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    wow.....

    wow.....
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    It sounds like he is using heat strips.

    It sounds like he is using heat strips.
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    This is because Trane uses a lower capacity first...

    This is because Trane uses a lower capacity first stage than the old Lennox units.
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    watching the meter turn is not an accruate way to...

    watching the meter turn is not an accruate way to determine power usage. Havent you been here before? Remember, you are talking about a 2 stage unit; a new two stage unit that is not comparable with...
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    I see that the air intake on your furance is not...

    I see that the air intake on your furance is not connected. Does the installer plan on doing this?
  6. Sounds normal to me.

    Sounds normal to me.
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    I think its time for you to call for some help....

    I think its time for you to call for some help. They will install the stat that you bought if you ask them to and fix whatever else is needed. YOU ARE ABOUT TO MESS UP IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY. By the...
  8. 36,000 BTU Condensor, 42,000 BTU coil

    36,000 BTU Condensor, 42,000 BTU coil
  9. Thread: Heat Pump

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    Put it on Emergency heat and call some help...

    Put it on Emergency heat and call some help before her heart (compressor) stops! This one needs the HVAC EMS.
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    22 in jackson MS

    22 in jackson MS
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    minisplits are best used when there is no room...

    minisplits are best used when there is no room for duct. Its hard to say without looking at the house, but I would think that the 2 systems would be best. Judging by your name, I presume that you are...
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    another reason to get a heat pump.

    another reason to get a heat pump.
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    it would be nice to see a 90+ duel-fuel there. ...

    it would be nice to see a 90+ duel-fuel there.

    I think you can tell the home owner that their gas bill is going to go down; crap that thing is a beast.
  14. A new heat pump will work well in your area. I am...

    A new heat pump will work well in your area. I am not sure what you have heard, but I wouldnt think anything of it. HP's deliver much warmer air than they used to plus it can cost about a third of...
  15. City, he doesnt have a heat pump. I would use...

    City, he doesnt have a heat pump.

    I would use the set-back. Staging does not effect the effciecy of the furnace.
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    The controls (w2 from heat pump) may not be wired...

    The controls (w2 from heat pump) may not be wired correctly. but still the t-stat should bring on the aux heat if temp in house drops. most Carrier t-stats have a lock-out feature; it may need to be...
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    26,000 BTU in a 585sqf area seems a little hight...

    26,000 BTU in a 585sqf area seems a little hight to me. A 1.5 ton split system heat pump and 5kw heat strip will most likely do the trick. If there is no room available for an air handler, you should...
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    Sounds like you need some back-up. Call a tech.

    Sounds like you need some back-up. Call a tech.
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    How many floors? Is there a place to install duct?

    How many floors? Is there a place to install duct?
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    I would stick with Three phase..... efficency...

    I would stick with Three phase..... efficency isnt everything. The unit will cost less and last longer if you choose to go back with three phase.
  21. are you sure about that your gas rate? That seems...

    are you sure about that your gas rate? That seems really low. Electric is about right.
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    City, that sounds like a good idea. 73 degrees...

    City,

    that sounds like a good idea. 73 degrees is really warm; have them check the charge on the system also. What brand is the system?
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    City, a varible speed air Handler will fix the...

    City, a varible speed air Handler will fix the cold air problem.
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    running more means that its using more power,...

    running more means that its using more power, right?

    Everything sounds fine to me.
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    IF its a 2 stage unit, it is going to run almost...

    IF its a 2 stage unit, it is going to run almost all of the time. It gains effceincy by running at a low capicity for extented periods( usually all day).
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    Where are you loacted in the south? Here is...

    Where are you loacted in the south?

    Here is Mississippi, electric furnaces are very common and are, in some areas, less expensive to operate than natural gas or propane units. This is because of...
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    If it is cooling the house, what is the problem?...

    If it is cooling the house, what is the problem?
    its a 19 Seer unit; thats like 40 MPG!

    [Edited by peytonc2682 on 10-10-2006 at 10:39 PM]
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    a smaller unit running constantly is more eff....

    a smaller unit running constantly is more eff. than a larger unit cycling. I think that unit is 2 stage, so it is going to run most of the time; air temp should not change but rather the volume of...
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    schmuck, what you said about electric resistence...

    schmuck, what you said about electric resistence is also true for this area of Mississippi. Propane is over $2.00 in the summer, and Entergy's rates are about $0.08. natural gas is not available is...
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    You are right, the heat pump and the furance...

    You are right, the heat pump and the furance should NEVER operate at the same time. It needs to be set up like a dual-fuel system, even though it is not. Either a duel fuel thermostat, proper wiring...
  31. I am in south Mississippi and I see this problem...

    I am in south Mississippi and I see this problem all of the time. The damage to your ducts was caused by humidity! There is no doubt about that. You need to have the duct replaced with metal pipe. If...
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    Heating does not remove humidity the same way...

    Heating does not remove humidity the same way that a/c does. Set backs in the heating mode will not effect humidity by much.

    [Edited by peytonc2682 on 08-30-2006 at 09:13 AM]
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    Do not put flex under a beach house!!!!! Also 8"...

    Do not put flex under a beach house!!!!! Also 8" pipe will not fit into an 8 1/4" space. 7" will barely make it. If the house is 40x28, why would you need a 3.5 ton system? Do you have lots of...
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    A complete change out is not a bad Idea. By...

    A complete change out is not a bad Idea. By changing out the the system, you will have a better and more reliable system. Talk to him about about a Carrier or Trane. They are both make really good...
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    I think that they would notice that the meter was...

    I think that they would notice that the meter was missing. I have no need to do that anyway.... had cellulose insulated added in the attic this winter (about 12 inches on top of 6 inches of...
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    can I do my meter base the same way?

    can I do my meter base the same way?
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    just wire it to stay energized off the unit...

    just wire it to stay energized off the unit transformer just like it would be normally. There is no need for another transformer. also, when a hp is in cooling mode the rv stays energized; usually...
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    You do not want to find yourself without A/C on...

    You do not want to find yourself without A/C on the warmest day of the summer. But then again it will not be in your best interest to invest in a high eff. system. I doubt that the unit needs to be...
  39. for some reason I doubt that he was a tech ...

    for some reason I doubt that he was a tech

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    I DON'T KNOW HOW TO CHARGE IT BACK, BECAUSE IT HAS ONLY ONE SERVICE VALVE ON THE LOW SIDE.

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    I CHARGE IT IN GAS OR LIQUID WITH THE M/C...
  40. How about a 2-ton 2 stage? In normal operation it...

    How about a 2-ton 2 stage? In normal operation it will only provide 1 ton but will give 2 tons if needed. Also is available in a HP.
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    Dont condemn the tech because the owner does know...

    Dont condemn the tech because the owner does know what he/she is talking about.
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    Did you ever get your Furance to work correctly?

    Did you ever get your Furance to work correctly?
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    This tread has to be a record.....

    This tread has to be a record.....
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    Naw, its not dirty, I bet its just low on...

    Naw, its not dirty, I bet its just low on ANTIFREEZE.
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    Its mainly just the stat. It costs more to...

    Its mainly just the stat. It costs more to manufacture mechanical stats with this feature so there fore they are not installed as often. Most good digital stats will have it; it is a good thing to...
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    Waxing the units, unbelievable. Very pleasing to...

    Waxing the units, unbelievable. Very pleasing to the eye of the customer I bet. A good idea too.
  47. DUDE! IT should be asked in the pros form. Lots...

    DUDE! IT should be asked in the pros form. Lots of Home owners try to make out like they know something so that they can attempt to do things themselves. When some one asks about technical stuff and...
  48. Are you qualified to be doing that?

    Are you qualified to be doing that?
  49. Do you want to spend more now or later? If you...

    Do you want to spend more now or later?

    If you decide to go with a heat pump you will have to spend a little more than with electric strips, but a heat pump costs less to operate and will pay for...
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    Sounds like your old furance was closer to the...

    Sounds like your old furance was closer to the needed BTU. If it was raising temp by 1 degree per hour at -10, then it was sized about right. A properly sized unit will run constantly in extreme...
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