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    I see 4TTX5 on the manual. It is a 2 ton AC not a...

    I see 4TTX5 on the manual. It is a 2 ton AC not a heat pump.

    Thanks

    Teddy
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    Fence Around AC Unit

    I have a Trane AC unit. It is the type the exhausts from the top sides and not the top like some units. Also when you are facing the unit the furnace exhaust is located about a foot or 2 to the left...
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    Infared Heating System

    I am having a porch enclosed and insulated to be an enclosed mudroom. The house has a 2 Stage gas furnance, but I do not want to heat this room with the main house heat. I was thinking of using an...
  4. Portable Dehumidifier best fan speed for efficiency

    I have the portable dehumidifier below.

    http://www.soleusair.com/soleusair/dp1_70_03.html

    I was wondering what fan speed would be most efficient for dehumidification in a basement? I have seen...
  5. Trane XV95 Fan off delay in natural gas heat mode

    I just noticed that my furnace has a setting for Fan off delay in heat mode. The default is 100 seconds. I changed it to the maximum of 180 seconds. My thinking is that as long as the air is coming...
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    Thanks for your help guys. I didnít realize...

    Thanks for your help guys.

    I didnít realize there is some cases where a vent may be unnecessary for a small room.

    If I use HVAC-CALC to do a manual J on just those rooms, will the program...
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    Adjust Dampers for Smaller Rooms

    I have 2 bathrooms that are quite small in my house. I was wondering if I should use the dampers in the ductwork to restrict airflow to just these smaller rooms?

    1. The main bathroom is about 8' X...
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    I have been listening a few times and I noticed...

    I have been listening a few times and I noticed it is not doing the ramp up for a second then ramp down to 50% when the cooling cycle starts. Its just seems to be starting out at 50%. At 8.5 minutes...
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    Thanks guys. Advanced Response: On the...

    Thanks guys.

    Advanced Response:
    On the Trane's does it not always do it on every cycle or maybe not always sound the same? I guess its possible it just varies in loudness so it is not always...
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    Trane VS Fan AC startup noise

    I have a Trane XV95 with 2 ton AC. In cooling mode (Not sure about heat, I canít remember) the system starts up like this:

    1. Thermostat relay clicks

    2. Compressor turns on

    3. Fan ramps up...
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    Thanks for the input guys. I have 2 chairs...

    Thanks for the input guys.

    I have 2 chairs blocking the 2 registers. One is a recliner that is about 4 inches from the baseboard register. I have it moved so it is only covering half the...
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    Blocked Baseboard Floor Registers

    I have a few baseboard floor registers just like in the picture I have attached. They are located in my living room, under a window and are about 2 feet apart. I need to move a few chairs in front of...
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    Thanks Shophound Do you have ductwork in the...

    Thanks Shophound

    Do you have ductwork in the attic?
    No I do not.

    Do you have heating and cooling equipment in the attic?
    Nope. Its all in my basement.

    What level of insulation do you...
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    Attic Temperature

    I was looking to add more insulation and had a roofing contractor up in the attic. He noticed I had inadequate ventilation and wants to add a ridge vent along the top off the roof. I measured the...
  15. Just an update for those that are curious. Thanks...

    Just an update for those that are curious. Thanks to everyone for your help.

    I just finished sealing the ductwork. I could get to about 90% of it. I used DP 1030 from Lowes.
    I hope this is the...
  16. Here are the exact registers I have in my house. ...

    Here are the exact registers I have in my house.

    I have 4 of the 15" and 1 of the 18". http://www.americanvalve.com/accord/simplicity/simplicity_base.html
    In addition to 3 more that are...
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    Thanks guys. pstu - I am not sure if his 70%...

    Thanks guys.

    pstu - I am not sure if his 70% was off or not, but I think he thought 18,500 was just sensible only where it is actually the total of my load calc.

    wraujr - Thanks for the...
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    Just an update: I have had a few companies out...

    Just an update:

    I have had a few companies out to look at adding more insulation in the attic. One of the companies found a few things that are odd:

    1. The insulation is about 6" fiberglass...
  19. Carnak: The supply is on the outside walls....

    Carnak:
    The supply is on the outside walls. Would ceiling fans running low all the time help?


    Ed:
    Is there a grill type that would be a good replacement? What do you guys recommend?

    ...
  20. I pulled the attached pictures of my grills off...

    I pulled the attached pictures of my grills off the internet.

    My 3 bedrooms have very old registers that look like the top grill part of picture 1. They are attached to floor and the wall. They...
  21. Thanks everyone for your help. I am stuck...

    Thanks everyone for your help.

    I am stuck with a dilemma with my AC.

    I have a few different options and I am hoping knowing sensible and latent vs. CFMs will shed a little light on it.

    As I...
  22. How do AC CFMs affect sensible and latent BTU output?

    I have a 2 Ton Trane XL15i. I find that with my old ductwork (Supply and Returns on the floor), the AC is more comfortable at higher than normal fan speeds. I was wondering, where can I find what...
  23. Blower Door Test Results and attic insulation questions

    I just had an energy audit done including a blower door test. The result was 1558. The contractor expected 1800-2000. So it seemed better than expected. He also mentioned a value of less than 603...
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    Thanks Motoguy128. I think the load calc of...

    Thanks Motoguy128.

    I think the load calc of 18,500 included sensible and latent. Its a 1250sft house if that helps.

    The thing I find funny is when only a Manual J is done, my ductwork is not...
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    Sorry, I meant by 3CPH (roughly 10on, 10off,...

    Sorry, I meant by 3CPH (roughly 10on, 10off, 10on, 10off, 10on, 10off - per hour)

    Thanks Ball A/C
    Regarding the load calc, thatís total load. Unfortunately I forgot to ask the installing company...
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    AC cycling too much?

    I was wondering if this amount of cycling is normal given the conditions below. Just a short background, I have a Trane 2 ton AC and a year ago when it was installed, I was concerned it was...
  27. Thanks guys. Lots of good info here. 1. I had...

    Thanks guys. Lots of good info here.

    1. I had an electrician out to look at my panel about 1 month before the AC install. He said everything looked good. I do notice a smaller flicker also when...
  28. Trane Xl15i lights dim when started (Hard Start Kit?)

    I have the following Trane equipment installed:

    Furnace: 60,000BTU Trane XV95

    Compressor: 2 Ton Trane xl15i 4TTX5024A

    Coil: 4TXCB025BC3

    I do have 100amp service
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    I don't care if he looks like "Bruno" (New movie...

    I don't care if he looks like "Bruno" (New movie plug) as long as he gives me an accurate forcast. ;-)

    Teddy
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    Thanks for your help guys. I ended up ordering...

    Thanks for your help guys. I ended up ordering one of those weather stations. I am going to wall mount it near the thermostat and it will give me a lot more information.
    ...
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    Digital Humidity Gauge

    I currently have a Trane (Honeywell) 802 thermostat. Mine does not have the humidity gauge built into it (I think that is the 803). Does anyone know of a good humidistat I can mount on the wall next...
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    Attic Insulation

    I an looking at going from 8 inch insulation in my attic to R60 in the next few months. I was wondering roughly what kind of effect this may have on my load calculation? Heat is 52,000 and AC is...
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    Thanks Motoguy128. Is your AC sized properly? I...

    Thanks Motoguy128. Is your AC sized properly? I was wondering if that is why your need to set the AC to 2 CPH?

    I noticed today the RH in my house was around 47%. So I guess low 40s was a bad...
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    Indoor Relative Humidity on a warm day

    I have a 50 year old house located in Northern NY. It has original windows and doors, I would assume its not the tightest house. To help mix the air better (old ductwork, floor supply and returns) I...
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    How to adjust Dampers

    I have decided its time to adjust the dampers in my ductwork. Currently they are all open and I think some of the small rooms are taking air from the open living room and dining room.

    I was...
  36. Ideal Humidity in unfinished basement (50 Year Old House)

    I have a 50 year old house with a large 1200SFT basement. I am using a 70Pint Frigidaire dehumidifier. I was wondering what others keep there humidity in the basement at? I do store some odds and...
  37. 60K XV95 Question

    Hi Key. Does anyone know in the Trane service manual, what the dashes for airflow would be? I have a 60K XV95 currently. What if the ESP was .9 with my 2 Ton AC at 400cfm per ton? What does that dash...
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    Sorry to bring up an old thread. The furnance...

    Sorry to bring up an old thread. The furnance worked great for the heat season. I figure I have saved 20 therms or more a month. I set the furnance back to 400cfm per ton, 2 ton for a total of 800cfm...
  39. I agree with you Beenthere. When we are home it...

    I agree with you Beenthere. When we are home it is normally on 72*. If it is decently warm outside I can easily keep it in the high 40's%RH. I was kind of misled by my contractor and this site as far...
  40. Damprid moisture absorber safe near furnace?

    My furnace is located in the basement under the stairs leading to the first floor. It has a fake wall around it with the water heater. I have a dehumidifier running in the basement that keeps it...
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    Hi Ohouse. No problem. The company had to get the...

    Hi Ohouse. No problem. The company had to get the sensor from the distrubutor. I do have it hooked up, but I am not using it. When they installed it they routed the senor to the furnace, then used...
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    Thanks mayguy. Sorry no pics yet. Essentialy my...

    Thanks mayguy. Sorry no pics yet. Essentialy my plenum goes into a supply trunk. The supply trunk is 8" X 12"

    Note: The message messed up my illistration. I have attached a pic of what it looked...
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    All the supplies were quite weak originally....

    All the supplies were quite weak originally. Strange enough, it hasn't hurt the humidity much. I do have comfort r on and am leaving the fan at Auto, so hopefully that will keep the humidity under...
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    It was originally 2 ton at 400 cfm per ton...

    It was originally 2 ton at 400 cfm per ton (800cfm). Then the tech changed it to 450 CFM per ton. (900cfm total). That was somewhat better. I just changed it to 2.5 ton at 400cfm per ton (1000cfm)....
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    Sorry Beenthere, it doesn't. I got curious and...

    Sorry Beenthere, it doesn't. I got curious and set the furnance to 400cfm per ton and 2.5ton for a total of 1000cfm at 100% fan. It works way better now. I am sure I am breaking some HVAC law, but...
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    Just an Update. I had a tech out yesterday. He...

    Just an Update. I had a tech out yesterday. He noticed the pressure was acting kind of strange and upon further inspection noticed the liquid line was to small. I guess with the Trane combo I have,...
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    Funny, from what he said it is the single stage...

    Funny, from what he said it is the single stage touchscreen only. I am not sure the model, but I guess it didnt even have the 2 stage option.

    Teddy
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    Hi Key1cc. Sorry I have not had a chance yet to...

    Hi Key1cc. Sorry I have not had a chance yet to post pics. I can tell you that my Y and O are jumpered. When I first saw it I was like what the heck? But after checking the install guide that seems...
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    Thanks Beenthere. I spoke with the company that...

    Thanks Beenthere. I spoke with the company that put it in. They verified the calulations etc. He mentioned it could be overcharged. Could that cause, condensation at the plenum, so so airflow,...
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    Thanks mayguy. Ill see about getting some...

    Thanks mayguy. Ill see about getting some pictures tonight. I did check the wiring at the furnace and at the stat and it looks correct, according to the installers guide. Ylo is not hooked to...
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