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  1. Thread: Radon

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    Safety siron pro 3 has an alarm but no dry...

    Safety siron pro 3 has an alarm but no dry contacts. contact them maybe they have a commercial version available.
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    We must be dealing with the same supply house!...

    We must be dealing with the same supply house!
    There are 2 different exv coils one has a red plug the other has a white plug.
    They are both the same except for the color of the plug. Fujitsu in NJ...
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    Check the EXV, make shure it's clipped to the...

    Check the EXV, make shure it's clipped to the tubing.
    When power is turned off then on, you should hear it clicking. If not look at the manual for checking resistance.
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    Opinions on refrigeration leak sealer.

    I have never used any of the leak sealer products.
    Do they work? Any side effects? Is one better than the other?
    thanks for your opinions.
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    I have installed quite a few of these systems...

    I have installed quite a few of these systems with no problems. Sounds like a wiring issue to me, trace the wires from each air handler to their proper connections on the condensing unit.
  6. I agree this is a common problem on the York...

    I agree this is a common problem on the York RTU's. Sometimes I have to use a piece of wire to clean them out because air, or N2 pressure won't dislodge the spider eggsacks.
  7. Thread: Radon

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    Radon levels in a home change continuously...

    Radon levels in a home change continuously according to wet or dry soil or freezing ground conditions, barometric pressure, indoor fan use, etc.
    I have Radon in my home and have been monitoring it...
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    Tiny Spiders like to build webs in the tubes and...

    Tiny Spiders like to build webs in the tubes and sometimes in the orifice, look real close and you may find 1.
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    The simple fix is to add another duct run to the...

    The simple fix is to add another duct run to the area to increase the cfm available to the room.
    Do a manual J on the room first to find out what is required.
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    Oh crap the doctor's going to charge me to much!...

    Oh crap the doctor's going to charge me to much!
    I'll just buy a scalpel and sutures and and do it myself.
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    The problem is there is always someone that will...

    The problem is there is always someone that will agree to do the start up.
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    In my experience apartments, & condo's are...

    In my experience apartments, & condo's are usually flexed, and there are always low flow registers because of improper design and installation. Don't worry about the one register, unless you intend...
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    Clean up as you are planning, with the flush, use...

    Clean up as you are planning, with the flush, use a canister type suction filter replacing the core daily. Then plan on replacing the compressor a second time, the first replacement will clean up the...
  14. Do a search for heatcalc.xls 1.09 for operating...

    Do a search for heatcalc.xls 1.09 for operating costs, and look at Daikin Altherma.
  15. I agree. Or you can have the rule of thumb...

    I agree.
    Or you can have the rule of thumb calculation for free.
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    Start out as a helper or apprentice. Keep looking...

    Start out as a helper or apprentice. Keep looking you will find a job.
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    Why not go with a solar thermal system as your...

    Why not go with a solar thermal system as your buffer and use about 1 KW of electric a day for the pumps.
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    My problem is with the wells. I have been...

    My problem is with the wells. I have been installing & servicing heat pumps for over 30 years.
    I don't know anything about geology or well drilling so I would have to sub that portion of the job...
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    Ok thanks that's what I wanted to know. The...

    Ok thanks that's what I wanted to know. The panels are much more efficient at colder water temps but none of the manufacturers rate them at those cooler temps. The delta T of 30 degrees tells it all....
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    Very Interesting. What is the capacity of the...

    Very Interesting.
    What is the capacity of the solar thermal system that you have connected, and are you using evacuated tube or flat plates.
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    Energy saving measures are still your best...

    Energy saving measures are still your best investment on a 1983 house.
    You probably have R-19 walls and R-30 ceilings, the lower you can get your heatloss and gains the smaller the GEO system will...
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    Depends on your climate and existing home...

    Depends on your climate and existing home construction.
    Geo thermal works well in very tight homes. Older homes require additional insulation and other energy saving measures.
    The tighter the...
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    When you buy a computer windows comes installed...

    When you buy a computer windows comes installed and anyone can use that computer, the software is included in the price of the computer. As is the Tracker software installed in the Varitrac. Why...
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    I agree with you here. I am in the same boat as...

    I agree with you here. I am in the same boat as you. I am working on a tracker system and can get no support from Trane. They want me to bring in the Trane Factory Tech. Right I'm supposed to turn...
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    I use a Testo 330. The only electronic that I...

    I use a Testo 330. The only electronic that I have ever used.
  26. Thread: White Ice

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    White ice usually means air bubbles in the water....

    White ice usually means air bubbles in the water. Check your water level in the sump.
    Snowy or fluffy ice= running out of water before the end of cycle.
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    I have been using Fantech -Nice units. Get the...

    I have been using Fantech -Nice units. Get the electronic controller, EDF5
    http://www.fantech.net/
  28. Your climate is perfectly suited for a heat pump...

    Your climate is perfectly suited for a heat pump system. Plus you are in California which has generous incentives for Solar PV. You could in the future add a PV system to your house which would...
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    fan cycling control will work, but never as well...

    fan cycling control will work, but never as well as the headmaster. The head master will keep the head pressure constant. with the fan cycling control the head pressure will be all over the place...
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    Install an 1 HRV for your bathrooms such as a...

    Install an 1 HRV for your bathrooms such as a Fantec, it is available with a controller that can cycle the HRV. http://www.fantech.net/hrv_erv.htm
    Then when you run your kitchen hood open a window!
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    You will need your return lined with ductliner,...

    You will need your return lined with ductliner, that should help some.
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    The answers to your questions: 1- yes Honeywell...

    The answers to your questions:
    1- yes Honeywell makes a outdoor temperature compensated humidistat-dehumid controller. Or change T stat to an 8000 pro with humidification feature & outdoor sensor....
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    Well if it's driven by a 60 HP motor a good guess...

    Well if it's driven by a 60 HP motor a good guess would be that it's in the area of a 60 ton capacity unit or 720,000 btu.
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    check for a white powder residue on your fuse...

    check for a white powder residue on your fuse block or contactors. This will indicate if the component insulation is breaking down & shorting to ground or across legs. Usually during very humid or...
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    Try to pump it down- if it doesn't then you have...

    Try to pump it down- if it doesn't then you have your answer, bad valves.
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    Dewalt 12V impact driver, & Dewalt 1/2" 18v...

    Dewalt 12V impact driver, & Dewalt 1/2" 18v hammer drill.I use the impact driver daily because it's small & light and has plenty of power. The hammer drill is saved for heavy duty jobs.
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    I have the Tiff electronic sightglass and I use...

    I have the Tiff electronic sightglass and I use it occasionally, on old systems good for letting you know if you have solid liquid column at the metering device, or a fully flooded evap. It will get...
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    Keep it simple, buy your test kit at the supply...

    Keep it simple, buy your test kit at the supply house they have small plastic barrels with litmus paper in the center, just crack your discharge or liquid line for a second blowing refrigerant and...
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    I use a GALLO gun, fits in my toolbag and uses...

    I use a GALLO gun, fits in my toolbag and uses small CO2 cartridges used in BB guns that I buy at my local sporting goods store. They also make another model that uses a slightly larger CO2...
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    1/2" x 1 1/8" is what you need for the long runs...

    1/2" x 1 1/8" is what you need for the long runs if your using R-22. 3/8 is only good for 50' on a 5 ton unit. I don't have a 410A chart yet.:)
  41. [QUOTE=pines;1557823]What I want to know is:Is...

    [QUOTE=pines;1557823]What I want to know is:Is the cooling efficiency basically the same on both units?



    Yes
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    Those old compressors were well made, & easy to...

    Those old compressors were well made, & easy to rebuild on site, but they used a hell of a lot of iron to make those dinasaurs.
    If you take it home and you can get 3 phase to it they make...
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    If you want another oldie I have a jobsite with...

    If you want another oldie I have a jobsite with an old Typhoon (Schnakie Grosso) 30 HP vintage 1948. Just waiting for someone to remove it from the mechanical room. :D
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    Snyder General/Microtech monitor software

    Does anyone have a copy of the Microtech open protocol monitor software for a Mcquay/ Snyder General unit ventilator. I have been trying to get a copy from my dealer for a month with no luck. It's...
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    All mini split heat pumps are not intended to be...

    All mini split heat pumps are not intended to be used as a primary heat source as they have no electric resistance heaters installed. Check out the web sites they all state this clearly....
  46. My guages also have a vent or fill valve on top,...

    My guages also have a vent or fill valve on top, and they can be a problem. I have a piece of ducttape on mine so they don't get lost.
    They are still better than the standard guages and a hell of a...
  47. Buy a set of the glycerin filled guages only and...

    Buy a set of the glycerin filled guages only and put them on your old manifold, they don't need to be recalibrated as often & they have glass lenses.
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    You need to get someone qualified to work on this...

    You need to get someone qualified to work on this chiller. Sounds like no call for cooling at this time
    Solenoid valve is leaking by slightly that why liguid line is sweating.
    RR is reset relay...
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    The Bryant 2 stage furnace will use less gas and...

    The Bryant 2 stage furnace will use less gas and cycle less often when operating on low fire.
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    Excuse me, I'll me right back I have to get a...

    Excuse me, I'll me right back I have to get a part.
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