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    Is ductwork in the attic? Is it old black R4.2 vs...

    Is ductwork in the attic? Is it old black R4.2 vs new silver (black) R6? Is it properly sized?
  2. Thread: Boo hoo, FWIW

    by shifrbv
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    I have tried same setup as you did few years ago....

    I have tried same setup as you did few years ago. Running fan all the time in the winter did not work for me either. Bill went up, and just about it. I installed manual dampers at the trunc takeoffs...
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    Ughh, I was in the same situation once, system...

    Ughh,

    I was in the same situation once, system was installed by expert hack.

    Remedy was not as bad as I thought.

    Opened drywall in the next section of 2x6 run another flex from crawl trunc...
  4. Thread: Katrina Fraud

    by shifrbv
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    That was wrong, after all, he did absolutely...

    That was wrong, after all, he did absolutely nothing.

    And Browny was such a qualified candidate.

    It is really interesting how republican liars using term as "natural occurrence" instead of...
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    Amazing..... Same bologna arguments ...

    Amazing.....

    Same bologna arguments

    http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-age-of-earth.html
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    I would ask seller for 3k off price of the house....

    I would ask seller for 3k off price of the house.

    Now that seller is aware of the problem he/she would have to list it on the sale form.

    Brian
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    Might be normal, Mine (VP8320) takes few min...

    Might be normal,

    Mine (VP8320) takes few min to take effect.

    Like if I change tstat fan from ON to AUTO, or adjust
    settings from ON to OFF system runs for few more minutes.

    May have...
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    Anyone hear of residential install of Honeywell...

    Anyone hear of residential install of
    Honeywell economizer ( such as 7460 ).

    I know it is been used for light com buildings.

    Was thinking might be cool for my house.

    Thanks,
    Brian
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    Open Sewer Residence :)

    Open Sewer Residence :)
  10. Thread: Posers

    by shifrbv
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    Funny, my wife always posts under guy nicks.... ...

    Funny, my wife always posts under guy nicks....

    ( not to this forum tho )
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    >What is the proper direction for facing the...

    >What is the proper direction for facing the grills.
    >Should the vanes point up or down.

    Up for estetics, really I bet it does not make any difference ( well may be 0.00001%).

    I could see how...
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    I used writeSoft myself, if you didn't enter...

    I used writeSoft myself,

    if you didn't enter correct air infiltration, people, appliances etc - results may vary.

    My read on your situation:

    Contractor 1: if thought was 3T does not work...
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    Hey John, Can I contact you outside of this...

    Hey John,

    Can I contact you outside of this forum about this change? I understand there is $200 rebate from Cinergy for Installing 14SEER HP. Don't know if this worth going for.

    I would...
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    Ok Long day, think before you post.... ( Duh!...

    Ok

    Long day, think before you post.... ( Duh! )

    I meant to ask about ceiling boot sizes for 6" supplies.
    a) 2 1/4 x 12
    b) 3 1/4 x 10
    c) 4 x 10
    d) 4 x 12
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    Ceiling registers in the basement What would...

    Ceiling registers in the basement

    What would be the good size to go with....

    12x4
    12x2 1/2
    10x2 1/4
    10x1 1/5

    Basement zone will have 5 x 6" supplies.
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    First Nighthawks don't last five years, they...

    First Nighthawks don't last five years, they warranted for five years.

    Second they use solid state CO sensors. Those never loose calibration nor contain any chemicals that needed refill.

    While...
  17. Thread: Circuit boards

    by shifrbv
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    It is NOT a good idea to "ohm" boards, unless...

    It is NOT a good idea to "ohm" boards, unless manufactures told you to do it.

    You are applying voltage to the non powered boards. Current from your ohm meter can, may and probably will burn p-n...
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    PG9MAB newer line, existence PG9MAA has something...

    PG9MAB newer line, existence PG9MAA has something to do with been certified in California to meet Env standards...

    036 - 3T
    042 - 3.5T
    048 - 4T
    etc

    060 = Input BTUH 60,000
  19. Thread: blower wheel

    by shifrbv
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    >Sounds steep ... Depends Sometimes one can...

    >Sounds steep ...

    Depends

    Sometimes one can spend hours getting old $@%$^& wheel off.

    Brian
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    I am non pro, and zoned only my own house. ...

    I am non pro, and zoned only my own house.

    Just like in your case two story entrance.


    I used Elite Rhvac, but I am sure you can use hvac-calc.

    Create two projects, in the first project...
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    You can buy one from Lowes ( in some states ) no...

    You can buy one from Lowes ( in some states ) no questions asked.

    They even have chart sq ft house => ton / BTU of equipment. :)

    I pissed with my installer, since they equipment that has been...
  22. Thread: Unused rooms

    by shifrbv
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    I also had house built ~3400sq ft 80% Single...

    I also had house built ~3400sq ft 80% Single Stage bryant 311AAV048-110 CK5P 343G state: IN.

    Closing dampers did absolutly nothing to my bill....
    Try it if you have lot's of free time.

    Few...
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    I have return duct 20x25 with 1" opening at the...

    I have return duct 20x25 with 1" opening at the top to insert/remove standard filter.

    Was thinking about upgrading to 5" media filter.

    Would you:
    a) Install...
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    What is that wire with a lots of electrical tape...

    What is that wire with a lots of electrical tape that wrapped around the gas line?

    Hope electrical tape is not a service disconnect....

    B
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    Oh no, they might remove that blinking LED :)

    Oh no, they might remove that blinking LED :)
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    I would go for 20" x 25", and leave 10" btw...

    I would go for 20" x 25", and leave 10" btw furnace and return, to allow for media filter (SpaceGuard, Ezxflex, Honeywell or Air Bear). Having to change filter once every year vs every month makes a...
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    Call builder, and tell them get whoever and fix...

    Call builder, and tell them get whoever and fix the problem.

    Sounds like design issues.
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    And what? You saying humans can not learn?...

    And what? You saying humans can not learn? Everybody is replaceable... Just because it is out of his realm today, it may not be tomorrow. Blame crooked republicans offshoring. They are trying to cut...
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    Re: Re: Amateur observations

    Let's not pretend we don't know why. Just as with my work everyone is replacable. People on me 8 hours /day: show me, teach me, I wish to know just as much as you do. My answer is always simple: read...
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    >It would be nice to aim for 400-500 fpm air...

    >It would be nice to aim for 400-500 fpm air speed in your return.

    I was told that exceeding 300 fpm for plain vanila filter is bad.

    You take <<number of CFMs>> divide by (btw 2.00 and 2.5 ) =...
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    I am just a EE guy, but here is a hint..... 5"...

    I am just a EE guy, but here is a hint.....

    5" media filter:
    Carrier EZXCAB 0016 Area size: 24 sq ft
    Carrier EZXCAB 0020 Area size: 28.5 sq ft

    So does it satisfy Goodman requirements?
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    Depending on where you are. In IN new HVAC...

    Depending on where you are.

    In IN new HVAC system not worth a dime. People expect to have working AC/Furnace period. If it is new, it might help sell your house faster, but so will updated paint (...
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    I own VisionPro8320 When you press hold twice,...

    I own VisionPro8320

    When you press hold twice, system asks for how many days to hold. Days accounted by 24 hour period.

    Check demo url

    http://www.hotfreshcool.com/visionpro_demo.html
    ...
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    1) Air Cleaners Media 2) They are in the same or...

    1) Air Cleaners Media
    2) They are in the same or close price range.
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    EZ-FLEX vs SpaceGuard 2200 vs Honey F150? Just...

    EZ-FLEX vs SpaceGuard 2200 vs Honey F150?

    Just looking for some opinions...

    Brian
  36. Thread: Fan blades

    by shifrbv
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    >What is the complaint? Very loud. I can...

    >What is the complaint?

    Very loud. I can barely talk with tech, when condencer is running. He was trying to level it with 3/4" PVC.... Still pretty loud.
  37. Thread: Fan blades

    by shifrbv
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    Thanks, I hope 3rd blade replacement is going to...

    Thanks, I hope 3rd blade replacement is going to be a winner.
  38. Thread: Fan blades

    by shifrbv
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    Do they go bad? Is there a limit when...

    Do they go bad?

    Is there a limit when distributor tells tech no more free warrantee replacements for fan blades?

    Carrier unit is only 10 month old?

    Anyway, can blade be ballanced vs...
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    Indianapolis, IN Electric rate: Meter charge:...

    Indianapolis, IN

    Electric rate:
    Meter charge: $10/month
    Electric : $0.11 for first 250kWh
    : $0.09 for next 250kWh
    : $0.07 for next 250
    : $0.049 rest
    ...
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    Thank sundance, >The 1000 cfm approximate per...

    Thank sundance,

    >The 1000 cfm approximate per each 14" trunc run off plenum posted makes zoning very possible if not almost mandatory.

    Thats what I thought...

    >I think zoning would work and...
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    Thank you, thank you, thank you. >Do you mean...

    Thank you, thank you, thank you.

    >Do you mean 14" rouond duct to each floor.
    Yes, this is the current design.


    I have couple of questions:

    1) How many CFMs can 14" duct carry?
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    We lave larger house about 4,000 sq ft. 2k -...

    We lave larger house about 4,000 sq ft.

    2k - First floor, 2k - second floor, 2k basement.
    4t/100k BTU 80%/ 12SEER PCS blower. Trunc line connects feeds 3 14" ducts. Each 14" duct feed floor. (...
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