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    Tranes XL series has 10 year on all parts if...

    Tranes XL series has 10 year on all parts if installed as a system including the thermo etc.. Also has a 2 year labor warranty.
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    It's not necessary. I have the Xl19i and if it...

    It's not necessary. I have the Xl19i and if it was sized properly it should run for long periods on the low stage. With that said, on those days or times it cylces it would be cool enough anyway. On...
  3. The humidity issue should be more of a concern...

    The humidity issue should be more of a concern based on where you live. So if you live in the NE you don't need the Carrier controls, and the IAQ would be more than enough. Carrier controls would...
  4. A larger airhandler can increase the overall...

    A larger airhandler can increase the overall BTU's capability to something a little higher.
    Such as using a 36K (3 ton) condenser unit with a larger airhandler provided it is compatible, can up the...
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    Not trying to start an argument, but the Trane...

    Not trying to start an argument, but the Trane XL19i which has a SEER of 19 in the 3 ton configuration and 19.5 in the 2 ton config. is R22. Also in its time
    the old trane 18 seer was the highest ...
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    It was just posted as an FYI, anyone who has one...

    It was just posted as an FYI, anyone who has one should look into it!
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    FYI - Goodman recall

    August 27, 2008
    Alert #08-602

    Goodman Company Recalls Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (PTAC) Units Due to Fire Hazard
    The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in...
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    Steve, loose wiring does not mean it wil cause...

    Steve, loose wiring does not mean it wil cause flickering all the time. What happens is the wires become corroded or pitted, since they are loose. Pretty much a heater circuit is formed. When they...
  9. I know you mentioed that Trane Carrier etc were...

    I know you mentioed that Trane Carrier etc were expensive, but since I live in SE Fla on the coast, I went with the Trane XL19i, two stage unit with variable speeed airhandler. It was the one of the...
  10. They system replaced a 11 SEER RUUD.

    They system replaced a 11 SEER RUUD.
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    I see your dilema, but it sounds like your system...

    I see your dilema, but it sounds like your system is oversized. My 19i runs the majority of the time on the 1st stage. Even after switching does not go off at the peak of the day, switches right...
  12. Well I can say that I use a lot less KW with my 2...

    Well I can say that I use a lot less KW with my 2 stage system than the single system it repalced, along with getting the comfort! My useage is documented on my bill.
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    Why would anyone restrict a 2 stage system to...

    Why would anyone restrict a 2 stage system to running on the first stage only?
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    Which Trane system do you have. The XLi series...

    Which Trane system do you have.
    The XLi series has a 10 year parts warranty on everything when installed as a system, and a 2 year labor warranty.
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    emcoastvacr - so what school did you graduate...

    emcoastvacr - so what school did you graduate from and with what degree?
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    Being that your in Ohio not sure the cooling of...

    Being that your in Ohio not sure the cooling of the 19i would be beneficial if you compare purchase price to the time it would take to pay the difference between the 19i and 15i.
    Where the 19i pays...
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    If humidity is part of your concern, just have...

    If humidity is part of your concern, just have them configure it for comfort R.
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    One would think the tech evacuated the sysem....

    One would think the tech evacuated the sysem. This should have gotten rid of any moisture. BTW he only needs an 8year labor warranty since the XL19i has 10 years on all parts and 2 years labor when...
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    Is this a TXV system? If so the TXV may be...

    Is this a TXV system? If so the TXV may be defective.
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    14 Seer may be a good combination purchase price...

    14 Seer may be a good combination purchase price in some parts of the country but being you want humidity removal , and run 8 to 9 months a year the payback on higher effeciency units will take a lot...
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    Being you live in Texas, I would go with the...

    Being you live in Texas, I would go with the higher end units with a higher SEER since you run your AC 8 to 9 months a year.
    I love the Goodman guys, they will say anything. Goodman is no better...
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    If you are complaining about the bill size, chack...

    If you are complaining about the bill size, chack to see if your fuel surcharge has increased. Power companies are passing their fuel increase rates to the consumer.

    You may want to control both...
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    You are probably seeing fuel surcharges, get...

    You are probably seeing fuel surcharges, get ready because the power companies are going to hit you with surcharges to make up for the fuel increase. Check last years KW useage vs this bills.
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    Nope - Trane offers a better base warranty AS...

    Nope - Trane offers a better base warranty
    AS BASE WARRANTY
    All Allegiance® and Heritage® products:
    10-year limited warranty on Duration™ compressor
    10-year limited warranty on Spine Fin™ coil...
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    The Trane XL series if installed as a full system...

    The Trane XL series if installed as a full system will provide you with a 10 year parts warranty on everything installed including the thermo, and air cleaner if you go that route. The labor is under...
  26. If the unit is sized correctly using manual J,...

    If the unit is sized correctly using manual J, the two stage will operate as designed. The first stage will run the majority of the time up until it can't keep up, and switch to stage 2, and then...
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    I live in SE Fla, and would not think of a low...

    I live in SE Fla, and would not think of a low SEER unit now. Especially since the FL power companies are going to hit you here shortly with higher bills based on fuel surcharges. FPL is in the stage...
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    I live in Boynton Beach, and had a Trane XL19i...

    I live in Boynton Beach, and had a Trane XL19i installed 19 SEER and a variable speed airhandler, and air cleaner, 3 to 4 years ago. Have been extremely happy with it. Not only does it remove...
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    I still say check the panel as I have mentioned...

    I still say check the panel as I have mentioned above!
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    It is true R22 will be out of production in 2020,...

    It is true R22 will be out of production in 2020, but there will be plenty around to supply older systems. Don't let anyone try and scare you!
    BTW there is work in progress to seek a replacement for...
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    Scroll compressors are much quieter than...

    Scroll compressors are much quieter than reciprocating types. I would get the contractor back out.
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    Does your neighbors lights dim when their AC...

    Does your neighbors lights dim when their AC starts? If not then the transformer may not be the culprit, because I doubt that at any one point you are drawing 200amps. I would still check the wires...
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    Actually in my case my XL19i removes humidity so...

    Actually in my case my XL19i removes humidity so well I actually had to turn the thermostat up as compared to my old unit. My set point is at 79. But if you come in to my house it feels a lot cooler...
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    No body is debating the difference in sensible of...

    No body is debating the difference in sensible of slowing air across a coil.
    If you look at the variable speed Trane airhandlers the difference in sensible lets say for a TWE40 in low speed vs high...
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    First off Comfort R is for humidity removal,...

    First off Comfort R is for humidity removal, secondly comfort R ramps the air handler up to 80% unless 100% is needed. So anyone who is telling you comfort R is hurting your effciency is not...
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    FPL rebate Going from a 10 SEER to 19 SEER 3ton...

    FPL rebate
    Going from a 10 SEER to 19 SEER 3ton = $1005 rebate
    Going from a 10 SEER to 19 SEER 5ton = $1705 rebate

    Going from a 10 SEER to 16 SEER 3ton = $585 rebate
    Going from a 10 SEER to...
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    Think the Xl19i or 19 Seer and above will get you...

    Think the Xl19i or 19 Seer and above will get you about $1700 rebate from FPL.
  38. Being a SE Florida resident, here is my opinion...

    Being a SE Florida resident, here is my opinion -attic install R30, walls the thickest you can get under drywall Also check weather stripping and sealing around windows and doors.

    You would be...
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    Just a thought, could an additonal return at his...

    Just a thought, could an additonal return at his far side of the house where he is having his cooling issues fix this problem?
  40. Thread: Trane techs

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    Not knowing which Trane themo you are replacing,...

    Not knowing which Trane themo you are replacing, some just have outside temp display capability. It was an option to buy the outside sensor to allow the thermo to display the outside temp!
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    My Trane users guide recommends the dishwasher....

    My Trane users guide recommends the dishwasher. Dishwashers when used under normal mode dissenfect. So i don't think there is any issue about any disease.
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    I pull the cells, use Grease Lightning, let it...

    I pull the cells, use Grease Lightning, let it sit. Then rinse with a hose. Do agian if it need it. Let the cells sun dry. Works great. Grease Lightning cuts grease very well.

    Dishwasher works...
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    Check the thermostat it may be energizing the...

    Check the thermostat it may be energizing the heat cycle during the cool.
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    Anyone quoting sq ft per ton without doing the...

    Anyone quoting sq ft per ton without doing the actual calc run is just a hack! Just make sure the contrator used the manual j calc and you will be fine.
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    Charlie - you really need to know what you are...

    Charlie - you really need to know what you are looking at.
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    If you are noticing rust within the airhandler,...

    If you are noticing rust within the airhandler, probably was not installed correctly and they did not move the divertors that are shipped to divert the condensate off the evaporator coil. The...
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    Ask you city officials what is alowable by law....

    Ask you city officials what is alowable by law. 64 to 68 db is about what you get with a compressor blanket. If your system is within the law of which i imagine it is or no one would have HVAC, go...
  48. The Generac I was refering to, has electronic...

    The Generac I was refering to, has electronic voltage regulator, no spikey wave out for clean AC, can even be used on electronics! Also has full oil pressure system with filter, it is now available...
  49. My neighbor has a portable Generac 12KW and it...

    My neighbor has a portable Generac 12KW and it powers his central air and just about everything he needs. He connects it to a switch over box when needed. It cost him about $1400.
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    Something is making me curious! Maybe it's my...

    Something is making me curious! Maybe it's my interpretation of your post. My question is do you have a variable speed air handler, if so it should not be loud. It should only go into high speed when...
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