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  1. Yes, but this unit is "egg shaped" and we...

    Yes, but this unit is "egg shaped" and we installed the narrow sides so unit would fit with the most clearance. Turning it would have been much tighter clearance to house and block wall. Not always...
  2. The vent system if sized properly is all at a...

    The vent system if sized properly is all at a negative pressure. That is why there is no tape on connections that aren't "air tight". Air is actually sucked in at these connections. Once the vent...
  3. The manufacture considers the trap as an option....

    The manufacture considers the trap as an option. We do it because our equipment is installed in unconditioned space so any air blowing out a tee fitting or the line is a waste of energy. The trap...
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    This is what we do when the furnace is on a...

    This is what we do when the furnace is on a platform and the return air chamber and grill is right below. Also you want to check that the return air grill is sized large enough. The bar type grill is...
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    Manufacture approves setting furnace directly on...

    Manufacture approves setting furnace directly on wood up flow/horizontal models.

    We have lined only a few with metal usually because of rodent control. IE vet hospital with food inside building....
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    Ahh, concentric kit.

    Ahh, concentric kit.
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    The furnace a Cat 1 appliance is not positive...

    The furnace a Cat 1 appliance is not positive pressure in the venting system. People see the vent blower and think that it is but it's not. The blower only induces a draft within the furnace. The...
  9. Thread: It's perfect!

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    If only our customers felt this satisfied. Man's...

    If only our customers felt this satisfied. Man's best friend and they deserve some comfort.
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    That's a dam good idea! I need one of them...

    That's a dam good idea! I need one of them disposable razors.

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  11. Thread: It's perfect!

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    It's perfect!

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7SZJ6PEH8Gs
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    The furnace and water heater are set in the...

    The furnace and water heater are set in the garage and has high and low combustion air vents to the outside. We wrapped the Rubitex pipe insulation with 10 mil rubber pipe wrap 2" tape. Inspectors...
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    Thanks hvactechnd and thanks hearthman for that...

    Thanks hvactechnd and thanks hearthman for that detailed follow up. Always learning stuff on this site.
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    Thanks for quoting the section. A lot of times...

    Thanks for quoting the section. A lot of times with residential one can open a slider or window to get to a receptacle. Commercial such as on a roof generally has an outlet on at least one of the...
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    What may be going on is a misunderstanding of...

    What may be going on is a misunderstanding of what they want. It may be required in your application to have B-Vent as the connector material in lew of single wall. This is a very good handbook...
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    http://www.ameri-vent.com/files/assets/files/13669...

    http://www.ameri-vent.com/files/assets/files/1366997178_Catalog--TypeBVent.pdf

    Maybe page 27 will do it for you. The vent manufacturer illustrates this method on a Combo vent system.
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    Ahh, dully noted, thanks for the feedback. Always...

    Ahh, dully noted, thanks for the feedback. Always looking to improve things.

    The equipment hold downs (straps) are a National requirement in the IMC. Just not enforced everywhere. It has more to...
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    About the 120V convenience outlet, they let it go...

    About the 120V convenience outlet, they let it go if it's a change out and or if we are adding a/c (maybe a little known code) but in this case it's nice to see the builder paying attention to codes...
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    Clearances are same rating, one-inch. Amerivent...

    Clearances are same rating, one-inch. Amerivent part number 4FC-24 (2') & 4FC-3 (3'). Appliance connector 4FC-AC
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    What is interesting about this job is the 036 (3...

    What is interesting about this job is the 036 (3 ton) unit is actually taller than the 048 (4 ton).

    Notice the 120 volt electrical outlet (this is a code requirement to be within 20' of the...
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    New Lennox equipment for a textbook change-out

    Highlights: Corrected a Combo B-Vent. Water heater vent connector size is now 4" (was 3" and this is not even shown in venting tables or code books).
    XC14-036 & XC14-048 Lennox air conditioners...
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    I can work with metal without gloves it's just...

    I can work with metal without gloves it's just when they put razor blades on the edge cut I have an issue as I wasn't expecting it. Now I handle with extreme caution. Also watch out on the furnace...
  24. No kidding.

    No kidding.
  25. System has to be air tight, no air leaks. The...

    System has to be air tight, no air leaks. The J-Trap seals air from coming out condensate drain line and trap is serviceable with access plug. We also use rope caulk to seal around condensate drain...
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