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  1. That's what bothers me it does seem like it's a...

    That's what bothers me it does seem like it's a simple container and really should not have had any problems. It should not fail to drain in a new install. But, so far the system is still working...
  2. RHEEM 96v Gas Furnace Condensate Trap Question

    I recently had brand new Rheem 96v gas furnace installed. I was very pleased with the install. The installers fired up the furnace for the test and everything was fine. They left and a few days later...
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    I'll check with a magnet. Since it is used to...

    I'll check with a magnet. Since it is used to spread the gas into a fine flame inside the water tank combustion chamber. I thought it might be something more exotic like tungsten etc... It still...
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    I guess I was lucky Wahoo. I was pretty happy...

    I guess I was lucky Wahoo. I was pretty happy with the system but, when Lennox dropped support I knew it was time to look elsewhere. Went back to basics and not having all the eggs in one basket....
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    Combustion chamber screen material?

    I'm recycling parts of my Lennox Complete Heat HM30 system. Sitting in the tanks combustion chamber was a fine metal mesh screen that is removable. Anyone know what material it was made out of? It is...
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    RIP Lennox Complete Heat HM30

    Well the installer boys finally pulled out my Lennox Complete Heat unit yesterday. It was installed in 1998 and was working fine right up until the end. I had a small leak at the tank drain...
  7. The same contractor is installing the both the...

    The same contractor is installing the both the water heater and a new Rheem furnace. They are one of the Rheem "Top Contractors" (according to the Rheem website) in my area. Since some of the old...
  8. Main water pipe leak. Fix before new water heater install or have installer fix.

    In a bit of a quandary. Discovered a small leak in the main water pipe coming into the house. it is BEFORE the main shut off valve. I'm also having a new water heater installed in three days. I'm...
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    Decided on a Rheem 96v furnace to be installed...

    Decided on a Rheem 96v furnace to be installed next week. I doubt it will have the WiFI control. Coming full circle back to basics after having the Amana HTM and Lennox Complete Heat systems. ...
  10. Thread: Tank or tankless

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    Thanks. I'm getting an A.O. Smith Pro Max GVL 50...

    Thanks. I'm getting an A.O. Smith Pro Max GVL 50 tank installed next week. Going back to basics after experiences with both the Amana HTM system (bad) and Lennox Complete Heat (good).
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    Just thought I'd share the latest. Decided on a...

    Just thought I'd share the latest. Decided on a system and the contractor recommended a A.O. Smith Pro Max GVL 50 Direct vent hot water heater. So getting it installed next week along with a Rheem...
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    It's just me in the house so the hot water demand...

    It's just me in the house so the hot water demand is pretty low. I do have a small Kohler Jacuzzi bath tub (5' x 3') that I use for an occasional bath. Though mostly it's quick showers, laundry and...
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    Gas Water Heater Rheem vs A.O. Smith

    Getting another estimate next week for a gas furnace and water heater to replace my Lennox Complete Heat system (still working fine BTW). Deciding to go with a direct vent tank water heater instead...
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    Yeah it's what I get for buying the "latest &...

    Yeah it's what I get for buying the "latest & greatest" whiz bang tech. Though I have to say the Lennox Complete Heat is still working fine. But, since Lennox no longer supports it I need to replace...
  15. Thread: Tank or tankless

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    You are right I don't see Carrier making water...

    You are right I don't see Carrier making water heaters.
  16. Thread: Tank or tankless

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    Ok I'm convinced I should go with a regular tank...

    Ok I'm convinced I should go with a regular tank water heater. Got a guy coming tomorrow for another estimate. Though he is a Carrier guy. Don't know if I should have him install Rheem products. So I...
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    Need new gas furance

    I am about to retire my orphaned Lennox Complete Heat system which is still working well. Looking for a high efficiency Gas furnace with PVC venting for approx 2000 square foot house in the...
  18. Thread: Tank or tankless

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    Tank or tankless

    I am finally seriously going to retire my Lennox Complete Heat system (which is still working BTW) and going to be needing a new gas furnace and hot water system. I thought I would go with tankless...
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    Thanks for the reply Joe. I was leaning in that...

    Thanks for the reply Joe. I was leaning in that direction. Now my hope is the Lennox Complete Heat system will make it through another winter.:whistle: I wish it was still serviceable because my unit...
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    REPLACING A LENNOX COMPLETE HEAT

    I've got a gas Lennox Complete Heat system that was installed in 1998 and YES it is still working fine.:whistle: But, I know I will need to replace it at some point since it is an orphan design. I...
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    Thanks for the replies. After my experience with...

    Thanks for the replies. After my experience with the Amana and Lennox Complete Heat systems I'm not sure I want to try anything "new" without a good track record. Though the Lennox CH system was...
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    Thinking about Rheem or...

    Well I once had an AMANA ATM then it died. So I next installed a Lennox Complete Heat (still working knock wood) but, Lennox stopped supporting them a few years ago so there is no Lennox product in...
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    Thanks for the replies. Since I'm not currently...

    Thanks for the replies. Since I'm not currently working tearing apart the Lennox Complete Heat system will keep me busy and bring in a few bucks at the scrap metal dealer. Wish I had done it with the...
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    About to get estimates

    I have a Lennox Complete Heat system that amazingly is still working fine (knock wood). But I know once it fails that's it since Lennox is no longer supporting it. I'm about to go out and get some...
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    Thanks for all the replies everyone. I have no...

    Thanks for all the replies everyone. I have no need for air conditioning so it's just heat and hot water I need. I started to look at the online prices for some of the 95% furnaces and tankless...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yes welding stainless can...

    Thanks for the reply. Yes welding stainless can be tricky. But, it solves a lot of corrosion issues. My concern about the Vertex is the steel heat exchanger as opposed to the Polaris. Have you...
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    Thanks for the reply. Any suggestions for...

    Thanks for the reply. Any suggestions for furnace (natural gas) makes or models that I should look at for a 2000 sq ft split level ranch in the northeast?

    1) Would like to hear from the pros...
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    Big Sky: Thanks for the reply. I may not go...

    Big Sky:

    Thanks for the reply. I may not go this route and take the route you suggest. I'm just gathering infomation before I start to get estimates for different systems. I'm certainly...
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    Very Very Good point about having the proper...

    Very Very Good point about having the proper swich hookup to use a generator for you heating system. Best to have an electrican do the switch setup. Otherwise you might injure or kill a lineman. Or...
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    I use a Honda 2000i to help charge and power my...

    I use a Honda 2000i to help charge and power my electric propulsion system on my sailboat. It can handle about 1600 watts continous. Very clean power use it also on board to power my laptop too with...
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    Well, I've gotten use to the Complete Heat (1998...

    Well, I've gotten use to the Complete Heat (1998 install) and it has been working well. A few service calls (2 boards), pin hole leak (water tank connection not in the air handler) over the years....
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    AO Smith Vertex or Polaris HW & Heat?

    Currently have Lennox Complete Heat system installed 1998 still working knock wood. But, looking for replacement. Was going to go furnace and separate water heater. But, understand AO Smith Vertex...
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    The AO Smith Vertex unit looks interesting. Seems...

    The AO Smith Vertex unit looks interesting. Seems similar in it's heating process to the Lennox Complete Heat. But, with a six year warrenty and not a long track record I'm a little shy about it...
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    Yes so far the Complete Heat is working well but,...

    Yes so far the Complete Heat is working well but, I know I'm heating/hot watering on borrowed time. That's why I want to start researching a new heating system. I'm not stuck on one brand and am...
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    leandr311: Thanks! I'll check out the AO...

    leandr311:

    Thanks! I'll check out the AO Smith Vertex. But, my feeling is if I go Rheem (or some other brand) I'll probably go with a Rheem or other brand unit for water (either tank or...
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    NEED NEW GAS FURNACE!

    A little history of my house heat:

    1) Installed an Amana HTM unit for heating and hot water in 1983. Whiz bang technology at the time. Worked well (85% of the time). When service calls started to...
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