. did he meet a guy who told him he had a special connection with a solar company, and could get him off the grid for cheap? Did the HVAC used to work on...
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    Is there any sheet metal in that or all foil tape?

    Is there any sheet metal in that or all foil tape?
  29. Have they ever worked well, or had this issue...

    Have they ever worked well, or had this issue since install? From the data the systems look low on charge, also they were overcharged originally (apparently to solve low capacity issue-not cooling...
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    Hyperion's are supposed to have same leakage or...

    Hyperion's are supposed to have same leakage or less than typical air handler set up, but air blowing at you feels stronger than air being sucked away. We had a tough time with "home" inspectors...
  31. Thread: Yikes

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    "Since the low side is blocked on one side by the...

    "Since the low side is blocked on one side by the TXV and by the compressor, will the liquid in the low side ever get to the other side if I wait long enough ?
    What can I do about getting liquid in...
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    Were all the safeties bypassed?

    Were all the safeties bypassed?
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    Very novel idea and neat looking install. As...

    Very novel idea and neat looking install. As Klee said you can convert it to bottom return (not as familiar with ICP wall mounts), as the slant coil slants front to back. Can also add smaller side...
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    Nice looking install, very neat. Did not know...

    Nice looking install, very neat. Did not know they made a 16 SEER Variable speed compressor system, seems cost prohibitive as you can get that some single stage condensers and any 2 stage. Thought...
  35. Thread: Wow.

    by Rodney28334
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    Some of that "non permeable" plywood..

    Some of that "non permeable" plywood..
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    Props for dedication and thoroughness. That is...

    Props for dedication and thoroughness. That is beyond standard build up even for 15 years, no filters had to have been used at some extended time (spring cleaning?)Honestly I would have offered to...
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    Like was said, at least it isn't cardboard or...

    Like was said, at least it isn't cardboard or sheathing. For the mark up on parts like that, it was probably the owners decision. X amount for a factory made panel a week or so from now or 1/4 of X...
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    Sometimes cleaning any residue that hurts surface...

    Sometimes cleaning any residue that hurts surface tension, be it new from factory or buildup from use, will help it but that's beyond dripping. Is it a PSC or x13/modular blower motor?
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    Vertical, Horizontal its all the same in space....

    Vertical, Horizontal its all the same in space. Old copper drain was higher up at some time and they either missed it or were ignorant when connecting to most recent unit. Looks to low to turn 90 deg...
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    Looks like the condenser fan took off! Unit is...

    Looks like the condenser fan took off! Unit is much newer than others, they usually give a new condenser when comps go out on mini's. Definitely a over charge of something, maybe between high...
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    Is it one central filter at unit or is filter in...

    Is it one central filter at unit or is filter in return grille(s)? Had a similar situation while back, except a house/business for a hair stylist not cooling . I looked at filters first, used but...
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    State Inspector? or a city/county inspector in...

    State Inspector? or a city/county inspector in state of MN? Neatness is for paying jobs... I hope all the labels are correct. Colored tape is for guys with a bad memory.
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    Some field work required, wouldnt mind running...

    Some field work required, wouldnt mind running the line set on that split system. Would not want anything to do with the minis though, would quote to correct, and make it worth the hassle, but when...
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    All the work they put into that and still failed....

    All the work they put into that and still failed. Regardless, the roof still has a leak.
  45. With that gap around that termination, it should...

    With that gap around that termination, it should be fine.... :rolleyes:
  46. By the way, is that a ARUF A/H or, I'm assuming,...

    By the way, is that a ARUF A/H or, I'm assuming, a ASUF or other with ECM Blower?
  47. Good job catching and taking care of it. To many...

    Good job catching and taking care of it. To many would have changed the bad cap and hit the road even if they did notice the undersized duct and the obvious solution.
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    Had a similar situation. New construction house...

    Had a similar situation. New construction house (air handlers in attic) where the buyers added/extended a concrete slab patio at back of house where the condensate drains terminated. They had...
  49. Thread: The irony

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    I get a kick out of the minisplit controls' Asian...

    I get a kick out of the minisplit controls' Asian translations and icons. love the "Powerful" and "Mustache" buttons
  50. Very neat and clean install, I hate having to...

    Very neat and clean install, I hate having to splice different color wire but he kept it visible. That humidifier trap is unique to say the least but functional. Yea, I don't like taking short cuts...
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