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    We have a funeral home we did. 6 furnaces in an...

    We have a funeral home we did. 6 furnaces in an "attic" basically a 16' wide insulated room running the length of the building. We had a cold spell, several days below or around 0. Real cold at...
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    Open tee is actually there so if drain stops up...

    Open tee is actually there so if drain stops up in the winter it doesn't flow up into the coil. Acidic water and coil is not good. Also is open so air blowing they the drain doesn't blow against...
  3. I get $100 for those heat exchangers in that...

    I get $100 for those heat exchangers in that particular furnace.
    I have changed a ton of them, mfg is good about warranting them.

    We are not the cheapest out there, If I can get the hx...
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    Thanks sir. Seems like we do a bunch of laundry...

    Thanks sir. Seems like we do a bunch of laundry room jobs or small closets. Still better than an attic or crawl.
  5. Food for thought. I changed a primary hx on a 16...

    Food for thought. I changed a primary hx on a 16 year old heil furnace this week. ICP product, ones that the rings pop off of. 100% covered the part under warranty, takes me 45 minutes to change...
  6. Thread: Goodman

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    Man I like that throated starter or whatever it...

    Man I like that throated starter or whatever it is. Nice work
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    Nice work! Media filters man. Media filters. ...

    Nice work! Media filters man. Media filters. Put one on everything.

    You have an ice storm and knock power out for a while that sucker will freeze and bust. We had a real cold spell...
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    Work looks good. Just don't think it's a good...

    Work looks good. Just don't think it's a good idea to put a 90 in an attic.
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    Put a 90% furnace in an attic once. Never again....

    Put a 90% furnace in an attic once. Never again. Froze up and busted everything. Ruined furnace. Lesson learned.
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    I run an intake on all the 90's unless I can't...

    I run an intake on all the 90's unless I can't get one out. Tomorrows job is that way. Finished basement.
  11. They're expensive alright! Take 5 minutes to...

    They're expensive alright! Take 5 minutes to replace though. Not sure where it gets difficult.



    Changing the hx on one of these is a royal pain in the ass.
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    pvc and tubing? Those are Ez traps... Every...

    pvc and tubing? Those are Ez traps... Every supply house has them.

    Lineset is sitting on the floor. Odds of it getting kicked are pretty much non existent in that location.
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    Lineset was already there. It was ran pretty much...

    Lineset was already there. It was ran pretty much how it was before, I just straightened it up. Plenty of room to get to the trane unit still.
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    Customer is always right man, I used what he...

    Customer is always right man, I used what he wanted.
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    Looks good, always run an intake man, doesn't...

    Looks good, always run an intake man, doesn't take much longer. Flues out the side of the furnace. Coil access...
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    Looks nice. But put the furnace on a base, even...

    Looks nice. But put the furnace on a base, even if it is only 2" tall it makes getting to the coil so much easier, more fall for the drain. Never just flop a coil down and call it good.
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    Not enough loop, I hope its glycol. I didn't...

    Not enough loop, I hope its glycol. I didn't bother looking into it. I just fixed some ductwork and left.
  18. Secondary goes bad.. Carrier has a deal if you...

    Secondary goes bad.. Carrier has a deal if you buy an equivalent furnace they will pay you like $300-$600. So in other words that 3 stage infinity, we would have to got the modulating turn to go...
  19. Been changing out a bunch of these carrier units.

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1594/24428205902_5ffda418bb_h.jpg


    A weeks worth. Prolly taken out a dozen of these with bad heat exchangers this winter.

    Glad we only put 2 of these style of...
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    Buy a geo, you will save money.

    Customer has a 2 and a 4 ton unit. Both like this. Can't understand why his electric bills are so high in the winter. It was 45 degrees out this day, air to air heat pump would have more than taken...
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    Funny you ask that because most times we wouldn't...

    Funny you ask that because most times we wouldn't do it but.... He had the loop already in, already had his geo, it was sized right for the house, existing customer. Had it been a 3-5 ton geo, no...
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    I just use 2" plastic pads to set furnace on....

    I just use 2" plastic pads to set furnace on. Cheap and easy.
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    They make them in the metal shop, not sure on a...

    They make them in the metal shop, not sure on a time, usually assembling a dozen or more at a time. Plasma cut so that part is quick. Maybe 15 minutes i would guess.
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    Lmao, it is on a concrete floor with a drain a...

    Lmao, it is on a concrete floor with a drain a couple feet away. Thanks for the laugh!
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    Yeah we make our own filter cabinets. They're...

    Yeah we make our own filter cabinets. They're insulated, 16x20 16x25 20x20 20x25 5" filters.
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    Thats what I thought it sounded like lol

    Thats what I thought it sounded like lol
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    Cause they're ugly! No other reason. Used...

    Cause they're ugly! No other reason.


    Used flex on this one. Too much stuff to go around to mess with round pipe. I also am not sure how noisy the unit is so I put duct liner in the return drop,...
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    Not sure? Seemed really cheap. Almost all of the...

    Not sure? Seemed really cheap. Almost all of the cabinet screws were stripped out.
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    I was at a loss for words.

    I have a strong dislike for plumbers. I am not a plumber, but I know how to run pvc pipe. I run 2" and 3" really often, I know how fittings are supposed to be glued up. I know several plumbers. I...
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    She said she heard a noise.

    She said it seemed a little bit louder than normal lol


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx86UDeFxnE
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    Duct system for a little geo...

    Customer bought the geo unit himself. It is a Miami Heat Pump? Never heard of it. Just wanted me to build a duct system for it. Little 2 ton system. Scrapped the oem filter rack for a media...
  32. Looks good! What I see a lot of people do here is...

    Looks good! What I see a lot of people do here is put in a furnace that fits, so if it was a 21 wide before well then we should go back with a 21" wide. Idiots
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    No leaks at the floor, There is cork tape on the...

    No leaks at the floor, There is cork tape on the bottom of the base. About the only thing I use cork tape for. One layer all the way around, 2 Layers on the left front corner, was a smidge low. ...
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    1977 out, 2015 in.

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5726/22970840333_6b3b8eb9fb_h.jpg
    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5791/23489346492_381a5eeed1_h.jpg
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    Mines shorter than yours..

    Lineset that is..

    Hyper heat unit, FH12

    Hopefully the brick layers can do their work without being too messy.

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/689/23466458535_8392143936_h.jpg
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    Yuck oil!!!! We don't touch them other than...

    Yuck oil!!!! We don't touch them other than remove to put in gas or electric.

    Looks nice though!
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    my only gripe is the printing on the 2" pvc is...

    my only gripe is the printing on the 2" pvc is visible.
    I always put it to where it can't be seen.

    Nice job!
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    Just took that mess over. I recommended tearing...

    Just took that mess over. I recommended tearing the church down and starting over.
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    It came off my phone, have you ever put in a...

    It came off my phone, have you ever put in a furnace in the down flow position? Probably not.
    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5768/22498571021_ce77908e01_h.jpg

    This is the furnace closet it came...
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    Hey bob, go get a box, switch, and cover.

    Bob- Looks like we are short on covers.
    Leroy- Go grab some tape then, not the 181, the cheap stuff.

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/680/22206537068_9ed1e8d4c9_h.jpg


    I probably have no less...
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    Good stuff man!

    Good stuff man!
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    Yellow jacket here and I use it a lot. If the...

    Yellow jacket here and I use it a lot. If the copper is crappy it will kink or do odd stuff.
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    Either side works, just gonna run an little brush...

    Either side works, just gonna run an little brush in it anyways...
  44. Thread: Another 80%

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    Looks real good bill. Those that nit pick it are...

    Looks real good bill. Those that nit pick it are just jealous!
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    Yup! Plumber was not real happy on this job to be...

    Yup! Plumber was not real happy on this job to be called in after the fact, but he got over it.
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    HAHA! I get in before the plumber and the...

    HAHA!

    I get in before the plumber and the electrician or I don't do it. Plain and simple. Builders hate it but they can get over it. Turned down many that had already been plumbed and wired...
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    Bill, in short not very often... I saw plans for...

    Bill, in short not very often... I saw plans for this house about 3 years ago. It was on a crawl. This had a full basement. They wanted nothing in the basement. So the furnace is in the garage....
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    Mainly so that it is less noticeable...

    Mainly so that it is less noticeable...
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    Wrapping up a new house.

    2.5 ton system.
    2 zones
    Total electric/AC no heat pump
    Boiler coil for wood furnace.
    All Duct in garage lined, as well as everything that went up stairs. Attic duct all got lined and spray...
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    First problem is its in a fricken trailer. ...

    First problem is its in a fricken trailer.

    Can't believe none of you guys carry wireless pressure switches. A lot easier to install and almost never fail.
    Ive even seen wireless limit...
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