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  1. Thread: Walk-In Freezer

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    Thanks Fellas, this has been some good...

    Thanks Fellas, this has been some good reading........

    My questions have been answered as usuall.
  2. Thread: Walk-In Freezer

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    Walk-In Freezer

    I'm more familiar with HVAC than refrigeration......

    It is normal for the suction line to constantly have ice on it, isn't it???

    If Box temperature is minus 10 degrees then evaporating...
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    At least he didn't just splice it like a jack...

    At least he didn't just splice it like a jack leg.........
    Probably worrying about nothing to worry about...
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    Sure you can. It's called a combination circuit....

    Sure you can. It's called a combination circuit. Safety type circuits like pressure switches, limits and such are in series with things like a contactor coil, but the coil is in parallel with the...
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    funny sucking noise I installed may furnaces...

    funny sucking noise
    I installed may furnaces over the years
    What would be the easy way to inspect the old ductwork

    Bad Signs


    I installed the proper duct fitting to the trunkline under...
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    Know anything about Sears

    Any of you guys ever worked as a tech. for Sears???

    Know anything about it??

    Thanks,
  7. Thread: Moving equipment?

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    Moving equipment?

    Check out the Pro Lift

    http://www.smarthvacrproducts.com/

    &

    BMP Lift Dolly

    http://www.southern-tool.com/store/BMPLiftDollyESC.html
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    An expensive high efficiency system is good for...

    An expensive high efficiency system is good for an energy efficient home. For an older home not well insulated and high infiltration around doors, windows, etc. it's not as practical. Also, high...
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    1/2 ton can make a big difference in some...

    1/2 ton can make a big difference in some installs....
    Why doesn't the Bryant Evolution offer 1/2??
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    I guess I'm more stupid than I thought??? Why...

    I guess I'm more stupid than I thought??? Why can't you get a 2.5 ton????
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    I'm by NO means advocating an R-22 replacement in...

    I'm by NO means advocating an R-22 replacement in this R-410a system but,,,

    Why doesn't someone just answer the question properly and answer the real question??

    Why won't it work???

    Have any...
  12. Thread: Duct Board

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    Duct Board

    Do any of you non sheet metal guys who do change-outs, use duct board to make transitions etc. ???

    If you do use sheet metal but dont have a pittsburg machine and all the sheet metal skills, do...
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    Why did the supply air temp increase in 2nd stage?

    Why did the supply air temp increase in 2nd stage?
  14. These guys are the best....... Maybe one of them...

    These guys are the best.......
    Maybe one of them can solve your problem.
    What area you from?
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    My thoughts also........ Maybe he poured...

    My thoughts also........

    Maybe he poured something in the pan to kill slime?? Mixture of bleach & water.
    Maybe he poured water to flush it after blowing it out...
    Maybe he "saw it" was low by...
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    They can take alot of abuse........ And as he...

    They can take alot of abuse........
    And as he says, liquid slugging may not necessarily occured.
  17. El Camino community college should have some type...

    El Camino community college should have some type of job placement program in place. Ask the instructor about local companies that might hire you even if it's temp.

    Go to every company in the...
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    When it comes to air flow, conditions at the...

    When it comes to air flow, conditions at the evaporator usually effect suction pressure more so. Are you sure you have correct readings and are identifying the components correctly?
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    We cant help you very much until more is known....

    We cant help you very much until more is known. Why is the condenser fan shutting off when it's 85 OD?
  20. Thread: service techs in GA

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    Any details?

    Any details?
  21. Thread: Tool Brakes

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    Does anyone know how those brakes on a skill saw...

    Does anyone know how those brakes on a skill saw work?

    Centrifugal force type mechanism?
    Electrically operated?

    How does it work?

    Thanks............
  22. Thread: Viewing Photos

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    It seems as though bwal2 is...

    It seems as though bwal2 is right..................

    An example of one I can't view is on page 18 "What ice"

    Thanks alot...........
  23. Thread: Viewing Photos

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    Can someone tell me what software I need to view...

    Can someone tell me what software I need to view the photos??

    I can view about half of them.....

    The ones I can't view are represented as a white square with a red X in it.............
    ...
  24. Thread: Evaporator size

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    So it increases the sensible heat removal and...

    So it increases the sensible heat removal and decreases the latent heat removal ??

    Why would a contractor want to do this while installing a new system?

    Just to increase the seer rating ?
  25. Thread: Evaporator size

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    When a 3 1/2 ton Evap. is installed with a 3 ton...

    When a 3 1/2 ton Evap. is installed with a 3 ton condensing unit........

    (piston type metering device)


    Do you use piston for 3 or 3 1/2 tons ??

    Don't you always use the piston that matches...
  26. Thread: Vasectomy

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    Has anybody got any advice about getting a...

    Has anybody got any advice about getting a vasectomy?

    Pain involved?????

    I hate needles?

    I heard the needle goes in your testicle??

    Thanks.........
  27. Thread: Load Calculation

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    Thanks MD........... Completely understood...

    Thanks MD...........
    Completely understood...
  28. Thread: Load Calculation

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    Load Calculation Question......... Observed a...

    Load Calculation Question.........

    Observed a load calculation with software and it recommends a 1-ton system for a heat gain up to 15,000 btu's.

    Recommends 1 1/2- ton system for heat gain up...
  29. Thread: Return air grilles

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    Anybody know what the limit is on placing...

    Anybody know what the limit is on placing furniture in front of a return grille??

    Not just a guess,,but real information on the subject...

    Like how to calculate the require/minimum space for...
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    Those newer style automotive fuses work good with...

    Those newer style automotive fuses work good with regular slip-on type crimp connectors. Put one of these fuses in series with the secondary.
  31. Thread: Payne HeatPump

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    Hey.......... Do those #'s say Heatpump ?? ...

    Hey..........

    Do those #'s say Heatpump ??

    Which ones ?

    Thanks..........
  32. Thread: Payne HeatPump

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    Thanks alot swampfox..........

    Thanks alot swampfox..........
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    For your test, just wright down......... The...

    For your test, just wright down.........

    The run capacitor increases starting torqe and increases run efficiency of a PSC motor.....
  34. Thread: Payne HeatPump

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    Does anyone know Payne / Carrier well enough to...

    Does anyone know Payne / Carrier well enough to decipher the model and serial numbers for me?

    Model # PH10JA030-C
    Serial # 0601E14265
    Prouct# PH10JA030000ACAA

    Looks like a 2 1/2 ton but, what...
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    Trane TCC024F Blower Performance Chart...

    Trane TCC024F

    Blower Performance Chart indicates
    .36" 950cfm
    .47" 850cfm
    .49" 825cfm
    .51" 800cfm
    .54" 775cfm
    .56" 750cfm
    .65" 625cfm
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    "On a average our return duct sizing comes out...

    "On a average our return duct sizing comes out from .04 to.06"

    "The supply averages .09 to .07"

    So what would be the static pressure you would use to determine whether the uint would beable to...
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    Thanks for your response...... "You have the...

    Thanks for your response......

    "You have the answers to alot of your questions.
    It all depends on how many CFM a blower can deliver at a given total external static pressure.
    There really is...
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    I know static pressure rises as the resistance to...

    I know static pressure rises as the resistance to the air flow in a duct system increases, and every duct system, filter, coil, register... etc, etc.... creates different static pressures.

    What...
  39. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    Yes sir it does,,,,,, "specific to that...

    Yes sir it does,,,,,,

    "specific to that change" helps.....

    I guess I was looking at WHY the water condenses out of the air wrong a little wrong.



    The water condenses out of the air...
  40. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    Noel, I like that,,,,,, I know it seemed...

    Noel,

    I like that,,,,,,

    I know it seemed like I thought heat was being added to the water, but I didn't.

    The heat is already in the water in the air.

    The evaporator just condenses it...
  41. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    Imtd.... Oh yeah the numbers I was using in...

    Imtd....

    Oh yeah the numbers I was using in the example were just numbers, I realize that would be alot of condensate for a 2 ton in 2 hrs.

    Thanks..
  42. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    Thanks,,,Benncool & Imtd I am trying grasp...

    Thanks,,,Benncool & Imtd

    I am trying grasp what amount of the heat absorbed by the evaporator is sensible vs. latent.

    Formula?? Sure ,,,you got one??

    and,,,,what amount of the heat is...
  43. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    When ice is placed in a container and set in a...

    When ice is placed in a container and set in a room, it absorbs latent heat which causes the ice to melt right??

    The cold water produced by the melting ice continues to absorb sensible heat until...
  44. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    I am confused! You have 2 types of heat to...

    I am confused!

    You have 2 types of heat to remove from the indoor air to make it comfortable,,,, latent and sensible.

    The latent heat is the heat contained in the water vapor that must be...
  45. Thread: Discharge line size

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    Thanks refer man........ Sooo they size the...

    Thanks refer man........

    Sooo they size the suction line to accomodate the proper compression ratio and efficiency... and the discharge line could be the same size, but it's cheaper to make it...
  46. Thread: Bucket of heat

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    I know this isnít accurate or anything but do I...

    I know this isnít accurate or anything but do I have the right idea????

    2 ton ac system operates with 5 gallon bucket placed at condensate drain catching all the latent heat removed from indoor...
  47. Thread: HVAC Topic Ideas?

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    Psychometrics as a tool and an understanding........

    Psychometrics as a tool and an understanding.....

    Air flow through duct systems....understanding and problem solving
  48. Thread: Superheat Chart

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    yeah...... I was just trying to make sure I...

    yeah......

    I was just trying to make sure I understood why these were unfavorable conditions even though it was at a common outdoor design temp.
  49. Thread: Discharge line size

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    Imtd........ Discharge line not liquid...

    Imtd........

    Discharge line not liquid line.......

    Would it make a difference if the discharge line was the same size as the suction line??

    Why make them different sizes??

    I know this...
  50. Thread: Discharge line size

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    Can someone tell me in laymen terms........ ...

    Can someone tell me in laymen terms........

    Why the suction line is larger than the discharge line???

    or why the discharge line is smaller than the suction line??

    Thanks..
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