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  1. Don't forget the costs of the people in the...

    Don't forget the costs of the people in the office, the parts guys, the costs of the trucks, the training, the insurance, and all the other fun stuff it takes to provide quality service. Then don't...
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    If your worried about bees, put sealed caps on...

    If your worried about bees, put sealed caps on both intake and exhaust that way if you forget you will be reminded when the heat won't run.


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  3. I would get the OEM. Trane has 600+ of that...

    I would get the OEM.
    Trane has 600+ of that motor, I just ordered one for a customer last week.


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    It's not styrofoam. It's insulation.

    It's not styrofoam. It's insulation.
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    They need to jumper Y to O on the furnace.

    They need to jumper Y to O on the furnace.
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    The local Ryan Homes guys do this all the time...

    The local Ryan Homes guys do this all the time around here. Lousy returns and the condensers are a PITA to work on.:gah:
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    Purging digital manifolds?

    Just got my first set of SMAN4's and want to make sure I use them correctly wit different refers. Does everyone leave them at atmospheric until hooking up to the system them cracking the hose at the...
  8. While I agree about most EAC's the AA 5000 is...

    While I agree about most EAC's the AA 5000 is basically a AA4000 with a charged media and other electronics. It is a great filter without power and better with it. Also a little easier to clean...
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    This furnace and its manual make easy to dial in...

    This furnace and its manual make easy to dial in the gas pressure. First you need to check static pressure to verify airflow then you can use the chart that is either in the install manual or the...
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    The only problem with this is that in many areas...

    The only problem with this is that in many areas HVAC techs are not code enforcement officers. Therefore we have no right to permanently disable someone's personnel property. In this area we shut...
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    But he does need to know. He is the ICP tech rep...

    But he does need to know. He is the ICP tech rep trainer for the northeast. If he doesn't now how can he trouble shoot flame rectification without iunderstanding how it works?
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    I wish more people understood how flame...

    I wish more people understood how flame rectification worked. I just came from a manufacturer's training class where the rep said the flame sensor works because it is made of two dissimilar metals...
  13. If the furnace is direct vented (2 pipes) the...

    If the furnace is direct vented (2 pipes) the distance is usually 12 inches. The distance is Also straight line so you can pick up additional space from the diagonal if it is below window level.
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    Remember, if you have an 80% furnace ,or single...

    Remember, if you have an 80% furnace ,or single piped 90%,and a natural draft hot water heater they need 50 cubic feet of free air for combustion. If you take return air from the space you can't...
  15. Thread: Isceon MO99

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    The one concern we have up here in ny is the...

    The one concern we have up here in ny is the lower discharge temps affecting defrost times.
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    [QUOTE=hcong;13688821]The unit does have a...

    [QUOTE=hcong;13688821]The unit does have a variable speed fan. The product data says a 1"-2" throwaway is fine. A 5" filter will add on more static pressure and restrict airflow more but will keep...
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    Multi-stage equipment does not save energy. The...

    Multi-stage equipment does not save energy. The primary benefit is for comfort as the longer run time does a better job of dehumidification.
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    Also check that all the lev solenoids are...

    Also check that all the lev solenoids are attatched to the valve stems. They just click on with a clip. I've found a couple of new installs like this whee some indoor units work but one will not...
  19. Thread: Thermocouple

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    Buy a longer T-Couple:grin2:

    Buy a longer T-Couple:grin2:
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    On trane units you need the dual port digital or...

    On trane units you need the dual port digital or a two port U-tube because the sealed burner box. The gas valve references the pressure in the box so you need to tee into the line from the gas...
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    It's my understanding that the furnace needs to...

    It's my understanding that the furnace needs to be sealed combustion and needs to be rated for manufactured homes. Not all manufactures go to the expense of getting rated.
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    Honeywell Focus Pro 8000.

    Honeywell Focus Pro 8000.
  23. Thread: Impact Driver

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    I've been using the Craftsman Nextek right angle...

    I've been using the Craftsman Nextek right angle impact for about 7 months without a problem. Use it mainly for panels but it will drill with my step bits for test holes.
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    [QUOTE=martin&sonsa/c;10533402]why would he...

    [QUOTE=martin&sonsa/c;10533402]why would he change the setting to low speed in cooling its always high speed. low speed is for heating.

    Remember, not all of us are in Texas. Up here in Rochester...
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    Actually the Goodman furnace uses the Amana Heat...

    Actually the Goodman furnace uses the Amana Heat exchanger design.
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    Calibrating Pipe clamp T-couples

    What is the best/easiest way to calibrate K-type pipe clamps?
  27. Yeah, then in a year or two when the HX burns out...

    Yeah, then in a year or two when the HX burns out from the two small ductwork being made even smaller, he can then replace the equipment with the correct size and finaly be comforatable. If he zone...
  28. If you don't go variable have them match the...

    If you don't go variable have them match the 4-ton drive with the CAPF3636c6 coil. Same coil as the b6 only spread out to 21 inches. Will give lower pressure drop across it. Make sure they measure...
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    With the temp rise method the fan speed does not...

    With the temp rise method the fan speed does not mater. Just clock your gas meter and plug your steady state temps in.
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    Only issue I have with the Eliminator that the...

    Only issue I have with the Eliminator that the company gave me is that it doesn't have a lock off valve. Otherwise it seems to keep pumping well as long as I keep clean oil in it.
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    What kind of unit? How long is the lineset? How...

    What kind of unit? How long is the lineset? How is the lineset hung from the joists?
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    It is because they added a turbulator (sp?) in...

    It is because they added a turbulator (sp?) in the secondary to get the CO level lower due to BPI and other testing agencies.
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    One thing to remember is that different brands...

    One thing to remember is that different brands break down their sizes differently. If Brand X only has 70K and 90K and you need 72K they will quote the 90K. Brrand Y may have a 75K furnace.
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    Best Wet/Dry bulb thermometer

    What is the best for measuring wet and dry bulb temp in rooms and in the ductwork?
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    I would go ahead and replace the motor. When it...

    I would go ahead and replace the motor. When it fails it puts alot of stress on the compressor and other components and you may actually damage something bigger than the comp.
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    Chances are that the high pressure switch is not...

    Chances are that the high pressure switch is not bad. There is probably other issues. If it is the switch you can't fix it yourself unless you are EPA certified for refrigerants, and have the couple...
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    Something that I find interesting is that you are...

    Something that I find interesting is that you are willing to invest all this money in a system that you admit no one in your area is familiar with. Who will install it? Maintain it? Trouble shoot...
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    But then you are too close to the coil/heat...

    But then you are too close to the coil/heat exchanger to get good readings.
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    :worthless:

    :worthless:
  40. Thread: Clean Effects

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    I second this. My customers with allergies who...

    I second this. My customers with allergies who understand that this unit requires them to do maint. think this is the greatest thing for their allergies.
  41. Yes the screw thingy is the adjustment to zero. ...

    Yes the screw thingy is the adjustment to zero. Just be sure to be do it in an area with no CO. Mine also flutters abit.
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    Another option is a conventional condensing unit...

    Another option is a conventional condensing unit paired with a high velocity air handler like Unico which would use 4" flex and small ceilling vents.
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    Could also be because no sensor was installed.

    Could also be because no sensor was installed.
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    Super-Evac system leak

    I have the YJ Superevac system that I got last year and never used. When we got all our tools out for a pre-season check-out I found that with my micron gauge hooked up to the port between the two...
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    Also the indicator lights have to be reset after...

    Also the indicator lights have to be reset after cleaning by holding in the reset button for 10 seconds.
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    Thats good. I'll have to steal that line.:rules:

    Thats good. I'll have to steal that line.:rules:
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    I'm sure the HO would love that if you are in a...

    I'm sure the HO would love that if you are in a utilty room on the first floor and had to run the vent down into the crawl then over. As long as you follow the venting instructions you're fine. ...
  48. I agree. Especially the Mitsubishi Hyper heat...

    I agree. Especially the Mitsubishi Hyper heat models that actually put out more heat below 40 than above.
  49. Thread: 230v on 24v

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    Reminds me of the time one of our installers put...

    Reminds me of the time one of our installers put the output side of a hard start kit on the low voltage side of an A/C. Didn't find out until the cust moved in and turned A/C on for the first time. ...
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    Hopefully this is on propane. Also, the one with...

    Hopefully this is on propane. Also, the one with money on ductwork wins the bet. With those inlet temps you either have a pot growing operation or the unit is sucking in supply air into return...
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