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    Yep, install an automatic control with outdoor...

    Yep, install an automatic control with outdoor temp sensor.
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    Type of heat doesn't. But sometimes on forced...

    Type of heat doesn't. But sometimes on forced air. When a new system is put in. An air leak in the duct occurs, causing the humidity to change.

    Plus, it these people were new tenants, they may...
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    Might want to contact this member also. ...

    Might want to contact this member also.

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/member.php?30409-dan-sw-fl
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    Down load the performance tech sheets of either...

    Down load the performance tech sheets of either the brand that is installed, or from Goodman's website. And should them what the temp difference is that it should be doing at that outdoor temp.
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    Next time on a call like that. Check indoor...

    Next time on a call like that. Check indoor humidity. it may be that the humidity is too low. A lot of older people are cold when its 72 to 76 in the house, but the humidity is low.
  6. 3 pounds on a 66 foot line set on a 3 ton? Might...

    3 pounds on a 66 foot line set on a 3 ton? Might be a pound over charged. Depending on coil match up.

    Line set and coil probably should have been blown out with nitrogen. Just putting nitrogen in...
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    Maytag doesn't make central A/Cs. Nordyne bought...

    Maytag doesn't make central A/Cs. Nordyne bought the license to use the name. They're good units, Nordyne's higher end brand.

    As Joey said, beware of contractors that belittle or bash other...
  8. Its a comfort thermostat. So if it determined...

    Its a comfort thermostat. So if it determined that the temp was rising fast in second stage. It will go down to first stage so it has a longer run time. This is to prevent short cycling.

    Many...
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    Don't need an EPA cert to buy a package unit, or...

    Don't need an EPA cert to buy a package unit, or a split system unit.

    A home owner can buy a Rheem on line.

    If a contractor does the install, Rheem warranty is intack. Goodman voids warranty...
  10. Aux heat is suppose to be working with the heat...

    Aux heat is suppose to be working with the heat pump.

    10KW is 34,130 BTUs of heat. Thats more then the heat pump can output on a 60 degree day. So there may be something wrong, or not wired right...
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    Around here we install them. Not any different...

    Around here we install them. Not any different then doing a boiler.
  12. When its 27 to 32 degrees outside. The suction...

    When its 27 to 32 degrees outside. The suction shouldn't be around 100. Between 70 and 90 depending on outdoor temp, and indoor air flow.

    Your system may be slightly low on charge, or have a...
  13. Made in the sixteenth week of 2001.

    Made in the sixteenth week of 2001.
  14. Thread: Average wage

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    Your near Rochester, pay is higher in your area...

    Your near Rochester, pay is higher in your area then many others. So I doubt your pay scale gives you a good idea what otehr areas are or should be paying.
  15. The humidifier could have been installed on the...

    The humidifier could have been installed on the return. And the bypass duct then ran down over and then up to the supply plenum/trunk.

    The humidistat is probably being cooled by the cold garage...
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    Goodman doesn't sell direct to installers. They...

    Goodman doesn't sell direct to installers. They sell to distributors. Its the distributor you should talk to, and complain about.
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    Or an under sized return and or supply.

    Or an under sized return and or supply.
  18. Sorry for misleading you at first.

    Sorry for misleading you at first.
  19. Sorry, my bad. forgot which stat we're talking...

    Sorry, my bad. forgot which stat we're talking about. You would need an outdoor unit. or at least its control board.
  20. Nope. You need an outdoor temp sensor installed...

    Nope. You need an outdoor temp sensor installed to have automatic control of the humidifier. Don't need to have central A/c to have an outdoor temp sensor. Whoever told you that, either didn't know...
  21. Thread: Average wage

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    11 years experience. Depends how good you are...

    11 years experience. Depends how good you are after that 11 years. Years alone doesn't make a good tech.
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    Looks like they removed the line from the reg to...

    Looks like they removed the line from the reg to the coupling of the copper line. And screwed in a cap/plug.
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    Don't run the space heaters when no one is there....

    Don't run the space heaters when no one is there. other then that. No other safety problem.
  24. Do you have the outdoor temp sensor connected....

    Do you have the outdoor temp sensor connected. Its needed for automatic mode.
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    There is a way a tech can tell.

    There is a way a tech can tell.
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    I've been following, just not posting.

    I've been following, just not posting.
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    An 8 footer might be 4000 watts.

    An 8 footer might be 4000 watts.
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    No, you won't be able to tell.

    No, you won't be able to tell.
  29. Better to let the thermostat control staging.

    Better to let the thermostat control staging.
  30. Adding insulation, will save money year after...

    Adding insulation, will save money year after year.

    Going with a larger furnace, will use more gas year after year.
  31. It may be the morning that it goes back to first...

    It may be the morning that it goes back to first stage. it is recovering fast enough that the stat decides second stage is not needed. Based on its PID logic/programming.
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    50 foot is a bit of a long run. But if sized...

    50 foot is a bit of a long run. But if sized right, it will work.
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    In cooling mode, your only cooling the home 12...

    In cooling mode, your only cooling the home 12 degrees cooler then the outside. I bet in heating mode. If you were only heating the house 12 degrees warmer then outside, it would heat much faster.
  34. The stat has to be installed in business mode to...

    The stat has to be installed in business mode to have the ability to do an early temp ramp up.

    When it finishes recovery in second stage. Does the heat come back on shortly afterwards.
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    It would only run half as much time. But would...

    It would only run half as much time. But would use basically the same amount of electric.
  36. Can't go further into to DIY diagnostics, as this...

    Can't go further into to DIY diagnostics, as this is not a DIY site.
  37. Its done for.

    Its done for.
  38. Best to set it and forget it on a heat pump with...

    Best to set it and forget it on a heat pump with electric aux heat.

    Only time that set back can save, is if its above heat pump balance point temp. And the aux heat is locked out. But if its 2...
  39. Loose wire. or the wires may be ran near line...

    Loose wire. or the wires may be ran near line voltage wires that are influencing the controllers.
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    IMC prohibits a ducted system from serving both...

    IMC prohibits a ducted system from serving both the house and a garage. You would need to remove the car garage door and frame that area out that a car can not be pulled into it.

    Is your average...
  41. An hour to go from 58 to 68 is not bad, unless it...

    An hour to go from 58 to 68 is not bad, unless it was only 58 outside.
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    5KW strip heater = 17,065 BTUs in an hour. And of...

    5KW strip heater = 17,065 BTUs in an hour. And of course uses 5KWs of electric.
    10KW strip heater = 17,065 BTUs in 1/2 hour. And of course uses 5KWs of electric.

    Only way there would be any...
  43. Bearings may be seized.

    Bearings may be seized.
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    Everyone else around here charges.

    Everyone else around here charges.
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    Harold Goodman bought the Janitrol brand. And...

    Harold Goodman bought the Janitrol brand. And kept the brand name for recognition.

    Goodman bought Amana. Amana didn't buy them.
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    If its who I think it is. I have already...

    If its who I think it is.

    I have already called the branch I was near. The on call guy logged into their system, found that his branch didn't have the part. But another branch a little further a...
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    Pipe it up like in the bottom drawing. The way...

    Pipe it up like in the bottom drawing.

    The way its piped now prevents the second and third boilers from being able to go to high fire for long.
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    Its 80,000 BTUs.

    Its 80,000 BTUs.
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    Oh, thats right. That was their supposed...

    Oh, thats right. That was their supposed modulating furnace, wasn't it.
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    Could be miss wired, or could be an incorrect...

    Could be miss wired, or could be an incorrect setting in the thermostat.
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