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    And why are we bring back a post from April for...

    And why are we bring back a post from April for something that's already been fixed?!
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    Typically done through carrier current...

    Typically done through carrier current signalling, where they impose a high frequency data signal on the power lines to signal equipment within the household and vice-versa, this is also one of the...
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    This.... I see no point in letting the PoCo...

    This....


    I see no point in letting the PoCo cut off my A/C or H/P during peak periods, especially if my condensing unit is properly sized for the load... It would now take a lot longer for it...
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    Had a Honeywell digital stat do the same thing...

    Had a Honeywell digital stat do the same thing (RTH5100 type stat), one of the pins on the back had come loose (pin was stuck in the sub-base when I removed the t-stat). Was able to resolder the...
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    How have you configured the zoning panel to...

    How have you configured the zoning panel to 'stage-up'? Is it set to do it via thermostat demand, timer, % of thermostats calling? Are the strips configured in the panel as e-heat or as...
  6. Nissan/Infiniti has been doing it for some time...

    Nissan/Infiniti has been doing it for some time now also... I believe VW even has one that will destroke to 0% and does not even have a clutch...
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    Thinkin the same jpsmith1cm, would think they'd...

    Thinkin the same jpsmith1cm, would think they'd have taken the whip too...

    ... And cut the stub off right at the house...

    Anybody else notice how close the condensing unit was to the gas...
  8. Thread: pump down

    by icesoft
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    As was stated by SBKold and others, it's just the...

    As was stated by SBKold and others, it's just the liquid refrigerant boiling off.

    That's a 'Liquid' line drier, therefore it is full of liquid refrigerant, you are boiling the refrigerant out...
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    Nearly all of the server and UPS manufacturers...

    Nearly all of the server and UPS manufacturers these days have a spec listed for max heat produced in BTU/hr in their literature. If not, you can make a rough guesstimate based on the power...
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    And they likely made a killing in the process... ...

    And they likely made a killing in the process... We attend LasVegas for a big trade show once every 3 years, and the convention center is covered with them by all the contractors for setup/teardown.
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    http://stuff.stedman-machine.com/icesoft/PICT0083....

    http://stuff.stedman-machine.com/icesoft/PICT0083.JPG

    Speaking of cheaply made appliances, check the hot wire pinched under the ground screw on this BRAND NEW Frigidaire Deep Freeze my folks...
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    Remember that demand charges are usually based on...

    Remember that demand charges are usually based on a sliding window, in which the greatest demand average over a period of 10 or 15 mins. is what the customer is billed for. Which means that motor...
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    You don't suppose someone left the shipping bolt...

    You don't suppose someone left the shipping bolt in the compressor mount in that Envision do you?
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    Yeah, good luck selling it, most places I know...

    Yeah, good luck selling it, most places I know only see the initial investment $$. I know the inverter units can be nearly wisper silent, even with the compressor running. We've got a Samsung...
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    Umm, in heat mode, the flowcheck in the indoor...

    Umm, in heat mode, the flowcheck in the indoor TXV/piston shuttles to bypass the indoor expansion device in order to maintain a full liquid line back out to the heat pump. It then uses the outdoor...
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    Huh? Ambient temps hit the 70s, house gained...

    Huh? Ambient temps hit the 70s, house gained enough heat to cause thermostat to change over to cool and compressor sounded unhappy...

    Sorry previous post was incorrectly worded, A/C was not run...
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    Outside temps have been in the 20's since it was...

    Outside temps have been in the 20's since it was last run (this weekend). Unit is 2 ton and not factory equiped with a crankcase heater, was wondering if one would be suggested or if the scroll...
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    Loud AC startup after running heat

    Ambient temp is about 72 degrees, system switched over to A/C after heating for the past couple weeks, first startup sounded like the compressor was gonna jump out of the condensing unit, then fine...
  19. Broken dip tube in the new water heater?

    Broken dip tube in the new water heater?
  20. Thread: OT on auto AC

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    Good call on the DIYers, surprised the engineers...

    Good call on the DIYers, surprised the engineers are protecting the potential Darwin award winners from themselves...

    GM compressor that I haven't scrapped out yet.
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  21. Thread: OT on auto AC

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    Pressure relief valves are not used on all...

    Pressure relief valves are not used on all systems, most R-12 systems do not have them. They started becoming more prevelent when R-134a came out with the higher head pressures and all... GM...
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