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  1. That will be very comfortable. I like the idea of...

    That will be very comfortable. I like the idea of them staying on first stage.
    You're better off letting them run long cycles in first stage than a shorter cycle in 2nd stage. If you feel...
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    I was thinking of one grille on each side, both...

    I was thinking of one grille on each side, both mounted on the door rather than in the door.
    A screen door would have plenty of open space though I wouldn't care for the look of it.
    How about cafe...
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    Your furnace draws its return air through the...

    Your furnace draws its return air through the house into the furnace. Closing the door of the laundry room will block that air. All the mobile home doors I have seen for the laundry room are hollow...
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    If that's the case, how do their 110v appliances...

    If that's the case, how do their 110v appliances work?
    To my knowledge, the power supply in Canada is no different than in the US. They do have some different code requirements which is why you'll...
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    Post pictures of the room and the furnace. I...

    Post pictures of the room and the furnace. I strongly suspect that a mobile home furnace does not have a return duct and that the door must be louvered or removed.
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    There is no true suction line outside the unit....

    There is no true suction line outside the unit. In heating mode the suction line is hot gas. The only place to install a suction filter is between the RV and the compressor.
  7. Honeywell Prestige 2.0 has the features you're...

    Honeywell Prestige 2.0 has the features you're looking for and more! However it does not display degree decimals. Do you really need it to differentiate between 70.2 and 70.6?
  8. I liked his post to offset your dislike. :cheers:

    I liked his post to offset your dislike. :cheers:
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    30 years ago, the scroll compressors in Lennox...

    30 years ago, the scroll compressors in Lennox units had an external thermal overload in the well on top. If it failed because of repeated overheating it could be replace.
  10. And no, you cannot simply replace a single stage...

    And no, you cannot simply replace a single stage compressor with a two stage compressor.
    As as already been stated, your equipment is much too big if it satisfies the thermostat that quickly. The...
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    Nope. You're obviously measuring to ground. A...

    Nope. You're obviously measuring to ground. A single pole contractor has one side that does not open. Potential voltage is present at all points in the system. The motors are 240 volt and won't run...
  12. Why are you shouting?

    Why are you shouting?
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    Legal advice is outside our area of expertise so...

    Legal advice is outside our area of expertise so we won't go there.
    You should ask the owner of the business WHY his techs didn't say anything about the holes and if he'll do anything to compensate...
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    I'm sorry vegas, but that's not what the noise...

    I'm sorry vegas, but that's not what the noise was.
    The hum was the reversing valve which is energized when the thermostat is in the cooling position. It is energized even when the temperature...
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    If the holes are covered will that 10" flexible...

    If the holes are covered will that 10" flexible duct be the only return air? That won't work either.
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    We REALLY need pictures! It is hard to believe...

    We REALLY need pictures!
    It is hard to believe you couldn't see a 6"x6" and 14"x22" openings.
    Is this unit in unconditioned space?
  17. Thread: Cold theater

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    How big is the theater and how big is the air...

    How big is the theater and how big is the air conditioner. I suspect the zone is too small to be served by your large air conditioner.
  18. Thread: Cold theater

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    Minisplit

    Minisplit
  19. 1. Replace. All I needed to see was 24 years old....

    1. Replace. All I needed to see was 24 years old.

    2. Do not use box store contractor. They don't measure the house and calculate the load. They don't match the equipment to your house. They don't...
  20. Soot does not mean the heat exchanger is cracked....

    Soot does not mean the heat exchanger is cracked. How and where did he test for CO? How much CO did he measure? Did he make any adjustments to reduce the CO?
    His suggestion to replace burners is...
  21. Thread: HVAC reset

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    I think Payne does not have a reset button....

    I think Payne does not have a reset button. Sorry, there's not a cheap fix for your problem. You'll have to have a service call.
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    I think Hvacvegas already answered that. NO!

    I think Hvacvegas already answered that. NO!
  23. What's wrong with that? All the landlords have it...

    What's wrong with that? All the landlords have it installed that way.:angel:
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    Mitsubishi uses 1/4" access ports, the same as...

    Mitsubishi uses 1/4" access ports, the same as residential split systems.
    I had to buy a rose colored valve core tool when I installed a Fujitsu system. Since I prefer Mitsubishi I almost never use...
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    What matters is the volume of air. Why do you...

    What matters is the volume of air.
    Why do you refer to it as an "extra" return? Have you measured the air flow to determine that you have surplus air flow and can afford to reduce it?
    Do you...
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    This may not be closure, but here is the latest...

    This may not be closure, but here is the latest report.
    I replaced the TXV earlier in the week. The evaporator superheat is 10* and the compressor superheat is 20*. 404A refrigerant.
    We've had...
  27. A 20 year old system may last through the season....

    A 20 year old system may last through the season. When it fails, it will undoubtedly die on the hottest week of the year. Are you willing to wait 2 weeks for a replacement system when that happens? ...
  28. The two most frequent causes of freezing are low...

    The two most frequent causes of freezing are low air flow (for a variety of reasons) or low refrigerant pressure (or restriction).
    Undersized equipment does NOT freeze. It simply does not provide...
  29. Your technician has missed the problem. There was...

    Your technician has missed the problem. There was no need for an electrician.
    Get a new technician.
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    We will not assist with DIY. Please read and...

    We will not assist with DIY. Please read and observe the rules of the site.
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    Very sorry to hear that. It is something I would...

    Very sorry to hear that. It is something I would take personally. It's too bad the justice system doesn't actually mete out justice.
  32. After 1 hour of drive time, stop and turn the...

    After 1 hour of drive time, stop and turn the unit over so the other side is done, too. :grin2:
  33. Thread: Air flow issue

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    Install a bigger duct. Put a balancing damper in...

    Install a bigger duct. Put a balancing damper in the take-off. If air flow is increased too much the damper can be used to reduce the pressure/volume. Make sure the duct is taught and any turns are...
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    Nothing to add. Energy Rater said it well.

    Nothing to add. Energy Rater said it well.
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    Its a shame WalMart doesn't sell HVAC equipment....

    Its a shame WalMart doesn't sell HVAC equipment. They're missing a huge market.

    But of course Goodman is the Walmart of HVAC.
  36. I'm inclined to agree with DogBoy. A thermostat...

    I'm inclined to agree with DogBoy. A thermostat cannot overcome a poorly designed duct system.

    However, the Prestige is an excellent thermostat. Have you considered using a Portable Comfort...
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    DO NOT - I left out do not provide warranty.

    DO NOT - I left out do not provide warranty.
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    Most manufacturers sell through dealers in order...

    Most manufacturers sell through dealers in order to ensure that their equipment is properly installed. Improperly installed equipment will perform poorly and fail prematurely. It may even prove...
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    I asked the question based purely on the curved...

    I asked the question based purely on the curved edge being the trailing edge as it runs. That seemed wrong to me. The cup of the blade was not something I considered. I'm glad my thinking isn't too...
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    Now I have opposing input from two technicians...

    Now I have opposing input from two technicians with lots of experience. It was running with a 20* compressor SH and 12* evaporator SH from Wednesday when we started the unit until Friday. Those...
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    This is not necessarily "superior wisdom" as it...

    This is not necessarily "superior wisdom" as it has nothing to do with replacing a duct system. There's no point in trying to explain to a customer fan curves and static pressure. Rather I have...
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    I had a customer with 2 furnaces, both were too...

    I had a customer with 2 furnaces, both were too big because they had turned part of the house into an apartment. All they had done was added a furnace with a new duct system for the apartment and...
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    Walk-in cooler for a small brewery. R404A

    Walk-in cooler for a small brewery. R404A
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    Thank you. That is just what I needed. I was...

    Thank you. That is just what I needed.
    I was under the impression that the curved edge led. Its great to have such a wealth of information here.
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    Direction of fan rotation

    Which direction should these blades rotate? They are running in a CW direction. Based on the blade, I say it should be CCW.

    I called tech support and had a hard time making myself understood...
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    I'm inclined to think that a home built in the...

    I'm inclined to think that a home built in the early 70s doesn't need more fresh air brought in by his HVAC system.
    The only way to know with certainty is to have a blower door test performed.
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    Evidently you don't work in the field. You must...

    Evidently you don't work in the field.
    You must mean "more efficient" at restricting air flow. I stopped counting the number of times I have solved an issue with a furnace or an air conditioner by...
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    Thumb Gum

    Thumb Gum
  49. Call an experienced technician who will determine...

    Call an experienced technician who will determine the real cause. 608 certification is not a magic wand.
    You have enough posts to know that this site does not allow DIY advice.
  50. I'll give the same answer in this thread that I...

    I'll give the same answer in this thread that I gave in the old thread you dug up - call a technician. A thorough technician will consult technical support.
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