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    Called 3 suppliers today and all said the same...

    Called 3 suppliers today and all said the same thing:

    5 jugs max, without corporate approval (EPA trying to discourage hoarders) and the prices have gone way up.
    Guess it'll make replacement...
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    New Carrier System

    I just changed my 58MVB out to the 59MN7 furnace with the 25VNA048 (personal use prices from Carrier are nice). Have yet to hook up the heat pump since the electrical circuit is a touch small. I...
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    Do you have a return grill in your ceiling...

    Do you have a return grill in your ceiling somewhere? That duct should be connected to the grill somehow. And yes, measure the incoming air at the grill and right before the furnace. I've seen...
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    And food, and gas and everything else :/ Metal...

    And food, and gas and everything else :/

    Metal prices are going through the roof! The only good thing is it's making the recycling more profitable. Reclaiming and paying for recycling of refer...
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    Discharge shouldn't be 40 degrees at the...

    Discharge shouldn't be 40 degrees at the register. Unless you're wanting to freeze that coil. Mid to upper 50's maybe.
  6. Discharge of 105 degrees is what I was told the...

    Discharge of 105 degrees is what I was told the unit could maintain (in the comfort setting I'd assume). And at 22 degrees you should get about 100% capacity since it's near or at 100% capacity of...
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    Also if you are manually turning the thermostat...

    Also if you are manually turning the thermostat down 5 or 6 degrees when its 90 degrees, it's going to take the air conditioner longer to cool the house down than when it's 80 outside and your house...
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    If he knocked it off, it wouldn't be a drier. ...

    If he knocked it off, it wouldn't be a drier. Maybe a high or low pressure switch? Or was it a snap on type device? Like for temperature.
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    Also 5-ton units are not as efficient as the...

    Also 5-ton units are not as efficient as the smaller units due to the physical size. They could be but then they would be 5' tall and 4' square.

    Carriers new 25VNA has the same cabinet size for...
  10. Thread: carrier

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    Type in FA4ANF in Google and you'll find the...

    Type in FA4ANF in Google and you'll find the documents online.
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    New Infinity Stat will be needed to show all the...

    New Infinity Stat will be needed to show all the new info.

    Article on it: http://www.achrnews.com/Articles/Feature_Article/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000001016449
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    Some ratings are out on AHRIdirectory.org Type...

    Some ratings are out on AHRIdirectory.org
    Type in 25VNA for the outdoor unit and FE4 for the indoor unit (that or leave them blank and type in Min HSPF = 12 and search).

    The heating capacities at...
  13. I saw some limited info on it last month. Can't...

    I saw some limited info on it last month. Can't recall the compressor manufacturer but they said it was one Carrier uses a lot.
    Inverter control modulating down to 40% capacity (30% with Infinity...
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    Carrier still makes them but we've only installed...

    Carrier still makes them but we've only installed maybe 1/year and mainly in commercial jobs. But have done some in residential where a vertical discharge wouldn't work.
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    A lot of suppliers sell these so there may be...

    A lot of suppliers sell these so there may be stock around for first company units.
  16. There should be some paperwork in the box showing...

    There should be some paperwork in the box showing what orifices to use at what elevation etc. That or in the original installation manual for the furnace I believe it shows it might show it there...
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    Might look into a different coil, but the higher...

    Might look into a different coil, but the higher efficiency A/C's require more coil surface area which get squeezed into small cabinets and up the restriction. Some of the coils cabinets I've seen...
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    Carrier serial #'s: 7 digits = pre 1969 (so it...

    Carrier serial #'s:

    7 digits = pre 1969 (so it looks to be a 1963?).
    1 letter (A-L, A=Jan, B=Feb...)+ 6 digits = 1970 - 1979
    1 letter (M-Z, M=Jan...) + 6 digits = first part of the 80's
    Much...
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    The HPA6 has a full wrap around coil, whereas the...

    The HPA6 has a full wrap around coil, whereas the HNA6 is 3 sided. The greater coil area is helping the efficiencies, but also making it more $$. But they do get some great numbers on those units...
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    This thread sure got hijacked :D Might look...

    This thread sure got hijacked :D

    Might look into the HPA6 as well. Some higher efficiency's as well as 2 stage. Actually gets some better efficiencies than the Infinity due to its larger coil...
  21. Yes, I used your link ;) I've always had...

    Yes, I used your link ;)

    I've always had trouble with that site but somehow it worked this time.
  22. ARI says: Broan, Frigidaire, Maytag, Nordyne,...

    ARI says:
    Broan, Frigidaire, Maytag, Nordyne, Nutone, Tappan, Westinghouse (all the same).
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    MIght also look at the new 25HPA6 2 speed unit. ...

    MIght also look at the new 25HPA6 2 speed unit. Getting some really nice performance with that unit!
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    Need to install per the Goodman installation...

    Need to install per the Goodman installation manual,
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    Had a customer order one of these online. He had...

    Had a customer order one of these online. He had us install it early this year and he hasn't had any complaints. He researched for about a month. Had to install additional vents in the attic to...
  26. The Honeywell tstats can do humidity control...

    The Honeywell tstats can do humidity control based on outside temperature as well. Not all models but the upper end ones do.
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    Carriers Cool Cash has been extended. So there...

    Carriers Cool Cash has been extended. So there should be a rebate with the Carrier too, although to get the best rebate, the equipment has to be the variable speed units.
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    HPA536/ FV4005 = 8.2HSPF, 16 SEER, 13 EER ...

    HPA536/ FV4005 = 8.2HSPF, 16 SEER, 13 EER

    HPA536H/ FV4005 = 9 HSPF, 15.5 SEER, 13 EER


    25HNA636/ FE005 = 8.8 HSPF, 16.2 SEER, 12.4 EER.


    At least according to my last product data. ...
  29. Wow, I guess I'm lucky the mods don't post here...

    Wow, I guess I'm lucky the mods don't post here much.
  30. Damn, I forgot! Now I'm going to get shopped and...

    Damn, I forgot! Now I'm going to get shopped and underbid :(
  31. I'll replace your furnace for $39.95, sight...

    I'll replace your furnace for $39.95, sight unseen! :rolleyes:

    As I'm sure you've figured, avoid that one.
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    Yes, they do come with the units, but they need...

    Yes, they do come with the units, but they need to be installed in the ductwork or on the return inlet of the unit. Not a big deal if you have the room. Doesn't come with a filter though.
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    FV4A vs. FV4B: B is the newest update of the FV4...

    FV4A vs. FV4B: B is the newest update of the FV4 fan coil. Not exactly sure what improvements were made and don't think the efficiencies changed. Usually just small improvements or changes of a...
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    25HPA436 / FV4BNB006 is not a rated combination...

    25HPA436 / FV4BNB006 is not a rated combination (at least in the literature for the 25HPA4). It only shows the 005 as the largest fan coil.

    25HPA536 with FV4003 fan coil is rated at 8.2 HSPF,...
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    It would be cheaper for them to replace the...

    It would be cheaper for them to replace the indoor unit unless they have a buyer for the outdoor unit.
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    Also are the adjacent houses cooled? If not then...

    Also are the adjacent houses cooled? If not then there would be marginal gain there. But you're right that the cool load seems awfully low. Kitchen appliances need to be considered if there is one...
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    I haven't interfaced one myself but the...

    I haven't interfaced one myself but the Installation manual of the Infinity controller does mention Off, Low and High fan speeds for the HRV. But even then, I'm not sure how it determines the speed,...
  38. Air filter uses the microprocessor and ecm motor...

    Air filter uses the microprocessor and ecm motor information to calculate when the filter needs replacing. Electronic Air Cleaners are set up same as the humidifier (although I cannot recall if it...
  39. In the setup menu there is a choice for # of...

    In the setup menu there is a choice for # of months until it reminds to change the pad. Same with UV lights.
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    The 3-ton HNA is rated with a 3-ton, 3.5-ton or a...

    The 3-ton HNA is rated with a 3-ton, 3.5-ton or a 4-ton coil. The 3.5 and 4-ton coils have about the same performance with that outdoor unit, with the 4-ton coil having a tad more capacity (~600btu...
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    Poll: I thought it only excluded furnaces or air...

    I thought it only excluded furnaces or air handlers with integrated whole house air cleaners. If it was added onto the furnace would it not be part of the recall?? Of course not being a Trane...
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    :eek: Wherever there is electricity, there is...

    :eek: Wherever there is electricity, there is potential for fire.
  43. True, youre electric bill will raise and your gas...

    True, youre electric bill will raise and your gas will go down. False that you wont save a nickle. You'll save, just depends on how often your heat pump will run and utility rates. If you have a...
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    I've seen several houses (3 or so) around our...

    I've seen several houses (3 or so) around our town. They were built that way, with sealed foundations, and I cant recall if the crawlspace was covered with rock or plastic. To put a new furnace in...
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    Are you sure about that 20" x 8" outside...

    Are you sure about that 20" x 8" outside dimensions? Looks bigger than 8".

    And the discharge plenum seems way too short. It gives you more floor space with the fan coil vertical like that, but...
  46. Thread: permits

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    Another thing could be: Maybe the permit process...

    Another thing could be: Maybe the permit process there is a pain in the butt and takes a lot of time to do (ie not enough employees at the building dept.). If it takes them 1 hour or more to do,...
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    Just checked. Lots more Goodman than Carrier,...

    Just checked. Lots more Goodman than Carrier, and most of the Carrier are older units.

    And in the Pacific NW, the distributor is pretty picky about who they will let sell Carrier. They wont sell...
  48. Thread: Goodman units

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    To the OP, who I think was asking about a lower...

    To the OP, who I think was asking about a lower priced unit (cant remember after reading the last page of +1's to the post counts ;) ), have you tried asking your Lennox supplier if they have any...
  49. Thread: Nfpa 58

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    Call local building dept. They should be able to...

    Call local building dept. They should be able to tell you all the requirements. Just scanned 58 and it reads like I imagine the IRS code reads. I couldnt readily find it.
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    Will they pay for themselves vs. replacing an...

    Will they pay for themselves vs. replacing an existing unit? VERY long payback imo. Not worth it for payback. Of course if you are replacing all the ductwork at the same time and the prices end up...
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