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  1. Yes. As a global umbrella corporation. I was...

    Yes. As a global umbrella corporation.
    I was trying to keep it HVAC industry.
    Someone else probably owns IR

    :)

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  2. Oil prices may be low right now but the cost...

    Oil prices may be low right now but the cost swings at the drop of a hat.

    Propane is almost as hot and you can get appliances rated at 95% efficiency.
    Plus new propane systems have more safety...
  3. Since you upgraded all of your radiators and some...

    Since you upgraded all of your radiators and some of your piping,
    Your best solution is to get rid of that 80% boiler and buy a high efficient boiler that is sized correctly.

    You will most likely...
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    Oh snap! Hahahhahaaa I missed the heat pump...

    Oh snap!
    Hahahhahaaa

    I missed the heat pump part...


    Still interested to hear what size unit and what size line set is currently there

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    We empty our machines after every use. Every job...

    We empty our machines after every use.
    Every job is sent out with 3 cartridges with fresh oil in them.
    Typically we only need 2.



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  6. You will need professional services to give you...

    You will need professional services to give you options.

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  7. Partially clogged ports in the secondary will...

    Partially clogged ports in the secondary will cause a restriction in the exhaust flow.
    It's not enough to open a pressure switch.

    If this was condensate building up in the secondary then you...
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    Crush the CSST and vibration equals a hole ...

    Crush the CSST and vibration equals a hole

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  9. As a tenant or lessee I would not rent a space...

    As a tenant or lessee I would not rent a space that required me to install new equipment that I could not keep.

    Since this is most likely a business, why not just use it as an operating expenses...
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    That has to be illegal. Ground it at the panel...

    That has to be illegal.

    Ground it at the panel


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  11. You have a single zone system that serves a...

    You have a single zone system that serves a smoking and a nonsmoking area.

    The only way to fix your issue is to actually make the apartment it's own space with a separate system.

    You may still...
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    This is hard to answer without all the data. ...

    This is hard to answer without all the data.

    What size duct is feeding this 2x12 register currently and what are they suggesting?
    What size room and load calculation requirement?
    What is the...
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    What is the purpose of sealing the pump after use...

    What is the purpose of sealing the pump after use while it's still hot?

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  15. From my understanding, A clogged secondary heat...

    From my understanding,
    A clogged secondary heat exchanger is the result of an improper start up.
    Not running the furnace for a solid 20-30 minutes the first time it lights to burn off and rinse...
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    I'm betting the line set was never sized properly...

    I'm betting the line set was never sized properly and it needs a check valve

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    100'? Please share with us the size of equipment...

    100'?
    Please share with us the size of equipment being installed and the line set size you currently have.

    I we were quoting the job it would include a new line set to eliminate any confusion.
    ...
  18. You probably also don't know that American...

    You probably also don't know that American Standard owns Trane.


    What kind of data did you give your space rocket friend?
    "High pressure" is a relative term that can be interpreted different...
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    New indoor coil might not fit in that old cabinet...

    New indoor coil might not fit in that old cabinet

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  20. Yes. Improper air/fuel ratio is EXACTLY where...

    Yes.
    Improper air/fuel ratio is EXACTLY where the soot comes from.
    It's carbon from the unburned fuel.

    It is lighter than air and will float around your house.

    Clearly you need a different...
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    Think about how much refrigerant (contaminated...

    Think about how much refrigerant (contaminated refrigerant) hits that sensor every day.

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    It's a quick reference. A luxury item. You...

    It's a quick reference. A luxury item.
    You can't expect it all in one box

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    In my experience pulling vacuum greatly varies...

    In my experience pulling vacuum greatly varies depending on the unit and conditions.

    Brand new system, evaporator and line set only will pull crazy fast.

    Repair on existing system takes much...
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    Have you tested it against another micron gauge?...

    Have you tested it against another micron gauge?

    A quality stand alone gauge?

    I can't speak to your digital gauge set but I have not heard good things in general about the built it micron...
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    Not if the measuring device is inaccurate. ...

    Not if the measuring device is inaccurate.

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    Clearly either something wrong with your Appion...

    Clearly either something wrong with your Appion OR the operator.

    If it's not the operator then it must be the Appion, right?


    As mentioned before, the advantage to the Appion is oil change on...
  27. The filter is a MUST have item. If the nozzle...

    The filter is a MUST have item.
    If the nozzle gets impinged then your air/fuel ratio will be off and your unit could soot up and cause an expensive clean out not to mention high fuel bills from...
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    Your setup isn't correct. Watch the videos, buy...

    Your setup isn't correct.
    Watch the videos, buy the correct tools, get better results.

    I love our Appions.
    Every new technician hired is taught the proper practice and they are amazed at the...
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    Always looking to recruit the best!

    Always looking to recruit the best!
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    I was great meeting last week! As the company...

    I was great meeting last week!
    As the company grows we will be expanding into a larger light commercial direction.

    Chris
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    Top Techs Wanted! -Are you an HVAC Service...

    Top Techs Wanted!

    -Are you an HVAC Service Technician who got into the industry to provide great service at a fair price, only to find out that the company you work for is pressuring you to do...
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    *Bump*

    *Bump*
  33. Also your original 150k might have been correct...

    Also your original 150k might have been correct when the home was built.
    If new windows, doors, added insulation etc... have been installed over the years then your R value has changed.

    We don't...
  34. Looks like we're a nearing the end of this...

    Looks like we're a nearing the end of this discussion.

    My only input is,
    Why would anyone install an 80% furnace these days?
    And if you're comparing single stage and 2 stage systems a 2 stage...
  35. I believe Adaptive Intelligent Recovery is to...

    I believe Adaptive Intelligent Recovery is to make sure the system is at setpoint on a programmable thermostat at the appointed time set by the customer and to do that with the minimum stages...
  36. I bet your headaches are gone.

    I bet your headaches are gone.
  37. Thread: Slant Fin

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    :)

    :)
  38. Thread: Slant Fin

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    ???

    ???
  39. Thread: Slant Fin

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    The fittings are cheap. It's the tool that is the...

    The fittings are cheap. It's the tool that is the costly upfront price.
    Nothing like connecting pipe with water still sitting in it!
  40. Thread: Slant Fin

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    Special fittings for the propress and can be used...

    Special fittings for the propress and can be used on hot water systems.
    Copper, brass, valves...you name it
  41. Nothing to do with your defrost issue, But if...

    Nothing to do with your defrost issue,

    But if this is an accurate supply static pressure reading,
    You either don't have enough supply runs or you have dampers closed down.
    Either way it's...
  42. Thread: Slant Fin

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    I love my Pro Press!

    I love my Pro Press!
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    SE Pennsylvania - Growing Residential Company!

    Tru North Heating and Air, Inc is a growing residential HVAC service company located in Downingtown, PA and we are looking for key individuals that want to be a part of our team!

    We are a premium...
  44. Thread: Odd noise

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    Rider77, I think you need to take that one step...

    Rider77, I think you need to take that one step further and specify the expensive 3M micro pleat filters are very restrictive.

    Anything you put in the duct will be restrictive at some level. The...
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    Never seen CAT wiring in any hvac system. I've...

    Never seen CAT wiring in any hvac system. I've used fiber and CAT5 in automation controls but not in the manufactured hvac systems.
    If it's 24v control then your CAT wiring is a problem. Even...
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    Here's a thought, You said the Service valves...

    Here's a thought,
    You said the Service valves are all the way open...
    Maybe the type of service valve you have is now back seated and closed. Try turning the service valved clockwise 1/2 turn and...
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    Registered

    Registered
  48. Ask home warranty to send a different company for...

    Ask home warranty to send a different company for a second opinion
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    Great. Where are these items located?

    Great.
    Where are these items located?
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    Maybe it's only running single stage and never...

    Maybe it's only running single stage and never ramps up.
    When I find a heat pump with half, or less, of the outdoor coil frozen solid it usually means under charged. If it's a 2 stage heat pump...
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