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  1. Thread: Anemometers

    by nashent1
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    Anemometers

    Does anybody use an anemometer for diagnosis or sytem checks? What kind of things do you look for and what is a good brand. I was thinking about getting one to check velocity at registers to try to...
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    You can get a superheat calculator at...

    You can get a superheat calculator at www.hvaccharts.com
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    I just googled taco zone valve schematic and...

    I just googled taco zone valve schematic and found a bunch of diagrams.
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    I was having issues with mine. I returned it at...

    I was having issues with mine. I returned it at the supply house and they gave me a new one. The new one was doing the same thing. I took it back again and they said it had to be sent in for a...
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    The best place to put one is outside. Then it...

    The best place to put one is outside. Then it won't cool your house in the winter causing you to pay double for the electricity.
  6. I had a no heat call one night. He wasn't going...

    I had a no heat call one night. He wasn't going to pay because he was a renter ( bill it to my landlord ). He said his dad was sick and was " F-ING DYING".
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    Now ask yourself, have I found more leaks in...

    Now ask yourself, have I found more leaks in existing brazed joints or existing flared joints?
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    Not really.

    Not really.
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    I think we can all agree on 2 things. 1. When...

    I think we can all agree on 2 things.

    1. When done correctly, brazing does not contaminate or degrade the system.

    2. A brazed connection is far less likely to leak than a mechanical...
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    Mistsubishi city multi units have to be brazed. ...

    Mistsubishi city multi units have to be brazed. There is hard piping to the branch controllers. Daikin 3 pipe systems are the same way. I have been to Mitsubishi trainging and they said brazing is...
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    I like Panasonic. They used to be sanyo. I like...

    I like Panasonic. They used to be sanyo. I like them because they have been around for as long as I can remember. My second choice would be Daikin and then Mitsubishi. In my experience, Daikin...
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    No, tell me about it.

    No, tell me about it.
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    Testo 552 Micron Gauge

    I have been thinking about buying a testo 552 micron gauge. I havent had much luck with digital micron gauges in the past. Has anyone formed and opinion about them yet? Pros? Cons? Do they work...
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    How many hours did it take?

    How many hours did it take?
  15. Thread: Apogee

    by nashent1
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    Apogee

    My company is completing 4 zones in an unfinished space in a 4 year old building with an existing Apogee system. All of the controllers are installed. We just need to install the stats and run wire...
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    [QUOTE=motojo;5137432]Believe it or not the hot...

    [QUOTE=motojo;5137432]Believe it or not the hot water will freeze faster. Yes i said faster. the hot water is less dense and will therefore freeze faster. QUOTE]


    BS

    I had this discussion with...
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    I work on 2 water heaters at an ice hockey arena....

    I work on 2 water heaters at an ice hockey arena. One of the water heaters is for domestic water and the other is for the Zamboni machine. The rink manager keeps the one for the Zamboni at 160...
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    Update

    After reading all of the comments, I purchased a tubing cutter to try it out myself. I have used it on 2 boiler installs and I think it works awesome! It feels like a durable tool and I like how...
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    Sorry, I posted this in the wrong section. I...

    Sorry, I posted this in the wrong section. I will re post in the tech section.
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    Carrier Weathermaker

    M # 585XA060-GC

    Having trouble with it. On call for heat, the draft inducer does not come on. Clear relay on main board energizes and I can hear a click on the spark module. No 120 to the...
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    Make sure you make it to the auction that is...

    Make sure you make it to the auction that is selling all of their parts and equipment!
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    That is what I am currently working on...

    That is what I am currently working on installing. Right now we are drilling holes through floors and putting up hangers. Running pipe is next. I think I am going to get a tubing cutter now.
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    That ridgid machine is really cool! If I did...

    That ridgid machine is really cool! If I did alot more installs, I would definately think about spenidng the money for one.
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    Nope, no review there. Next time see if there is...

    Nope, no review there. Next time see if there is useful information there and then pimp your website so you dont send anyone on a wild goose chase.
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    Milwaukee tubing cutter

    I have been on the fence about buying one of these. I have a large job coming up with alot of 1 1/8" refrigerant piping and I have thought this would save alot of time. I can also think of some...
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    We are not building a piano. I agree. There is...

    We are not building a piano. I agree. There is so much difference between calibrations on different test euipment. Thankfully refrigeration systems have alot of leeway.
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    I use the little popper with male spade ends on...

    I use the little popper with male spade ends on it to plug into the fuse holder. If you need it somewhere else ( I never have ), then you can use the aligator clips.
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    I wear Cabellas trail hiker pants. They have...

    I wear Cabellas trail hiker pants. They have cargo pockets on the sides, a knife pocket on the front, reinforced knees. They will hem them to any size, you can get lined ones, and I have had mine...
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    Could you please post a link to this tool....

    Could you please post a link to this tool.
    Thanks!
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    Flaring Tools and Torque Wrenches.

    With the increasing popularity of mini split systems and Daikin and Mitsubishi commercial systems, what types and brands of flaring tools and torque flare wrenches are people having the best...
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    Does it make the noise when it is running or...

    Does it make the noise when it is running or right after it is shut off? I have had this problem right when the unit shuts off.
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    What brand of furnace did you find this problem...

    What brand of furnace did you find this problem on?
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    I talked to a friend of mine that works on lennox...

    I talked to a friend of mine that works on lennox and he said that they have had problems with hoses plugging up, but nothing like this.
    Has anyone else experienced draft inducer ports on Ruud...
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    What is the model number of the furnace that is...

    What is the model number of the furnace that is having the problem? Have you seen any more with the same issue? Is it plugging up the inducer port or somewhere else?
    Thank you.
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    Port problems back again

    I replaced the draft inducer at the end of February and checked it a couple times in the following months. The port was clean every time. We didnt have any problems all winter and then 2 weeks ago,...
  36. Here are a couple of good links. Its top secret...

    Here are a couple of good links. Its top secret information that Trane doesnt want anyone to know about. If they did, they would have included it in the installation manual. This topic has been...
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    Your pressure switch is dropping out. If you...

    Your pressure switch is dropping out. If you trace the 24v wires from the gas valve, they go through the pressure switch. When there is a fluctuation in pressure, the diapragm will flutter opening...
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    I just spoke with a tankless water heater rep a...

    I just spoke with a tankless water heater rep a few weeks ago and he said that the unit has to be flushed twice a year to prevent deposits in the heat exchanger. I am not convinced that they have...
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    Mark, Great answers. I need to clarify a few...

    Mark,
    Great answers. I need to clarify a few things. When I was talking about the b terminal I meant BK. Since this discussion is about comfort r and there is no B terminal on the board I didnt...
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    I just read my IAQ book and found the answer to...

    I just read my IAQ book and found the answer to number 3. You can set it up for NO or NC paramater number 379.
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    I have a few questions. 1. In order to be in...

    I have a few questions.
    1. In order to be in dehumidify mode, do you have to break r to b?
    2. Does Breaking r to b results in a 20% reduction of fan speed?
    3. If you have a Honeywell IAQ...
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    Mayguy, The way I understand it is if the IAQ is...

    Mayguy,
    The way I understand it is if the IAQ is calling for dehumidification, it will lower the blower speed by 20%. If your unit is running in comfort r mode (80%) and calling for...
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    If you cut the jumper and your dip swithces are...

    If you cut the jumper and your dip swithces are set for comfort r, when the thermostat calls for dehumidification, you will be running in comfort r mode not true dehumidification mode. When your...
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    Mayguy, Did you cut the jumper on your control...

    Mayguy,
    Did you cut the jumper on your control board?
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    You can not run dehumidification from the...

    You can not run dehumidification from the thermostat and comfort R at the same time. If you use dehumidification from the thermostat, you have to cut the jumper on the control board. Here is the...
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    I have a tip for you all. Most ignitors have a...

    I have a tip for you all. Most ignitors have a tag on them that has a model number on it. Model 271 is a 17 second ignitor. Model 201 is a 34 second ignitor. That is the amount of time it takes...
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    I have some links that may help you. ...

    I have some links that may help you.
    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s3/nashent1/comfortrback.jpg
    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s3/nashent1/comfortrfront.jpg

    I dont know why trane...
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    Here is a couple scans that some may find useful....

    Here is a couple scans that some may find useful.

    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s3/nashent1/comfortrback.jpg

    http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s3/nashent1/comfortrfront.jpg
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    Last Friday, I triple evacuated the system. I...

    Last Friday, I triple evacuated the system. I let the vacuum pump run for about 4 hours the first time. My thoughts are that there might be some moisture in the system. I am going to call the HO...
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    New AC system squealing

    I am working on an AC system in a new house and the refrigerant lines are squealing really loud when it starts up and then when it shuts off. I pulled the refrigerant and then pulled the unit into a...
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