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    stainless steel fuel oil line

    Has anyone used a stainless steel fuel oil line from outside,above ground f/o tank to the f/o boiler? What's it take to work with it?
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    fin tube radiators

    Do you all know of any problems with Connecting radiators with pex tubing. Any special fittings or clamps involved?
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    Thanks for the responses, I was kind of hoping...

    Thanks for the responses, I was kind of hoping that you all was going to talk me out of it, but it is the customers money and no ones life is being threaten, what else would I have to do in those...
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    Replacing a Heat Exchanger

    Would anybody in there right mind replace a primary heat exchanger in a 1993 Goodman Model # GMPN1004 REV A 92%: Serial 98056181 7A. The Furnace is clean and well maintained and the customer is...
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    Sorry Timebuilder, I was refering to all the...

    Sorry Timebuilder, I was refering to all the crazy answers given in the post.
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    That is funny! but it wont work! Im wondering...

    That is funny! but it wont work! Im wondering what will prevent the furnace drains from freezing in the eves down to the ground, not to mention the horizontal run from the furnace to the eves!
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    Did the installer do a new load calculation? Did...

    Did the installer do a new load calculation? Did your old system have AC? How many ton AC was installed? Given a choice i would choose a furnace larger than I needed verse a furnace to small. To...
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    This forum is better because...?

    This forum is better because...?
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    Im told that i must layer sand, styrofoam and...

    Im told that i must layer sand, styrofoam and gravel under the concrete. I was hoping that someone could give me more specific instruction or direct me to a sight to get it. Maybe i am not on the...
  10. What will you be doing with the floor? is it...

    What will you be doing with the floor? is it concrete or wood?
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    Insulating Floor of a Walk in

    Does anyone have an insight to insulating the floor of a 10x20 walk in that will be partly divided between freezer and cooler?
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    Subcooling, ....I'm not totally sure what you...

    Subcooling, ....I'm not totally sure what you were saying! I'm kind've thinking it was good!
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    Yes Sir You Were Right, Compressors have always...

    Yes Sir You Were Right, Compressors have always had oil in them; even scrolls. He was so confident it made me wonder if I missed something. I would not had slept tonite without knowing for sure. So...
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    Yeah, I went on and bit the bullet...tore into...

    Yeah, I went on and bit the bullet...tore into it, got face to face with it and found this two ton copland scroll takes 25 oz poe. Another tech was telling me at the supplier that there is no oil in...
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    Oil And Scroll Compressors

    Does a scroll compressor have a spicific amount of oil in it or is the oil supplied by the R410a?
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    Superheat/Subcooling

    Where would I find Articals on this subjet?
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    I had a problem close to that a few years...

    I had a problem close to that a few years back...It was a thermostat wire that was shorting out in a staple to the bottom of a floor joice. When someone steped on it, it cause the fan to start to...
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    The noise I heard sounded like a scroll...

    The noise I heard sounded like a scroll compressor runniing backwards, or a scroll compressor pumping liquid.
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    I've been having this same problem for a year or...

    I've been having this same problem for a year or more. I use a parkers key and refrigerant wrench. Insted of using increasing force until valve opens, I use a short but stern blow with my hand and...
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    Mr Big sums it up nicely. I think you all have...

    Mr Big sums it up nicely. I think you all have forgotten Snowball, Tranes Toughest Testing Professional that Died at the age of 27. Snowball's lifetime achievement is equivalent to an automobile...
  21. A split unit is not "cheaper" than a package...

    A split unit is not "cheaper" than a package unit. Your expense may be in your duct system.You won't know anything for sure...untill someone that knows sees your situation. Bring that information...
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    It sounds like you realize that there is a energy...

    It sounds like you realize that there is a energy savings, and generally a considerable energy savings. I don't think I would put a lot of confidence in what a general contractor (builder) has to...
  23. Can't do prices due to fourm rules. In your case...

    Can't do prices due to fourm rules. In your case their are a few red flags waving. You need to have a couple of local HVAC contractors come out and look at your situation. They are there to serve
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    ACDUDE...man... don't try to teach the physics of...

    ACDUDE...man... don't try to teach the physics of HVAC to strangers, they may try to apply all that information and end up putting us all out of business lol.
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    It is like buying a new truck with hail damage....

    It is like buying a new truck with hail damage. Unless of course, it looks like someone ran over it with a forklift. For four bills, it would've had a warrenty. Those are good finds and usually...
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    Time to replace that old bryant standing pilot,...

    Time to replace that old bryant standing pilot, you may, not only save your family lives but also so money in the process!
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    At the point where you want to control the...

    At the point where you want to control the volumn. On a plunum with multi trunk lines, The VCD would be a foot after the riser in each trunk line.
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    Sorry Propmanage i was being distracted as I was...

    Sorry Propmanage i was being distracted as I was reading your post, in fact you articulated yourself very well!
  29. If you just "consider them the value-line" you...

    If you just "consider them the value-line" you are being kind. Some may argue that you over-rated them! Even of you bought two of those units for the price of one, you still may not be real happy...
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    You are only part right...I've adjusted many...

    You are only part right...I've adjusted many nozzles, you start off slow and calculate the change. You don't just jump in and change all the details at one time and expect everything to be fine!!...
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    I would study up on the lennox thing before you...

    I would study up on the lennox thing before you commit! A Five ton drive (the size of blower and motor) on a furnace may be required to move all the air around the corners. A load calc will tell you...
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    [quote=sreidy;1415944]Well, maybe I wasn't clear...

    [quote=sreidy;1415944]Well, maybe I wasn't clear enough. I am talking about using a single 24" x 24" cold air return for the first floor of the home, instead of using multiple returns for each room....
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    Going from a solid to hollow spray can adversly...

    Going from a solid to hollow spray can adversly effect the system. You can melt down the flame retentsion ring and melt the end of the air tube. Burning the tip of the nozzle and electrodes are very...
  34. If you can fix it for twenty dollars, then fix...

    If you can fix it for twenty dollars, then fix it!! All I was trying to say to you is that you are at the point of time where you are going to be spending money on your heat pump! There is not that...
  35. This is where you need to forget the equipment...

    This is where you need to forget the equipment and sell yourself on the contractor. Who can document their position the best and who has the best pictures and references, Who do you think will back...
  36. How old is pretty old??? Consider this...you're...

    How old is pretty old??? Consider this...you're talking to a group of people that can fix death with a spoken word. Sometimes fixen is not in the best interest of the customer. Heat Pumps age...
  37. perennial Is your loop a horizontal slinky or a ...

    perennial Is your loop a horizontal slinky or a horizontal linear?
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    I had many customers complain about the noise...

    I had many customers complain about the noise that the sparker makes. My Father in law finds comfort in hearing the sparker. To each his own...HSI's better for business!
  39. Based on all the information, I would say to...

    Based on all the information, I would say to replace the complete system!
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    Am I Confused!! I thought Thorton was the HO. I...

    Am I Confused!! I thought Thorton was the HO. I bet "tlies" is wondering how his thread turned into this battleground!!Will you all find any peace here if I say that I was wrong? Combustion Air works...
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    Those are all good things to do except relaceing...

    Those are all good things to do except relaceing the electrodes, (clean them and check the gap and spacing), But you left out cleaning the cad cell, air tube and flame retension ring. Cleaning up the...
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    Hey you all...Thorton is making a valid point and...

    Hey you all...Thorton is making a valid point and really, he's right.He came to us as a home owner. It is our job to understand him, not to expect him to understand us. If we were confused we...
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    Mr Paul you are still missing the point!! These...

    Mr Paul you are still missing the point!! These are the questions you need to be asking your local, hands on, HVAC contractor. Then if there is a need, bring that information back to this forum and...
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    It sounds to me you have a heat pump outside...

    It sounds to me you have a heat pump outside covered in ice with a condenser fan running. The HP and electric heat needs to be checked out. It is obvious that you can not articulate your problem or...
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    Mr Paul from Knoxville, There is not a furnace on...

    Mr Paul from Knoxville, There is not a furnace on the world market today that is designed to melt the insulation off the control wiring upon lighting. Tripping the safties (roll out sensors) is a...
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    I agree with 'beenthere'. I would only submit;...

    I agree with 'beenthere'. I would only submit; 1600sqft. would be a small zone system. You could accomplish bedrooms at a different temps with a good tstat with a nite time set back or a programable...
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    Do you use the slinky loop installed "vertically"...

    Do you use the slinky loop installed "vertically" in the trenches? Or a WIDE trench & lay horizontally? I'm sure "Depth", loop length, & soil amendments would have a bearing on loop efficency....
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    You are so right!! If the slinky is not properly...

    You are so right!! If the slinky is not properly installed; you will always have temp problems and there is so little that you can do about it. If the pipe was installed touching one another, Theres...
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    When a loop reflects the weather condition it is...

    When a loop reflects the weather condition it is through heat transfer as you said. When your loop temp runs 56 degrees and then drops to 28 degrees, you are reflecting outside condition. In central...
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    Earthloop; Did I say something wrong? I have...

    Earthloop; Did I say something wrong? I have never insinuated that I am the final authority on any issue. I speak only from experience. Is that...over your head?
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