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    Wow some of these posts are all over the place. ...

    Wow some of these posts are all over the place. He used .05 friction rate per 100 foot of duct not .5 static. Like dash said. you cannot use rules of thumbs for sizing ductwork as you should not use...
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    Ive also checked heat rise method and esp and i...

    Ive also checked heat rise method and esp and i also find the rise method to be accurate. I enjoy checking airflow the proplem is what to do with your results. It is a shame the more is not done with...
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    I have a craftsman electrical tote. Has plastic...

    I have a craftsman electrical tote. Has plastic compartment underneath for wire nuts and screws and stuff. I carry all the main tools that you need also has a little pouch for jumper wires. Meter and...
  4. I do use a dual manometer and i also have seen...

    I do use a dual manometer and i also have seen what was said above pressure will change a little bit when you remove cap drops a little bit. I do reference the burner box when is check my gas...
  5. It can be designed with both however it is...

    It can be designed with both however it is uncommon for systems to be designed with two seperate filters. Chances are your system doesnt have enough static pressure available for both filters.
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    I think the tech did a good inspection for you if...

    I think the tech did a good inspection for you if he found all these proplems for you. You always want to go with oem specs on there units. If someone used a inferior evap coil on your ac system and...
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    Ive used fieldpiece for years for hvac they work...

    Ive used fieldpiece for years for hvac they work great. I have a sc66 i believe ive had for 8 years. I just bought a year ago a hs35 with ability to remotely read amps. At my last job i had purchased...
  8. Thread: leak detector

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    I bought the tekmate cheaper version and compared...

    I bought the tekmate cheaper version and compared to h10 and it found leaks better then old 10.
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    We are seeing all new ones without plugs.

    We are seeing all new ones without plugs.
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    Its the secondary drain line have seen it already...

    Its the secondary drain line have seen it already on a quite a few installs. Secondary line is not much higher then primary and water will leak out take of plastic cover piece and youll notice no...
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    I disagree with some that said insulation is at...

    I disagree with some that said insulation is at fault. If a proper manual j was done then system would be sized properly for the load that exists and would cool the home. Now if he wants a lower...
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    It always better to match up what you have to ari...

    It always better to match up what you have to ari specs so you know what your getting from you system especially with a heat pump. If the new heat pump is a match to what you have inside and they can...
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    Chances are your ductwork was to small for a 4...

    Chances are your ductwork was to small for a 4 ton system let alone a 5 ton system. The variable speed will help but at what cost? Ask them to take static reading of your system then post results.
  14. Thread: Jobs

    by djk4502
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    Is there any company out there that wants service...

    Is there any company out there that wants service techs that are eager to learn and willing to learn and do things right and evaluate there techs so they know what they know and just assume because...
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    Reading some of your posts some off you guys get...

    Reading some of your posts some off you guys get a good deal i dont we get 150 a year and boss used to replace what broke now he says of us that have good tools that there to expensive for him to...
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    Every call i go on that is low on refrigerant...

    Every call i go on that is low on refrigerant charge i offer homeowner ever option they have one leak search and try to find leak. If leak is found your probably going to have to replace one of your...
  17. Thread: disappointment

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    Most of us cant even speak english lol.

    Most of us cant even speak english lol.
  18. I liked cased coils the are easy to access to...

    I liked cased coils the are easy to access to check evap coil and condensate drain.
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    YOu only need the 2200 media and sounds like...

    YOu only need the 2200 media and sounds like system is lacking return air.
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    Your ac cools your house to 57 in 91 degree...

    Your ac cools your house to 57 in 91 degree weather. So much for manual j. Your ac must be grossly oversized and your power consumption must make the electric company happy. I couldnt imagine what...
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    What kinda of system is it. We have hundreds of...

    What kinda of system is it. We have hundreds of water source heat pumps installed and serviced with yearly contracts. Where does your water come from is it treated we have convents and nursing homes...
  22. Hey norm what about if the lines are soft...

    Hey norm what about if the lines are soft soldered instead of brazed. Some manufactures only want brazed and some say soft solder is ok. They have more of a issue with the flux used with soft solder...
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    New contruction is a bad deal all around. Its a...

    New contruction is a bad deal all around. Its a cut throat market where majority of the time low bid wins. Its good you had a choice of contractors. Trane is good equipment if installed properly. I...
  24. Thread: Goodman

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    I totally disagree with those that say all...

    I totally disagree with those that say all equipment is the same. Goodman was and is marketed for the lower end market. Thats how they got so many units sold because there cheap. Why dont they come...
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    Nobody has controls like carrier does with there...

    Nobody has controls like carrier does with there infinity controls there technology is top notch. The things you can do with that infinity control is awesome. I dont agree with a simple humidistat...
  26. I agree this guy doesnt know what hes talking...

    I agree this guy doesnt know what hes talking about he is confusing static pressure with friction rate. Why go thru and do a more complicated version of static regain then use manual d. He uses .10...
  27. Thread: Bad Install??

    by djk4502
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    Also just noticed its a heat pump so you will...

    Also just noticed its a heat pump so you will also lose heat as this suction line is your discharge line in heating and should be sized properly.
  28. Thread: Bad Install??

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    You will have a reduction in capacity with a...

    You will have a reduction in capacity with a reduction in suction line. It is always best to go with the manufactures line size from condensing unit. The reduction is capacity is small but there is a...
  29. Thread: sweating duct

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    What about a duct sock?

    What about a duct sock?
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    Use cold unless using on heat pump.

    Use cold unless using on heat pump.
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    Seems like that run may be the least of your...

    Seems like that run may be the least of your concerns if your hvac system took so little planning.
  32. We have all kinds of new units for carrier i was...

    We have all kinds of new units for carrier i was in warehouse today looking for circulating pump and we have probably 20 or 30 new ac and heat pump. Different design for sure. I dont know if...
  33. Thread: HRV

    by djk4502
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    15 cfm per person for residential and 20 cfm for...

    15 cfm per person for residential and 20 cfm for commericial or like said above .35 ach.
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    Trane equipment is a long time fix. Where as...

    Trane equipment is a long time fix. Where as goodman is a builders model. All products are not the same there is a big difference between the xb product line and xv product line of trane. So there is...
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    Everyone should agree as with manual j manual d...

    Everyone should agree as with manual j manual d is the standard by which duct should be sized. You cannot figure out friction rate of system without figuring your esp and your tel of your ductwork....
  36. Thread: Circuit boards

    by djk4502
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    Power in power out thats the best way to check a...

    Power in power out thats the best way to check a board.
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    Look at installation instructions supplied with...

    Look at installation instructions supplied with boiler will show proper way to plumb in lines like guys said above. Call contractor back out before warranty is up.
    What a shame an ultra boiler that...
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    How many digital tsats are you guys actually...

    How many digital tsats are you guys actually replacing we have 9 techs and barely ever change out a bad stat just change out for programming or get rid of old t87 mercury stat.
  39. Thread: fan speed

    by djk4502
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    I have acca manuals S D J good information on...

    I have acca manuals S D J good information on sizing and selection and of residential units.
  40. Thread: HVAC Dilema

    by djk4502
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    The seer rating you achieve with a paticular unit...

    The seer rating you achieve with a paticular unit is with a matching system its always best to match indoor and outdoor unit. So if seer rating and actual btu output is important to you then you...
  41. Anyone have a link about this ruud modulating...

    Anyone have a link about this ruud modulating furnaces like to know what there all about.
  42. Thread: inducer motor

    by djk4502
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    A tux is a two pipe furnace if only one pipe is...

    A tux is a two pipe furnace if only one pipe is connected it really should have both pipes connected. It would bring combustion air from outside not inside your home. If not possible to run pipe...
  43. Thread: new home

    by djk4502
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    There is no doubt every manufacture has its...

    There is no doubt every manufacture has its proplem with bad contractors. So according to your thinking everthing is the same. All electronic leak detectors work the same all drills works the same...
  44. Thread: new home

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    I know for sure u cant buy trane carrier or...

    I know for sure u cant buy trane carrier or lennox unless your a dealer here. Goodman anyone can buy it anywhere. I work for carrier and lennox dealer i cant even buy carrier without going thru...
  45. Thread: fan speed

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    The proplem is though with a higher heating speed...

    The proplem is though with a higher heating speed then cooling is sizing the ductwork what do u size the ductwork for to big in cooling or to small in heating? All manufactures have a heat rise for...
  46. Thread: cold upstairs

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    Do u have the same single pane windows on the...

    Do u have the same single pane windows on the first floor of the home as u do on the second u said u had plastic on 2nd floor windows. Heat rises so somewhere your losing your heat on that second...
  47. Thread: Heil Systems

    by djk4502
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    Proper installation is the most important but...

    Proper installation is the most important but equipment history,service, tech support, ablitity to get parts enginering going into the equipment. Alot of times with some equipment the tech support...
  48. Thread: new home

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    I think its good that goodman is changing its...

    I think its good that goodman is changing its line to a better product. But until they stop selling to the public and letting anyone with cash buy a unit and install in there on home or someone...
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    I thought the formula for rpm to static pressure...

    I thought the formula for rpm to static pressure is rpm2 new divided by rpm old that ratio times itself then times original static pressure gives you new esp.
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    Ive checked aaons website but little details...

    Ive checked aaons website but little details offered anyone know where i can get info on trouble shooting and sequence of operation on a gasfired make up air unit with mod 2 gas controls. It has...
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