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  1. He's from Quebec

    They have issues in that province. Just separate buddy and then see what you get :argue:
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    Holy Cow!!

    I've only watched a couple of more of his videos since I had only saw the one, and I think he needs more than just a tin foil hat. Holy Crap...what a...
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    Don't be this cheap

    I've been known to be frugal with my money, but I would not waste my time to be this cheap with a $2.00 rock stopper.
    Watch the video to find out more, particularly around 5:45...
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    Old Clare Brothers furnace question

    Hi all,
    I'm looking to see if anyone here could provide me with some information regarding how much air (CFM) this old furnace puts out. What I have (and am looking at replacing) is a 30 year old...
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    I sent them an email

    to ask them what brand they install. When/if I get a reply, I will post it.
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    Hmmmm...

    I'm no building expert, but would that be allowed as shown in the picture? I'd be quite leary of having the vent terminate so close to what appears to be the soffit vent for the attic. Correct me if...
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    If you're able to open the drain on the tank,...

    If you're able to open the drain on the tank, drain some water out. It could be there is sludge and deposits in the tank preventing the heat transfer. Be careful to not get scalded.
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    Robertshaw...

    Just my Humble Opinion.
    We were at our neighbors house last year, and I timed his furnace run times, on & off cycles. He had his Honeywell thermostat set to 6 CPH, which then ran the furnace for 3...
  9. It appears you're right about the model #, but I...

    It appears you're right about the model #, but I am not one to say for sure.
    I have a 9915i on my G60V, and I quite like it. I do not have airconditioning or humidification or dehumidification, so...
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    A BTU is a BTU is a BTU...

    Whether or not they all come in 12 minutes or 50 minutes.
    If a house requires 40,000 BTU of heat per hour to maintain a comfortable temperature (70F), a 100,000 BTU furnace would need to run a total...
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    Guaranteed not to rust when p!ssed upon by Fido

    Guaranteed not to rust when p!ssed upon by Fido
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    One that I've found helpful can be found here:...

    One that I've found helpful can be found here: http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/science/energy_calculator.html
  13. Thread: Paris Hilton

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    HEY, be nice and don't insult boxes of rocks....

    HEY, be nice and don't insult boxes of rocks.
    Quite honestly, I think she is UGLY!! Her eyes are so far apart it ain't natural. At least they aren't crossed too :p
    The only thing she has going for...
  14. Thread: asbestos?

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    No!!!

    :mad:
    Most likely, technically, you as a HO could dispose of this in with the household trash, but that would be highly irresponsible rather than spending some $$ and disposing of it as hazardous...
  15. Thread: Which system?

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    Hey, as the owner of a Lennox G60 UHV, I like it...

    Hey,
    as the owner of a Lennox G60 UHV, I like it and have had no problems with it (almost going on 2 years now).
    I cannot comment on the AC since I don't need it where I'm at.
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    Speaking for myself, an owner of a Lennox G60V, I...

    Speaking for myself, an owner of a Lennox G60V, I am very satisfied with how it works, particulary when the temperature is very cold. The 2 Stage is very nice, and make sure they provide you with a...
  17. Thread: A BIG mess!

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    Nasty looking basement/crawlspace

    Nasty looking basement/crawlspace
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    Sir Galahad speaking of the frenchman...

    What a strange person.
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    Possible portable solution...

    http://www.bumperdumper.com/bumper2.htm
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    If they replace the meter, be prepared to pay a...

    If they replace the meter, be prepared to pay a little more for gas. An old meter gets loose and worn out, measuring less accurately, and typically less gas than what volume is actually going...
  21. Thread: LPG issues

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    How full is the pig? Insufficient volume could...

    How full is the pig? Insufficient volume could contibute to lower pressure.
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    I guess I'd think something to the contrary of...

    I guess I'd think something to the contrary of this statement. When I see on the news, peoples homes being completely ripped apart and destroyed by a hurricane, not to mention the miserable...
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    Thanks

    Thanks to all who replied, particualrily Teddy Bear, whose knowledge of IAQ surpasses the regular joe. Always good advice.
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    Upon reading the reply to my original post, I...

    Upon reading the reply to my original post, I figured I'd respond with this:
    I had a home audit done 1 1/2 years ago and did follow through with some of the recommendations for improvement where I...
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    HEPA...whole house or room type?

    I'm contemplating getting a HEPA filtration system in my home because of my wifes allergies. We've discussed two kinds of units, and looking into it somewhat, quality is not cheap...and we want good...
  26. Thread: Yay or nay?

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    You called me a ho?

    :p It would appear it is OK. I looked some and if (the link works) you look at the top of page 11 of the install manual, the Lennox G61MPV does show this baby in a downflow position. I tied to cut...
  27. Homeowner here from Alberta, with G60V, 2 Stage...

    Homeowner here from Alberta, with G60V, 2 Stage w/ Variable speed & my experience...
    1) are these two stage variable speed dc motor furnaces woth it?
    Quiet circulation of air on low speed fan is...
  28. Thread: Yay or nay?

    by javaman
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    Looks like a Lennox?

    Is it upside-down?
    Just looking at the HE residential products on the Lennox site, the name badge is on the top door.
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    Robertshaw/Invensys

    Homeowner here,
    Just my personal preference, is Robertshaw 9700/9800 series...with 6 programmable periods per day, including period run of the fan, or intermittent run as well....
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    6 settings per day

    this feature attracted me to Robertshaw (9915i)...that and a filter monitor that can be set on actual hours run, not only based on days.
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    I can relate

    I once had to use a small heater to preheat the cab of my truck fro a few hours when the fan motor burnt out and i had NO heat. I had to do this when it was -35 so the inside of my windows would'nt...
  32. Thread: Lennox G61

    by javaman
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    To Quote Sir Galahad...

    "What a strange person"
  33. When my new furnace(Lennox G60V)was installed...

    When my new furnace(Lennox G60V)was installed last year (before the winter), the contractors had run two new 5" air vents into the house: one for combustion air and the other for fresh air. The fresh...
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    My only comment will be on the removal of the...

    My only comment will be on the removal of the asbestos wrapped duct system.

    Call someone or have your contractor call someone qualified in removal of asbestos due to the riskes involved with...
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    "This is measured by the pressure difference...

    "This is measured by the pressure difference between the vacuum in the return plenum just before the air handler, and the positive pressure in the supply plenum just after the air handler"
    I've...
  36. Are you and Danglerb one and the same? ;)

    Are you and Danglerb one and the same?
    ;)
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    BSCHVAC Someone please take this person's...

    BSCHVAC Someone please take this person's internet from them.

    LOL.

    I am a homemoaner and find these forums interesting though I will try to not make a pain of myself either. If I have a...
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    Jacob, We do need AC if the igloo is melting :)

    Jacob,
    We do need AC if the igloo is melting :)
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    Good day, A good Technncian from a reputable...

    Good day,
    A good Technncian from a reputable compsny would be sble to help you out best to answer your questions, but heres some info to get you started (hopefully the links work):
    Lennox:...
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    Hey neighbor (Red Deer) If you can afford it,...

    Hey neighbor (Red Deer)
    If you can afford it, get 2 stage furnace with Variable speed blower...i got mine last fall, and well worth the extra $$$ (for comfort).
    For sure look at 90%+ efficiency....
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    I do not know. I have not tried that. I use mine...

    I do not know. I have not tried that. I use mine for heating only.
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    the 9870i is Heat Pump compatible...9915i is not....

    the 9870i is Heat Pump compatible...9915i is not.
    Mine is set to 30 min delay on stage 2 start.
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    Might this one be suitable? Robertshaw 9870i:...

    Might this one be suitable?
    Robertshaw 9870i:
    Heat Pump Heat/Cool, Programmable
    Complete Temperature and Humidification / Dehumidification Control

    Stages: 2H / 2C Power: Hardwire Program: 7...
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    Just speaking for myself as a home owner, I had...

    Just speaking for myself as a home owner, I had my furnace (no AC) replaced last September. I had four contractors come in in August to evaluate what I had and to identify what I needed. (Lennox,...
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    My dad got a new Keeprite furnace installed about...

    My dad got a new Keeprite furnace installed about 3 years ago...80%, 1 stage, 100,000 BTU (I think).
    He seems to be pleased with it. If he wasn't happy with it, I'd know about it. When the temps...
  46. Check out Robertshaw thermostats. I have one...

    Check out Robertshaw thermostats. I have one (have yet to hook it up) and really like the feature of being able to program it to run at any interval I select, be it, 5 minutes on every 55 off, or 10...
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    I was wrong...I pay $0.086/kwH for power. I just...

    I was wrong...I pay $0.086/kwH for power. I just pay the bils, i don't really scrutinize them. I WAS paying $0.07/kwH in 1998, but not anymore, thanks to Ralph K deregulating the power here.
    Nat gas...
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    Wow! Ditto, on the welcome to Canada. hemitom,...

    Wow!
    Ditto, on the welcome to Canada.
    hemitom, I thought electricity would be far less expensive out your way, due to all the hydro electric dams in quebec.
    I thought i was getting hosed on Nat...
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    to deme, mine is exactly the same (dip switch #3...

    to deme,
    mine is exactly the same (dip switch #3 controlling board timer (15 vs 10 min) and E20 jumper for thermostat).
    I have mine set up the way the way it is (15 min 2nd stg delay), mainly for...
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    I would only use this new thermostat for heating....

    I would only use this new thermostat for heating. I have no A/C (not really needed for household where I'm at) and no humidification (Don't need the hassle and added work).
    Thanks
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