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    Who believes that 1.5 ton would be enough for...

    Who believes that 1.5 ton would be enough for 1040 sq. ft. condo?

    I don't have to look at it... I know it didn't work well!

    Before I would have sold you that outside unit I would of at least...
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    Sounds like your system is undersized... it...

    Sounds like your system is undersized... it probably was always a problem.

    Have a heat gain done on your home to find out if it was sizes right from the beginning.
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    Sounds like an old girl friend I had.:)

    Sounds like an old girl friend I had.:)
  4. Again, I will say that I don't want to be the one...

    Again, I will say that I don't want to be the one in court, trying to defend myself that it wasn't and I don't dispute what you say.

    Now it's your turn... how bout you answering your questions.
  5. (How can annual service performed by a "competent...

    (How can annual service performed by a "competent technician" insure that an appliance is safe?)

    Your kidding... right? If you don't think an annual preventative service is valuable, that's you...
  6. 7X... I know there are, but this isn't a site to...

    7X... I know there are, but this isn't a site to debate whether the HX have a crack or a hole... who cares.

    The unit is compromised and needs to be replaced.

    I have learned alot, and don't plan...
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    I didn't realize you were having a makeup air...

    I didn't realize you were having a makeup air issue, I thought you were having a moisture problem.

    Yes, your absolutely right, new construction and tight homes are a major problem and all heating...
  8. I'm starting to wonder if there ARE many...

    I'm starting to wonder if there ARE many professionals on this board.

    I also can't believe some of the responses.

    CO can and will infiltrate your ductwork if the HX is cracked, before the fan...
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    Have a trained professional come over and diagnos...

    Have a trained professional come over and diagnos your problem...

    You won't have to replace both components.

    Sounds like it's going off on high limit... no fan

    Maybe bad motor... unless you...
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    That's why they install vent hoods over stoves...

    That's why they install vent hoods over stoves and vents in bathrooms.

    Sounds like you better get busy doing a couple of installs, if you can't do that then put in some portable dehumidifiers in...
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    I believe it's only condensate dripping from a...

    I believe it's only condensate dripping from a boiler with cold water being heated and would suspect this has been going on for some time by the pix.

    I agree if it doesn't effect the burner...
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    Yea... that's it

    Yea... that's it
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    Your no fun... LOL

    Your no fun... LOL
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    I was told last year at school, you only put a...

    I was told last year at school, you only put a trap in if the manufacturer requires it.

    I also questioned why no trap to the instructor and here up north in NH... no one installs traps as many...
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    If your looking to save 30 to 50% on yoour oil...

    If your looking to save 30 to 50% on yoour oil bill, check out Energy Kinetics System 2000.
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    I guess the choice is, either hold the contactor...

    I guess the choice is, either hold the contactor down until your home is cool, or call a professional and have him determine the problem and fix it....

    One is free and the other will cost you.
    ...
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    Those prices he's quoting are pretty good......

    Those prices he's quoting are pretty good... maybe he'll tip us off were to get these prices!

    Ebay maybe?
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    You forgot the recovery machine to recover the...

    You forgot the recovery machine to recover the refrigerant... the recovery bottle... the set of scales to weigh in the refrigerant...the torch and gas cylider for brazing...the brazing rods... your...
  19. Thread: Venting Freon

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    Mark that's interesting... I went to an AC...

    Mark that's interesting...

    I went to an AC school last year that was taught by an individual who also moonlighted for the EPA as an investigator.

    He told us that you were required to have...
  20. Thread: Venting Freon

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    You don't need to prove he released the freon he...

    You don't need to prove he released the freon he must document the removal... if he can't ,it's assumed he released the refrigerant into the atmosphere.

    But I really doubt if you could get someone...
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    Ever thought about asking the service company you...

    Ever thought about asking the service company you paid?

    They'll probably answer you questions if only you ask.
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    Most lenders will want any deficiencies that have...

    Most lenders will want any deficiencies that have been documented to be repaired or replaced...

    It's not common to have the seller replace blinds and shades.

    Use the HI report to protect your...
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    Do you currently have a contract on the home? ...

    Do you currently have a contract on the home?

    Why has it been vacant since October 2005 ?

    Why would the owner want to keep it vacant and pay $2500 per month for interest?

    Something stinks...
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    Lowest bidder got the job???

    Lowest bidder got the job???
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    Feel fortunate that the HI had enough...

    Feel fortunate that the HI had enough intelligence to report this problem...

    It seems as though most overlook the heating and cooling system and problems only come to light after the buyer owns...
  26. Don't get caught up with the numbers... You...

    Don't get caught up with the numbers...

    You need to use a thermometer in a cup under running water

    Determine the h2o temp now...

    Slowly turn up dial and take temp

    I would suggest you...
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    You ruled out the Buderus because it was 60%...

    You ruled out the Buderus because it was 60% more???

    Something is wrong... you better make sure your getting apples for apples.

    I'm assuming your talking at least 3 contractors, and it's hard...
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    Extinction pop, happens when the gas valve opens...

    Extinction pop, happens when the gas valve opens and about 1 minute later it ignites... you become extinct! ;-)
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    Systems with old style tanks located between...

    Systems with old style tanks located between floor joists do not use automatic vents, only bladder type would use them.

    Theoretically... a forced HW system is a closed system, and once all gas is...
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    Buderus with Riello will be your solution. My...

    Buderus with Riello will be your solution.

    My guess is that those that denounce S2k is because they know nothing about them. It is true that you have to buy direct and that some of the parts are...
  31. Thread: Few questions:

    by swnoel
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    It is very possible that the txv is located...

    It is very possible that the txv is located within the housing of the AH and you maybe unable to tell without taking off a panel.

    Cap tube or fixed orifice....superheat

    TXV...subcool


    ...
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    If in fact the leak is behind the drywall,...

    If in fact the leak is behind the drywall, somewhere.

    I'd suggest you have a new line set run, rather than opening up all the finished walls looking for the problem.

    Sounds like your gonna pay...
  33. Thanks for your quick reply... Could you...

    Thanks for your quick reply...

    Could you please elaborate?

    Why?

    thanks
  34. If unit is charged correctly... proper SH or SC,...

    If unit is charged correctly... proper SH or SC,
    will a 4 ton condenser, supplying a 3 ton evaporator, cause it to freeze up( no air restrictions) ?

    thanks guys

    [Edited by swnoel on...
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    I wouldn't have had to go back!! I would have...

    I wouldn't have had to go back!!

    I would have done a proper leak test from the beginning.
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    To answer your question... yes, it sounds...

    To answer your question... yes, it sounds reasonable.
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    I don't know about most of the techs on this...

    I don't know about most of the techs on this board, but, when I test a heat exchanger, I test for delution of CO2, not CO, when the fan comes on????

    CO is a product of incomplete combustion and...
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    It's possibly that the coil bolts where not...

    It's possibly that the coil bolts where not tightened or maybe you have some kind of electrolysis going on between two disimilar metals.

    2 tanks in 4 years is not common.
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    What and where is the leak? It's hard to...

    What and where is the leak?

    It's hard to believe it's the hardness causing the leak.

    Something else maybe up.

    You said this tank leaked before, why, where , and how?

    At a fitting, gasket,...
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    have you tested the water for acidity? Are the...

    have you tested the water for acidity?

    Are the fixtures in your home affected?

    Colored, pitted, etc.

    Sounds like what ever you install, will ultimately be affected, oil or propane.
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    They have lifetime warrantees!! Should only be...

    They have lifetime warrantees!!

    Should only be the labor for installation which is NOT covered.
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    Sorry to hear about your troubles... I would...

    Sorry to hear about your troubles...

    I would suggest that you find a reputable service company in your area and have them service not only your leaking humidifier but also your heating system on a...
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