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    Information on "no pressure system" flow center....

    Information on "no pressure system" flow center.

    http://www.bdmfginc.com/QT_Brochure.pdf

    I have no affiliation with B&D, but I like them alot.
    d
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    A couple of things... 1) I think your loops...

    A couple of things...

    1) I think your loops are properly sized, at least for my area... (SE SD).
    2) My desuperheater (hwg) only works in the winter as well. Not enough run time in the summer.
    3)...
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    Just curious what the end solution for this...

    Just curious what the end solution for this problem was.

    Was it SW2-2?

    Thanks
    DJ
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    Thanks for the analysis Genteq. One suggestion...

    Thanks for the analysis Genteq.

    One suggestion I would make.... Include threaded holes in the perimeter of the motor at 0, 90, 180, & 270.

    I have a Rheem/Ruud/Weatherking furnace, and although...
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    Don't forget about this......

    Don't forget about this...
    http://www.waterfurnace.com/event/
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    The old motor was a 3sp 3/4 Hp PSC motor. I...

    The old motor was a 3sp 3/4 Hp PSC motor.


    I was thinking about adding a SPST relay, controlled by "O". That way I can boost the fan speed to high when cooling. When "Y" or "Y2" is called, but no...
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    Before 6.5A, Temp rise 52, CFM 1229, Continuous...

    Before 6.5A, Temp rise 52, CFM 1229, Continuous fan 5.6A
    After 5.6A, Temp rise 57, CFM 1121, Continuous fan 1.9A, GEO speed 5.3A, Temp rise 24.

    Furnace fan cost per run hour before 6.5A X 115V...
  9. Thread: Hoarders

    by djastram
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    My favorite ones are the people who keep their...

    My favorite ones are the people who keep their unused weight lifting equipment in front of the furnace.

    I didn't get my physique by lifting weights.

    dave.
  10. Being in a state that shares a border, I remember...

    Being in a state that shares a border, I remember when Jesse won the MN governors race.

    Nobody thought that was possible either.

    The two problems I see are apathy and ignorance.

    And that......
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    I bought an evergreen motor for my furnace this...

    I bought an evergreen motor for my furnace this morning. I'm gonna put it in and check the before/after amps.

    Hopefully it'll save me some money.

    Dave.
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    Wow I read the whole post in two nights. Phew!...

    Wow I read the whole post in two nights. Phew! Today was like waiting for the summer to be over to find out who shot JR.

    Do I get "Continuing education" credit for this? Or at least a patch for my...
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    "I love my country, but I fear my government." ...

    "I love my country, but I fear my government."


    Have you ever read about the Federal Reserve?
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    Thanks Gentlemen.

    Thanks Gentlemen.
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    Max CO in combustion analysis

    Hello.

    I have been asking around locally, at what point should a furnace be red tagged when measuring CO in the flue gasses.

    My NATE material mentioned 400 PPM, and I've gotten answers from...
  16. A trick we do for threading new line set over a...

    A trick we do for threading new line set over a finished ceiling is using a 20' piece of 2" pvc. We cut a miter in one end, and stuff the pvc to the mechanical room. The miter is to help "twist" the...
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    http://www.waterfurnace.com/literature/envision/IM...

    http://www.waterfurnace.com/literature/envision/IM1592.pdf

    Page 13.

    It takes a day to make 50 g of hot water with my geo. The buffer tank is there to preheat the water, to whatever it can,...
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    No. It's not even wired. Just an insulated tank.

    No. It's not even wired. Just an insulated tank.
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    http://www.icmcontrols.com/downloads/icmcc750-ss.p...

    http://www.icmcontrols.com/downloads/icmcc750-ss.pdf

    Has anybody tried one of these?
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    My setup is a 3 ton Waterfurnace split system. I...

    My setup is a 3 ton Waterfurnace split system. I have a 40 gallon NG water heater, and a 50 gallon electric as a buffer tank. After about a day of run time of the geo, the 50 gallon tank has 50...
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    Philly Cheese steak Sandwich Exchange

    Hello.

    I am hooked on Philly Cheese steaks, and was posting to see how others make them.

    I make them this way.

    Have the butcher slice rib eye steaks like thick cut bacon. If the meat is...
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    My favorite "Home Depot purchased stat" story has...

    My favorite "Home Depot purchased stat" story has a lady that changed the stat herself. When she couldn't get it working, she called us. She had all the wires hooked up to the correct terminals,...
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    Have you considered a split system geo? That is...

    Have you considered a split system geo? That is what I decided would be best for me. My back up heat is my NG furnace.

    http://www.siouxvalley.net/~djastram/geo.JPG
  24. Thread: Water temp

    by djastram
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    Has someone done a pressure drop on the coax...

    Has someone done a pressure drop on the coax coil?

    We had a unit locking out on "Low flow" even though the flow was within the MFG specs and the sg of the fluid was well below the lowest exit...
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    The last bird I found was complete with maggots....

    The last bird I found was complete with maggots. They sit in the exhaust warming themselves, and then die of CO. That's my theory anyway.

    With the gas off, I hook up my manometer and watch the in....
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    http://www.aprilairecontractor.com/products/catego...

    http://www.aprilairecontractor.com/products/category/humidifiers/85293.pdf

    Shows the hum on the return as an alternate location. I prefer it on the return, so that if the hum overflows, it won't...
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    I "plan" on using split closed cell foam pipe...

    I "plan" on using split closed cell foam pipe insulation. I haven't gotten around to it yet though.
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    I replaced the 2.5 ton R-22 A coil with a 3 ton...

    I replaced the 2.5 ton R-22 A coil with a 3 ton R-410a A coil.

    I didn't do anything with my blower speeds, my temp rise is right where the book says it needs to be.

    I'm very happy with mine. I...
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    I've installed both all-in-ones, and splits. Both...

    I've installed both all-in-ones, and splits. Both are good systems, I think.

    The picture below is the install at my house. I chose a split, to take advantage of the "dual fuel" program from my...
  30. It's a 3 ton Waterfurnace split system. I live in...

    It's a 3 ton Waterfurnace split system. I live in Southeast South Dakota.

    My EWT is 60 right now. It hasn't been hot or cold enough to even run it yet.

    The cold weather is on it's way...
    ...
  31. On the north end of all three of my trenches,...

    On the north end of all three of my trenches, there was water trickling in from about 3 feet below grade on that end.

    A year ago I was PO'd about mowing and paying taxes on that soggy lot, now I'm...
  32. Pictures of my loop install - HQ pictures. May load slowly.

    Pictures of my loop install.

    As you can see, I have a lot of water at the 8 foot mark. 24" deep in some spots!



    http://www.siouxvalley.net/~djastram/Picture018.jpg...
  33. Thank you for your reply. You have provided the...

    Thank you for your reply. You have provided the info I needed.

    It's not just about the money, the WFI A-coil is 26 inches deep, and won't fit on top of my furnace without sticking out the back 5...
  34. Sorry to bother you. I thought it was a valid...

    Sorry to bother you.

    I thought it was a valid question.
  35. Tax deduction questions on a Waterfurnace install

    Hello.

    I am installing a split system Envision 2 stage w/desuperheater. My goal is to utilize the power companies "dual fuel" rate. That's why I bought the split system.

    Anyway...

    I have...
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