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    The Carrier Infinity 58MVC 80K and 100K BTU...

    The Carrier Infinity 58MVC 80K and 100K BTU furnance are approved matches for the 5 ton heat pump you are considering. You should discuss with your contractor as to why he is recommending using a...
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    The Carrier equipment has at least a 5 year parts...

    The Carrier equipment has at least a 5 year parts warranty, and if it was properly registered it should be extended to a 10 year parts warranty. Check the documentation.

    The required repair should...
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    According to the Carrier 2011 Spring rebate...

    According to the Carrier 2011 Spring rebate matrix, this combination qualified for a $75 rebate. You must also purchase a Carrier branded thermostat. I am pretty confident the same rebate amounts...
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    I find a 40% humidity level to be comfortable in...

    I find a 40% humidity level to be comfortable in the summer.

    Don't good too low on the cooling humidity level. The Infinity controller will over cool up to three degrees in attempt to achieve the...
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    Pam, You can set the heating and cooling...

    Pam,

    You can set the heating and cooling temperatures separately, but the themostat has a heat/cool deadband feature. By default it is set to two (2) degrees F. If you try to make the heating and...
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    I am a little confused. First you say you need to...

    I am a little confused. First you say you need to replace the whole system except the furnace. Then in a later post you say you bought a new Rheem condenser and it is giving you problems. Now after...
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    If you want to control the humidity in the house,...

    If you want to control the humidity in the house, you need to keep the windows closed. I grew up with having no air conditioning and windows open all the time. It always seemed strange to me to have...
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    Post the complete model numbers and sizes of the...

    Post the complete model numbers and sizes of the Rheem and Carrier equipment. Include the thermostats and details on filter configuration. This will help posters give more informed opinions.

    If...
  9. I find it very strange someone would build a...

    I find it very strange someone would build a house which has natural gas and then use electrical resistance for heating. Do your homework on how to get a gas line to where a furance can be installed.
  10. What is your humidity setting?

    I am not a professional. I am a homeowner who has Carrier Infinity furnaces and AC condensers.

    I also did not see a significant decrease in energy usage going from my 8 SEER 25 year old...
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    I am trying to understand the size of the house....

    I am trying to understand the size of the house. Can you explain the two sizes you stated?
  12. Kim, I am not a professional, but I do own...

    Kim,

    I am not a professional, but I do own Carrier furnaces and condensers. In my opinion as a homeowner, I think Carrier manufacturers a good product in their Performance and Infinity product...
  13. Are you still looking for opinions on these...

    Are you still looking for opinions on these Carrier models?
  14. I was able to derive the formula. I understand...

    I was able to derive the formula. I understand where it comes from.

    If you want to me more precise use:

    C = current X 2654 / voltage

    But your value is close enough.

    By leakage I meant...
  15. I am curious the about current X 2650/voltage...

    I am curious the about current X 2650/voltage forumula.

    Can someone explain how this is derived? Does the answer yield the answer the value of the capacitor in microfarads?

    What is the...
  16. Five years ago this month I bought a Sears...

    Five years ago this month I bought a Sears Kenmore 70 pint dehumidifer with the 5 year warranty. Sears has given me two replacements. I picked up the second replacement in June. I just extended the...
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    Why did the apartment manager need to...

    Why did the apartment manager need to "recalibrate" your thermostat? Did you witness how this was done?

    Some digital thermostats have the ability to adjust the temperature reading. It sounds like...
  18. It may have cost a little less, but not enough to...

    It may have cost a little less, but not enough to loose sleep over it.

    Here is a thought to make you feel a little better. If you had done the installation four years ago, you probably would have...
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    Your condenser and duct work may be undersized....

    Your condenser and duct work may be undersized. Are 100+ degree temperatures common for your area? If you post your approximate location, one of the Pros can look up the summer design temperature for...
  20. A difference of 3dba represents twice the energy...

    A difference of 3dba represents twice the energy level. However the human ear does not preceive it as twice as loud. My condensers are rated at 69-70dba. They don't seem loud, when I stand next to...
  21. RF interference is possible, but I think it is...

    RF interference is possible, but I think it is unlikley. The equipment creating the RF interference would have to be physically near the Infinitity communicating equipment and wiring in order to pick...
  22. The tech stated "run capacitor capacitance was...

    The tech stated "run capacitor capacitance was low and needed to be replaced". But the capacitor was not removed a measured. He somehow did a calculation by measuring the AC current and voltage and...
  23. This statement does not make sense. Can you...

    This statement does not make sense. Can you explain what it means?
  24. If you have the funds, I recommend you start...

    If you have the funds, I recommend you start planning on replacing the AC in the fall. Start doing the research now and begin interviewing HVAC contractors so you will be in a position to do this...
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    If the the upstairs unit had no preformance...

    If the the upstairs unit had no preformance problem for the first four years, then you can safely assume it is properly sized. There was no need for the added expense of increasing the condenser to...
  26. You say you are into the details of the...

    You say you are into the details of the equipment, yet you do not post any model numbers.

    I would insist on a Carrier tin plated coil. The ADP coil is probably being used to raise the SEER...
  27. This is what I read in the original post. Maybe I...

    This is what I read in the original post. Maybe I misunderstood the performance of the old and new units.
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    I assume the heat pump is the 25HNA948, and the...

    I assume the heat pump is the 25HNA948, and the furnace is the 58MVC100. These are both Carrier's top of line equipment. I think the Trane equipment you listed is also top of the line, but I am not...
  29. The OP is saying he can't reach an indoor...

    The OP is saying he can't reach an indoor temperature of 70 even when the outdoor temperature is 76 no matter what he does.

    A 3000 sq. ft. with 9 foot ceilings is a lot of volume for a 3.5 ton...
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    I am not a filter expert, but it is my...

    I am not a filter expert, but it is my understanding the MERV rating gives you an indication of the size of the particles the filter will catch. I have no idea how well a hog filter (is it made from...
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    According to the product data document, the...

    According to the product data document, the filter replacement part number is KFAFK0212MED. This seems to be a reusable hog hair filter.

    I personally would go with a good quality disposable MERV 8...
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    Comparing equipment, the Carrier Performance two...

    Comparing equipment, the Carrier Performance two stage condenser will outperform a single stage unit in terms of comfort. I am glad to hear you are getting the Infinity controller. You don't mention...
  33. Did you tell the installation company you want to...

    Did you tell the installation company you want to be able to cool you home down to 70 degrees? The size of the condenser may have been bigger if he used 70 degrees in his design calculations.
  34. Thread: Which stage?

    by mike_home
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    You can get this information under the advanced...

    You can get this information under the advanced set up menu. Hold the advanced set up button for 10 seconds. Then select service, and then AC status. You will see the current cooling stage, blower...
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    I researched local contractors by going to the...

    I researched local contractors by going to the equipment manufacturer's web site (Ex: Carrier, Trane). I feel the contractor has to have some minimum qualification in order to be listed as an...
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    I think the OP stated each floor of the house is...

    I think the OP stated each floor of the house is 2200 sq. ft., making it a total of 4400.

    I did not see anything saying the two 3 ton units could not keep up with the cooling demand.

    I could be...
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    Carl, How many square feet is the first floor,...

    Carl,

    How many square feet is the first floor, and the second floor? The basement adds very little to the heat and cooling load.

    Does the duct work have a main branch in the basement for the...
  38. The numbers for the Performance condenser are...

    The numbers for the Performance condenser are different. Here is the AHRI match. The CFMs for high and low are 660 and 530 respectively.

    3483754 24APA724A30 CSPH*2412A**+UI 58CV(A,X)070---12...
  39. This is what is listed in the Product Data for...

    This is what is listed in the Product Data for the 24ANA1 condenser:

    Condenser: 24ANA12430
    Coil: CSPH*2412A** Furnance: 58CV(A,X)070---12

    High 800CFM Low 800CFM
    High Capacity: 25,600BTU ...
  40. Can you post the model number of the condenser,...

    Can you post the model number of the condenser, coil, and furnace? The high stage CFM specified by Carrier can verified from the product data literature.
  41. Has the tech verified the compressor is operating...

    Has the tech verified the compressor is operating in the high stage? Your fan is moving 800 CFM of air, but how do you know the compressor is moving from the low to high stage?

    Did the Infinity...
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    What is the solution?

    If Manual J calculations have no value, then what is your recommendation to the OP solve his problem?
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    Art, I read the Infinity installation guide...

    Art,

    I read the Infinity installation guide again. I think you are right about the coil temperature. However I now realize I was reading the manual for the SYSTXCCUIZ01--B model which has the...
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    I took a look at service screen of one my...

    I took a look at service screen of one my Infinity controllers.

    1. Indoor coil temperature is available under AC Status, mine read 71 degrees.

    2. Line voltage is the high voltage for the...
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    Is the Heil unit dry? This means it is delivered...

    Is the Heil unit dry? This means it is delivered in no refrigerant from the factory.

    Is this the Heil unit new? If it is, then why is there no warranty? Asks lots of questions and get it in...
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    I have the Carrier Infinity furnaces and...

    I have the Carrier Infinity furnaces and condensers, so I know you have very good equipment. It would be a shame not to add a two-stage Performance or Infinity condenser. The Infinity controller is...
  47. I am suspicious the repair is free. Is this being...

    I am suspicious the repair is free. Is this being done by a home warranty company?

    It doesn't sound like you are going to win this battle, so here is my suggestion. Tell the owner you want to know...
  48. How do you know the repair will be done properly?...

    How do you know the repair will be done properly? You know the seller is going to have it done as cheaply as possible. Are you going to hire another inspector to test the furnance? A bad repair could...
  49. It does not make sense to spend money on fixing a...

    It does not make sense to spend money on fixing a 19 year old furnace. My suggestion is to get a credit and put the money towards a new furnace.

    The dollar amount you quoted may be a builder's...
  50. Am I the only one who thinks removing the...

    Am I the only one who thinks removing the insulation from the attic is the primary factor contributing to the second floor being 13 degrees hotter than the first floor?
    :putergreet:
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