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  1. Have you talked to a water proofing company? They...

    Have you talked to a water proofing company? They can do some amazing things.
    I would think the best solution is to keep the water out, if at all possible.
    I would also invest in some battery...
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    Why on earth would you try and do whatever it is...

    Why on earth would you try and do whatever it is you're describing?
    If you want a zoned system, have it properly designed, and installed.
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    I really don't think the refrigerant is the...

    I really don't think the refrigerant is the problem.
    It's quite a stretch.
  4. Well, I find it troubling that your tech shrugged...

    Well, I find it troubling that your tech shrugged his shoulders.
    I would have offered you a few options, and told you to maybe start saving for a new system.
  5. Did they measure static pressure?

    Did they measure static pressure?
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    Probably not wired right, or the stat is not set...

    Probably not wired right, or the stat is not set up correctly.
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    Sounds like the service company needs to check...

    Sounds like the service company needs to check their work.
    I would call IMMEDIATELY.
    Don't keep re-setting it.
  8. I would call for service. Poking your fingers...

    I would call for service.
    Poking your fingers around in there is not a good idea, even if the power is off.
  9. CPVC is not what you should be using. If you do...

    CPVC is not what you should be using.
    If you do not understand what you are getting into, you should not even think about attempting this on your own.
    Maybe consider making this bulkhead easily...
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    Might want to change batteries in the stat.

    Might want to change batteries in the stat.
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    My wild guess is that neither one of those parts...

    My wild guess is that neither one of those parts needed replacement.
    I think you hired a parts changer, not a technician.
  12. I would call the installer. You paid for a...

    I would call the installer.
    You paid for a complete job.
    He should deliver.
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    I could sell him a basic system for somewhere...

    I could sell him a basic system for somewhere near that number you think "will do it".
    But I am in a completely different area.
    Maybe he wants something better?
    Ask friends for good references and...
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    Combustion analyzer should be used.

    Combustion analyzer should be used.
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    I would turn it off and call a QUALIFIED boiler...

    I would turn it off and call a QUALIFIED boiler technician.
  16. So you want us to design your system over the...

    So you want us to design your system over the internet.
    I'll give it a shot...
    1.5 ton 13 seer heat pump.
    Any brand will do.
    Or, you could find a good contractor and let them design it.
  17. It's really your choice between...

    It's really your choice between comfort/efficiency.
    You could try 20 degrees, see if you can still be fairly comfortable at those temps.
    Or lock it out at 30 degrees and be sure you'll never lose a...
  18. If the zoning is not done properly, your 100,000...

    If the zoning is not done properly, your 100,000 btu furnace is not going to be happy.
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    We have had good results with the communicating...

    We have had good results with the communicating Trane equipment.
  20. Well, since it's only a few months old, I would...

    Well, since it's only a few months old, I would call the installer.
    It should all be covered under warranty.
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    Glancing through the info, you have 2 stage,...

    Glancing through the info, you have 2 stage, variable speed, non-communicating systems.
    XL 824 will be fine.
    If you went with the 850, you would have to "dumb it back down" to 24 v operation with a...
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    The 850 is communicating. What furnace/air...

    The 850 is communicating.
    What furnace/air handlers are you using?
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    I believe your installer has given you good info.

    I believe your installer has given you good info.
  24. I would call Honeywell if you want to do this...

    I would call Honeywell if you want to do this yourself, or call a service professional.
    It looks like you might be in over your head.
  25. Here is something you should keep in mind before...

    Here is something you should keep in mind before having your ducts modified.
    The filter is there to protect the equipment from dirt.
    It is not there to clean the air in your home.
    They make other...
  26. Why do you want "better filtered air" in the...

    Why do you want "better filtered air" in the winter?
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    Trane THU2B060A9V3 moves 3 tons of air. That is...

    Trane THU2B060A9V3 moves 3 tons of air.
    That is a 60,000 BTU XV95
    Don't let them over size the furnace.
    Are you using natural gas?
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    A guest room, a hallway, and half a kitchen. ...

    A guest room, a hallway, and half a kitchen.
    I'm thinking a 40,000 would be oversized.
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    Was the system commissioned? It sounds the unit...

    Was the system commissioned?
    It sounds the unit is over-sized and hitting the limit.
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    Did they measure the static pressure?

    Did they measure the static pressure?
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    Just because the ducts don't leak much doesn't...

    Just because the ducts don't leak much doesn't mean they are properly designed.
    Flexible duct only works when it's properly designed and installed.
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    I'm thinking the 15 degree swing is a bit...

    I'm thinking the 15 degree swing is a bit expensive.
  33. Furnace probably over-sized, tstat may not have...

    Furnace probably over-sized, tstat may not have proper CPH setting, or staging on the board may not be set right.
    Or all 3 may be the problem.
    Ask the installer to send their lead service tech to...
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    Teddy Bear has given you some great advice. The...

    Teddy Bear has given you some great advice.
    The key is finding a great contractor who can size and install the complete system properly.
    Good luck.
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    I haven't worked on a GMH for a while, but from...

    I haven't worked on a GMH for a while, but from what I remember, it is NOT a true 2 stage furnace.
    There is no W2 terminal, and staging can't be be controlled from the stat.
    I could be wrong, but,...
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    I believe there is a max return temp, and hot air...

    I believe there is a max return temp, and hot air from the wood stove probably exceeds that temp.
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    I believe the Affinity is a modulating unit. A 2...

    I believe the Affinity is a modulating unit.
    A 2 stage t-stat won't give you any benefit.
  38. Please turn the gas off, and don't use it until...

    Please turn the gas off, and don't use it until it is fixed.
  39. I would be more worried about the the sizing of...

    I would be more worried about the the sizing of the equipment than the brand of equipment.
    240,000 BTU's for heat?
    So what what do you have for the cooling side, 10 tons?
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    The clear box is leaking. It's cracked....

    The clear box is leaking.
    It's cracked.
    Everyone of them leaks.
    The service provider should replace it with a different design.
    It will be black plastic.
  41. Mr. Bill already "hypothesized" your solution....

    Mr. Bill already "hypothesized" your solution.
    Get a separate unit for the upstairs.
    Tweaking is not going to solve the underlying problem.
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    Probably low on refrigerant.

    Probably low on refrigerant.
  43. Call the installer, something is not right.

    Call the installer, something is not right.
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    You could try replacing all the other parts you...

    You could try replacing all the other parts you haven't changed yet, but you would probably end up in the same spot.
    You're messing around with some potentially very dangerous stuff.
    I would call...
  45. Next step is call a qualified technician.

    Next step is call a qualified technician.
  46. I would call the installer. Did he put in a used...

    I would call the installer.
    Did he put in a used furnace?
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    Poor design. 2 stage equipment would help. But...

    Poor design.
    2 stage equipment would help.
    But they will probably try to put in a by-pass damper.
  48. 80,000 would be quite a stretch. Unless you...

    80,000 would be quite a stretch.
    Unless you don't have any insulation.
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    Propane?

    Propane?
  50. What does your proposal specify?

    What does your proposal specify?
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