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    yeah dallasbill, been a scorcher hasnt it? ...

    yeah dallasbill, been a scorcher hasnt it?

    Really i dont have a choice about running ac at night, way too humid for me to leave it off, we've tried. Its a 11 year old bryant 3 ton straight ac and...
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    After many months of 98 to 107 degrees in daytime...

    After many months of 98 to 107 degrees in daytime and 80-90 at night its starting to cool off in north texas. Now the night time lows are starting to get to mid 60s to high 50s at night but my damn...
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    I sure wouldnt want a return in my bathroom after...

    I sure wouldnt want a return in my bathroom after my husband gets thru crapping haha. We'd have to evacuate the house for hours.
  4. Thread: 3-ton unit

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    now i do have a 1200 sq ft commercial metal...

    now i do have a 1200 sq ft commercial metal building on a slab, quite a few windows, normal insulation in walls & ceiling, sheetrock walls, carpet floors. Hvac guy figured 3 ton unit with his load...
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    Hi strange thing happened today. I had called a...

    Hi strange thing happened today. I had called a large ac place friday for a renthouse hvac unit that wouldnt come on. It was late friday so girl that answered phone asked if a service call monday...
  6. yep reading that article it looks like you guys...

    yep reading that article it looks like you guys are in a growth industry with job security for sure. Only problem i see is more people will get into the profession that dont care one bit about...
  7. Thread: Normal??

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    <<but are you standing in front of the thermostat, just waiting for it to perform? If so....back up a bit and breath off to the side."

    NO I am not standing in front of the tstat watching and...
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    Look at it this way. If you loaned your car to...

    Look at it this way. If you loaned your car to someone and they got a speeding ticket. Would you be more pissed off if they didnt tell you? Or if you found out later thru the mail, etc.? Either way...
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    Thanks for the replies. I was just wondering and...

    Thanks for the replies. I was just wondering and exploring options for the hvac on this particular building. Whether Id be better going with the 5 units again or a legitimate commercial unit.

    Im...
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    Whats the real difference? Soon to buy a 5000 sq...

    Whats the real difference? Soon to buy a 5000 sq ft small office building. Its basically a 40x125 metal building divided into 5 units. All units have a 2 ton residential systems serving each office....
  11. I have to disagree, this is one of the best sites...

    I have to disagree, this is one of the best sites on the net far as i am concerned. There are some extremely knowledgable people on this site. I have renthomes and like to have least some info about...
  12. Do doctors get any kick backs or perks from the...

    Do doctors get any kick backs or perks from the drug companies for prescribing some/certain/all drugs?
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    105 today near Dallas and with pretty high...

    105 today near Dallas and with pretty high humidity. Every summer im amazed at how tough air units must be. To run most of the day, day in day out non stop while providing cool air. HVAC equipment...
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    Im in north Texas and the last few days it has...

    Im in north Texas and the last few days it has been HOT, 104 today with high humidity. In my home the temp entering the system is 75-78 and the temp coming out of the vents is 56-58. During the heat...
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    Theres no reason to vent your anger towards me...

    Theres no reason to vent your anger towards me just because i have rent homes. Are you mad at your landlord for one reason or another? If so take it up with them, most are fairly open minded people,...
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    Ah i seemed to have upset a very few! I am making...

    Ah i seemed to have upset a very few! I am making idle threats to a renter to make myself feel powerful? Thats funny. No hun, i was just stating facts to a renter. And it is in contract any damage...
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    lol yes CAR WASH. Been several instances of that...

    lol yes CAR WASH. Been several instances of that over the years, theyd cut out the coils, say i will see you in an hour and would go to car wash and clean them out. They worked good too when...
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    Thanks for the many replies. I guess i am a...

    Thanks for the many replies. I guess i am a believer now that the coil can be cleaned in place, just never happened to me before. Like i said they were pysically cut out and took to a car wash or a...
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    Hi a renter of mine called Thursday morning 2am...

    Hi a renter of mine called Thursday morning 2am waking me and husband up. THE AC UNIT IS FROZE OVER is first words i heard in phone! I said have you turned the unit off? No they hadnt so I told her...
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    for what its worth i have 4 goodmans in...

    for what its worth i have 4 goodmans in renthouses that see some pretty heavy duty use, very few problems, if at all. I wouldnt hestitate to buy one again. I believe the installation is the key to...
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    Whats not expensive nowdays? Can anyone name a...

    Whats not expensive nowdays? Can anyone name a good value for anything?

    On Hvac about only thing one can do is get a minimum of 3 bids, all wont be out of line with the job that needs to be done...
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    The reason i was inquiring about SEER is a...

    The reason i was inquiring about SEER is a elderly neighbor was talked into a high dollar 19 seer unit, its been in her oklahoma home for 3 months and she has experienced very little savings on her...
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    just seems SEER is basically bs much like mpg...

    just seems SEER is basically bs much like mpg ratings. Obtainable only in lab conditions, not real world. Basically just a prefabricated benchmark.

    My suv is rated at 18 city, 22 highway. actual...
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    guess what im trying to ask is how many units...

    guess what im trying to ask is how many units actually perform at the feds ratings? Theres no way a hvac person or homeowner can really tell is there?
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    Basically unobtainable except in strict labratory...

    Basically unobtainable except in strict labratory conditions?
  26. ok glad to hear that. I did actually wonder if...

    ok glad to hear that. I did actually wonder if there were specific compressors like a 10 seer, 12, 13, 14, etc etc., Shows how stupid I am lol.
  27. so mr billpro youre saying its no big deal then....

    so mr billpro youre saying its no big deal then. The compressors that go in the 10 seer units are still being made? Or am I totally confused here? Ive never really understand how they come up with a...
  28. What does one do in situations like this since I...

    What does one do in situations like this since I understand they are no longer being made? I have too many 10 seer units that are 5 years or less old to go with total new inside and outside units. Am...
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    Now that summer is here WHAT is too high of a...

    Now that summer is here WHAT is too high of a temp for an attic? And am I wrong in assuming that a lower temperature attic would help the ac because the ductwork is setting in cooler temps?
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    lol pretty funny RoBo. Seriously Ive gave...

    lol pretty funny RoBo.

    Seriously Ive gave countless filters away to renters over the years and encouraged them to change them every month, didnt work most times, some it did, some it didnt. So now...
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    $1200 an hour? lol have rates gone up? Now come...

    $1200 an hour? lol have rates gone up? Now come on who makes $1200 an hour in HVAC?
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    I have no proof that its what caused it but Ive...

    I have no proof that its what caused it but Ive had more than a few instances where a severe storm would come over, or power company failure that I would loose a compressor, or blow a capacitor in...
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    This thread is gtting pretty funny! To...

    This thread is gtting pretty funny! To chris...hell for just a thermostat replacement? Call a HVAC company, pay them to do it and guarantee it. Thermostat replacements from the largest or even the...
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    hi I need a 220 window unit that heats and cools....

    hi I need a 220 window unit that heats and cools. Yes I know the are basically POS's but I need to heat and cool only 300 sq ft thats well insulated and only used 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.

    IS...
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    lol you have my word i wont do this myself. Its a...

    lol you have my word i wont do this myself. Its a renthouse, I need all the invoices as possible for deductions.
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    thermostat is located in a central hall, pretty...

    thermostat is located in a central hall, pretty far away and on the wrong wall to be seen easily from where they spend most their time, which is in the living room and kitchen, which is basically one...
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    Have a renthouse with some new deaf tenants, 2...

    Have a renthouse with some new deaf tenants, 2 year lease type deal. They cant tell when the ac/heat is on by hearing. Can a hvac guy wire some type of small 12 volt light or even a LED that comes on...
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    lol didnt mean to offend any one but since it...

    lol didnt mean to offend any one but since it seems i did let me clarify things.

    1. I dont care what color individual installs my ac as long as they are legal, speak english, shows up on time or...
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    No he didnt just come out and say I am employing...

    No he didnt just come out and say I am employing illegal aliens, BUT he seemed to imply (least to me) it when he said "most illegal aliens are boycotting their jobs today."

    Regardless of legal or...
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    Hi we are replacing a 13 year old AC/Heat system...

    Hi we are replacing a 13 year old AC/Heat system in a rent home. Was scheduled to be installed today along with some ductwork. I waited at the place for 5 hours, finally got a call from the owner of...
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    Can a middle aged fat woman get in on this? Take...

    Can a middle aged fat woman get in on this? Take it from me and I own 23 units now, take a guess on which brands and I can just about say yes to all them. I CANT tell much difference in any brand,...
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    duplicate post-deleted [Edited by curiousgirl...

    duplicate post-deleted

    [Edited by curiousgirl on 04-20-2006 at 09:34 PM]
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    COPS CALLED this evening. Message left on...

    COPS CALLED this evening. Message left on answering machine said..."Ma'am good news, we found your ac unit in a field 2 miles from where it was stolen, bad news theres not much left of it."

    lol...
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    yeah thats a good idea doug, padlock the...

    yeah thats a good idea doug, padlock the disconnect, hopefully they'd get a shock of their life. Hard to believe the world has come to what it has. Scum stealing outside units. I thought those lines...
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    Hi, a rental house we own was a victim of a...

    Hi, a rental house we own was a victim of a stolen ac (outside unit) and copper lines. Neighbor 4 doors down had the same thing happen last week. Cops said its a growing problem now that copper and...
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    Thanks you all for the opinions. I've never...

    Thanks you all for the opinions. I've never thought nor was that my intention that he could recoup any overcharges on past service calls/repairs. My goal since its been layed on my husbands and mine...
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    Hi, my father in law age 89, diagnosed with...

    Hi, my father in law age 89, diagnosed with cancer 2 months ago, which lives 3 states over seems to have had way too much trouble with his CH/A unit since it was installed. Be warned this is a...
  48. Thread: Posers

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    I cant speak for the other "ladies" but I can...

    I cant speak for the other "ladies" but I can assure you I am an inny, all 53 years and 188 pounds of me. But some of the others, I agree are wormy men.
  49. Thread: 10kw Heat

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    Thank you all for te replies. Now that Ive had...

    Thank you all for te replies. Now that Ive had time to digest all this and read the manuals the guy gave me it says for this particular unit, 1200 cfm with 10kw heat I should have a 25-27 degree...
  50. Thread: 10kw Heat

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    Fan switch set to auto. lol yeah i might worry...

    Fan switch set to auto. lol yeah i might worry too much but then again on other places we have including my home i get anywhere from 105 to 130 degrees out of the vents with 10kw heat.

    NOW i was...
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