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    Mini splits in Pizza shop?

    I checked out a pizza shop today with 2 5 ton, 30 year old units. The duct in the attic is garbage and the flex is splitting everywhere. My thought is to replace the systems with 2- 3 ton mini splits...
  2. Thread: Testo 310?

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    Sounds good. Thanks for the insight fellas

    Sounds good. Thanks for the insight fellas
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    Be aware that some indoor mini splits send signal...

    Be aware that some indoor mini splits send signal to the outdoor unit. If the indoor head configuration is wrong, it will not let it run. It does seem though that the tolerance for going over on...
  4. Thread: Testo 310?

    by Cbssteve
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    Testo 310?

    Hello,

    In the market for combustion analyzer and saw test 310 and 320. Could someone tell me the difference and if it is worth the cost of going with the 320.

    Thanks
  5. Anyone know this brand of radiant tubing?

    671801671811671821671831

    Not sure who made this. Think it is about 20 years old and was used for radiant. Looked like wirsboro but no marking on tubing. Of the few connections I see, they are hose...
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    I made it out of 2 inch in the middle and 4 inch...

    I made it out of 2 inch in the middle and 4 inch outside. Used 2 4x2 reducers and stuffed the inside of the 4 inch with insulation
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    I didn't speak to Honeywell just my local supply...

    I didn't speak to Honeywell just my local supply house which is Ferguson supply in New Jersey. About a year ago I needed to get a true steam for another customer Johnstone supply said Honeywell came...
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    Aqua plus 55 piped backwards

    I piped in an aqua plus 55 today to replace another tank that was leaking. I unfortunately piped the boiler side backwards, boiler in was the return and boiler out was the supply going in. I am not...
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    Made the mufflers and hooked it up, worked great....

    Made the mufflers and hooked it up, worked great. Thanks for all the input!
  10. Have to check them. I know up in NYC plumbers...

    Have to check them. I know up in NYC plumbers will have customers close there main valve coming in if the valve is old or in rough shape. If it valve won't open from stem failure, or starts leaking...
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    I pulled out a Tru steam last week that was...

    I pulled out a Tru steam last week that was installed 3 years ago, it melted. My rep at Ferguson said they will replace it with the new model, electrode type, think it's an HM70, as the replacement...
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    I have had spiders spin a thick web in between...

    I have had spiders spin a thick web in between the drain from the inducer to the drain trap. The web was so strong it held the water, like gas grille orifice blocked by web. Seen it twice. I took the...
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    Think the noise has to do with its in between 2...

    Think the noise has to do with its in between 2 raised houses, where there is 5 feet of block tall and 15 feetbetween them. Pretty sure it bounces of the neighbors and back to the clients house. That...
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    Great. Thanks for all the feedback. I am at the...

    Great. Thanks for all the feedback. I am at the border of Monmouth and Ocean county, right in Point. I have a Trane furnace and the people can hear it from the vent termination coming back in threw...
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    PVC exhaust muffler?

    Does anyone know if there is a manufacturer who sells and exhaust muffler for 90% furnace exhaust? Having an issue with a loud sidewall vent have seen the mufflers on Lennox units once or twice, but...
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    I use a hand written type with carbon copy and...

    I use a hand written type with carbon copy and get customers signature, then bring it back to the office and do it in quick books. It is an extra step, but it gets us paid or at least a signature...
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    I spoke with Trane tech support to see if they...

    I spoke with Trane tech support to see if they had any suggestions, and basically got the guy to say add some length with elbows, but that was an off the record type thing, not really clear if it...
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    Loud inducer on Trane TUH

    I had a customer call complaining of the high pitch buzz of an inducer motor on a train TUH1B080A9421BA furnace. It vents in 2 inch, about 2 feet of pipe out of it, 90 up, foot of pipe, 90, then 3...
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    Res Calc Manual S

    Does Res Calc program have an option for Manual S?
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    Yes. In an outside patio bar. They use it to heat...

    Yes. In an outside patio bar. They use it to heat up the area at the end of the season when it gets cold. Was there for service on different unit and went to look, the cup on the side of the furnace...
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    Multi ductless floor mount

    Anybody know which mini split brand have a multi head system, looking for 6 on one condenser, that can all be floor mounted. If so, any
    Robles you have with them. I usually use Fujitsu but don't...
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    Thanks. They had one about 42", but I am still...

    Thanks. They had one about 42", but I am still waiting on the guy to call me back about getting a r-22 txv kit. Only problem for him is I had to pick up a board for a TRANE unit and they had a 40.5...
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    Small air handler frame

    Hey guys. Does anyone know who makes a short AHU. I got to pull out an attic one and it's 40" long. Do not think I am going to find one that short, but something better then 49 would be good, it is...
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    How old is the air handler? I went to a estimate...

    How old is the air handler? I went to a estimate today and the people had a 3 year old AC with heat pump. Electric bills very high, needs new water heater and converting to gas. I steer people...
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    Did not have a design temp from the client yet,...

    Did not have a design temp from the client yet, so wanted to make sure I was in good shape, although extreme. The other thing is if I put the design at 78, my load for cooling would be even less....
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    All of the overhead doors are inside the...

    All of the overhead doors are inside the structure. The only openings are the two entry doors. Still thought the 1.5 was small. I do think people will pin open the entry doors when loading or...
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    Design Temp thinking 70/70, Height is Aprox 12',...

    Design Temp thinking 70/70, Height is Aprox 12', no appliances, lighting 6 double flourescent white bulbs, about 4' long. Sorry so crude, again not used to this thought process, more resi.
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    Storage unit loads

    Hello. I am trying to figure a load for a storage unit facility. The building is a poured slab, all block, 145 x 18, 145 north and south, 18 east and west. The plan is to get the walls to R-13 and...
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    Storage Units Load?

    I am trying to figure a load for a storage unit building. The building is poured slab, all block, 145 x 18. The plan is to get the walls to R-13 and the ceiling to R-25. The roof is steel decking. I...
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    Mini-split not good here, to many conflicts with...

    Mini-split not good here, to many conflicts with lay out, a lot of sliders and windows.
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    Haven't done the calc yet, most likely be a...

    Haven't done the calc yet, most likely be a little less. One thing that does happen a lot around here is summer time. They pack 20- 30 people in the house for weeks at a time, with the slider open,...
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    I had a job here in NJ where we had a septic...

    I had a job here in NJ where we had a septic system. The only thing the inspector would approve was a 2 inch PVC pipe exiting the building on a 45 degree angle. The only problem was there was three...
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    Zoning with furnace & heat pump

    Hey guys. I am doing a house about 1,400 square feet and want to zone it with 3 zones. The master suite will be small, say 350 sq feet or so. That being said, the furnace I need to use is a 60,000...
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    I have a set up like that Jtrammel. Got the...

    I have a set up like that Jtrammel. Got the Pittsburgh on the back right side. The key for me is a loading ramp, pull it out and it works as a nice table. Also pull a utility 6 x 12 trailer on...
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    does mold grow in a mini split?

    Hello,

    I went on an estimate and the person requests changing all flex and ductwork from fear of mold. the system is 3 years old and no real signs of mold, duct had a couple access doors. I...
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    Sounds good. Thanks.

    Sounds good. Thanks.
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    Weight of Trane RTU?

    Hello,

    I have a unit that I have to take off of a roof. I know it's a Trane, guessing about 30 years old based on other equipment up on the roof. Can not read any model or serial numbers on it,...
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    Lennox AH size

    Got a lennox C830M-21/26-1p. Is this a 1.5 - 2 ton AH?

    Thanks!
  39. Thread: Mini splits

    by Cbssteve
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    One thing that always got me was the adapter...

    One thing that always got me was the adapter fitting to acess the condenser. I do not know if they are all like this, but the Fujitsu system requires an adapter fitting. The threads on the unit are...
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    how do you know, is it the last two serial...

    how do you know, is it the last two serial numbers flipped? If so is the 36 = the week of manufacture
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    Just inherited the job a couple weeks ago. Put in...

    Just inherited the job a couple weeks ago. Put in 2" pleated filters. They are 25 ton RTU units, so 2" should have always been in there. Filters were pretty clean in them to, but that doesn't mean...
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    Duct Sox cleaning

    Hello,

    I was recently at a gym with these duct sox about 25 feet in the air, The concept seems great, but I found the unit was cycling on and off, during heating, due to limit tripping near heat...
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    Dating a trane by serial number?

    Hello,

    I have a trane furnace, TUD140R960AC, serial # F45583619. I think it is from around 1991, numbers off of a limit, but couldn't find anything online that made sense with these numbers.
    ...
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    Wolverines for me. Tried a few different ones,...

    Wolverines for me. Tried a few different ones, but they always treat my feet right
  45. Thread: drain freeze

    by Cbssteve
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    I put all my 90 percent drains to the wash box or...

    I put all my 90 percent drains to the wash box or stand pipe for the washing machine. I do not tie it in rigid, I float it over. I ask the plumber or contractor to put a wash box with a 2" hole in...
  46. I've used Fujitsu mini-splits. Have been told...

    I've used Fujitsu mini-splits. Have been told they are good to down to 13 below I think. I do not have many out there, but also have not had a call for no heat on them either. I do not like to depend...
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    I live in the same town and hope to retire right...

    I live in the same town and hope to retire right there in about 40 years, so I guess it is safe to say they are pretty well off. Like I said, 4 weeks a year. Thanks Dean, I'll make an email strictly...
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    Manage customers Temps?

    I am located in a shore town in NJ. I have a customer who leaves the house at 70 in the winter and 65 in the summer. They are at the house total of 4 weeks a year. I got a call from the contractor...
  49. Thread: Wet Switches

    by Cbssteve
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    We are HVAC technicians, sanity went out the door...

    We are HVAC technicians, sanity went out the door when we picked this trade ::DD:
  50. Thread: Wet Switches

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    Use a hair dryer, most homeowners have one they...

    Use a hair dryer, most homeowners have one they will lend you. Just be careful, I used the hottest setting and think I melted it. It would never stop glowing red. I also have a backup one on the...
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