Search:

Type: Posts; User: joeselectric

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    191

    forgot on the original post sorry, we currently...

    forgot on the original post sorry, we currently have a 2 ton A/C
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    191

    Proper sizing of A/C for homeowners

    I look to the this site daily and am so suprised to see oversized equipment chosen by homeowners and sometimes contractors. After you have listened to the well seasoned professionals here on proper...
  3. oooooooooooo Wilbur..... don't you know you can...

    oooooooooooo Wilbur..... don't you know you can lead a horse to water, but....

    eventually they will fix it until it's ruined or someone is injured or burns their house unfortunately.

    joe
  4. I can tell the outside temp is single digits

    I usually check in about this time each year about my york modulating furnace. 60,000 for 1,500. It's an amazing furnace to me anyway. I can't ever really hear it when its running until it gets in...
  5. Cold spell on the way. I have and I will...

    I have: Had my igniter replaced when my furnace was serviced even though the old one still worked. Had my condensate system cleaned with cleaning and inspection.
    Replaced my media filter.
    I will...
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    842

    From a consumer standpoint the run 2 has been...

    From a consumer standpoint the run 2 has been great and for my home seems to anticipate the heat loss very well . I would guess that an oversized mod would over heat in the run 2 mode. As I walk by...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    842

    York Modulating

    Alert Alert :grin2: "caught" my furnace running on low fire between calls for heat. Nice! What did you guys call that? It's been around single digits with a little wind. Per Beenthere's comment have...
  8. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    Thank you, The pros here need feedback that their...

    Thank you, The pros here need feedback that their insight and knowledge is heeded and used and when applied in real life amazingly comfortable results happen.
    joe
  9. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    So you're not coming over for a service call...

    So you're not coming over for a service call today?:grin2:
    Thanks for the info. You're a good guy.
    Joe
  10. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    Thanks, we live in 61071 zip code. It that 4...

    Thanks, we live in 61071 zip code. It that 4 degrees for the design temp. here?
  11. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    54 regcab If my memory serves me correctly... I...

    54 regcab If my memory serves me correctly... I am thinking it goes down to about 23,000 btu. And around 57,000 or so at max.
    JT absolutely agree on the hydronics. Our house I grew up in had...
  12. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    Uh oh, Paging Dr. Beenthere paging Dr. Beenthere....

    Uh oh, Paging Dr. Beenthere paging Dr. Beenthere. Need you to my house stat to fix my furnace. :grin2:
    We have increased out attic insulation to R50 and we keep our heat set at 68 ALWAYS.

    Thanks...
  13. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    Wanted to share what is going well.

    Some years back I had a York Mod. installed. With proper guidance from the Pro's here I was able to choose the right size for my home. 60,000 btu for our 1,500 sq ft. home. It was down near 8...
  14. Smantha, My furnace and water heater are in a...

    Smantha,
    My furnace and water heater are in a sepate area of the basement with a fresh air inlet in the that room. I did have a return duct installed near the floor in my family room area and it is...
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,134

    Thanks Tech23! Very nice. joe

    Thanks Tech23! Very nice.
    joe
  16. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,007

    zygote, I can't speak to your heating needs. I...

    zygote,
    I can't speak to your heating needs. I did have the Vertex GPHE-50 installed this year. (next unit down from what you are considering) I don't use it for any space heating. The unit seems...
  17. Replies
    36
    Views
    7,313

    well, I figured we either needed some levity or...

    well, I figured we either needed some levity or some lividity!
    joe
  18. Replies
    36
    Views
    7,313

    My world is shattered! My contractor told me...

    My world is shattered! My contractor told me there was a trained mouse that opened and closed a little gas valve whenever he got too warm or too cool. I assumed this to e true and am very...
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    940

    Cman, That's great to heat it's working well for...

    Cman,
    That's great to heat it's working well for you. I used to go and look in on it just to see when it was running and when it was not. What is your humidistat set at?
    joe
  20. Replies
    6
    Views
    940

    Cman, I have been waiting to hear how you like...

    Cman, I have been waiting to hear how you like your new furnace. You to may be in a "heatwave" as we are here in IL I suspect. Tell us the truth... do you go down and listen and see if it's running,...
  21. Replies
    6
    Views
    940

    Viking,I had the YorkY9PC installed last spring....

    Viking,I had the YorkY9PC installed last spring. I love it. It keeps the temperatures throughout the house very even. It is very quiet. I have a 1700 sq ft house and a 60,00 BTU . It had been very...
  22. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,148

    Chilly, I have a stand by generator that runs on...

    Chilly, I have a stand by generator that runs on natural gas. Mine is 17KW unit. It will use about 200,000 btu per hr. at full load. If they have had a power outage that might contribute. I know when...
  23. Replies
    4
    Views
    644

    J Miller, Sorry, there was recently a thread...

    J Miller,
    Sorry, there was recently a thread that I started about over sized heating and cooling equipment. Post up your location, building charactaristics and make model and size of your equipment...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    644

    I have a wild guess. Maybe, just maybe... the...

    I have a wild guess. Maybe, just maybe... the equipment is oversized.
    joe
  25. Whew! Wow this is as deep as it is wide! I thank...

    Whew! Wow this is as deep as it is wide! I thank each and every one of you for taking the time. Bmathews, your scenario would be even more chalenging. I can't imagine trying to cover every aspect of...
  26. I am understanding this better. The cotractors...

    I am understanding this better. The cotractors are almost in a no win situation in many cases. If they properly size then you have those extremes when it doesn't reach setpoint. Oversize and maybe...
  27. gary, that makes sense. So consumers have...

    gary, that makes sense. So consumers have expectations that no matter how cold or hot it gets the temp in the living space had better be exactly what it is set to. Has anyone been succussful in...
  28. Southern, Yes, I see. There is just so much to...

    Southern, Yes, I see. There is just so much to all of this. Is not doing a proper load calc. almost like throwing darts in the dark?
    Thanks for the reply!
    Joe
  29. Why is equipment sizing such and ongoing problem?

    I am not in the HVAC industry but became very interested as I was researching my future gas furnace purchase. I learned much here and it has become an interesting hobby to visit here and learn. I...
  30. Larry, Listen to the pros here! It looks as...

    Larry,
    Listen to the pros here! It looks as though they want to install almost double the size of what you should have. Please, please, read all the posts about oversize furncaces, overtemp, noisy...
  31. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,484

    Cman, We have a humidifier and we have a well....

    Cman,
    We have a humidifier and we have a well. Our well pump seldom runs when humidifying. I suspect yours will run less once the proper humidity levels are reached. Follow the charts for the...
  32. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,484

    Cman, Hope it works well for you. Sounds like...

    Cman, Hope it works well for you. Sounds like it's quiet just like mine. Can hear it run when it recovers a bit. Take care, joe
  33. Oh my gosh! This is like waiting for a baby to be...

    Oh my gosh! This is like waiting for a baby to be born! :ghug:

    joe
  34. cman, Don't worry it will be great. It does seem...

    cman, Don't worry it will be great. It does seem like that 80K size should be very good for you. ROBO, I agree that CPH setting seems the opposite of what it should be. I have not changed my CPH...
  35. cman, That is all true. The pros should be along...

    cman,
    That is all true. The pros should be along soon to explain. I learned this from them and that's the best source for the answer. CPH means cycles per hour.
    Did your installer that's coming do...
  36. cman, Glad to provide my experiences. You will...

    cman,
    Glad to provide my experiences. You will enjoy the media filter and humidifier for sure! What area of the country are you from? It's down near 0 again here this morning. Be sure that you get a...
  37. cmanbrazil, If your contractor sized your unit...

    cmanbrazil,
    If your contractor sized your unit correctly you will love it! our house is so much more comfortable. We had ours installed last spring the temperatures in our house stay so much more...
  38. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,134

    I just figured he was everyones hero? But all...

    I just figured he was everyones hero? But all kidding aside, there is just so much great and insightful information here. I just shut up and "listened" for about a year. Can't learn anything while...
  39. Another compliment for the JCI. I had one...

    Another compliment for the JCI. I had one installed late last March. It's been rountinely around low design temps here in Northern IL. We are set on 68 degrees all day and back to 65 at night. It was...
  40. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,134

    Finally signed up!

    Hello to all,
    I have been visiting this site for about a year and have learned so much. I really appreciate all of the opinions and real world experience here. I chose my York Modulating furnace...
Results 1 to 40 of 40

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor MagazineThe place where Electrical professionals meet.
Comfortech 365