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    I was told "Management has been aware of this for...

    I was told "Management has been aware of this for over 1 year." Its sad when a multi-million dollar corporation wont fix an issue like this.

    Yes the seam is broken, buts its broken due to improper...
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    Can you find whats wrong?

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    Walking through an older commercial/industrial building.....

    Pics should be rotated 90
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    That is one of the reasons for this post, but...

    That is one of the reasons for this post, but everyone got their panties in a bunch over the concentric vent issue. the vent pipes are touching the flex AND they slope away from the unit. But I guess...
  4. Trane, American Standard, Texas Furnace come to...

    Trane, American Standard, Texas Furnace come to mind.
    Rheem, Ruud, Goodman, Lennox are also assembled in the States. If I am wrong I am sure I will be corrected shortly...
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    There is not much snow in this area, so that is...

    There is not much snow in this area, so that is not a concern, but if you read the install guides they say a min. 12" above snow line, so the snow line is the roof here, that puts the 12" from the...
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    My concern exactly. It extends over the roof...

    My concern exactly. It extends over the roof maybe 3" to 4" at the most.
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    Engineers are people who make mistakes, just ask...

    Engineers are people who make mistakes, just ask the airbag engineers with all the recalls. If engineers never make mistakes why do they issue service bulletins and recalls?

    Reread the thread, the...
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    Evey thing I have seen requires from 12" to 18"...

    Evey thing I have seen requires from 12" to 18" min. clearance, AND for it to extend above the roof line. Does anyone have the current code requirements for this?
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    If installed like in the guide, yes I see that....

    If installed like in the guide, yes I see that.
    Thank you, if you saw one installed with only about 2" of clearance to the roof, would you be concerned?
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    So this was doing purely for looks? Ok I guess...

    So this was doing purely for looks? Ok I guess certain home owners associations would require this. But shouldn't we as contractors do as instructed by the HO? Within codes etc...My concern comes...
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    Now to all who have replied, thank you for the...

    Now to all who have replied, thank you for the page from the manual. and thank you for your responses. The HO in question is actually my brother in law, they uses Lowe's and a local dealer because...
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    Who cares about the municipality. The float...

    Who cares about the municipality. The float switch on the coil prevents to furnace from getting water in it. This is an upflow install. Once or if the primary gets clogged, where does the water go? I...
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    I have informed the HO of what they have. The...

    I have informed the HO of what they have. The contractor has to go back out to fix other issues, wrong Tstat installed, and I believe there was something else they have to do. Again I was asked an...
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    Yes, but must be installed on the coil, not in...

    Yes, but must be installed on the coil, not in the package on the floor. There is a float switch on the pan under the furnace.
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    Lots of room. Furnace is installed in upflow to...

    Lots of room. Furnace is installed in upflow to blow air downstairs....
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    Can someone show me where Trane or any other...

    Can someone show me where Trane or any other brand endorses this product? What about venting requirements under building codes? And no just because it passed inspection does not make it approved. The...
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    Not my install nor my customer. So how am I doing...

    Not my install nor my customer. So how am I doing someone a disservice? I said it was a social call to someones house. They asked my opinion and I gave then an opinion. Last installation manual I...
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    I have but dont agree with it. Why take the risk?...

    I have but dont agree with it. Why take the risk? To save a roof hole? Fresh air in on its own is how the furnace is designed.
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    Trane XV95 new install

    Found this in an attic. Both the fresh air intake and the flue pipe tied together. Was there on a social visit.

    HO is supposed to call the installing contactor to fix....
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    https://youtu.be/T8YluAMCRT8

    https://youtu.be/T8YluAMCRT8
  21. I use it, it will only go up to 3/4". does a...

    I use it, it will only go up to 3/4". does a decent job and really fast.
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    Its not complete until installing contractor...

    Its not complete until installing contractor installs. Your supposed to put the install date on there..... :whistle:
  23. Thread: Malware

    by Artietech
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    FireFox and Chrome browers report back as UNSAFE...

    FireFox and Chrome browers report back as UNSAFE (no I cannot change security settings on PC) Malware reported site. IE 11 wont let me read past page 4 of this thread. Had to rest password, still the...
  24. Thread: ummm

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    those motors not designed to free blow... once...

    those motors not designed to free blow...
    once had a guy who wanted unit installed on patio blowing into the window....said he would build a "closet" for it later...return would have been 100%...
  25. Yeah stuff happens. Are you telling no one here...

    Yeah stuff happens. Are you telling no one here has received a condenser with zero pressure before? Or an evaporator missing the metering devise?
  26. Trane 13 seer, believe it was a 3.5t or 3 ton. 4

    Trane 13 seer, believe it was a 3.5t or 3 ton.
    4
  27. Actually I was burned once when I didn't check,...

    Actually I was burned once when I didn't check, so yes experience taught me to be cautious. I have also worked with wierdos who "make" a problem just to see if you catch it...
  28. This is why I check every unit before startup...

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    This is a new unit from factory. OD Fan was wired to HERM, not in picture I pulled it off before taking pic. Orange wire to compressor was wired to FAN.
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    Closed the year with this one: Call was No Heat....

    Closed the year with this one:
    Call was No Heat.
    Get there and board is locked out, according to flash code,4 flashes on a Philco (Nordyne) "Failed ignition. Check ground." Well 'ground consist of...
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    https://youtu.be/99j0zLuNhi8 When my...

    https://youtu.be/99j0zLuNhi8


    When my daughter was born this song came out, really stuck with me ever since. We had been trying for 10 yrs prior and then boom...
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    Once upon a time I looked into Aeroseal, way to...

    Once upon a time I looked into Aeroseal, way to expensive to get set up as a dealer. Did their price go down? Do they still have quotas you have to meet?
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    Awesome light show, and yes some people do have...

    Awesome light show, and yes some people do have too much time on their hands....
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    From the Netflix show Peaky Blinders: ...

    From the Netflix show Peaky Blinders:

    https://youtu.be/2kfx80H3N1g
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    PHM, it appears you and I are kindred spirits....

    PHM, it appears you and I are kindred spirits. There is good music and bad music in EVERY genre. Just because its not my norm doesn't make it trash. I listen to most music, I prefer Rock, love the...
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    X2. Amen brother!

    X2. Amen brother!
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    Song is about the singers father who served in...

    Song is about the singers father who served in Vietnam. PTSD is a very stong demon. Believe me, I am Christian with a very strong faith. Music to me is just to pass the time.
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    Hey. Its dry under there doesn't count plus looks...

    Hey. Its dry under there doesn't count plus looks clean. Where are the spiders?
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    https://youtu.be/x0FAosDi4XA One of my all...

    https://youtu.be/x0FAosDi4XA

    One of my all time favorites....
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    Youtube quality videos

    Look up SkyHeating, TitusHVAC, JGKopp these should get you started
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    In memory of Scott Weiland ...

    In memory of Scott Weiland

    https://youtu.be/OibNcmZcF3k
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    that is funny, thank you!

    that is funny, thank you!
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    Beck: Loser https://youtu.be/YgSPaXgAdzE

    Beck: Loser

    https://youtu.be/YgSPaXgAdzE
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    https://youtu.be/PIh2xe4jnpk Don't you love...

    https://youtu.be/PIh2xe4jnpk

    Don't you love mystery links? Wont know till you click...
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    Care to elaborate? I know its not old school rock...

    Care to elaborate? I know its not old school rock or folk. But why is it bad? the style or the lyrics? I pretty much listen to all music, but prefer Rock.
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    Shinedown Cut the Cord ...

    Shinedown
    Cut the Cord

    https://youtu.be/9itwt_opsvQ
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    Lets see if this works: Ritchie Valens: Oh...

    Lets see if this works:
    Ritchie Valens: Oh Donna


    https://youtu.be/gNeeu6_e6oQ


    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gNeeu6_e6oQ" frameborder="0"...
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    You can also use a Crossbow tubing bender from...

    You can also use a Crossbow tubing bender from Uniweld, it will bend 1 1/8" soft copper.
    http://uniweld.com/en/news-releases/23-crossbow-tube-bender
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    Duct?

    Duct?
  49. Thread: Wow

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    Can you run it in the chimney out the hole in the...

    Can you run it in the chimney out the hole in the roof? Is the fireplace operational, is it used at all?
    If that's a nono, then run new flue separate from the chimney.
  50. Lowest bidder for sure, maybe on the members...

    Lowest bidder for sure, maybe on the members friends...This is why conflict of interest policies should be put in place...its sad, really sad. Where was this at? most courts cases are public...
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