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  1. jtrammel, I like your avatar photo, I'm hoping to...

    jtrammel, I like your avatar photo, I'm hoping to make my crawlspace look like that soon.

    Adam
  2. 13% humidity isn't uncommon in Denver in the...

    13% humidity isn't uncommon in Denver in the summer. Wouldn't a bypass humidifier reduce the airspeed even more? The fan speed is at its lowest setting right now for circulation and I like how quiet...
  3. Humidifier Recommendation for a York Affinity

    I would like to add a humidifier to my furnace, a York YP9C 100k btu. I am a little concerned that there won't be enough air speed to properly humidify my house, any recommendations? I can't really...
  4. Thread: York Cfm Led

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    Thanks, I'll let him know. That actually makes...

    Thanks, I'll let him know. That actually makes sense too, go figure.
  5. Thread: York Cfm Led

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    York Cfm Led

    I had a new furnace and a/c installed this last winter and I couldn't be happier with it, or the installer. The furnace is a YP9C 100C and the a/c is a YCJF48S41S with an MC48C3XH1 coil.
    From what...
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    I tested all three of the sensors and the one...

    I tested all three of the sensors and the one that I am using was the closest to actual temperature, the resistance reading translated to about 1.5 degrees warmer than what the actual temperature...
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    I used 18/2 solid conductor wire. I haven't had a...

    I used 18/2 solid conductor wire. I haven't had a chance to measure the resistance and compare it to the specified value for the temperature. The tech will be here tomorrow or Monday and I will have...
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    Having the remote sensor dictate the temp is what...

    Having the remote sensor dictate the temp is what I am after, I just can't seem to get the remote to measure the actual temperature. The remote sensor is in the nursery where our 5 month old twins...
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    Why Won't My Remote Sensor Read Correctly?

    I have a Honeywell Vision Pro IAQ Thermostat with a wired remote temperature(and humidity) sensor and I can't get the remote sensor to give an accurate temperature reading.The furnace, a York YP9C,...
  10. That actually is the approach I've been using. I...

    That actually is the approach I've been using. I replaced all of the recessed lights with IC units and installed airtight baffles, foamed all of the attic bypasses and blew in another 14" of...
  11. Thanks for the input on the location, I'll let...

    Thanks for the input on the location, I'll let the installer know that I'm more confident about it now.
    I looked at the steam unit, but it has a couple strikes against it; price of the unit and...
  12. How Far Above The Coil Does A Humidifier Need To Be?

    I just had my furnace and a/c installed(York YPC9) and my cased coil goes all the way to the branch ducts. I would like to put in a humidifier, but my installer and I are hesitant about cutting into...
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    What Size A/C Disconnect?

    I have a friend(Journeyman Electrician) coming over this weekend to install an a/c disconnect for the system being installed next week and I need to know what size disconnect to pick up and this will...
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    As one of the people that rely on this site for...

    As one of the people that rely on this site for expert opinion, I would appreciate you keeping the current policy. I find it encouraging that the "Pro's" actually have to establish themselves as...
  15. Thanks everyone, I appreciate your help.

    Thanks everyone, I appreciate your help.
  16. Can a Six Inch Concentric Vent Be Used For Two Appliances?

    Can a six inch concentric vent be used for a HE water heater plus a furnace? The vent uses 4" pipe for the combustion air and vent, can it be used instead of two three inch concentric vents? I know...
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    I just called another company, this one non...

    I just called another company, this one non Union, and they want twice as much as the first guy. I may just pay my Father in Law to come out here from Mn to do it, he still has his tools and EPA...
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    I'm not sure where the cost of brazing is coming...

    I'm not sure where the cost of brazing is coming from, do you guys always cap linesets that aren't going to be reused? I just don't want to be the guy that just releases the freon into the atmosphere...
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    Pretty much except that I may not replace it at...

    Pretty much except that I may not replace it at all and if I do I can get up to $1,500 rebate from Excel for "trade in". Right now the only function the condenser is serving is as an obstacle. I...
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    Different trade.

    Different trade.
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    I just realized that this is the wrong forum. ...

    I just realized that this is the wrong forum.

    Mods, could you please move this to the ask the pros forum?

    Adam
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    The unit is 10-12 years old, I wouldn't reuse the...

    The unit is 10-12 years old, I wouldn't reuse the lineset , it has a blown compressor, it's oversized, the soldering was done incorrectly and it's directly under the main circuit panel for the house....
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    I Want to Remove My Condenser

    I called the company that diagnosed my compressor as bad this summer to have them come out and evacuate the system so I could move the condenser and pour a new patio. I was surprised to hear the...
  24. Thread: I am pi$$sed

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    I have been having great luck on Craigslist. Just...

    I have been having great luck on Craigslist. Just include "made in USA" on your searches. Planned obsolescence wasn't always the way things were designed. I just purchased a 10 year old Weber grill,...
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    Two of them quoted York systems to me last year....

    Two of them quoted York systems to me last year. I couldn't afford either of them, the prices are much better this year, but on different equipment.

    Adam
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    Is York Having Problems With YP9 Furnaces?

    I called three York Dealers out for estimates, I particularly mentioned the the YP9(or current replacement) and all three showed active disinterest in selling me York products. I asked one of them...
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    91 degrees would put me down to 3 tons if I keep...

    91 degrees would put me down to 3 tons if I keep it at 68 inside.
    Another question; HVAC Calc lists no heat loss for my floors, does this sound right? The floors are r 19 over unvented crawlspace.
    ...
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    [QUOTE=genduct;11212412]Me thinks they are...

    [QUOTE=genduct;11212412]Me thinks they are playing dumb because they don't want to be asked to do side work.

    They sure want me to do side work though.
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    I'm not really trying to turn this into a...

    I'm not really trying to turn this into a discussion about what the salespeople do, I just want to make sure that my results seemed reasonable. I love that I can talk directly to the...
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    Out of all of the estimates that I received, only...

    Out of all of the estimates that I received, only one was prepared by a non salesman. His estimate was almost half of what the others were. His estimate listed all of the upgrades as options, not...
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    They all included a manual J as part of the bid,...

    They all included a manual J as part of the bid, to be done if they received the contract. I assume that they bid it as 5 ton under the assumption that it wouldn't be any larger than that. One...
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    HVAC Calc A/C Size Question

    After meticulously entering all of the information into HVAC Calc, it is telling me that I need a 3.5 ton a/c. My current system is 5 ton and I have received three estimates for 5 ton systems. The...
  33. I'm insulating the floor above the crawlspace...

    I'm insulating the floor above the crawlspace which should make the ambient temperature down there a bit lower. I'm a Journeyman Carpenter and a big fan of things that work as well as they possibly...
  34. Would You Consider This a Sealed and Insulated Duct?

    The ducts in my unvented crawlspace are wrapped in foiled face high density foam/rubber material that is about 5/16" thick. Is this adequate for sealing and insulation?
    ...
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    I can relate to your story, I probably have more...

    I can relate to your story, I probably have more time into getting and straightening out bids than the contractor will spend putting the equipment in. I really don't think that I'm being picky at...
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    Can I have My Condenser Installed Here?

    I only have a couple of options of where to put my condenser, it's either right outside the picture window in my living room or here, up on the raised bed at the end of the retaining wall by the...
  37. I need a coil recommendation, York CZH and PV9

    I have a York PV9 120,000 btuh.I am adding a York czh 5 ton , I need to know what coils are recommended, probably York or ADP. My installer has a bad habit of putting too much stock in the suppliers...
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    The existing drop is on one side of the furnace...

    The existing drop is on one side of the furnace and the water heater is on the other side. The only way I could see to do it would be to add returns through the crawlspace and up from the bottom.
    ...
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    udarrell, Thanks for the reply, the waterfall is...

    udarrell, Thanks for the reply, the waterfall is outside. I agree with you on the sizing, I wish my installer/seller was a little more confident on these calculations. I have an Aprilaire 2210(2000...
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    My 1978 house is 3200 sq ft, 2700 finished. Walls...

    My 1978 house is 3200 sq ft, 2700 finished. Walls are r13, weak vapor barrier with brick veneer. Thermal pane metal windows. R38 in the ceiling(except "cathedral" ceilings). I was pretty impressed...
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    The guy that is supposed to be installing my...

    The guy that is supposed to be installing my system didn't like the 3.5 tons that HVAC Calc came up with. He and the counter guy at the supply house think that I really need 6 tons. He will install...
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    I'm a sucker for a good deal.

    I'm a sucker for a good deal.
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    Are you saying that a 2 stage York Affinity...

    Are you saying that a 2 stage York Affinity wouldn't be able to provide for maximum efficiency?
  44. Purchasing and installing a swamp cooler for a...

    Purchasing and installing a swamp cooler for a 3200 sq ft house is surprisingly cheap(unless I buy one with an ECM motor), not to mention how much cheaper it is to run.

    Adam
  45. One option could be to install a side discharge...

    One option could be to install a side discharge model on the roof above the sunroom, run a large, isulated duct the length of my attic and I would be able to have a ceiling register in every upstairs...
  46. Thanks for the advice on the Thermostat, I'll...

    Thanks for the advice on the Thermostat, I'll order one today.
    Now I need to figure out what to do about the a/c. Is it worthwhile spending money on a multistage unit in an area with very...
  47. The Vision Pro, Prestige or ?

    The Vision Pro, Prestige or ?
  48. It's a bit smaller than that, Hvac calc had...

    It's a bit smaller than that, Hvac calc had Denver at - 25 deg.
    Any recommendations for a good thermostat?
    Would it still be worthwhile to get a two stage a/c or heat pump? Is there any reason to...
  49. York Affinity New Old Stock, Should I go for it?

    I was picking the brains of the Mechanics on our site about getting a new Furnace and a/c when one of them mentioned that he had a York Affinity sitting in his garage and he would love to get it out...
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    $160,000 company vehicles just strike me as...

    $160,000 company vehicles just strike me as outrageous overhead.

    Adam
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