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    You are %100 correct. That doesn't mean it gets...

    You are %100 correct. That doesn't mean it gets done though.
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    It could also be an ungrounded delta transformer,...

    It could also be an ungrounded delta transformer, and a piece of equipment has failed and gone to ground, hence your strange readings, but no blown breakers. If it's an ungrounded system, you need to...
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    Does your thermostat display the current humidity...

    Does your thermostat display the current humidity levels when the indoor temps were 77F with 95+F ODT? A nice dry 77F on a hot day feels quite comfortable, and may be all the system is sized and...
  4. Thread: The right Stat

    by LKJoel
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    I'm not sure the lyric will have all the install...

    I'm not sure the lyric will have all the install options your looking for. You can do just about ANYTHING with the prestige IAQ set up, very nice. As a cheaper alternative, you can pair it with a new...
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  6. It wouldn't. I figured the OP was referring...

    It wouldn't.

    I figured the OP was referring to a tech that connected R and C in the boiler to R and W on the stat, not sure what would poses somebody to do that... But that's how I read it.
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    Model #? Operating pressures and temps?

    Model #?

    Operating pressures and temps?
  8. R and C exist just in case a stat, or any other...

    R and C exist just in case a stat, or any other device needs a constant 24VAV power. Beside each zone is T T terminals I believe, they really should read R and W, as one is actually connected to R...
  9. Thread: Economizer.

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    I like that. Thanks

    I like that. Thanks
  10. Thread: Economizer.

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    Economizer.

    I have an application, renovation of a commercial building, they have several furnaces installed and want to add economizers to them

    Has anybody done this before? Did you buy a packaged system,...
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    Compared to a non condensing of the same run...

    Compared to a non condensing of the same run cycle yes

    However a non-condensing furnace is almost always less efficient than a condensing furnace, so, the statement is kind of meaningless.

    A...
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    Again, your not just pissing away money, you are...

    Again, your not just pissing away money, you are achieving active dehumidification, meaning the AC will have to run less time over all, with longer run cycles. How efficient do you think this AC...
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    I dident say it was the best option in the world,...

    I dident say it was the best option in the world, I just said it was not the worst. Sometimes simple is better. Reheat is simple, and does not permanently alter his existing AC system.

    It sounds...
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    Yes and no. Most other suggestions here are...

    Yes and no.

    Most other suggestions here are expensive to install and costly to run. Most of the suggested capacity reduction solutions will consume the same level of power, but offer far less...
  15. Thread: HSI HELP

    by LKJoel
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    Some dryers and stoves run the HSI and valve is...

    Some dryers and stoves run the HSI and valve is series, igniter voltage drop cold is 120VAC, voltage drop hot is only 100VAC, the extra 20VAC powers the valve.

    At least that is what I thought I...
  16. 5 defective valves in 5 years..... Something's...

    5 defective valves in 5 years..... Something's not right. May be cheaper in the long run to find a different pro, somebody that can get to the root of the problem. Have you tried our contractor...
  17. Sorry, not a DIY site. In the future, for...

    Sorry, not a DIY site.

    In the future, for your own safety, avoid using an air compressor on your gas piping. Pressures higher than just 0.5PSI will damage equipment. Also, air gas mixtures in...
  18. Thread: BOOM!

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    Wow!

    Wow!
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    I'm pretty sure that's not a condensing boiler....

    I'm pretty sure that's not a condensing boiler. That's a mid
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    As stated, not a DIY site, and that venting is...

    As stated, not a DIY site, and that venting is not to code, it needs to be redone. Time to call a pro. I'm only looking at the pics on an iPhone, but in the one picture, it looks like single wall...
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    It should have never been installed like that in...

    It should have never been installed like that in the first place, but I'm guessing you already figured that out.

    Where are you located? Different areas are covered by different codes.

    Do you...
  22. Thread: new in busness

    by LKJoel
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    Well it is unfair to generalize, this statement...

    Well it is unfair to generalize, this statement unfortunately is the rule not the exception. Over half of the "one man shows" that I know are excellent installers and awful business men. They do...
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    I had the exact same thing happen with an Allied...

    I had the exact same thing happen with an Allied unit. (Same family). Not quiet as bad, the blower housing stayed fairly in tact, enough that I could hammer it down and get it going for temp...
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    So close, yet so far lol Can't count the...

    So close, yet so far lol

    Can't count the number of times I have seen that, often on RTU units
  25. You hit the nail on the head, people really don't...

    You hit the nail on the head, people really don't realize it. Putting yourself in the customer's shoes, they think they are in the right and are getting screwed.
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