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    Reactionary, exaggerated hoopla. Makes for good...

    Reactionary, exaggerated hoopla. Makes for good news and great business for gun ammo dealers. Really, those fools in DC know none of this will be saving lives when the lone fruitcake gets a hold of...
  2. thank you. Understood

    thank you. Understood
  3. The question I have on the board currently is...

    The question I have on the board currently is whether an adjustmeny can br made to the AH to slow down the uptake speed in the hallway and is there any other type of adjustment that can be done
  4. I already have names/co's that do evals in this...

    I already have names/co's that do evals in this area. Before we spend another $$$ *which arent small ones to us* we are going to seek some opinions for free. We're not freezing to death, but know...
  5. thank you. My wife is from Prince Albert CA....

    thank you. My wife is from Prince Albert CA. cheers to you!

    btw, SHe thinks Im nuts, and says it feels fine, but she walks around in a tshirt OUTSIDE when its 35 deg outside. This is stuff is...
  6. yeah, but just on one side of the house. There is...

    yeah, but just on one side of the house. There is more air blowing out and the system it is not coming on as often so I assume that it is delivering warmer air more quickly with the larger plenum,...
  7. 2 registers in BR replaced the circular one. They...

    2 registers in BR replaced the circular one. They are against the wall on ceiling near each window. 1 register placed in entry foyer where hallway begins about 6 ft away, and also where the 14x30...
  8. hey sorry, meant 64 F. but you probly knew that

    hey sorry, meant 64 F. but you probly knew that
  9. see above

    see above
  10. What do you mean you found that it needed a...

    What do you mean you found that it needed a return header and this solved the issue? I think I missed this earlier.
  11. DOnt know about certifications but they did use...

    DOnt know about certifications but they did use an infrared "gun" to take measurements through the house.

    I will tell you this from mere observation and all this time and what has been done to...
  12. when it is running. You can stand in hallway...

    when it is running. You can stand in hallway where return is in ceiling and feel cool air, then walk 8 ft out into living room and it is fine. They looked all underside of the house for anytjing...
  13. pleade excuse typos im doing this on new smart...

    pleade excuse typos im doing this on new smart phone.
    in any event, they have seen done many of these brick each ranch houses and not had to insulate floors to achieve balance, comfort. They said...
  14. We actually had 2 folks evaluate, do load tests...

    We actually had 2 folks evaluate, do load tests and whatv else you all do in these circumstances. What they found wad that basically the ductwork was undersized and needd sealing, etc so for $$$we...
  15. well Im back folks. Hope you all are well. Heres...

    well Im back folks. Hope you all are well. Heres whatvwe did since last post.

    Complete replace of duct system with fully insulated and sealed larger plenum and flex duct installed. added...
  16. Same type of heat.Summer here. 102 the other day...

    Same type of heat.Summer here. 102 the other day and AC working great set at 75
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    Heat strip staging

    Thanks. So can a 10kw heat strip unit be staged with 5+5? or must you have a 15kw unit in order to do staging? It was explained to me that the only the 15kw unit allows a setup for staging the...
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    Also, he only hooked up the 10kW which is...

    Also, he only hooked up the 10kW which is operating now, and left the 3rd strip disconnected
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    Heat Strip Staging

    Quick questions: I have a 3 ton Carrier HP and the tech has installed 15 kw of heat strips. We had a 60 amp circuit hookup and he has said that we need an 80 amp and that 15kW is neccessary for this...
  20. This is correct, they are warmer. What is strange...

    This is correct, they are warmer. What is strange is that the floors in the middle and at the other end of the house are not cold (nor is the air "feel")

    I had thought that effectively...
  21. some have the radiant oil/heated water furnace, 2...

    some have the radiant oil/heated water furnace, 2 have the dual system with an HP and then nat gas as backup. I do know that when we are using the radiant system on colder days, we dont have the same...
  22. We have cold floors in certain areas of the house...

    We have cold floors in certain areas of the house esp hallways and bedrooms. What is odd is that we have friends with houses just like ours in the area built in the same year (1965) who have no...
  23. I'll let you all know what we find after a few...

    I'll let you all know what we find after a few days of the experiment and whether or not we get someone in here to do an audit/check. thanks again for all the thoughts/advice-- and try not to get...
  24. you need to read what was written in response.

    you need to read what was written in response.
  25. we are in VaBeach. I will call them tomorrow and...

    we are in VaBeach. I will call them tomorrow and assume that there is as wide a range as those giving me quotes on an install job (varied by 1-2K)
  26. PLease, youall tell me what exactly needs to be...

    PLease, youall tell me what exactly needs to be tested and what I should be expecting to pay and I will locate/find it or at least be able to negotiate such. Some of those here earlier had said this...
  27. these people wanted close $$$ to do all the stuff...

    these people wanted close $$$ to do all the stuff that you guys reccd be done as testing. Believe me, noone was leaving their office for $$$, if they were, they would have been here yesterday doing...
  28. roger that--looking at them right now. I also...

    roger that--looking at them right now.

    I also am preparing to rig up something that folks here may be interested in.
    I am going to get one of those large flexible return ducts that seems to be...
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    Did this guy ever get back on the effect. I am...

    Did this guy ever get back on the effect. I am interested- cool dog pic also!
  30. seal check done. I may be looking at to replace...

    seal check done. I may be looking at to replace the old duct branches with larger 6" flex duct that runs into the bedrooms if it is decided, and you all recc that registers be added to each room for...
  31. yup. it dont take much to tell if it is cold in...

    yup. it dont take much to tell if it is cold in there. And I didnt have to be naked to do it either. my wife is glad about this>>>>so are the dogs, they follow me everywhere
  32. which we indeed can easily feel I would think...

    which we indeed can easily feel I would think like most people

    some questions remain:
    Should I get someone else to check the thermostat and make sure it is operating properly and sending the...
  33. Cost of running the fan on auto is about as much...

    Cost of running the fan on auto is about as much as a light bulb so we have not been concerned with doing so and tried this weeks ago when the install tech thought it might mix the air better. There...
  34. I see hvacrmedic just couldnt help himself and...

    I see hvacrmedic just couldnt help himself and return :O )

    Re: above I dont know what point you are getting at but what is your solution(s) to fix envelope, etc.

    This is what is on the board at...
  35. thanks Ted. If you are offering to pay for my 3K...

    thanks Ted. If you are offering to pay for my 3K to foam coat the entire underside of my house, please let me know what we do next if that doesn't solve the problem here? Im not trying to be a smart...
  36. I dont know, you tell me. All I know is that when...

    I dont know, you tell me. All I know is that when we close the BR doors, the rooms warm up within minutes. Either the hot air being forced in remains without being quickly sucked out to the hallway...
  37. Just to mention- we moved out of a 1500 ft...

    Just to mention- we moved out of a 1500 ft townhouse on a slab with hardwood floors all thru it. Never had any of these issues, except maybe a little warmer upstairs than downstairs in the winter....
  38. Heres a prayer: Lord, make me believe that adding...

    Heres a prayer: Lord, make me believe that adding a $7300 HP to our home will actually save us money and do what we had expected it to do. I cant wait till summer to see what happens with the AC. I...
  39. Not to repeat this to death, but when the Oil Hot...

    Not to repeat this to death, but when the Oil Hot Water heat is turned on, we have plenty of heat with zero issue, stratification, coldness in the rooms etc.
    I am assuming that is because the pipes...
  40. The hallway thermostat reads out at steady 69...

    The hallway thermostat reads out at steady 69 degrees while the HP continues to work/blow almost constantly with little downtime. The thermostat in the middle of house( dining room stays at about 4...
  41. You realize the cost of an audit I assume and we...

    You realize the cost of an audit I assume and we are checking into this. We have limited source/funds at this moment esp after a $7300.00 HP install

    From what I can gather from the last 25 pages...
  42. To date this is what we have occurring: I have...

    To date this is what we have occurring:
    I have added extra insulation in the attic aobve the rooms/end of house being affected.
    I have wrapped insulation around the plenum although it appears that...
  43. understood, thanks, Well, today one of the things...

    understood, thanks, Well, today one of the things I did was to buy some 2 inch thick insulation with foil face on side, and then inserted it, and sealed with tape around each one of the openings...
  44. I have zero idea what any of this means?? sorry...

    I have zero idea what any of this means?? sorry
    what is your point?


    In address to the the other poster earlier, the EDGE Thermidistat is located in the hallway, about 4 feet from the ceiling...
  45. do the crwalspace walls have to be spray foamed...

    do the crwalspace walls have to be spray foamed or can another material be used? re: the attic, is that loose fill on top of the batt insulate?

    thnks..we dont have a basement but will be sure to...
  46. ok, so presently, the blown in insulate on the...

    ok, so presently, the blown in insulate on the attic floor is about 10", your pic seems to show inserting foam spray underneath this?

    FOr the crawlspace, it looks like you are recommending that it...
  47. very clear explanation and understood. SO...

    very clear explanation and understood. SO essentially, anyone telling you to mix match even if AHRI# approved (since there were plenty of single speed condensers matched with multi speed blower AH in...
  48. I am going under there this weekend to look at...

    I am going under there this weekend to look at them and then proceed to either seal or run insulate along their lengths. I would like to be able to seal them against any further air coming in as well...
  49. thank you- so can and will a variable speed ECM...

    thank you- so can and will a variable speed ECM motor AH run with either a 2 stage or Single stage outside unit, and still perform optimally as it was designed (and programmed)? We were told it could...
  50. then quit posting and give up, and do what I...

    then quit posting and give up, and do what I recc'd prior: pay attention to what was written previously. seems you still are having a hard time accepting your error there even with the evidence...
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