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    Have a 275 gallon oil tank in basement. Used from...

    Have a 275 gallon oil tank in basement. Used from 1954 thru 1988......you remove, you may have.
  2. Thread: Jemracks

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    Jemracks

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    selling Jemrack shelving, fits full size Ford...removed from 2007 Chevy 2500 Cargo Express van.
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    some really good answers @ this thread, hope it...

    some really good answers @ this thread, hope it helps

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=7148

    :patriot:
  4. If I were in your position, I'd contact the ARI...

    If I were in your position, I'd contact the ARI and equip myself with all the publications available that specifies all the specs you are seeking. This approach would be a sure bet you design it...
  5. Thread: Leak Test Tools

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    H-10, awesome piece of equipment!

    H-10, awesome piece of equipment!
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    defrost initiation

    Robert, without knowing what specific make of heat pump you have, i'd like to keep my response general of all heat pumps.

    defrost initiation is usually controlled by cycles per time passage and...
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    condensation woes

    sputter, undergound storage tanks in residential applications are subject to the same condensation problems as are service stations dispensing gasoline. periodically, the underground tanks must have...
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    Calling Lennox

    I second the motion of calling Lennox! Hey Bob says it right, many service personal are not familiar with the Lennox platform, and many, many mistakes have been made because of that.

    Lennox...
  9. something to think about

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by physicsnerd
    [B]My new lennox 3 1/2 ton 13 seer a410 heat pump is going on the roof of my 3 story townhouse. The air handler is in the basement. I estimate the run of the...
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    the humour of it all!

    very late reading this one, but my goodness, the humour hasn't aged one iota!
  11. excellent suggestion!

    excellent suggestion!
  12. considering possibilities

    ntechnic, beenthere says it right. you would have dramatic savings by changing out to 18 SEER or higher. you might want to look into them.
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    watts of cc heater

    about 7 or less :)
  14. Thread: Superheat

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    defining superheat

    freddie, let's define what super heat is. once we thourouly understand the definition, then we can work with it.

    superheat = the number of degrees by which the unsaturated vapor (containing no...
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    good seeing ya

    Norm, good seeing ya post!
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    preferences

    tr23, myself, prefer to see 15 degree split or maybe a little less. the only time i've experienced 20 degree td, abnormally high head pressure readings were evident.
  17. Thread: Compressor ?

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    callback

    in the industry, that would qualify as a call back. the one who installed should be able to find the problem and fix.
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    all your answers

    ultima, you should find all your answers at this website

    http://www.americanmetalproducts.com/vent/amerivent/faq.htm
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    pesty dryer vents

    hkjrmd, your inspector is telling you right. the more separation you can get, the better. the hot air wouldn't be a problem, however the airborne lint particles will kill a condenser.
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    in my opinion

    jir, in my honest opinion, i believe what this all means is that we are literally running out of fossil fuels to generate electricity. i live in central indiana and our power here is produced by...
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    not cheap

    danglerb, continue being who you are. if i lived in southern CA, i'd be worse than you, i've been there and i know what's going on in the industry in your area.
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    plugging SEER into the equation

    jir, to effectively use the SEER value for calculating cooling usage, one must know the total number of BTU's transfered for the season. without going into all the math, 15 SEER unit will use 44.6%...
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    result of...

    danglerb, the oil is not circulating intentionally, it is a byproduct of compressor design. refrigeration machines (compressors) by design allow a small amount of oil to escape around the...
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    horizontal pitch

    sorethumbs, i see you've been watching and reading this forum for a few days.

    your length should present you no problem, however, be sure the horizontal run pitches in the direction of the...
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    LRA / RLA clarity

    welhan, yes, it means amps

    the LRA is 'locked rotor amps', the amperage draw of the compressor at startup.

    the RLA is 'rated load amps' the amperage draw of the compressor when it is working...
  26. Thread: Boggles my mind

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    what method ?

    i believe the design process is the most tedious, most hack jobs i've seen were thrown together with no design at all. whatsoever.
  27. Thread: Guage readings

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    ok, not ok

    uson, you'd better research superheat a little bit. pick yourself up an Alco pocket pressure-temperature chart, you will find the instructions for obtaining superheat there.
  28. Thread: Static pressure

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    checking air pressures

    you can obtain an inexpensive air meter from Dwyer to learn the art of checking static pressures, air velocities, air volume. Dwyers' 460 meter is well worth the small cost to learn the skills. ...
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    unloaders?

    ya got an unloader on that compressor? if so, perhaps your oil has found an escape route through the unloader. just a thought
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    thanks bl, i was thinking the same thing, wasn't...

    thanks bl, i was thinking the same thing, wasn't sure. what i am sure about is that currently, it is blowing thru and a lot of air is being 'thrashed', doesn't look normal to me.
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    would anyone happen to know if a Williams m/n...

    would anyone happen to know if a
    Williams m/n R62-30P1-C, s/n 24C77-AC015 condensing unit is blow thru or draw thru?
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    in agreement

    beenthere, i agree with you 100%. i felt that from the very beginning of this thread, and was hoping for jeff that would be the final outcome.
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    overlooking the simple

    clzair, i agree wholeheartedly! when simple (working) solutions are presented in this forum, seems as if many want to keep matters complex. i suppose that is one of the many reasons why i enjoy...
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    downsizing

    just a short note on 'downsizing', the correct term to 'downsizing' is 'derating'. that said, manufacturers have established parameters to derate their equipment, it's just they don't publicize the...
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    shaking and such

    now this is a very refreshing idea!
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    fear of

    you took the thoughts right out of my head! i just have a fear of expressing all i think
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    what advantage?

    in my opinion, asking a progrmmable stat to setback 1F defeats the potential savings of a programmable. that 1 differential may be out of the operating range of the stat, try 2-3 differential and...
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    gremlins lurking

    dave, how old is your house electrical system? aged electrical systems with deteriorated ground is also a leading cause of 'lights dimming' syndrome. you might want to have your entire electical...
  39. Re: Your logic is good

    i too am skeptical about solar, in so far as quality, but here is an installation that really caught my attention!

    http://www.solarhouse.com/index2.htm
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    researching sdhv systems

    here's another 2 sites for you get additional info on sdhv systems

    http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards/residential/pdfs/sdhv_pres_final.pdf

    http://www.miniduct.com/
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    living the 50's era

    ah, bringing up dollars from circa 1954! now, that is wishful thinking! :)
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    detesting fractional hp compresors!

    29) all the above would yield little or no frost on the evap, however 'all the above' is not a choice. soooo, go with the most obvious, leak in the system. no refrigerant, no refrigeration effect....
  43. Thread: Compressor LRA

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    LRA issues

    not2, i'd take the recommendation with a grain of salt. if your compressor is cycling 'on' multiple times with no problem, i'd leave alone and not worry about it. besides, there is a second side to...
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    and i only thought i'd see these conditions in...

    and i only thought i'd see these conditions in central indiana !!!!
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    pricing?

    if pricing were allowed in this forum, the forum would quickly be reduced to shambles due to the never ending flame wars. i promote leaving it as is......at least it's a working site ! (and it's...
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    self-rinsing evaporator coil cleaning solution

    self-rinsing evaporator coil cleaning solution
  47. engineering

    dream builder, you might consider locating a good commercial design engineering company to assess your needs. commercial design parameters are similar but not equal to residential. however, one fact...
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    possibilities......

    oh boy ! to think of all the possibilities.

    -defective thermostat
    -freezer/refrigerator settings not set at optimum settings
    -defective air damper, (allowing too much air into refrigerator...
  49. covering it from a thru z

    good points cem-bsee!

    just out of curiosity, ya looking for breakers?
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    don't become entrapped

    newguy, the txv tonnage needs to match the condenser tonnage. more than likely you will need to add start assist, and lastly, bad policy to compare temperatures of different units.......think about...
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