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    Update: Ran the fireplace for two hours plus,...

    Update:

    Ran the fireplace for two hours plus, high flame, no fan. No change in result. Same bang heard about 20 mintues after shut down.

    Guess it's time to call the installer back or someone...
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    Thanks. The thought crossed my mind when I was...

    Thanks. The thought crossed my mind when I was typing the response. I'll do that.

    Thanks again.

    Jim
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    Update: Ran the unit on high flame with blower...

    Update:

    Ran the unit on high flame with blower on for two hours. After about 20 mintues same "bang" was heard. Will retry an longer burn time since the weather is cooler.

    Jim
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    Thanks for the tip. I did the search on the web...

    Thanks for the tip. I did the search on the web and found out what it was. Never knew it was called that but I figured that was what it was. The information says its not a serious issue. However,...
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    Thanks for the information. I was not that happy...

    Thanks for the information. I was not that happy with the installer but I will call him back. I have it timed now so I can almost predict when it happens after the unit is shut down (about 20...
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    Heat n Glow Direct Vent

    Earlier this year, I bought a display model 8000CF-Oak Heat n Glow direct vent fireplace from a local vendor to install in a new house under construction

    The unit's vent has a eight foot or so...
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    Thanks. Sparying has been compelted (primer on...

    Thanks. Sparying has been compelted (primer on all walls and ceilings). Rest will be brushed/rolled.

    If any spraying is done, the ducts will be resealed based on your feedback.
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    Yes that information helps greatly. I was trying...

    Yes that information helps greatly. I was trying to avoid those issues. We kept the supply register areas covered with plywood until the drywall and sanding was completed. We vacuum and clean...
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    Might I ask what kind of issues?

    Might I ask what kind of issues?
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    There was a load calculation done, and it was...

    There was a load calculation done, and it was verified by an independent source. I have not had the final tests on the system by the independent person, but I will.

    I did not see the manual D.
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    I undestand. Thanks for the warning.

    I undestand. Thanks for the warning.
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    Thank you. That is what I had planned on doing.

    Thank you. That is what I had planned on doing.
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    New House/New HVAC

    I am in the process of building a home. I am doing most of the work myself with the exception of plumbing, drywall, HVAC.

    My question is, the HVAC system has just been installed and made...
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    It does pass thorugh a floor and then a wall. I...

    It does pass thorugh a floor and then a wall. I have not checked for a fire block although the bill/estimate incldued two fire blocks.

    Is there some way to see them for sure?

    The vertical...
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    I checked, there are no screws. I found a copy...

    I checked, there are no screws. I found a copy of the installation manual (I have not been given a hardcopy yet). Here is what it says.

    It is acceptable to use screws no longer than 1/2 in....
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    Thanks. I'll check the manual. As I remember...

    Thanks. I'll check the manual. As I remember there are no screws. I'll inquire with the installer and check the manual.
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    Direct Vent Installation

    I had a Heat & Glow 8000CF-Oak firplace installed today. I was looking at the install for the vent and noted that the fireplace vent was supported at only one location along a 12 foot horizontal...
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    Intella Start

    Reviewing a quote for a new Bryant HVAC system. The quote includes an option for a device that is identifed as an Intella start device. It says the device "helps the unit start without pulling a...
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    Response to Airmechanical: 12,000 btu's...

    Response to Airmechanical:
    12,000 btu's difference between two different calcs?
    just out of curiosity

    what is your design temps for winter and summer [/I][/I]
    (data from HVAC Contractor)...
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    1.5 Ton Options

    I have been talking with a HVAC Contractor who has done a Manual J and provided me a quote. As part of our discussion, the contractor mentioned, when we were discussing insulation, a gentlemen who...
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    The contractor did preform a heat loss/gain...

    The contractor did preform a heat loss/gain calculation. I did as well using HVAC calc. At first our numbers did not match. We discussed this, made some changes and they matched. I intend to go...
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    Thanks FSM. I found that data but I have seen...

    Thanks FSM.

    I found that data but I have seen additional information on other units on the fourm. I did not know if I was missing something like at they the best match. I assume the last model...
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    I was leaning toward the XL20i. Have not looked...

    I was leaning toward the XL20i. Have not looked at the other one. Will do so.
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    Trane Equipment Info

    I just got my first quote for the HVAC system for my new house. I did searches to see if I could identify the units exactly but did not have any luck.

    If one you has the time and can provide me...
  25. I want to thank you all for the insight you have...

    I want to thank you all for the insight you have provided. I know it takes time to formulate replies and post them, not to mention the tiime it takes to read the posts.

    I have learned a great...
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