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    The proper way to fix it would be to have a...

    The proper way to fix it would be to have a professional review your entire system and make the necassary changes.

    The wrong way would be to take needle nose pliers and bend the louvers of said...
  2. What type of thermostat do you have? Sent...

    What type of thermostat do you have?

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  3. The filter is most likely powered by terminals on...

    The filter is most likely powered by terminals on the furnace control board. These terminals are on when there is a call for the fan to operate.
    The circ mode on the tstat will energize the fan...
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    Love it. I use a timer to delay my fan in cooling...

    Love it. I use a timer to delay my fan in cooling to mimic the profile of a true ecm variable speed motor.

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    Yes, if there is improper combustion. Sent...

    Yes, if there is improper combustion.

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    Yeeesh. It's happens to the best of us. That is...

    Yeeesh. It's happens to the best of us. That is what insurance is for, and why its our company rule not to go into the attic unless there is a floor. We even offer to install it.
    Did the ductwork...
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    In my area new construction leaves little to be...

    In my area new construction leaves little to be desired when it comes to proper duct installation and balancing according to manual D. Then they pretty much wash their hands of the job and walk away....
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    I would say your right on track for what should...

    I would say your right on track for what should be done to solve your problem. Now, will the original installing company do this? Will they do it at no charge after being installed for 2 years?

    ...
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    If there are multiple indoor units connected to...

    If there are multiple indoor units connected to one outdoor unit than the remote should not be in auto.
    Just an fyi as there is limited info for troubleshooting.

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  10. If aupplys are in the ceiling, than yes I would...

    If aupplys are in the ceiling, than yes I would say returns at the floor would "help" .

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  11. Or maybe an SEZ ducted unit? Sent from my...

    Or maybe an SEZ ducted unit?

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  12. I do not really see a big difference between the...

    I do not really see a big difference between the the two as far as ease of use goes but I do mess with tstats on a daily basis so its almost second nature.
    If the customer is worried about it than...
  13. Ecobee smart si Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I547...

    Ecobee smart si

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    It is a differential pressure switch. Basically...

    It is a differential pressure switch. Basically its monitoring negative pressure relative to the pressure in the burner box. You need to tee into both ports of the switch to obtain an accurate...
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    That's a pretty good analysis. I think I'm on my...

    That's a pretty good analysis. I think I'm on my way to V.

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  16. I am a huge fan if thw greenstar boilers. They...

    I am a huge fan if thw greenstar boilers. They can be set up to work with virtually any set up and it has a lifetime heat exchanger warranty ( as long as it is registered).


    Sent from my...
  17. The Arzel board will limit you to two stage...

    The Arzel board will limit you to two stage thermostats.
    Your tech should be able to figure out how to tell the air handler to run strip heaters when the outdoor temp falls below a certain temp to...
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    I personally choose equipment designed for a...

    I personally choose equipment designed for a specific task. That being said I would use a boiler for radiant floor heating.

    Bosch makes a nice wall hung boiler that is about the same size as a...
  19. X2 Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I547 using...

    X2

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  20. I don't want to step on Teddy's toes, but if it...

    I don't want to step on Teddy's toes, but if it were me I would go with a Mitsubishi ductless. Great for dehumidifying. I've put quite a few in very similar buildings and all is well.


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    There are replacement motors that can operate at...

    There are replacement motors that can operate at a slightly highr static pressure. That being said, you will want to consult your local professional contracor to see if this is infact a viable...
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    Im just saying I have never had a customer...

    Im just saying I have never had a customer complain about price on a cap replacement.
    That also looks like a bulky kit on the truck compared to a couple of turbo's.

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    I have never seen them. I have to ask. Why...

    I have never seen them.

    I have to ask. Why try to get cheaper than the turbo's? I have never had one fail and they are made in the USA(big sellinh point when discussing options).

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    I usaually just write it all down on the service...

    I usaually just write it all down on the service ticket.
    I use the 605h2 and love it. Just make sure you go thru ttt and get the rubber band for the battery door

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    Ecobee all the way! Sent from my Desire HD...

    Ecobee all the way!

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  26. From what I've seen the tstats that can be set as...

    From what I've seen the tstats that can be set as non programmable the clock is then removed from the screen.
    I wish I could just tell them to buy a clock but we want the job.

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  27. I need it to display time and temps at the same...

    I need it to display time and temps at the same time on the screen. And it needs to be as simple as possible.

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  28. Non programmable tstats that display time

    Does anybody know of a thermostat that displays time set temp and actual temp but is non programmable. This is what the customer is demanding. I can only find ones that display the time if it is...
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    How long has that filter been in or did they just...

    How long has that filter been in or did they just reuse your old one.

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  30. You might be referring to the SEZ ducted units...

    You might be referring to the SEZ ducted units that work with the MXZ outdoor units.

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    Its really not that hard to cut 3 inch PVC if I...

    Its really not that hard to cut 3 inch PVC if I ever have to access the coil. I'm not really worried about that. The less elbows I have in flue pipes the better in my opinion.

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    Typically we do Lennox but this was a lower...

    Typically we do Lennox but this was a lower budget job.

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    On this brand they send the filter drier with the...

    On this brand they send the filter drier with the unit its not already installed

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    I've never had any issues with that type of set...

    I've never had any issues with that type of set up in the past. And all of our jobs get inspected by the city.

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    But you said at the condenser. I dunno I thought...

    But you said at the condenser. I dunno I thought that was a nice fluid bend. Ah well I did ask for opinions

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    You guys are right about the drain line however...

    You guys are right about the drain line however if needed the line will easily move out of the way for access to the blower motor.

    The liquid line is not tight to the suction the way,I usually run...
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    We feel it is best practice to have a trap on...

    We feel it is best practice to have a trap on every job as to never forget to put one on when it is needed. I also believe that we have been flagged by are local inspectors before so anything to...
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    Thanks techlite Sent from my Desire HD using...

    Thanks techlite

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    And I was always under the impression that filter...

    And I was always under the impression that filter driers were used to adsorb moisture not to filter debris.

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    Usually in service I put the filter drier by the...

    Usually in service I put the filter drier by the coil when making repairs. But since this was all new equipment installed using best practices I felt it did not matter.
    That is an EZ trap that is...
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    What do you guys think?

    I'm usually the lead service tech, but since install is so busy I've had to go back to install.

    So I figured I would let someone else critique my work besides the customer.

    280881
    280891...
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    Ridiculously busy right now. I'm averaging 12 hrs...

    Ridiculously busy right now. I'm averaging 12 hrs a day. I'll take it after the crappy winter we had.
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    You are missing one connection I would have the...

    You are missing one connection I would have the come back out so the furnace can operate correctly. The AC should be fine as wired.

    Is that the thermostat that the electric company can control at...
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    Agreed Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2

    Agreed

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    Not all son's whom work for their fathers are...

    Not all son's whom work for their fathers are lazy techs or hacks. However I can agree that the majority are.

    I see nothing but dollar signs in all of those photos. It truly is a shame that alot...
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    Have you checked the filter? Sent from my...

    Have you checked the filter?

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    Should have my tech lc on Wednesday. How have you...

    Should have my tech lc on Wednesday. How have you guys been doing with it

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    I prefer Arzel zoning. I like that the dampers...

    I prefer Arzel zoning. I like that the dampers are pneumatic compared to mechanical because I've seen less failures. Arzel offers a great warranty on their dampers( 10 years). They also have a buy...
  49. If it is a leak in one of the Lennox components...

    If it is a leak in one of the Lennox components then the warranty could be voided by Lennox not the contractor if there is no documentation that that the equipment has been serviced. This is Lennox...
  50. Where are you located? The higher the seer the...

    Where are you located? The higher the seer the less energy is consumed. As far as I know with a heat pump we are more interested in EER which will tell you energy consumption through out the year....
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