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  1. Did he give the outdoor coil a good wash? And...

    Did he give the outdoor coil a good wash? And drybulb temp does tell a lot but the wetbulb temp is just as important.
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    I'm a NATE proctor and believe in it. It is a...

    I'm a NATE proctor and believe in it. It is a "service man's test". Not much crazy b.s. like our Oklahoma state Journeyman's test (which I prep my guys for too) that is filled with nonsense about...
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    Most digital stats will start staging on aux heat...

    Most digital stats will start staging on aux heat with set point is .5 degrees above room temp. It may be impossible to watch it stage unless you camp on it a while.
    The 3h/2c is depending on how...
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    :LOL: This happened a while back just down the...

    :LOL: This happened a while back just down the road from where I work. It was a little manufacturing place of steel products. I believe they ended up going under soon after this happened. OKLA...
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    Copper thieves...

    They hit 4 of these 10 ton package units but left the 2 ton split. They even pulled the whips and a ton of wiring from the units...
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    Speaking on this same topic about btu's,...

    Speaking on this same topic about btu's, capacity, and higher efficiency equipment, are we losing capacity with higher efficiency units? Its probably already been discussed but smaller compressors...
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    Trane Voyager positive pressure forced draft. ...

    Trane Voyager positive pressure forced draft. But it depends on where the crack is at that can determine if the air from the blower motor is entering the heat exchanger or pulling flue gases from...
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    I have no idea what you mean by carrying twice...

    I have no idea what you mean by carrying twice the heat?? 410a runs at higher pressures to achieve the same temperature as R-22. The both carry a temp/press relationship. 410a's is just on a...
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    Smoke- 410a systems do run at higher pressures...

    Smoke- 410a systems do run at higher pressures but NOT higher temperatures. R22 or 410a heat pumps will both run roughly a coil temp of 30 degrees above the indoor temp in heat mode.
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    With a heat pump with electric Aux heat, I say...

    With a heat pump with electric Aux heat, I say run run the HP until there's ice flying off the outdoor fan blade. Heat Pump C.O.P at 20 degrees OD air temp is around 2:1. Still more efficient than...
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    X2. Check the run cap. If it's ok and it has...

    X2. Check the run cap. If it's ok and it has the correct motor in it then it has to be something in the start windings (bad motor)
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    Combustion analyzer for me. There's not a good...

    Combustion analyzer for me. There's not a good way to see the entire heat exchanger no matter how you do it (unless you rip the furnace out). Also, I would not have a gas burning appliance without...
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    Small world! Go pokes! Dogboy, when did you...

    Small world! Go pokes! Dogboy, when did you graduate? I graduated from OSU-Okmulgee ACR program in 2004. Went to work in Tulsa for 3 yrs and now I work at OSU-Okmulgee! I'm in the physical plant,...
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    How did you get that?? So it's a 3 ton? I...

    How did you get that?? So it's a 3 ton? I haven't seen this unit but a friend looked at it. Thanks for the info.
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    Help with AC model number

    Sun Dial condensing unit
    model- CH3 0CAF2A
    ser- TEB5-39991_
    missing last number of seral. Can anybody tell me what size this unit is? 30K BTU? Thanks
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    Write his number down and give it to all your...

    Write his number down and give it to all your no-pay customers or just anybody you don't like. :callpro:
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    This is true. Oops.. :rolleyes: If you...

    This is true. Oops.. :rolleyes:

    If you decide to go with filter grilles, make sure they are sized properly (as stated) since filter grilles are more restrictive than regular stamp faced grilles....
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    Some people just can't look past the bottom line....

    Some people just can't look past the bottom line. $$$$
  19. Thread: Is this safe?

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    It's ok to me. In fact, that flue pipe actually...

    It's ok to me. In fact, that flue pipe actually runs through the blower compartment of that particular furnace.
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    That's the first time I've seen those charts...

    That's the first time I've seen those charts Beenthere. The 410 PSI and 87 degrees of subcooling pretty much put it into perspective! lol.

    I wonder if we'll have the problems with 410a after...
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    I'm a big fan of the Spacegard 2200 and 2400...

    I'm a big fan of the Spacegard 2200 and 2400 filter systems. They will go 6 months before needing changed in most cases. You could possibly push them a little further if you have a tidy house with...
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    So now you're telling the contractor what you're...

    So now you're telling the contractor what you're going to pay? :D

    Are you an engineer of some sort?? I did some work at an engineer's house one time... He was just like you.... DANGEROUS! ...
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    I'm going to agree with the Trane Man. A TXV is...

    I'm going to agree with the Trane Man. A TXV is a good idea that maybe should have been done with the coil change out, but isn't going to make the difference he's hoping for. Maybe it's time for a...
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    It's good that homeowners want to be informed and...

    It's good that homeowners want to be informed and educated on their HVAC equipment, but it's not so good that you feel like you have to find out the problem of your unit and pass it on to your tech. ...
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    I would never try to replace just the pan! The...

    I would never try to replace just the pan! The entire evap coil needs to be replaced. The the evap coils are much larger so that part is true. I know that I have about a 80-90% success rate of...
  26. Thread: Trane RTAC

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    You guys are mean. It varies too much. Plus...

    You guys are mean.

    It varies too much. Plus you would would probably need to post up in the professionals technical section.
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    Sounds like an emergency drain pan. Better get...

    Sounds like an emergency drain pan. Better get the system checked out. That souldn't have water in it unless the primary drain isn't draining for some reason or if the unit was frozen and later...
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    Since you say you can see the water level it...

    Since you say you can see the water level it makes me think that you are talking about an emergency drain pan. There's a drain pan inside the coil and possibly an emergency drain pan under the...
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    I'll take 10 of them

    I'll take 10 of them
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    Something's wrong! It could be anything but I...

    Something's wrong! It could be anything but I would call the company that installed it pretty quick (maybe under warranty?) This may be a problem that if not corrected can cause even bigger...
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    Are you saying that you pressured it up and let...

    Are you saying that you pressured it up and let it set to check for leak? If so, how much pressure and for how long?
  32. oops. Thanks!

    oops. Thanks!
  33. What's the difference in a mobile home furnace?

    What are the differences in a mobile home furnace compared to a normal residential furnace? They always seem to be smashed into a small hole, is it less clearance required? I've never had to work...
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    A 7 year old HS26 is a nice piece of equipment. ...

    A 7 year old HS26 is a nice piece of equipment. You could go ahead and replace the line set now because whenever you replace the unit in X amount of years, the next 5 ton unit will also need an 1...
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    I found one today on a Mr. Slim that was laying...

    I found one today on a Mr. Slim that was laying on its side...... And still running! (roofers)

    I've seen a few leaks on the Lennox HSX line of condesing units. I wonder if it's going to be like...
  36. need help again with a nordyne model number...

    I've always had horrible luck with Nordyne model numbers. Outside unit is trashed and needs replaced. The sticker is gone. I think the Copeland compressor read 029 but is very hard to read. When...
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    Well i just talked to him and his story changed...

    Well i just talked to him and his story changed quite a bit.. Here's my take on the whole thing. the pump and boiler were interlocked so he hooked up to that point to break the boiler. when he did...
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    this is an older set up with a new twist. It has...

    this is an older set up with a new twist. It has 2 VAV air handlers with cooling coils only. the boxes in the space are fan powered for heat. the boxes consist of a damper, blower, and heating...
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    thanks for all the replies. His explanation for...

    thanks for all the replies. His explanation for this was just optimum energy savings. I'm going to go talk to him tomorrow when he comes back. the scary thing is he says his company sets all the...
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    Hot water pump. Keep it on? Turn it off?

    I've always ran my boiler pumps anytime building is occupied and boiler is on with outside temp under 70 or 75 degrees. One of my buildings on campus that I take care of is getting a remodel. It's...
  41. Glad to hear that you're rolling around in money...

    Glad to hear that you're rolling around in money in these economic times....:cool:

    You shouldn't have to give up any money up front to get the job started IMO. A reputable company wouldn't take...
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    The Mitsubishi City Multi can do this. It has...

    The Mitsubishi City Multi can do this. It has one outside unit (heat pump) with several indoor units. The indoor units can have one heating and one cooling at the same time. Pretty elaborate...
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    Check the actual useage of fuel and not the cost....

    Check the actual useage of fuel and not the cost. Cost varies too much and may be throwing it off.
  44. Energy Star doesn't mean much. Neither does an...

    Energy Star doesn't mean much. Neither does an inspection. Get a local contractor to work with you. You won't regret it, and it will be worth every penny.
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    Mold is a bad word around here. There are a lot...

    Mold is a bad word around here. There are a lot of different types of growth that will cause the DSS that are not "mold". It's just growth until it's sent to the lab and tested to me. Everbody's...
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    There are some good points here. If the drain...

    There are some good points here. If the drain wasn't draining properly since there was no trap in place, something could have gotten wet and is now growing something. You need to get a contractor...
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    They need to eventually do something. If all...

    They need to eventually do something. If all they do is look around and not take a stab at something and replace or repair something, the problem is still going to persist. Maybe the thermostat...
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    1 heat 1 cool model number is-- baysens119A.

    1 heat 1 cool model number is-- baysens119A.
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    Brand new unit that was empty??? wow. Is it a...

    Brand new unit that was empty??? wow. Is it a qulality control issue or was it damaged in shipment?

    They have horrible problems leaking. Most leaks I've found are in end tube of the evap coil...
  50. can't think of any heat pumps.

    can't think of any heat pumps.
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