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    CO Possibilities

    Quick question guys, co possibilities oil fire boiler?
  2. Thread: A/C problems

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    I am sorry to say that as everyone stated and...

    I am sorry to say that as everyone stated and will continue to state you wasted your time and $

    Buying HVAC equipment on E-Bay is a gamble as you have found out, finding someone to install a unit...
  3. Thread: A/C problems

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    :munching:

    :munching:
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    Why are you charging them at all? Are you...

    Why are you charging them at all?

    Are you doing maintenance or are you starting systems that were installed over the winter?
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    Turn the switch back on..............:couchhide:

    Turn the switch back on..............:couchhide:
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    1. I am sure you could find a used condenser ( I...

    1. I am sure you could find a used condenser ( I wouldn't recommend it ) also there are uncharged R-22 units avialable. Problem is you won't have a matched system and unless $ is a real concern it...
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    I agree a good tech should be able to get the...

    I agree a good tech should be able to get the unit running, but as stated we all know the unit needs to be replaced.

    http://www.keystonehelp.com/index.php

    Take a look at Keystone Help -...
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    Depends on the part, I would think he would have...

    Depends on the part, I would think he would have at least diagnosed it while he was there.

    Where in PA are you?
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    If its a bad compressor cap and you are running...

    If its a bad compressor cap and you are running strictly on electric back up heat, yes it can.
  10. Go on the Mitsubishi site and find a local...

    Go on the Mitsubishi site and find a local diamond dealer, we install the multi-zone systems all the time they work great.

    As far as the sizing goes, any good contractor will be able to size it...
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    Ya just know when he was all done with that...

    Ya just know when he was all done with that abortion he stepped back to marvel at his handy work:yes:
  12. IMHO, if you plan on staying in the home, now is...

    IMHO, if you plan on staying in the home, now is the best time to replace. As stated, tax credits go away at the end of the year. That plus the fact that a new system will be much more effecient to...
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    Forgot to mention - 3.5 ton is the size, looks...

    Forgot to mention - 3.5 ton is the size, looks like some good scrap
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    I believe its a luxaire, its a 10SEER A/C unit...

    I believe its a luxaire, its a 10SEER A/C unit from 2004. The "coil thingy" is an evaporator coil.
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    We use Fleetmatics, I have had no real problems...

    We use Fleetmatics, I have had no real problems and find it quite useful.
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    No, I stock 5, 7.5,10, and 15's - just use them...

    No, I stock 5, 7.5,10, and 15's - just use them in place of duel caps.

    Again, not trying to tell you how to stock your truck do what works best for you. I thought you may have had an issue with...
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    Not trying to criticize anyone, to each his own....

    Not trying to criticize anyone, to each his own. You have a point with the size thing though
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    What then, go back out the next day and replace...

    What then, go back out the next day and replace the "old emergency cap" with a new one. Doesn't seem cost effective.

    I realize they are a much greater expense, but on the same hand stocking a few...
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    Why do you say that? Have you had problems with...

    Why do you say that? Have you had problems with them?
  20. Thanks for the info

    Thanks for the info
  21. Why are they a bad idea?

    Why are they a bad idea?
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    He could have at least sealed the top

    He could have at least sealed the top
  23. How old is the system and how old is your furnace?

    How old is the system and how old is your furnace?
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    Contact me via e-mail, address is in my profile

    Contact me via e-mail, address is in my profile
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    Should be able to get the 10 yr p/l from any...

    Should be able to get the 10 yr p/l from any Amana dealer, thats a large $ swing for an apples to apples quote, better look at them again to be sure
  26. The fact that he doesn't know the differance...

    The fact that he doesn't know the differance between a boiler and a furnace says it all
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    Whats wrong.......it"ll never leak. You gotta...

    Whats wrong.......it"ll never leak. You gotta think outside the box
  28. Thread: A hot shower

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    That is correct, Halo makes one, you need a...

    That is correct, Halo makes one, you need a shower trim and a 40W bulb. You can get them at the big orange box
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    dekebell, As stated, depending on what part of...

    dekebell,

    As stated, depending on what part of the country your in, what your volume of purchases are with a particular supplier, and what you have negotiated. We all get different pricing from...
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    We had a customer with a bad compressor and had...

    We had a customer with a bad compressor and had no problem getting a new condensor. As stated, labor was not covered, however you can get a 10yr parts and labor plan through Amana.
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    1. There is plenty of eligible equipment out...

    1. There is plenty of eligible equipment out there

    2. Equipment price goes up every year

    3. Rebates are usually seasonal

    4. Thats up to you, the sooner you replace it the sooner your comfort...
  32. Agreed........................

    Agreed........................
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    Even though its a shore house, I would still get...

    Even though its a shore house, I would still get quotes on heat pump systems. With Unico you can only use 13 SEER equipment. As Beenthere said you may be able to use standard systems
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    Yes, it qualifies for the tax credit. 2 ton...

    Yes, it qualifies for the tax credit.

    2 ton is 14.6 EER
    3 ton is 13 EER
    4 ton is 12.5 EER
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    I would have to agree

    I would have to agree
  36. Thread: r410a to r22

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    It would come pre-charged with 410a, even if it...

    It would come pre-charged with 410a, even if it didn't, you still can't do it.
  37. Thread: ripped off???

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    To answer your question directly, even with two...

    To answer your question directly, even with two guys, replacing an evap coil and a comp in an hour, I don't think so. Not only that, but having a bad coil and comp at the same time(short of sabatoge)...
  38. Thread: Ruud

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    If the equipment is only 10 months old just call...

    If the equipment is only 10 months old just call the installing contractor, should be covered by warranty.
  39. No that won't work, can't you just set it to a...

    No that won't work, can't you just set it to a higher set point?
  40. Its always a good idea to replace the line set...

    Its always a good idea to replace the line set unless its enclosed in a ceiling, wall, or the like.

    Not a Lennox dealer but, that XC 16 very well may qualify for the Fed tax credit which would...
  41. Thread: Labor charges?

    by bill88
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    You'll find most factory extended labor...

    You'll find most factory extended labor warranties do not cover OT charges and many do not cover diagnostics/service charges. You are also required to have regular maintenance performed.

    These are...
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    I'll tell customers that a service/diagnostic may...

    I'll tell customers that a service/diagnostic may or may not apply depending on what we find. Any good company will stand behind there work and not charge you if its related to what they did.

    They...
  43. Thread: Trane rebates.

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    The way I understand it you can not combine the...

    The way I understand it you can not combine the two. The deadline for installation is tomorrow.
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    If he finds someone willing to take a used unit,...

    If he finds someone willing to take a used unit, and yours just happens to be a match.......unlikely.

    I would not install a used piece of equipment for anyone, its just not a good idea IMHO
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    My understanding is that the liquid line is part...

    My understanding is that the liquid line is part of the metering device, I would call the Service Mng and or Mitsubishi and verify
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    Not quite sure what he means by not wired for...

    Not quite sure what he means by not wired for V/S, what would he do if it were a complete new install?

    Sounds fishy to me:confused:
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    No:eek:

    No:eek:
  48. I would research what type of equipment your...

    I would research what type of equipment your competitors are installing. If everyone on the block is offering Amana and Carrier for instance look for a comparable alternative, otherwise it becomes a...
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    Yeah, she would need a 60a circuit which is...

    Yeah, she would need a 60a circuit which is really no big deal plenty of room in the panel and a short run. I install plenty of gas and lp tankless units so I'am not worried about the actual install....
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    Because its not hot enough, why else:rolleyes: ...

    Because its not hot enough, why else:rolleyes:



    Its not for me its for a customer, she found it on line and has her little heart set on it. I tend to agree with what you say, I was just trying...
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