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  1. Agree with Doug. I don't block a condenser for...

    Agree with Doug. I don't block a condenser for low ambient charging. Yes it raises head but exactly what conditions are simulated with how much of the coil blocked? 70 and above (not continuous)...
  2. Thread: Desperate no power

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    I've seen half knowledgeable tenants purposely...

    I've seen half knowledgeable tenants purposely piggyback another's line voltage. Always worth a look if your utility cost is double that of a neighbor.

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  3. Any other outside influences on the stat ? Table...

    Any other outside influences on the stat ? Table lamp, oven on the other side of the wall? Is the wall open to drafts from an attic? Is the hole behind it insulated?

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    That's also not true, one must remember the oil...

    That's also not true, one must remember the oil is disbursed into the liquid Freon going to the liquid line it's at that time the oil is reduced to ppm that's, "parts per million", as it is...
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    RSI. Heating in the U.P of Michigan, A.C. in the...

    RSI. Heating in the U.P of Michigan, A.C. in the desert of AZ, geothermal in the bluegrass of KY, commercial in Cleveland, OH, refrigeration in well, all of the above and Tampa, FL and Denver, CO. ...
  6. If noise is a concern, you may choose to install...

    If noise is a concern, you may choose to install a two pipe sealed combustion high efficiency furnace. Sealed combustion drawing combustion air from outside should prevent you from hearing the...
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    Thank u marc Sent from my SM-G900V using...

    Thank u marc

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    Whole heartedly agree. One item is the...

    Whole heartedly agree. One item is the accumulator which continually sweats. The other is a scroll compressor and the pipe you see is the discharge line. The top of a scroll is the hottest part ...
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    Like Teddy mentioned, /control the humidity/. Be...

    Like Teddy mentioned, /control the humidity/. Be it adding humidity or removing humidity, the goal is to keep the humidity where teddy posted...between 35%RH and 50% (some say 55)

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    IMO, I wouldn't recommend replacing a system...

    IMO, I wouldn't recommend replacing a system that is functional and has no issues other than cracked and peeling paint. Have you been given information that would indicate impending failure?
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    Yes on tech to tech. Many older units default to...

    Yes on tech to tech. Many older units default to venter/blower on when limit is tripped. Also could be venter/pressure issue. I won't discuss repairs here.

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    Changing from a third to a half would not change...

    Changing from a third to a half would not change the air flow anyway. They are both 1075 rpms. I would find out if there are any blockages in the duct, dirty or restrictive filter, dirty or...
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    That's also where I was trying to go but didn't...

    That's also where I was trying to go but didn't explain it as well. The thought behind opening a window would also relieve any negative pressure in the home. ;-)

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    I'm with bald Looney. The maximum overcurrent is...

    I'm with bald Looney. The maximum overcurrent is 25 amps. Would think if it's anything past a ton and a half, MOCP would be higher.

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    Maybe the OP has several hundred candles burning....

    Maybe the OP has several hundred candles burning. Rider is correct, in order to get any noxious gases from refrigerant, there needs to be an ignition source for decomposition. Without an ignition...
  16. Hire a well reviewed contractor to look at both...

    Hire a well reviewed contractor to look at both setups. Without pictures, we can be of limited assistance. In any case, doubling it 1 inch filter will create higher static resistance than a true 2...
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    Any numbers on the coil in the basement? Sent...

    Any numbers on the coil in the basement?

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  18. Op. Was asking, (I think) since he doesn't have...

    Op. Was asking, (I think) since he doesn't have air conditioning, would using a thermostat capable of air conditioning, and auto changeover, allow the system to turn the fan on as if it were air...
  19. The filters are a good indicator. Code 33 is...

    The filters are a good indicator. Code 33 is limit. That should have nothing to do with the inducer. I agree, what type of filters? Could be an under sized return. Pictures would help.

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  20. Thread: Heat Problems

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    What type of system? It makes all the difference....

    What type of system? It makes all the difference.

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    Wish I'd have known my degree was available from...

    Wish I'd have known my degree was available from Google. Would have saved me thousands and 25 years of experience.

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    Not that I have seen. However it sounds as though...

    Not that I have seen. However it sounds as though you have made extensive improvements to your home which may very well be close to air tight. Were there any provisions made for fresh air? Open a...
  23. I agree with the return air path. Under cut the...

    I agree with the return air path. Under cut the closet door by 2 inches. If you've been in a manufactured home, you'd see all the doors are undercut for that very reason. As to the robbing Peter to...
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    Yep. Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk

    Yep.

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  25. An inline duct booster with a sail switch seems...

    An inline duct booster with a sail switch seems to be what is described. Yes it will work, but it's robbing Peter to pay Paul. The air will be taken from supplies closer to the furnace. You can ask a...
  26. By the way, great name. Sent from my SM-G900V...

    By the way, great name.

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  27. I too wonder about shutting the system down. It...

    I too wonder about shutting the system down. It sounds like it could be aluminum degradation but it would still be present with continuous fan and no AC. Please dig a little deeper. If it is...
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    Bulb replacement is easy and inexpensive. The...

    Bulb replacement is easy and inexpensive. The power supply tells you when it's required, usually every two years.

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    I am very satisfied. Have installed them for my...

    I am very satisfied. Have installed them for my family members, most of whom have allergies. They too have been satisfied.

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  30. I agree that greater airflow may make the...

    I agree that greater airflow may make the thermostat satisfy prematurely. But it will also lower the Delta which means a longer run time. I would do that before spending money elsewhere. No matter...
  31. Greater airflow can be considered. 5 speeds is a...

    Greater airflow can be considered. 5 speeds is a little unusual. Typical is black hi, blue medium hi, yellow medium low, red lo, and of course white neutral. I assume that you're like most of us and...
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    Unfortunately dirty sock syndrome plagues the...

    Unfortunately dirty sock syndrome plagues the industry. It has become worse in recent years because higher efficiency standards demanded a greater coil surface area. We have had good success...
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    I need a picture to be absolutely sure. But the...

    I need a picture to be absolutely sure. But the clean effects should be in a 6 inch cabinet. I've never seen one that was capable of being installed inside a unit.

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    Holy crap :( Sent from my SM-G900V using...

    Holy crap :(

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    Agree with that. Prices get lower and bids more...

    Agree with that. Prices get lower and bids more competitive during our slower times. I've seen several companies that do better work during slow times. They don't feel pressured to get to the next...
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    I too wonder about the compressor vs condenser...

    I too wonder about the compressor vs condenser reference. You are going to inherit a ****load of liability. Please don't do this.

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  37. Thread: Loud Return

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    You can try removing all return air grilles and...

    You can try removing all return air grilles and see if the sound remains.

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  38. Thread: Loud Return

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    Restricted return air flow. Grills will often "...

    Restricted return air flow. Grills will often " hum" when under sized. Chances are good that your third floor return is useless. Air is fluid, path of least resistance.

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  39. Thread: .

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    Sry guys. My photo wouldn't load Sent from my...

    Sry guys. My photo wouldn't load

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  40. Brian, I stand in judgment every night going home...

    Brian, I stand in judgment every night going home to my wife but never know which way the hammer is going to fall. I dread it but know that I have to anyway. I think the implication is, the Pope had...
  41. Low refrigerant, dirty filter, blower motor not...

    Low refrigerant, dirty filter, blower motor not turning full rpms, a failing defrost board, a failing outdoor fan motor, etc can all cause that symptom. It is highly unlikely to be your thermostat.
  42. Thread: Oversized or not

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    Lmao

    Lmao
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    This is a very interesting and informative thread.

    This is a very interesting and informative thread.
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    IAQ will do dual fuel

    IAQ will do dual fuel
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    They can be externally installed, as is done on...

    They can be externally installed, as is done on many commercial splits. My question is : why do you think it is necessary ? Unless it is an unusually long line set or low ambient application, a...
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    I think you're right. ^

    I think you're right. ^
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    As previously stated, flame sensor requires a...

    As previously stated, flame sensor requires a good ground. I ran into something similar and it turned out to be the grounding lug under the meter base outside the home. It was loose and during very...
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    I agree with the others. If there is something...

    I agree with the others. If there is something wrong, and you do nothing, there is still something wrong. If it doesn't show, follow your instincts and if not correct, at least you have eliminated...
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    Btw like most brands, Lennox doesn't really make...

    Btw like most brands, Lennox doesn't really make the thermostat.
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    Lennox and other manufacturers make thermostats...

    Lennox and other manufacturers make thermostats that allow stage timing to override temperature staging.
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