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    it's cheap noise reduction

    it's cheap noise reduction
  2. No I didn't.

    No I didn't.
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    Some older Copeland scrolls, do that. They cured...

    Some older Copeland scrolls, do that. They cured that, new scroll don't do trumpet at shut down. I have a unit it does that already for almost 10 years. When it was way overcharged, the sound was...
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    test test

    test test
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    Open up that unit you will see more mold inside....

    Open up that unit you will see more mold inside. Don't use no bleach though...
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    You like to keep it in 68* don't yah?

    You like to keep it in 68* don't yah?
  7. Yes, you can harm your system with more...

    Yes, you can harm your system with more restrictive filter. (Not immediately, in a long run)
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Here is what blocked dryer vent leads to... ...

    Here is what blocked dryer vent leads to...

    http://hotimg23.fotki.com/a/99_153/200_59/dryer_on_fire-vi.jpg

    Luckily that HO was home when that happened. They just got some smoke damage.
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    This device is functions as manometer. It alerts...

    This device is functions as manometer. It alerts the laundry operator when back pressure reaches a certain limit. (airflow is restricted, blockage in the vent etc.) Some of the new fancy dryers have...
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    How laundry operator can tell if the dryer vent...

    How laundry operator can tell if the dryer vent is in need of a cleaning?
  12. I'm with KEFCOPRES. I can't remember how many...

    I'm with KEFCOPRES.
    I can't remember how many times I have seen A-coils sitting on couple of wooden 2x4s right on top of the heat exchangers. I bet that this was the first coldest day of the month...
  13. We have run into this problem multiple times and...

    We have run into this problem multiple times and were able to eliminate the smell with power vac cleaning the sheet metal ducts, sanitizing and deodorizing it with EPA registered product like...
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    Flue gas temp, flue type, flue size, draft.

    Flue gas temp, flue type, flue size, draft.
  15. If it would be my house I would throw away all...

    If it would be my house I would throw away all plastic flex duct. I would power vac clean, sanitize and keep sheet metal ductwork. I would replace plastic flex ducts with insulated metal flexible...
  16. what difference does it make?

    what difference does it make?
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    We don't have too many of that here. But I will...

    We don't have too many of that here. But I will make you ones as soon as I run in too it. Standby...
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    That's about where I'm on it. But hold on, you...

    That's about where I'm on it.
    But hold on, you don't know the whole story. I bet duct cleaning is only one item on a list of services that they must to get in order to enjoy 53% particle decrease....
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    Good questions. I bet he is using some studies...

    Good questions. I bet he is using some studies done by 3rd party. You need to ask him. Regarding dust particle count measurements before and after and duct cleaning, it's not those things that 100%...
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    Power vac truck, 10,000 cfm at 15"wc vacuum with...

    Power vac truck, 10,000 cfm at 15"wc vacuum with filters in place.
    It's not just power of vacuum that cleaning it but however both high volume vacuum and proper cleaning tools. We use compressed air...
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    We do it with air duct cleaning tools. We use...

    We do it with air duct cleaning tools.
    We use power vac truck and compressed air duct cleaning system. It's NOT rotobrush.
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    This is vertical return duct before...

    This is vertical return duct
    before
    http://images108.fotki.com/v360/photos/2/1057222/10039535/2010_03070-vi.jpg
    after
    http://images116.fotki.com/v618/photos/2/1057222/10039535/2010_03055-vi.jpg
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    test

    http://images12.fotki.com/v197/photos/2/1057222/8594935/2010_winter385-vi.jpg
    and this
    http://images12.fotki.com/v213/photos/2/1057222/8594935/2010_winter382-vi.jpg
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    Here is more> before...

    Here is more>
    before
    http://images28.fotki.com/v141/photos/2/1057222/10039535/2010051211_31_59-vi.jpg
    after
    http://images108.fotki.com/v191/photos/2/1057222/10039535/2010051212_12_57-vi.jpg...
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    Good post Scott, Looks like new again.

    Good post Scott,
    Looks like new again.
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    Here is some moldy duct work before and after...

    Here is some moldy duct work before and after cleaning. This is not a final product. After cleaning all that insulation liner will be coated with fungicidal protective coating. It will be applied...
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    yep it's 2.5 my bad

    yep it's 2.5 my bad
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    If you you use MERV 12 (or higher) filter and you...

    If you you use MERV 12 (or higher) filter and you have old dirty returns you going to go through those filters pretty quick. (if returns are on the floor that does not help either.
    You may look at...
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    It's 2 ton unit

    It's 2 ton unit
  30. Hey Victor, Did you do any testing for VOC. How...

    Hey Victor,
    Did you do any testing for VOC. How do you know the voc level? If you hired someone what did they say?
  31. Teddy Bear, Do you like the idea of spray foam...

    Teddy Bear,
    Do you like the idea of spray foam insulation?
    My question is to you. What kind of insulation would you choose if it would be your house and your choice? Just curious... Thanks
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    NG furnaces, we have no oil furnaces here.

    No, Natural gas units. Oil looks red like ATF FLUID. I see it on brand new installs.
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    pool of red oil under blower motor

    It's pretty often we would find pool of red oil right under blower motor in furnace. Usually PSC motors with permanently oiled bearings. It is normal or what?
  34. We are talking about pneumatic cleaning tools now...

    We are talking about pneumatic cleaning tools now and whats works best. Yes, you absolutely correct you better have a pesticide applicator license before you introduce any pesticide into the someones...
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    Is just might me mold...

    Is just might me mold...
  36. I absolutely agree with Options. We have...

    I absolutely agree with Options. We have different brush systems, but they are used only in certain situations, and those situations are very rear.
  37. Quincy 370 set 250 psi

    Quincy 370 set 250 psi
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    I would look into cause of the problem. Why your...

    I would look into cause of the problem. Why your 1 year old coil got 50% blocked? I think your new one is going to do the same thing in one year if nothing changed.
  39. This is very common "practice" in the field. You...

    This is very common "practice" in the field. You are lucky they covered that bottom opening at least.
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    With all that said above been right on the money...

    With all that said above been right on the money I want to add a little. What you see on the registers could be just a little part of what is inside of the AHU and duct work. If no yearly maintenance...
  41. I always thought that EPA does register products...

    I always thought that EPA does register products for specific use (such as HVAC) but not approving it in anyway.
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    This is exactly what they call "closet install"....

    This is exactly what they call "closet install". You do not meet clearance requirements as per dryer manufacturer requirements.

    Certified dryer exhaust technician.

    PS Plumbing does not like...
  43. Yes, we sweep chimney.

    Yes, we sweep chimney.
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    It's not snake oil. Any engineered system needs...

    It's not snake oil. Any engineered system needs maintenance no question about it. However, there are way too many bad duct cleaning companies than good ones. I agree what DRK says.
    But most of the...
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    Teddy do you believe those rodents die because of...

    Teddy do you believe those rodents die because of CO2? I don't buy that.
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    http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/residential_air_cleane...

    http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/residential_air_cleaners.pdf
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    Your gas bill also depends what temp you set on...

    Your gas bill also depends what temp you set on your t-stat. If you set 75 and don't do set backs, it's not really bad for the unit that 43 years old in my area. Did you try to use energy savings...
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    It's a good question however. What about a cloth...

    It's a good question however. What about a cloth dryer or bathroom exhaust fan. (dryer pulling 3 times more CFM) If vacuum indoors you will have to change filters on it. H.E.P.A. filters aren't cheap...
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    You defeating a purpose of central vacuum by...

    You defeating a purpose of central vacuum by installing it indoors.
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    Thanks Teddy. Do you know much about dust mites?

    Thanks Teddy.
    Do you know much about dust mites?
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