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  1. It took you and your friend 1.5 hrs. That would...

    It took you and your friend 1.5 hrs. That would be 3 man hours, but you expect eh tech would have it done in 3/4 of an hour. You have very interesting math working for you.
  2. That termination is not approved by Carrier....

    That termination is not approved by Carrier. There will always be recirculation of some degree when using it.
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    What was said above, but the Payne dry R22...

    What was said above, but the Payne dry R22 requires a TXV indoors. A dealer can purchase it as a replacement part. Someone should check and see if it was done, though I doubt it since the indoor was...
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    Not looking for a picture of the exchanger. Just...

    Not looking for a picture of the exchanger. Just the way the unit is supported.
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    How is the furnace hung? Can you post a picture...

    How is the furnace hung? Can you post a picture of the installed furnace?
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    That lineset needs to be sized per the...

    That lineset needs to be sized per the manufacturers specifications for your installation. Consult a qualified installation technician.
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    Would need to know make and model of equipment....

    Would need to know make and model of equipment. What does your contractor suggest?
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    The capacity you see is not a percentage of...

    The capacity you see is not a percentage of compressor speed. It is a percentage of available capacity at given conditions. The total capacity the system is capable of changes based on indoor and...
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    other than damper leakage it seems enequipment is...

    other than damper leakage it seems enequipment is operating properly. Increasing the airflow will probably make the temp imbalance worse.
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    There is no information published to tell what...

    There is no information published to tell what the actual value used for the test is. Think of it as calibration number. The number used in the field for evaluation is the SP. Large variance from .5...
  11. Yes. Find a new tech.

    Yes. Find a new tech.
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    He needs to follow Carrier's specifications. They...

    He needs to follow Carrier's specifications. They do not have an allowance for manifold pressure to be that high in low fire. if he uses a combustion analyzer he will likely find high CO. pre-mature...
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    This plus a back-up generator. Even if only sized...

    This plus a back-up generator. Even if only sized for 1/2 the electric heat it should keep the house from freezing during power outages.
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    Having the model numbers would help. Carrier's...

    Having the model numbers would help. Carrier's modulating furnace has 60 steps of modulation. This may be what they are referring to.
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    Buy new hoses. Forget the adapters.

    Buy new hoses. Forget the adapters.
  16. It is not unusual for the smaller resolution...

    It is not unusual for the smaller resolution dials to hesitate then jump,as you describe. Averaging 3 revolutions will give an accurate reading. Alternatively use a larger resolution dial, such as...
  17. There is a kit available from Bryant that will...

    There is a kit available from Bryant that will allow control of the boiler. You Bryant dealer can help with that.
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    Do not allow the bypass. The ECM blower motor...

    Do not allow the bypass. The ECM blower motor will not operate properly. As Doug mentioned - the return entering only oem side of the furnace would explain the blower wheel issues as well as the...
  19. +1. Find someone that will do the Man J...

    +1. Find someone that will do the Man J calculations and design the duct system using Manual D. This is not the time to guess and try patching in fixes.
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    Not at all. Capacity of 3 ton @ 95 OAT is ~ 35k...

    Not at all. Capacity of 3 ton @ 95 OAT is ~ 35k BTU.

    In heating it will be about 2k BTU shy at design. I would take the chance of using aux heat at heating design over losing turndown capacity in...
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    If that is accurate there is no reason to get...

    If that is accurate there is no reason to get anything larger than the 3 ton Greenspeed.
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    There will not be a 3 ton matchup that hits that...

    There will not be a 3 ton matchup that hits that EER. Right now the only model in that line is the 025, it is an enhanced 2 ton which I believe has the EER at 10 with some indoor units.
  23. I just looked. The information you seek is in the...

    I just looked. The information you seek is in the UI installation manual. If your installer cannot figure it out they need to make a call for technical support. Is this a new indoor installation?...
  24. The UI must be told the AC is there. AC connects...

    The UI must be told the AC is there. AC connects to furnace. The info is in the install manuals for your equipment
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    Carrier furnace coils are all aluminum

    Carrier furnace coils are all aluminum
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    2" should work.

    2" should work.
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    Depends on the size of the furnace and length of...

    Depends on the size of the furnace and length of run.
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    Since the water heater does not use the chimney,...

    Since the water heater does not use the chimney, if it is straight they could use it as a chase to run the PVC pipes through to the roof.
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    The furnace condensate drain does not comply with...

    The furnace condensate drain does not comply with the installation instructions. It must be vented.

    Your installer needs to read the install manual and install the unit as Carrier specified.
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    That furnace with intake from outside is a sealed...

    That furnace with intake from outside is a sealed vestibule.

    1) Both flanges are required to have gaskets between them and the cabinet.
    2) Flanges are to be aligned with knockouts.
    3)...
  31. How big is the square hole? Can it be enlarged...

    How big is the square hole? Can it be enlarged somewhat easily?
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    Neither pipe is installed properly. Tell them to...

    Neither pipe is installed properly. Tell them to follow he install manual.
  33. Money spent on building envelope improvements...

    Money spent on building envelope improvements would go a long way toward reducing the system size and energy costs. If humidity control is important, step up to the Infinity control.
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    Try a solid pad or filling the voids in the...

    Try a solid pad or filling the voids in the plastic pad. The harmonics are different with each unit, but I have found when there is an issue the plastic pads make is worse.
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    Sounds like the lineset is touching the...

    Sounds like the lineset is touching the structure, or the system is charged incorectly, or a combination of the two.
  36. Was the indoor coil installed 2 yrs ago when he...

    Was the indoor coil installed 2 yrs ago when he outdoor was replaced?
  37. Duplicate post!

    Duplicate post!
  38. One possibility is the existing return has air...

    One possibility is the existing return has air leakage from unconditioned space. The dealer may be able to slow the airflow a bit. This will allow the indoor coil to be colder removing more latent...
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    The bulletin has been updated and should apply to...

    The bulletin has been updated and should apply to your unit - DSB14-0025. You are only obligated to them if you have paid them money. Your best option is to pay for the outdoor unit under the...
  40. Probably best to buy the propane to NG kit for...

    Probably best to buy the propane to NG kit for the furnace. This way you are assured all the parts are correct.
  41. No advantage with the Bryant. The OA sensor is...

    No advantage with the Bryant.

    The OA sensor is an option. Have it installed for automatic humidifier control.
  42. 1. Yes, but it requires an extra part. 2. It...

    1. Yes, but it requires an extra part.
    2. It does not use the internet temp for control. Evolution outdoor unit will have the OA sensor. Otherwise it is not difficult to add.
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    Your dealer has tools available to give you an...

    Your dealer has tools available to give you an operating cost comparison. As mentioned you have several options. You just need to determine the budget you are comfortable with.
  44. Rigid Threading Equipment - 460 Tri-Stand & 600 Power Threader

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    VETO Model XL - Barely Used

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    Couple years old, but in like new condition. $135.00 OBO, shipped to the continental US. PM with questions.
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    Have the refrigerant recovered and recharge the...

    Have the refrigerant recovered and recharge the system by weight. Make certain no water is flowing through the HRU, and verify SH & SC. After that you can determine if a problem exists and...
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    Are you a tech or a homeowner?

    Are you a tech or a homeowner?
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    HVAC tech should be able to make the hole bigger.

    HVAC tech should be able to make the hole bigger.
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    The hole in the house is to small. There is not...

    The hole in the house is to small. There is not enough clearance to stop the copper pipes from touching the structure.

    The hole in the wall needs to be bigger. Then have the unit mounted on a...
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    I bet not. The prospective buyer will hire a home...

    I bet not. The prospective buyer will hire a home inspector. He will recommend they hire an AC company to evaluate the system because it has a brand new outdoor unit and an old indoor unit. The AC...
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