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    Nachez Trace is excellent ride. Pick it up in...

    Nachez Trace is excellent ride. Pick it up in Nashville all the way to Nachez Miss. and the coast.

    I am looking into the status of the reciprocity in regard to licensing.

    Irish
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    Chasespeed, We do all areas of commercial and...

    Chasespeed, We do all areas of commercial and residential although no residential new construction. We do small projects, large projects and everything in between. Service and Construction. We...
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    ESOP is in place! Invest in your own future!

    ESOP is in place! Invest in your own future!
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    IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

    in the 'heart of the Bluegrass' for HVAC in both residential and commercial service / installation. Journeymen and Apprentices sought. Through methodical growth and diversification,...
  5. contact your contractor. There have been some...

    contact your contractor. There have been some noted issues with the operation of the new "icomfort" controls, and some engineering changes have taken place since it was first introduced. I would...
  6. Need help for noisy air handling unit..............

    Top of the Morning to you all. I have a customer who has a Trane heat pump system less than 1 year old in a very well constructed new home, and the air noise is just about enough to drive you out! ...
  7. Thread: The gauntlet

    by Irishmist
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    Yeah, the game show was called "Wipe Out!"

    Yeah, the game show was called "Wipe Out!"
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    Nope, just a lost art.

    Nope, just a lost art.
  9. I have always recommended AGAINST covering or...

    I have always recommended AGAINST covering or enclosing the outdoor unit during the off season primarily for the reason you already identified; moisture. I have taken many a cover off of a unit to...
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    The key for me in making recommendations is the...

    The key for me in making recommendations is the amount of time you anticipate remaining in the home. It is important to be aware also that with virtually all (if not all) residential equipment...
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    There is a lot of commentary mixed in with your...

    There is a lot of commentary mixed in with your question(s), so I will do the best I can. Having worked on Pulse furnaces both first (G14) and second (G21) generation, I should be able to offer up...
  12. Well-seasoned HVAC business development person

    seeking challenging position to help reinvigorate company with increase in sales, increase in margins, greater employee productivity, higher levels of customer satisfaction, distinction among local...
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    A poor installation should not reflect adversely...

    A poor installation should not reflect adversely on the product, in this case the flex duct. I agree that flex duct, when properly installed in the correct application, can last just as long as a...
  14. Thread: Safe to do

    by Irishmist
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    Yes you can close them, but not without stressing...

    Yes you can close them, but not without stressing out the blower motor along with other major components in the system.

    Irish
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    Part of my concern is that there is usually not...

    Part of my concern is that there is usually not an alliegence between the zoning manufacturers (in this case Arzel) and the equipment manufacturers. By that I mean if it creates an operational...
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    I am interested in how the system described by...

    I am interested in how the system described by jramunni operates when only zone (1) zone damper is calling for air / heat. If using a barometric by-pass, how do you keep from experiencing the...
  17. 1- from the picture there doesn't appear to be...

    1- from the picture there doesn't appear to be the manufacturer required space between the house and the unit. (There is not variation between manufacturers so it really doesn't matter which brand)....
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    What impresses me the most about this post is the...

    What impresses me the most about this post is the observation that

    YOUR

    builder is wanting to take a cheaper route on

    YOUR

    house. Ahem, need I say it again?
  19. Load calculation must be performed in order to...

    Load calculation must be performed in order to determine the proper size required for maximum efficiency and comfort. There are no shortcuts.

    Irish
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    Puzzler, I did go to the site, and was aware of...

    Puzzler, I did go to the site, and was aware of the 'round tables' referred to. I guess what I proposed at the Comfortech was more of a "looking over the shoulders" of actual contractors in a...
  21. Welcome back. Life as you have previously...

    Welcome back.

    Life as you have previously known it has ceased to exist............Dad.

    all the a-holes here are still a-holes; we've just gotten more proficient at it.

    There is still a...
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    Suggestion: I would actually PAY for the...

    Suggestion:

    I would actually PAY for the 'results' associated with the following:

    Take a number of active participants from HVAC-Talk, and create a round table of sorts. Say a dozen...
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    Merry Christmas...............

    to all my friends and foes here at HVAC-Talk. Appreicate the fact that most of your have 'tolerated' me throughout the year and allowed me to voice my observations and opinions. Hopefully much of...
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    Adam, based on a review of your previous posts, I...

    Adam, based on a review of your previous posts, I would suggest two things:

    First, become familiar with a really nice feature on your computer called "spell check." Reading your post is like...
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    contact me and I should be able to help. contact...

    contact me and I should be able to help. contact info in profile.

    Irish
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    Anyone here will tell you; ask me what time it...

    Anyone here will tell you; ask me what time it is, and I'll tell you how to build a watch.

    The moisture on the duct work is a result of humidity condensing on the cold metal surface. Any other...
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    2 tons. As has been mentioned though, doesn't...

    2 tons. As has been mentioned though, doesn't mean yours is a 2-ton system. Match up with other components dictates ultimate capacity and efficiency. Certainly not a high end product as I believe...
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    I would strongly suggest looking at the G71MPV...

    I would strongly suggest looking at the G71MPV (Lennox) before making a decision, especially if you plan to be the home for a while. This is an amazing furnace as a qualified Lennox contractor...
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    Simple recommendation: If neither contractor was...

    Simple recommendation: If neither contractor was able to help distinguish their product or company from the other, then they did not do their job. Once the dust settles there should be a clear...
  30. Thread: HVAC

    by Irishmist
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    Of Course!!! Just apply the following...

    Of Course!!!

    Just apply the following formula.........

    For each # of r-22 that is required divide the number of rows of coils in the condensing unit into the height of the unit (in feet, not...
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    Based on what you have indicated, I would contact...

    Based on what you have indicated, I would contact the dealer you are most comfortable with, and inquire as to whether or not they will install equipment that you furnish. Don't be surprised and...
  32. Thread: HVAC

    by Irishmist
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    No DIY questions. see site rules. Irish If...

    No DIY questions. see site rules.

    Irish

    If you are asking as a result of what someone suggested on YOUR system or some such thing, you need to call a local professional and pose the question...
  33. well said shophound. I would venture to say that...

    well said shophound. I would venture to say that the founders of this site, would not wish to lump themselves with the many DIY sites that do provide that 'marginal' advice. I believe it is...
  34. WARNING.......WARNING.......WARNING........WARNING

    To the public that solicits information via this forum. There is no way to tell the level of expertise (if any) of the individual who provides you recommendations, advice, etc. in response to your...
  35. uva0224: Here is your chance to be a trend...

    uva0224: Here is your chance to be a trend 'setter' and not a follower.

    Just kidding.

    Believe it or not (it's true regardless) a heat pump can extract usable heat from the outdoor air even...
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    I can see this turning into the classic...

    I can see this turning into the classic situation..........

    Can't find a way or the time to do it now, but later, when it is a problem.....

    then you have to find the TIME AND THE WAY to replace...
  37. Only you can decide if it is a good enough system...

    Only you can decide if it is a good enough system for YOU.

    Why aren't you considering dual-fuel, i.e. heat pump in place of the air conditioning units?

    You may also want to consider using a...
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    defnitely replace the line set. If this is the...

    defnitely replace the line set. If this is the same system as you inquired about elsewhere, you are getting ready to invest a reasonable amount in the system. There is no reason to take a chance on...
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    Must be in "conditioned" space however you choose...

    Must be in "conditioned" space however you choose to make that happen.

    Simply think of it this way (in other words use some common sense):

    If you are producing water in an area that CAN or...
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    I currently have the Bryant Evolution in my home;...

    I currently have the Bryant Evolution in my home; the mirror image of the Carrier Infinity. I have a high efficiency 2-speed heat pump with high efficiency gas furnace for dual fuel application. I...
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    small change: thanks for the info. You are...

    small change: thanks for the info. You are exactly right. It is the second issue that has the baseball card collection attached.

    I will also check out some of those sites.

    Thanks again.
    ...
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    Sports Memorabilia............

    I am trying to find a buyer for a complete set of Sports Illustrated; the first 50 years. That's right from the first copy forward 50 years! My father was a charter subscriber and kept his...
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    also missing auxiliary drain pan w/ moisture...

    also missing auxiliary drain pan w/ moisture sensing switch.

    good to see all-thread with unistrut used as trapeze hangers as opposed to bent drive slides.

    Irish.
  44. banik: Just be sure the load calc is done BEFORE...

    banik: Just be sure the load calc is done BEFORE the job is installed. Finding out afterwards it is not the correct size doesn't make sense. AND, if the load calcs indicated a size OTHER than what...
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    :D

    :D
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    dcraighead: no one has asked what I thought...

    dcraighead: no one has asked what I thought would have been obvious.

    Which system does your CONTRACTOR recommend.

    Who gives HIM the best support enabling him to give you good support.
    ...
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    hvaclover: cheap and unfounded shot. looks as...

    hvaclover: cheap and unfounded shot. looks as though trog called you out, and rightfully so.

    a properly performed load calculation is a must before making ANY decision regarding size of either...
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    Not saying your not qualified, but no DIY...

    Not saying your not qualified, but no DIY questions are allowed in this area. See site rules.

    Correction: You can ask the questions, you just won't get an answer. We have to play by the rules...
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    rkhoury: you have probably answered your own...

    rkhoury: you have probably answered your own question and to be honest, the 10% +/- is probably reasonable; with everything else being equal.

    You will hear over and over the importance of...
  50. banik, hopefully you have picked up on the...

    banik, hopefully you have picked up on the concensus of the importance of performing a proper load calculation. The importance of this cannot be overstated. As of now, this is the ONLY definitive...
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