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    December was unseasonably warm. Then came January...

    December was unseasonably warm. Then came January and February with average temps around 20 degrees below what is "normal" for Central Florida. As a result, my monthly bills this winter were $15 -...
  2. Five referrals and three installs to date. Pro...

    Five referrals and three installs to date. Pro member? That's news to me! I wonder how that happened? My son is in HVAC and my daughter-in-law is office manager for a large HVAC company in Orlando,...
  3. The 3-ton Greenspeed had NO PROBLEM keeping up on...

    The 3-ton Greenspeed had NO PROBLEM keeping up on the hottest days! During spring & fall it ran at reduced capacity (i.e., 40%-60%) almost 100% of the time. In the summer it ran at reduced capacity...
  4. Update - My dealer has received the new control...

    Update - My dealer has received the new control board that will enable energy tracking. He'll install it during annual maintenance later this month.
  5. Update for November 2013 - One Full Year Since Installing 3-Ton Greenspeed

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of November 11, 2013. Fall has begun and the hot, humid Central Florida summer season is winding down, with "winter" coming soon. Still loving my...
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    Update for November 2013 - One Full Year Since Install

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of November 11, 2013. Fall has begun and the hot, humid Central Florida summer season is winding down, with "winter" coming soon. Still loving my...
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    Pretty close.... By my figuring, annual averaged...

    Pretty close.... By my figuring, annual averaged $1600 over the previous 2 years, $600 base & $1000 HVAC. Annual is now $1100 since the install, $600 base & $500 HVAC.



    Yup!



    Absolutely!...
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    Update for October 2013

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of October 11, 2013. Fall has begun and the hot, humid Central Florida summer season is winding down slowly. Still loving my Greenspeed! One month...
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    C GS??? Huh?? This data may mean something to an...

    C GS??? Huh?? This data may mean something to an "engineer", but it's way over my head and I don't see how it affects my situation.

    Sorry TB... I may be dumb, but at least I'm comfortable!
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    It was cool for awhile. He moved out of his...

    It was cool for awhile. He moved out of his parents home in the second half of his Senior year and then stopped going to school, so he didn't graduate with his class. I took him in in June to get his...
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    Update for September 2013

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of September 12, 2013. My grandson moved back with his parents 2 weeks ago and the hot, humid Central Florida summer season should be winding down...
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    Not exactly. I'd say spring & fall it runs at...

    Not exactly. I'd say spring & fall it runs at reduced capacity (i.e., 40%-60%) almost 100% of the time. In the summer it runs at reduced capacity (i.e., less than 100%) about 75% of the time... all...
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    "First stage" is not applicable. Greenspeed...

    "First stage" is not applicable. Greenspeed inverter driven compressor varies from 40% to 100% of capacity based on load. No way to tell for sure, but my guess is it runs at 40% most of the time in...
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    Thanks to all of you in this forum who provided...

    Thanks to all of you in this forum who provided input during the decision-making process! I had hoped for closer to $600 in annual savings, but I didn't foresee having my Grandson living with me,...
  15. I'm sorry I replied in such an angry way. I'd...

    I'm sorry I replied in such an angry way. I'd delete my comments if I could. I've been in touch with my dealer and he is working on getting a new control board with the updated firmware (v.4)...
  16. If true, I think this is outrageous! My dealer is...

    If true, I think this is outrageous! My dealer is busy enough this time of year. For Carrier to design a control system for their flagship Greenspeed system and then require control board replacement...
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    Update for August 2013

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of August 12, 2013. The hot, humid Central Florida summer season is well underway and I'm extremely pleased with my low electric bills, given that I...
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    I believe it was worth it. It wasn't all that...

    I believe it was worth it. It wasn't all that uncomfortable, since the old system maintained humidity around 40%. I got used to it!

    With the Greenspeed overcooling up to 3* to dehumidify, indoor...
  19. Some time ago dealer provided a one-time link to...

    Some time ago dealer provided a one-time link to Carrier for the latest upgrade. I upgraded from v.5 to v.8, but Greenspeed is still not eligible for energy tracking.
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    Two years ago I lived alone and didn't have...

    Two years ago I lived alone and didn't have visitors or garage sale activity for the May billing period, or a second resident for the July billing period.



    My best guess for base use would be...
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    Update for July 2013

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of July 11, 2013. The hot, humid Central Florida summer season is well underway and I'm extremely pleased with my low electric bills, given that I now...
  22. New parts installed this morning, along with...

    New parts installed this morning, along with fresh (not reclaimed) refrigerant. Everything appears to be working properly now. Whew!
  23. Funny thing... never received an invoice for the...

    Funny thing... never received an invoice for the surge suppressor installation! Given subsequent events, coupled with my referrals that netted my contractor 3 installs since mine in November, I don't...
  24. That's what I thought.

    That's what I thought.
  25. BTW, the p/n of the OEM replacement valve is...

    BTW, the p/n of the OEM replacement valve is different (indicative of a smaller size, I believe) from the "defective" valve that came installed in my condensing unit. Since the new valve switches...
  26. Glad I am a patient customer... as is my...

    Glad I am a patient customer... as is my contractor (glad I'm patient, that is)! The owner and his #1 tech cut out the reversing valve and replaced it, seemingly without incident, purging the system...
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    2 Degrees Short of a Boy Band, 3-Ton Greenspeed Holding 75 Degree Setpoint!

    High temperature in Central Florida this afternoon was 96*, yet the Greenspeed is still holding 75*. The inverter did have to ramp up to 75-80% for awhile with about 600-700 total cfm from the air...
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    TB, I don't want to sound ungrateful for your...

    TB, I don't want to sound ungrateful for your advice, or to be argumentative, but I have to quote what I said in an earlier post:

    "I don't see how such a unit could be installed near the ahu in...
  29. Reversing valve change-out scheduled for tomorrow...

    Reversing valve change-out scheduled for tomorrow morning. Hoping it goes well, quickly, and without incident! It's supposed to be in the mid-90s tomorrow!
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    We're into the summer stormy season now, so it's...

    We're into the summer stormy season now, so it's rained every afternoon for the past few days. Today we have dry air coming in from the North, so it's not as humid as usual. Right now the outside...
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    Update for June 2013

    Here's an update through my last FPL billing as of June 12, 2013. I'm thrilled to see my June power bill cut in half over prior years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Of course, the milder weather this year likely...
  32. Reversing Valve Problem - Update

    Received the Carrier "response" to my question about the labor warranty a few weeks ago. They indicated if I exercised the "money back" provision of the 5-Star Warranty, my entire warranty would be...
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    LOL! Me too! I'm really anxious to see how much...

    LOL! Me too! I'm really anxious to see how much I'll save this summer. If I could speed up time, I would!



    For April & May, I kept the daytime temp set at 75* with the %RH max set at 45%. With...
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    Update for May 2013

    FSEC has been monitoring my energy usage for the past 6 months. On Friday, May 17th, they spent the afternoon doing the "shallow retrofit" portion of the study. They replaced all my incandescent...
  35. This "winter" it never got below 40*! Will...

    This "winter" it never got below 40*! Will probably set it down to 20* for next "winter" just in case we get our once in a blue moon "hard freeze".

    It's' really ironic that I refused to let him...
  36. So are you saying I don't need to bother...

    So are you saying I don't need to bother replacing the valve or the complete system as long as it's "delivering on performance"? It heats & cools very efficiently and comfortably. Just doesn't switch...
  37. Do you sell Carrier? The 5-Star Warranty is an...

    Do you sell Carrier? The 5-Star Warranty is an optional "add-on" to the 10-year Factory Extended Labor Warranty. 5-Star is only offered by Carrier Enterprise distributors throughout Florida on...
  38. I see no reason to replace the indoor unit....

    I see no reason to replace the indoor unit. However, if I exercise my 5-Star 100% satisfaction warranty and go for "replacement", Carrier wants the condensing unit, the coil, and the user interface...
  39. That was done! The complete factory tech rep...

    That was done! The complete factory tech rep diagnostic routine was run. It took hours! No definitive diagnosis. Everything checked out, except reversing valve "sticks" when de-energized to switch...
  40. Infinity Greenspeed Fault 79 - Need Carrier Professional Advice

    Those who have followed my AOP Residential journey since August 2012 know I found a terrific contractor who replaced my 13 year old 3.5-Ton Rheem with a 3-Ton Greenspeed. Super hot heating! Super...
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    Daily high temps in Central Florida are now upper...

    Daily high temps in Central Florida are now upper 70's to mid-80's and the threat of "cold snaps" ended on Easter Sunday! So... it's pretty much "cooling season" from now until mid-November! I...
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    Good news! FPL notified me today that the new...

    Good news! FPL notified me today that the new online Energy Dashboard is now available for my account. FPL installed "smart meters" in my area about 6 months ago and the "smart grid" is now active in...
  43. What's up with this? As I recall, 54regcab has...

    What's up with this? As I recall, 54regcab has been posting as a pro member with an asterisk since I joined in August 2012. How did he get demoted to regular guest?
  44. Thanks! I've been studying the expanded cooling...

    Thanks! I've been studying the expanded cooling data and it pretty much explains why I've been able to run cooling/dehumidification (this is Florida, you know) almost every day & night for over 2...
  45. SEER/EER Cooling Standard

    As you all know, I chose the 3 ton, 20,5 SEER, 14.5 EER Carrier Greenspeed, which was installed on 11/08/2012. But I've had your comment about SEER being based on testing at 80*F indoor and 82*F...
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    Month to month comparison won't mean much until...

    Month to month comparison won't mean much until April or May when cooling season really gets underway.
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    This is the info directly from my January FPL...

    This is the info directly from my January FPL bill:

    kWh used 598
    Customer charge: $7.00 per month
    Storm charge 0.23
    Gross receipts tax 1.48
    Franchise charge 3.55
    **The electric service...
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    I jotted down the lifetime run data from the...

    I jotted down the lifetime run data from the Infinity control for the heatpump and the evaporator coil, as of this afternoon. The unit was installed on 11/8/2012 and was up and running by 5PM that...
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    Yep, no need for heating and it rarely runs in...

    Yep, no need for heating and it rarely runs in cooling... only a bit at night between 11-12PM when it first drops the temp to 68*. Other than that, it runs to dehumidify several times an hour...
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    Update: Haven't needed heat at all this month,...

    Update: Haven't needed heat at all this month, even at night, so last week I reset the sleep time (11pm-8am) cooling temp down to 68* so it will overcool to 65* while dehumidifying at night. Daytime...
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