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    thanks for the replys, to answer your...

    thanks for the replys,

    to answer your questions, yes I have some knee walls upstairs. But, code in my area requires solid fire blocking at all levels and long floor spans. So adding ducting from...
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    Adding upstairs load to the downstairs system...

    Adding upstairs load to the downstairs system makes alot of sense and I wish there were a resaonable way to accomplish this in my house. But, this would not be an easy modification. The great rooms...
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    Hi folks, sorry for the long hiatis. I was...

    Hi folks,

    sorry for the long hiatis. I was away on vacation and didn't have computer access. (I've also been lazy while enjoying the mild weather.)

    Here is an update for those that remember. ...
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    ZB, in the early 90's, the automtive industry...

    ZB,

    in the early 90's, the automtive industry was shifting from r-12 to r-134a. I can't swear as to when every manufacturer actually completed the switch but I'm fairly certain it was around...
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    Both units service the great room.

    Both units service the great room.
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    dash, if you take the great room as a first...

    dash,

    if you take the great room as a first floor only room,then they match up pretty evenly by sq ft and window loading.

    BUT, if you figure the great room extends to the second floor and...
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    Hi folks... sorry I've been away for a while. ...

    Hi folks... sorry I've been away for a while. Great replies...You guys are just tops!

    We had an absolutly beautiful weekend which helped me get my boat ready, but did nothing for my AC...
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    LMTD, I understand yourlogic perfectly and...

    LMTD,

    I understand yourlogic perfectly and your right, I don't know anything for sure at the moment (other than I'm not getting the cooling I expect and that my epectations are reasonable (75...
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    Lmtd, I see where your coming from but please...

    Lmtd,

    I see where your coming from but please understand, I know I have a problem and my principle goal has always been to determine where that problem lies. As I see it, there are really 3...
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    Shopgound, even painting the sheathing isn't...

    Shopgound,

    even painting the sheathing isn't an option. If you can picture it, my ceiling cross section is a sandwich as follows:

    Outside air
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    asphalt shingles
    Felt paper
    5/8...
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    Midhvac - I read the same study that concluded...

    Midhvac - I read the same study that concluded attic fans failed to perfrom from an energy stand point, But, wasn't that study evaluating energy savings only? In my case, the primary goal is more...
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    Thanks for all the great info. Lmtd... your 2...

    Thanks for all the great info. Lmtd... your 2 questions are right on. I don't claim to know how to do a heat loss calc but I see there is a tool to help do one?... I'll try it and tell you how...
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    To all, I knew I was in the right place the...

    To all,

    I knew I was in the right place the moment I started reading posts here (well at least some of them.... theres always the "hey solve my problem and use your cyrstal ball cuase I ain't got...
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    HVAC3901, I'm not sure what you mean by...

    HVAC3901,

    I'm not sure what you mean by "mystery set point"? Are you asking my expectations of inside temperature or what we set our thermostats at? If so, I did post that we normally set the AC...
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    Sorry, missed two posts while typing my rant......

    Sorry, missed two posts while typing my rant... please forgive my venting... I certianly meant no disrespect to the "true professionals" here. And if there are guys sitting around without work, It's...
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    Simpleman, thanks for the response. I don't...

    Simpleman,

    thanks for the response. I don't have the calcs.. this was 8 years ago but I was assured they were right (they were supposedly performed 3 times). I posted the equipment capacities but...
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    Well if you can't tell, I fairly technical and as...

    Well if you can't tell, I fairly technical and as luck would have it, I am EPA ceritified... I even have gauges (but they are for r134a).

    I hear you on the "beer can cold" approach to diagnostics....
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    Shophound, thanks for the detailed...

    Shophound,

    thanks for the detailed explanation.

    I would presume that the wet bulb measurements require some amount of time as evaporation and its cooling effects would be dependant on air flow...
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    Midhvac, Thanks for sticking with me! I...

    Midhvac, Thanks for sticking with me!

    I believe your on the right track with attic solar gain. My options up there are limited though. Since my second floor cilings are all vaulted , the attic...
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    Sorry... forgot to answer a couple of questions. ...

    Sorry... forgot to answer a couple of questions. The boiler design is a low volume high velocity on the heating side with a seperate domestic tank fed off one zone (like a boiler mate but built in. ...
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    Midvac and others, I agree that I needed a...

    Midvac and others,

    I agree that I needed a "pro", I certainly spent the money for one. Everyon ein the phone book says there a "pro" but finding a real "pro" in my area appears elusive... most...
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    Great site! Yet another not cooling question but...

    Great site! Yet another not cooling question but its long. Any guidance appreciated... just don't say call in pro as I've done that to death.

    Background -8 year old house, well insulated - low...
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