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  1. Thread: trane question

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    thanks for the reply's the new house builder...

    thanks for the reply's

    the new house builder got it fixed and told us that the thermostat was for a gas pack unit vs HP and a lot of other made up crap.
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    yes i kn, but that doesnt ans my question

    yes i kn, but that doesnt ans my question
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    heat pump Temp rise vs SEER

    anyone have access to a chart that shows; (heat mode)

    Temp rise VS SEER numbers
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    Like Gross said for ex my house is well...

    Like Gross said
    for ex my house is well insulated and tight,, i feel comfortable without aux heat until 12 deg or so,,(and my rheam produces high 70's temp at that oat)
    i have added a sw on my...
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    every leader in washington needs to understand...

    every leader in washington needs to understand what it takes to make a payroll week after week before getting elected.
  6. Thread: trane question

    by cobradb
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    trane question

    new trane 2.5 ton heat pump
    a friend as me to look at a new house they were to buy,,walked in (oat 80 deg) and the house was so hot we could not breathe,, thermo said cool but it was heating and i...
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    should have said liquid line temp and saturation...

    should have said liquid line temp and saturation temp abt the same. 105
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    york split question,subcool response

    2ton 15 yr old york split HP; txv; accumulator
    cooling look good but i decided to check my unit white the september heat was hot.

    Out amb 95, humidity 40
    press; 77, 225
    saturation temp 105 ...
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    I sat thru a dept of energy program on attic...

    I sat thru a dept of energy program on attic ventilation,, some i agreed with and some i didnt

    anyway they have data (and i dont have my hands on it now) that shows moisture is more important than...
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    dont feel rejected,, it makes some feel better...

    dont feel rejected,, it makes some feel better when they can vent,,, but the rules are there for a reason,,, i give you an A for effort.
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    not trying to be a smart ass but --if i were a...

    not trying to be a smart ass but --if i were a home owner and saw this diagnostic trail i would ask if i needed a new comp?
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    what is cost vs PTAC,,,20% more?

    what is cost vs PTAC,,,20% more?
  13. Thread: Heat pumps

    by cobradb
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    never understood why people dont let the pump and...

    never understood why people dont let the pump and thermostat work,, my 13 seer balance point is about 12 deg F, then it runs all the time,, but my house is well insulated and sealed by me. AT 12-15 f...
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    charging charts, experience, a little common sense

    charging charts, experience, a little common sense
  15. Thread: Flame sensors

    by cobradb
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    Flame sensors

    as i understand it- most flame sensors use the flame to send a signal to ground for the board to process the sequence.

    is this signal a DC pulse produced from the flame?
    thanks
  16. propane (LP) produces (H20) water during...

    propane (LP) produces (H20) water during combustion, hopefully most is vented out,, dont kn the gas u are using
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    coil corrosion protection

    what are the exp and opinions on using chem on evaporators for corr protection? Any sig efficiency change?

    thanks
    db
  18. Thread: our leaders

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    our leaders

    When i heard on the new about congress talking about their pay i thought of this
    one of our founding fathers said
    " when people find they can vote themselves money it will herald the end of the...
  19. rumor has it that Elvis has obama's B Certificate

    rumor has it that Elvis has obama's B Certificate
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    Filters

    have done some building i can tell you that one of the big mistakes is cutting the filter opening too small and then have the owner put in a closed/tight filter.

    as stated before on here this is...
  21. Thread: Rheem delta t

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    Rheem delta t

    Calling Rheem meisters

    does any one know the delta t (ambient vs coil temp) for Rheem.

    3 ton 13 seer R22 package 72f indoor

    i have changed defrost board (seems to work fine until hi...
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    jfx see the pict,, if you kn what you're doing...

    jfx
    see the pict,, if you kn what you're doing you can add a sw in series with the aux wire,, assuming the control board controls the aux heat during defrost.. and you sw it to aux when it gets ......
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    if you dont have anyway to measure air...

    if you dont have anyway to measure air flow,,comparing filters this is what i would do

    for years i have used the cheap see thru filters and sprayed with end dust,, spray couple of times,,i do have...
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    Like Ball said plus they all have cost...

    Like Ball said
    plus they all have cost reductions and process changes along the way that can effect quality
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    thanks to all who responded this unit is for...

    thanks to all who responded

    this unit is for the upstairs which is not occupied and has been set at 63. yes my old school books stated 65 is the min for heat pump intake,, but that book is 15 yrs...
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    Min intake temp recommedation

    what is the recommend MIN INTAKE TEMP (for good efficiency) for heat pump in the heat mode with winter temps?
    my book says 65f but im not sure.

    2 ton R22 york split seer 10

    thanks
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    Good for Ohio i once worked in mexico and...

    Good for Ohio

    i once worked in mexico and visited a number of times,,, 15 yrs ago

    what we see here are the criminals and the very low class (some have good intentions and some are just drunks...
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    corny check out Miracle Mineral Solution,,(now...

    corny
    check out Miracle Mineral Solution,,(now sold as water purification drops because of the FDA) or search by Jim Humble

    i dont leave home without it,,, taking it for several yrs,, it been...
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    dont spend any time thinking about big Al... he...

    dont spend any time thinking about big Al... he has basically screwed himself with some of his actions,,,
    he will emerge again when he can bring attention to himself,, he loves attention,, ask his...
  30. Thread: synthetic oil

    by cobradb
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    my experience is this; stock engines using...

    my experience is this;
    stock engines using today's reg oil will last 300k plus if maintained

    if ur driving stock engine extreme go with syn oil

    if ur building a race engine you have to build...
  31. Thread: quit smokin

    by cobradb
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    the last comment is it... its at least 50%...

    the last comment is it... its at least 50% mental,, been free for many yrs.
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    ok on hunter fans,, fan out lived the remote with...

    ok on hunter fans,, fan out lived the remote with it.
  33. Thread: A/C filters

    by cobradb
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    does anyone know of air flow test related to the...

    does anyone know of air flow test related to the "closed looking filters" that claim removal of everything.
    thanks
  34. have you tried to do a manual defrost from the...

    have you tried to do a manual defrost from the board?
    i moved my ambient sensor out side to help get a quicker defrost but if ur under warranty cant monkey with that unless they dont know about it.
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    thanks for the reply BL yea, ive been charting...

    thanks for the reply BL
    yea, ive been charting the temp's, still getting a 14-16 deg bump up with deep defrost on coil,so i cant complain about that at 25 OAT

    thanks
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    Rheem 3ton 13 R22-- defrost cycle issue

    changed defrost board with the 2 sensors

    still i question why it misses the defrost cycle,,

    oat 27 with light snow,, goes for 2-3 hours or longer with frost so deep the fins are not visible...
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    here is my take on quality of heat pump units ...

    here is my take on quality of heat pump units

    i worked as and engineer and quality mgr in the mfg business of havac for some years.
    just like anything on the market, hvac companies can show good...
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    set the blower speed to the recommended settings...

    set the blower speed to the recommended settings and fix the other problems for air flow.
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    Heat pump noise issue

    The noise is basically caused by the thin metal and the lack of power bends in the metal to make it stronger,(assuming the fan is in balance), if your not mechanically empowered u'll need help, if...
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    my rheem / rudd experience-late model units ...

    my rheem / rudd experience-late model
    units

    thin enclosure materials leads to top panel vibrating especially when frost occurs and the fan cannot pull air the normal way, loose side panel...
  41. Same madness went around when auto's went to 134...

    Same madness went around when auto's went to 134 from 12,,, in the end the R12 oil just was NOT picked up in 134,, the only problem it took up volume.. in the end
    ONE TEST IS WORTH MANY OPINIONS....
  42. Wrapping bulb on suction line, Rheem left it open

    Thanks for a good forum, my first visit,, been out of the business for some years to chase another career.

    Anyway, While chasing a slow leak on my Rheem (i installed it 3yrs ago-3ton package heat...
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