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  1. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise, commentary, or ask questions of the OP here.

    You can find the rules for posting and...
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    Well I got budget prices on the whole house...

    Well I got budget prices on the whole house dehumidifier installation, Ouch. The cost of the equipment installed was greater than a years electric use. In the last 12 months I paid Delaware Electric...
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    Thanks for the tip about the Ultra-Aire being a...

    Thanks for the tip about the Ultra-Aire being a very energy efficient way to go.
    I will be getting some prices to have a 70 pint init installed.
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    Thanks for the insight, just_opinion. I...

    Thanks for the insight, just_opinion.

    I understand the concept of the water on the evaporator evaporating back into the building envelope when the AC shuts off. So the "efficiency of the...
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    Thermostat With Dehumidify Setting

    I have a Goodman 18 SEER 2 stage heat pump with a matching variable speed Airhandler with resistance Aux heat controlled by a Goodman CTK03 Comfort Net Thermostat. The control connection wiring...
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    Must have been a short term issue yesterday. No...

    Must have been a short term issue yesterday. No alarms today.
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    Thanks BaldLoonie, These alerts clear by...

    Thanks BaldLoonie,
    These alerts clear by themselves after a few minutes to a few hours. :angel: They have to self clear as I am 300 miles away. LOL
    I also noticed that logging into the...
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    Honeywell Redlink Communication Alerts

    Today I have received 2 or 3 "communication alerts" from the mytotalconnectcomfort.com alerting/control service on my redlink system. The alarms are self clearing in about 30-40 minutes.

    This is a...
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    How Accurate Is Thermostat CFM Number?

    I have an Amana Communicating Air Handler on my Amana Communicating Heat Pump. The system is using the CTK03 communicating thermostat for control.


    The Comfortnet menu shows a reading for airflow...
  10. An idea about the "Florida heat pump" leaker

    I am not a pro HVAC guy, but an engineer with many years of industrial maintenance experience, a lot of common sence, and the ability to see the big picture. ( toot-toot, end of horn blowing)

    The...
  11. Thread: R22 Options

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    Thanks. I was just checking. With all the...

    Thanks. I was just checking. With all the regulations about R22, thought that a mere mortal like a homeowner could not own the stuff.

    Does this looks like a rated cylinder? < Links to direct...
  12. Thread: R22 Options

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    Thanks, If I Ass/u/me the system was charged...

    Thanks, If I Ass/u/me the system was charged correctly 25 years ago they should be able to tell if it has leaked by looking at the system temperatures/pressures, correct?
  13. Thread: R22 Options

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    R22 Options

    I have a pair of 3 ton Trane heatpump R22 based systems. Both were installed in 1989 when we built the house. Knock on wood, neither has been serviced, or needed service since install, except for...
  14. I will ask him to verify the speed when he...

    I will ask him to verify the speed when he replaces it, parts are on 5 day back order.

    It probably was set at correct speed as the cut sheet for that model shows a 600 CFM rated air flow. It is a...
  15. Thanks for the advice on the extended labor...

    Thanks for the advice on the extended labor warranty.

    If you install a PSC motor can it be setup to run on dual speed? Like 450CFM for cooling/heatpump operation and 600 CFM for when HP +...
  16. While I have not measured the static on the...

    While I have not measured the static on the system, doubtful it is a airflow issue.

    The unit is 18,000 BTUH and rated at 600 cfm as per Comfortmaker specs. Return duct is 16" about 10' long,...
  17. The service tech left a short time ago and...

    The service tech left a short time ago and confirmed that the motor had failed. ( Bless him working in the attic on a day when the sun was shinning and it was 98* outdoors!!! ).

    It is an x-13...
  18. Possible X13 motor failure and best replacement

    I have a 3 year old Comfort Maker Heat Pump with an X13 blower motor. I just got a call from my daughter that the unit is not working and it is 88* upstairs. The unit is not blowing any air even in...
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    Thanks to all who responded. So it sounds like...

    Thanks to all who responded. So it sounds like 50* is a good target for winter setback.
    The climate there is not too extreme, compared to some areas. Typically I have measured a minimum temp of...
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    AOP Contractors

    I have been looking at the AOP map to locate contractors in my area (07821) and found a several a few miles away.

    What qualifications or vetting is required to become a listed contractor?
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    Good point about the strip's lockout temp. I can...

    Good point about the strip's lockout temp. I can receive a text alarm from the Honeywell/ComfortNet stat if the inside temperature drops below x degrees. At that alarm, I should be able to remotely...
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    Heat Pump: Winter Setback Temperature

    Looking ahead to cooler weather this winter, and a question.

    We have a second home in Southern Delaware that has a 2stage Goodman heat pump with electric backup. This place is mostly vacant in...
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    Amana AVPTC313714 Fan Curves

    Is there a source for the fan curves for an Amana AVPTC313714 AHU? It is a new install as of last November and I am in the process of base-lining the system. ( Forgive me but I retired engineer and...
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    Bump.. Anyone? This has occurred about 5 times...

    Bump.. Anyone? This has occurred about 5 times tis winter. Installer is getting no answers from Goodman.
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    Heat Pump Success Story

    In early November I had installed an Amana ASZC18036 18 SEER 2 stage 3T Heat Pump with 10kW of aux electric heat in the variable speed air-handler to replace a Comfortmaker 13 SEER 4 Ton A/C that...
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    Thanks for the quick response! I know you...

    Thanks for the quick response!

    I know you don't control the tap a talk app, but who controls the pop-up on my iPad that keeps saying there is a Tap-a-Talk app available for this site?

    Do...
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    Tapa talk 'Nag'

    Help! Every time I tap on a thread to read it I am getting a nag telling me that there is a tapa a talk app available. Life did not used to be his way, I only got the nag once in a great while.

    I...
  28. Goodman/Amana Heat Pump "B0 NO ID AIRFLOW" Alarm

    Hi,
    I have a new Amana 2 stage HP with Electric Aux heating that is occasionally giving me the following alarm" B0 NO ID AIRFLOW ".

    As near as I can tell it is only occurring under the following...
  29. Hi beshvac, You said: "Should have bought a...

    Hi beshvac,

    You said: "Should have bought a carrier/bryant that has that capability built into their communicating controls.
    It's not the Brand with the fewest repairs-It's all in the install!!!...
  30. Communicating Thermostat and Overflow Pan Monitoring Switch

    I have a Goodman CTK03AA thermostat controlling an Amana AVPTC series Air Handler and ASZC18 series heat pump. The airhandler has an overflow catch tray under it with a NC water sensor switch.
    ...
  31. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post a response here, you must have verified qualifications and have been approved by the AOP Committee. You may ask a question by starting a new thread....
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    Thanks for letting me know I am on the bleeding...

    Thanks for letting me know I am on the bleeding edge.:gah: and there is not going to be a big experience base out there to share with. I have faith that Goodman will make it right eventually.
    ...
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    OOPS I posted in wrong forum. Mods Please move to...

    OOPS I posted in wrong forum. Mods Please move to Owners Forum. Thanks...
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    Goodman CTK03AA Thermostat Crashing

    Hi All,
    I am experiencing a problem on my new Amana Heat Pump System with the thermostat. The system is 6 weeks old.

    I have a AVPTC313714AA AHU with 10kW of single stage Aux heat and a...
  35. Thanks energy_rater_LA. Yes I am also unclear...

    Thanks energy_rater_LA.

    Yes I am also unclear about the 124ft^3 being both or just the main leakage but lets give the builder the benefit of the doubt and assume it is combined for both.

    If I...
  36. Yes. (That is all I can really say for a bunch of...

    Yes. (That is all I can really say for a bunch of reasons.)
  37. I would like to participate in an Aeroseal...

    I would like to participate in an Aeroseal program with a generous subsidy, unfortunately I am in Delaware. There are no currently funded programs in this state I am aware of, all ran out of money...
  38. Funny you mention about the 3.5 T being oversize!...

    Funny you mention about the 3.5 T being oversize! How does a 80kBTUH single stage propane furnace sound in the same house? In all fairness, there are 2 systems in the house. One 3.5T was for the...
  39. Whole house test was done at 50pa and duct was...

    Whole house test was done at 50pa and duct was done at 25pa.
    System is a 3.5T Split.
    No fireplace flue, just a glass door vented propane fireplace so that should not have caused the difference in...
  40. Hey MODS, Would this thread be better suited for...

    Hey MODS,
    Would this thread be better suited for the Indoor Air Quality forum? Not seeing much activity here.

    Tim
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    Hi tedkid, No real comfort issues currently as...

    Hi tedkid,
    No real comfort issues currently as the system has been running mostly on low speed due to the warmer than usual weather the mid-Atlantic has been experiencing (knock on wood!) recently....
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    Even though this will get whacked.... My...

    Even though this will get whacked.... My sentiments exactly... Thanks to all who have volunteered their time to help me understand how things work.
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    Thanks, I looked through the setup manual but did...

    Thanks, I looked through the setup manual but did not see that feature. Just hoping that I may have missed it.

    No big deal I will just turn it down in Jan/Feb if cold breezes become noticeable. ...
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    Hi 54regcab, Here is what I have installed,...

    Hi 54regcab,

    Here is what I have installed, does it have the smarts to slow down the blower based on delta T or some other parameter to allow the discharge temp to rise as OAT get cooler?

    Amana...
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    Wow, automaticly slow down to maintain (or at...

    Wow, automaticly slow down to maintain (or at least reduce the droop ) of the discharge air.
    This is a Goodman AVPTC3137 AHU mated with a ASZC18 HP and a CTK03 Stat so it is pretty smart.

    Does...
  46. Different ACH50 Numbers and Duct Leakage Numbers

    I have been reviewing the numbers the builder gave me for the Energy Star certification report and comparing to a recent test that was done on my home as part of a sales call to sell me a new system....
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    It was on low stage. I am thinking ahead to when...

    It was on low stage. I am thinking ahead to when the OAT gets down in the 20* range and the nominal register discharge temp drops to 85-87* range.
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    Thanks for the tip motoguy128 Can this fan...

    Thanks for the tip motoguy128

    Can this fan speed trim be automated based on OAT through the Goodman CTK03 T/S? I have an outdoor sensor that is used to lockout the resistance heat above 30* .
    I...
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    Thanks for your patience educating me. There is...

    Thanks for your patience educating me. There is some pretty sophisticated controls stuff going on in these units which is needed to get the high efficiencies everyone is demanding

    In our place we...
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    Thanks beenthere. Why would the OEM include...

    Thanks beenthere.

    Why would the OEM include this trim adjustment, what benefit does it provide to the homeowner or the installer?

    Interesting about the CFM measurement. Are you saying that the...
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