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  1. Thread: Adding A Vent

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    Since the ac was installed, the belly paper must...

    Since the ac was installed, the belly paper must have been dealt with.
    The fact that a noticeable temp change entering the room I feel there is an insulation issue in there. Attic radiant heat...
  2. How many properties do you own? You should get an...

    How many properties do you own? You should get an epa license and get certified in hvac service. If you have a lot of property you will make out well.
  3. Nope. Baseline only applies to fuel economy......

    Nope. Baseline only applies to fuel economy... Pressure will vary GREATLY based on indoor temp, humidity level and outdoor temp.
    Also filter cleanliness plays a big factor.

    Refrigeration is a...
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    Our site does not allow us to put instructions...

    Our site does not allow us to put instructions for repairs in answers. Sorry.
    The best answers we can give are call the thermostat manufacturer and get their assistance or call another pro out to...
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    No homeowner can respond to this question. .. ...

    No homeowner can respond to this question. ..

    This forum is only for the original poster and us techs with the asterisk by our username...
  6. Please read the red words at the top of this...

    Please read the red words at the top of this page...
  7. ALL vents need to be open in an air conditioning...

    ALL vents need to be open in an air conditioning system. closing them is NOT an option.
  8. no. the leak lowers total system pressure, and...

    no. the leak lowers total system pressure, and thus the temperature of the refrigerant in the lines lowers.

    it's not the leak itself that causes the temp drop.
  9. impossible to know the refrigerant level is...

    impossible to know the refrigerant level is correct if the lines are freezing.

    most likely you have ductwork issues blocking airflow into the air handler, and out into the house.

    I recommend...
  10. So... What did you gain from asking our opinion?

    So... What did you gain from asking our opinion?
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    all else being equal... everybody is going to...

    all else being equal... everybody is going to aluminum condensers... and american standard has been doing it the longest.

    so, they should be the best at it.

    but All installations are different,...
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    ... basic systems are going to have similar...

    ...

    basic systems are going to have similar longevity.

    quality installations will make ALL the difference.
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    You might want to invest in a tank expander. ...

    You might want to invest in a tank expander.
    Get the lower cost water heater, set the temp higher, and install the expander. It is a mixing valve that easily mounts on the top of the tank, and...
  14. Amana is a model from goodman... It isn't a...

    Amana is a model from goodman... It isn't a different company... So, it's really a goodman... With the Amana name on it.
    Amana models often have additional controls, or higher efficiencies, or...
  15. Amazon has a cooler size counterparts model that...

    Amazon has a cooler size counterparts model that looks good. It'd take a LOT of ice bags to pay for one though. ..
  16. Yup... and all of that is the install.

    Yup... and all of that is the install.
  17. If they don't check sub cooling, they don't have...

    If they don't check sub cooling, they don't have any clue how the system is operating...
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    It depends on the humidity levels and home...

    It depends on the humidity levels and home construction. ..

    I wouldn't do it in VA...

    At least get a dehumidification system running... get a 70H installed an be more comfortable anyway.......
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    I think it needs more duct tape...

    I think it needs more duct tape...
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    Foam seal the attic space and lower the load...

    Foam seal the attic space and lower the load considerably
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    Package units require ductwork to exit the house....

    Package units require ductwork to exit the house. Package units are not available in high efficiency models.
    Package units are easy to replace... and designed to need replacement.
    I only install...
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    I personally have been in a crawlspace wet earth,...

    I personally have been in a crawlspace wet earth, working on the furnace and become energized... Ya feel the power cycles... Zzzz Zzzz Zzzz. .. only reason I'm here today... I was kneeling, and still...
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    You'd think so... massively difficult to get...

    You'd think so... massively difficult to get restaurant or hotel owners to spend for it though. ..
  24. Furnace couldn't come on if the transformer was...

    Furnace couldn't come on if the transformer was bad... unless there are two on your furnace.
  25. He won't do it because it is not bad... He...

    He won't do it because it is not bad...
    He doesn't know what is.
    He figures changing the furnace will fix it...
    he's wrong.
    He may know what's wrong and just wants to sell you a furnace...
    you...
  26. You might contain or stop the moisture from...

    You might contain or stop the moisture from forming but you will not fix the REASON the liquid line is condensing. ..

    If the liquid line is below outdoor temp there is a refrigeration problem that...
  27. ok... forget about pricing. don't mention...

    ok... forget about pricing.

    don't mention pricing on this site...

    it's not relevant. what matters is the quality of the installation... is the tech licensed to replace a furnace? will codes be...
  28. first... please explain "opened the vent hatch"

    first... please explain "opened the vent hatch"
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    ok... I'm going to polish up my crystal ball and...

    ok... I'm going to polish up my crystal ball and guess the units lines pass through a wall that has settled and crushed the lines. either that or due to the long length, solenoids may have been...
  30. ok... first get a second opinion from a different...

    ok... first get a second opinion from a different tech. this one is just throwing crazy terms at you, and trying to sell you equipment.

    second... 1% of new equipment has a fused "low voltage...
  31. Oversized will NOT be comfortable either... And...

    Oversized will NOT be comfortable either... And oversized with incorrect ductwork will kill your equipment, and your power bill.

    I'd lean towards two 2.5 ton systems, better control of the areas,...
  32. No... What we are saying is the manual j load...

    No...
    What we are saying is the manual j load calculation does not specify CFM needed.

    Manual j calculates btu gain and loss on a room by room basis.

    I would love to see the specs he is using...
  33. What is the humidity in the house?

    What is the humidity in the house?
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    Window open? Trees fallen or trimmed? Drapes...

    Window open? Trees fallen or trimmed? Drapes changed?
  35. It is not a good idea to extend the lines. A...

    It is not a good idea to extend the lines. A better plan is to reroute them so they go straight to the location needed. Extending the lines will induce oil return and efficiency problems.
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    Request a inspection with a flue gas printout. Or...

    Request a inspection with a flue gas printout. Or have one with a coil/blower pull and inspection camera photo proof of hx condition.
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    Grandma's house may not be as tight as yours......

    Grandma's house may not be as tight as yours... humidity can certainly come in from outside, but if the house is chilled to 70F and it gets below that at night, the ac won't run much if at all......
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    Well, it depends on sun exposure and attic...

    Well, it depends on sun exposure and attic design. A poorly ventilated attic can cause temps to climb over 160...
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    I love how the installer claims the kink wasn't...

    I love how the installer claims the kink wasn't caused by his work... but he hooked up to it without fixing it. ..
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    I have seen this before... on this forum... ...

    I have seen this before... on this forum...

    your baby is tearing up their diaper. inspect the diaper.
    ...
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    Where are the burn marks? Every one I've seen has...

    Where are the burn marks? Every one I've seen has a cover over the contacts...

    Only the solid state contactors are immune to burning contacts.
  42. Hmm. It depends. Does your system have a...

    Hmm. It depends. Does your system have a dehumidification setting?
    How cold does it get in those 2 hours?
  43. I posted the same thing twice. I deleted the...

    I posted the same thing twice. I deleted the second post and typed duplicate. ..
  44. Free service on a new install... maybe a tesp...

    Free service on a new install... maybe a tesp check, a blower door and duct blaster evaluation. .. A full performance test showing capacity measured.maybe a flow hood checkup of total supply and...
  45. Hmm. Water pooling under the condenser is often a...

    Hmm. Water pooling under the condenser is often a sign of overcharged. . Look at the compressor body, if it is heavily saturated with water, I'd suspect overcharge.

    The oil could be from a leak...
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    Not sure what you are asking... Suction...

    Not sure what you are asking...

    Suction superheat? Return air? Temp drop?

    Please be more specific with your question. Thanks.
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    all ducts do NOT leak... but MOST ducts are...

    all ducts do NOT leak... but MOST ducts are installed poorly, and do leak.

    also, most ductwork is inadequate for the requirements of the system installed.

    also, most filtration is inadequate...
  48. I've seen accurate load calcs of 3000' spray...

    I've seen accurate load calcs of 3000' spray foamed homes needing anywhere from 1.5 tons to 4 tons... it all depends on climate, glass, and wall length.

    there is a huge spread based on occupancy,...
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    Hacks like this give us a bad name. Seriously....

    Hacks like this give us a bad name.

    Seriously. .. The oxidation in the lines is a real problem.

    I recommend you get a SOLID CORE dryer installed at the expansion device... I feel bad for the...
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    wow... "they went to the store and bought a...

    wow...
    "they went to the store and bought a micron gauge"
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