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  1. OK kewl thanks - that drain is definitely there...

    OK kewl thanks - that drain is definitely there and I do hear a lot of dripping :) So, just ask him to connect the combustion air inflow - correct?

    Thanks much!
  2. yikes.. i checked the clearance between the...

    yikes.. i checked the clearance between the furnace and the HVAC room ceiling (it is a low ceiling height room) and there is no room for the pipes to go up and then out.. only about 2 inches or so...
  3. I just spoke with him - he is awesome. He said he...

    I just spoke with him - he is awesome. He said he would come connect the PVC pipe to the combustion air connection on the unit.

    Initially this room had a central air return grille facing the apt....
  4. Thanks. Right now, there's only one pipe...

    Thanks. Right now, there's only one pipe connected to the blower compartment (flue pipe connection). The other pipe is left feeding the room and the combustion air intake connection is not connected....
  5. yikes!! thanks much! I will get this fixed right...

    yikes!! thanks much! I will get this fixed right away.
  6. OK, I will call him and let him know that it...

    OK, I will call him and let him know that it might fail inspection. Is there any danger associated with keeping it this way? To the furnace or to my household?

    Thanks much!
  7. But it is a 95% furnace though.. Goodman...

    But it is a 95% furnace though.. Goodman GMV950453bx
  8. Does any NYC contractor on this website know...

    Does any NYC contractor on this website know whether it is against code please? That would really help me out. Or should I just ask my installer to come back and fix it?
  9. Ah.. I didn't realise that it would fail the...

    Ah.. I didn't realise that it would fail the inspection. I am actually not sure of the code in NYC but I can ask my installer - he said that the new GMV95s don't have a place for an air intake - I...
  10. Thanks for your response - please find attached.

    Thanks for your response - please find attached.
  11. new GMV95 install - combustion air intake connection

    Hi all and thanks in advance for any help.

    My installer just completed my new HVAC install.

    The furnace+blower are in a pretty air tight HVAC room. The return duct from the apt feeds into this...
  12. Thanks! When I had them over, they mentioned that...

    Thanks! When I had them over, they mentioned that I should downsize. I agree whole heartedly with them, however I cannot afford a new system right now (this is about 2 yrs old).

    However, none of...
  13. I am not trying to do this myself. I have already...

    I am not trying to do this myself. I have already invited 5 HVAC contractors and my experience has been pretty dissapointing with them (I also invited them as part of a much larger project that...
  14. advice on supply, return and transfer grilles

    Hi all and thanks very much in advance.

    I have a design idea that I wanted to get comments/suggestions from you guys - if you have the time.

    The problem:
    I have 2 adjacent rooms, both with...
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    Actually, you might be right on the money - the...

    Actually, you might be right on the money - the thermostat is right under a skylight and also used to get sun beating down on it from the *wall of windows* around 3 pm onwards!
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    Well, as with heating, this helped for cooling...

    Well, as with heating, this helped for cooling too. Is this my only option? (well, of course, other than replacing the unit)?

    Thanks so much!
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    Thanks - I will look into it and find out if this...

    Thanks - I will look into it and find out if this can help me!
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    well, it is a tiny apt - it is at about 6 ft...

    well, it is a tiny apt - it is at about 6 ft height and there are 2 registers at around 13 ft height about 10 ft in front of it and 10 ft to its right - should I close them?
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    Kewl thanks - i had tried this during winter to...

    Kewl thanks - i had tried this during winter to get it to run for longer. I will try this now.
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    Yeah, i thought of that too.. but in NYC that...

    Yeah, i thought of that too.. but in NYC that costs muchos dollares :) also, if the RH was above 60% (I think) then I might have had a case, but the RH seems to be around 40% ??? so, no case here :-(
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    Not sure how this applies to my question though.....

    Not sure how this applies to my question though.. are you saying that I should try to reduce the blower speed? Wouldn't that ice the coil?

    Or was this directed to Luis?
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    I know it's a bad situation - I go through hell...

    I know it's a bad situation - I go through hell during winters (comes on for 5 mins, stays off for 15) and I am always freezing.. If the economy was good and I was making any money I would have...
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    So, maybe I am wrong. (all YORK) FURNACE -...

    So, maybe I am wrong.

    (all YORK)
    FURNACE - GY9S120D20H11J
    EVAP COIL - G2FD060H24G
    A/C - H3RA060S06G

    This is a 5 tonne unit right? I got this with the new apt (well, almost 2 yrs old now).
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    680 sq ft :( with 14 ft ceilings

    680 sq ft :( with 14 ft ceilings
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    That's what got me concerned.. typically it would...

    That's what got me concerned.. typically it would run for about 3-5 mins or so, but once or twice it ran for 30 secs?? i was perplexed!! I have 2 ceiling fans (14 ft ceilings) running constantly. The...
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    oh sure - my model #s are (all YORK) FURNACE -...

    oh sure - my model #s are
    (all YORK)
    FURNACE - GY9S120D20H11J
    EVAP COIL - G2FD060H24G
    A/C - H3RA060S06G


    Thanks!
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    Thanks - what does hot gas by-pass do? Is it for...

    Thanks - what does hot gas by-pass do? Is it for residential use?
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    thanks for your reply - no, I only have a...

    thanks for your reply - no, I only have a Braeburn model 3000 single stage non programmable.. can I just get a Tstat like yours and make it run longer?
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    short cycling HVAC

    Hi all and thanks in advance for any help.

    I have a wayy oversized unit (split unit, gas furnace) in my apt that annoys the heck out of me during winter.

    However, I have been paying more...
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    Thanks! I wish I could afford Sanyo or...

    Thanks! I wish I could afford Sanyo or Mitsubishis.. plus labor charge in NYC is as much as the unit itself !! LOL
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    tdl - i went through the same calculation that...

    tdl - i went through the same calculation that you did and had similar discrepancy too. The AFUE in that equation is held constant and I cannot believe that a furnace (e.g. mine) that runs 5 mins or...
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    WOW!! THANK YOU!! that's my situation and that's...

    WOW!! THANK YOU!! that's my situation and that's exactly what i was hoping to do.. i have a 120K BTU gas furnace that stays on for only 5 mins and i have outrageous electricity bill for my hot water...
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    experience with AmcorAire split systems?

    Hi All

    Thanks for any help in advance.

    I am considering purchasing a ductless minisplit multizone advanced inverter system (low ambient - upto -4* F, or I might just stick with ones that go to...
  34. Thanks. I told them that. This year temperatures...

    Thanks. I told them that. This year temperatures in NYC were as low as 20 degrees. If I get a ductless amcor heat pump that has low ambient operation - do you guys know the BTU output/performance of...
  35. true, they need even lesser BTUs (both cooling...

    true, they need even lesser BTUs (both cooling and heating) than I do - since I am on the top floor.

    One is at 2 tons AC already and the HVAC guy said that it doesnt pay to replace his AC, but...
  36. Thanks beenthere. That's why I had decided to go...

    Thanks beenthere. That's why I had decided to go with the minisplit heat pump system (I certainly cannot afford a new gas furnace and AC now).

    So, even with these modifications, the unit is still...
  37. please help with HVAC contractor's recommendations

    Hi all

    I have recd lots of help before in my posts.
    I have a way oversized system for my 680 sq ft apt.

    5 ton A/C and 120000 BTU furnace and 3 ton
    YORK
    FURNACE - GY9S120D20H11J
    EVAP COIL...
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    Thanks beenthere, skipped sorry, lemme try...

    Thanks beenthere, skipped


    sorry, lemme try to explain - it is a downflow/horizontal (model says DH) furnace, installed horizontally (suspended). When I look at it, there are 2 doors facing me....
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    Thanks for your response beenthere - so, a top...

    Thanks for your response beenthere - so, a top return is not required? It is ok to cut the side of the furnace to an area equal to the size of the top return and duct it there? That's what the...
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    horizontal furnace return location

    Hi

    Thanks much for all the help so far. My gas furnace is a YORK GY9S120D20DH11J. If I understand it correctly that in horizontal position, this has to be ducted at the top return for the return...
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    Thanks for your help!

    Thanks for your help!
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    Thanks beenthere. I do see about 1.0 static and...

    Thanks beenthere. I do see about 1.0 static and temp rise of about 68 degrees. Does this created back pressure on the furnace or do I not worry about that?
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    restricted supply duct ??

    Hi

    Thanks for all your help so far.

    I did some digging around in the supply duct/trunk from my furnace. (it is a horizontal, suspended 120K BTU furnace).

    Right now, I noticed that my supply...
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    Thanks all. Before I even go down that route...

    Thanks all. Before I even go down that route shouldn't I have someone document my current system for legal purposes? I read about Quality Installation Verification program on ACCA's website. I...
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    wow!! might be cheaper just to pay for a new unit...

    wow!! might be cheaper just to pay for a new unit out of my pocket. CLASS action suit ??? wow.
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    LOL - I don't know how I am laughing at this.....

    LOL - I don't know how I am laughing at this.. but what a mess.

    In terms of selling.. i just heard back from my mortgage company that the appraiser who came out here said that the mezzanine area...
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    Thanks! I thought so - since none of my architect...

    Thanks! I thought so - since none of my architect friends can ever answer any of my HVAC questions :)
    I have been looking for the HVAC and plumbing design documentation for almost a year now....
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    well here's what i found so far. These guys...

    well here's what i found so far.

    These guys are the engineers who certified the work submitted by the architect to the real estate financing bureau. when we talked to the architect last week...
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    well, the builder called and now it is final -...

    well, the builder called and now it is final - his *investors* will not pay to downsize. I told him - nothing personal (he was nice to me), but I am going to sue. He agrees.

    Sigh - I was hoping it...
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    LOL - no offense taken.. at all.. even I figured...

    LOL - no offense taken.. at all.. even I figured out that i was too tired by the time I finished typing.. it seems logical but I know it is not right.. LOL !! on the same boat with you :)

    another...
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