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    When I replaced my system a few years ago, the...

    When I replaced my system a few years ago, the dealer also did Areoseal. The price quoted was so high it was almost a full year's heating too. I just noticed that they are nolonger listing AreoSeal...
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    But which model to choose? The >0.5uM or >1.0uM...

    But which model to choose? The >0.5uM or >1.0uM for the lower reading?

    thanks
    MikeB
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    That's true, return grill filtering would be the...

    That's true, return grill filtering would be the same configuration. I hadn't thought of that. The only difference I can see would be that there might be less pressure drop from the return grill...
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    For a homeowner, would you recommend getting the...

    For a homeowner, would you recommend getting the .5 or 1 Dylos unit?

    It's hard to tell since I've read conflicting info on the sizes of allergy particles. I'm mostly allergic to dust, dust mites,...
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    Bypass Humidifier Location

    I have a bypass humidifier mounted on the return (as I suspect many are). However my humidifier is mounted after the airfilter(4" media). The humidifier is located between the Air Filter and the Air...
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    What size AH do you have? Bigger units will...

    What size AH do you have?
    Bigger units will consume more watts and smaller units less.
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    I currently run Comfort in summer and Economy in...

    I currently run Comfort in summer and Economy in winter.
    I like the extra CFM's in the winter.

    Now that some of my duct work has been adjusted I may try Comfort heating again.
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    The drawbaack to using Economy or Maximum is that...

    The drawbaack to using Economy or Maximum is that you give up some of the smarts of the infinity controller.

    The fan speed (when heating/cooling is not called for) is not effected by the...
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    Economy sets the AH at 350 CFM / ton. Maximum...

    Economy sets the AH at 350 CFM / ton.
    Maximum sets the AH at 400 CFM / ton.
    Comfort adjusts the AH speed
    Cooling: 350 CFM/ton - for dehumidification.
    Cooling (below set point)...
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    I forgot to mention. The humidifier was...

    I forgot to mention.

    The humidifier was "slightly" off level. However that was not the big issue. Carrier mounts the solenoid on the bottom. The screews that attach the solenoid to the housing...
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    I should add that it was the contractor who...

    I should add that it was the contractor who installed my heatpump that installed the humidifier with cold water. I just wish I new as much then as I know know.
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    Now that I have a handle on the drain rate,...

    Now that I have a handle on the drain rate, switching to hot water is the next step. At 7.5 gph, I didn't want to run that much hot water down the drain. Especially from an electric hot water...
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    OK now I think I have a handle on the issue. I...

    OK now I think I have a handle on the issue.

    I have the Carrier version of the Aprilaire 600 (i.e. large bypass). It uses the same humidifier pad and all. When I checked the orifice, it was...
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    Well of couse Infinity's are perfect. Thats why...

    Well of couse Infinity's are perfect. Thats why I got one. :rolleyes::D
    But seriously, are these transient conditions or do I have a real problem brewing?
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    Infinity faults

    My Infinity control has reported 3 problems in the last week
    75 - Low Stage No Start - 2 events
    Outdoor Unit Communications Fault - 1 event

    I called the contractor and they say that this...
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    Bypass Humidifier Location

    I have a bypass humidifier mounted on the return (as I suspect many are). However my humidifier is mounted after the airfilter(4" media). The humidifier is located between the Air Filter and the Air...
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    Just as a check, I measured the flow rate last...

    Just as a check, I measured the flow rate last night. My humidifier drains 4 cups ever 2 minutes. So that's 1 Qt, in 2 minutes, 4 Qt in 8 minutes = 7.5 gph.

    Does that seem high?
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    I'm not sure what you mean by "Four digits". ...

    I'm not sure what you mean by "Four digits". Could you please clearify.
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    My humidifier is "mostly" level. It's not...

    My humidifier is "mostly" level. It's not perfect and is off by about the width of the mounting screews. Which means that if I try to move it would fall back into the current holes. Any...
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    PSTU - thanks for the info. Yea I agree that...

    PSTU - thanks for the info. Yea I agree that more air upstairs would help. I've tried to get an NCI contractor to come out and look at the air balance. Unfortunately the closest one is 20 miles...
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    tpa-fl A new line set was installed (switched...

    tpa-fl
    A new line set was installed (switched from R-22 to 410A).
    The only duct change was to accomidate a media filter.

    Beenthere
    The infinity tells me to change the filter after about 9...
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    Varable Air Handler less comfortable.

    Now that my equipment is working properly (see http://www.hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=70536) its time to deal with the next problem. I originally had a 1 speed and handler and there was some...
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    Guess I should be more specific. As it turns out...

    Guess I should be more specific. As it turns out Carrier didn't replace the unit the district rep/distributor did. They never found anything wrong, just that on high heat the unit could not produce...
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    In March Carrier installed a new 4T 25HNA6...

    In March Carrier installed a new 4T 25HNA6 compressor to replace my now 2 year old 4T 38YDB. My Heat output at the register when running on high is now 95F with an outside temp of 50. The old...
  25. Thread: Why ducts?

    by mfb
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    Why ducts?

    Today my 6 year old asked me a question that I did not have the answer to. So I hope you all can help me. His question was, "Why do they call them ducts?".

    Seems like a really good question to...
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