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    So I am better off with my old ramp profile then....

    So I am better off with my old ramp profile then. I gather from what was said here that the ramping applies to a/c only and not to heat.

    Thanks, North
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    Well don't need that then.....we have no humidity...

    Well don't need that then.....we have no humidity in the summer. High desert area.
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    ramping profiles

    Hi,

    Dreaded home owner here....LOL!

    Would someone tell me why the different ramping profiles?

    I just had a service guy here and my old profile was: on at 50% for 30 seconds and then 100%...
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    Sleeper, I am just north of you in B.C. and my...

    Sleeper,
    I am just north of you in B.C. and my gas cost is .011 per cubic foot and electricity is .075 per kwh. At zero F my heat pump cop is 1.76 and my furnace is 97% efficient so that is my break...
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    Sleeper, Thanks for the site..........I don't...

    Sleeper, Thanks for the site..........I don't have the time right now but I will look at it later and crunch my numbers and let you know what I come up with.

    North
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    Sleeper, Could you tell me how you figured out...

    Sleeper, Could you tell me how you figured out your costs. That seems a little light money wise for 100,000 btu's of heat pump heat. What is your cop at 47 degrees? and what is your cost of...
  7. I did something similiar in that I cut out a...

    I did something similiar in that I cut out a floor vent sized hole directly into the bottom of a supply duct and installed a floor vent to control volume. I don't see that it is working any different...
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    I just recently had a high efficiency furnace...

    I just recently had a high efficiency furnace installed with a heat pump. While laying on the old couch reading the other day enjoying my a/c I got to thinking about the difference in the furnaces...
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    Thanks Bald loonie..........I am going to do a...

    Thanks Bald loonie..........I am going to do a heat loss before I make a decision. I don't think that I want to get into upgrading my service so I quess I will go with a hybrid heat pump/gas unit.
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    Okay, how about a packaged heat pump with...

    Okay, how about a packaged heat pump with electric strips for back up heat?

    What size of electrical service would be required for the strips?

    It maybe gets to zero degrees C twice a year once...
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    What are your thoughts on packaged systems? ...

    What are your thoughts on packaged systems?

    Do to space concerns we are thinking of putting a packaged unit outside to free up floor space in a small house. We currently have a mid efficient gas,...
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    LOL!...........Pecmsg......I will definately...

    LOL!...........Pecmsg......I will definately think of you guys everytime I crack a Bud.

    t527ed......thanks for the info I will rig something up.
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    We get down to about -15F at the coldest and then...

    We get down to about -15F at the coldest and then not very often or for very long.

    We have a neighbor coming in on a regular basis which is a requirement of our house insurance company.

    The...
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    We are heading for the sunny southern climes for...

    We are heading for the sunny southern climes for 2 months. I am battling with the other half on how low to set the thermostat. I say as low as it will go as long as that is above freezing...
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    Is there a difference between a trade vision pro...

    Is there a difference between a trade vision pro and a big box store vision pro? Maybe that is the problem.

    When I called in to the Honeywell 800 line the guy asked for my serial number and then...
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    Must be in a sheltered spot if you can hold a...

    Must be in a sheltered spot if you can hold a piece of plywood down with a brick.........LOL! Thats what we call a slight breeze Ha, ha.
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    Have you tried the chrome tape? That is very...

    Have you tried the chrome tape? That is very sticky stuff. Also there is duct tape and then there is duct tape if you know what I mean.
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    Thanks everyone.........I will continue with my...

    Thanks everyone.........I will continue with my original set back which is low enough that the furnace does not come all night.
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    What do you guys figure is the most economical...

    What do you guys figure is the most economical night time set back temperature?

    I have heard 3 degrees (info from the gas company) and I have heard turn it down far enough so that your furnace...
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    Here is how my 2 stage heat pump and 2 stage...

    Here is how my 2 stage heat pump and 2 stage furnace work.

    First stage heat is heat pump which runs on high (no low ever, so only one stage of heat from heat pump)

    Second stage heat is low fire...
  21. sorry.........tried to delete that first message...

    sorry.........tried to delete that first message but couldn't. No heat pump therefore no need for dual fuel........my bad.
  22. The outdoor sensor will also be required for duel...

    The outdoor sensor will also be required for duel fuel.
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    you know what.........I just ran through mine and...

    you know what.........I just ran through mine and I can't get to 290. It skips over it.
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    I have a 290 on mine..........paper manual page...

    I have a 290 on mine..........paper manual page 13. Stat is a TH8320U
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    Peter, I don't know if this will work or not but...

    Peter, I don't know if this will work or not but in set up 0170 enter option 12 (3 heat 2 cool) this will allow you into set up 0530 where you can then select option 0 which is conventional recovery....
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    Mark is correct in his answer...........however...

    Mark is correct in his answer...........however if you go in to installer set up and go to System Type Selection (installer set up number 0170) in the comment section it says and I quote "Available...
  27. Thread: Limit switch

    by northof49
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    Curry, I am not trying to redesign a gas...

    Curry,

    I am not trying to redesign a gas fired appliance I am merely trying to get it some combustion air.

    I have a 6 inch combustion air intake already installed as per code with a motorized...
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    In Western Canada (can't speak for Ontario) a...

    In Western Canada (can't speak for Ontario) a combustion air vent is code, minimum 6 inch I think. Now if you have outside air available to your furnace why would you need a two pipe system if the...
  29. Thread: Limit switch

    by northof49
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    I need a limit switch that opens when it reaches...

    I need a limit switch that opens when it reaches a predetermined temperature. I currently have one that operates at 130 degrees F. I would like one that opens at a lower temperature. Do they make...
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    ijust installed an Amana RTG36 and if the Lennox...

    ijust installed an Amana RTG36 and if the Lennox is any quieter than the Amana it won't be making any noise at all.
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    Got it guys.........thanks a million. North

    Got it guys.........thanks a million.

    North
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    I wouldn't "chop" the joist out. There is a...

    I wouldn't "chop" the joist out.

    There is a formula for the size and amount of holes that you can drill or cut into a joist. Find out what that is and then drill those holes out. You might have...
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    Well one thing I have found from lurking on this...

    Well one thing I have found from lurking on this board is that there is certainly no lack of opinion..........LOL!

    Anyone out there who can clear this up?..........hello!
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    Okay...........so then if I have the anticipator...

    Okay...........so then if I have the anticipator set for 1 degree celcius and the temperature varies more than that, for more than 3 times in one hour then the furnace won't come on??
    Am I...
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    I am programming my new Honeywell vision pro 8320...

    I am programming my new Honeywell vision pro 8320 and at one point it asks how many cycles per hour do I want??? I have a heat pump with a 96 % gas furnace as back up. It suggests a setting of 3 cph...
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    I have been "happily" married for 8...

    I have been "happily" married for 8 years............and that aint bad out of 32..........LOL!
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    You sure you weren't reading an article about a...

    You sure you weren't reading an article about a heat pump?

    North
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    I am a consurmer but I installed a 16 seer heat...

    I am a consurmer but I installed a 16 seer heat pump and 2 stage furnace myself with the exception of putting in the R 410A.

    Definitely use a TXV.

    I live in Kelowna, B.C. Canada. Our design...
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    Running my feet off today..........but will...

    Running my feet off today..........but will answer your questions tomorrow.

    North
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    By the way..........the site was pointed out to...

    By the way..........the site was pointed out to me by travisfl from this forum and many thanks to him for the info.

    North
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    The Honeywell thermostat has a setting that will...

    The Honeywell thermostat has a setting that will shut the heat pump off at what ever pre determined temperature you choose (with an outdoor sensor). You will need 3 heat and 2 cool if you have a 2...
  42. I just installed a heat pump in my house in...

    I just installed a heat pump in my house in Kelowna (we also have cheap electricity......6 cents per kwh) and I think that it will save me money but I would think that your heat pump in Manitoba is...
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    Greetings all, I have just installed a high...

    Greetings all,

    I have just installed a high efficiency furnace which has a 2 inch vent pipe. The pipe terminates horizontially 12 inches from the outside wall and has a tee on it (with the tee...
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    LOL...........I thought you guys where HVAC guys...

    LOL...........I thought you guys where HVAC guys not comedians. Don't give up your day jobs.......LOL.

    Okay so I found out 2 things........its an old piece of **** 3 ton and it is better off in...
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    Gentlemen, I have an old air conditioner that is...

    Gentlemen, I have an old air conditioner that is a Lennnox model HS18D-411-CIP. I have been all over that baby and cannot determine what the tonnage is. The serial number is 6389B12769 if that helps....
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    Two other questions. I just read the links to...

    Two other questions.

    I just read the links to W-R and am confused about Y1 and Y2. In the manual it says Y1 for one compressor and Y2 for the second compressor. In this context are they meaning...
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    Holy Crap!!!!!!!!! Thanks guys. You got to love...

    Holy Crap!!!!!!!!! Thanks guys. You got to love this site!

    I will wade through all the supplied info and then make a decision.

    One thing that I should have mentioned I guess is that we do not...
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    I am having a new heat pump and furnace...

    I am having a new heat pump and furnace installed. The furnace is an Amana AMV9 two stage high efficiency and the heat pump is an Amana RSG 36, 16 seer two stage with 410 A.

    I am down to making a...
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    Hey..........Great weather site.

    Hey..........Great weather site.
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    geoexchangeman, Thank you, that is exactly what I...

    geoexchangeman, Thank you, that is exactly what I was looking for.

    Thanks everyone else as well. I realize that the COP drops as the outside temp. drops. This heat pump (Amana) has a COP of 2.4 at...
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