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    Hi Joe, it is not actually a schrader valve that...

    Hi Joe, it is not actually a schrader valve that is in the can. There is a scoop in the water stream that collects the air. When enough air has been collected, the float releases the air through the...
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    what model ?

    What model and how much ?
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    20 minutes later it shuts off

    I am working on a Lennox FP and the complaint is that the FP goes out after 20 minutes or so. Sure enough, I turn it on and read the paper, 20 min or so later off it goes. I hit the wall switch and...
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    Lennox FP Thermocouple

    Does any one know where I can get a TC for a Lennox FP. I tried my local supplier but all they have for a FP thermocouple has ridges that wont allow it to go into the pilot assembly.
  5. Thread: Mini split

    by dynamic098
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    Wall Bracket

    I use wall brackets when I mount them. I really like the wall brackets as they can mount at any height. The company that sells Fortress line hide is te same that sells the wall brackets.

    I like...
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    Do not use it

    The problem with using a water pex is, that it is lacking an oxygen barrier. As a system ages, the oxygen in the system depletes. That is why the water becomes what is known as "dead water". A number...
  7. Where in NH are you ?

    Where are you located ? I am in NH and may be able to assist you.

    Danimal - There are a lot of advantages that System 2000 has to offer. I have taken the time to go to one of the training classes...
  8. No to 80%

    Can you put an electric baseboard strip in the room with a 40 degree thermostat ? That is what I am doing in my mechanical room in garage. Then80% will kill you in fuel consumption.
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    Check out

    Intellidyne HW+ control, this is one of the energy managers that are available. I have installed many of these controlsd and I have found the average savings for my customers to be above 25%. This...
  10. Adjust the water feeder

    If you have an automatic water feeder, you can adjust that down. You really only need around 12psi. One psi will lift water 2.31 feet-at least those are the numbers I remember. at 30 psi you would be...
  11. Check valves ?

    Are those check valves on the returns, between the drains and the ball valves ?
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    Use a condensate pump

    Drain into condensate pump, when filled it will pump it out under pressure. Then continue to cycle same way. I use this whenever I run into a condensate freezing issue. Pump corrects it every time.
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    Where is it located ?

    Where is this unit located ? What has the outdoor temps been at during this time ? How much are they paying for propane per gallon ? What is the indoor temperature they are trying to obtain ? What is...
  14. BTU's

    138,000 btu's for one gallon of oil, 92,000 for one gallon of propane.

    Even at 70 percent efficient on oil, you still get more heat than with propane.

    My advice, stick with oil, put the money...
  15. That is all I use now

    I stock them on my truck. I really like the idea of being able to check the last 15 cycles, and why the boiler shut down. They are helpful in troubleshooting cad cell issues. It shows the ohms...
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    MJS

    Those quality guys are hard to find...Write the check...
  17. Back in the 80's

    Back in the 80's there were a lot of V-8 powered mud trucks, now look around.

    Why would you just replace old with new without doing a heat loss/gain on the home. When fuel was cheap 175,000 btu...
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    Portland Group

    Manchester NH. I also have a friend that is a dealer. What are you looking for ?
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    Rubbish !!

    Boy, some contractors should spend more time in training classes. I hate hearing these types of things....

    My advice to you is to keep interviewing. This situation is just like those car...
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    There is a whole lot more

    that goes into an install than just the boiler. Googling the boiler does not tell the whole picture. Perhaps you could ask the contractor. I would have no problem discussing a quote with a potential...
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    Just remember

    If you decide based on price, you will get what you pay for, and how will you know what orners were cut to get to the price ? If you decide based on feelings and referrals of the contractor you will...
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    Buderus

    I would choose the Buderus. The USA factory is in Londonderry NH, as a tradesman, I feel comfortable knowing that parts are more than plentiful. I also like the fact that there is more water content...
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    Buderus boiler ?

    I have seen the rust colored soot in Buderus boilers with Riello burners. I don't believe it is specific to Riello.
  24. Installed second

    I will be finishing up my second Acadia unit tomorrow. So far all seems pretty impressive. However, they are going through a MAJOR in-house shakeup right now, they have lost many people, and 2 of the...
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    Zoned boiler systems

    Zoned boiler systems are almost always oversized. Short cycling occurs much more often because lets say zone one has 15,000 btu's of heating element. Not enough for a 100,000 btu's. You can help a...
  26. New To This

    Are you located in NH ?

    There is no requirement for buried tanks in NH. I would advocate against buried oil tanks. It is the same with Propane, they are not required to be buried. Where is the...
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    Both ICP

    Tempstar and ArcoAire are both International Comfort Products, products.
    I agree with Seaton, contractor first....
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    Buderus-- you have the ability to use their...

    Buderus-- you have the ability to use their logamatic control for outdoor sensor.
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    Heat Anticipator ?

    Is this a zone valve system ?
  30. SOG

    I have a SOG..I can purchase different blades from there website and customize it to my liking. It would be nice of Leatherman offered the same.
    A whole host of replacable blades so you could...
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    Do you still have ?

    Do you still have ?
  32. dsilvest

    dsilvest, where are you located ? Can you get me an email address to contact you ? I am getting ready to install an Acadia system.
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    Use Tape

    Use tape if you need to show primer for a nice, neat, and clean line. I show primer here and that is what I do. A roll of cheap painters tape works awesome.
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    Hepservice

    What part of NH are you from ?
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    VG 60 connection

    I purchased a Supco VG60 vac gauge and I have it set up on the tee on my JB vac pump. I am questioning the connection because I cannot get it to register a vacuum. Sometimes the first light comes on...
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    I tried

    I tried one some time ago, but I found that I like the tape measure better. I found myself getting incorrect measurements with the electonic one. It doesn't do well against insulation either,...
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    Dash

    Dash, is there a brand name to that aerosol ? I could not get to it throughthe link you sent. I would be very interested as well. Thanks
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    Leaving soap

    Leaving the soap bubbles is bad because it is corrosive. You are supposed to flush clean with water and wipe off. Also it only takes a minute to wipe a joint of the sealant, there is no excuse.
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    Why so much

    Why so much joint compound ?
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    Still available

    Still available..
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    How many plugs will I need to test this ? No, I...

    How many plugs will I need to test this ? No, I have never tested a Pulse. I am in a pickle though, my customer has this furnace and no one local to deal with it. I am capable of handling this...
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    Yes

    Yes, it is still for sale. I am asking $550.00 for it. If you are interested let me know.

    Bob
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    Can you

    Can you tell us how many loops of tubing that you have ? How many pipes do you see coming to the manifold ? What size are those pipes, perhaps you can read the size on the tubing. If you can also...
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    Wanted......Lennox

    I am looking for a Lennox Pulse furnace pressure test kit. I have one customer with one of these furnaces and I need to test their chamber. I am having a hard time finding a kit. I found one online...
  45. I think I know

    I think that I know the brand....ICP right???? That is a low pressure switch, it shuts the furnace down when the propane pressure falls. It comes in the LP conversion kits.
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    Complete Combustion Analyzer

    I have a complete combustion analyzer for sale.

    Use TPI analyzers to test flue gases in gas and oil fired equipment including high efficiency furnaces and condensing boilers. Measure CO, O2, and...
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    Good one

    I have a couple of plumber friends that play pranks on one another. Well one of them took a bite of the others donut and put it back in the bag.

    Well when he found his donut half eaten he decided...
  48. Thread: testo 523

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    Standard delivery

    This was my first of many purchases through TrueTech tools and I've got to say that was easy. I ordered over internet, received a confirmation firstthing Monday, and then received shipping...
  49. Thread: testo 523

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    I just got mine

    I ordered my new 523 1st generation on Sunday night from Truetech tools and it arrived on Wednesday. Used it for the first time today and can only wonder why it took me so long to get one. It was so...
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    Testo 523 1st gen or 2nd?

    I am going to purchase a digital manifold and I am wondering what the differences are between the Testo 523 1st generation and the 2nd are. Up here in NH, I only charge roughly 20 units a year, so I...
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