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  1. #1
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    The flex monster!!

    In my short career I've seen some hack jobs but as far as flex runs this takes the cake!

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    We've fixed a couple of noise problems at our office (exhaust fan in break room, couple of very short return-air paths) with flex duct (stuff is very good for not passing noise), but never seen an entire system done with it!!
    Dave E

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    Typical , what's the problem. This is the industry standard now. More metal than most for sure.

  4. #4
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    Garbage, and the wrong flex for attics

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    We changed out the air handlers and condensers. kinda depressing in a way. You spend time making your end of the job look good and you turn around and see this crap

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    Looks like a bunch of snakes during mating season! SNAKES in the ATTIC! "I am getting tired of these M@(*%!----", well you get the idea. On pic 2 did they only have one size of duct so made a double decker wrapped seperately?

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    Looks like DUNE 4!

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    I saw one Saturday I should have taken pics of. A 2.5 ton unit with a 12in compressed flex return and a 2ft long box on the supply with 8 4in flex ducts coming out. All loosely run and highly compressed, a true "ductopus". Evaporator had at least 6 distinctive leaks in it and the customer just wanted it topped off, what a joke.
    "If you've eliminated all other possibilities whatever remains must be the truth."

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    i do service at a house by me that makes that look like nothing we call it the snake monster i have to get a picture of it

  10. #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by nismo1 View Post
    Garbage, and the wrong flex for attics
    Whaaaa!

    now come on :
    If the attic is within 10 degrees of all running conditions
    and
    the air velocities are under 300 FPM in the ducts

    IZ GREATZ !!!

    I just gotta be objective. Follow your heart , Right?!
    Process cooling: NO COMPRESSORS Earth-Coupled since 1996
    ... however, much still needs to be hybridized energy transfer.

    CLOSED LOOP 2015 listed EER's
    even 49+ now; and "blended from low to high variable speeds" for 32deg.F ~ E-Star

    Perhaps you need a 32F Chiller/HW-Heat: buy a GEO-T Heat Pump (GHP with Heat-Recovery)
    http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?...mal_heat_pumps

    http://www.hydro-temp.com/products.html and Bosch/Carrier and AquasystemsInc.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmsmars1 View Post
    ..."ductopus"...
    and 10 ?

    squiducting an attic
    Process cooling: NO COMPRESSORS Earth-Coupled since 1996
    ... however, much still needs to be hybridized energy transfer.

    CLOSED LOOP 2015 listed EER's
    even 49+ now; and "blended from low to high variable speeds" for 32deg.F ~ E-Star

    Perhaps you need a 32F Chiller/HW-Heat: buy a GEO-T Heat Pump (GHP with Heat-Recovery)
    http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?...mal_heat_pumps

    http://www.hydro-temp.com/products.html and Bosch/Carrier and AquasystemsInc.com

  12. #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by GT1980 View Post
    Whaaaa!

    now come on :
    If the attic is within 10 degrees of all running conditions
    and
    the air velocities are under 300 FPM in the ducts

    IZ GREATZ !!!

    I just gotta be objective. Follow your heart , Right?!
    Quote Originally Posted by GT1980 View Post
    and 10 ?

    squiducting an attic
    My God, man. Where are you from? You have to tell. France? Jamaica? Istanbul?
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