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    Another fantastic product is Home Comfort Zones. ...

    Another fantastic product is Home Comfort Zones. And it's easier to install.

    It will monitor the system static pressure and open the dampers as needed to prevent problems.
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  2. Check with a local contractor, in some areas...

    Check with a local contractor, in some areas (like Oregon), they'll pay for someone to test and seal the ductwork for you.
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    Carrier and Bryant are exactly the same equipment...

    Carrier and Bryant are exactly the same equipment with different labels. Both contractors are proposing the Performance/Preferred level (mid-tier efficiency).

    Contractor 1 performed due diligence...
  4. Thread: RUUD or TRANE

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    The Ruud is going to be substantially louder than...

    The Ruud is going to be substantially louder than the Trane.

    In my opinion, heat pump is the only way to go. It's 3 times less expensive to operate than electric heat. So even if you run it for...
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    Ditto dash. Generally it's 1sq ft of filtered...

    Ditto dash.

    Generally it's 1sq ft of filtered space per ton... then you have to ask questions like what kind of filters and are there any stubs in the way etc.

    The more return air space, the...
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    The outdoor temperature sensor is needed so the...

    The outdoor temperature sensor is needed so the heat pump knows when it's too cold outside to operate. An ODT has nothing to do with a humidifier.
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    Great system! I install the iComfort every...

    Great system!

    I install the iComfort every chance I get. It's full of great features for me and easy to use for the homeowner.

    They are working on a new version with even more features,...
  8. http://www.ecobee.com/ Should be coming out...

    http://www.ecobee.com/

    Should be coming out with an Android app soon (per support)
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    Is there no possible way to seal the return air...

    Is there no possible way to seal the return air plenum?
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    Both is the most accurate way. In real life...

    Both is the most accurate way.

    In real life sales, we use Manual J during the initial call and a blower door test when signing the deal.
  11. Sorry cajunryu, sounds like you fell for a very...

    Sorry cajunryu, sounds like you fell for a very common thing in our industry. I applaud you for you catching it and asking questions!

    Ask for copies of the Manual J and Manual D calculations that...
  12. Sounds like a job for ... POOKIE MAN! Dried...

    Sounds like a job for ... POOKIE MAN!

    Dried mastic does an amazing job of holding metal on in cases like this.
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    The weight information should be in the...

    The weight information should be in the engineering specs available from the Trane. Check with your contractor to get copies (we can't give them out of here because of the DIY rules).
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    100k sounds about right for that size house. I...

    100k sounds about right for that size house. I would still recommend a heat load calculation.

    With three levels, do you have any problems with rooms that are too hot or too cold?

    Have you had...
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    100k BTU? You must have a HUGE home! Most...

    100k BTU? You must have a HUGE home! Most furnaces in this area are 60k.

    If allergies or asthma are not an issue in your home, I would recommend the Honeywell F100. It's a 4" filter that...
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    Hello Joelltzx, Great choice of furnace! I...

    Hello Joelltzx,

    Great choice of furnace!

    I would definitely upgrade the thermostat to get the most out of the new system. The Honeywell IAQ is a great choice to control the variable speed fan....
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    Which contractor performed a manual J heat load...

    Which contractor performed a manual J heat load calculation?
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    Fantastic job on your research and knowledge...

    Fantastic job on your research and knowledge hornet22! I'm impressed.

    Toss any quote out the window that didn't come with a manual J heat load. Some companies do want you to pay as it can be...
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    Did the contractor run a Manual J heat load...

    Did the contractor run a Manual J heat load calculation?
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    Both are good systems, the Trane XL16i is a...

    Both are good systems, the Trane XL16i is a two-stage, comparable to the Maytag. And yes, there are lots of benefits of two-stage equipment. They run longer (better comfort) use less energy (lower...
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    The big one is a lack of air to the rooms...

    The big one is a lack of air to the rooms attached to the far end of the run, low air pressure, etc.

    What method did you use to calculate the size?

    Always trust the calculations, unless you're...
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    My dad has been installing these under the Maytag...

    My dad has been installing these under the Maytag brand since they first came out. Very efficient systems.

    They are also complicated and expensive.

    Nordyne is the parent company, but the IQ...
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    It's not compatible with MS Security Essentials...

    It's not compatible with MS Security Essentials because they're both anti-virus programs.

    MSSE is a perfect program, runs in the background, doesn't take up a lot of system resources and catches...
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    The return is only large enough for a 3.5 ton...

    The return is only large enough for a 3.5 ton system.

    For anything more than that, you need a full load calculation (Manual J) and duct analysis (Manual D).

    There are a lot of great companies...
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    York makes the highest HSPF split system (10.70).

    York makes the highest HSPF split system (10.70).
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