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  1. Could they have used one of the R22 replacement...

    Could they have used one of the R22 replacement refrigerants instead of using off the shelf R22? I have heard in the past of some R22 substitutes which were flammable.
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    NC is non union. I've worked for a company in...

    NC is non union. I've worked for a company in Raleigh, Durham area years ago where commercial techs were paid $25 + per hour, depending on experience. I now live in Wilmington, NC and the techs are...
  3. Sounds like it may be a set up issue with the...

    Sounds like it may be a set up issue with the tstat / unit. I work for a Trane, Comfort Specialist Dealer in Wilmington, NC. We have installed many XL19i and if you are in our area (New Hanover,...
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    We've seen this with a Ruud, UPNE heat pump. ...

    We've seen this with a Ruud, UPNE heat pump. Make sure your contractor gets in touch with Trane Factory Tech so they can study the problem in the field. Ruud thought we were crazy when we came up...
  5. Trane's TCONT803AS32DA tstat. It was designed...

    Trane's TCONT803AS32DA tstat. It was designed for that system.
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    Call Jimmy Kennovin(sp?) with Deluxe Home Comfort...

    Call Jimmy Kennovin(sp?) with Deluxe Home Comfort out of Garner. He is a smaller, family owned and operated business who does quality work. You can find his phone # in the yellow pages.
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    Where is your air handler located? Crawl space,...

    Where is your air handler located? Crawl space, basement, attic? Are the ducts new or were they existing from a previous system? Also, what part the country do you live? Is it a humid area?
  8. As far as I know. The only difference between...

    As far as I know. The only difference between the TWE and 2TEE model #'s were just a change in the model # itself. They are the same ahu.
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    TWE031E13F 31,000 2.5 43 21.5 21 TWE037E13F...

    TWE031E13F 31,000 2.5 43 21.5 21
    TWE037E13F 37,000 3.0 45 23.5 21
    TWE040E13F 40,000 3.0 52 26 21
    TWE049E13F 49,000 4.0 58 26 21
    TWE065E13F 65,000 5.0 63 26 21
    TWE062E13F 64,000 5.0 63 26 21...
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    As a Trane dealer we have sold extended...

    As a Trane dealer we have sold extended warranties up to 1 year after the equipment was installed and started. Trane usaully requires that a Trane dealer certifies that the equipment is in good...
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    Probably have over 100 installed with no screen...

    Probably have over 100 installed with no screen issues.
  12. Sounds like the Bryant contractor is rating the...

    Sounds like the Bryant contractor is rating the unit on output BTU's and the Carrier contractor on input BTU's. Furnace that produces 70,000 btuh input at 80% afue will produce around 56,000 btuh...
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    You may want to check Lee Air Conditioners in...

    You may want to check Lee Air Conditioners in Durham, NC. I worked for them several years ago before relocating to the beach. They are a strong residential, commercial and industrial contractor in...
  14. Thread: xl14i tstat

    by beachhvac
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    Use Trane's, TCONT803AS32DA. It is the same...

    Use Trane's, TCONT803AS32DA. It is the same tstat as the Honeywell VisionPro with a few more features added. It will also be covered under the Trane warranty. I installed about 50 of these tstats...
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    what size auxiliary heater is in the ahu. should...

    what size auxiliary heater is in the ahu. should be at least a 15kw.
  16. have you looked at fixing the drainage problem...

    have you looked at fixing the drainage problem that causes water to get into the crawl space when it rains. All the work done can't keep the crawl space dry if everytime it rains hard, more water...
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    Did anyone check to make sure the sizing of the...

    Did anyone check to make sure the sizing of the existing refrigerant piping was the correct size for the new Amana systems? There is more to using the same copper piping than just refrigerant type.
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    Stamas.... I guess we are lucky in eastern nc...

    Stamas.... I guess we are lucky in eastern nc that the trane dso stocks the filters. We also have Brady Trane and D&L Supply who also has access to the filters. For a cheaper alternative to...
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    Actually Bulcher, you asked... "If anyone knows...

    Actually Bulcher, you asked... "If anyone knows where on line the Trane filters are available at a discount the info would be appreciated."

    That is what I was trying to help you with. You would...
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    Which state and town are you located? Maybe I...

    Which state and town are you located? Maybe I can direct you to a Trane Distibutor.
  21. Thread: Dry air

    by beachhvac
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    no need for alarm, but is there a chance it is a...

    no need for alarm, but is there a chance it is a boiler system and could there be a mold issue. There was a case of improperly installed boiler system in the dorms at North Carolina Central...
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    The system I described above is R22. You always...

    The system I described above is R22. You always need to make sure that the copper sizes are correct for the specific system and line length. Your contractor should know what size to install. If he...
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    Goodman, GSH14042-1A, 3-1/2 ton, Heat Pump...

    Goodman, GSH14042-1A, 3-1/2 ton, Heat Pump
    Goodman, AEPF4260-1A, Variable Speed Air Handler
    Goodman, TX5N2, TXV
    This combination is a 3-1/2 ton, 15 SEER, ARI matched system. ARI # 1031664.
    Heat...
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    last time I heard a trane system make a gurgling...

    last time I heard a trane system make a gurgling noise in the refrigerant lines it was over charged which also caused the compressor to make a thud noise when it shut down. this was on an older 11...
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    You only picked out certain issues of my post...

    You only picked out certain issues of my post that you have covered. Does your state or county require permits to replace this equipment. In my area they are required. Also, in my area and many...
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    Some things you may want to consider...... does...

    Some things you may want to consider...... does your state or county require a mechanical / electrical permit, is the installer required to be licenced and do you need more than just a condensor,...
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    My suggestion is call a Trane Comfort Specialist...

    My suggestion is call a Trane Comfort Specialist Dealer to come out and set up the air handler and system correctly. You may have to pay some out of pocket, but in the long run, the system will...
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    Carrier's "The Blue Book". Call your local...

    Carrier's "The Blue Book". Call your local Carrier office. Has info on most hvac manufacturers model #'s including btu's, seer, afue and manufacture date ranges
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    Why not change out the line? Or is it impossible.

    Why not change out the line? Or is it impossible.
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    Are you saying that they put a Nordyne coil in a...

    Are you saying that they put a Nordyne coil in a Trane air handler?
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    Go Hurricanes!

    Go Hurricanes!
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    Also the ahu should be a 4TEE3F37 or 40. The...

    Also the ahu should be a 4TEE3F37 or 40. The TWE-E ahu is for R22 systems, not R410a.
  33. Is this vacation home near the beach? One thing...

    Is this vacation home near the beach? One thing for people to consider about R22 vs R410a is that the R22 equipment will no longer be manufactured after 2010. If you are at the coast, its not...
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    Also need to make sure old refrigerant piping is...

    Also need to make sure old refrigerant piping is the correct size for the new equipment. If not, there's no doubt you would have to replace the lines.
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    Nothing beats a Trane on the beach. I've tried...

    Nothing beats a Trane on the beach. I've tried other manufacturers with their sea coast units and it still doesn't beat Trane in salt air.
  36. Thread: R410A or R22

    by beachhvac
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    One thing to consider is that R22 equipment will...

    One thing to consider is that R22 equipment will no longer be manufactured after 2010 (4 years away). You won't be able to just replace one of the pieces of equipment after 2010. Just a premature...
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    Shouldn't the air intake for venting be minimum 1...

    Shouldn't the air intake for venting be minimum 1 foot off the ground. With Trane furnaces, they require the inlet to be minimum 12" above nomally expected snow fall level. In areas where you get...
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    What make and type duel fuel system. Heat Pump...

    What make and type duel fuel system. Heat Pump condenser with furnace or duel fuel package unit? What model vision pro tstat did they put in? Did they install an outdoor temperature sensor?
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    Code in my area would dictate a minumum of 600 sq...

    Code in my area would dictate a minumum of 600 sq in for a 3 ton system. Example 20x30. Which falls in line with manufacturers recommendations.
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    r 22 systems become obsolete this year or spring...

    r 22 systems become obsolete this year or spring next year!

    hahahahaha i hope you got the old 10 yr p&l! better hope r22 system doesnt die!
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    This may be redundant, but you need to check the...

    This may be redundant, but you need to check the variable speed set up to make sure all the switches are correct for the application / equipment. You need to check the ductwork to make sure it is...
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    Size the system for the whole house and add a...

    Size the system for the whole house and add a zone system to controls the 2 floors seperatly. This will help to better condition the house in both heating and cooling seasons.
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    Did you change out the duct system with the new...

    Did you change out the duct system with the new equipment. If not, you may need to insulate the duct better. This will help the outside of the ducts from getting too cold and producing condensation...
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    Trane XLi systems will have a 10 year parts...

    Trane XLi systems will have a 10 year parts warranty. I haven't sold Carrier for a few years, but I think their Infinity Systems only have a 5 year parts warranty. I always did like the Carrier...
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    check to see if the filter is somewhere else. If...

    check to see if the filter is somewhere else. If it is a split system. Condensor outside and ahu or furnace / coil inside, the filter may be attached to the ahu or furnace / coil in a filter rack.
  46. Thread: Hot Upstairs

    by beachhvac
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    Yellowdot has got it right. Put a mechanical 2 -...

    Yellowdot has got it right. Put a mechanical 2 - zone zoning system in so you can have a seperate thermostat to control the 2nd floor. It's code now in my area...A long time coming.
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    Black Adder - If you don't have anything...

    Black Adder - If you don't have anything constructive to say, then why waste everyones time.

    Mellison - I have been in install, sales and design for many years working for manufacturers,...
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    I agree with millerman. Best system would be a...

    I agree with millerman. Best system would be a 13 Seer Heat Pump Condensor with an 80% Variable Speed or 2 Stage Gas Furnace. Heat Pump would provide heat until the outdoor temp got below around 45...
  49. Trane has a 14 and 16 Seer Gas Pack with Variable...

    Trane has a 14 and 16 Seer Gas Pack with Variable Speed for Humidity Control. XL1400 or XL1600. More info at Trane.com You may want to consider replacing the duct system with a new completely...
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