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  1. like heaterman said there are pressure check...

    like heaterman said there are pressure check filters that replace the nozzle filter. They are spring actuated closure devices that are overcome by pump pressure but hold shut when the pump shuts...
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    Be interested to know how well barnicals work as...

    Be interested to know how well barnicals work as a heat exchanger.
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    charging your own system with out knowledge of...

    charging your own system with out knowledge of proper procedure is dangerous for you and your equipment. call a pro and save yourself some money.
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    Call your local contractors and ask if the sell...

    Call your local contractors and ask if the sell and service Fujitsu, and if their techs are factory trained.
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    Check with your customer and see what temps and...

    Check with your customer and see what temps and times they are running the a/c. I had a customer who was trying to cool his house to 60 deg at night and freezing the coil. Put head pressure control...
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    sounds like you already solved your problem with...

    sounds like you already solved your problem with a filter change. depending on how many people and pets are in the house and if fan is on 24/7 or only when heating or cooling the filter may need to...
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    this is a known problem that occurred a few years...

    this is a known problem that occurred a few years back, carrier put out a service bulletin on the subject. usually comes with a code 25, but sometimes no code at all. blower pulses high low. solved...
  8. stat is receiving signal from york guard board...

    stat is receiving signal from york guard board that there is a problem and notifying you via the blinking light. most likely high head cut out with dirty filter in hp heating mode. call your...
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    you would be $$$$ ahead to replace with a new...

    you would be $$$$ ahead to replace with a new high efficiency unit such as munchkin or buderus gb 90% + unit.get away from cast iron and stay away from gold series. warranty is huge when it comes to...
  10. before spending alot of money on a cleancut...

    before spending alot of money on a cleancut burner have a nozzle check installed. they are rated by pump pressure to open and screw on in place of the filter on the nozzle.
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    reg. outlet temp falls as outside air temp falls....

    reg. outlet temp falls as outside air temp falls. electric back up will not come on depending on where your aux. lockout is set. charge chart and pressures + ambient temps and sub cooling will tell...
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    the 2 deg. droop function can be programmed out...

    the 2 deg. droop function can be programmed out of the control in the installer set up area. call your contractor back and demand someone who knows how to program the control to come set it up as you...
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    your humidifier should not have to run 75% of the...

    your humidifier should not have to run 75% of the day, that would mean you are heating/conditioning the air 18 hrs of each 24 hr period!! full load means power consumption with element and control in...
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    your furnace is 90+ % efficient your new Rinnai...

    your furnace is 90+ % efficient your new Rinnai is not that is why you are not seeing large amount of condensate. if you were looking for the best efficiency from a gas water heater you should have...
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    read the site rules and repost in the proper...

    read the site rules and repost in the proper area!!!
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    never seen either tank leak to through the skin....

    never seen either tank leak to through the skin. i have seen both fail from heating coil leaks. both are a good choice. if you are looking for money saved over time 1/4 deg sounds like a good bet but...
  17. the gb is an excellent boiler. maintenance on a...

    the gb is an excellent boiler. maintenance on a yearly schedule is required to keep your boiler clean and running at the top of its efficiency. neglect it and you will end up spending alot on...
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    wow!! this is the dumbest thing ive seen yet. if...

    wow!! this is the dumbest thing ive seen yet. if you were a service tech working for me i would fire you just for thinking this is ok. (1) you are lazy. pumping the system down installing a drier...
  19. hire a pro and let them do their magic....

    hire a pro and let them do their magic. insulation will be done right tube length and spacing will be done right and you most importantly will be comfortable when the project is done.
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    a good installer will build a clean install with...

    a good installer will build a clean install with all wires routed and tied, messes cleaned. fire and set the btu input to match design rating. set proper air flow for delta t rating of unit installed...
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    i carry a 10x10 folding canopy that folds down to...

    i carry a 10x10 folding canopy that folds down to aprox 8" x 2' that sets up in about 10 min. customers dont mind paying for that time to know that the system will be dry when it is put together (...
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    refer els are longer radius and thicker walled....

    refer els are longer radius and thicker walled. water fittings are short radius causing more friction loss than refer fittings. water pipe is generaly sweated with 50/50 compound and refer line is...
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    yeah

    yeah
  24. Thread: electric heat

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    electric heat

    looks like were headed back to the 70's with gas and oil prices so high, electric backup on a heat pump is now more cost effective than dual fuel. electric boilers are becoming the norm for installs...
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    if you have an underground tank it would be best...

    if you have an underground tank it would be best to have your tank cleaned by an oil tank cleaning company. in our area there is a company that filters the fuel they remove then remove all sludge and...
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    auto setting is the best because it optimzes your...

    auto setting is the best because it optimzes your defrost times so it is not over defrosting and wasting heating energy.
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    york train and lennox are all equal.... if you...

    york train and lennox are all equal.... if you want the best go with CARRIER!!!!
  28. Thread: Blown Fuses

    by referrob
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    any fuse that can not be reset or repaired is a...

    any fuse that can not be reset or repaired is a one time fuse. time delay fuses are used in aplications where start up amperage would blow a fast blow type fuse IE: motors
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    call a pro. board issues can cause pulsing of...

    call a pro. board issues can cause pulsing of blower with no fault codes to indicate blower issues. code 12 is caused by power loss on the entire system when a call for heat is active, and the system...
  30. many thing can cause dust- pets, people,...

    many thing can cause dust- pets, people, construction, etc.. sounds like something different is happening with your system. it is possible that the coating on the coil could be comming free or the...
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    circuit boad - plug connector - ground wire...

    circuit boad - plug connector - ground wire connection - flame rod - pressure port - bad system ground - pressure switch - tstat relay - or mabey just the fact that you got rheem-duhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!
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    not enough info. what is the blink sequence it is...

    not enough info. what is the blink sequence it is flashing? the back of the door panel should have a sticker (or the front of the blower housing cover), that explains trouble codes and possible...
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    need more info but it sounds like an old 70% eff....

    need more info but it sounds like an old 70% eff. unit with hellical fan control. i have seen the pilot rust out and the large resulting flame will heat the fan switch turning it on. have your...
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    call your local pro and have them install vision...

    call your local pro and have them install vision pro 8000 stsat or iaq 9000 from honeywell and add an outdoor sensor for lock out settings to keep the electric bill down.
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    yes!! add that 24X24 grill and see how much more...

    yes!! add that 24X24 grill and see how much more air you can suck through that 18 inch pipe. i bet it will be lots more!

    call in the pros.
  36. probably a fresh air timer wired to fan to...

    probably a fresh air timer wired to fan to circulate air for set periods of time with air brought in from outside into the return duct ( usually 6" with manual or motorized damper). timer is usually...
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    florida heat pump also make very good equipment.

    florida heat pump also make very good equipment.
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    what are you cooling to 65 for are you planning...

    what are you cooling to 65 for are you planning on opening a morgue? 65 is very cold and below almost any (probably all) manufacturers recomendations and will void your warranty.
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    zo1 is a zoning stat for controling zoned...

    zo1 is a zoning stat for controling zoned systems. put zo1 stat in main area and put smart sensors or do1 stats in other zones.
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    you got rheemed

    you got rheemed
  41. have your service contractor check for short or...

    have your service contractor check for short or ground at outdoor unit control wiring (low and high pressure switch wires esspecially).
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    they needed some where to store all the air...

    they needed some where to store all the air spilling from paris hiltons head and line sets were as good as anywhere.
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    happens all the time in supermarket evaps.

    happens all the time in supermarket evaps.
  44. Thread: Coils

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    with new seer requirments you will have a hard...

    with new seer requirments you will have a hard time getting any reputable contractor to change only the outdoor unit if thee indoor coil is not a matching size and seer, it can be done but with ill...
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    how the heck did you get the job and earn enough...

    how the heck did you get the job and earn enough respect to become the only tech in the company when the boss is on vacation? you need to hook up with a larger company and get some training or go to...
  46. Thread: Help!!!!!!!!!

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    non condensables will collect in the condenser...

    non condensables will collect in the condenser and lessen the system capacity,while also raising head pressure. moisture will be drawn through the system into the metering device and freeze up...
  47. Thread: metal filters

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    sounds like you have an electronic air cleaner...

    sounds like you have an electronic air cleaner (eac), but not all the parts. 1/4 inch wide metal filters are called pre filters and are meant to catch the big stuff. you should also have (2) 4" wide...
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    1) you need to look up local codes for the answer...

    1) you need to look up local codes for the answer to this
    2) yes
    3) yes
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    brass rod and a can of flux. heat the brass and...

    brass rod and a can of flux. heat the brass and copper with most of the heat on the brass or you'll burn holes in the copper. use lots of flux and slowly feed the rod into the flame. its best to...
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    good clean surfaces, white paste, silver solder,...

    good clean surfaces, white paste, silver solder, nitrogen shield, a good hot tourch with the proper size tip, and lots and lots of practice will make a good professional joint every time.
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