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    Trying to figure out what's wrong with a system...

    Trying to figure out what's wrong with a system over the interenet is a hit or miss, usually a miss. Sort of like trying to mow the yard blindfolded at times, you may get most of it, but you're sure...
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    I'd like these to be fiction, not fact:p

    I'd like these to be fiction, not fact:p
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    Good one! Now I'm hoping of the chance of...

    Good one!

    Now I'm hoping of the chance of having a top ten list:D
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    Not too bad! The first one I could think of...

    Not too bad!

    The first one I could think of was "you may be a dweeb before we come, but after we leave, you'll be cool".

    I know, lame.
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    HVAC tee shirt

    Ok, looking at getting a friend a tee shirt for sort of a prank for his company making through it in his first year of business.

    Would like something that you better not wear into a customers...
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    I sold variable speed for what it was intended...

    I sold variable speed for what it was intended for, not a tax credit.

    There is a difference between a refund and a credit.

    I told people it would be nice to have the extra money from the...
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    I'm not worried about 22 because I only use 410A...

    I'm not worried about 22 because I only use 410A and if someone wants a 22 system, they will pay more for it because that's what they will end up doing anyway in a couple of years (I see no reason to...
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    General questions

    Couple of questions thought I'd ask here for comments.

    What year is R22 being eliminated? I've got 2020 or 2030, depending on where I read.

    Is the goverment doing away with that...
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    You can install a high end Carrier or American...

    You can install a high end Carrier or American Standard, and have nothing but problems with them, or you could put in a Goodman/Janitrol and it could run without a problem for twenty years.

    The...
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    No You didn't mention, do you use Nat gas or...

    No

    You didn't mention, do you use Nat gas or LP or oil? Depending on your electric in your area, going with a dual fuel system will save you money.

    For my own house, I was amazed at what I've...
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    This is from memory, and what I can recall, so...

    This is from memory, and what I can recall, so all may not be factual.

    Quatro was made by Consolidated industries, I think around Indiana.

    I was told that the issue was the blower wheel housing...
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    Needless to say markets may vary. Yes, it's...

    Needless to say markets may vary.

    Yes, it's a decent product, but depending on whose information you use, I don't think it's the "cure all" as was pushed (the first tip off is when you here 99%...
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    I think Trane/American Standard handled it the...

    I think Trane/American Standard handled it the ONLY way it could be handled where/when the potential problem became a possible known issue. Any other way to handle it would be a public relations...
  14. One year consumer reports rated Rheem number one,...

    One year consumer reports rated Rheem number one, and Rhudd dead last. They are the same equipment. Go figure. Indeed, consumer reports seems to get the exact same equipment (but with different...
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    That's a very broad statment, and without...

    That's a very broad statment, and without "quantifying" your comparisons on applications, your statement is, apologies, only word I can think of is idiotic.

    Do you realize how Trane first did it's...
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    Apologies, perhaps I broke "protocall". I did...

    Apologies, perhaps I broke "protocall". I did mention "company e-mail" (which I'm assuming is HVAC related by looking at the e-mail address).

    dwylie, at this point in time, your dealer is...
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    Apologies, can't post the document from Trane/AS....

    Apologies, can't post the document from Trane/AS.

    If you'd like a copy of the "official response", let me have your company e-mail address and I'll send it to you.

    Honestly, equipment is...
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    Lucky for you. I've come across many homeowners...

    Lucky for you. I've come across many homeowners who were dissatisfied with the output of a tankless boiler for domestic needs.

    Keep in mind, particular boilers need not be running "at maximum...
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    There is a reason why Buderus is one of the only...

    There is a reason why Buderus is one of the only boilers sold in the U.S that does not have a tankless boiler.

    Tankless heaters will not keep up with the hot water demand of the house, period.
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    So if the HVAC portion of the utility bill was...

    So if the HVAC portion of the utility bill was say $100, then the "new" bill with a 56% more efficient unit would only be $56?

    You need to be very careful what you tell the homeowner and what the...
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    If you read a previous post of mine on a...

    If you read a previous post of mine on a different thread, I stated that it is/should be the contractor selling himself, not the equipment selling the contractor (which I believe).

    I agree, it can...
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    Wrong buddy boy, since you're going to quote me...

    Wrong buddy boy, since you're going to quote me directly from MY post, thought I'd set the record right.

    Never handled/sold/work with Carrier in my life. Closest I've come to Carrier is Carrier...
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    Re: Let's bring it back to reality, here....

    Very well said.

    Contractor sells himself and the brand, the brand doesn't sell the contractor.
  24. Thread: Pros forum

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    Is there any way to "private mail" someone here...

    Is there any way to "private mail" someone here on this site?

    Don't see it.
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    Tried logging in the professional forums last...

    Tried logging in the professional forums last week, no response.

    I think perhaps some years ago I logged on under a different username, but honestly forgot what that could be (different physical...
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    Correct term for systems like the Space Pak (sp?)...

    Correct term for systems like the Space Pak (sp?) or Unico is "High Velocity" systems.
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    Does anyone know if any manufacturer has a duel...

    Does anyone know if any manufacturer has a duel fuel package unit (package heat pump with gas back up)?

    Thought Trane had one, but for some reason, was told they stopped making them.

    Not to...
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    FYI Honeywell does not make thier own whole house...

    FYI Honeywell does not make thier own whole house dehumidifier. I tend to stay away from company's "products" that "sub" out thier "IAQ" products.

    Not to say honeywell does not make some good...
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    A two ton 16 SEER mini ductless split compared to...

    A two ton 16 SEER mini ductless split compared to a two ton 16 SEER 2 stage split system?

    Not even close in price, mini split by FAR less expensive.

    With a mini split, no ductork to make or...
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    How about, "heck, I can do it for $300 less"...

    How about, "heck, I can do it for $300 less" (without even seeing the job!)
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    So if a 10 SEER unit was running the customer...

    So if a 10 SEER unit was running the customer around $150 in the summer, what will the customers electric bill savings be if he went with the 23 SEER? At what point is the price difference in SEER...
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    Not to long ago it was "said" before you know it,...

    Not to long ago it was "said" before you know it, there will be three manufacturers of residential HVAC equipment. As each year passes, it seems more and more true.
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    I'd be curious as to his reasons. Florida HVAC...

    I'd be curious as to his reasons.

    Florida HVAC service techs don't like Carrier for residnetial applications? Curious as to those reasons as well.
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    And do you know who makes Maytag? Funny isn't...

    And do you know who makes Maytag?

    Funny isn't it?
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    Honestly, because the one salesmen told you that...

    Honestly, because the one salesmen told you that the Carrier was not built as well as the Lennox, I'd throw him out of the picture.

    Now, if that same salesman showed you pictures of the two units...
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    Surprised. Up in Va. they have a Pulaski and...

    Surprised. Up in Va. they have a Pulaski and almost fell over when I saw that from N.Y.

    Off topic apologies, what what plant does Goodman have down outside of Huston?
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    Off topic, apologies, not sure how to PM here. ...

    Off topic, apologies, not sure how to PM here.

    Man, I thought I might know you if you were from Pulaski, N.Y, they've got a Pulaski in Tn?!
  38. Middle of the screen, on the left side, should...

    Middle of the screen, on the left side, should read "system".

    Be careful, if you hit the fan key or another key by mistake, it can take the "system key" off the screen. If this is the case, you...
  39. Per your customer instructions, go to...

    Per your customer instructions, go to http://www.honeywell.com/yourhome, click on products, you can pull up all the information (including instructions)that honeywell has for the homeowner (you...
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    You're correct, but the Clean Effect had been...

    You're correct, but the Clean Effect had been recalled (perhaps a better description would be delaying the product to market) before it even hit the shelf due to other issues.

    All Trane did was...
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, 1200 cfm is still 1200...

    Correct me if I'm wrong, 1200 cfm is still 1200 cfm.

    Just wondering, whats the temp at the return and suppy?
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    Been awhile, but correct me if I'm worng, isn't...

    Been awhile, but correct me if I'm worng, isn't Payne now made in Mexico?

    Not sure of your area, but Carrier in my area is ticking allot of people off with availability on the new units to the...
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    Bryant has that gay looking superhero (how drunk...

    Bryant has that gay looking superhero (how drunk were they when they came up with that one!?) and Carrier does not.

    I can also assure you that anyone who works directly for Bryant feels like a...
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    Was out on a unit the other day, no issues, there...

    Was out on a unit the other day, no issues, there per the manufacturer for another item. Talking with the homeowner, unit has run fine since it was installed six months ago.
    Only complaint the...
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    If you use the unico system, make sure you run at...

    If you use the unico system, make sure you run at least 6 outlets per ton. Use 26 gauge round pipe, insulate it, and use the metal takeoffs from unico (will save money). If you can make the supply...
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