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    Thanks so much for the reply. I'll definitely...

    Thanks so much for the reply. I'll definitely look into pricing one out. Merry Christmas Syndicated.
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    Anyone??

    Anyone??
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    With an HRV, is there an additional ducts that...

    With an HRV, is there an additional ducts that need to be installed? How would this be done in a 2 story finished house? Basement is unfinished though if this matters.
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    Would it be money well spent, or should I just...

    Would it be money well spent, or should I just stick with my current setup? The insulation seems to have fixed the problem, although I won't know for sure unless I remove the insulation from the...
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    Would a HRV make a huge difference? I ask as he...

    Would a HRV make a huge difference? I ask as he didn't think it would be a very good option, but what I have been reading says otherwise. Can I have some experts on here shed some more light on this...
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    He also added that this should eliminate any...

    He also added that this should eliminate any problems, and I wouldn't need a costly fan or other work done.
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    I asked him about an HRV and he said it wouldn't...

    I asked him about an HRV and he said it wouldn't be a good solution. Instead he said he could install a fan in the ducts that would warm the air before it hit the furnace. I don't know enough to know...
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    Well they came back and fixed the problem I hope....

    Well they came back and fixed the problem I hope. They ended up insulation the pipe itself. Is this a satisfactory fix? 338461338471338481
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    I think that it was balanced this way when we...

    I think that it was balanced this way when we moved in as when we turned on switch, the bathroom fans went on also. We had ac installed in spring and they made it so we could run furnace fan without...
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    I like to run my vs speed furnace fan year round,...

    I like to run my vs speed furnace fan year round, so would closing the damper effect this in anyway??
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    Thanks a ton everyone for all the great info. I'm...

    Thanks a ton everyone for all the great info. I'm down in Lethbridge Syndicated so I'm not sure your company would drive 2 hours for a small job, but I'll mention the HRV to my local company on...
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    Thanks syndicated, sounds like a plan. Are they...

    Thanks syndicated, sounds like a plan. Are they much to install?
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    The scary thing in all of this is the seemingly...

    The scary thing in all of this is the seemingly lack of knowledge by the company or more the employees that installed this furnace and ducts. Especially living in southern Alberta where the temps can...
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    Lol, yes we are in Southern Alberta. I contacted...

    Lol, yes we are in Southern Alberta. I contacted my home builders new Hvac company and they said they will come out next week to address the problem. Frustrating considering this is a brand new...
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    By conditioned what do you mean??

    By conditioned what do you mean??
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    Hello, we live in a 1 year old, energy star home....

    Hello, we live in a 1 year old, energy star home. We have 90+ high efficiency furnace. I noticed this morning we had some water dripping onto the basement floor. Upon closer inspection I seen it was...
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    Also thanks to the others on this thread that...

    Also thanks to the others on this thread that shed some light on things for me.
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    Would you think that is a good setting beenthere?...

    Would you think that is a good setting beenthere? I was at the mercy of the installer when they came. I have the Lennox Comfortsense 5000 as a thermostat.
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    I have a high efficiency furnace with vs blower....

    I have a high efficiency furnace with vs blower. Not very humid where I am, more dry heat here in Alberta.
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    Leaving fan on with a/c or not?

    Hello, I was wondering what peoples preferences were regarding leaving furnace fan on or off when using the a/c. Does it make the system come on less this way? Right now my ac seems to come on 3...
  21. Thread: VS Fan

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    Thank you so much beenthere, you have been a huge...

    Thank you so much beenthere, you have been a huge help! I'll give them a call Monday!
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    I checked the furnace this morning with a similar...

    I checked the furnace this morning with a similar test and it roared into action to get caught up with the temp I picked which was 8 degrees different, once I pushed run program again it settle down...
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    It is a 2 ton unit. To be honest, I'm not really...

    It is a 2 ton unit. To be honest, I'm not really bothered by the extra air flow, it isn't really loud or anything. I was just wondering if it was normal to run faster than the furnace. Sounds like it...
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    Hope this helps. It's also a tempstar.

    Hope this helps. It's also a tempstar.
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    Thanks for the answer, that makes more sense now....

    Thanks for the answer, that makes more sense now. That being said, should my Lennox XC13 A/C run at a high speed only, or is that also monitored by the thermostat like it regulates the furnace, as...
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    VS Fan

    Hi everyone. I had a question on how a vs fan was suppose to work. Does it usually run at a lower speed, unless it needs to get up to a higher temp fast and kicks in at that time? Thanks.
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    Do you think they put it on a high setting as we...

    Do you think they put it on a high setting as we have a 2 story, and they figured it would push the air up there better?
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    Also the noise doesn't bother me, it is just more...

    Also the noise doesn't bother me, it is just more pronounced than I was used to with heat setting.
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    This is a brand new, energy star home. 2 story,...

    This is a brand new, energy star home. 2 story, 1260 square feet. I have a 2 tons ac unit installed today. When the unit came on, I could tell the fan was on high, rather than on a lower setting like...
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    When you say 'set up' furnace and duct work, what...

    When you say 'set up' furnace and duct work, what do you mean? They took readings after install and they said everything looked great. I'm just used to my furnace running at a much lower speed than...
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    I have just had a Lennox XC13 installed and was...

    I have just had a Lennox XC13 installed and was wondering if it makes a difference that I have a high efficient furnace with a variable speed motor. When the ac came on, the speed of the air was...
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    I had this same problem, and it took the city...

    I had this same problem, and it took the city coming to inspect the job and unit to notice there wasn't a ptrap installed. Once the city told the company they had to come back and install a ptrap...
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    Tempstar TX 5300 or Lennox XC13

    Can you guys please give me an idea of what you think is the better unit out of these 2? Thanks in advance.
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    Lennox XC13 or Lennox 13ACX

    Have narrowed it down to these 2 units, and once rebates and so forth are calculated into the price, there really isn't much in the price. Is the XC13 a much better unit? Also the XC13 comes with a...
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    I'm surprised that with 6 estimates I haven't had...

    I'm surprised that with 6 estimates I haven't had one load calculation done. They have just checked furnace, measures duct work leading from furnace, and asked square footage of main and top floor....
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    Thanks for your responses. Just for verification,...

    Thanks for your responses. Just for verification, it is full 2 stories with 2 levels above ground. The house was already built with basement unfinished. Our house is certified energy star, and uses a...
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    Hello all, I'm new to this forum and have come to...

    Hello all, I'm new to this forum and have come to you looking for advice.

    We live in Alberta Canada, and have recently moved into a brand new house. We are in the process of getting our house...
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