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    I was afraid that would be the answer. We'll...

    I was afraid that would be the answer. We'll make it work. Thanks for the help!
    Brian
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    Ventilation Rqmt in Mechanical Room

    Hello pros,
    Appreciate any advice you offer. We are remodeling a basement in our 10 year old home by adding a bedroom to an open space that includes a furnace and water heater on one end. The...
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    Filter Air Opening Reduced - Problem?

    My replacement HVAC system was recently installed and I noticed something unusual about the installation. My equipment includes a 4 Ton Amana A/C, a 2 Stage VS gas furnace, a matching 4-5 ton coil,...
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    seatonheating: I had asked for a bayvent during...

    seatonheating: I had asked for a bayvent during negotiations (because of what I've read here) and he told me they used concentric. I agreed to the concentric when the sales contractor said he never...
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    troyorr: They supplied the 600M and that's...

    troyorr: They supplied the 600M and that's probably good since I am using the Honeywell IAQ to control it. I'll be getting the IAQ outdoor temp sensor and will let the IAQ work the changes as...
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    I bend metal: The line is definitely not...

    I bend metal: The line is definitely not horizontal where he installed the bulb. I just looked at the published Amana TXV installation instructions and it does say 10 or 2 o'clock, but it does NOT...
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    Thanks for the help, pros! troyorr: you raised...

    Thanks for the help, pros!

    troyorr: you raised a few issues. The condensor brackets are still solid and "shouldn't" break. They do deserve some TLC and I can do that in the spring to help extend...
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    Thanks for the remarks. It is clear they put...

    Thanks for the remarks. It is clear they put some thought and effort in making it look nice.

    This filter is a change from an old standard 1" slot. It may not show well in the pictures, but the...
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    Please Critique This Install

    My replacement system was just installed. I read this board and learned a lot about the equipment and the importance of the installation. I see a few things that I, as an interested consumer, am...
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    beenthere; Using several different online...

    beenthere;
    Using several different online calculators, I only came up with a monthly winter cost savings of $29 to $75, depending on the calculator used. For 6 months of heating a year, that is...
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    dhvac, We discussed it and I actually brought...

    dhvac,
    We discussed it and I actually brought the option up to my dealer before he did. I guess I made the final decision against the heat pump for three reasons:
    1. I expect gas to be available,...
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    Finally agreed to the equipment and signed the...

    Finally agreed to the equipment and signed the contract. The install is in about 9 days. I'm getting the Amana AMV9, Amana ASX14, AprilAire 5000 filter, AprilAire 600 humidifier, and Honeywell IAQ...
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    Beenthere: I have a "Normal" amount of windows,...

    Beenthere: I have a "Normal" amount of windows, but I have 16 and 14 ft cathedral ceilings in 3 large rooms (more than half the house), 5 skylights, and a triple wide sliding glass door all add to...
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    Thanks for the responses. All the advice on this...

    Thanks for the responses. All the advice on this board seems to be credible. That one delaer was somehow misinformed or I had a major misunderstanding. The IAQ sounds like it is still the...
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    Honeywell IAQ Possible Problem

    In planning a replacement system with a new high efficiency furnace, A/C, humidifier, and electronic filter, based on much of what I have learned here, I mentioned to the dealer that I am interested...
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    Heat & Glo FB-IN: Is a Blower Needed?

    I am shopping for a direct vent insert and the FB-IN is on my short list. I've seen good first hand reviews here. It has the firebrick interior that helps radiate more heat through the glass. In...
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    I appreciate all the advice from the pros. ...

    I appreciate all the advice from the pros. Thanks!
  18. Thread: TXV Needed?

    by BC Eagle
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    TXV Needed?

    One dealer is proposing a Goodman GSC140481, FMV950905DX furnace and a coil. Is a R22 14 SEER system. Dealer says I DO NOT need a TXV because it is only 14 SEER system. He said he would install it...
  19. Thread: New Lineset?

    by BC Eagle
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    The last system is still working and there is no...

    The last system is still working and there is no apparent contamination. A new lineset seemed natural to me, until they added a cost that approaches 4 digits, or more than 3 times the online price I...
  20. Thread: New Lineset?

    by BC Eagle
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    New Lineset?

    Thanks pros for all the great things I have learned reading others' posts. I think I know the answer but I need to ask my question. I am replacing an 18 year old home system and all the R22 based...
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    Replacement systems -- A Few Questions

    I am replacing an 18year old gas furnace and A/C in my 2400 SF home in St Louis. From the 2 estimates I have so far and my board research, I have some up with a few questions. I will likely be...
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