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    Just changed humidity setting from 56% to 54%...

    Just changed humidity setting from 56% to 54% just to change something to wake up the system and the heat came on. Weird! It happened before too and then it stopped working...I'm at a loss
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    Sounds like I will have to get it checked. Today...

    Sounds like I will have to get it checked. Today the heat won't come on when I set the temperature, but I am able to run the fan on low medium or high. I took out off the panel for a bit hoping it...
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    Bryant evolution acting funny

    Hello all. I have a Bryant evolution heat pump for upstairs in my home. A couple of wired things have been happening lately that have me question if it's working correctly:
    1) the backlight on the...
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    Where is the AOP map?

    Can someone post a link for this map?
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    Absolutely is and I value your opinions. I think...

    Absolutely is and I value your opinions. I think there will be significant duct upgrades required to get the required amount of air to the register, plus the room that is being extended already is a...
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    Sounds like extending the duct work is not as...

    Sounds like extending the duct work is not as simple as taking the last registers and extending them into the room. For example, there are two floor registers at the edge of the room that I will be...
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    So I need to have a tech do the following: ...

    So I need to have a tech do the following:

    Manual J (can they do this before the extension is even built based on drawings?)
    Assess the duct work and size of the existing HVAC to determine if...
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    Thank you for your comments. Could you advise why...

    Thank you for your comments. Could you advise why the installation cost would be high in a new construction addition? It appears there are no ducts, so if the outside and inside unit placement has...
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    I agree with going with a professional. I will...

    I agree with going with a professional. I will likely get the HVAC co that replaced my system. However, I am looking for more cost effective (capital cost as well as operating expenses). What...
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    How to approach extension HVAC needs

    Hello all. We are in the process of planning an extension to our family room. The extension will essentially be 400 sq ft, that will double the size of our family room, and ceilings will be 11 feet...
  11. Thread: Filters

    by bigkutta
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    Filters

    Can you all recommend a place to buy filters for a reasonable price. I have a need for 2 types of filters for my HVAC systems, and I wanted to get some ideas about where to buy them online (or local...
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    Water under heat pump compressor

    Hello all - I have two units at home, one is a gas based system for the main level and the other is a heat pump for upstairs. Both are made by Bryant and the outside units sit side by side outside. ...
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    Yes it is coming from the humidifier. I'll check...

    Yes it is coming from the humidifier. I'll check to make sure that its only doing it while furnace is on. Where does the water come from? i assume there is a water intake on top of the humidifier?
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    Condensate pump working a lot

    Hello all - I have been running the heat for the last 1-2 weeks now and have noticed something strange. This is a new Bryant evolution (80%) furnace and 17 SEER AC, with a humidifier installed in...
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    I can see that. Is this normal? Shouldn't the...

    I can see that. Is this normal? Shouldn't the return air be coming through return ducts?
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    Sorry, I am no HVAC expert, but from the looks of...

    Sorry, I am no HVAC expert, but from the looks of it, the return air is coming from the closet. What I mean is that I dont see any duct work connected to your HVAC system on the intake side. I have...
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    Sounds like a similar situation to mine in the...

    Sounds like a similar situation to mine in the Spring, we are also in the DC area. 125k seems big for that size home, but like others have mentioned, there are many factors that may have determined...
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    What is there to inspect?

    At 17 yes old either dying or will die in the next year or so, so I am not sure why you would waste your money on a special hvac inspection. Either you try and talk down the price or budget for two...
  19. Thread: Bryant A/C ?

    by bigkutta
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    I got a Bryant evolution system installed and am...

    I got a Bryant evolution system installed and am very happy with it. Even in 97 degree heat, the system is set to 78 and feels very cool and comfortable in our home. I hardly know it's even on.
  20. I think there is (was) supposed to be a metal...

    I think there is (was) supposed to be a metal cover that covers the opening after you install the filter. This blocks out all air coming in from the gap. Maybe your got lost over time
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    Dont this the system will help with your second...

    Dont this the system will help with your second floor issues, and you should ask the installer about the making it worse scenario that you mention.

    However, I did get alomst the same system...
  22. Thread: Which stage?

    by bigkutta
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    No, the system is great. I am just curious. I...

    No, the system is great. I am just curious. I was thinking the thermostat may display the stage...
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    It was the filter. The tenant in the property...

    It was the filter. The tenant in the property did not change it in 3 months (new to this country)...everything is fine
  24. Thread: Which stage?

    by bigkutta
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    Which stage?

    Hi Folks - I recently installed a new system and the AC is a 17 seer Bryant Evolution (2 stage, variable speed) with the evolution thermostat. Although I can feel the fan speed vary, how do I tell...
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    Thanks for your responses. The indoor unit...

    Thanks for your responses. The indoor unit (Furnace) is about 9 years old. Coils were replaced along with outdoor unit
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    Refrigerant line freezing

    Hello all - I have a situation at my property where the AC is not cooling well and the refrigerant line (the insulated one running to the outdoor unit) seems frozen. I have called a tech but wanted...
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    Try again with Trane (with a cool head) and...

    Try again with Trane (with a cool head) and hopefully you will get a better response.

    One of the big issues with buying an HVAC from a big box store is that they sub out the install to someone of...
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    Window replacements are the biggest racket and...

    Window replacements are the biggest racket and there is no ROI on a significant window replacement costs unless you are having major issues with your windows. If you think they are old and...
  29. Sounds like a good upgrade for the price,...

    Sounds like a good upgrade for the price, especially putting in a 95% eff furnace in now. The 95% need condensate evacuation in the winter time and if the plumbing is not set up for that already, you...
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    Make sure the unit is placed over a hallway if...

    Make sure the unit is placed over a hallway if possible (not over a bedroom), that should minimize noise. I can never hear mine.

    Yes, I meant air sealing the attic from the 2nd floor, which...
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    I live in the MD burbs too, and this setup is...

    I live in the MD burbs too, and this setup is very common (as is in my house) around here, so I dont think a tech will have a problem working up there. As the previous poster said, the most...
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    Annual Maintenance Contracts

    What do you all feel about these annual maintenance contracts offered by HVAC companies? They run about $ per year and include 2 checkups annually and fiter change. Now, I just got a brand new...
  33. Thread: Fan settings

    by bigkutta
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    good points. The new system serves the basement...

    good points. The new system serves the basement (Intake and supply) and main level, and the basement is very cool, so I guess running the fan at all times may lower the main level temp and lower the...
  34. Thread: Fan settings

    by bigkutta
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    Fan settings

    I have a new Bryant evolution HVAC system installed which is tied to a Bryant evolution thermostat. The installer suggested that the fan setting be left on Low. His rationale was that the fan...
  35. Higher SEER, better product, and better warranty...

    Higher SEER, better product, and better warranty when it will likely break is enough for me to pay $250 more
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    Installers do matter

    Folks, I have been visiting this board for a while because I was about to change by HVAC system and learned a lot here. I ended up choosing a fairly big company around here that had great reviews,...
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    Based on my research the best brands are...

    Based on my research the best brands are Bryant/Carrier and Trane, and with a good installer you cant go wrong with either one. Trane I understand is more expensive to repair when it is aout of...
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    Ok, so looks like a good setup. The lead...

    Ok, so looks like a good setup. The lead installer from the company is coming to do a complete sizing and to assess the materials and duct work chnages they will need.
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    Does the furnace model number indictae anything...

    Does the furnace model number indictae anything about the blower tonnage?
    Thanks
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    Thanks. What do the furnace number mean?

    Thanks. What do the furnace number mean?
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    Any thoughts on this set up?

    New Bryant System

    AC
    187BNA036000

    Furnace
    315AAV048090

    Coils
    CNPVP3717ATA
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    Tedkidd - What would be an appropriate BTU rating...

    Tedkidd - What would be an appropriate BTU rating for duct work that was built for 2.5 tonne? The Bryant dealer was the only one that suggested an 80% @90k BTU based on the duct work he saw...so...
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    Could you suggest some people? Would be greatly...

    Could you suggest some people? Would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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    Gas is $1.164 per therm Electric is $0.125 per...

    Gas is $1.164 per therm
    Electric is $0.125 per kwh
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    Please see last reply re: 95%. electric is...

    Please see last reply re: 95%.

    electric is high around here compared to gas, and really I am hoping to put a dent in the electric bill with the upgrade. None of the installers have even suggested...
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    Why cant you see that? I wanted a 95% but we...

    Why cant you see that? I wanted a 95% but we have an issue with the flue and the condensation from the flue. while the flue can be punched out the back of the house, the steam would be coming out...
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    its a 2 stage...

    its a 2 stage...
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    Washington DC area Replacing a 2.5 ton AC...

    Washington DC area

    Replacing a 2.5 ton AC which all are saying is a bit small based on gut feel :whistle:

    Replacing a 100k BTU furnace. both are from 1989

    Agree on the thermostat also. Not...
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    Bryant guys said their 100k BTU is paired with a...

    Bryant guys said their 100k BTU is paired with a 4 ton blower which he thinks will be too big for the ductwork (or something like that). He suggests the 90k with 3 ton blower
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    Bryant or Trane

    All other things being equal which would you install in your home? Both are good installer and price is the same.

    BRYANTFurnace: Evolution 315AAV048090 80% 2 stage / variable speed
    AC: 17 SEER...
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