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  1. Thread: Noisy duct work

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    Actually this is a new piece of ductwork that was...

    Actually this is a new piece of ductwork that was installed when new furnace was installed. I'm not sure what it is called but it is the ductwork that the evaporator coil sits in ??
  2. Thread: Noisy duct work

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    A little over a year

    A little over a year
  3. Thread: Noisy duct work

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    When ductwork was installed it was not cross...

    When ductwork was installed it was not cross creased on the one side like the other 3 sides therefore it now flexes.
  4. Thread: Noisy duct work

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    The ductwork is right where the air conditioning...

    The ductwork is right where the air conditioning condenser (I hope i got the name right ???)is located above the furnace, is there a chance a screw could cause damage?? could it be crazy glued on ??
  5. Thread: Noisy duct work

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    Noisy duct work

    I have finally found the duct work that makes noise when the fan on the furnace shuts off. It is found just above the actual furnace and would be a pain to take out. The sheet metal buckles when...
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    I'm not saying this is what I do !!!!! We where...

    I'm not saying this is what I do !!!!! We where away for 2 weeks and came back from vacation to a May hot spell. So I want to know how long it should take under the conditions described with the...
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    Central A/C Question

    the house is 2000sq feet and the A/C unit is 2.5 ton York (New system 14 seer i believe, hooked up to new York Affinity Modulating furnace 98% Eff.). If I get home at 4pm and outside temperature is...
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    A/C Air Temperature

    If a central air conditioner is working at optimal efficiency is there a temperature check that can be done in the ductwork (after the coil) or at the registers ? What should the temperature range...
  9. Thread: Cold air return

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    Turning vanes ?? What exactly do they do ? ...

    Turning vanes ?? What exactly do they do ?

    Would it be better to have the horizontal throat or the vanes installed ?
  10. Thread: Cold air return

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    I thought that A/C unit calls for 1200 cfm on...

    I thought that A/C unit calls for 1200 cfm on high speed but I'm probably wrong.

    If I went with a new 16 x 25 x 5 furnace cabinet how much more cfm will that allow over the current configuration.
  11. Thread: Cold air return

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    The A/C is 2 .5 ton unit (York YCJF30), what do...

    The A/C is 2 .5 ton unit (York YCJF30), what do you think ?
  12. Thread: Cold air return

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    Thanks for that advise, I was just wondering...

    Thanks for that advise, I was just wondering though this York furnace manual asks for 16 x 20 x 1 filter and this Electronic air Cleaner can only house 16 x 20. But of course with the Electronic Air...
  13. Thread: Cold air return

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    The fact that the elbow doesn't attach to a 1"...

    The fact that the elbow doesn't attach to a 1" filter cabinet but the current (electronic air cleaner cabinet with a 4" media filter inside) 5" filter cabinet is the 5" enough space to allow the air...
  14. Thread: Cold air return

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    what does laminar air flow mean ? Will it...

    what does laminar air flow mean ?

    Will it greatly improve my air flow if I move the cold air return vertical run back about 5" - 8" to allow a horizontal throat before filter cabinet.
  15. Thread: Cold air return

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    Cold air return

    I had a new furnace and A/C installed 80,000 btu York Modulating with a 2.5 ton A/C unit. I was told I could keep my existing Electronic air cleaner box and replace electronic cells with a 4" media...
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    "Furnaces do require certain cfm's to operate...

    "Furnaces do require certain cfm's to operate properly. They are usually preset at the factory. For cooling the unit must be set in the field depending on the size of the A/C unit used. Units such as...
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    You guys are correct I'm sorry :angel:I read the...

    You guys are correct I'm sorry :angel:I read the chart wrong it states as follows:

    Air Temp Rise Min Input 20 - 50 degrees F

    Air Temp Rise Max Input 40 - 70 degrees F

    Max...
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    I heard to check to see if there is enough air...

    I heard to check to see if there is enough air flow through the furnace that I should perform a temperature rise test ? Is this accurate ?

    I just went through the furnace manual (York Affinity...
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    how much more cfm would the 4" allow through it...

    how much more cfm would the 4" allow through it compared to the 1" if all else is equal (same MERV rating)
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    I'm not sure what the btu's are for the A/C. The...

    I'm not sure what the btu's are for the A/C. The only thing I can tell you is that it is a YORK LX SERIES YCJF30S41S1A 2 1/2 Ton Unit.
    Maybe from the model # you can tell the btu's ??
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    would you agree that 1" is more restrictive then...

    would you agree that 1" is more restrictive then 4" filter ??

    Would the 16" x 25" opening for a filter been better ?
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    The name brand on the Electronic Air Cleaner box...

    The name brand on the Electronic Air Cleaner box is "Kenmore" which is Sears but I guess it could be "Honeywell" just re-branded.
    I don't understand the 1" filter is more restrictive than the 4" ???...
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    Is there a preference between using the 1"...

    Is there a preference between using the 1" compared to 4" if they were both merv 8 ?

    Do you think this advise from installer to leave the old box was a good one ?

    Would the 16" x 25" opening...
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    New Furnace and A/C

    I've had the following equipment just installed in my 25 year old house:

    1. YORK AFFINITY FURNACE YP9C 98% Eff. 80,000 BTU WITH A LATITUDE LX SERIES YCGF 15+ SEER A/C UNIT

    2. APRILAIRE 600...
  25. Got it !! Thanks for your help

    Got it !!

    Thanks for your help
  26. Thanks for your response!! Sorry if these are...

    Thanks for your response!!

    Sorry if these are stupid questions I just want to do things right. Should furnace be off when I open the doors? also is there a certain procedure as in what door...
  27. Finding Model # and Serial # on York Equipment

    I am trying to locate the Model #'s and Serial #'s of the following equipment:

    YORK AFFINITY FURNACE YP9C 98% Eff. 80,000 BTU


    A/C - YORK LX SERIES YCJF 2.5 TON

    Can anyone give me direction...
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    What is the right size copper tubing ? There are...

    What is the right size copper tubing ? There are 2 lines one smaller than the other.

    Thank- you for your help !!!
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    New Central Air Conditioner

    I am having a new air conditioner installed (which uses the new refrigerant, PURON R410 I believe) in the same spot my old A/C unit was situated at the side of the house. Since the basement ceiling...
  30. Thread: Central Air

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    I will try do my best in giving you all info: ...

    I will try do my best in giving you all info:

    The equipment is as follows: FURNACE- YORK AFFINITY MODULATING 80,000 BTU

    A/C - YORK LX SERIES YCJF 2.5...
  31. Thread: Central Air

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    Central Air

    Replacing my Central air conditioning unit and have a question about location of outside unit. How far away can outside unit be placed in relation to condensing unit in furnace for it to lose its...
  32. Thread: Cold Air Return

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    Is there any benefit to having a larger size...

    Is there any benefit to having a larger size ductwork for your cold air return ?
  33. Thread: Cold Air Return

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    Yes I have central air conditioning. The unit is...

    Yes I have central air conditioning. The unit is a 2.5 ton A/C unit.
  34. Thread: Cold Air Return

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    Cold Air Return

    The size of my ductwork (cold air return) going into the air cleaner (furnace) is 10 inches wide by 22 inches wide. The furnace is a 80,000BTU Furnace. I have noticed that some other cold air returns...
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    "Have you had an energy audit done on your house...

    "Have you had an energy audit done on your house yet? Did these contractors perform manual J calcs on your home?"

    No calculations were done, contractors witnessed existing units and priced new...
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    New A/C and Furnace

    I have had a couple quotes on new A/C and Furnace in a home with original equipment dating back to 1989. I am leaning towards either York or Carrier. In trying to do my due diligence with research,...
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