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    I wanted to contact the company but my mother in...

    I wanted to contact the company but my mother in law asked me not to and she did not give me the tech's name.


    You are correct, coming here really doesn't serve any purpose, I guess I was...
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    lenox furnace, i priced the board and it was less...

    lenox furnace, i priced the board and it was less than he charged for the first service call.

    Original service
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    I agree that he can easily jump the T stat from...

    I agree that he can easily jump the T stat from the furnace, but he can not get 120Vac to the furnace with both switches in the off position. He never turned the emergency switch back on at the top...
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    There was no need for any further repair. The...

    There was no need for any further repair. The replacing of the capacitor fixed the problem. The board was not bad. The door should have been put back on the power turned on and the t stat set to...
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    Mother in law ripped off

    My mother in law was ripped off by a local a/c repair company in New Jersey. This is a large reputable company that came highly recommended.

    She called for service when her central A/C stopped...
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    While i am not an expert by any means i do have...

    While i am not an expert by any means i do have an understanding of HVAC and I was a little concerned by the numbers that i was given. I would have thought the superheat should be around 10 and the...
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    Beenthere, Thank you for your understanding...

    Beenthere,

    Thank you for your understanding and support. I thought i had provided all of the necessary information but see that i left out the pt information. I have read many posts here and its...
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    Thanks to all that tired to be helpful. I am...

    Thanks to all that tired to be helpful. I am sorry i forgot to post the pt numbers but i thought i had posted all of the relevant information. the pt on the liquid side was 100 and the pt on the...
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    Wow, 89 people read this post and no one has a...

    Wow, 89 people read this post and no one has a comment?
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    Do these numbers look ok?

    Tech came out to do annual service on our heat pump so i asked him to provide me with the numbers from his inspection.

    the unit is a goodman cplt42 with a capf 060d2c cased coil on a gmv95 gas...
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    Between State and Federal funding about 70% of...

    Between State and Federal funding about 70% of the my cost was re-reimbursed.

    Since the State of New Jersey as well as a lot of states mandate that a certain portion of their energy must be...
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    We do not have any battery backup. In New Jersey...

    We do not have any battery backup. In New Jersey there is net metering, so what ever excess power we generate during the day just spins the electric meter backwards then when the sun goes down we...
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    I am proud to say that my wife and I live in a...

    I am proud to say that my wife and I live in a Net Zero energy home of just over 2800 square feet. Between our 10kw solar array and 2.4kw wind turbine we generate over 15 Mwh a year of electricity. ...
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    Looking at the PDF file this is the worst use of...

    Looking at the PDF file this is the worst use of a 190 watt solar panel I have ever seen. Based on the brief description in the pdf file it would appear that the only time the solar panel is...
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    Thank you for the reply, Peco is a no go since we...

    Thank you for the reply, Peco is a no go since we are in philadelphia and serviced by PGW, the tag credit I was aware of but not the Keystone helps.


    Carl
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    Rebates in Philadelphia

    I have been doing some research and I am a little confused. While I can find and understand the Federal tax incentives for the installation of a high efficiency Gas furnace and I can find...
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    How much air are you moving over the A coil? ...

    How much air are you moving over the A coil?
    What is the blower speed/CFM set to?
    If your blower is moving more than 800 CFM the blower speed is too high.
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    I also live in New Jersey and we installed our...

    I also live in New Jersey and we installed our first 7kw system in 2004 and an 1.8kw wind turbine in 2006 then another 3kw solar in late 2007.

    We use an air source heat pump with 15kw heat strips...
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    Take a look at this site. The person there is...

    Take a look at this site. The person there is Bill Fitch. He is really into solar water heating and has vast experience in the field. He is a distributor for several models of evacuated tube...
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    Attention New Jersery Homeowners

    If you live in the state of New Jersey, the New Jersey clean energy program is offering a comprehensive energy assessment of your home for the sum of 125.00 dollars. This assessment includes visual...
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    Beenthere, You are correct this did not come...

    Beenthere,

    You are correct this did not come from the factory this way. But I believe any competent HVAC Tech or Electrician could do this although it may be cost prohibitive since it would be...
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    Is there such a thing as a system that uses all 3...

    Is there such a thing as a system that uses all 3 fuel types? In other words use the heat pump as the primary, electric strip for additional heat down to a certain outside temp, and gas heat for...
  23. What is the air temp before the coil?

    What is the air temp before the coil?
  24. If the furnace runs good for the next week or so....

    If the furnace runs good for the next week or so. You may want to have your electrician make sure that the connections for the furnace circuit are good at the panel box. Have him check the hot the...
  25. Did they check to make sure you had a good ground?

    Did they check to make sure you had a good ground?
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    Thermostat problem

    I have a White Rodgers 1f95-391 t-stat connected to a Goodman
    GMV 950905dxb furnace with a Goodman CPLT-42 heat pump.

    Almost everything is working fine except if I try to use the balance point...
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    Thanks I will give him the info so he can contact...

    Thanks I will give him the info so he can contact you. His name is Ed
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    heat pump install Marco Island Fla.

    Hi all,

    I have a friend who has a Condo on Marco Island and is interested in having his water source heat pump replaced. Are there are companies here that do business in that area?

    Thanks
    ...
  29. Bring on the cold, 10kw of Photovoltaic panels...

    Bring on the cold, 10kw of Photovoltaic panels and a 1.8 kw wind turbine.

    3.5 ton Goodman Heat pump running great
    15kw duct mounted heat strips(if needed).
    2 Solar hot air panels produce...
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    Thanks Been, I looked at Goodman specs online...

    Thanks Been, I looked at Goodman specs online and the coil is a match for the clpt42.

    Carl.
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    evaporator coil sizing

    Is there any harm in using a 5 ton evaporator coil with a Txv with a 3.5 ton condenser the condenser is a goodman cplt42 and the evaporator is a capf060d2c mated to a gmv9095dxa two stage furnace
    ...
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    You may be able to use a differential controller...

    You may be able to use a differential controller such as those used in Domestic Solar Water Systems to switch between both systems. Most are quite flexible and will provide both N/O and N/C...
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    Thanks for the reply and answering my questions. ...

    Thanks for the reply and answering my questions. Based on your answers I will probably just save the money and spend it on more attic insulation since we are only R19 now and I want to go to r49 (...
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    We are not having condensation issues in the...

    We are not having condensation issues in the summer and the bays are not insulated. I am more concerned with heating an cooling loss to the basement since we really don't use it for much other than...
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    Duct insulation

    I am interested in having the ducting in my home insulated and wanted to get a little info before I call anyone out so I at least have an Idea what they are talking about. We have a two story home...
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    Thanks for the help

    I would like to thank the members of this board that have provided me with helpful information to properly adjust my HVAC system. After installing TXV valves on both the heating and cooling side (not...
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    First let me say Thank you to Beenthere and...

    First let me say Thank you to Beenthere and Udarrell for responding to my post and giving me valuable information.

    Beenthere, I now understand that all of the data must be collected at the same...
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    current readings at service port are liquid side...

    current readings at service port are liquid side temp 97F Suction side temp 63.5 ambient temp 89.3.
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    Sorry I forgot to add the liquid line temp. It...

    Sorry I forgot to add the liquid line temp. It was 95.6 Degrees F.

    system had been running for 15 minutes when reading were taken Blower was at rated speed 1400 cfm confirmed by led.
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    System Performance

    Hi group,

    I am looking for opinions on the performance of my Heat pump. It is a 3 ton 13 SEER Goodman cplt 42 heat pump with matching indoor coil with two Thermostatic expansion Valves (tx5n2...
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    I have no doubt that you can install a solar PV...

    I have no doubt that you can install a solar PV array, the trick like with HVAC is matching the components for maximum efficiency and getting the sun angles and inclination correct for your latitude....
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    Robowanabeetech, You can take you pompous...

    Robowanabeetech,

    You can take you pompous attitude and stick it up your A**. While I am not a licensed HVAC "tech" I do design large scale photovoltaic arrays for business and commercial use to...
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    Thanks Beenthere, I will contact the...

    Thanks Beenthere,

    I will contact the manufacture and see if they can clear things up.
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    Well I purchased the unit about 1.5 years ago and...

    Well I purchased the unit about 1.5 years ago and installed it myself. I followed the instructions correctly and the system is supposed charged for a 15' line set which is what i used minus about 2...
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    Adding TXV to goodman heatpump

    I hope this doesn't sound stupid but I am new to HVAC.

    I have a goodman cplt 42 3.5 ton 13 SEER heat pump. I want to take out the fixed orifices and replace them with TXV valves. While...
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