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    009 generally means 8.5 tons in Carrier Speak

    009 generally means 8.5 tons in Carrier Speak
  2. Wheather you are picky or not would be determined...

    Wheather you are picky or not would be determined by what your load calc says. From the Pictures I am guessing that you wont be able to get that from this contractor. I dont know when this was...
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    Hate to break this to you but, there is NO...

    Hate to break this to you but, there is NO warranty on Bryant products purchased over the internet. Read the factory warranty. The 288 requires a very specific controller.
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    They are starting the program in my area and I...

    They are starting the program in my area and I was wondering if the process is as easy as hey claim. The program seems to fall into the catagory of things that seem "too good to be true."
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    CheckMe! Proctor Engineering

    Does anyone have experience with the "CheckMe!" program?
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    The only reason your AC guy would say that you...

    The only reason your AC guy would say that you don't need a load calculation is because he does not know how to do one. It is real easy for him to guess with your money.
  7. The 15 KW is maxed out with the 4 ton. We have...

    The 15 KW is maxed out with the 4 ton. We have had some problems with the Start Components on that Heat pump. That might explain your start up problem. Most problems with generators go back to not...
  8. What size is the generator and what is the Heat...

    What size is the generator and what is the Heat Pump model number
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    DITTO!

    DITTO!
  10. You need a new salesman. anyone who would sell...

    You need a new salesman. anyone who would sell you a a non-Variable speed top end unit wiyhout on demand De-humidification in Melbourne Florida is not the guy you need.

    Some people are buying...
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    You need a heat load calculation. if the load is...

    You need a heat load calculation. if the load is only 1.5 tons you will only be moving 600 cfm of air so your duct is close. Noise will be your only potential issue. some people are more sensitive...
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    The set point will depend on your building load...

    The set point will depend on your building load and your comfort level so it may me different for every house. I would start at 35 and if the Heat pump can't keep up Raise it to 37. If it does keep...
  13. Thread: R-11 flush?

    by rponson
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    r11 is a good product, But an engineer with...

    r11 is a good product, But an engineer with Carrier told me that they would rather not see it used. They have find more problems with techs not getting all of the flush out of the system than with...
  14. Why are you waiting for a Trane. Carrier and...

    Why are you waiting for a Trane. Carrier and several others have 5 ton heat pumps
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    I don't know what Colman is doing now but I...

    I don't know what Colman is doing now but I guarentee the controls are not anything like the Evolution/Infinity. You can't beat them for comfort and performance
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    I don't like the Rheem coils either. If I were...

    I don't like the Rheem coils either. If I were selling Rheem I might do the same thing that your contractor did. The difference is I would have explained it before the install why we use these...
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    Warranty should be way down on the list thing...

    Warranty should be way down on the list thing that determin what you buy. All of the manufacturers have parts warranties much longer than they were a couple of years ago. any lobor warranty beond 1...
  18. Nothing in this world is free. In order for this...

    Nothing in this world is free. In order for this to be as remarkable as described there would have to be some conspiricy between all of the major manufacturers. Carrier, Trane, Lennos et al are...
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    I am always amazed by the resistance to change...

    I am always amazed by the resistance to change from 22 to 410. It was clear 10 years ago that the change was going to happen. There is nothing wrong with 410 systems get over it! Come into the...
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    The 58CVA furnace with the Infinity control is a...

    The 58CVA furnace with the Infinity control is a much better option. I don;t knoe much about the climate in you area but The variable speed fan and the 2 stage furance are worth the cost. and the...
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    I guess the next step would be determined by the...

    I guess the next step would be determined by the contract you signed? If you signed a contract with those model numbers and not stated rating then you go what you bought. if you have a contract...
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    When 410 first came on the market the...

    When 410 first came on the market the manufacturers insisted on lineset changes. Carrier has been in the 410 business since 1996. Last I heard They had 80% of the 410 (PURON) systems. With that...
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    Normaly I don't think getting too many prices is...

    Normaly I don't think getting too many prices is a good idea. In this case it might be a good Idea to get a 3rd price. It sounds like both of these guy's have left some doubt. Maybe another...
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    Of course replacement is best but it doesnot...

    Of course replacement is best but it doesnot sound like that is a reasonable option. Provided the lines are the proper size, you should be able to blow them out with nitrogen. Carrier also...
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    This is an unacceptable answer from a...

    This is an unacceptable answer from a professional. He should have explained the rating before the install

    But he was either hiding that it was 13.5 or he does not know the difference
  26. The Infinity Controler is the only controler that...

    The Infinity Controler is the only controler that adjust to building load. It will memorize how you use the house and adjust accordingly. For example:

    If you have a wed. night Poker game. Every...
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    It is better because it adjust to the Load of the...

    It is better because it adjust to the Load of the structure. All other systems ajdust to time and temp only. Before they can adjust they are behind. The Infinity will remenber how you use the...
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    The infinity controler is the best in the business

    The infinity controler is the best in the business
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    Be sure you get the certificate. Before you buy,...

    Be sure you get the certificate. Before you buy, if the tax credit matters.
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    Carrier Puron A/C units are rated with 1/4 "...

    Carrier Puron A/C units are rated with 1/4
    " liq line. No rating for Heat Pumps
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    The Carrier Infinity controller is superior and...

    The Carrier Infinity controller is superior and well worth the extra money
  32. Thread: Seer 13 issue

    by rponson
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    Bald Loonie is correct that unit should have a 5...

    Bald Loonie is correct that unit should have a 5 year warranty. even if it does not you should be able to add a TXV kit to the indoor unit and install 13 SEER Tempstar, Hiel, Carrier, or Bryant. At...
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    Carrier recently released a bullitin with...

    Carrier recently released a bullitin with acceptable line lengths with Puron ststems. I would contact a Carrier dealer. It is not in the product data so some may have missed it.
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    These systems are propriatary but I don't think...

    These systems are propriatary but I don't think they are as complicated as we make them sound. Run times in differenst stages are driven by the actual load. which is driven by inside and outside...
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    What Brand of unit is this?

    What Brand of unit is this?
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    Carrier recently published a bulletin with...

    Carrier recently published a bulletin with acceptable lengths for 1/4 and 5/16 liquid lines. Somw other Manufacturers may have the same.
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    Unfortunately people think warranty length and...

    Unfortunately people think warranty length and quality are related. An extended warranty can be added to ANY system. Even if it is from the equipment manufacturer it is an insurance policy.
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    Work hard, Take care of customers and control...

    Work hard, Take care of customers and control your labor cost. be carefull not to fall into the idea that you can cross train Plumbers and HVAC guys.
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    Iraqvet is correct. The numbers in these...

    Iraqvet is correct. The numbers in these business are very different. The customer service part of the business is similar. and many of the processes are similar. It is hard for an 800K business...
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    What makes you suspect the flow is low? Are you...

    What makes you suspect the flow is low? Are you having performance problems?
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    I am in the southeast so it is hard to know what...

    I am in the southeast so it is hard to know what is going on in thw southwest. I see some business that I would buy and some I would not touch. there is llife in the HVAC business but be carefull. ...
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    From what I have seen businesses with only...

    From what I have seen businesses with only Residential customers have had a very tough year. it is important to have a good business mix
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    Where are you and what type of customers does...

    Where are you and what type of customers does this company have. some markets segments are fine others are hurting real bad
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    Yes Carrier does make a reliable coil. Anyone...

    Yes Carrier does make a reliable coil. Anyone that knows anything about the business and has done any reading up on the industry would know that
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    Carrier Infinity controls ar the best on the...

    Carrier Infinity controls ar the best on the Market.
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    I would set it at the point where the heat pump...

    I would set it at the point where the heat pump no longer has the capacity to keep up. As long as the Heat Pump can maintain the set point it is the cheaper source, unless you have real high...
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    I would pay the difference. I know it sux but. ...

    I would pay the difference. I know it sux but. It is worth it and if they had explained it to you at the time of sale you would have been glad to pay the extra
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    good info on coil corrosion

    good info on coil corrosion
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    Sorry, that was a SLAB coil.

    Sorry, that was a SLAB coil.
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