Search:

Type: Posts; User: fishin

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,090

    up size air handler

    any heard of installing a 2.5 ton compressor with a 3 ton air handler? why would someone do that instead of matching the 2.5 ton compresor with a 2.5 air handler. won't the cfm's be to high with the...
  2. Thread: +/- pressures

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    781

    just tring to learn, i have seen discussion about...

    just tring to learn, i have seen discussion about this and didn't know what they meant. which are you more likely to have with a tight built home?
  3. Thread: +/- pressures

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    781

    which do you you want? and why?

    which do you you want? and why?
  4. Thread: +/- pressures

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    781

    +/- pressures

    someone please explain what positive and negitive pressure on a home is.
  5. Thread: heat pump temp

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    669

    what is IMO?

    what is IMO?
  6. Thread: heat pump temp

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    669

    tempstar 12 seer, currently putting out 90* air

    tempstar 12 seer, currently putting out 90* air
  7. Thread: heat pump temp

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    669

    what should the supply air temp on a heat pump...

    what should the supply air temp on a heat pump be, when the outside temp is 45* and the tstat set at 71*?
  8. Thread: 2 story zoning

    by fishin
    Replies
    1
    Views
    730

    when zoning a 2 story house (1700 sq ft) with one...

    when zoning a 2 story house (1700 sq ft) with one unit (there are tstats on each level), is it a must that there be a return on each level? i've looked at some new homes that only have one upstairs...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,999

    john smitty, after adding 10' of cellouse can you...

    john smitty, after adding 10' of cellouse can you tell a difference in comfort and utility bill?
  10. Thread: bath fans

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    960

    i mean fans that won't allow air to come in from...

    i mean fans that won't allow air to come in from the outside.
  11. Thread: bath fans

    by fishin
    Replies
    7
    Views
    960

    what are the best brand of bath fans as far as...

    what are the best brand of bath fans as far as the damper devices in them that reduce air infilltration. something that will move 100 cfm.
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,999

    9 1/2 inches of cellouse, home is s.c.

    9 1/2 inches of cellouse, home is s.c.
  13. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,999

    reason for change is. i heard all the debate...

    reason for change is. i heard all the debate about cellouse and thought if i were going to add insulation i'd add fiberglass rather that remove all the cellouse.
  14. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,679

    i believe so, by that i mean in the morning when...

    i believe so, by that i mean in the morning when it comes on (to get to the wake setting) it is putting out more cfms / heat, then it slows down after it has run awhile. once it reaches set point it...
  15. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,679

    tempstar with two stage furnace

    tempstar with two stage furnace
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,999

    anyone heard of adding blown fiberglass...

    anyone heard of adding blown fiberglass insulation over blown cellulose to increase r value.
  17. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,679

    house also has house wrap.

    house also has house wrap.
  18. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,679

    the tstat is correct in it's reading and...

    the tstat is correct in it's reading and location. the heating system is a 92% gas unit. i questioned it being oversized since the load cal says 64k and the unit is 100k instead of 75k the hvac guy...
  19. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,679

    i set my tstat at 71* during the day, 68* at...

    i set my tstat at 71* during the day, 68* at night, but my house doesn't feel as warm as others i've been in that are also set at 71*. the RH is 42%, anybody have any ideas as to what i should be...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    945

    tech came out and added freon, compressor still...

    tech came out and added freon, compressor still kicks out.
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    945

    during the hottest part of the summer the...

    during the hottest part of the summer the compressor stops running before the tstat setting is reached, but the air handlier keeps running and after awhile the compressor comes back on.
  22. Thread: Radiant Barrier

    by fishin
    Replies
    120
    Views
    24,987

    i used solarboard, plywood with RB on it when...

    i used solarboard, plywood with RB on it when building my home. a ranch style with good venting. last week outside temps were 99-100 and the attic was 105 and as the outside temps went down so did...
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    743

    if a unit was undersized would it still produce...

    if a unit was undersized would it still produce an 18-21 temp diff, but not enough cfm to cool?
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    743

    if the temp difference between supply and return...

    if the temp difference between supply and return should be about 18 to 21 deg. would a 1 1/2 ton unit have the same drop as a 2 ton, with the 2 ton being able to cool more sf. would the temp diff be...
  25. Thread: ductwork

    by fishin
    Replies
    5
    Views
    754

    my supply ductwork is all metal except for the...

    my supply ductwork is all metal except for the last 6 ft of each run which is flex. a/c guy said this makes for a tighter system and the flex baffles air noise and hooks to the supply boots easier....
  26. Thread: ERV's

    by fishin
    Replies
    2
    Views
    539

    how would you know if you needed an ERV or some...

    how would you know if you needed an ERV or some type of fresh air supply for your home?
  27. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,080

    would it be more likely using metal duct and...

    would it be more likely using metal duct and mastic?
  28. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,080

    on a tight duct system is it possible to get the...

    on a tight duct system is it possible to get the static pressure close to 0.1? i think i understand that the tighter the duct system the more cfm's the blower will deliver and the loser the duct work...
  29. Thread: Zoning Question

    by fishin
    Replies
    8
    Views
    987

    Please explain a properly zoned setup. 1. does...

    Please explain a properly zoned setup.
    1. does each zone need its own return?
    2. does using zones allow you to use a smaller unit?
    3. is using a zoned setup less expensive to operate?
    4. if all...
  30. Thread: EdenPURE heater

    by fishin
    Replies
    21
    Views
    8,558

    Has anyone heard of an EdenPURE quartz portable...

    Has anyone heard of an EdenPURE quartz portable heater? I saw an ad in the newspaper and on Paul Harvey.
  31. Replies
    2
    Views
    747

    i see about 120*. how do you have floor vents...

    i see about 120*. how do you have floor vents with a slab?
  32. Replies
    5
    Views
    826

    you may want to insulate to reduce any noise that...

    you may want to insulate to reduce any noise that could be caused by the line touching something in the wall.
  33. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,337

    hvacbill, don't let the heat pump be your issue,...

    hvacbill, don't let the heat pump be your issue, they're great. your issue should be your contractor. heat pumps do lose btu's as outside temps drop so sizing is most important and where you are...
  34. Replies
    8
    Views
    748

    t527ed is right. Including what type flooring,...

    t527ed is right. Including what type flooring, carpet, hardwood, tile? Also the type of counter tops you have, granite, laminate or other.
  35. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,337

    Check in to see if your home has insulation in...

    Check in to see if your home has insulation in the outside walls. Code back in 1960 didn't require it. Check your attic as well, look for an R-value of 38-45 for your location. If your going to get a...
  36. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,337

    just up the road from you in sc. at 1200sf and...

    just up the road from you in sc. at 1200sf and those kind on utility bills i'd look into more insulation also.
  37. Have you looked at the Aprilaire Model 8366...

    Have you looked at the Aprilaire Model 8366 Multi-Stage t-stat.
  38. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    Tempstar 9MPV1000J16A3 90+ 2Stage Varible Speed...

    Tempstar 9MPV1000J16A3 90+ 2Stage Varible Speed Furnace
  39. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    This is a Dual Certified model.

    This is a Dual Certified model.
  40. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    Hey Guys, I think you got off my last question. ...

    Hey Guys, I think you got off my last question. My furnace is in the crawl space. Must the intake air supply have a vent pipe run outside the crawl space, or is it OK to draw the air right at the...
  41. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    can anyone comment on if the combustion air...

    can anyone comment on if the combustion air supply needs to come from outside or if pulling the air at the furnace is OK. either way isn't it still outside air?
  42. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    I got the installation instruction manual and...

    I got the installation instruction manual and found some more info. this furnace is Dual Certified and may be installed as a direct vent furnace using outside air for combustion or can use air from...
  43. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    how would using outside air be more efficient? is...

    how would using outside air be more efficient? is that not like having a fresh air supply? explain how the combustion and duct air are seperate. Is that like a direct vent fireplace? Thanks
  44. Replies
    56
    Views
    5,170

    Can outside air enter the duct system through the...

    Can outside air enter the duct system through the exhaust vent when the unit is not running? And do these 90% plus furnaces draw any outside air during run times? I've seen some diagrams that show an...
  45. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,094

    this is new construction, with a 90% VS furnace....

    this is new construction, with a 90% VS furnace. contractor feels a/c should be sized up to 3.5 ton and 100,000 btus would be needed to push that much a/c.(i don't know any thing about that). my...
  46. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,094

    load cal says, heat loss of 64,000btu and 34,000...

    load cal says, heat loss of 64,000btu and 34,000 of heat gain. what would be the recommended sizing based on this for a split system, how many tons a/c and btus of gas heat?
    in reguards to a/c tons...
  47. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,778

    from all i'm reading. are you guys saying that...

    from all i'm reading. are you guys saying that the tighter a home is the higher the humidity is going to be?
Results 1 to 47 of 47
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event