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  1. Agreed! Also what size return to do you have? ...

    Agreed! Also what size return to do you have? (5) tons of equipment needs a lot of return and supply to deliver the rated btu plus quickness of the system. Did they by chance increase the size of...
  2. This is also what I would do and or recommed...

    This is also what I would do and or recommed doing to find the leak. Isolation test takes time but when done properly can yield the results of where in the system the leak is.

    Stop leak for any...
  3. You are correct a well planed out install can go...

    You are correct a well planed out install can go smooth if everything lines back up or again is planed out before hand. Measuring the home for sizing the equipment is just one part of what a tech,...
  4. My lead installer with a good helper can do a...

    My lead installer with a good helper can do a complete a install in 6-8 hours if its a simple install. More in depth install = 8-10 hours.

    Having 4 people install a system is overkill. They...
  5. Well I put it like this. Larger equipment does =...

    Well I put it like this. Larger equipment does = more cost but I have seen any company install a bigger system to get more $ out of the job.

    What I do see all the time is that when company's...
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    To detmine if system is upflow or horizontal. ...

    To detmine if system is upflow or horizontal. Look at the system is it standing up or laid on a side?

    Is the trunk line and supplies metal aspect for the one listed as 10" flex? It would apper...
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    In this case with not knowing where the leak...

    In this case with not knowing where the leak truly is I would suggest changing both the indoor coil and outdoor unit. Problem solved no guessing no worries and most manfactors warranty a coil and...
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    Agreed. A 2 stage unit running for 10 min on...

    Agreed. A 2 stage unit running for 10 min on then off then back on again is not normal for any system regardless if single stage or 2 stage.

    Was there a heat load cal preformed to size your...
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    To use a XV18 or XV20 you will need a XC 80...

    To use a XV18 or XV20 you will need a XC 80 furance with 950 t-stat.
  10. Both undersized return air will be noisey as it...

    Both undersized return air will be noisey as it trying to return more air then the 14" flex will allow. Also since your not returning the correct amount of cfm the supply side can't truly deliver...
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    Now this is where it will be interesting! Great...

    Now this is where it will be interesting! Great question to ask him sometimes the buddy system is good and sometimes not. I have seen good friends lose there friendship over such business practices...
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    Are you or the contractor going to be doing the...

    Are you or the contractor going to be doing the work? The reason I ask is because most homeowners that are having the work done by a hvac pro don't ask this questions. This should be talked over the...
  13. He might have gotten confused? You can take a...

    He might have gotten confused? You can take a XL18-20 system and install a tam7 air handler and make non commicating system which is a Hugh raise of money as the system want be capable to...
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    I don't agree with your statement. It's best to...

    I don't agree with your statement. It's best to proper size the flex ductwork to deliver the rated cfm needed for the room.

    Also with the length being as far as it is I world oversize/proper...
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    Yes sir they need to!

    Yes sir they need to!
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    Agreed this is the same approach I would take due...

    Agreed this is the same approach I would take due to size of room and distance of supplies.

    While it might appear that your system is undersized I doubt it. It might be under performing due to...
  17. Depends if you have proper return and suppy for...

    Depends if you have proper return and suppy for the system. As stated the higher the merv rating the better the filter filters the air but the trade off is decreased air flow when the filter gets...
  18. Agreed! The tam8c air handler is the only one...

    Agreed! The tam8c air handler is the only one that should be used with XV18 or XV20. It's the only approved match. Also the 950 t-stat is the only one approved by Trane to work with the system as...
  19. Thread: Reliability

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    Base model system when installed and sized...

    Base model system when installed and sized properly can work just a long a mid range to top of the line systems.

    The mid range-top of the line offer more benfits when it comes to humdity...
  20. Glad to hear you installed your first XV20...

    Glad to hear you installed your first XV20 system! As for me the small pertcangte of customers that have been interesting in it have less then desirable ductwork to work properly with variable speed...
  21. Brent is right the only one that is approved by...

    Brent is right the only one that is approved by Trane and that will control all the features of Trane's variable speed system with communicating capability.

    It's a great t-stat with a lot of...
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    Line set covers are a most on every install we do...

    Line set covers are a most on every install we do where we pull a new line set through a attic down a exterior wall to the outside.

    Never understood pulling a line set down a wall and not...
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    Glad to hear your family company is doing well. ...

    Glad to hear your family company is doing well. If you are generating those type of sales numbers along with doing tech work, marketing etc... You should be paid what your worth. You are doing 3-4...
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    Glad we could help! Report back after you get to...

    Glad we could help! Report back after you get to run it some and let us no what you think.
  25. We carefully getting prices over the phone as...

    We carefully getting prices over the phone as they can be misleading and might not hold true. Usually companies that give prices over the phone are not the guys you want to be installing your...
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