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    goodman quality

    My buisiness partner and i just recently returned from a trip to the goodman manufacturing plant, airfare, lodging meals, and a professionally guided fishing trip were included and all paid for by...
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    I agree with the last two posts, not a very good...

    I agree with the last two posts, not a very good install at all.
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    anything to do with carrier whether it be bryant...

    anything to do with carrier whether it be bryant or payne is not a good product, i have customers tell me they want anything but carrier in their home, that tells me alot about a product when a...
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    Just went to goodman 13 seer seminar last night...

    Just went to goodman 13 seer seminar last night to see what they are all about, and from what i could see they will be giving everyone else some competition in the near future, not saying i will push...
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    That goodman coil has a different style orrifice...

    That goodman coil has a different style orrifice ( the thing in the plastic bag, it is used to meter the refrigerant to the coil) than a trane orrifice, or does the coil have a TX valve (thermal...
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    ADP is a good quality coil, have installed a few...

    ADP is a good quality coil, have installed a few in the past, as far as warranty goes i'm not too sure as i only install them, but it's a quality product
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    on call, how many ductboard systems have you...

    on call, how many ductboard systems have you installed compared to metal systems, by the tone of your defensiveness it sound like you don't use metal at all, many postings on this site have dealt...
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    as long as they are sized corectly and installed...

    as long as they are sized corectly and installed properly there is nothing wrong with ceiling registers, don't know why you would go in the sidewall if you have a full attic to work in, seems like a...
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    Chillbilly, seems you and i are the only ones...

    Chillbilly, seems you and i are the only ones that still use metal ducts in this thread, i don't know if that means no one knows how to size and install metal or what but it is very obvious in my own...
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    Just what i figured, it's all about the sale, i...

    Just what i figured, it's all about the sale, i would turn down a job if the customer wants duct board (politely of course) but with 15 years in buisness i have never had a customer request it, as...
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    I can't believe this conversation is going on so...

    I can't believe this conversation is going on so long, if you duct board guys want me to believe that you would pick duct board over metal if offered side by side both at a comparable cost i think...
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    duct board is junk no matter how you look at...

    duct board is junk no matter how you look at it,any reasonable person would come to the conclusion that over the years of air moving at a fairly high cfm through it that it will break down and start...
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    duct board is no good if you ask me, it breaks...

    duct board is no good if you ask me, it breaks down over time and you end up blowing fibreglass all over your house and many people end up with respratory problems, you can insulate metal ducts on...
  14. Thread: VS Trane

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    why a filter drier, doesn't trane\american...

    why a filter drier, doesn't trane\american standard come with one factory installed inside the condenser
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    we use slimduct on all installs that are exposed,...

    we use slimduct on all installs that are exposed, it looks professional and is easy to use, and the customers love it, gutters are old school and don'tlook all that great, the slimduct line of...
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    never said the question was about if it's code ,...

    never said the question was about if it's code , just saying it is code where i do my work
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    In Mass it's code to run them seperately, won't...

    In Mass it's code to run them seperately, won't pass inspection if they are in the same conduit, and yes the inspectors do actually check it
  18. Around here we call it a canadian cold trap and...

    Around here we call it a canadian cold trap and it works fantastic, just like the previous posts site run it to floor level and double 90 it up and you will never have a draft unless equiptment is...
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    Just put one in last week and as baldloonie said...

    Just put one in last week and as baldloonie said only the nameplte flips over and the power pack stays the same, and yes the on \off switch is upside down but it doesn't affect the opperation of the...
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    not trying to get anyone upset, just saying at my...

    not trying to get anyone upset, just saying at my company we always change to b-vent for code reasons, and our own peice of mind
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    That furnace is a 2 pipe unit, why did they add...

    That furnace is a 2 pipe unit, why did they add combustion air for it????
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    Your models blower has a 2,000 cfm capacity on...

    Your models blower has a 2,000 cfm capacity on high speed , so since it is capable of moving 2,000 cfm you need return out of both sides, one side and bottom , or the bottom, even though you say your...
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    Me too , when we remove a furnace and install...

    Me too , when we remove a furnace and install new, we need to change the flue to all b-vent, plus in that kind of room i would put b-vent anyways
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    I install rheems all the time and on a 120,000...

    I install rheems all the time and on a 120,000 you definately need both sides , the bottom, or one side and the bottom for proper return air , and you say the noise isn't as bad with the 6" filter...
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    Here in Mass we are having trouble getting ten...

    Here in Mass we are having trouble getting ten seer stuff also, just last week i bought the last ten 2.5ton condensers my american standard dealer had, just want to be prepared for those tight...
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    I never leave lines open at all , i will cap them...

    I never leave lines open at all , i will cap them with a sweat on cap if i am leaving the job for a while, or if i am comming back the next day i at least close up the ends with tape, usually i put ...
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    Jod looks good, but two things i would have done...

    Jod looks good, but two things i would have done differently, would have used 14" pipe for the return, and would have used 6" rigid flex (buck duct) for the humidifier, other than that nice job
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    Have not heard it called pooky in years,does that...

    Have not heard it called pooky in years,does that mean i'm getting old
  29. why should they supply one based on the cost of...

    why should they supply one based on the cost of the furnace? if they can knock off a dollar at the factory ill bet it adds up to 10 or 20 when you buy it

    And as far as this statement goes i am...
  30. If you put a filer boot on the side of the...

    If you put a filer boot on the side of the furnace you are installing something the customer doesn't need, as a "professional" i try to be resonable to the customer and try to give them only what...
  31. filter rack

    How are you a hack when that is the factory supplied filter rack from american standard!, i am actually very upset that the furnaces i have been buying as of late do not come with this filter rack or...
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    Linesets

    We buy thousands of feet of copper at a time of all various sizes and it all comes plugged on both ends and charged with a small ammount of nitro, plus most linesets are a low grade copper that kinks...
  33. Thread: AC Case Coils

    by brianbrb
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    you need to have a load calc done to determine...

    you need to have a load calc done to determine your cooling size, just because you have a four ton blower doesn't mean you need four tons of cooling,put a call in to a contractor so it is done right
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    basement install

    Looks good to me , i agree that insulating after duct is up sucks but you made it look good, is that 2"FSK ,if so all the harder to look good, still not a fan of the lineset but like i said thats...
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    Like you i always leave as much room as possible...

    Like you i always leave as much room as possible for the homeowner, even when they have a 6000 square foot house with more storage than you can imagine thay always complain about attic storage loss
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    sweaty grilles

    Had this problem at a resturaunt once and found that warm air was getting in above the ceiling through a wall cavity that was letting in warm air from the kitchen area, patched hole and changed all...
  37. Thread: ruud 14 seer

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    wasn't trying to be smart or funny i just think...

    wasn't trying to be smart or funny i just think linesets look really bad thats all, but thats my opinion and your entitled to yours, i just never use them
  38. Thread: ruud 14 seer

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    Lineset looks like Sh@#, but thats just me i hate...

    Lineset looks like Sh@#, but thats just me i hate the things
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    I agree with the last post, whenever i do a job...

    I agree with the last post, whenever i do a job it is all silver flex with the silver bubble wrap, it looks really good when it is all the same, as for lineing supply duct i never do it i only do it...
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    Manual J is not always the solution for me , by...

    Manual J is not always the solution for me , by the square footage you are giving and the age of the building and how you say it seems to get cold in between cycles the one contractor you have had...
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    I've been using the bubble wrap here in mass...

    I've been using the bubble wrap here in mass since it was introuced, i think it is faster and you can do a much neater job with it,and if you want to be realistic about the cost, you concievably...
  42. Rubatex looks likes s@#$ no matter how good of a...

    Rubatex looks likes s@#$ no matter how good of a job you do and even when we absolutely had to do that we still had freeze up problems in New England, still would go up through a closet if possible
  43. I would never run that much pvc exposed to the...

    I would never run that much pvc exposed to the cold outdoor temps, better to find a closet to come up in and go through the roof from there if possible
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    return duct

    I would bet that you will find somewhere in the install manual that it tells you this furnace needs return air taken from both sides of the cabinet, one side and the bottom or the whole bottom, my...
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