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    where to find a txv?

    Another alternative to finding an older unit using R@@ is to install an expansion valve, aka txv I believe, so I can use a new heat pump with the ICP air handler EBP3000B using R22. However, my tech...
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    thanks.

    right, always rely on your professional tech, oh, oops that's what I did. What does that say about the system?
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    airhandler instal

    about two weeks ago. the unit had sat in the warehouse of the tech's company for some time, but was new.
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    model number of air handler

    The model is EBP3000B. serial is A024353632.
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    2.5 ton heat pump R22, 10 seer

    I recently had an ICP air handler installed R22 to match the existing heat pump r22, 10 seer, 2.5ton. We no sooner had it in place that the heat pump went out. So there is no choice but to find...
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    Fujitsu ductless split system units

    I posted this on the wrong forum, but I hope someone here can help. I need a Fujitsu wall unit ASU12RQ. I have the heat pump, but need the wall unit. Also need the heat pump units AOU9R1A to match...
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    I think they must have dropped Fujitsu already. ...

    I think they must have dropped Fujitsu already. I looked at their company list and it was not there. But Fujitsu itself no longer carries any of the items I need. I tried there first.
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    Fujitsu ductless split hvac units

    I have some discontinued but new Fujitsu ductless split system units for which I would like to find their mates. Top priority is finding a ASU12RQ wall unit to match the heat pump I have. This one...
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    [QUOTE=VTP99;6573582] good point. is there a...

    good point. is there a way to find pros who have a shop where I can bring my unit for repair of, say, a leak, rather than repeated trips out to the job site. Most of these guys seem to work out of...
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    Good idea, but I never find a pro willing or...

    Good idea, but I never find a pro willing or interested to repair a machine. They always want to sell a new system. As if a bad transmission were good reason to junk a car. Is there something about...
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    seer?

    I thought so. I was not sure how to read the numbers.
    If the tonnage has to be the same, how about other factors such as seer, R22, etc.?
    Does anyone have a suggestion where to find an...
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    I thought so. Does anyone have a suggestion...

    I thought so. Does anyone have a suggestion where to find an inexpensive heat pump 2.5 tons that would be compatible in the WashDC-Baltimore area?
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    tonnage on Goodman CPLE42-1B

    I have a heat pump for a working area, i.e. big garage, that is a Trane XE1000, 2.5 tons. My hvac pro says it is probably not fixable. Would the Goodman CPLE42-1B work with the air handler inside...
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    Can Goodman be used instead of Trane

    I can not find the place to post my questions, so if I intrude on someone else's post, I apologize. Maybe you can tell me how to get started.
    My question is simple. I have a Trane XE1000. 2.5...
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    adequate power?

    Can a 3.5 ton furnace and compressor downflow from the attic handle about 2300 sq. ft. of indoor space with 8 ft. ceilings spread over two floors? I was told that the maximum would be 2000 sq. ft.,...
  16. I may have to do just what you suggest for want...

    I may have to do just what you suggest for want of any other possibility, but I greatly fear just trusting somebody who says he can do it, however long they have been in the business. The stories I...
  17. The existing system was expanded to include the...

    The existing system was expanded to include the first addition and it certainly never worked.
    I am indeed planning two systems, hopefully the larger one installed in the attic that would spider...
  18. who can design ducts for rehabbed house?

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    I would appreciate anyone's comments on my overall plan. I have a 1950s three level house with a rearaddition from...
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    how find an hvac designer for duct work?

    I would appreciate anyone's comments on my overall plan. I have a 1950s three level house with an addition from 1964. Heating came from a gas forced air furnace in the basement. The ductwork was...
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    ductwork gives inadequate air flow

    Good idea. I now have two houses with the same problem, one in Arlington, Virginia and the other in south Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Mt. Vernon. (This is northern virginia, just outside...
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    I agree, but have been unable to find anyone who...

    I agree, but have been unable to find anyone who clearly knows what he is doing and is willing to do it. The guy who installed the new furnace turned out incompetent on duct work. He installed a...
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    photos of duct system

    These photos are not of my house, but a neighbor's, which has exactly the same system. Mine are unfortunately covered in drywall.
    1. photo shows the central support beam and joists which are 16" on...
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    I did not know one could post on this website...

    I did not know one could post on this website anything but messages. I shall post the diagram (as soon as I figure out how) but need to add the location and direction of the joists and main...
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    blower fans in hvac ducts

    Thanks. The machine is brand new, so it is unlikely to be a weak motor or dirty coils and we cleaned the ducts out when we were working on the house. At the time I knew little about ducts and...
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    what choice do I have?

    Thanks for the help. I shall call the tech support of both fan makers tomorrow. Why would their fans be better than the propeller type sold at HD?
    Can you suggest any other path? Local pros have...
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    diagram of ductwork

    Thanks. I shall post the diagram, (which I did myself, so not very pro), today. I also have digital pictures of the ductwork itself as well as the furnace, the steel supports, the joists, etc.,...
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    willing to look at my duct diagram and suggest?

    Would anyone be willing to look at a fax of the diagram of my ductwork and suggest where I might try to add booster fans, maybe spider cage fans or whatever to get more airflow on the other side of...
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    booster fans in 6" metal ducts

    Does anyone have any actual experience trying to increase air flow in a 6" hard metal duct using booster fans? My dining room gets air from a 25' long 6" duct, but it only as two bends, one at the...
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    Does Mr. Slim heat enough

    Thanks for your help. I was blaming my pro when I probably should not have. Your knowledge makes a difference.
    Since you said you know fujitsu, I would like to know if you think I could use two ...
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    Does Mr. Slim...

    Thanks for the help. I did not enclose the porch, so I am not sure just how much insulation is in the walls. Probably R13. It does have two skylights in the roof above, which probably leak a lot...
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    Does Mr. Slim heat enough in winter?

    I had a Mitsubishi M-Series Heat pump split-ductless, MSZ-A12NA installed in an enclosed porch 10x16 we use for a bedroom. The pro told me afterwords he did not know that there is no backup heat on...
  32. minisplit heat pump with electric back up

    I have a similar problem in trying to heat a small room 10 x 16. My pro installed a 12k Mr. Slim ductless heat pump, but he apparently did not know that there is no backup in this product. Is there...
  33. Balancing duct system

    Unfortunately I do not know how the old furnace performed. I bought the house in need of work and immediately had a pro that I had used before in other houses examine the situation. I do not think...
  34. Balancing Duct system with Fans

    Thanks.
    What do J,S and D stand for? I would like to sound as if I know something of what I am talking about when I cold call a company.
    The top return grill is in the second floor center hall....
  35. Balancing existing duct system with fans

    I had a pro install a new natural gas, forced air Heil 150000 btu in my 1971 Alexandria Virginia colonial basement. He hooked it up to the existing duct system, which was installed on the far left...
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