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    This probably wont work!

    I was in a crawlspace yesterday and saw this. Horizontal coil, condensate line piped for vertical. This should be common sense, yet i've seen it more than once.
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    That's to keep muck from growing in the condensate pump.
    If more government is the answer, then it's a really stupid question.

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    how did it never leak onto the ceiling?
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    Make fun of my profession, but dang it, I save lives.

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    It can't leak onto the ceiling when it's in a crawl space

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    what am I not seeing?

    Is that pipe dumping onto the floor and not into the pump?
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    No, it's piped into the primary drain of the upright position.

    I guess if he had put it in the drain on the bottom, he would have to change the length of the PVC drop. And we know how hard that stuff is to cut!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pacnw View Post
    what am I not seeing?

    Is that pipe dumping onto the floor and not into the pump?
    Its piped to where it should be if its a vertical install. Where it is now, it will overflow out of the pan before it reaches the drain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jakeesspoo View Post
    It can't leak onto the ceiling when it's in a crawl space
    DOH!!!
    I repair air conditioners to keep people cool when it's 110+ degrees outside.
    I repair heaters so people don't freeze to death.
    I shut down furnaces that are unsafe to operate.
    Make fun of my profession, but dang it, I save lives.

    We're awl pawthetic and kweepy and can't get giwrls. That's why we fight wobots.

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    common sense is not that common.


    but that's the hole that was open
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    Quote Originally Posted by dandyme View Post
    common sense is not that common.


    but that's the hole that was open
    If the manufacturer left that one open it must be the right one to use....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DLZ Dan View Post
    No, it's piped into the primary drain of the upright position.

    I guess if he had put it in the drain on the bottom, he would have to change the length of the PVC drop. And we know how hard that stuff is to cut!
    Lol. Thats a lot of work!

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    Hahahaha. Priceless

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    Quote Originally Posted by chaard View Post
    how did it never leak onto the ceiling?
    The floor is in the way....
    If more government is the answer, then it's a really stupid question.

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