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    Just one head although I enterained the idea of...

    Just one head although I enterained the idea of (2) heads with one outdoor unit.
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    Simple Mini Split System question?

    Guys simple question that I can't find the answer tonight so I thought I would just ask. A stand (2) ton mini split with indoor head how far will the inside head throw air say across a room. I am...
  3. What size drive is your furnace? If you have a...

    What size drive is your furnace? If you have a (3) ton drive with furnace common, paired with (3) ton coil and (2.5) ton condenser. The installer can adjust the speed of the blower to match the...
  4. For dust I would start with looking at the duct...

    For dust I would start with looking at the duct system supply side and see if there are any leaks that can pulling the dust into the the system and then blowing it into the home? If so the duct...
  5. Let me state how I explain to customers to how to...

    Let me state how I explain to customers to how to run there system when paired with clean effects (I also have one for my home). My wife and daughter also have bad allergie problems.

    The air...
  6. With your comparison of ford vs BMW they both...

    With your comparison of ford vs BMW they both offer base, mid range and top of the line model cars just like any Pieace of equipment sold like the Trane you have listed.

    That is a base model...
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    No gas access to my home its total electic so I...

    No gas access to my home its total electic so I choose to go heat pump and variable speed air handler yeilding 15.75 seer rating.

    Electric bill use to be $200-250 before proper sized was...
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    Having too much work compaired to not having...

    Having too much work compaired to not having enough is a good problem to have! It sounds likes its time to expand in which hiring more people is the next logical move.

    The treat is to hire...
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    In my 1784 square foot home built in 1978, I have...

    In my 1784 square foot home built in 1978, I have done some major repairs to get the load down.

    Changed out my old double pane metal windows to double pane vinyl with low e and argon, added more...
  10. In moblie homes regardless if double wide or...

    In moblie homes regardless if double wide or single the ductwork is often a problem by design. The equipment to be installed should be rated for moblie home applacition with high static fan motor to...
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    Agreed! Payne/carrier, Goodman, Trane and rheem...

    Agreed! Payne/carrier, Goodman, Trane and rheem also are just a phone call away.
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    Emerson motors in my opion are great products. ...

    Emerson motors in my opion are great products. We switched to them about 2 years ago for repairs over gem tech motors that we used for few years. The reason we switched was the gem techs motors...
  13. Out of all the years I have done hvac work, I can...

    Out of all the years I have done hvac work, I can say that I have never replaced a compressor or any other major part on a ptac unit.

    Why the cost to do so is 1/2 if not more then installing a...
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    I agree with tigerdunes on this but its your...

    I agree with tigerdunes on this but its your choose. 14.5 vs 16 seer is better but $500 credit might be worth it to you?

    Personal I have never installed a gam5 air handler! Why because the TAM7...
  15. As others have stated it more cost effective in...

    As others have stated it more cost effective in southern climates to install a 80% furance over 90% plus furnace. This is due to mild winters and the ROI in those areas don't support the extra cost...
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    Here is the set I believe you have. 5918099...

    Here is the set I believe you have.


    5918099

    TEM3A0B30S31+TDR - air handler.

    4TTB6030- a/c unit.

    900 cfm rated at
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    If you paid for the gam5 air handler which has...

    If you paid for the gam5 air handler which has high eff. Motor compaired to the TEM which is just the plan PSE MOTOR.

    It's not that the TEM is bad air handler but its basic compaired to Gam5...
  18. Thread: Heat Load

    by duckman06
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    Glad to hear you figured it out. But if you plan...

    Glad to hear you figured it out. But if you plan to use wrightsoft I would suggest training on it not the other.
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    Both the model numbers for air handlers are for...

    Both the model numbers for air handlers are for either or. Meaning weather it's Trane or American standard the models are the same. While idk why they would quote you Trane condensers and use...
  20. Thread: Heat Load

    by duckman06
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    I am filmier with the heat load software you are...

    I am filmier with the heat load software you are using... I would say I have used many over the years and by far the easiest in my opion to use and learn is wrightsoft moblie manual j.

    It...
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    That's what I was wondering also. Here mr....

    That's what I was wondering also. Here mr. Homeowner you can choose either a (4) or (5) ton system you choose which one you think you need. Talk about confusing for a homeowner!
  22. Man what a plan by him talk big and bad about his...

    Man what a plan by him talk big and bad about his company at the time would address all issues and promised the world to book a sale. Then turn it over to a install crew to make it work!

    I see...
  23. Good way of explaining the problem that most...

    Good way of explaining the problem that most homeowners run into with some companies not all. Sad but the number of companies that don't understand or care to about duct system sizing along with...
  24. 90% closing ratio? Wow that's the best I have...

    90% closing ratio? Wow that's the best I have every heard of. 1st company went out of business? May explain why he closed 90% of sales?
  25. Agree with both on all but If the orginal poster...

    Agree with both on all but If the orginal poster just had this Trane units installed this year then unless he found some old stock ones or his dealer had them they are going to be single stage not 2...
  26. Agreed!!! This would also be my recommdation. ...

    Agreed!!! This would also be my recommdation. Why pay extra $ to have electrical work done to pull circuit for heat pack when you already have hydronic heat? Hydronic heat is cheaper to operate...
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    Now that's some great advice! Listen to udarrell...

    Now that's some great advice! Listen to udarrell on this one he has provided the specs for the system on how it should not be working and how it should be working.

    Improper setup of equipment is...
  28. You need to contact local contractors to see what...

    You need to contact local contractors to see what say about doing it in phases.

    I will say this I have installed a 1-3 head mini split on phases because the outdoor unit is designed for 3 heads...
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    Agree with Beenthere! What is the model # of the...

    Agree with Beenthere! What is the model # of the furnace? The indoor model # you listed is the inside coil. Which is a (3) ton coil. The furnace is more then lickly if Trane a XE78 or XE80 if the...
  30. I will say this Ameristar systems are for low...

    I will say this Ameristar systems are for low budget applications for say homeowner is low on funds and of has rental property.

    We have had great success with Ameristar in this applications but...
  31. Sounds like this could be the cause as Beenthere...

    Sounds like this could be the cause as Beenthere stated. 1st doesn't move as much cfm/air as 2nd stage so if only staying in 1st stage it would be normal for air flow to be less.

    Call the...
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    You are correct this fourm is designed to help...

    You are correct this fourm is designed to help people with problems, dessions etc... What you have posted is very limted on info on what is going with the system other then the current system is...
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    Best course of action would be to contact another...

    Best course of action would be to contact another hvac company to come and review over the system and see what's going on. Ask family, friends etc. who they use and get referrals from them.
  34. Thread: Error 158

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    What is the model # of the heat pump and air...

    What is the model # of the heat pump and air handler? What thermostat do you have? Post this and let us see if we can help.

    The company that put it in should have access to the systems error...
  35. I have installed serval gree mini splits with 0...

    I have installed serval gree mini splits with 0 problems. Matter of fact installing one today for homeowner that wants his master bedroom at a certain temp and didn't want to invest in upgrading...
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    Also agree with others never heard or seen a code...

    Also agree with others never heard or seen a code that mandates you to have to change out ducts in your home on retrofit application.

    Did the installer mention if the current ductwork is...
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    I think it's a great idea if you have the setup...

    I think it's a great idea if you have the setup for it. I just changed out a system that only used hot water through a heating coil to heat the home in one area.

    The customer built his home on...
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    40,000 btu's = (2) ton drive 60,000 btu's =...

    40,000 btu's = (2) ton drive

    60,000 btu's = (2.5-3) ton drive

    80,000 btu's = (3-4) Ton drive

    100,000 btu = (5) ton drive

    120,000-140,000 = (5) ton drive
  39. Dirty filter could cause the compressor to fail...

    Dirty filter could cause the compressor to fail but more lickly a combo of undersized supply and return combined with dirty filter could be a very possiable cause of failure?

    On a XL16 there are...
  40. Curious was there any other problems since the...

    Curious was there any other problems since the install with the system? We can talk prices here per site rules. Did he give you a reason for the failure or possiable cause? Old saying is...
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    Agreed!

    Agreed!
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    Beenthere is correct I have on work computer a...

    Beenthere is correct I have on work computer a piping sizing software program that I use on a regular bases. It takes the guess work out and shows real world applcations.

    Actual the pipe sizing...
  43. I would not but a tam8 commicating air handler...

    I would not but a tam8 commicating air handler with a XL15 as its a waste of $$$. Pairing it with the tam7 would be my choose.

    There are 2 t-stats that I would ask your installer about. 1st...
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    I was in new Mexico a few years back in August. ...

    I was in new Mexico a few years back in August. It was 110 degrees but didn't feel like as the humidity was low. In louisana when temps are in 80's-90's humdity is high and as soon as you walk...
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    Window units have no duct loss and are in the...

    Window units have no duct loss and are in the condition area so they work well for one room cooling.

    I once saw a 1300 square foot home with (3) 110 5,000btu window units keeping a home 73-75...
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    Agreed with energyraterla on this as we both come...

    Agreed with energyraterla on this as we both come from somewhat of the same background on approaching a home by looking at everything that effects the system sizing. As she stated she has a...
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    While I agree with teddybear on the cause and...

    While I agree with teddybear on the cause and effects of a propery installed dehumidify keeping a home comfortable when low to no cooling load on the home. I belive if you have a properly load cal...
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    I have installed a straight cool and heat pump...

    I have installed a straight cool and heat pump basic outdoor unit with a tam7 variable speed air handler for reasons of boasting the seer rating up and being able to control the humdity level better....
  49. This is going to be inside the conditioned space...

    This is going to be inside the conditioned space right? If so then yes or no. Depending on what you keep the temp set up in the home, how high it is mounted (remember hot air rises) and what...
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    Can you provide us with more info? What are the...

    Can you provide us with more info? What are the model #'s of the outside unit and inside unit. What size return do you have? Do you know the ductwork sizing for the supply side of the unit and how...
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