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    Walmart is trying to make a lot of profit, they...

    Walmart is trying to make a lot of profit, they sales are falling. Friend of my mother works there as accountant. She was saying now food accounts for most of they profits. Walmart is in ongoing...
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    Sounds like p**** off republican who lives in la...

    Sounds like p**** off republican who lives in la la land. Did Joe the Plumber is now Joe the HVAC? New furnaces are fairly reliable, get more estimates from better dealers... As to rebate it all...
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    Now imagine four wheel base sets of linear...

    Now imagine four wheel base sets of linear motors.

    It is totally amazing that GM can not build those cars, yet we see video after video of kids modding they cars.
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    I would have added feet, too low to the ground.

    I would have added feet, too low to the ground.
  5. He was upgrading from 6000. Did he turned the...

    He was upgrading from 6000. Did he turned the power off before replacing the thing? :)
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    you only need to be concern with single line from...

    you only need to be concern with single line from that document:

    Indoor air grille through interior wall - 1 sq in per 1000 btu's. So if your furnace 80,000 BTUs and HWH 40,000 BTU = 120,000 <=>...
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    PPL posted link to the "modulating" metering...

    PPL posted link to the "modulating" metering device that restricts flow on the liquid line at the condenser. While txv/tev devices pretty common, designers of this miracle claim that they can reduce...
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    you need to know what are you dealing with... If...

    you need to know what are you dealing with... If your house needs 2 tons of cooling and your HP 5 tons or your house need 4t and HP is 5t.

    I am strong supporter of variable ( modulating ) flow...
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    1) Are you sure you did it right? 2) 42,700 at...

    1) Are you sure you did it right?
    2) 42,700 at 92% = 38640
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    Yes, other priorities, besides my basement is a...

    Yes, other priorities, besides my basement is a death trap now. It is in pre-wiring stage.... Fully exposed electrical sub-panel, exposed wires, exposed sockets, outlets and poor lighting... Can't...
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    I have same s*ty furnace and it makes pretty much...

    I have same s*ty furnace and it makes pretty much same noise. I think all bryant 80s lines are plague with this issue. Mine is in the basement so I don't really care. Two of my neighbors have same...
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    One at lowes...

    One at lowes http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=120722-98-DP03&lpage=none

    Our HD carries 20x25 similar to this ...
  13. 25HCA: 14.0 SEER /11.5 EER /7.9 - 8.5...

    25HCA: 14.0 SEER /11.5 EER /7.9 - 8.5 HSPF
    25HPA: 14.0 SEER /12.0 EER /8.5 HSPF
    25HNA: 19.0-13.0 SEER/14.1-10.2 EER/8.4 - 9.0 HSPF
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    I use AUBE thermostat. You can get it...

    I use AUBE thermostat.

    You can get it re-branded as honeywell. TH115 is very nice.

    http://www.aubetech.com/products/list.php?noLangue=2&noFamille=1&app=7
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    never mind

    never mind
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    Is this a trick question... Or a test like answer...

    Is this a trick question... Or a test like answer in 5 seconds or less?
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    That is exactly what I do in my field. I spell...

    That is exactly what I do in my field. I spell out what customer has now and what they will get ( and never any details how it is done ).
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    I am not going to waste my efforts. I spelled it...

    I am not going to waste my efforts. I spelled it out. You sounds like a person who sees naked woman and asks if she has a use manual.
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    What a mystery... You replaced 3T heatpump...

    What a mystery...

    You replaced 3T heatpump with 4T variable speed unit....
    What you really expected? That your new unit would be so efficient electric company will be paying you to use it?
    ...
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    Cool. I learned something. I also found supco...

    Cool.

    I learned something. I also found supco FTV* valves. I think I'll follow baldloonies advice (2).
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    They expect tech just to vent R22?

    They expect tech just to vent R22?
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    Where are the valves?

    I am trying to fix 10 years old goldstar dehumidifier. Ok, cover states correct charge R22 4.47 oz, charge liq - good. Soo how can you possibly check it, charge it or even evac it has no service...
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    What are you talking about? With digital...

    What are you talking about? With digital thermometer, gauges it is pretty simple procedure. You measure suction line temp and subtract saturation temp read right from your compound gauge connected to...
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    Very simple. SH is how much liquid is feeding...

    Very simple.

    SH is how much liquid is feeding the evaporator in relation to how fast it is being boiled off. Soo you know suction pressure ( evaporating temperature ). Now subtract from tubing...
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    >Is it common to negotiate? Rule No 1: Every...

    >Is it common to negotiate?

    Rule No 1: Every service is negotiable.

    There is very little margin in certain services. So I don't bother. Some HVAC system install - has high margin profits esp on...
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    I been hit by 24,110,220,360ACs and once 14k from...

    I been hit by 24,110,220,360ACs and once 14k from not discharged cap. 24v you could hardly feel, and does not force contraction in your muscles.

    As for system, may be, since when you are in the...
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    Not really, no different than paining walls. I...

    Not really, no different than paining walls. I take wide brush and paint seems. Use tube caulk mastic on gaps. Metal insulation looks cool. 24" R19 and duct tape cheap and just as good. Metal to...
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    Right, Never happened. Fry with 24v... Point...

    Right,

    Never happened. Fry with 24v... Point me to any real story when someone electrocuted himself with 24v.
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    Uhh, but i would not be going for this setup......

    Uhh, but i would not be going for this setup... W/o t sens tstat will have no idea that it is too cold to use HP and will keep blower running until staging. Besides t sensor is not that expansive...
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    The furnace is a furnace. With proper ductwork...

    The furnace is a furnace. With proper ductwork 2spd will heat just as well as variable frequency drive. With 95AFU it is obviously extremely efficient. I don't like Zonex, nor tiny zones and no...
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    Wow, Why are you crying about the furnace?...

    Wow,

    Why are you crying about the furnace? 95&#37; A.F.U.E 2spd? What is wrong with that? Are you hoping to find 96? So your 200$ heating bill will be 198$.

    Variable speed and TXV is nicer, so...
  32. New and improved, kinder and gentler RoBoTeq? ...

    New and improved, kinder and gentler RoBoTeq?

    >It is not our job as HVAC professionals to keep DIY HOs from killing themselves. ... There are no laws preventing DIY HOs from putting themselves in...
  33. >>I am disgusted with closed priced hvac...

    >>I am disgusted with closed priced hvac industry, not only because big >>potential of screwing the customer, but because industry very slow at
    >>innovation.

    >Screwing the customer…. Part of...
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    Tipical A/C check that I observed involved: 0)...

    Tipical A/C check that I observed involved:
    0) Check furnace filter
    1) Check disconnect
    2) Open A/C unit
    3) Vac inside
    4) Check comp & cap for oil spots
    5) Hosedown outside coil
    6) If...
  35. I am sorry, why is that that HOs have to support...

    I am sorry, why is that that HOs have to support industry? Price collusion btw few manufactures who refuse to innovate. All they do are using multiple names trying to show that there is a competition...
  36. I am disgusted with closed priced hvac industry,...

    I am disgusted with closed priced hvac industry, not only because big potential of screwing the customer, but because industry very slow at innovation.

    Yes it is finally moving into 13 SEER and...
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    It was funny! Admit it when plummer asks if he...

    It was funny! Admit it when plummer asks if he can run CPVC or L type copper to save money on the lineset.....
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    Stop sucking up. Everything is dangerous. As a EE...

    Stop sucking up. Everything is dangerous. As a EE I see know reason why I can't troubleshoot simple electrical devices like furnaces and airconditioners. Obviously I can't braze so probably...
  39. DO NOT CLOSE ON YOUR HOUSE UTILL EVERYTHING IS...

    DO NOT CLOSE ON YOUR HOUSE UTILL EVERYTHING IS FIXED.

    Small things like paint etc as long as builder scheduler contractor is ok.

    Inform builder about your intent. Do not schedule closing on the...
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    If your house is 1200 and very tight heated with...

    If your house is 1200 and very tight heated with HP are you sure you even need hum? Get walmart gadget and check humidity. If >35% forget it and don't waste your money, maintenance, etc.
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    Honestly, I bought carrier stuff sooo many times....

    Honestly, I bought carrier stuff sooo many times. Show me supply house that will refuse cash sale to a "tech". But then again I am also "general contractor", electrician, plumber and "licensed...
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    Bad choice... (For Lennox) Lennox needs your...

    Bad choice... (For Lennox)

    Lennox needs your business, so they can rape you on parts cost.
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    You think you need this but really you probably...

    You think you need this but really you probably don't.....

    To expensive, for what it does. Most people looking for same temp across single floor. If one room is off that could be addressed by...
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    Depends what you need filter for.... My wife...

    Depends what you need filter for....

    My wife claimed that it would not be worth money and my time, to rip 1" cabinet and replace with 4" one (F200E1037 was thinking of upgrading to 300 EAC). That...
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    No no no! I would never pay over 30% ever,...

    No no no!

    I would never pay over 30% ever, your equipment isn't installed yet.
  46. It is very good. It cleans your house by only...

    It is very good. It cleans your house by only ocasionally setting it on fire :).

    Do a search on CleanEffects....
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    I ran my own, also took a bit of efforts:...

    I ran my own, also took a bit of efforts: soldering short wires from OAS, drilling hole in the brick wall, running separate hole to t-stat, fishing wire, making sure I am not running parallel to any...
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    Mine is nowhere near your numbers... How did you...

    Mine is nowhere near your numbers... How did you get those.... I have avg 100 gal/day usage with humidifier running. 3600 sq ft house with 1700 sq ft basement... I don't know about sewer charges....
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    I don't understand why do you have to replace...

    I don't understand why do you have to replace any, why not fix simple leak and be happy.

    You will never get your money back anyway
  50. Contractor A guessed that he would want to finish...

    Contractor A guessed that he would want to finish basement one day, and another took it for what it is now.

    Who is right?
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