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    To each is his own. But, that amount is highly...

    To each is his own. But, that amount is highly questionable. We would not offer an extended warranty at that price.

    As a matter of fact, most of the equipment we have installed in the last 3 or...
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    Possibly. If your supply duct system is...

    Possibly. If your supply duct system is oversized, the available air is distributed all around with most areas likely getting to little air. By closing those vents, it is possible that the maximum...
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    The "bull" part is the Goodman Rep. It is...

    The "bull" part is the Goodman Rep. It is implied that the Rep does not know enough about HVAC to address the issue intelligently.
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    22 parts vs. 31 parts

    I can not speak on the equipment you are asking about. We have not installed any 14 SEER Ducanes. For comparison, on a 12 SEER A/C, there are 22 items listed on the parts sheet. And, on a 12 SEER...
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    Go Ducane! Go.

    We do not install Ducane as much as we use to. But, you will not go wrong with Ducane.

    A primary factor to consider for any manufacturer is parts availability. Where I live, Goodman parts are...
  6. Thread: who's coming

    by ptcooper
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    Ga-HVAC-Tech, Know what, I been wanting to ask...

    Ga-HVAC-Tech,

    Know what, I been wanting to ask you if you are a Yellow Jacket fan. A real Ga-Tech....

    Oh, save your condolences. I might need them after Monday. I will be traveling from Raleigh...
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    You gave him only two options. How about another...

    You gave him only two options. How about another option? What if you "disconnect the green wire in the thermostat", but the green wire and the red wire had been penetrated by a nail in the wall, and...
  8. Thread: who's coming

    by ptcooper
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    Maybe next time...

    Sorry everyone. I will not be in attendance. I had a "first date" with a lady in Winston-Salem a couple of weeks ago. She politely asked me to never return to the City again...

    Better be safe...
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    I do not swim. I do not smoke. I need to lose 10 lbs. So what is in it for me?

    So is this just a big fun thing? Or, are there some educational value offered. :rolleyes:

    Oh, my room rate is $89.00
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    Marriott.com gave me $89.00 for Friday and...

    Marriott.com gave me $89.00 for Friday and Saturday nights. The 425 North Cherry St. location
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    Just ignore those two other PROs. Uhhhhh, WE do...

    Just ignore those two other PROs. Uhhhhh, WE do not like gasket for filter grilles/doors. :eek:


    Right guys?
  12. To the person who call himself Air ???. I did not...

    To the person who call himself Air ???. I did not read your your reply to "ga-hvac-tech" post. But I am sure you know the saying... If the shoe fits, then wear it!!!

    Oh, I did read your reply to...
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    It is okay installed in that directions. The...

    It is okay installed in that directions. The service door, and valves need to be accessible. The wiring conduit need to be strapped off of the ground. And, the grass need to be cut.
  14. You need a combustion air intake because that...

    You need a combustion air intake because that vented crawspace or that vented attic might become unvented on day. My crawlspace is no longer vented. With snow on my roof, my attic is less vented...
  15. The most important part of a change-out is not...

    The most important part of a change-out is not installation. Installation may never be the most important part. And you pros know that. There is nothing difficult or mind boggling about changing...
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    A direct response to your two questions is this:...

    A direct response to your two questions is this:

    1. Yes. For the most part, warranty will allow for the component to be replaced. But first the broken component must be identified. Sometime,...
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    Hey, just ignore RoBoTeq for a day or two. He is...

    Hey, just ignore RoBoTeq for a day or two. He is a little disturbed that we North Carolinian's now how to keep our electric rates low.

    Also, I think he regrets using the word "cocky" a while ago....
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    What he is saying is that approximately 83% of...

    What he is saying is that approximately 83% of the compressor change-outs are not needed.
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    You guy's rates are unheard of here in North...

    You guy's rates are unheard of here in North Carolina. Our rates are 9.7 cents. My last electric bill was about $90.00. That is for 2,000 sf, programmable t-stat set on 74 for the return and...
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    If there are 50 brands higher priced than...

    If there are 50 brands higher priced than Goodman, then there are 25 brands lower in price than Goodman. Goodman's product has raised the bar in warranty. And, replacement parts availability.

    The...
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    This job was for a Senior Citizens organization....

    This job was for a Senior Citizens organization. They had the money for the repair but not a replacement. Also, I did not tell you that the heat exchanger was cracked in four places. So, a new heat...
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    The biggest reason for not wanting higher SEER is...

    The biggest reason for not wanting higher SEER is COST. It takes a long long time to recoup the additional price increase.

    When 10 SEER was the minimum, our upgrade was a 14 SEER. Not a 11 - 12 -...
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    We do HVAC. I would love to have 10 SEER to offer...

    We do HVAC. I would love to have 10 SEER to offer to my coustomers. If the difference in price is noticable, GO for it. :p
  24. The installation calls for the condensate drain...

    The installation calls for the condensate drain lines to be insulated if there exist a chance that they might freeze up.
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    The instructions should be in a box of flex. ...

    The instructions should be in a box of flex.

    I did not read the other posts, and only glanced at the photos, are the flex insulated?
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    You seem confused. :confused: What to you mean,...

    You seem confused. :confused: What to you mean, get yourself in trouble? The poor fellow needed the fan height in order to reach to and clean out his gutters. :D
  27. We do not know where you live. It makes a...

    We do not know where you live. It makes a difference. All brands are not available in your every area. For example, Ducane might not be in Seattle, but it is in Raleigh. Philco is not in Raleigh, but...
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    I am glad that lost of refrigerant repair issue...

    I am glad that lost of refrigerant repair issue has been cleared up.

    Now, there is nothing unprofessional with delaying a residential or light commercial leak repair until a more opportune time....
  29. Thread: just a rant

    by ptcooper
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    Hey, I would love to have a copy also! Email it...

    Hey, I would love to have a copy also! Email it to me. Please!
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    First, I will tell you possible reasons for the...

    First, I will tell you possible reasons for the upstairs being to warm:

    1. Improper ceiling insulation.
    2. Improper attic door/hatch insulation.
    3. Improper duct design.
    4. Improper duct...
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    Now, what you did not ask is important. The...

    Now, what you did not ask is important. The answer to your unasked question is; a lot of us are not willing to try hard to find a leak that is not obvious. Why? Because it seem like to much work.
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    I am so glad you attempted to fix it. That is...

    I am so glad you attempted to fix it. That is what good contractors do. And, to that "Sergeant" fellow from cross town, do you still have any more recycled R-22 for sale? I need a little over 3 lbs.
  33. Thread: Goodman Data

    by ptcooper
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    I have something on the CE 7.5 ton and 10 ton....

    I have something on the CE 7.5 ton and 10 ton. The electrical ratings, performance ratings and physical data. It is dated 5/98. But, I could not find anything on a smaller unit. Check with Johnstone...
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    I have lived in Mississippi and Alabama all my...

    I have lived in Mississippi and Alabama all my life and I can't imagine a situation where two degrees in two hours is acceptable.

    An example is when it is 2:00 p.m., 90 outside, the t-state is...
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    You have not given enough information. Two hours...

    You have not given enough information. Two hours and a two degree drop is sometimes acceptable. Also, it is possible that a 15 difference is not a sign that something is wrong. Low air flow could be...
  36. The XT80 is not a variable speed. The XV80 is the...

    The XT80 is not a variable speed. The XV80 is the variable speed model.

    It is acceptable to have one system with zone capability. The XV80 should work well, but not the XT80. The size/capacity of...
  37. If you will use a washable filter, you will need...

    If you will use a washable filter, you will need to have another one on hand. After washing the one, you will need to allow time for it to air dry. With two filters, you can alternate between the two.
  38. A digital thermostat is best. By the way, do not...

    A digital thermostat is best. By the way, do not forget to disconnect the high voltage to the air handler. You do not want to chance blowing a low voltage fuse. Do you? :D
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    With all the secrecy in pricing information how...

    With all the secrecy in pricing information how can the consumer know he's getting treated right when it comes to pricing a new unit when he has no idea what a new unit will cost?

    Rheem is the...
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    The GCS13042 service valve is 7/8" suction. And,...

    The GCS13042 service valve is 7/8" suction. And, the CAPF coil is 7/8" as well. At 35 feet in total length, the efficiency is compromised. Yes, it should be changed. BUT, if the landlord did not want...
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    Once they are finished and the work is inspected...

    Once they are finished and the work is inspected by the local inspectors, pay the guys. If they are not finished, payment is not an issue. Customer satisfaction is part of the job and part of what...
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