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  1. Trane CleanEffects collector cells ... how dirty should they be?

    I've had an American Standard Accuclean (Trane CleanEffects) running in my house for the last 9 months. I clean the collector cells every month with a vacuum, but have never noticed any visable dirt...
  2. So far it seems to be working very well. We hose...

    So far it seems to be working very well. We hose off the filter the first weekend of every month and that's it. The only pain is that the collector cell "collects" tons of water and can't be...
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    We have an almost identical situation w/ a...

    We have an almost identical situation w/ a Carrier Infinty system. Seems to work fine.
  4. I apologize in advance for the cross-post. I...

    I apologize in advance for the cross-post. I didn't realize there was a seperate forum for IAQ and I don't know how to move my first post.
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  5. I have a 6 month-old Trane CleanEffects. I was...

    I have a 6 month-old Trane CleanEffects. I was cleaning the unit a few weeks ago when I noticed that the tip of each corona wire had an unusual crystal formation growing on it. Has anyone else seen...
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    We've just installed a rather expensive set of...

    We've just installed a rather expensive set of return air ducts as part of our new hvac retrofit and the contractor says he doesn't plan to test them for leaks. Is this normal?

    I'm a bit worried...
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    Living in Texas I've never really worried to much...

    Living in Texas I've never really worried to much about heat loss, so I've never looked into RB this way. I am almost certain, however, that I have seen comments indicating that, because of it's...
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    Design and Installation is critical

    We installed this during a remodel of our home in Austin, Texas; The results have been amazing. The summer attic temperature has dropped from the 120-130, to < 100 and the increase in perceived...
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    We were supposed to be installing a Carrier 58cva...

    We were supposed to be installing a Carrier 58cva w/ 38TDB this afternoon only to find out, at the last minute, that the Carrier coil we ordered isn't available; Evidently with the transition to the...
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    Awesome help!

    Thanx
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    I am having a Carrier Infinity 38TDB installed...

    I am having a Carrier Infinity 38TDB installed and noticed that the coil specified by my contractor is a ck5, not a ck5p. Why in the heck would this make a difference and should I care?

    ...msg
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    On Monday our contractor begins to build out the...

    On Monday our contractor begins to build out the mechanical room for a renovation of our home. The major item located in the room is a Carrier Infinty 80 (58CVA) furnace.

    Because of the home's...
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    Thanks for the GREAT info

    Great feedback and based on everyone's feedback I'll double check the distribution and return duct sizing.

    WRT to filtering, we're actually going a little overboard with a Trane CleanEffects and...
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    Yes, the load calculation shows 4.5+ tons...

    Yes, the load calculation shows 4.5+ tons required in phase I (prior to remodeling) and 4+ tons (not allowing for peaks such as large parties) after the remodel and allowing for the addition of...
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    I have a situation (long story) where the system...

    I have a situation (long story) where the system that needs to be installed in my home now is sized at slightly under 5 tons (4.5+); Later, phase 2, after I've completed some remodling it's closer...
  16. Has anyone actually see one of these in the field...

    Has anyone actually see one of these in the field or spec'd them for a job? We're right on the cusp of installing a new system but have a 2-3 month window on getting the unit actually installed. The...
  17. A question for all of you pros that deal with...

    A question for all of you pros that deal with residential installations.

    I am homeowner in the process of putting a new, I think semi high-end, residential HVAC system, out to bid. We are...
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    Please indulge a finance guy who's in way over...

    Please indulge a finance guy who's in way over his head trying to understand the ins-and-outs of specifying a new HVAC system for our residential remodel and addition.

    How effective are UV systems...
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