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    IMO when it is off and its 70 outside as you say,...

    IMO when it is off and its 70 outside as you say, you likely opened the windows and let in some fresh air AKA latent load then the system was turned on to fight the latent load > that being said have...
  2. Yes your not looking at the correct type of unit...

    Yes your not looking at the correct type of unit " if the building Source, IE ; central heating plant is supplying the hot and chilled water " what you need is as was said already a blower coil. as...
  3. Well IMO you should never set back a a\c ,set it...

    Well IMO you should never set back a a\c ,set it and forget it Say At 73' a a\c should not recover or cool fast Ever
    That being said it sure should have been set up correctly I don't know what it...
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    Ok so in the event of a leak what would happen it...

    Ok so in the event of a leak what would happen it fills said pan then overflows ? onto the floor ? see the pan is a safety device generally to protect something IE a ceiling ,a floor or what have...
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    Ok then that isn't acidic though the rust...

    Ok then that isn't acidic though the rust inhibitor paint should help out its likely due to the dampness in the crawlspace also could replace with a plastic or fiberglass pan although the real...
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    Was the drain from the furnace or a\c if from the...

    Was the drain from the furnace or a\c if from the furnace it contains acid and that may have been the cause of rust ? you could paint the pan with like rust- olium or the like first it will need to...
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    KEEP looking for someone to do a man-j its your...

    KEEP looking for someone to do a man-j its your money and comfort at stake! IMO all 3 are oversized and if they don't want to do the first step what else don't they want to do (a good job)
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    Your missing the point, I say you wont save $10...

    Your missing the point, I say you wont save $10 or any $ at all, especially if you oversize. Set the stat at 74' or whatever your comfortable and leave it alone until fall when its time for heat then...
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    YES that's what we are saying "sized properly"...

    YES that's what we are saying "sized properly" the fudge is in there, and set back are not a real $ saver
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    Do your homework "Son"(no offence intended) Put...

    Do your homework "Son"(no offence intended) Put the time in Now instead of after the Problem "install"! Get many quotes with references , pictures and speak to other costumers of theirs. Then...
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    No it should never be over - sized stop the...

    No it should never be over - sized stop the setbacks their a lot of hype not a lot of savings
  12. NO don't ever do that NO NO NO

    NO don't ever do that NO NO NO
  13. This is why the code is in place "unit \...

    This is why the code is in place "unit \ equipment shall not be used during construction" which is also part of most if not all mfg. instructions and warranty disclaimers thus a "construction heater...
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    Well the bets are in, I'm also all for two...

    Well the bets are in, I'm also all for two systems,over one zoning system anytime and every-time for the afore mentioned reasons and a slough of others. Two systems = Happy, Happy, Happy
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    a roll - out shouldn't or wouldn't be caused or...

    a roll - out shouldn't or wouldn't be caused or be cured by gas pressure you have other dangerous conditions yes lowering the flame will bring it into the fire box though it surely isn't fixing the...
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    wow get a pro out soon ! Id turn it off until...

    wow get a pro out soon ! Id turn it off until they get there! you could have a bomb waiting to go off !!! soot is a sign of improper combustion and adjusting gas pressure could aggravate the issue
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    wow that's some story and yet so common keep your...

    wow that's some story and yet so common keep your head and remain firm after all its your comfort at stake
    that's some great info dan sw fl THANKS for sharing
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    Ah yes ?? why indeed , and why would he not want...

    Ah yes ?? why indeed , and why would he not want a accurate load calc. himself if you can come here and get it
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    insist on man.J its your money and comfort at...

    insist on man.J its your money and comfort at stake other wise its a guess ... would you spend money with other guessers ?
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    IMO you'll have far better control the way it is...

    IMO you'll have far better control the way it is and it wont cost a thing to leave it as is
    are they 1st and 2nd floor separations? You will likely want to move the hamper it looks to be melting?...
  21. Generally the factory warrants parts and the...

    Generally the factory warrants parts and the installing contractor provides the labor warranty, though in some instances there's a nominal kick from the mfg. also IMO third party warranties are shaky...
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    wow, you only have piss poor contractors in your...

    wow, you only have piss poor contractors in your area ? where do you live?
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    miss calculated , miss diagnosed, why not replace...

    miss calculated , miss diagnosed, why not replace parts until it works?$$$
  24. the valves should be 30# no more!! call a...

    the valves should be 30# no more!! call a different pro and get it looked at soon, as this continued fresh feed is not good for the system
  25. to that it should be under 5% although every...

    to that it should be under 5% although every thing else also would get bigger
  26. there is only a small price difference though...

    there is only a small price difference though when it come to furnaces or hvac -r bigger is -----NEVER BETTER
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    Yes they are as good as any other brand out there...

    Yes they are as good as any other brand out there ! though any manufactures equipment is only as good as its install ie do your research on the installation contractor, not the brand of equipment he...
  28. Ya??? I just don't buy their justification of...

    Ya??? I just don't buy their justification of cause , compressor failure "it worked it self to death" in 8 years their made to run!!! some thing took it out and unless someone finds out what it...
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    That furnace was recalled several years ago due...

    That furnace was recalled several years ago due to hx failure at which time customers were allotted x amount of dollars toward a new unit . Call your dealer to look into if it still can be achieved...
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    well you could see if anything has changed or...

    well you could see if anything has changed or what ever why not take a minute to jot down what the readings are to assist in future diagnostics? why ask why?
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    Please thank your friend and apologize for second...

    Please thank your friend and apologize for second guessing his work as what you describe setbacks and alike is in your best interest and two many contractors will over size a furnace especially...
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    IMO every piece of equipment should undergo every...

    IMO every piece of equipment should undergo every test suggested by the mfg. in order to properly commission the equipment and be documented to insure a properly installed and set up system!...
  33. again I would run each one back independently use...

    again I would run each one back independently use 8 if that's whats avail then reduce to the existing 7 in IMO that will show the best results
  34. Also 7" is indeed very common

    Also 7" is indeed very common
  35. wow! simply a poorly designed system, poor...

    wow! simply a poorly designed system, poor install or truly a rough sketch ? there's no trunk system?
  36. I guess I didn't read it that way a 10 to feed...

    I guess I didn't read it that way a 10 to feed three registers? and how long is the 10? how far away is the trunk? how long is the house ?
  37. the best would be for each one to go to the trunk...

    the best would be for each one to go to the trunk itself then the larger pipe would not be needed
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    IMO the way to go would be to keep the size down...

    IMO the way to go would be to keep the size down @ 1.5 ton which would likely provide more comfort the thing may be that the vs. isn't available in 1\2 ton increments? also as had been said over and...
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    It don't need to be turned on?

    It don't need to be turned on?
  40. The manual J figures have some fudge built in if...

    The manual J figures have some fudge built in if it came out as 1-1/2 that's what you should use, also a basement should have little or no load bearing on a/c
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    Oh I guess it is just a opinion, Lets see who...

    Oh I guess it is just a opinion, Lets see who make a better truck ford or chevy ? o well, at least they wont be misused
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    and no they are not equal over sizing is far...

    and no they are not equal over sizing is far worse than under-sizing, what you want is for the system to run(long cycles) which will cut down on the drafty feeling (when heating) and get rid of...
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    what did the manual J contractors come up with, 2...

    what did the manual J contractors come up with, 2 1/2 ton sounds too large never over size!!!
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    Its ALL IN THE INSTALL don't shop brands...

    Its ALL IN THE INSTALL don't shop brands shop quality INSTALL
  45. sorry though this is not allowed on this site ...

    sorry though this is not allowed on this site NO D Y I FOR SAFTY SAKE
  46. The thing is who then will install it and back...

    The thing is who then will install it and back the warranty, see most reputable companies will not install a furnace that you have or buy as the logistics get thick and there's no profit margin as...
  47. Ive pulled many new pieces of equip. due to HD,...

    Ive pulled many new pieces of equip. due to HD, sears and alike due to poor installs.
    read some old posts on here about customers dealings with HD and their subs, that should show you how well they...
  48. HD will indeed sub out the job and pay peace...

    HD will indeed sub out the job and pay peace meal, to a poor contractor who'll have to install 2 or 3 jobs a day to try to survive and you'll pay top$$$ for a slapped in job
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    Wow what a shame sounds like he has some issues I...

    Wow what a shame sounds like he has some issues I always encourage customers to educate themselves and get a second opinion's and alike I guess he didn't like to be wrong. Maybe you should take him...
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    Yes now you can see why every one here says never...

    Yes now you can see why every one here says never over size and man. j is so important
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