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    MY HP Hums, Can I hear yours????

    Had a new Carrier Furnace and Bryant HP installed at the end of last year. Have just started using HP heat again for this year and I forgot how unhappy I have been with the humming noise coming from...
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    not the programmable fan option.

    Refering to the simple fan mode of auto, low, med or high, without setting the programable fan. I thought that when the fan was manually set to anything but auto, it would stay at that setting...
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    more help

    User manual doesn't tell me anything to address this issue. Installing contractor has proven to be completely unreliable.

    Could it be part of the tstat control overiding the fan setting to...
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    Evolution control setting question

    Have the evolution system. Have recently noticed that the tstat keeps reverting back to auto shortly after switching the fan to continuous run. Haven't watched close enough to know when it reverts...
  5. Thread: Wrong equipment

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    Wrong equipment

    After many posts and questions as to why my Carrier 3 stage is only showing Low and High on the TSTat, it appears I indeed have a 2 Stage unit installed.

    While tech was here I looked at the model...
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    me too

    FWIW, I also have had the Bryant 2 stage HP installed (286 ANA). I am bothered by the high pitched drone noise, mostly on low speed.

    Tech's have added an isolation kit and confirmed charge is ok....
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    asked another way

    Maybe I can ask the question another way...

    Is there a simple way for the installer show me that the furnace is functioning with all 3 stages?

    (or for me to prove to the installer that it is...
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    typo

    IT IS the 58MVC -3 stage. sorry for confusion.

    I understand what your saying about the whole hours.

    Just so I have something specific and concrete to show the tech during his service call,...
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    3 stage furnace and Evolution Tstat ????

    Following up on a previous post. I am still trying to resolve with installer.

    Have the following:
    58MVB (Carrier 3 Stage furnace)
    286ANA, (Bryant HP)
    CNPVP (Carrier Coil)
    Evolution Tstat.,...
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    manuf warranty contd

    OK. good news so far. Thanks for the replies.

    My intention was the Manufacturers extended warranty as opposed to a service contract with an individual company. Are they recommended? Are the...
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    P&L warranty from other than installer

    Have had new system for approx 3mos. Since original install, I have been requesting to purchase the quoted P&L contract. On the rare occassion I am able to reach the company owner, he just never...
  12. Thread: Evolution ????'s

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    thank you,

    for the specific information!
  13. Thread: Evolution ????'s

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    thanks

    for the beat down. based upon your help, if the installer advises it is correct as is, I guess I'm out of luck. I'm not asking you to fix the thing nor to give do it yourself help. I'm asking for...
  14. Thread: Evolution ????'s

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    not to beat a dead horse...

    Plain spoken, thanks for the follow up detail. Mine was the first 3 stage for the installer, and I'm nolonger confident that they are overly familiar, so please bear with me...
    From your reply,...
  15. Thread: Evolution ????'s

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    Re 3 stages

    Would like to get a answer to the general question about the 3 stage furnace and the evolution control. Can anyone familiar advise if it is operating all 3 stages even though the tstat only tracks...
  16. Thread: Evolution ????'s

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    Evolution ????'s

    Have had the following system running for a few months now.
    Carrier 58MVC060100- 3 stage
    Bryant HP 286ANA048
    Evolution TStat, Version CESR131331-14

    Have a few questions. During snowstorm...
  17. Thread: HP Hums

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    HP Hums

    Have had new Bryant evolution HP system running for several weeks. Overall, very pleased. But, when in HP mode there is a low audible "hum" noise throughout the house. It is just as bad on the...
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    good enough

    ok. I'll live with that pending any further major issues. Thanks for the replies.
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    again....

    the <,> errors are my typing mistake. System set correctly.

    Furnace kicked on again at 9AM. Similar scenario as above. HP did not seem to be running anytime prior to furnace firing. Can I...
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    Why is my furnace on?

    New Carrier 58MVB (3 speed )furnace, Bryant 286ANA 2 stage HP and evolution control.

    At 7:15 this AM the furnace fires to High speed for approx 5 minutes.

    Outdoor 39*
    Indoor 74*
    Setting74*
    ...
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    Thanks!

    Thats the stuff I was looking for.! BWAHAHAHA
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    evolution control info

    I have been reading some of the great diagnostic info that can be seen on the Evolution control, ie: static pressure, run times, etc,
    I would also like to verify the software version.

    Have been...
  23. Thread: Which TrueSteam

    by malew
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    Which TrueSteam

    Just had Bryant system with Evolution controller installed.
    I am trying to figure which Honeywell TrueSteam product to order. Various sites show the TrueSteam packaged with the following 3...
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    Wide open area

    I can't seem to get any decent pics. Just as info, the install is in a wide open basement area with a walk out sliding door. I could understand some damage if it had to squeeze thru an attic hatch...
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    New install - scratched up

    Ok, got my brand new Carrier 58MVB, HP and infinity controller installed. I am really happy with the install job overall, but the back of the furnace and the coil cabinet have several long and...
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    Bryant and Carrier combined system

    Ready for Bryant 95S with 28ANA HP and Evolution Control install tomorrow. Just told by the contractor that the supplier doesn't have the 95S but will supply the identical "modulating" Carrier unit....
  27. Thread: Furnace exhaust

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    more info please

    Are you saying that that the 1 pipe with concentric fitting is not advised? I'm about to have one installed for asthetic reasons. Please give more info if there is a downside to the concentric...
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    Moveover, Please explain what you mean by ...

    Moveover, Please explain what you mean by "AprilAire 5000 connected to the EAC connector"

    I get the sense from this board that the AprilAire products are highly rated. Do they perform enough...
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    EAC vs Media filter and HUM advice

    Moved from other forum in search of more feedback. Thanks!

    I'm about to install new bryant evolution system. Trying to decide whether to "upgrade" to the Elec Air Cleaner, model EACAAXBB020....
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    EAC vs media and HUM ????'s

    Hi,

    I'm about to install new bryant evolution system. Trying to decide whether to "upgrade" to the Elec Air Cleaner, model EACAAXBB020. Price seems reasonable, but I keep getting conflicting...
  31. Thread: Thoughts please

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    Any way to tweek the system to meet Fed Rebate...

    Any way to tweek the system to meet Fed Rebate standards? I'm trying the ARI website, but can't seem to find the right match. As configuered, it comes in at 11.3 EER.
  32. Thread: Thoughts please

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    J, Thanks for info. How does the AprilAire...

    J, Thanks for info.

    How does the AprilAire 2200 compare to just the base 4" media filter? If I decide to stick with the base media cabinet, can I easily upgrade to either the perfect air or...
  33. Thread: Thoughts please

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    Thoughts please

    Finalizing new system. Have quote for:

    Bryant
    355BAV060100
    286ANA048
    matching coil
    Evolution Control

    with
    HUMBBLBP2217 Bypass humidifier
  34. Thread: Bryant or Amana

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    Ok, Bryant seems to be the winner! New...

    Ok, Bryant seems to be the winner!

    New track to the post.... Is there any benefit to the carrier brand? Are the grade of parts identicle? Any reason to spend the extra $$$$ for the Carrier...
  35. Thread: Bryant or Amana

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    Bryant or Amana

    Getting close to making a selection. Have 2 contractors that I like.

    One is recommending the Bryant Evolution system:
    355Bav060120
    286ANA04800


    Other recommends Amana:
    GMV81155CX...
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    too late for rebates?

    Seems as though I may have waited too long this year. The cold is here and most rebates are may expire before I can make a decision. Overall, could I expect a full heating and cooling system to be...
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    where oh where does the drain line go?

    Can the condensate pump drain into the house main drain line? Is it better (or req'd) to drain into sump hole? Or, should it drain directly to the outside?

    Does the answer change at all from...
  38. Thread: HP or no HP??

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    HP or no HP??

    I have met several contractors that seem to be honest and knowledgable, however, I am getting recommendations all over the map.

    I am upgrading a funace/Ac system. Home is 20 years old, approx...
  39. Thread: ideal system

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    I'm thick in the head. Help me understand what...

    I'm thick in the head. Help me understand what the lower output means within the context of a hybrid system. If the HP is unable to meet the temp requested by the TStat, can/will the furnace fire...
  40. Thread: ideal system

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    I'm pretty much sold on the hybrid. Now its just...

    I'm pretty much sold on the hybrid. Now its just which one and how efficient. How much do I need to be concerned with the Trane HP keeping me warm enough? If cost was close, which would be better...
  41. Blower not running when furnace fires- Do I cut the wire?

    Ok, I need some knoweledgable help.

    I have a 18yo carrier gas furnace (58GP125, split system). Over the summer a mouse fried the control board, which I replaced. Seemed to operate normally for a...
  42. Thread: ideal system

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    Comfortdoc, thanks for the suggestion. Haven't...

    Comfortdoc, thanks for the suggestion. Haven't had a contractor recommend Rheem yet. The modulating furnace sounds interesting. Can this be paired with a heat pump as well? Would I want to? Thx
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    So what is the practical impact of the lower...

    So what is the practical impact of the lower output per Ton mean? Will HP be unable to achieve the desired temp setting? Would the gas furnace supplement, or only when outside temp drops to certain...
  44. Thread: ideal system

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    ideal system

    Considering system replacement. Would like some thoughts regarding different options.

    Live in SE PA. Approx 18 year old, 2 story, 2800 sqft home (~3400 with finished basement). Total average over...
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