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    I agree...I did pretty good and I'm not an...

    I agree...I did pretty good and I'm not an engineer. I used HVAC-calc, a ductulator, some other references and managed to get almost every room within at least 1 degree of the set temperature -...
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    If you're referring to that gap in the center of...

    If you're referring to that gap in the center of the photo that goes all around the duct, it appears to me that there is a piece of canvas-like material in the gap. If that's the case, then the...
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    A thorough professional, when selling a...

    A thorough professional, when selling a replacement condenser that has been destroyed by dog urine, will suggest to the homeowner that the homeowner go to a home improvement store and buy some type...
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    The only difference that this could make is if...

    The only difference that this could make is if you finish the basement ceiling. As you didn't mention any idea or plans to finish the basement, sounds like you're just being anal.
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    Or maybe they just used a tubing cutter, cut the...

    Or maybe they just used a tubing cutter, cut the line, and put a snug fitting plastic cap over the end. Isn't this how at least some ACR is shipped from the manufacturer? Once it's opened and the...
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    two stage furnace question...

    when this furnace is running in the low stage should a flame be visible through the port? It's a Rheem 2 stage.
  7. That advice about load calc's...

    do your own load calculation. I'm presuming you are capable. HVAC-calc is $50 and it's well worth it. Doing a proper load calculation takes some time, although I'm sure somebody that does it...
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    Room temperature differences..

    What would be an acceptable difference in differing room temperatures? So far, I'm within 2 degrees after checking with the doors closed where possible.
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    Thanks, but there's no installation manual...

    Thanks, but there's no installation manual available at the Rheem site - just the spec's document -that's the first place I checked.
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    Rheem cased coil instruction's link

    Evening - The contractor forgot to leave the manual for the coil, I'd like to have a look at the manual.

    The coil is a RCFL 3617.

    Just in case a link to the coil is unavailable the coil was...
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    Thanks. And thanks.

    Thanks.



    And thanks.
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    All I see in the Filtrete brand, at the big...

    All I see in the Filtrete brand, at the big boxes, are one inch filters.

    The contractor showed me a filter that was around 5" deep, fit through the hole in the center of the 16 x 20 filter grille,...
  13. This is fair. Further, on Kirbinster...

    This is fair.

    Further, on Kirbinster perception of attitude, I think Kirbinster doesn't realize that the yellow pages are chock full of tradespeople, likely far more than management consulting...
  14. Yeah, I think so also - but I'm not a pro - so, ...

    Yeah, I think so also - but I'm not a pro - so,

    (A) let the pro's answer the question, so,

    (B) the college kid doesn't think he has solved the problem by finding an emergency or secondary...
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    Air Filter name question

    What is the name brand, or type, of those deep gasketed filters that fit into a filter grille designed for a 1" thick filter?
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    What you ought to do - as you don't mind shelling...

    What you ought to do - as you don't mind shelling out a lot of money - is shell out a little money before you start calling people. HVAC-calc, a program that was not only advertised on this site but...
  17. A flying question for a flying guess, for the...

    A flying question for a flying guess, for the Op's sake in case he can turn on secondary or emergency heat:

    Is the secondary or emergency heat less expensive to run than the heat pump?
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    Don't buy any system from anybody that hasn't...

    Don't buy any system from anybody that hasn't done, or won't do prior to equipment selection, a load calculation.

    Considering the deadline for qualification for the tax credit: Today, right now,...
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    Dunce with a stick?:deadhorse: No question about...

    Dunce with a stick?:deadhorse:
    No question about it, really.
  20. Let's hope the tax credit based on EER expires. ...

    Let's hope the tax credit based on EER expires. You are probably one of thousands of people who, by your own wishes, or the contractor's desire to help you, got an oversize sytem just to have a...
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    That's simple. The statement was: "It won't work...

    That's simple. The statement was: "It won't work unless it's pushed back on the slab." That can't be other than ok with me because he is the professional.
    The statement means that the equipment will...
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    That's foolish. The contractor's the pro, I'm...

    That's foolish. The contractor's the pro, I'm not. He's licensed, I'm not. He should only speak about what effects his installation and nothing else. The position of my gate, the colors of my...
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    Not any kind of a licensed engineer at all, just...

    Not any kind of a licensed engineer at all, just educated. However, I do a lot of engineering on the job, just like any other competent lead mechanical tradesperson does.

    Although you may not...
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    You're exactly correct. The contractor is an...

    You're exactly correct.

    The contractor is an idiot because on the telephone he told me the condenser would not work unless it was pushed back on the slab.

    My wife may be an idiot because she...
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    No, definitely a miscommunication between him and...

    No, definitely a miscommunication between him and his guys.

    However, you may be somewhat, in some degree, correct because I never specifically stated, prior to the work beginning, that the...
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