Ugh, looks like the Tranes where I work. Ours still have their low volt transformers for each unit and a bunch of isolation relays mounted in random places with all the wires the same color. What a PITA when a twinning kit would have worked just fine.
The only way to stop a Trane in my parts is to buy it from Home Depot. Their installers are good for a real laugh, how about using lead free solder on a R-410a change out? I was there in the winter, there was so much dripped solder it fell into the furnace and shorted out the Honeywell ignition module. The guy used plumbing flux too, what a nasty mess. The owner called me this spring because the unit didn't seem to be dehumidifying just cooling.
They kind of screwed up installing a 4 ton Trane where the original unit was a HS18-411 Lennox a 3 ton unit which was oversized for the duct size. The reason I did not get this installation was this long time customer called a plumbing company with the same name who told him they didn't do air conditioning anymore.
I handed this back to Home Depot as it was under warranty, good luck getting that Trane out of the station.
Well I know this unit is going to last only a few years, hopefully I get the change out, if not maybe the guy will end up with a 5 ton next time. We have idiots around these parts that put in 3 tons with 90k gas furnace no matter what size the house is. These guys have also standardized their duct sizes to 6 inch flex for all duct runs not matter if they run the duct 3 stories or five feet.
Which makes more sense to you?
- turning your thermostat back and being uncomfortable. Maybe saving 5-10%
- leaving your thermostat where everyone is comfortable. Saving 30-70%
DO THE NUMBERS! Step on a HOMESCALE.
What is comfort? Well, it AIN'T just TEMPERATURE!
Energy Obese? An audit is the next step - go to BPI.org
, or RESNET
, and find an auditor near you.
Originally Posted by 5thRoot
The light green doors makes it a counter product. if the doors were dark green they would be a dealer only product.
Creepy...and about 3 blocks from my office
Originally Posted by tedkidd