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    Thanks for all the great replies. I will check...

    Thanks for all the great replies. I will check with code enforcement on running up the flue. As noted in my original post, no closets lined up, and did not want to build a chase in a corner for...
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    And it is early 1900's construction. ...

    And it is early 1900's construction. Plaster-lath walls and ceilings. Spent hours with a carpenter looking for an interior run and could not come up with a good option.
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    I think you need to see the link in my original...

    I think you need to see the link in my original post. There is no good place to run it up the side of the house. On one side, we have a driveway, and it can't go there. On the other side, the only...
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    Running Air Conditioning Line Set

    I had posted this question on the wall of shame thread I posted some time ago, which can be found here: http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=887652 .

    I am going to bring in a pro, but I was...
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    Reviving this old thread, because the time has...

    Reviving this old thread, because the time has come to relocate the lineset off the outside wall.

    I have an "off the wall" question-pun intended. After much searching throughout the house,...
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    This was a replacement job. I spent a good deal...

    This was a replacement job. I spent a good deal of time with the owner of the company trying to figure out where we could locate the condenser unit to avoid this lineset issue, and he assured me he...
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    It is the side of the house facing our...

    It is the side of the house facing our entertaining area of the yard, but it should not matter. It is not a professional, finished look.
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    Slimduct-Wall of Fame of Wall of Shame

    What do you think?

    Consider-double blocking of 2 X4's instead of use of offsets and the exposed lineset above the windows. Price cannot be discussed here, but you would not believe what we paid...
  9. wahoo, how would you like an all expense paid...

    wahoo, how would you like an all expense paid trip to the lovely northeast coast to finish the job?:grin2:
  10. I'm done here, as we have some amateur private...

    I'm done here, as we have some amateur private detectives parsing through every word of my posts. The electrical thing was something the technician threw out and said we needed to look into...
  11. thes, the electrical thing was a red herring. He...

    thes, the electrical thing was a red herring. He did not know what he was talking about. There was no electrical issue.

    combat conditions? C'mon. Does that explain 8 days of work and 3 days on...
  12. thes, read the thread. If you want more info, I...

    thes, read the thread. If you want more info, I started a thread to determine the proper T-stat for my system, here:

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?p=10804132&posted=1#post10804132

    I...
  13. wahoo, thank you very much. It's funny you...

    wahoo, thank you very much. It's funny you mentioned the ductwork insulation. The installer told us we needed to remove the trunkline because it was lined with fiberglass on the inside. But when I...
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    Thank you. I just got off the phone with...

    Thank you. I just got off the phone with Rheem/Ruud technical support,and I learned that there is no reason the T-stat mentioned in my first post should not work with my system. Yes, I don't have a...
  15. Contractor specified the wrong thermostat. They...

    Contractor specified the wrong thermostat. They came back last night (went with out AC all of Tuesday night and all day Wednesday with a Honeywell thermostat, and the system worked through the...
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    Ruud/Rheem Thermostat Matchup

    We had a UAPM-048JEZ Ruud Condenser and RHPN-HM4824 air handler installed, and the contractor specified a Ruud Contour Comfort Control thermostat, model HC-TST305UNMS. As detailed in another thread...
  17. thes, you are obviously biased against customers,...

    thes, you are obviously biased against customers, and I hope you don't have the same condescending attitude with your customers. All the questions you asked in the first part of your post are things...
  18. thes, no evasiveness here. I gave you the...

    thes, no evasiveness here. I gave you the picture. You want more detail: House is 2 1/2 stories. Air handler is located above second story through a large scuttle opening from the third level. ...
  19. t527ed, that is what I am thinking, and the poor...

    t527ed, that is what I am thinking, and the poor owner of the company will probably take a beating on the job. I go through this in my own business, and sometimes it happens. I'm being patient with...
  20. thes, I get it . It's not my problem if they...

    thes, I get it . It's not my problem if they underestimated, but we made plans around the job being done by the weekend. And no, we don't beat our contractors over the head. Just want to make an...
  21. And I have posted here several times and received...

    And I have posted here several times and received invaluable advice from this board. Of course we were going to ask the contractor-I just like to know what other pros think.
  22. Thanks Thes and ColdAirMan. I appreciate your...

    Thanks Thes and ColdAirMan. I appreciate your post. I am beyond Johnny Homeowner, and I have watched and personally helped with the installation of replacement systems. Apparently what is...
  23. Thanks for the replies. Yes, should have...

    Thanks for the replies. Yes, should have mentioned that this was to be a 2-3 day install. No weather issues or anything out of the ordinary. 5 solid days of beautiful weather so as not to impede...
  24. HVAC Replacement Install -How Long Should it Take

    We are in the middle of replacing a condenser and an air handler for our upstairs split air conditioning system (no furnace-we have a boiler). I got 4 different quotes, and only 1 company did a...
  25. Dan and BaldLoonie, thanks for the replies. I...

    Dan and BaldLoonie, thanks for the replies. I think the married rebate applies only if the spouses are living in separate houses. I'm checking the state rebates.

    We did new construction 5 years...
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