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    Thanks for the info. The manual has changed...

    Thanks for the info. The manual has changed drastically when it comes to maintenance. Had I known that beforehand I might have reconsidered the purchase. Here is some more info about my situation....
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    Follow up...

    I promised a follow up so here it is.
    Here are the before cleaning pictures.
    http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/1708/truesteamhumidifier006.th.jpg...
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    I'm an HO with a 12gallon truesteam and I agree...

    I'm an HO with a 12gallon truesteam and I agree with your statement.

    I just did another cleaning of my unit and I had to let the coil soak in vinegar over night to be able to get the deposits to...
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    There is an inline water filter that I priced out...

    There is an inline water filter that I priced out between 20 and 30 bucks. If you read the install or user manual carefully it says that the 5year warranty is not valid unless you replace the filter...
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    I have owned a 12gal truesteam for about 1 and a...

    I have owned a 12gal truesteam for about 1 and a half seasons. It works for my situation so I don't have very much to complain about. Some things to consider are, the truesteam is higher...
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    Just For Reference

    This is not a DIY related post. I'm in discussions with an HVAC company that installed my IAQ about how long the TrueSteam should be allowed to run without the blower fan on. The company says that...
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    I'm interested in the amount of time. All the...

    I'm interested in the amount of time. All the stuff you refer to most likely can be found in Honeywell's technical specifications for the Truesteam.
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    I think the water temp would be about 60 degrees.

    I think the water temp would be about 60 degrees.
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    How long to create steam?

    Hi and thanks for reading,

    How long will it take a 12 gallon Truesteam to generate steam? Assumption being that that tank is full and cold.
  10. The rest of the world doesn't read through all...

    The rest of the world doesn't read through all this stuff and just listens to what their HVAC salesmen tells them.
  11. Thread: DrZarkloff

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    He talks so slow he makes my head hurt. :) "If...

    He talks so slow he makes my head hurt. :)

    "If some gay guy can tell you about his favorite underwear, I can certainly tell you about my favorite thermostat" -DrZarkloff


    I can't stop lol lol...
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    I had a local HVAC shop install the envirazone...

    I had a local HVAC shop install the envirazone package (2 vision pro stats, 2 zone dampers, 1 outdoor temp sensor, and W8835 zone board) and asked him about zoned humidity control and he said it...
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    I discussed the length of of time between...

    I discussed the length of of time between autoflushes with my installer. I think the settings are 10, 20, or 30 hours. I chose 10 hours for my 12 gallon because I figured the extra water wasted...
  14. Thanks Fellas. It looks like I have a few...

    Thanks Fellas. It looks like I have a few options now which is awesome. Time to do a little more research and find out what the payback time frame is assuming I were to run my noisy single stage...
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    I have read about a gasket issue but there was a...

    I have read about a gasket issue but there was a solution. I'll assume you are a contractor and suggest that you contact Honeywell directly about it. As for my 12 gallon I haven't noticed any...
  16. I apologize for taking this thread so far off its...

    I apologize for taking this thread so far off its original topic, but I have learned a lot. Additional research has tempted me to go for a closed cell foam kit, from either tigerfoam, handifoam, or...
  17. I'm going to return the fiber glass insulation I...

    I'm going to return the fiber glass insulation I bought and follow this process
    http://www.rd.com/57548/article57548.html
    Thanks for the information.

    As far as my summer IAQ goes, last summer...
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    So including my basement gives 34,179cf. And to...

    So including my basement gives 34,179cf. And to add an additional .15 ACH that would mean I need to exchange 5127cfh. I have manual dampers on the 8inch intake and output for the HRV so I could...
  19. This winter the only time our RH dipped below 30%...

    This winter the only time our RH dipped below 30% was when we had the -20 to -30 degree weather. I'm sure you remember it ;). I keep my IAQ set to 40% with frost control of 5 and my steamer keeps...
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    CO2 sensor to control fresh air ventilation

    From your first post it seems like having a C02 sensor to control fresh air ventilation would be a nice setup up. I'm assuming someone has thought of this and maybe it's not cost effective for the...
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    Funny you ask. I had planned on creating a...

    Funny you ask. I had planned on creating a separate post to have those much more knowledgeable on this subject check my math. So here goes.
    Upper level (4bedrooms, 2baths, 5 closets) : 1340sq * 8ft...
  22. TB, I'm considering my options for sealing up...

    TB,

    I'm considering my options for sealing up my rim joists, and was weighing the difference between the foam board and the fiberglass batts. The fiberglass batts are a lot easier to install...
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    I agree with your conclusion, as I also live in...

    I agree with your conclusion, as I also live in the upper midwest.

    I consider my home to be moderately tight with an ACH somewhere between .1 and .3 (probably closer to .1). We have lived in our...
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    My 12gallon TrueSteam uses 1.250kW. If yours...

    My 12gallon TrueSteam uses 1.250kW. If yours runs 18 hours a day assuming that your electricity is 10 cents a killowatt that's 18*1.250*.1*30=$67.5 a month. I just wanted to prepare you for that...
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    I'm satisfied with mine.

    Here are some comments I have posted regarding it.
    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showpost.php?p=2140082&postcount=39
    and
    I've had a killo-watt device on my TrueSteam since Jan 10th and it has used...
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