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    Last year I replaced my older 9 SEER HVAC with a...

    Last year I replaced my older 9 SEER HVAC with a new 16SEER unit. Like you I live in North Texas and the old AC worked well into the night to get down to a comfortable temp.

    The new HVAC cools so...
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    I had a simular situation with my previous...

    I had a simular situation with my previous install. They didn't cut the opening to the AH to the proper size and I had serious air flow problems. :mad:


    That should be fixed by the installer....
  3. Thread: Brand Preference

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    Ryan I believe Amana makes one ........

    Ryan

    I believe Amana makes one ..... :confused:

    However, I may be mistaken .... :o
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    My bills are between 30% and 40% less even with...

    My bills are between 30% and 40% less even with this summer being hotter.

    The old unit wasn't installed properly so I was getting around 3 ton instead of 4. Also, the old unit was rated around 9...
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    Like you I live in Texas and really get to enjoy...

    Like you I live in Texas and really get to enjoy those 100 degree days. :eek:

    Be sure to get a unit that is good for removing humidity. I, for one, vote for Goodman/Amana as I just purchased a new...
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    Tiger I'm sure many other will chime in that...

    Tiger

    I'm sure many other will chime in that the install is the most important thing and the equipment is second. So do yourself a favor and get a good installer.....:eek:

    I'm on my second...
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    We don't have that problem in TX. Since we always...

    We don't have that problem in TX. Since we always have our trusty 30-30 or 06 handy with us at all times. It's just as easy to pick off a would be thief as some of the local varmints.... ;)
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    How much do they charge for the first...

    How much do they charge for the first suitcase/luggage? :D
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    Been I've made this query to some of the local...

    Been

    I've made this query to some of the local HVAC folks and I got a dear in the headlights look. So I thought that they were only available for the Geo systems.

    I may do some more inquiring...
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    IS there any reason they couldn't be installed on...

    IS there any reason they couldn't be installed on a standard HVAC system?

    Would the cost be to prohibitive as Geo's seem to be a high end solution?

    I wondered why these weren't an option...
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    Newby Question about Desuperheaters

    Since I don't do HVAC work for a living I though that I would turned to the more learned folks on this site to ask a question....

    I see Desuperheaters used on Geothermal HVAC systems. Why...
  12. Thread: Homeowners

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    To check ARI cert equipment, do the following: ...

    To check ARI cert equipment, do the following:


    Go to http://www.ahrinet.org/. The AHRI home page displays.
    Click on Specifiers/Contractors > Certified HVACR Equipment. The Directory of...
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    The installer explained the differences between...

    The installer explained the differences between R22 and R410 cooling capacities as well as the fact that R22 was being phased out.

    I'm a tech nut and like to read about various newer...
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    Been The guy was very upfront about the R22...

    Been

    The guy was very upfront about the R22 and R410. The R22 systems were slightly less expensive.

    I went with the 410 unit. It has performed admirably with this years Hot Texas weather. My...
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    Been I understand there is a pressure problem...

    Been

    I understand there is a pressure problem with 744 but as I understand it it's more efficient and less damaging for the air quality folks. :)

    I was told by the guy that installed my new...
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    R744 Pro's and Con's for HVAC

    I was reading about the use of CO2 for refrigeration and wondered if there was any inroads being made to use this as the next refrigerant of choice for HVAC?

    Would this be a boon to heat pumps?...
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    Steve I can recommend Goodman. I'm on my...

    Steve

    I can recommend Goodman. I'm on my second one. I purchased one 12 years ago. Even though it wasn't installed properly I didn't have any costly repairs. :cool:

    I had it replaced with a...
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    I've two fav's .... A Capacola & Provolone sub...

    I've two fav's ....

    A Capacola & Provolone sub with Tom, let. red onion, Italian Dressing, and hot peppers.:)

    The second one is from a sub place that is no longer in business: Grilled chip...
  19. Thread: Sanity Check!

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    Dave There are several folks on-line here that...

    Dave

    There are several folks on-line here that might be able to direct you to some dependable folks in your area. :)

    In my case the folks that installed the last HVAC did such a poor job that I...
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    Dave I have a few questions. :confused: Is...

    Dave

    I have a few questions. :confused:

    Is this the only tech in the game?
    Have you had others quote you a new system?
    Is this the guy you're going to use to install the new system?
    ...
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    I'm surprised Twilli hasn't responded to this...

    I'm surprised Twilli hasn't responded to this .... :D
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    Richard Are you considering the GKS9 Gas...

    Richard

    Are you considering the GKS9 Gas Furnace? If so it's a Single-Stage, Multi-Speed. I have the new Goodman 95% dual stage VS furnace. I had it installed in the spring and was impressed how...
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    I had an older unit with a very similar setup....

    I had an older unit with a very similar setup. The old furnace was a single speed 4 ton. I replaced the entire HVAC with a new 4 ton unit that has a VS blower in the furnace. While there is some...
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    I do enjoy the cooling of my home. However,...

    I do enjoy the cooling of my home. However, heating while not nearly as predominant as cooling, is dispensed at the ceiling and not the cold concrete floors leaves something to be desired on those...
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    I have to agree with the others, do not block off...

    I have to agree with the others, do not block off any of the registers. If the system was properly designed then they are a crucial part of the system to maintain temp balance throughout the room.
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