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  1. Thread: Comfortech 2012???

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    Is there a comment area for Comfortec 2011? ...

    Is there a comment area for Comfortec 2011?

    I'd like to hear from those that attended. What was good, what didn't seem to go as planned, etc.

    If Comfortec 2012 is to be better, I'd think the...
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    We bought a D-Tec Select the first year they came...

    We bought a D-Tec Select the first year they came out to replace our D-Tecs that we had used for years and thought they were the best on the market. The D-Tec Select proved to be very poor at finding...
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    Let us know how it works with 410a.

    Let us know how it works with 410a.
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    We've owned several of the TIF ZX-1's and one of...

    We've owned several of the TIF ZX-1's and one of the Inficon D-tec selects.
    The TIF's put the D-Tec Select to shame on sensitivity, but the TIF's have not held up well and they have not handled the...
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    I'll be there, hoping to see Baldloonie and the...

    I'll be there, hoping to see Baldloonie and the guys from NCI. Going over my list of seminars to see and as usual there are always more I want to see than there are time slots. If you haven't booked...
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    Sir???? Thanks David, I got this from your...

    Sir????

    Thanks David, I got this from your place of full time employment (congratulations!) a little over a year ago, do you sell the replacement sensors? They look to be easy to change.
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    Problem with TSI 6130

    My TSI 6130 is giving me a ERR 057 (O2 span voltage out of range).
    What causes this and how do you fix it?
  8. Thread: PowerMate LG-1

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    What feature do you like on the Powermate? What...

    What feature do you like on the Powermate? What don't you like on the Escalera?
    After looking on the web, I was thinking about the Escalera.
    I need something to unload condensers and furnaces from...
  9. Thread: PowerMate LG-1

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    PowerMate LG-1

    Anyone use one? I'm looking to buy something like this, moving geothermal units up and down stairs is a pain. I was wondering if these are big enough to unload a condensing unit from the back of a...
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    I need the bar that has the teeth on it, I think...

    I need the bar that has the teeth on it, I think they're calling it the Ratchet Bar, but a picture would help.
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    Need parts breakdown for Yellow Jacket

    Have yellow Jacket's 60340 tubing bender and need the picture of the parts breakdown. Anyone have a link to it?
  12. Thread: Tif ZX-1 vs Tif ZX

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    I noticed that they have a 25 yr warranty on the...

    I noticed that they have a 25 yr warranty on the ZX-1. I've had 3 of them fail that were less then 2 yrs old that they told me would cost nearly $300.00 to repair, so I don't know what their warranty...
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    Thanks, Still no reply from Kysor other than he...

    Thanks, Still no reply from Kysor other than he has forwarded it on.
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    Thanks, I've e-mailed Kysor/Warren's rep for our...

    Thanks, I've e-mailed Kysor/Warren's rep for our area, but no reply so far.
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    Need Warren/Sherer information

    I need the BTU requirements for an old (1986) Warren/Sherer case. It's a coffin style frozen food case . It uses four WTLA-8U cases installed back to back with two EWTLA-U end cases.
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    You need to tell their Product Development...

    You need to tell their Product Development Department, that would be great.
    Where can I find a guide to set this thing up? I was using it on a Munchkin boiler that pegged the CO scale, that would...
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    This is a stupid question, but what does the...

    This is a stupid question, but what does the readout COu indicate?
    The screen shows O2, CO, and COu. I cannot seem to get it to show anything else. I'll have to admit that I haven't watched the...
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    Setting up a TSI 6130 Combustion Analyzer

    Can the TSI 6130 be set up to read out CO2 ? The owner's guide tells of a way to get the Max CO2 but I'm not sure it's the same thing.
  19. Thread: TECHNICAL Sessions

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    :anyone::anyone:

    :anyone::anyone:
  20. Thread: TECHNICAL Sessions

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    ????:anyone:

    ????:anyone:
  21. Thread: TECHNICAL Sessions

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    Is it just me, or do the classes (especially the...

    Is it just me, or do the classes (especially the technical classes) seem weak this year?
    I don't think too many pros stop by this part of the site, but I'd like to hear some pros tell me what...
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    Ditto for me, My D-tek has never worked as well...

    Ditto for me, My D-tek has never worked as well as our TIF ZX-1's.
    I was very hesitant to buy a TIF after all the problems we had with their products back in the 90's, but my wholesaler sent me one...
  23. Thread: Oh my Oh my Part1

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    I've seen worse but I don't know how to post it (...

    I've seen worse but I don't know how to post it ( they're on 35mm). One was a trailer furnace put in by Sears. I'll try to post the pics. Have you ever seen a trailer flue installed from inside the...
  24. Thread: Building Science

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    Both in energy usage and shingle life. While...

    Both in energy usage and shingle life.
    While bringing the ductwork into the insulated envelope is a big improvement over having them in the vented attic with some insulation, you are...
  25. Thread: Building Science

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    I spent 6 hours in Joe's class last week....

    I spent 6 hours in Joe's class last week. Basically, he said that that the insulated deck method would result in a 10% penalty compaired to a properly sealed standard ceiling when insulated to the...
  26. A good sheetmetal man wouldn't have any problem...

    A good sheetmetal man wouldn't have any problem making your EAC fit.
  27. I believe the XV90 has been replaced with the...

    I believe the XV90 has been replaced with the XV95 which has the 2-stage heat and variable speed blower. It can be bought in both the communicating and non communicating models and without an air...
  28. As you said, the humidistat control or thermostat...

    As you said, the humidistat control or thermostat with overcool capability are not overly expensive and would be worth trying. You'll have to decide what your overall goals are and devise a plan to...
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    I'll stand by what I said.

    I'll stand by what I said.
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    Now is an excellent time to buy a new furnace, if...

    Now is an excellent time to buy a new furnace, if you get one with a AFUE rating of at least 95%, Uncle Sam will give you a tax credit for 30% of it's installed cost or $1500.00 whichever is less....
  31. I would agree with this based on my own...

    I would agree with this based on my own experience at my home. I simply could not reduce the rh by slowing the blower. I have installed a high efficiency central dehumidifier and now I'm able to keep...
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    Dividing the output btu's by the input btu's will...

    Dividing the output btu's by the input btu's will tell you what the tag thinks the efficiency is.
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    [QUOTE=beenthere;2956222]I have read it. (think...

    [QUOTE=beenthere;2956222]I have read it. (think it was that standard)

    And I think it and most of the efficiency rating standards for all HVAC equipment are BS.



    Well since you didn't say you...
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    Tell me that you have read and understand the...

    Tell me that you have read and understand the DOE's standard 116/1995 and I won't say another word about it. If you haven't read it, you should, on page 59153 it talks about the 4 availible tests and...
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    When looking at the efficiency of the units...

    When looking at the efficiency of the units you're comparing, look at the EER not the SEER. The SEER numbers are made up (Did I say that?) by the manufacturer based on its efficiency at 80 degree...
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    You have a lot of space, a good sheetmetal...

    You have a lot of space, a good sheetmetal company would have no trouble making a nice installation.
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    You're the first person I've seen notice this....

    You're the first person I've seen notice this. The instructions from the filter manufacturer say that there should be a transistion of no more than 30 degrees downstream of it.
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    Don't forget to ask about the unit's heating...

    Don't forget to ask about the unit's heating capacity at your normal winter temps. Several brands of mini-splits use variable speed compressors to allow for proper summer operation and this also...
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    What would you say if you could buy the XL-15i...

    What would you say if you could buy the XL-15i for less than the XR-13?
    Check your numbers after you figure in the $1500.00 tax credit along with any rebates your electric supplier may have. Now...
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    I sell Trane and I put the XL-15i in my own home...

    I sell Trane and I put the XL-15i in my own home for the very reason you point out, it's more efficient than the rest (at least the heat pump is).
    The XV-95 is nice, but get what you want, if not...
  41. While you're getting quotes, get a quote on a new...

    While you're getting quotes, get a quote on a new 95% or better efficiency gas furnace. Not only will the efficiency be better than the oil or gas conversion but it would qualify for up to a $1500.00...
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    I would agree with this but I am sceptical of the...

    I would agree with this but I am sceptical of the performance of the two stage units. Remember that the SEER and HSPF numbers are worthless figures made up by the marketing departments, look at the...
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    Have your contractor check the MCA listing and...

    Have your contractor check the MCA listing and also the Maximum Fuse Size listing on the model number plate. A 4 ton unit on a 30 amp breaker sounds wrong to me. The wire size also should be checked.
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    Look at ARI # 1419077, I don't see anything with...

    Look at ARI # 1419077, I don't see anything with the XL 16i and a coil that matches.
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    Just being sceptical,but how can a smaller coil...

    Just being sceptical,but how can a smaller coil increase the efficiency? My guess is that the numbers are doctored. Remember that ARI and GAMA are paid for by the equipment manufacturers. The...
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    The dental units are designed to keep oil from...

    The dental units are designed to keep oil from leaving the unit.
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    Yes, if you have the inlet valve opened, the...

    Yes, if you have the inlet valve opened, the outlet valve opened, and the purge valve set to recover it should pull a vacuum against your finger.
    We have 4 of these machines and all have worked...
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    Best time I've ever seen to buy a high efficiency...

    Best time I've ever seen to buy a high efficiency system, you can get a 15 SEER for less than a 13 SEER.
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    The 2-stage stat decides which fuel to use. This...

    The 2-stage stat decides which fuel to use. This way the indoor temperature is maintained to within 1 degree of set point if desired and the heat pump runs as much as possible. By using the indoor...
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    As beenthere says, make sure the system works...

    As beenthere says, make sure the system works correctly even when working on the smallest zone only.
    To use the indoor temperature for control, your installer will need to install a simple fossil...
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