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    I have adequate return air upstairs for 5 tons....

    I have adequate return air upstairs for 5 tons. Prior to the new unit all were on a single zone with all returns upstairs. No returns in basement. New geo unit is 4 ton two speed compressor. Old unit...
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    I think that may be the problem. They installed a...

    I think that may be the problem. They installed a 17 x 20 return. We are looking to install a grill with dampers so we can throttle that back some. Otherwise great equipment and even better great...
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    Zoning Issue Need Advice

    Just installed a new Waterfurnace geo unit as a replacement for a worn out LP gas furnace and AC. Home is a single story ranch with full finished basement. During the new install we zoned off the...
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    My thoughts are: 1. We plan to stay put for many...

    My thoughts are:
    1. We plan to stay put for many years (we were in Paducah 16 yrs)
    2. Utility rates are not going down in the future
    3. Somewhat larger investment up front with Geo but I think ROI...
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    UPDATE: We are moved in!!! Found out our LP usage...

    UPDATE: We are moved in!!! Found out our LP usage is 800 gal per year average. I have had 2 quotes for Geothermal and both were for Waterfurnace 5 series 4 ton units. With rebates it is...
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    New House Blower Door Test

    Just moved into our new house. Prior to taking possession had a blower door test and energy audit performed. 2823 sq ft (conditioned) ranch with a walk-out. Two unconditioned spaces in basement...
  7. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post a response here, you must have verified qualifications and have been approved by the AOP Committee. You may ask a question by starting a new thread....
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    Haven't taken possession yet but expect to soon. ...

    Haven't taken possession yet but expect to soon. I think the numbers work for Geo if it can be done in the twenty five-thirty range. I know from my time on here that LP is a pretty expensive...
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    I should say that the estimate 1200-1300 a year...

    I should say that the estimate 1200-1300 a year was using a GSHP. I will say I put in my info for Paducah and the calculator was very close. I just have never owned a home using LP. My experience...
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    Heat Pump or Geothermal in St. Louis

    I am moving to St. Louis, Missouri area from Paducah, KY. We have bought a house single story full brick ranch built in 2000 with full walkout basement. 2228 sq ft main level and another 2228 sq ft...
  11. Techs arrived today and left without a solution. ...

    Techs arrived today and left without a solution. They think there is water being left in the furnace and not draining. Drain lines are clear so they left to return tomorrow. Flame in sight glass...
  12. Yes they are both 58MVB's. I checked the...

    Yes they are both 58MVB's. I checked the downstairs furnace (which is working fine) and got these values:
    low fan 665 cfm-0.13
    med fan 972 cfm-0.22
    high fan 1171 cfm-0.29

    The service guys are...
  13. I have a 2 new 58MVB80's installed in June. I...

    I have a 2 new 58MVB80's installed in June. I have a similar problem with my attic unit. Throwing a 33 code only occassionally, usually during high stage heat call. Otherwise fine. Techs have...
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    New Carrier Furnace Problem

    We had 2 new Carrier HVAC HP/Condensing Furnaces installed in May. Everything was fine but due to the high temps at that time it was impossible to fully check out the heating. Well it is Saturday...
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    Been running today with the fan on Auto and...

    Been running today with the fan on Auto and humidity is maintaining what the stat calls for 46-47%. So do I have an issue or is it alright? If I have constant low fan humidity increases. I did...
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    New Carrier Install is this OK????

    2 new duel fuel Carrier 3T HP's installed 2 story home infinity controls on both. One in basement zoned for basement and 1st floor. Second attic install for 2nd floor. Cooling is very good for all...
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    New Carrier Infinity install Questions

    Installation of new infinity system wrapping up. Looks like they did a nice job. This was a old 23 yo York system replacement. I had a 2 ton unit serving the basement and a 3 ton unit serving our...
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    So no real difference? I had noticed that one...

    So no real difference? I had noticed that one coil offered a little more efficient cooling and the other was better at heating. Not by much though.
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    OK but what is the difference between the 4821A...

    OK but what is the difference between the 4821A and the 4321A coils? I am buying 2 systems they are quoting the 4821A coils in both a horizontal and vertical config.
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    Carrier CNPH*4321A* or CNPV*4821A* Coil

    I was looking through the AHRI site for qualifying Carrier systems. My quotes are in and I have put a deposit down. They are going to order my system any day now. I have been quoted 25HPA636A30,...
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    We have lived here 13 years and the only time I...

    We have lived here 13 years and the only time I turn it on is in Jan/Feb when the temp down there gets fairly cool. I set the stat at 60. The same in the summer, in late July/Aug it starts to get a...
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    Yes they sit side by side in the same room. The...

    Yes they sit side by side in the same room. The dealer is returning tomorrow to remeasure and do the calcs. Do you think this is a good idea or should I keep the old system?
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    No according to the Carrier website it is a 2...

    No according to the Carrier website it is a 2 stage scroll with a 16.5 seer/9.5 hspf rating. The infinity HP is 19 seer / 9.5 hspf.
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    It is 2 stage scroll compressor

    It is 2 stage scroll compressor
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    Zone or No Zone

    We currently have 3 completely seperate HVAC units in our home. One each for the upstairs (3 ton), downstairs (3 ton), and basement (2 ton). They are 20+ year old yorks. We are in the process of...
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    Ok after alot of thought and great input from all...

    Ok after alot of thought and great input from all of you I decided to go with the (2)Carrier Performance HP 25HPA636A30, (2) Carrier Condensing Furnace 58MVB080-20, (1) CNPVP4821A vertical coil, (1)...
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    Condensing Furnace Attic Install

    I am replacing a 20+ year old horizontal attic furnace with a new Carrier infinity system. My question is there any problem installing a condensing furnace in the attic. I do not think it gets...
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    When you say it is better equipment does that...

    When you say it is better equipment does that mean that it will be more reliable or have a longer service life? I think that is worth alot but I am unsure of what are the benefits of the 19 seer...
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    I will have the exact numbers on the components...

    I will have the exact numbers on the components wed. so I will post them then. I was just wondering if dropping down to the 16 seer infinity to save some money would be justified. I tend to believe...
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    I guess the next question is how much of a...

    I guess the next question is how much of a premium is the 19 seer system worth over the 16 seer system? Any thoughts?
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    Actually spoke with the carrier dealer today...

    Actually spoke with the carrier dealer today about the load calcs. He said that they had calculated one unit to be 2 1/2 ton but since the two 3 tons had delivered good air quality for the past 20+...
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    I have decided to go with the carrier system. Do...

    I have decided to go with the carrier system. Do you think it is necessary to add the hudmidifer for winter humidity control? We are due to sit down and finalize this next week. The more I read...
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    Yes our electric rates are very reasonable. We...

    Yes our electric rates are very reasonable. We have tightened up the house (additional insulation in the attic, doors and windows seal well). I am just replacing 2 units, I actually have a 3rd 2ton...
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    The Carrier dealer did measure out the house,...

    The Carrier dealer did measure out the house, doors and windows. The York dealer did not. He just quoted replacement for the (2) 3 tons that we are replacing. The Carrier guy is going to enlarge...
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    I will post more details as I get them. Both of...

    I will post more details as I get them. Both of these systems may be a little overkill but we plan to be here for many more years and my thought is to buy higher efficient now so that it is not...
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    York has better rebate but I just have a better...

    York has better rebate but I just have a better gut feeling on the carrier dealer. I am more familiar with the York equipment. I have no experience with Carrier but it seems to be well thought of on...
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    Carrier Infinity or York Affinity System

    We live in Paducah, KY. Hot humid summers 90+, winters with evening lows in the 20's dipping to single digits often. Natural gas rates 1.04006/CCF with taxes and electric rates of 0.0638 kWh. I am...
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    Trane xl20i vs York affinity

    Preparing to replace (2) 3 ton 23yo split York systems. I have it narrowed to either the York Affinity series or the Trane XL20i. Going Duel fuel HP. Live in Paducah, KY with HOT humid summers and...
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