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  1. Thread: CFM

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    That's what it is supposed to be. No guarantee...

    That's what it is supposed to be. No guarantee that that is what you have in your system
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    "Insulation sleeves". Even Home Depot sells them....

    "Insulation sleeves". Even Home Depot sells them. There is a cap of sorts that goes over the end of the pipe that prevents the insulation from catching on the edge of the metal duct. Easy peasy.
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    What type of systems did you work on? What are...

    What type of systems did you work on? What are those qualifications for? Not sure what those certifications are
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    X2

    X2
  5. Yes I have experienced this

    Yes I have experienced this
  6. Thread: Nest Problems

    by NCHeat
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    I do like the NEST. However I do NOT like it with...

    I do like the NEST. However I do NOT like it with a heat pump. It works great with gas heat and straight A/C. I have never encountered your exact issue, but I have had some pretty bizarre behavior...
  7. Thread: CFM

    by NCHeat
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    There is a BIG difference between what is optimal...

    There is a BIG difference between what is optimal airflow and what a system is actually achieving. You can have a service company come out and take pressure readings to determine if your system is...
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    5 tons for 2700 sf in the Midwest is twice as big...

    5 tons for 2700 sf in the Midwest is twice as big as it should be. Especially with the majority of the lower level surrounded by earth. As mentioned before, you will regret oversizing. Have a manual...
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    I am not aware of a wireless solution between the...

    I am not aware of a wireless solution between the air handler and outdoor unit. There would be a solution if the wires were damaged between the stat and the air handler but that does not seem to be...
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    I have one. Use it allthetime

    I have one. Use it allthetime
  11. Call the manufacturer. I'm sure they would be...

    Call the manufacturer. I'm sure they would be very interested in this
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    I would think there is a setting for...

    I would think there is a setting for "circulate"fan speed on the furnace control board. Not a TRANE guy, but I would expect that to be possible on there high end stuff. I like the NEST stat with a...
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    What do you want it to do with the fan? With a...

    What do you want it to do with the fan? With a call for heat the furnace controls the blower and the speed. The NEST can be set to circulate which will run the fan for a set period of time every hour
  14. You can look into a charcoal filter. It will...

    You can look into a charcoal filter. It will absorb most odors. Never dealt with a chemical smell but have had these filters remove the smell of 5 cats. Honeywell makes a model that has a media...
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    I'm not familiar with the carrier and air ease...

    I'm not familiar with the carrier and air ease models but I can tell you I don't believe the guardian to be the bottom of the line. It is branded as a no frills line that is exactly the same as the...
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    I have been installing york exclusively for 7...

    I have been installing york exclusively for 7 years now, and have had very few issues with equipment installed in the last 4 years. York has made some serious improvement in their product. I visited...
  17. Sorry I missed the model number in you're last...

    Sorry I missed the model number in you're last post. Could be many reasons the unit doesn't come on. Check the breaker and then have yor tech back out
  18. Dumb question, but are you sure it's a heat pump?

    Dumb question, but are you sure it's a heat pump?
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    X2. Anything by honeywell is a good choice. I...

    X2. Anything by honeywell is a good choice. I like the "lyric" if you're looking for a wi-fi stat. Beware of the nest. It's not all it's cracked up to be
  20. Hard to suggest without seeing the place. I would...

    Hard to suggest without seeing the place. I would start with having a company come out and look. Are you renovating? May have to be quite invasive to get a properly working system.
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    That zone controller will handle a 2 stage...

    That zone controller will handle a 2 stage furnace but only a single stage condenser. I would ask the contractor what his plan is or is this an over site on his part? Everyone deserves the benefit...
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    Does it need a slow opening valve?

    Does it need a slow opening valve?
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    It is my understanding that you can not control...

    It is my understanding that you can not control the modulation externally.
  24. A true modulating furnace with an ECM blower (not...

    A true modulating furnace with an ECM blower (not X13) will be the quietest. Obviously correctly sized and properly sized ductwork will help too. Good luck
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    York's extended labor warranty covers travel. I...

    York's extended labor warranty covers travel. I also wonder how some sleep at night charging travel and labor on a warranty that you sold.
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    My main brand (which is York) offers a 10 year...

    My main brand (which is York) offers a 10 year labor warranty that works in tandem with the manufacturers parts warranty. The fine print does say regular maintenance is required to maintain the...
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    In my area it is 3 feet from a door or...

    In my area it is 3 feet from a door or operational window. Is there any reason it can't be farther from the door? The inspector will make them change it if it violates local code.
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    Are you saying the condenser and air handler are...

    Are you saying the condenser and air handler are running off the same breaker? If so, this is wrong and needs to be corrected
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    You or someone needs to get up in the attic and...

    You or someone needs to get up in the attic and see what's going on. There should be a secondary drain pan that could be full of water. Good luck
  30. My opinion on why they don't offer in half ton...

    My opinion on why they don't offer in half ton sizes is the manufacturing and engineering payback for them isn't there. They can only sell them in certain areas of the country. I'm in northern ohio...
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    Thanks for the response. I've told him we need to...

    Thanks for the response. I've told him we need to replace the entire unit with an appropriate set of logs and controls.
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    Outdoor fireplace

    thanks for reading this. I have a customer (bar owner) who has an outdoor fireplace and was given a set of gas logs and a burner. Problem is that the gas valve and controls don't work. As most bar...
  33. Thread: Funny noise

    by NCHeat
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    Does not seem like a normal noise to me

    Does not seem like a normal noise to me
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    If I could just get one of these jobs I'd be set....

    If I could just get one of these jobs I'd be set. Lol
  35. Thread: New Install

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    I'd go with the 2 unit set-up. Two units gives...

    I'd go with the 2 unit set-up. Two units gives you better temp control than 1 unit with a zoning system.
  36. I doubt you have the manometer needed to...

    I doubt you have the manometer needed to determine static pressure but maybe you do. Any HVAC tech worth a damn will have the ability to measure this.

    I it is not strange to put a 4 ton AH on a...
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    My guess is the compressor is bad. If it won't...

    My guess is the compressor is bad. If it won't pull down to 0psi replace the compressor or the system.
  38. The only way I see this working well is if both...

    The only way I see this working well is if both AH come on at the same time every time. This would delete the purpose of have in 2 units. Get 2 separate systems.
  39. Thread: Flashing Lights

    by NCHeat
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    Is there a problem or is the light just on? That...

    Is there a problem or is the light just on? That info should be in the install and operation manual
  40. Climate Trak

    Climate Trak
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    Poll: York and evcon are the same thing. Lennox and air...

    York and evcon are the same thing. Lennox and air flow are the same. Bryant is a carrier. Which contractor is the best of your bunch? That's where the difference is.
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    Is it a 2 stage furnace or a 2 stage heat pump? I...

    Is it a 2 stage furnace or a 2 stage heat pump? I would suspect its a 2 stage heat pump. Both systems could have a variable speed blower "ECM" I'm not sure i see the need for a mod in a DF system
  43. It's hard to tell from here exactly what is...

    It's hard to tell from here exactly what is causing failure. I have honeywell zone systems on many VS systems and have no issues. What zone panel are you using? First thing you need to do is decide...
  44. Thread: 2 units or 1

    by NCHeat
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    If you want it zoned then 2 units may be an...

    If you want it zoned then 2 units may be an option. Otherwise 1 should do it. Where do you live that you need 4 tons for 2600 sq ft?
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    Who installed the system? If you have hot and...

    Who installed the system? If you have hot and cold spots call them back to fix it. (I know the answer to this question)
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    I have not had any repeating problems with York...

    I have not had any repeating problems with York since the "Blue" coils went away. All equipment is the same. Everyone has the same junk in different colored boxes.
  47. I wouldn't touch that with a 100,000 foot pole....

    I wouldn't touch that with a 100,000 foot pole. Its all fun and games until the house catches fire and people die. get the right furnace for the application or DON'T do it.
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    Ceiling mounted mini splits

    Does anyone know of a ceiling cassette that will fit between 16oc joists? Everything I see is a little wider than that.
  49. Thread: PSC vs. ECM

    by NCHeat
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    If your customer wants to improve cost of op,...

    If your customer wants to improve cost of op, comfort and sound why not recommend replacing the entire unit to something high efficient with a true ECM.
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    How do you plan on storing it?

    How do you plan on storing it?
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