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  1. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise, commentary, or ask questions of the OP here.

    You can find the rules for posting and...
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    Well I got budget prices on the whole house...

    Well I got budget prices on the whole house dehumidifier installation, Ouch. The cost of the equipment installed was greater than a years electric use. In the last 12 months I paid Delaware Electric...
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    Thanks for the tip about the Ultra-Aire being a...

    Thanks for the tip about the Ultra-Aire being a very energy efficient way to go.
    I will be getting some prices to have a 70 pint init installed.
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    Thanks for the insight, just_opinion. I...

    Thanks for the insight, just_opinion.

    I understand the concept of the water on the evaporator evaporating back into the building envelope when the AC shuts off. So the "efficiency of the...
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    Thermostat With Dehumidify Setting

    I have a Goodman 18 SEER 2 stage heat pump with a matching variable speed Airhandler with resistance Aux heat controlled by a Goodman CTK03 Comfort Net Thermostat. The control connection wiring...
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    Must have been a short term issue yesterday. No...

    Must have been a short term issue yesterday. No alarms today.
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    Thanks BaldLoonie, These alerts clear by...

    Thanks BaldLoonie,
    These alerts clear by themselves after a few minutes to a few hours. :angel: They have to self clear as I am 300 miles away. LOL
    I also noticed that logging into the...
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    Honeywell Redlink Communication Alerts

    Today I have received 2 or 3 "communication alerts" from the mytotalconnectcomfort.com alerting/control service on my redlink system. The alarms are self clearing in about 30-40 minutes.

    This is a...
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    How Accurate Is Thermostat CFM Number?

    I have an Amana Communicating Air Handler on my Amana Communicating Heat Pump. The system is using the CTK03 communicating thermostat for control.


    The Comfortnet menu shows a reading for airflow...
  10. An idea about the "Florida heat pump" leaker

    I am not a pro HVAC guy, but an engineer with many years of industrial maintenance experience, a lot of common sence, and the ability to see the big picture. ( toot-toot, end of horn blowing)

    The...
  11. Thread: R22 Options

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    Thanks. I was just checking. With all the...

    Thanks. I was just checking. With all the regulations about R22, thought that a mere mortal like a homeowner could not own the stuff.

    Does this looks like a rated cylinder? < Links to direct...
  12. Thread: R22 Options

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    Thanks, If I Ass/u/me the system was charged...

    Thanks, If I Ass/u/me the system was charged correctly 25 years ago they should be able to tell if it has leaked by looking at the system temperatures/pressures, correct?
  13. Thread: R22 Options

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    R22 Options

    I have a pair of 3 ton Trane heatpump R22 based systems. Both were installed in 1989 when we built the house. Knock on wood, neither has been serviced, or needed service since install, except for...
  14. I will ask him to verify the speed when he...

    I will ask him to verify the speed when he replaces it, parts are on 5 day back order.

    It probably was set at correct speed as the cut sheet for that model shows a 600 CFM rated air flow. It is a...
  15. Thanks for the advice on the extended labor...

    Thanks for the advice on the extended labor warranty.

    If you install a PSC motor can it be setup to run on dual speed? Like 450CFM for cooling/heatpump operation and 600 CFM for when HP +...
  16. While I have not measured the static on the...

    While I have not measured the static on the system, doubtful it is a airflow issue.

    The unit is 18,000 BTUH and rated at 600 cfm as per Comfortmaker specs. Return duct is 16" about 10' long,...
  17. The service tech left a short time ago and...

    The service tech left a short time ago and confirmed that the motor had failed. ( Bless him working in the attic on a day when the sun was shinning and it was 98* outdoors!!! ).

    It is an x-13...
  18. Possible X13 motor failure and best replacement

    I have a 3 year old Comfort Maker Heat Pump with an X13 blower motor. I just got a call from my daughter that the unit is not working and it is 88* upstairs. The unit is not blowing any air even in...
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    Thanks to all who responded. So it sounds like...

    Thanks to all who responded. So it sounds like 50* is a good target for winter setback.
    The climate there is not too extreme, compared to some areas. Typically I have measured a minimum temp of...
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    AOP Contractors

    I have been looking at the AOP map to locate contractors in my area (07821) and found a several a few miles away.

    What qualifications or vetting is required to become a listed contractor?
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    Good point about the strip's lockout temp. I can...

    Good point about the strip's lockout temp. I can receive a text alarm from the Honeywell/ComfortNet stat if the inside temperature drops below x degrees. At that alarm, I should be able to remotely...
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    Heat Pump: Winter Setback Temperature

    Looking ahead to cooler weather this winter, and a question.

    We have a second home in Southern Delaware that has a 2stage Goodman heat pump with electric backup. This place is mostly vacant in...
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    Amana AVPTC313714 Fan Curves

    Is there a source for the fan curves for an Amana AVPTC313714 AHU? It is a new install as of last November and I am in the process of base-lining the system. ( Forgive me but I retired engineer and...
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    Bump.. Anyone? This has occurred about 5 times...

    Bump.. Anyone? This has occurred about 5 times tis winter. Installer is getting no answers from Goodman.
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    Heat Pump Success Story

    In early November I had installed an Amana ASZC18036 18 SEER 2 stage 3T Heat Pump with 10kW of aux electric heat in the variable speed air-handler to replace a Comfortmaker 13 SEER 4 Ton A/C that...
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