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    Everyone is right fix any leak you find. What it...

    Everyone is right fix any leak you find. What it takes maybe 5 min unless you have to break down alot of line then you might spend 30 min at the most. Does not sound like much time to trade for maybe...
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    Sounds like you on the right track but I would...

    Sounds like you on the right track but I would not overlook anything since your tech has not caught problem. Make sure OD coil is clean and charge is right compressor could be going out on internal...
  3. Any good Heating and Air company with a good...

    Any good Heating and Air company with a good sheet metal man and shop will be able to make fittings for the new furnace to match your duct openings.
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    The control is not part of the humidifier kit. It...

    The control is not part of the humidifier kit. It is called a "Model 50" that is the April Aire part number. It shows you in the installation instructions and gives you a wiring diagram. It senses...
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    We have installed many Florida Heat Pumps and a...

    We have installed many Florida Heat Pumps and a few Bards. Both are very good units and very reliable. I have been to a couple of Climate Master schools and there equipment seems to be the best in...
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    I have the same model 600 that you are talking...

    I have the same model 600 that you are talking about installed on the supply side of a heat pump. I had concerns also when I saw in the installers instructions the it needed hot water to it. I hooked...
  7. The size of PVC pipe used to vent also depends on...

    The size of PVC pipe used to vent also depends on the length of run and 90's in line not just size of furnace. That maybe why it calls for 1 1/2 and it is 2.
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    number 2 option

    number 2 option
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    There is proper procedures you have to follow...

    There is proper procedures you have to follow when hooking up a 410-a unit. If you do not follow them you will have moisture and black flake from soldering inside the system. Not to mention a...
  10. If you want a high efficency 4-10A 14 seer or...

    If you want a high efficency 4-10A 14 seer or higher you need to match the system with a new air handler. The best would be a variable speed air handler. Anything less than a complete new system...
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    :confused: Explain a little more or some pics.

    :confused: Explain a little more or some pics.
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    Well or "Pump and Dump" is more efficient but...

    Well or "Pump and Dump" is more efficient but that is calculated without including your well pump. As far as your well pump used on a geothermal unit look into variable speed pump motors.
  13. You may save 3 to 4 times on the install but you...

    You may save 3 to 4 times on the install but you will give that back to the power company with a 115 volt window unit and a electric heater. Thats not to mention the noisy you will listen to all...
  14. Thread: New Lineset?

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    you shouldn't need 1 1/8 on a short line set (...

    you shouldn't need 1 1/8 on a short line set ( manufactures installation guides will tell you ) but I would insist on having them changed on a new install even if the correct size of copper is there....
  15. Mini split is the way to go in a sunroom unless...

    Mini split is the way to go in a sunroom unless you are changing the system for the house to a bigger unit and zone system ( one zone just for sunroom and one for house ). PTAC's are noisy just as...
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    I can understand that on 20 year old evap coils...

    I can understand that on 20 year old evap coils but on the newer evap coils they are not made as good. It may be because the manufactures are trying to get better heat transfer by building them with...
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    I have seen other evap coils look like that after...

    I have seen other evap coils look like that after a couple of years. It's always a good idea to purchase ext warr. that covers the parts and labor so you don't have to worry about it when a newer...
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    I know some manufactures do not allow P traps,...

    I know some manufactures do not allow P traps, you have to build a trap per there specs.
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    If you do not want your green light on all the...

    If you do not want your green light on all the time at your Honeywell t-stat your installer can turn it off with one simple change in the set up mode.
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    I agree you see it happen to much too. Not...

    I agree you see it happen to much too. Not cooling grab the gauges and a jug.:eek:
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    I like the by-pass humm. for all the reasons...

    I like the by-pass humm. for all the reasons listed on the other posts. Honeywell makes a good reliable one, but if you are looking for great features and control look into Aprilaire Model 600. It...
  22. Each manufacture reports there btu ratings for...

    Each manufacture reports there btu ratings for each piece of there equipment at different temps.
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    I have seem screens that home owners has...

    I have seem screens that home owners has installed and when I got to the service call the furnace was locked out on pressure switch fault due to the screen freezing over.
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    I was talking about the new York guard that is on...

    I was talking about the new York guard that is on their affinity heat pumps. It has many new features including some like hot heat pump mode,built in dual fuel control, and a built in freeze...
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    The York Affinity R410A 2 stage compressor system...

    The York Affinity R410A 2 stage compressor system is an excellent unit. If you want gas electric check into York's modulating furnace. Also depending on what you want a Duel fuel heat pump combining...
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    It could be your heating anticapator in your...

    It could be your heating anticapator in your mercury thermostat. Sorry can't tell you how to check it, site rules.
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    I agree most companies cover the first year...

    I agree most companies cover the first year warranty on the equipment without purchasing any extended warranty.
  28. If I am not mistaken that York model number is a...

    If I am not mistaken that York model number is a 12 seer package unit.
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    York had one they called the Triatholon that was...

    York had one they called the Triatholon that was made about 10 to 15 years ago and it failed. It required so much work each year and as they failed York gave the customer new gas electric units and...
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    Unless you just want to upgrade to variable speed...

    Unless you just want to upgrade to variable speed blower and the latest in technology, I would just have it serviced by a tech to make sure it was clean and operating correctly. Geothermal units last...
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    You have to have a manometer to adjust gas...

    You have to have a manometer to adjust gas pressure and that is most likely not your problem. Not to be rude but you need to call a service company fast and not touch anything else. This is the...
  32. Personally in 2 story homes I like one system...

    Personally in 2 story homes I like one system with a zone control. Operating one unit versus two systems will save you on heating and cooling costs. Motorized dampers will close off the duct to the...
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    Some replacement motors have 2 sets of wires that...

    Some replacement motors have 2 sets of wires that can be changed to reverse the direction of the motor. Have them back out to look at it before it causes any damage to your system.
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    I was once told in a class that capacitors have a...

    I was once told in a class that capacitors have a 100% failure rating.
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    You may want to ask your contractor about the...

    You may want to ask your contractor about the York rebate. Depending on install date York has started offering the 10 year P&L warranty for free or a cash rebate on the affinity models. York does...
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    Honeywell is a far better stat than the WR

    Honeywell is a far better stat than the WR
  37. You did the right thing by not selling the...

    You did the right thing by not selling the compressor to him. The contractor that sent him over there and then tried to stick up for him is at major fault too. They need to be confronted by your...
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    I do not know your situation but the best opition...

    I do not know your situation but the best opition is Geothermal. Your taking heat out of 60 degree water instead of 32 degree minus air. Plus you have free hot water in summer, even a bigger plus....
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    My company has installed York since 1967 and I...

    My company has installed York since 1967 and I have been with them for a little over seven years. I have nothing but good things to say about Yorks. The York Guard Board on their Affinity units is...
  40. If you are interested in gas heat you may want to...

    If you are interested in gas heat you may want to do some research into Duel Fuel systems. Heat Pump with gas as backup heat.
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    I have Cooper MFM300 meter that does everything...

    I have Cooper MFM300 meter that does everything and is very accurate.Mine reads within 2-3% of each other all the time. Usually the Honeywell stats are very accurate.
  42. Accu Clean Electronic filters made by American...

    Accu Clean Electronic filters made by American Standard and Electronic Air Cleaners by Honeywell are the best but are expensive and must be installed in duct or wall by a contractor.
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    Sounds like from here you need a bigger return...

    Sounds like from here you need a bigger return grille. Remove your filter and make sure it is not the problem, if it is not the problem make the opening bigger.
  44. Filters range in dollars need more info on what...

    Filters range in dollars need more info on what you are looking for from a filter. If you are not worried about dust and allergies go with a cheap filter from any store.
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    All of these posts could be the problem but like...

    All of these posts could be the problem but like someone else told you it's hard to tell without checking the charge per manufactures charts or superheat. If it is a orfice metering device they make...
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    If you are considering a Geothermal go with a...

    If you are considering a Geothermal go with a Florida Heat Pump with a hot water recovery system. Free hot water in summer and you can usually turn the breaker off to your elec. heaters in winter...
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    You just need to use Sil-Fls 15%. While you are...

    You just need to use Sil-Fls 15%. While you are soldering you have to let a small amount of nitrogen flow through your system on any 410-A system. After you solder all lines the system needs to be...
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    Make sure the drain and pan is clean. If it is...

    Make sure the drain and pan is clean. If it is installed as a downflow furnace the evap coil must be installed on the bottom of the furnace not the top to be correctly installed. If the coil is...
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    If you do install in the attic make sure that...

    If you do install in the attic make sure that they use a drain pan under the unit with a float switch and/or a aux. drain. It might save your ceiling.
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    Codes on venting is different everywhere but in...

    Codes on venting is different everywhere but in this area a vent must exit at least 5 feet from a window. Follow codes and manufactures instructions to a t.
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