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    In our state, we have to duct tape (with UL 181...

    In our state, we have to duct tape (with UL 181 labled tape), then zip tie the inner liner to the collar, pull the insulation down and zip tie the insulation. Same goes for wyes.
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    AHAHAHAHAHA!!! agree with hvac pro =D

    AHAHAHAHAHA!!!

    agree with hvac pro =D
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    Personally I prefer and have most experience in...

    Personally I prefer and have most experience in residential. I know commercial work usually pays more, but I don't know what it is, I just love residential. Especially the million dollar homes,...
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    I'd take #2, if that didn't work out, I'd fall...

    I'd take #2, if that didn't work out, I'd fall back on #1 if it was still available. There's enough work to keep everyone busy, one thing I've found in this business is someone's always hiring =)
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    First let me say that I do drive the truck home...

    First let me say that I do drive the truck home at night (which is great, saves me about $140/mo in gas), I do get full medical and dental, and the pay is average for my area.

    One thing that gets...
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    If this was my house, or one of my installs, I...

    If this was my house, or one of my installs, I would install two 10" round ducts, one high and one low. Maybe even 12". I'd leave the existing combustion opening alone.

    We install several...
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    The high and low combustion air openings seems to...

    The high and low combustion air openings seems to vary from city to city, for instance, here local code says we can have one opening in the ceiling large enough to accomodate every fuel burning...
  8. I dont know about louisiana, but here it is...

    I dont know about louisiana, but here it is illegal to put flex in a crawl space, it MUST be metal duct wrapped in 2" insulation minimum.
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    Is this a vent free fireplace? a direct vent? or...

    Is this a vent free fireplace? a direct vent? or b-vent? Do you have glass doors covering the fire? Sounds like a fresh air problem to me. We've had this problem on a few newly installed vent free...
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    According to International Fuel Gas Code 2003: ...

    According to International Fuel Gas Code 2003:

    304.6.1 Two permanent openings, one commencing within 12 inches of the top and one commencing within 12 inches of the bottom of the enclosure, shall...
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    Okay, just looked at the installation...

    Okay, just looked at the installation instructions. Horizontal right installation, page 29, fig 43 shows that we could actually get that vent out of the way of the coil. Simply rotate the motor 180...
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    Romex wiring is used in ALL residentials around...

    Romex wiring is used in ALL residentials around here, granted this one in particular is horrible. Some of the electricians we work with make that stuff look great though. I'm curious to know if...
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    This was installed far out from the city, there...

    This was installed far out from the city, there are no inspections at that location and no that would not be acceptable at our company.

    Not sure about the ceiling heights, I figure they're...
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    I think every builder can get cheap on some...

    I think every builder can get cheap on some things, nevertheless, yeah this is hack bros hvac at it's finest... or worst =P
  15. Thread: horriblezontal

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    First let me say, I DID NOT INSTALL THIS! Our...

    First let me say, I DID NOT INSTALL THIS! Our company simply installed the fireplace ONLY. Now that that's out of the way let the flaming begin...

    This American Standard is installed over the...
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  17. Thread: plumbers...

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    I knew I was going to offend some plumbers saying...

    I knew I was going to offend some plumbers saying that.

    I agree the whole installation looks bad, that's why it's posted on the wall of shame. I also agree that "Every job is a self portrait of...
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    yes, bad camera angle, sorry =( The ducts are...

    yes, bad camera angle, sorry =(

    The ducts are completely in the blower compartment sealed with mastic. I personally would like to see my company use plenums rather than tapping directly to the...
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    Local codes here say we can screw the B-vent as...

    Local codes here say we can screw the B-vent as long as it doesn't penetrate the inner liner. Those screws are extremely short, no more than 1/4" long. I wanna say they're 7 x 1/4" zip screws but I...
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    My boss is convinced that putting a trap on the...

    My boss is convinced that putting a trap on the secondary for horizontal installs prevents nuisance call backs due to the blowby in the aux drain causing it to slowly fill the safty pan. He doesn't...
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    This unit is installed per manufacturer's...

    This unit is installed per manufacturer's installation instructions. Would be nice if we could center the Evap on the furnace instead of keeping the bottom flush. One of the other guys put the...
  22. We didn't install this, the plumbers did. ...

    We didn't install this, the plumbers did. Apparentley you dont have to be licensed HVAC to install B-vent in Oklahoma.

    http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/9899/dscn0333po7.jpg

    good job on...
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    I know this isn't the season for this, but I'm...

    I know this isn't the season for this, but I'm trying to get some ammo for fall...

    Every winter/fall, ALL homebuilders in my area want to use the central heat system to heat the house while under...
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    I love the way plumbers show proffessional...

    I love the way plumbers show proffessional courtesy...

    http://img209.imageshack.us/img209/6471/dscn0324dh7.jpg

    wonder what's gonna happen when I have to push that gastite down to pull the...
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    w00t! [Edited by hvacokc on 08-12-2006 at...

    w00t!

    [Edited by hvacokc on 08-12-2006 at 11:43 PM]
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