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  1. Just wanted to post a follow-up for those that...

    Just wanted to post a follow-up for those that may be interested.

    My electrician wired me up yesterday.

    My furnace is connected now via this:...
  2. My electrician arrives tomorrow. The more I...

    My electrician arrives tomorrow. The more I thought about this the more I was unwilling to try the Subaru; I just didn't want to chance frying my boards in the furnace or perhaps even worse, slowly...
  3. Thanks beenthere. As always, I will follow your...

    Thanks beenthere. As always, I will follow your advice !!! I suppose if it doesn't fire up (you know I'm going to check it while the electrician is here) I can always try option 2 ...
  4. some parts of the country the do not hard wire...

    some parts of the country the do not hard wire furnaces they just run on a 14 guage cord plugged into a dedicated outlet. you could consult a electrician to see if it meets code in your area .then...
  5. So you favor option one for the grunt that the...

    So you favor option one for the grunt that the Subaru has over the little Honda I have?
  6. I figured it wasn't its surge rating, but then...

    I figured it wasn't its surge rating, but then again doesn't a EFM gradually ramp up?

    At any rate, would either of my 2 options work? Is one preferred over the other?
  7. GME951005DXAA Max Unit Amps: 11.1 (it was on...

    GME951005DXAA

    Max Unit Amps: 11.1 (it was on the sticker inside the furnace cabinet)
  8. Rigging my Goodman GME95 furnace for backup power - 2 options

    Hi Gang,

    I have a question for you guys. After having gone through Sandy and the subsequent cold, no lights, etc. I have decided to take the plunge and put a transfer switch in the house.

    If...
  9. Well, hopefully I'm in decent hands. Before we...

    Well, hopefully I'm in decent hands. Before we signed I asked specifically about the HVAC contractor and was told they had been using him for a long time and customers generally liked him.

    My...
  10. Unfortunatly I'm now locked out of changing...

    Unfortunatly I'm now locked out of changing anything. My primary drive was to increase the reliability of the units. Comfort came 2nd. With so much out of pocket, I had to prioritize so many other...
  11. I don't have direct access to the sub until I...

    I don't have direct access to the sub until I close. Hopefully I can still do the labor schtick w/ him after closing. Thanks for the feedback though - nice to know I didn't flush money down the...
  12. Opinions on final HVAC Equip Selection - Goodman

    Hey Gang,

    So I'm finally done w/ all the option choosing on my new construction home (due to be delivered in October). One of the things I spent a lot of time on was the HVAC - specifically if...
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    And with that little tidbit, a wealth of...

    And with that little tidbit, a wealth of information presents itself.

    http://www.cfmdistributors.com/pdfs/technical-info/ts_X13MotorTech.pdf
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    I read that one already. My furnace has a...

    I read that one already. My furnace has a multi-speed blower, not a variable. So I was still a bit confused w/ what the EEM bought me.

    Basically is it quieter? More durable/reliable? Etc.?
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    This upgrade was purchased through a builder. I...

    This upgrade was purchased through a builder. I do not have direct access to the contractor/sub. I upgraded over builder grade Goodman, but I just would like to know about this one part. Not the...
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    What exactly is a EEM motor?

    The Goodman furnace I upgraded to has one of these. I'm told this motor in and of itself adds a decent chunk to the price of the furnace. I'm told its more efficient, etc.

    Can somebody tell me...
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    I'm looking at it like this. Maybe in early fall...

    I'm looking at it like this. Maybe in early fall and late spring the units will be able to keep the house where it needs to be running on low. Kind of like a heat pump does w/ less overall heat...
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    BTW thanks for answering BeenThere and BaldLoonie...

    BTW thanks for answering BeenThere and BaldLoonie - you guys helped me out so much 4 years ago when I swapped builder grade junk w/ a nice Ruud Hybrid system.
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    Its either this or the GKS9. I'm looking to...

    Its either this or the GKS9. I'm looking to upgrade to get the better warranty, better overall system build, etc. The 2 stage was quite honestly a bonus. Unfortunately I do not have the funds to...
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    Actually w/ this furnace it doesn't look like I...

    Actually w/ this furnace it doesn't look like I have a option (and the sub seems to be right).

    http://www.goodmanmfg.com/DesktopModules/GoodmanProducts%5CProductFiles%5C31SS-GME95.pdf

    Towards...
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    2 Stage Heat ?'s

    Hey Gang,

    I'm looking to upgrade my builder grade Goodman system to a GME95 furnace with SSX14 AC Compressor. Its a two zone house, so I'm getting 2 of each.

    My question is w/ regards to two...
  22. So much for switching the brand, its Goodman or...

    So much for switching the brand, its Goodman or bust !!! Now, to upgrade or not - that's the question. Leaning towards doing it based on the advice of a helpful person in the trade.
  23. I'm also asking him to price me out a RANL AC and...

    I'm also asking him to price me out a RANL AC and RGRA Furnace (Rheem obviously) as a comparison. Hopefully less in cost than upgraded Goodmans. I have a UGRA furnace and UPNL heat pump and have...
  24. So I got the price to upgrade both zones from...

    So I got the price to upgrade both zones from standard GKS9 furnace to the GME95 as well as GSX13 compressor to the SSX14. I can't mention anything about money on this forum right? I can't tell if...
  25. I meant I'd like to purchase the upgraded units...

    I meant I'd like to purchase the upgraded units if the builder doesn't show me the old barrel first !
  26. I just hope the upgrade cost doesn't hurt too...

    I just hope the upgrade cost doesn't hurt too bad. In all honesty I'd like to do it.
  27. Too late now to specify alternate equipment as...

    Too late now to specify alternate equipment as that part of the negotiating is over. Realizing that, I opted to at least demand higher quality within the Goodman line. Seems like a very Chevy /...
  28. It's not a custom home and he is using the...

    It's not a custom home and he is using the cheapest Goodman units that meet the efficiency requirements. That's why I'm looking to upgrade the units.
  29. Update for those of you who chimed in (thanks...

    Update for those of you who chimed in (thanks much btw):

    HVAC contractor does perform a Manual J on the house, though I'm not sure he does a Manual D for the ducts (said he performs custom...
  30. Cause while I enjoy the energy savings vs....

    Cause while I enjoy the energy savings vs. propane, I find the comfort under 39 degrees lacking. Natural Gas is cheap, so I'm willing to just go with the furnace. Also, less complexity means less...
  31. New Construction - would you replace this system up front?

    Hey Gang. You guys helped me out TREMENDOUSLY about 4 years ago. You recommended I pull the garbage builder grade system my house had been quoted with in favor of a hybrid RUUD system with heat pump...
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    Twilli used to say Ruud/Rheem !! ???

    Twilli used to say Ruud/Rheem !! ???
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    Exterior Venting ?

    Hey Gang,

    So I just dumped a bunch of $$ into my system this past week. We finished the basement and our HVAC company stated that the system wasn't breathing properly anymore - upon further...
  34. Oh I'm sure there's something wrong w/ my system....

    Oh I'm sure there's something wrong w/ my system. It leaks like a sieve, there was no mastic used, etc. A complete hack job. I spent countless hours w/ that black/grey gummy duct stuff (highly...
  35. FWIW, my HVAC installer/plumber (fool that he was...

    FWIW, my HVAC installer/plumber (fool that he was - glad he's out of business) had a 1" pleated filter installed when I bought the house (new construction). I pulled the filter after 1 month and it...
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    Because at this time of year most of the time its...

    Because at this time of year most of the time its my furnace doing the recovery early in the AM. ????
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    I emailed Ruud on New Year's Day - they got back...

    I emailed Ruud on New Year's Day - they got back to me yesterday. They helpfully emailed me the brochure for my heat pump for the model year that I have. I looked up the COP for my heatpump and...
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    By deadband, do you mean there is some variance...

    By deadband, do you mean there is some variance to when it will flip? Like +/- a couple degrees?

    I can't get my units info online anymore - must be a older model now that its 2 years old. I...
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    My coil is a Rheem: RCFL - HM4824AC My Heat...

    My coil is a Rheem:

    RCFL - HM4824AC

    My Heat Pump is a Ruud:
    UPNL - 042JAZ

    I can't find that model number on the Ruud site anymore - I think the 043 supersedes it now.
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    Already did that - been like that for over 6...

    Already did that - been like that for over 6 months. I had thought of that too.
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    System just called for heat again. Heat pump...

    System just called for heat again. Heat pump kicked on, outside temp according to the stat is 39 degrees.

    It seems like its learned that 35, 36 degrees at my house makes the pump run for well...
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    Heat pump lockout ?

    Hey Gang,

    Noticing something strange with my hybrid setup. I have my heat pump locked out at 35 degrees. The past couple of days I've noticed that the furnace (aux heat) still comes on at 36 and...
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    I was with you right up to the 50% load part. ???

    I was with you right up to the 50% load part. ???
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    Is there a rule of thumb for the following?: ...

    Is there a rule of thumb for the following?:

    CPH for heatpump in heat mode
    CPH for heatpump in cool mode
    CPH for furnace (assume 93.5% efficient single stage)

    ????
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    I think I only have the Heat Pump locked out at...

    I think I only have the Heat Pump locked out at 35 - I don't belive the Aux heat has anything set on it. Is that the optimum way to go?

    Beenthere, if you didn't live all the way in Lancaster I...
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    Unfortunatly that's what I have installed - and...

    Unfortunatly that's what I have installed - and I'm not sure what the cost would be to have somebody come and put a 9000 in (and I'm aware I can't ask here).

    At least in the AM when I get up if I...
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    Answered my own question yesterday evening. ...

    Answered my own question yesterday evening. Regardless of the outside temperature and regardless of my lockout setting on my stat - hitting 'Emergency Heat' manually on the stat WILL fire off the...
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    Hey Gary. My stat only goes in 5 degree...

    Hey Gary. My stat only goes in 5 degree increments for lockout. Maybe my evening rollback should be a degree or two higher? I had always thought conventional rule of thumb was 1 degree for ever 2...
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    Hybrid Heatpump / Propane System Question

    Hey Gang,

    Quick question for you guys.

    My switchover point on my system is set for 35 degrees. This morning, it was 36 degrees and the heatpump was working to bring the house up from 64 to 68...
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    Aux heat lockout is not set at all (as far as I...

    Aux heat lockout is not set at all (as far as I can tell). Just the heat pump lockout temp.
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