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    Thanks Shop, for the timely response. To answer...

    Thanks Shop, for the timely response. To answer your question its mainly temp. split. In heat mode about 12 degrees at 47 outdoors and unfortunately about the same in a/c at 90 outdoors.
    The...
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    Elbows & Linesets

    Hello All, Just curious if 90's in a lineset can affect efficiency. A 2 ton unit at my girls home has 4 elbows in a 35' run on the suction line.
    Had it serviced in the winter ( not the best time...
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    Thank You, Thank You, LK Sir, Today while I was...

    Thank You, Thank You, LK Sir, Today while I was there I turned the heat off, the AH fan on, a therm in the supply read exactly the same as return air at grille. So the return isn't sucking cold attic...
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    Good evening, Took everyones advise & had a tech...

    Good evening, Took everyones advise & had a tech out yesterday. Not the best of days for service ( around 35 degrees ambient ). By the gauges the unit wasn't low, he said if anything it had to much...
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    Thanks Kanga, For your timely response. Monday I...

    Thanks Kanga, For your timely response. Monday I started this endeavor with temps near the same as today (35). The HP wouldn't keep up (aux. would kick in). Today, after sealing the ducts, 36 bags...
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    Kanga, I took an accurate temp at a coil today....

    Kanga, I took an accurate temp at a coil today. Suction line was 106 degrees @ 35 degrees ambient with a 13 degree temp rise. If the online data is correct I should have a 20 degree TR even with a 10...
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    Chris, Yes confident about the strip TR, & yes...

    Chris, Yes confident about the strip TR, & yes fan speed is same strip or HP. Thanks
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    LK & Medic, True airflow is unknown, but I did...

    LK & Medic,
    True airflow is unknown, but I did go to emerg. heat w/10k strips and had a 39 degree TR. With that known info I looked up the online heating data which was 22k btu. @ 47 amb. A lil...
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    Kanga, Thanks for your reply. Didn't have a good...

    Kanga, Thanks for your reply. Didn't have a good therm. for the suction line but I'll get it tomorrow and repost. It was hot very hot all you could do to keep your hand on it.
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    Temp Rise Question

    Good Evening,
    I've spent a couple of days at my daughters trying to lower her elec. bill. Sealing attic ductwork, more insulation etc. I caught the outdoor temp. @ 47 this morning so I checked the...
  11. Thread: THPRE

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    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum, and only Pro members that have been vetted by the AOPC may post advise, commentary, or ask questions of the OP here. Please apply to the AOPC today, thank you.
    ...
  12. Thread: Aprilaire 600

    by MrDodge
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    Could the winter/summer draft door on unit be in...

    Could the winter/summer draft door on unit be in the
    closed position?
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    James, Glad to hear you got most of your issues...

    James,
    Glad to hear you got most of your issues resolved. Sounds as
    though you found a good tech to troubleshoot it. (all the
    different areas he brought to your attention.) Good Luck
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    James, Does your new unit eventually satisfy the...

    James, Does your new unit eventually satisfy the stat? The reason I ask is my unit kicked on about 9 pm Thurs. then shut off Fri. around 11 am. yes 14 hrs. straight. But it did maintain temp.
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    As far as RH I don't really understand it either,...

    As far as RH I don't really understand it either, other than colder air can't
    hold as much moisture as warmer air. Another rule of thumb I've read is if there's condensation on your windows you have...
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    Info I've read about indoor RH Outdoor Temp ...

    Info I've read about indoor RH
    Outdoor Temp Desired RH
    40 & Above 45%
    30 40%
    20 35%
    10 ...
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    James Welcome, there is a vast amount of...

    James Welcome, there is a vast amount of knowledge on this forum I'm sure someone will come up with some ideas. Although I'm only a homeowner interested in HVAC some points I'd like to make are;
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    ICan, you & Been & a few others have been talking...

    ICan, you & Been & a few others have been talking waaayy over my head for a few days now. If you don't mind me asking, how much do you think my utility co. charged me per hr. to heat my home at that...
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    Bud, To answer your question I'm not sure it is...

    Bud, To answer your question I'm not sure it is cheaper to run that low. I was just amazed the unit could keep up being that cold outside. I realize I haven't factored in the strip usage during timed...
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    To be fair last night was an anomaly at my house....

    To be fair last night was an anomaly at my house. Although bitter cold there was no wind at all, nothing, dead calm. When the wind blows it changes everything here I get it from all sides.
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    Thanks Been, for chiming in. I thought I was...

    Thanks Been, for chiming in. I thought I was doing the math correctly last night and were surprised to see the contradiction this morning. And you gotta admit $.16 an hr. to stay warm is pretty...
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    ICanHas, You are correct my heating data lists...

    ICanHas, You are correct my heating data lists 1.9kw ( i added per hr.) You're spot on about the COP data. I pay about $.085 per kwh for elec. which I always thought equated to 1.9kw x $.085 = $.16...
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    A Heat Pump Amazes Me!

    A bit of info I think worth sharing. Too cold to work tomorrow, nothing on tv, its 9 degrees outside & winds are calm. I've watched my thermostat for 3 hours and it has maintained setpoint with no...
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    Good Evening, If I were you I would seal all...

    Good Evening, If I were you I would seal all leaky areas because just as much heated air is leaving your home as cold air is coming in. Sealing your home would save you money & you'd be a lot more...
  25. DC, I'll start off with (I'm in no way a Pro) but...

    DC, I'll start off with (I'm in no way a Pro) but I have been in your shoes.
    I to have had indoor RH problems in cold weather, and based on the wisdom
    of the pros on this board the largest single...
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