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  1. The first problem you have is you purchased a...

    The first problem you have is you purchased a high end Carrier system and than had someone install it who was not up to par to do it. If they did the ductwork than they should not be installing duct....
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    Is there a way to use the unit's outdoor...

    Is there a way to use the unit's outdoor temperature sensor to automatically cam over to a higher set point when the outdoor temperature falls below a certain point, say zero degrees?

    This should...
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    Here is another Chrysler Air Temp. M# 350902p ...

    Here is another Chrysler Air Temp.
    M# 350902p S# 4R825152

    Any Ideas on the size of this one?
  4. Also make sure the furnace uses a silicone...

    Also make sure the furnace uses a silicone nitride ignitor as opposed to silicone carbide.
  5. Always love the posts that say nothing more than...

    Always love the posts that say nothing more than load calc this load calc that but doesn't really answer the problem the customer is having. Moving the furnace up a couple of inches off the floor...
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    13 seer is now the minimum standard. Things to...

    13 seer is now the minimum standard. Things to consider with brands. Lennox has problems with indoor coils leaking. Carrier had a problem with this until they started offering a tin plated coil. Our...
  7. The typical 2.5 ton heat pump system in the KC...

    The typical 2.5 ton heat pump system in the KC area uses a 10 kw backup strip heater. Beings that our design temp is -5 TO 0 degrees outdoor temp it would be safe to say 8 kw would work fine. The 10...
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    There are more things you can check by having a...

    There are more things you can check by having a hole in the flue than CO levels. There are many combustion analyzers on the market today. They allow you to check levels of CO, CO2, O2, Efficiency....
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    Believe it or not the unit that is frosting up...

    Believe it or not the unit that is frosting up more may be working better than the one that is not.
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    To properly answer this question you need to list...

    To properly answer this question you need to list the brand of equipment you have. Different brands run continuous fans using different control boards which will dictate how the blower speed is set...
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    It sounds like they have realized the filters...

    It sounds like they have realized the filters have a narrow customer base with Carrier and Bryant stamped on it. There are many many dealers that carry multiple brands. It doesn't make sense to...
  12. Poll: The motor module is more likely to fail than the...

    The motor module is more likely to fail than the motor itself. If you are worried about the life of the motor than get a 10 year parts and labor warranty. If the VS motors were less reliable all...
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    The infinity thermostat has many options that can...

    The infinity thermostat has many options that can dictate fan speed and how quickly the fan comes up to speed. The honeywell does not have the same options as the infinity.
  14. Thread: Lennox G40

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    If you watch the micro-amp reading on flame...

    If you watch the micro-amp reading on flame sensors you will notice a different reading when it comes to lennox. Lennox has always had a very low micro-amp output generally in the 1 to 2 range. This...
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    You can have cracks without a change in...

    You can have cracks without a change in combustion. Rental properties tend to lack proper maintenance especially if it the renter is respsonsible for changing the air filter. This can drastically...
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    Make sure you get the 10 year parts warranty.

    Make sure you get the 10 year parts warranty.
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    Do not be surprised if you have posts from guys...

    Do not be surprised if you have posts from guys who say high static will not take out a VS motor. I agree with you. Almost every VS motor I have had to replace had a plugged air filter or too small...
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    If you turn the humidifier to test and it works...

    If you turn the humidifier to test and it works than your humidity may not be low enough in the house for the humidifier to come on. It has been a pretty mild fall with alot of moisture/rain.
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    Not people, HO's. If Carrier wanted the HO in the...

    Not people, HO's. If Carrier wanted the HO in the advanced setup than why would you have to push a button for 10 seconds to get there. Because they do not want the HO in that setup. All of the...
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    I completely agree the HO should understand the...

    I completely agree the HO should understand the parameters that affect their comfort. This SHOULD be discussed with the installing technician at the time of the installation. It is the responsibility...
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    What is the warranty of the Honeywell?

    What is the warranty of the Honeywell?
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    It will work well below that temp. Now the real...

    It will work well below that temp. Now the real question is will the output btu's meet or exceed the load btu's required. The lower the outdoor temp. the lower the ouput btu's of the mini-split. As...
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    This is absolutely true as well as proper duct...

    This is absolutely true as well as proper duct design. Just because you put in a 5 ton unit does not mean that is what you are delivering to the conditioned space.
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    A company I worked for in the past dealt with the...

    A company I worked for in the past dealt with the issue you are talking about. How to know what it will be before the house is built. To address this situation you simply put it into the contract....
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    Silly callback questions are part of the...

    Silly callback questions are part of the business. And most of this can be avoided if the installers spend a few extra minutes after the installation expaining system operation to the HO.
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    Adjusting the airflow internally on the user...

    Adjusting the airflow internally on the user interface(thermostat) is something the installing dealer should be performing not the HO. You even have no idea what exactly it does and you are giving...
  27. It is also a shame if you have a top of the line...

    It is also a shame if you have a top of the line modulating furnace and you are discussing setting up the heat anticipator on an old round mercury thermostat. And I am not knocking Freezeking on this.
  28. It is a shame you have bought a new furnace and...

    It is a shame you have bought a new furnace and you cannot get any real answers from botht the installing dealer or the local manufacturer's rep. You buy a top of the line product that has supporting...
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    And to answer your question in a nutshell it has...

    And to answer your question in a nutshell it has to do with airflow.
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    The advanced section, from what I remember, is in...

    The advanced section, from what I remember, is in the Installers Guide not the homeowner's guide. When you purchase a product, such as the Evolution, part of what you are buying is comfort and...
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    Without checking the static pressure before and...

    Without checking the static pressure before and after the adjustment you have no idea of knowing how the adjustments will affect the zoning. The less amount of bypass the better as long as the static...
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    The lineset size will affect efficiency and...

    The lineset size will affect efficiency and capacity slightle. It will not affect the tax credit validation. The tax credit simply goes by AHRI ratings. Not on if it was installed correctly. If you...
  33. This is very true. This is also why you do not...

    This is very true. This is also why you do not have as much humidity issues with a heat pump system. I have heard many times from various people in this industry that furnaces dry out the air more...
  34. Usually speaking the one pipe setup from...

    Usually speaking the one pipe setup from manufacturer's are their base model 92% efficient furnace. When a 95% single or variable furnace is installed it is recommended to use a 2-pipe setup. This is...
  35. There are furnaces designed specifically as a one...

    There are furnaces designed specifically as a one pipe setup. To offer a less expensive option for a customer does not constitute cheap. It also does not constitute lazy. You could have a top of the...
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    The advanced section of the evolution or infinity...

    The advanced section of the evolution or infinity thermostat is intended for technicians and dealers not HO's. That is why you have to hold a button for 10 seconds to get to it. You need to contact...
  37. The method I have always used is by checking the...

    The method I have always used is by checking the return on the blower side of the air filter, and checking the supply between the heat exchanger and the evap. coil. You have to be aware of plates on...
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    The 10 year parts and labor is assigned to the...

    The 10 year parts and labor is assigned to the installing dealer. As long as it is a manufacturer's warranty the dealer has the say in honoring the warranty. I have yet to see a warranty company deny...
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    To say it is not our concern makes no sense be me...

    To say it is not our concern makes no sense be me either. I am of the opinion that when you go to a class you have two ears for a reason. It is better to listen than talk. I asked one question that...
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    About 2 years ago I attended a mandatory...

    About 2 years ago I attended a mandatory continuing education class for keeping my master mechanical liscense current in Johnson County, kansas(subarb county of KC). 4 hours have to be related to...
  41. If there isn't it is a shame. What would be the...

    If there isn't it is a shame. What would be the point of designing and manufacturing a communicating thermostat if it wasn't able to do a better job. Surely, and I say this without sarcasm, it isn't...
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    Beings how most thermostats are located at around...

    Beings how most thermostats are located at around 5' off of the floor and 3-4' off of the ceiling, the variable position dampers would consider velocity since the adjustments are made based of off...
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    You cannot compare a free standing system to any...

    You cannot compare a free standing system to any zoned system. That is not at all what I am saying. You can however compare a variable free standing system with a single speed free standing system....
  44. If you want the full benefits of the furnace get...

    If you want the full benefits of the furnace get the communicating thermostat. I doubt you would buy a high dollar sports car, put cheap tires on it, and expect it to perform the same.
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    You are also only paying to produce 80% of the...

    You are also only paying to produce 80% of the capacity.
    "quote"

    Where's the other 20% going. You have a fixed input of energy.
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    If zone 3 is designed for 800 cfm and your zone...

    If zone 3 is designed for 800 cfm and your zone system makes a call on that zone only, you should have approximately 1200 cfm carrying aprox 30% more btu's per cfm and delivering aprox 80% of the...
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    If register velocity is sooo critical in meeting...

    If register velocity is sooo critical in meeting the cooling demand of a structure, why is it that 2 speed air conditioners(50/100 split or 70/100 split capacity) are more effective at cooling and...
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    How come is it that Carrier has used this...

    How come is it that Carrier has used this technology for the past 15 years and you have yet to notice it? And I didn't say your zoning system does not work. A heating and cooling system has motors...
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    The Carrier zoning is the only one I know of that...

    The Carrier zoning is the only one I know of that uses variable position zone dampers. I wouldn't put a zoning system in without it unless I had no other choice.
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    That is the same criteria Lennox uses for their...

    That is the same criteria Lennox uses for their lifetime heat exchanger on the pulse.
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