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  1. Thread: AHRI numbers

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    AHRI numbers

    Can anyone tell me if there are AHRI numbers for a Rheem RGFD-12? with a RANL049JEZ 4 ton and a RCFL 6048 5 ton coil?
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    Amp, I am from Mpls/St Paul but have kind of a...

    Amp, I am from Mpls/St Paul but have kind of a unique situation in that my home has a LOT of east, south and west facing glass in my great room. That room is quite large (35x35 with 20' ceilings and...
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    I have my Rheem modulating set up on a 3 zone...

    I have my Rheem modulating set up on a 3 zone system (actually 3 + 1 wild) and it works GREAT. It can be done. My Modulating stat is in the zone with highest heat loss, the other zones are on...
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    ASHRAE numbers on old units

    My old 4 ton Trane XE900 Condenser (TTD748A100A0) from 1987, is on its last leg. Its hooked to a 5 ton trane cased coil that was originally on a Trane 160,000btu 70% gas furnace. Is there anyway to...
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    Thanks Bald. Does the JAZ have the pressure...

    Thanks Bald. Does the JAZ have the pressure relief and hard start kit installed? How about reliability? Same components in both except for the circuit board?
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    Rheem RAPM-JAZ vs JEZ

    I'm going to have to replace my a/c unit and am looking at the Rheem RAPM or Ruud UAPM in 3.5 ton units. Both the JAZ and JEZ will qualify for some good rebates from my power company and the Fed....
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    The flue does slope back to the furnace, and the...

    The flue does slope back to the furnace, and the trap works as intended.
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    Ruud Mod Virtually NO condensate

    I have two Ruud Mod's a UGFD120 and a UGGD60. The 60 puts out a steady stream of condensate when running, but the 120 is putting out hardly any. The 120 spends a good deal of its time running at...
  9. Old, send me an email Put your email in your...

    Old, send me an email Put your email in your profile, not in post, thank you.
  10. Thread: 95% 2 Stage ECM

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    95% 2 Stage ECM

    What brands offer a furnace that will provide all 3? 95%, 2 stage, ECM blower.
  11. My Ruud mod is probably oversized one size, but...

    My Ruud mod is probably oversized one size, but it's zoned. It's set up to only run at 40% on the two smaller zones and the third (large) zone modulates. The smaller zones are a perfect match for...
  12. Plus it doesn't waste all the water of a...

    Plus it doesn't waste all the water of a continuious flow unit. Probably a little more maint. but I can live with that.
  13. Yep, mine does.

    Yep, mine does.
  14. I put an Aprilaire 400 on my Ruud Modulating...

    I put an Aprilaire 400 on my Ruud Modulating system, and can say its tha cats a#s!
  15. Thread: No Gas Savings

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    Actually its only my smallest zone thats heating...

    Actually its only my smallest zone thats heating to a higher temp than before. My largest zone is set about 6 degrees cooler than it was last heating season. I would have hoped to see some...
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    I have a RUUD Mod and can tell you I dont think...

    I have a RUUD Mod and can tell you I dont think you could ever tell the difference in 5% vs 1% modulation. My mod is the most comfortable furnace I've ever owned. My room temps just DONT change by...
  17. Thread: No Gas Savings

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    Actually the way my zones and their respective...

    Actually the way my zones and their respective heat losses work out I am getting nice long cycle times. The smaller zone's heat losses match almost perfect to the 40% fire rate of the Mod. at 15-20...
  18. Thread: No Gas Savings

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    The original furnace was a Trane 70% 160,000 btu....

    The original furnace was a Trane 70% 160,000 btu. New one is the 120,000 btu Ruud Mod. During the change out we also went to a zoned system with 4-12 inch round trunks. The zone of highest demand...
  19. Thread: No Gas Savings

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    No Gas Savings

    Went from a Trane 70% to a Ruud Mod and have seen no real improvement in gas use. Electical use has dropped by 30%. I compared my Heating Degree Days from last year to this year and they were up...
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    My old AprilAire550 cost me about $160 a year in...

    My old AprilAire550 cost me about $160 a year in both water and sewer charges. The 400A should cost less than $20 a year. A gallon of bleach about $4-5. A significant saving in both $$ and the...
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    Bald, where have you been running the SW2...

    Bald, where have you been running the SW2 switches on your zoned mods? The two systems we have going now the SW2's are both set to ON. This gives us only 40% on the small zones, which is plenty,...
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    The 400 will use WAY less water, than the...

    The 400 will use WAY less water, than the flowthrough 500.
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    BINGO! Problem solved! Thanks Bald.

    BINGO! Problem solved! Thanks Bald.
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    Thanks Bald. I'll pass the info on and have him...

    Thanks Bald. I'll pass the info on and have him give it a try tomorrow.

    Frank
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    Thanks Bald. I'm a GC/Developer so I don't think...

    Thanks Bald. I'm a GC/Developer so I don't think the Pro membership will work. My HVAC guy is stumped on this though. We have a similar install in my own home and it works fine.
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    Ruud Mod Intermitent V Signal

    Have a Ruud Mod on a 3 Zone system (Honeywell Truezone). Zone 3 uses the Mod stat with the V wire wired around the zone board. Zones 2 & 3 use VP iaq's. Originally was using a 40 VA transformer...
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    I have two Rheem/Ruud Mods and can tell you they...

    I have two Rheem/Ruud Mods and can tell you they are the Cats Ass. Great units!
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    As a Builder and Developer, I just replaced my...

    As a Builder and Developer, I just replaced my two, 18 year old Trane's with Rheem/Rudd Mod's. Quality equipment, and ultimate comfort.
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    Thanks Doc!

    Thanks Doc!
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    Mod W-No Supply air sensor

    How does the Rheem Mod operate when there is no supply air sensor installed in a downflow install. Does it just time to 3 stages or will it still modulate?
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    Do your self a favor an get a Rheem/Ruud Mod, and...

    Do your self a favor an get a Rheem/Ruud Mod, and be done with it. They ROCK!
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    I just ordered a new 2400 for my own home. Can't...

    I just ordered a new 2400 for my own home. Can't see paying twice the price for the new media vs the old. My old Spaceguard had kept my A coil clean as new after 18 years of use. Just cant justify...
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    Yes, Pressure drop at 2000 cfm's .35 for the...

    Yes, Pressure drop at 2000 cfm's .35 for the 4200/2210 and .37 for the 4400/2410.
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    I was on Aprilaire's website earlier. Looks like...

    I was on Aprilaire's website earlier. Looks like the 2200/2400 have been replaced with the 2210/2410 and 4200/4400. Merv 13 and airflows Capacity of 2000 CFM. Same overall size except the width...
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    So is this "kit" included with new filters being...

    So is this "kit" included with new filters being shipped now?
  36. Whose dampers and board Bald?

    Whose dampers and board Bald?
  37. How big a transformer did it take Bald?

    How big a transformer did it take Bald?
  38. Right! 15 minutes on the break

    Right! 15 minutes on the break
  39. In most installs I've seen, the filter mounts...

    In most installs I've seen, the filter mounts netween the return air duct and the furnace. How much additional labor does this REALLY take. My guess would be NONE! In fact there would be a savings...
  40. What about using a modulating stat on the zone of...

    What about using a modulating stat on the zone of highest demand with the V wire wired around the zone board. My 3 zone system works just fine this way.
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    How big is this bathroom (square feet)? Windows?...

    How big is this bathroom (square feet)? Windows? And where are you located (design temps)?
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    A O Smith-Vertex

    Anyone have any experience with the A O Smith, Vertex water heater?
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    Power Vent Water Heater

    I was looking at a Rheem Power Vent water heater as a replacement for my old draft hood model. How is the reliability and maint. on the power vent units (HSI and Blower).

    They use an HSI for...
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    I have a situation that can use the lower btu...

    I have a situation that can use the lower btu furnace, but because of the length of some runs could use some extra "push".

    The three different cfm's are for the heating side....on cooling all...
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    Rheem Mod Airflow

    Can any one tell me why the max HEATING airflows on the RGFD09, RGFD10, RGFD12 / (1195/1395/1595 cfm's) are all different and what limits the Max Heating CFM's? All three have 1 HP blowers and the...
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    Log Home Manual J

    I'd like to know if anyone has done a manual J on a log home and if so how did you calc. the log areas? There is lots of info out there, that talks about thermal mass, but I know logs only have...
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    It's common to have dampers in the trunk lines to...

    It's common to have dampers in the trunk lines to the upper and main floors. This allows the upper floor to be dampened down in winter and the main floor opened when you need less flow on the second...
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    Easiest would be for you to go to the Honeywell...

    Easiest would be for you to go to the Honeywell site, download and read the manuals. What do you want your system to do?
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    I'm in Minnesota and if I set back 10* this time...

    I'm in Minnesota and if I set back 10* this time of the year (about 0* out last night) it takes about 4 hours to recover. This is about a 6000 sq ft house. It will recover quicker on a sunny...
  50. So you DON'T have a floor drain? Plus it sounds...

    So you DON'T have a floor drain? Plus it sounds like there is not enough pitch to your floor to allow water to run toward the drain or out the door. If you can't get rid of the standing water I can...
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