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  1. 4 different guesses on size? Find someone (I...

    4 different guesses on size? Find someone (I agree on the YORK thing) that will do a load calc to find out what size is correct for your house and climate. Good luck
  2. Did you take the stat wires completely off...

    Did you take the stat wires completely off terminal block before you jumped R~W? That's what got me (not taking the wires off)
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    There is no right or wrong here, you like what...

    There is no right or wrong here, you like what you like, But I am very curious on what specifically makes you not like to use Rheem/Ruud over something else??? What is your choice brand?[/QUOTE]

    I...
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    Yes they did, but have not had a York micro...

    Yes they did, but have not had a York micro channel issue in 4 years. They all go through their growing pains. It's all the same
  5. X2 Also look at the stat. Had a bad stat give...

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    Also look at the stat. Had a bad stat give me a headache for about three days.
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    Brand does not matter. For everyone who likes...

    Brand does not matter. For everyone who likes Trane (or any other manuf.) there is someone who doesn't. Same with all the manufacturers. I personally do not like Rheem's product but many before me in...
  7. One system equals 1 stat (unless you have it...

    One system equals 1 stat (unless you have it zoned). It should be on an interior wall so that leaves you two choices. Either where the temp stat is or in the LR. As long as the systems airflow is...
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    There are no contacts in the thermostat. It is...

    There are no contacts in the thermostat. It is all electronic. Is this a heat pump? Could there be voltage back feeding through the O terminals? Call NEST. They will try to help
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    It does sound like it has something to do with air

    It does sound like it has something to do with air
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    Get a service company from the next town

    Get a service company from the next town
  11. How did you comeup with needing 10 tons in your...

    How did you comeup with needing 10 tons in your house?
  12. Modulating refers to the gas furnace ( would not...

    Modulating refers to the gas furnace ( would not choose this in a dual fuel). Variable speed refers to the blower motor ( I would want a true ECM variable speed blower). Inverter technology refers to...
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    It's a duck

    It's a duck
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    It's warm and humid in the house a butt cold out...

    It's warm and humid in the house a butt cold out side. Windows are the weakest point of the house (where the two windows come together). Lower the humidity in the house when it gets really cold or...
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    Flame sense relies on ground for a return path....

    Flame sense relies on ground for a return path. Some very basic circuit boards are forgiving in the area of ground. The more complex circuit boards can be a lot mor finicky when it come to ground as...
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    Is it providing outside air for combustion? Is...

    Is it providing outside air for combustion? Is the furnace a 2 pipe system or a single PVC vent pipe? What size is the T? More info please.
  17. Thread: CFM

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    That's what it is supposed to be. No guarantee...

    That's what it is supposed to be. No guarantee that that is what you have in your system
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    "Insulation sleeves". Even Home Depot sells them....

    "Insulation sleeves". Even Home Depot sells them. There is a cap of sorts that goes over the end of the pipe that prevents the insulation from catching on the edge of the metal duct. Easy peasy.
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    What type of systems did you work on? What are...

    What type of systems did you work on? What are those qualifications for? Not sure what those certifications are
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    X2

    X2
  21. Yes I have experienced this

    Yes I have experienced this
  22. Thread: Nest Problems

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    I do like the NEST. However I do NOT like it with...

    I do like the NEST. However I do NOT like it with a heat pump. It works great with gas heat and straight A/C. I have never encountered your exact issue, but I have had some pretty bizarre behavior...
  23. Thread: CFM

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    There is a BIG difference between what is optimal...

    There is a BIG difference between what is optimal airflow and what a system is actually achieving. You can have a service company come out and take pressure readings to determine if your system is...
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    5 tons for 2700 sf in the Midwest is twice as big...

    5 tons for 2700 sf in the Midwest is twice as big as it should be. Especially with the majority of the lower level surrounded by earth. As mentioned before, you will regret oversizing. Have a manual...
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    I am not aware of a wireless solution between the...

    I am not aware of a wireless solution between the air handler and outdoor unit. There would be a solution if the wires were damaged between the stat and the air handler but that does not seem to be...
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    I have one. Use it allthetime

    I have one. Use it allthetime
  27. Call the manufacturer. I'm sure they would be...

    Call the manufacturer. I'm sure they would be very interested in this
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    I would think there is a setting for...

    I would think there is a setting for "circulate"fan speed on the furnace control board. Not a TRANE guy, but I would expect that to be possible on there high end stuff. I like the NEST stat with a...
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    What do you want it to do with the fan? With a...

    What do you want it to do with the fan? With a call for heat the furnace controls the blower and the speed. The NEST can be set to circulate which will run the fan for a set period of time every hour
  30. You can look into a charcoal filter. It will...

    You can look into a charcoal filter. It will absorb most odors. Never dealt with a chemical smell but have had these filters remove the smell of 5 cats. Honeywell makes a model that has a media...
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    I'm not familiar with the carrier and air ease...

    I'm not familiar with the carrier and air ease models but I can tell you I don't believe the guardian to be the bottom of the line. It is branded as a no frills line that is exactly the same as the...
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    I have been installing york exclusively for 7...

    I have been installing york exclusively for 7 years now, and have had very few issues with equipment installed in the last 4 years. York has made some serious improvement in their product. I visited...
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    Sorry I missed the model number in you're last...

    Sorry I missed the model number in you're last post. Could be many reasons the unit doesn't come on. Check the breaker and then have yor tech back out
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    Dumb question, but are you sure it's a heat pump?

    Dumb question, but are you sure it's a heat pump?
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    X2. Anything by honeywell is a good choice. I...

    X2. Anything by honeywell is a good choice. I like the "lyric" if you're looking for a wi-fi stat. Beware of the nest. It's not all it's cracked up to be
  36. Hard to suggest without seeing the place. I would...

    Hard to suggest without seeing the place. I would start with having a company come out and look. Are you renovating? May have to be quite invasive to get a properly working system.
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    That zone controller will handle a 2 stage...

    That zone controller will handle a 2 stage furnace but only a single stage condenser. I would ask the contractor what his plan is or is this an over site on his part? Everyone deserves the benefit...
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    Does it need a slow opening valve?

    Does it need a slow opening valve?
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    It is my understanding that you can not control...

    It is my understanding that you can not control the modulation externally.
  40. A true modulating furnace with an ECM blower (not...

    A true modulating furnace with an ECM blower (not X13) will be the quietest. Obviously correctly sized and properly sized ductwork will help too. Good luck
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    York's extended labor warranty covers travel. I...

    York's extended labor warranty covers travel. I also wonder how some sleep at night charging travel and labor on a warranty that you sold.
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    My main brand (which is York) offers a 10 year...

    My main brand (which is York) offers a 10 year labor warranty that works in tandem with the manufacturers parts warranty. The fine print does say regular maintenance is required to maintain the...
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    In my area it is 3 feet from a door or...

    In my area it is 3 feet from a door or operational window. Is there any reason it can't be farther from the door? The inspector will make them change it if it violates local code.
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    Are you saying the condenser and air handler are...

    Are you saying the condenser and air handler are running off the same breaker? If so, this is wrong and needs to be corrected
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    You or someone needs to get up in the attic and...

    You or someone needs to get up in the attic and see what's going on. There should be a secondary drain pan that could be full of water. Good luck
  46. My opinion on why they don't offer in half ton...

    My opinion on why they don't offer in half ton sizes is the manufacturing and engineering payback for them isn't there. They can only sell them in certain areas of the country. I'm in northern ohio...
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    Thanks for the response. I've told him we need to...

    Thanks for the response. I've told him we need to replace the entire unit with an appropriate set of logs and controls.
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    Outdoor fireplace

    thanks for reading this. I have a customer (bar owner) who has an outdoor fireplace and was given a set of gas logs and a burner. Problem is that the gas valve and controls don't work. As most bar...
  49. Thread: Funny noise

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    Does not seem like a normal noise to me

    Does not seem like a normal noise to me
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    If I could just get one of these jobs I'd be set....

    If I could just get one of these jobs I'd be set. Lol
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