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    Probably not, alot of the guys I asked locally...

    Probably not, alot of the guys I asked locally said it wasnt worth it. I might try it on something at the house just to try it for curiosity, but dont think id ever try it on a customers unit.
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    Yeah you could keep the indoor unit if it is also...

    Yeah you could keep the indoor unit if it is also available in r410a. And I would have the coil changed not just the txv, the r22 oil has already circulated through the coil and it is virtually...
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    http://www.comfortdesigngroup.com/guardianair/ACHe...

    http://www.comfortdesigngroup.com/guardianair/ACHeatDuct.pdf
  4. Thread: Armaflex

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    not really the realthing works best

    not really the realthing works best
  5. Thread: Armaflex

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    Yea they still do, but its in the plumbing dept....

    Yea they still do, but its in the plumbing dept. it is a split type used for hot water lines. It will work for a while. but its styrofoam so the uv sunlight destroys it eventually.
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    [QUOTE=deejoe;4880442] You may have "beenthere...

    You may have "beenthere done that" but I dont know where you are at but here in florida we have a/c coils on top of 95% of the furnaces I see. and yes there is technicaly enough clearence between the...
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    Dude get your panties out of a wad, 1 prove...

    Dude get your panties out of a wad,
    1 prove this is not a DIYer
    2 most furnaces i see have a coil conected directly to them and the plenum to that.
    and we have all seen the problems of...
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    dont worry that was the same hype alot of techs...

    dont worry that was the same hype alot of techs were told.
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    if ibis is correct that one heck of a deal, I...

    if ibis is correct that one heck of a deal, I thought they were close in comparison, geuss mabe not.:beat:
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    The $ figure is diff for some types of equipment,...

    The $ figure is diff for some types of equipment, gas furnace with a/c gets $0, a/c sys to a/c sys get 100 or 150, a/c to h/p gets upto 350

    energy saving is alittle harder to compute it realy...
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    the warr is through TRANE and you, the original...

    the warr is through TRANE and you, the original installing company becomes your servicer, but can be transfered to any TRANE dealer.

    as for the noise the diff is mostly the outdoor, most times the...
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    Not sure about FPL but Progress Energy which...

    Not sure about FPL but Progress Energy which usualy is close to FPL gives upto $350 rebate. And there is no state rebate. The tax credit isjust as Gary described.
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    They probably have a shorted wire, turn the...

    They probably have a shorted wire, turn the system to the off position, give it about 2-3 min and see if the fan shuts off. make sure the stat is set for fan AUTO, if it does shutoff its something...
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    Not only is the efficiency better, so are the...

    Not only is the efficiency better, so are the warranties, the XR13 only has a 10yr compressor warr. where the XL15i has a 12yr warr, both have 10yr on parts. and I believe the % of savings is about...
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    Has the fan been running since install or has it...

    Has the fan been running since install or has it just started doing this?

    If since install they could have a shorted wire calling for fan all the time.

    If it just started the fan relay could...
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    Boy for a minute there I thought I was the only...

    Boy for a minute there I thought I was the only one to see it.

    Had 1 take a 4in screw and got rite through the coil.
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    Not just any screw, the correct screw in the...

    Not just any screw, the correct screw in the correct place.

    Wouldnt want to cause a problem or hissing sound.
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    Notice that you mentioned only the low end...

    Notice that you mentioned only the low end equipment, (they need to sell it somwhere).
  19. Some of us do just that "get lucky". Youd be...

    Some of us do just that "get lucky".

    Youd be surprised how manyguys I hired to find out they didn't know squat, andall they can say is thats the way they were taught,

    Its sad.

    I try to give...
  20. This is so true, all HVAC companies should do...

    This is so true, all HVAC companies should do some ductwork atleast full plenums to match the new equipment.
    To many times have I seen the hacks do a 4 piece and it hardly ever works.
    Every job I...
  21. It could be just your ductwork. Have it checked...

    It could be just your ductwork. Have it checked out for leaks, or even see about having a duct cleaning if the ducts are in good condition.
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    with out going into great detail about wiring...

    with out going into great detail about wiring (cause its not allowed) I can tell you that most calls I run I see that the installer never hooks up one or the other, but they are still the same heat...
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    It uses the same coils, the aux and emerg ht are...

    It uses the same coils, the aux and emerg ht are the same.
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    your correct about the diff types of heat, the...

    your correct about the diff types of heat, the aux is the heat strip being energized when the demand for heat is great ( like 2 - 4 deg higher than indoor temp ) it helps compensate for the demand....
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    Maybe it was a skunk that somehow sprayed the...

    Maybe it was a skunk that somehow sprayed the ductwork and the smell is just dissapating. or maybe you actually corrected a coil problem and the duct just needed to be vented.
    Who knows besides the...
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    yeh that might get by, Me I'd Void it.

    yeh that might get by, Me I'd Void it.
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    I too have had to replace a few, But have found...

    I too have had to replace a few, But have found out that most have been due to the electrical power being supplied. A few others have been due to airflow issues causing sweaty conditions insid the...
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    Yeh they probably did or do have "Smelly Sock...

    Yeh they probably did or do have "Smelly Sock Syndrome" It usually appears in the first few weeks of the heating cycle on certain heat pumps. Have a tech verify it though.
    On another note, why would...
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    The NATE exam is not bad if you have general...

    The NATE exam is not bad if you have general knowledge of the equipment and know how to fix them.
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    Maybe its just me, but take a look @ post 13 pic...

    Maybe its just me, but take a look @ post 13 pic 2 and tell if you think the return is big enough.
    Is there another return in the house that goes directly into the stand?
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    seen this in the parts house today

    anyone ever tried this product

    http://www.hvacsuperpro.com/products/Product%20Introduction.htm

    heard good things, but it was from the wholeseler you know how that goes.
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    beach, Hey wait a minute whats a matter with the...

    beach,
    Hey wait a minute whats a matter with the tek mate thats what i have originally
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    Maybe I missed it with all this reading but when...

    Maybe I missed it with all this reading but when will you be in Orlando, Iwould like to attend.
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    thanks russel it well worth the read, although I...

    thanks russel it well worth the read, although I was forced to buy the D tek per my employer, and in my opinion it aint all that, the constant sweaping motion sucks when your so close to finding a...
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    I wish I could have the H-10 but that...

    I wish I could have the H-10 but that unfortunatly is not my call, the owner of the company doesnt likethe one I have, and is offering to buy the Dtek or the Filedpiece. Hes not very persuadeable to...
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    D Tek vs Fieldpiece

    Does anyone have an opinion on which leak detector would be better for the long haul. Ive been told that the D tek Select has had alot of problems but not exactly what the problems were. The...
  37. I agree wiht Ryan the XL15i isa much better unit...

    I agree wiht Ryan the XL15i isa much better unit , but I would ask for the TCON803 instead of the 802. the 803 has humidity control setpoints
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    Congrats on your new sys, But unfortunatly I...

    Congrats on your new sys, But unfortunatly I believe your boss is mistaken the tax credit is 30% of the installed price upto 1,500. So far I havent heard of any others
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    i would still stay with what you have, even if...

    i would still stay with what you have, even if you replaced the outdoor unit now you still wouldnt have the efficiency that the units are capable of doing. the only way to get the efficiency is to...
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    i would stay with what you have for now. I hope...

    i would stay with what you have for now. I hope that by muti-speed you actually meant variable speed, If thats true we have been looking into the possibility of just replacing the r-22 coil with a...
  41. Thread: reuse

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    i stand corrected. I did not catch that he was...

    i stand corrected. I did not catch that he was reusing in the same equipment.
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    if your the president can you access that roof...

    if your the president can you access that roof and maybe get some numbers from the looks of your pic the data plate looks intact
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    What was incorrect when i got my epa cert the...

    What was incorrect when i got my epa cert the rule was recovered refridgerant could not be reused
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    have you ever had it serviced? if so look on an...

    have you ever had it serviced? if so look on an invoice and see if there is a model# and a serial# so we can help with the age
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    www.evercleangreen.com

    www.evercleangreen.com
  46. Thread: reuse

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    The driers are garbage as soon as you used them...

    The driers are garbage as soon as you used them and cut them out, as for the r410 it has to be recycled cause its no longer virgin, you cant put it into anyones equipment
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    Ever Clean Green

    I was giving an estimate earlier today on a 20I with clean effects air cleaner, the customer asked if I had ever dealt with the Ever Clean Green Filterless (yes I said FILTERLESS) air cleaner....
  48. There washable filters. why would you need 4 of...

    There washable filters. why would you need 4 of them
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    Your temps are well within range for a HP they...

    Your temps are well within range for a HP they only become inefficient in the mid to low 30's in this area. And like you said it doesnt last long, thats when the resistant heat will kick in and...
  50. YEP thats exactly what we're saying, GET THE HINT...

    YEP thats exactly what we're saying, GET THE HINT NOW!!!!!
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