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  1. Thread: AC Problem

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    Thanks for the erudite response. Since it is...

    Thanks for the erudite response. Since it is still under warranty, would it make sense to request the local Lennox service rep be involved, as well?
  2. Thread: AC Problem

    by sbudnick
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    AC Problem

    My son, who lives in LA, has a problem with his AC which occurs during the hottest part of the year. The unit is a Lennox package unit installed on his roof about one year ago. During the hottest...
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    Lennox Pure Air

    My son is having a Lennox system installed and has been offered a Lennox Pure Air system as one of his choices for filtration. Is it worth the extra money and are the maintenance costs excessive?...
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    Advantages of Dual Fuel

    I live in Atlanta, GA and am trying to help a friend decide on a new system. She has been offered a dual fuel system on one of her estimates. Electric rates are approximay .11/kwh( and going up) and...
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    HVAC Replacement in LA

    My son, who lives in Los Angeles is, getting ready to replace a 20-25 year old package unit which is now installed on his roof. As he interview contractors, what advice would you give him and what...
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    Compressor Not Working

    My son's air conditioner stopped working today; a repair person is coming tomorrow. The fan works but the compressor does not. It is about 7 years old. One question; if the condensation pump goes...
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    Humidity Issue

    I have just moved into new office space and the humidity ranges from 61% to 70%, depending on the time of day. The unit seems to run constantly and the temp is 70 degrees. I am not getting much...
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    Heat Pump Filter

    I am having a new heat pump installed with a variable speed air handler. Only question is should I pay the extra money for a media filter or go with the standard filter. This is for an addition of...
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    Company in Atlanta

    Looking for a referral for a good HVAC company in Atlanta. Thanks.
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    HVAC Company in Los Angeles

    My son lives in LA and is looking for a quality HVAC company to replace a 20 year old unit. Any suggestions?
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    One last question before I call the contactor. Is...

    One last question before I call the contactor. Is it okay to use heat tape on 3/8" polyvinyl tubing?
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    Firstly, thanks to everyone for your opinion. I...

    Firstly, thanks to everyone for your opinion. I am going the heat tape route to try and solve the problem. Is there a problem using heat tape on 3/8 inch tubing or should I convert the line to 1/2...
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    I will try to clarify a little.I think it empties...

    I will try to clarify a little.I think it empties into a vent stack( I think they used some type of adapter). The water in the tubing is freezing. The HVAC contractor came out the first time it...
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    Frozen Condensation Line

    I have a high efficiency furnace in the attic and am having a recurrent problem. When the temperature reaches 15 degrees( unusual, but it does happen in Atlanta), the condensation line freezes( it...
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    Thanks for your response. I have had two...

    Thanks for your response. I have had two reputable dealers here and asked that very question. They seemed more interested in selling me new equipment than problem solving. One did say that the...
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    Heat Pump Advice Needed

    I have a 525 square foot addition( 2 rooms) on my house( 10 foot ceilings) which is served by a 12 year old heat pump that is mechanically fine. I am considering replacing the unit because of comfort...
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    Thanks for your response. I might have trouble...

    Thanks for your response. I might have trouble moving the dehumidifier because the bottom half of the wall is stone. Could I suck the air from the finished section and blow it back into the finished...
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    Dehumidifier Question

    I have a 1400 square foot basement, half of which is finished. The unfinished half has a dirt floor covered with 6mil plastic. I have a Santa Fe Advance dehumidifier in the unfinished section which...
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    Thanks for your response. I had a local company...

    Thanks for your response. I had a local company come for an estimate and they suggested using the Santa Fe Classic, as the humidity on the first and second floors was around 50%. They have suggested...
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    Basement Humidity

    I live in Atlanta GA. I have a basement which is half finished( 1600 sf total) and need some advice. The unfinished portion is dirt covered by a vapor barrier. The unit for the first floor and the...
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    HVAC Recommendation in LA

    My son recently purchased a home in Los Angeles and is looking for a reputable HVAC dealer. He will need an annual service contract and likely a new unit in the near future. Since I live in Atlanta,...
  22. Thread: Door Opening

    by sbudnick
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    The return is hard piped. The only other...

    The return is hard piped. The only other appliance is a water heater which is vented to the outside with metal pipe. The furnace vents to the outside with pvc pipe. Thanks in advance for your help.
  23. Thread: Door Opening

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    Door Opening

    We have an 1.5x2ft. opening in our door to the utility room for our cat to enter. Our air handler is in the same room(gas furnace). It also has a return off the hall where the utility room is...
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    I live in a house built in 1920( Atlanta) with...

    I live in a house built in 1920( Atlanta) with the original windows( wavy glass and all). The windows allowed extensive air infiltration and in winter it was very uncomfotable to sit near some of...
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    Satisfy curiosity? I am happy to pay someone to...

    Satisfy curiosity? I am happy to pay someone to confirm it is working correctly. I am not confident it is, as I had to call them back twice to setup the heating correctly. This is about customer...
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