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  1. If you feel the wk badge, you will feel two holes...

    If you feel the wk badge, you will feel two holes behind the label. When they get badged Rheem, they poke those holes out and press in a Rheem plastic Badge that has to snap locks that fit into the...
  2. Any installer who can see a 5% change raise your...

    Any installer who can see a 5% change raise your hand..... I didnt think so.

    So on a 60,000 btuh furnace... 1% is 600 btuhs.... it's nothing more than a slow opening valve. By the way its the same...
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    You cant read the duty cycle with a meter. You...

    You cant read the duty cycle with a meter.

    You will have to read the milli-amp signal to the gas valve or measure the gas pressure. the signal from the thermostat is a PWM signal. The milli-amp...
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    same goes for the Rheem mod furnace and 16 seer...

    same goes for the Rheem mod furnace and 16 seer heat pump. It sets itself up too if you set it up as a communicating system (much like the infinity). Doesnt matter, you still have to compare apples...
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    By setting the thermostat up 1 degree, you will...

    By setting the thermostat up 1 degree, you will not see a 40% firing rate. You will have to wait until it works it's way up or works it's way down to the 40% firing rate. Unless your meter measures...
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    It's still not apples to apples. The Carrier...

    It's still not apples to apples. The Carrier system proposed is a dual fuel system and the Rheem is not, why not ask for a dual fuel Rheem set up so you have the same options?
  7. Crap, I didn't see that... funny. I need to pay...

    Crap, I didn't see that... funny. I need to pay better attention. Although how pleasing is it to hear from a member three years later to hear she is thrilled with her decision after consulting...
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    Sorry, I missed your response there. I have a...

    Sorry, I missed your response there.

    I have a Rheem Modulating gas furnace as the air mover and back up.

    The JEZ is still in some warehouses so it would be unwise to pretend it doesnt exist....
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    Good thing you wouldn't find a burner for it...

    Good thing you wouldn't find a burner for it anyway.
  10. Bald, Since when did you forget you can...

    Bald,

    Since when did you forget you can control humidity with a mod thermostat?
  11. Yeah, dirt in the blower is exclusively a Rheem...

    Yeah, dirt in the blower is exclusively a Rheem thing
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    No "Smart heat" from Carrier is a fancy way of...

    No "Smart heat" from Carrier is a fancy way of saying "watt resistor". The watt resistor limits the amount of electric heat coming on when the return temp is warm. (keeps your watts down, hence the...
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    If you expect anything to be exhausted you need...

    If you expect anything to be exhausted you need to supply some fresh air.

    I made the mistake of putting a spa in a room before... Besides, there's nothing better than sitting in a spa with snow...
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    Haha :payattention:

    Haha :payattention:
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    last time I shorted a thermocouple, the earth...

    last time I shorted a thermocouple, the earth turned backwards. You may not have noticed it, but you did have a de ja vu as a result.
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    Get another tech or tell your tech to find help...

    Get another tech or tell your tech to find help from his distributor service coordinator.

    The fact is that the mfg specified the strict vent tables for a reason and the reason has nothing to do...
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    I'm not sure what this is in regard to, my memory...

    I'm not sure what this is in regard to, my memory is short.
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    I dont always agree with Robo. But in this case I...

    I dont always agree with Robo. But in this case I do. These two cats could have been picking up a unit as subs or employees of a licensed contractor. The fed ex-guy just dropped off some stuff in a...
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    That's the key. In today's furnaces, I would...

    That's the key. In today's furnaces, I would rather the homeowner not be opening the blower/control cabinet for obvious reasons. The installer should definitely make the effort to make the filter...
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    I have the RPRL-036JEC and yes, if you are...

    I have the RPRL-036JEC and yes, if you are willing to kick out the bucks, get the 550 stat. I have that as well on mine. You do need to tell your tech you want the serial communicating system.

    You...
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    so now look closely at your vent system and drain...

    so now look closely at your vent system and drain if it's a condensing furnace (drain may be slow).
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    my guess the capacitor on the board is weak that...

    my guess the capacitor on the board is weak that supports the spark. Have them order yo a new board (dont take from stock).
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    Clopay, you will need the AHRI certification for...

    Clopay, you will need the AHRI certification for your specific system, not just the outdoor unit. Once the system is installed, post the full model numbers of both the indoor unit and outdoor unit...
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    The two options are probably a 21" air handler...

    The two options are probably a 21" air handler and a 17" air handler. Either that or the air handler ends in JA or JC. Since they carry different model numbers on the air handler, they require...
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    The flip flop occurred when HX all became...

    The flip flop occurred when HX all became negative pressure. You could take a modern furnace and drill holes in it and not produce carbon monoxide in the house. For safeties sake, I would trash any...
  26. You would not want to add returns to the kitchen...

    You would not want to add returns to the kitchen or bathrooms. There are odors in both of them that your family would appreciate you leaving in those rooms.

    I would suggest before doing any...
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    That furnace is 20 years old. I would recommend...

    That furnace is 20 years old. I would recommend they just replace it if they want the house to sell.
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    just to clear up million year warranties. If you...

    just to clear up million year warranties. If you read the fine print, if the part is no longer available, you will get a discount on a new one for the value of that part (not how much it would cost...
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    how many of the "40 years" has the furnace run on...

    how many of the "40 years" has the furnace run on an extension cord? Also, it's pretty obvious why the elbow had to be replaced at least once on the vent. "Dang, I replaced that elbow 3 times in the...
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    Are those numbers sensible or total?

    Are those numbers sensible or total?
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    you can boost the airflow if you dont have...

    you can boost the airflow if you dont have dehumidification needs to improve the sensible. The two stage offers more than two stages

    At night, the loads are generally lower meaning you will...
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    well a secondary HX needs to be water tight for...

    well a secondary HX needs to be water tight for sure
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    OK... if they did a manual J, and they have the...

    OK... if they did a manual J, and they have the specs of the equipment, they have all they need to calculate the capacity balance point. If they did a little deeper and know the utility costs they...
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    The filter supplied may look chintzy, but all in...

    The filter supplied may look chintzy, but all in all it's a pretty good filter. It's means of collecting dust is different than a spun fiberglass filter. The thing I dont like is if not installed...
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    no, not directed at you at all... It is a...

    no, not directed at you at all... It is a practice some guys use and they need to know that they can void their customers warranty by being ignorant.
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    I just went back and relized you may have already...

    I just went back and relized you may have already mentioned it was a RGPR-07EBRQR. In that case 1st stage heat is somewhere around 1125 cfm and the high heat is around 1305

    This is one of those...
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    cooling or HP speed is not always higher than the...

    cooling or HP speed is not always higher than the heating speed. This is dependent on the size. You have a 3 ton HP, how many btuhs is your furnace?

    Odds are your furnace is not wired to be 2...
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    Since when is a heat exchanger in a furnace "air...

    Since when is a heat exchanger in a furnace "air tight"? This is a huge misconception. Besides, what manufacture suggests spraying slat water or other chemicals onto hot steel?

    There's something...
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    just to clarify, the Rheem HD stat will not work...

    just to clarify, the Rheem HD stat will not work on the RGPR furnace. You could get a honeywell HD stat in that application. For the straight heat pump, it can be used.

    Sorry to hear your...
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    I love it, the return is open in the room with...

    I love it, the return is open in the room with the barometric damper. They probably have been diagnosed as having some chronic headache and have been on workers comp claiming something at work has...
  41. yet they are "professionals"

    yet they are "professionals"
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    Do you guys make this stuff up as you go along? ...

    Do you guys make this stuff up as you go along?

    The C you are referring to is on the coil if you read the OP's question. You are getting the serial enabled air handler either way they no langer...
  43. so now address the duct issue

    so now address the duct issue
  44. If you have a duct issue, the noise will be worse...

    If you have a duct issue, the noise will be worse with the ECM.
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    Did I read that right, you added 1000 square feet...

    Did I read that right, you added 1000 square feet and he added 8 tons?
  46. The Humidifier contacts are only energized when...

    The Humidifier contacts are only energized when the blower is on in the heat mode and open 30 seconds before the blower shuts off. Your humidi-stat is in series with this circuit along with your...
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    Doc thwaps Robo with a spoonfull of Ben and...

    Doc thwaps Robo with a spoonfull of Ben and Jerry's "chunky monkey" ice cream.
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    You cant paint the 90+ furnace being in an attic...

    You cant paint the 90+ furnace being in an attic with such a wide brush. There are simple solutions worth getting you to that point.
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    just for giggles get a quote using the RGFE...

    just for giggles get a quote using the RGFE furnace in place of the RGPR. Full communication and fully modulating.
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    Now Robo, stop with the stuff how they choose...

    Now Robo, stop with the stuff how they choose what brand to call it. Someone is going to believe it.
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