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  1. Thread: York High

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    without being there it is difficult to tell(where...

    without being there it is difficult to tell(where voltage was read). i would say the "senior" tech is hiding something. If he was out there multiple times sounds fishy:confused:
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    Service is important too. Call after hours...not...

    Service is important too. Call after hours...not at 2 a.m.....see how fast they respond to your call and how they treat you.
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    thank you for the correction misread the original...

    thank you for the correction misread the original post, he has electric furnace:confused:
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    This guy says run from that situation:

    This guy says run from that situation:
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    bottom for downflow

    bottom for downflow
  6. Filters can make a difference as was explained...

    Filters can make a difference as was explained above. Look at your gas bill it should tell you how much you use, the cost, and also degree days...shows how the temperature will very between months.
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    I agree with you. Installing for a friend is...

    I agree with you.
    Installing for a friend is totally different than purchasing equipment and trying to find someone reputable to do it. After all if you were installing for a friend i doubt he/she...
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    I agree with you that he is saving money upfront,...

    I agree with you that he is saving money upfront, but only because of the labor burden. The problem I see is the OP wants to save money with an internet purchase. He is not saving money because...
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    First off NO PRICING! Maybe you should take the...

    First off NO PRICING! Maybe you should take the time to read the forum rules. No one cares what your going to pay side-job Willie for your e-hack system.

    But I'm sure you got the information off...
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    The purchaser gets the ability to.........

    The purchaser gets the ability to.........
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    ;) that would be something

    ;) that would be something
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    It could have 2 problems, but if the rollout...

    It could have 2 problems, but if the rollout switches and the hi limit are tripping, i would lean towards a cracked heat exchanger. As Robo said a lack of air flow will cause stress and damage to...
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    I've seen evap coils plugged especially in rental...

    I've seen evap coils plugged especially in rental units where they took the filter out or put the wrong one in.
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    what type of inspector?

    what type of inspector?
  15. Thread: EAC revisited

    by hetrola
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    Yes, they should have removed the concrete. What...

    Yes, they should have removed the concrete. What was wrong with the concrete? If the plastic pad is sitting on the concrete this can cause vibration, and it sounds like it isn't sitting right...
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    No you wouldn't! If you were an experienced tech...

    No you wouldn't! If you were an experienced tech you would have nothing to do with an ebay system.;)

    JRONGO

    Bottom line is you are cheap. A company marks up the cost of the equipment just the...
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    We get 1/2 down. Obviously it comes down to...

    We get 1/2 down.

    Obviously it comes down to trust. Homeowner is choosing the contractor. You should be choosing someone you trust. Contractors work for lot's of people they don't trust.

    If...
  18. was referring to the secondary HX being plugged...

    was referring to the secondary HX being plugged from not using a filter, not plugged internally
  19. There is no "intelligence", it cannot think. ...

    There is no "intelligence", it cannot think. Manufacturers put this tag on thermostats and furnaces, but it is misleading.IMHO
    They can log previous temperatures and times and adjust accordingly,...
  20. Thread: ac gauges

    by hetrola
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    my turbo torch got the best of my hoses, now i...

    my turbo torch got the best of my hoses, now i know why they put on trigger locks:D
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    You should have known not to reveal prices when...

    You should have known not to reveal prices when you clicked the little box that says I UNDERSTAND THE FORUM RULES.

    The whole premise of your thread was based off of breaking the forum rules. Your...
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    Amen to that. His dad was probably not even in...

    Amen to that.

    His dad was probably not even in the HVAC business. And if he was who cares.
    After reading this I want to go and overcharge somebody:D
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    Did they quote you the price before the repair?

    Did they quote you the price before the repair?
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    i hate that when that happens:D

    i hate that when that happens:D
  25. If it is a high efficiency the secondary HX could...

    If it is a high efficiency the secondary HX could be plugged.

    Sorry you have to deal with this mess. Looks like Harry Homeowner is back at it again.

    With 2 furnaces running like they are, you...
  26. Both This is not only a comfort issue but also...

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    This is not only a comfort issue but also a safety issue.

    Comfort:
    The main floor not having any return ducting is not going to have proper air flow, and since the basement(uninsulated)...
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    DrDick Complaining about overpaid HVAC...

    DrDick

    Complaining about overpaid HVAC technicians on a HVAC forum????

    You didn't have to tell me you weren't really a Dr.

    Now go on the NRA site and tell them guns suck:eek:
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    My first thought was...wonder what the rest of...

    My first thought was...wonder what the rest of the venting/job looks like?:cool:
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    Bob before i even looked at your profile, i could...

    Bob before i even looked at your profile, i could tell you were from the old school. My only advice is don't lose your passion for the trade. Just because you have been doing things for XX amount...
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    LP is tough on equipment...but it doesnt take a...

    LP is tough on equipment...but it doesnt take a rocket scientist to figuire out why metal rusts. Same thing for metal burners. Get rid of the moisture, get rid of the rust. Saves your burners,...
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    Another consideration is where you live, if you...

    Another consideration is where you live, if you are in WI(or colder...i don't know how that could be right now):D
    You will enjoy the savings in fuel consumption! And i doubt gas prices are going...
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    call a pro, not supposed to use soft water to...

    call a pro,
    not supposed to use soft water to humidifiers.
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    Lexi sorry things got out of hand. In the...

    Lexi
    sorry things got out of hand.
    In the industry there are those who use analyzers, and those who dont. And some pretty strong opinions that go with it.:D
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    Exactly! P.S. sorry weber about the...

    Exactly!


    P.S. sorry weber about the misunderstanding on an earlier post that was closed wall heater...water heater:confused:
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    From your statements it's clear you do not know...

    From your statements it's clear you do not know how to use a combustion analyzer.

    The company I work for bought every tech an analyzer, handed it to us and said use them on every tune-up. I knew...
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    Sorry u are unable to find someone right away, i...

    Sorry u are unable to find someone right away, i would definitely find someone that uses(knows how)
  37. Thread: Outdated Model

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    i would definitely have a heat load calc done, it...

    i would definitely have a heat load calc done, it sounds like he is trying to unload an older model out of his warehouse...may not be a bad thing if he puts in the right size unit and gives you a...
  38. Thread: Outdated Model

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    did he give you both quotes? he is probably...

    did he give you both quotes?
    he is probably trying to get rid of an older unit he has in his warehouse, and is making the deal look better by comparison.
    If he is not coming right out and telling...
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    weber i don't think empire makes water heaters. ...

    weber
    i don't think empire makes water heaters. i think its a spaceheater. Either way needs a pro
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    Is this happening in all 4 units?? call a pro,...

    Is this happening in all 4 units??

    call a pro, you just might be happy the pilot keeps going out!
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    my only advice is to have a professional do the...

    my only advice is to have a professional do the work, especially with all those propane appliances. if she does it, it's bound to be a nightmare home, or worse yet ashes.
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    To me it's more about safety. I have a lot of...

    To me it's more about safety. I have a lot of examples to back my opinion.
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    Doh, is Homer Simpson here:D what does your...

    Doh, is Homer Simpson here:D

    what does your installer say?
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    For garages there is nothing like infloor...

    For garages there is nothing like infloor heating....but i realize you need the cooling.
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    The only way to ensure the furnace is efficient...

    The only way to ensure the furnace is efficient is with a combustion analyzer!! It cannot be done merely on gas pressure.

    The fact that the flame is blue does not mean the flame is efficient. ...
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    obviously you did not read the whole thread we've...

    obviously you did not read the whole thread we've discussed every angle. You act as though we are profiting from this. I live in WI, i'm not making a dime off of him...unless he let's me watch his...
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    I did a duct cleaning and found that the previous...

    I did a duct cleaning and found that the previous owner(old guy) was stashing money in the return ducts. Gave it all to the owner and he gave me a nice kickback for my honesty.
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    Awesome advice. LMAO He is talking about...

    Awesome advice.
    LMAO
    He is talking about putting it in the service door.


    If you put it in the garage door make sure you leave enough cord so when it opens it does not unplug.:D
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    :eek: cough hack cough cough

    :eek:

    cough hack cough cough
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    I would have a tech come out that knows how to...

    I would have a tech come out that knows how to use a combustion analyzer. This can determine much to how the furnace is operating. Here is a good start: http://nationalcomfortinstitute.com/
    ...
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