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    Sorry should have clarified. Not the inside of...

    Sorry should have clarified. Not the inside of the secondary. The whole furnace needs a vacuum cleaning from all the dust and dirt it is literally everywhere.


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    Itíll be getting replaced. It has an eve app leak...

    Itíll be getting replaced. It has an eve app leak secondary heat exchanger needs clean blower housing needs pulled in clean. Itís the carrier furnace under the secondary heat exchanger glue recall so...
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    No filter no problem

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210723/ed4b9ed6d5dc9769a742a1fc2a50eeed.jpg
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  4. How many thermostat do you have? Sent from...

    How many thermostat do you have?


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  5. I believe the gsxc16 is the two stage unit yours...

    I believe the gsxc16 is the two stage unit yours is just single stage. Do you have two outside units or just 1?

    A tech can change the fan speed to remove more moisture but he will need to watch...
  6. Is the 500sqft per Ton rule bad? Why or why not

    Did an evap replacement 3 weeks ago. They were not home but at the lake. Set the stat to 80 when gone. They came home July 5th and it was 94 here which is +4 over our design. They called saying the...
  7. You mean 400 sqft? I have nothing against 400 cfm...

    You mean 400 sqft? I have nothing against 400 cfm per ton


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  8. My dads house was built super insulated with 8í...

    My dads house was built super insulated with 8í ceiling he was 1000 sqft per ton. Iím doing a new house and itís built only to the required standards and has 12í ceilings and a wall of glass facing...
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    Leak seal to the rescue

    Walk up to find this.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210716/f854ef2de90b8e789abbe2dad103f1d8.jpg

    Thinking to myself the darn hack was to lazy to even throw his trash away. Must have been...
  10. Iím interested to hear the outcome of this. This...

    Iím interested to hear the outcome of this. This doesnít make sense that they couldnít spot that within minutes of gauging up to the unitÖ.

    Is there a member on here close we can get to this unit...
  11. 3Ē of that coil is not getting proper airflow the...

    3Ē of that coil is not getting proper airflow the way it sits on the furnace. Surprised Lennox does not have a transition they recommend. I try and do a 6Ē piece on every unit that has space, even if...
  12. Wonder if there is an inverted trap at the top of...

    Wonder if there is an inverted trap at the top of the lines like speced in many installs where evap is above compressor.

    Wonder if the comp is not getting oil back?


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    As in like lean manufacturing I believe is what...

    As in like lean manufacturing I believe is what he is referring too. Like lean six sigma


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  14. One supply house said donít even bother asking...

    One supply house said donít even bother asking for it cause it ainít coming till next yearÖ.
    Johnstone is hot and miss on size and r


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    New construction duct boots

    Looking at the Speedi boot as it gives place to sink screws after rock is on. Pinch on the expensive side.

    Anyone using anything else besides just throwing the boot next to a truss and putting 2...
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    Unprecedented hot week here.

    They have graphs that show the temp changes over the last 250k years. They pull ice core samples in the Arctic and they can determine what the temp was each year based on how much sediment is in the...
  17. Thread: Question

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    Only unless itís for a little plastic anchor....

    Only unless itís for a little plastic anchor. Anything above that Iím busting out at least the 18v.


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  18. Thread: Question

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    Here these for brick and cinder block only. ...

    Here these for brick and cinder block only.

    https://www.diamondproducts.com/products/coring?cat=449


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  19. Thread: Question

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    If it is cinder block or brick only, diamond cut...

    If it is cinder block or brick only, diamond cut ( or maybe diamond core) make a bit that will attach to a right angle grinder and will eat through it in no time.

    If your doing poured concrete...
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    Been completely swamped the last 3 weeks and a...

    Been completely swamped the last 3 weeks and a customer called and wanted to schedule a pm. Okay weíll get you. Calls 4 days later ac not working but not emergency cause it serves the half of the...
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    Goodman with a broad ocean. Seen it once on a...

    Goodman with a broad ocean.
    Seen it once on a carrier about 5 years ago


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    Iím done reply to post here

    Karma twice last week from this place.

    First was only put in a evap then the compressor died a year later.
    Yep I got one of this last week.

    Then a broad ocean motor in a Goodman. Yep that...
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    Yíall need to take your heat and keep it on the...

    Yíall need to take your heat and keep it on the west coast. Your about to hit here and I really donít want it.


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    In school for the brazing bending flaring project...

    In school for the brazing bending flaring project I didnít debur and there was a little tit. It smashed into the flare and made it a super PITA to seal. So yes you should debur.

    Or get the spin...
  25. Dan, being new construction shouldnít the r of...

    Dan, being new construction shouldnít the r of the walls be higher? Not sure what Florida codes are but up here weíre at r21 minimum for walls and I think 38 or 40 for ceilings.


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    Here is one. Point 14. But I donít think this is...

    Here is one. Point 14. But I donít think this is the article I was thinking

    https://www.energyvanguard.com/blog/17-steps-better-duct-systems/


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    Yes that is was the idea as PHM said back in the...

    Yes that is was the idea as PHM said back in the days of gravity furnaces and windows that leaked so bad they might as well be open. The idea was to ďwashĒ the window with hot air so you didnít get a...
  28. The dealer is unsure of the equipment he is...

    The dealer is unsure of the equipment he is selling?

    I primarily deal with 2 brands. One is a 4 way unit and one had dedicated upflow and downflow models.

    Is there anyway a return box can be...
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    Registers on inside walls

    Read an article a while back (maybe energy vanguard) that on new higher performance homeís registers no longer had to be placed toward the exterior of the room. Anyone try this yet and have a real...
  30. Thread: Hello

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    If I never did another install I would be fine....

    If I never did another install I would be fine. At this point I prefer the thinking challenge of service. That is why Iím not in love with residential work. But it pays my bills so I do it.

    ...
  31. Why not a standard condenser with an ICM head...

    Why not a standard condenser with an ICM head pressure control. I have a couple installed in places that need ac in winter and they seem to work well. Even has a bypass to allow heat pump operation...
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    Broke past 210 a week or so ago when it started...

    Broke past 210 a week or so ago when it started getting hot.

    Been hanging around 206 area most morning. Last Friday was pretty hot and busted it all day. Came home and was 202.8.

    Even down 16...
  33. My buddies company put a system in like you...

    My buddies company put a system in like you speak. Think it was a Geo based system to begin with. But from my understanding, the times you needed the heat the most like a 70* day, your not running...
  34. I installed Simonton windows for about 10 years...

    I installed Simonton windows for about 10 years back in the day when I did remodeling.

    I liked them for a vinyl replacement.


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  35. As far as I have ever known, in my area, only...

    As far as I have ever known, in my area, only trane dealers can buy trane equipment. Not sure hot you got around that in the first place to buy the furnace. Same goes for American standard.

    I can...
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    So a big misconception about ac is that we can...

    So a big misconception about ac is that we can throw the thermostat setting around at will and the unit should snap to our wishes. The reality is, in a perfect world, at design conditions your house...
  37. Picked up 15 new customers all referrals last...

    Picked up 15 new customers all referrals last week and I to this week. Not a single one asked about my background our certifications. Most just said, ďso and so spoke highly of you last week we...
  38. Thread: Barf

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    Iím to the point now where sometimes I just give...

    Iím to the point now where sometimes I just give the information before they even ask. After being at the house 30 minutes I think their eyes were spinning of all the crap I spewed about how horrible...
  39. Your attached doc states it for temp use. Is your...

    Your attached doc states it for temp use. Is your application permanent?

    If you were ever to go onto a roof and see duct, you will see it is hard metal pipe that is insulated on the inside. The...
  40. Thread: ELITE RHVAC

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    They have their own videos on YouTube. Iím sure...

    They have their own videos on YouTube. Iím sure you have seen those though. That is what I watched to get all my information.

    I believe some of them are over an hour long if I recall.

    Aside...
  41. Thread: Barf

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    I think itís just opposite of common sense. You...

    I think itís just opposite of common sense. You ask 10 of 10 techs should there be a return in every room and they will say yes.

    But you ask 10 out of 10 builders/buyers if they want to pay more...
  42. X2 And itís a bathroom not a a formal dining. ...

    X2

    And itís a bathroom not a a formal dining.

    You will probably be the only person to ever notice as well


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  43. Energy Vanguard mini splits need load calcs

    Anyone else get and read his blog.
    This week was you still need load calcs on mini splits. Shocking I know.

    here it is. Quick 5 min read...
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    The last one I did in December it had a bag of...

    The last one I did in December it had a bag of reducers with the outdoor unit. Was and mx18 (I think) had one set of 1/4-3/8 port and one 3/8-1/2. But the washers were with the unit.

    Donít really...
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    I found the quote and 2sac put it as his...

    I found the quote and 2sac put it as his signature!!


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  46. What are you playing these days? (Gaming Thread)

    Sudoku.

    Used to play other games about an hour or two a day. I just donít enjoy them much anymore. I liked strategy typically involving war. Either ww2 or civil war.

    Glad HVACvegas said HOI...
  47. Thread: Barf

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    Dump for the zoning. If only one zone calls itís...

    Dump for the zoning. If only one zone calls itís dumps it in the return.......

    I didnít even bother taking esp I told them it was horrible.

    Funny is a big trane dealer never spoke a word to...
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    I did 18 soft starts on 3 phase belt drive...

    I did 18 soft starts on 3 phase belt drive exhaust fans about 3 years back. Cutler hammer made them. Or at least had their sticker on them.

    Took the start from 0-60 instantly to 10 seconds. They...
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    GMC builder grade

    Putting in a gmc by Goodman for a landlord. You know...

    Unit has a hps and a compressor sound blanket. Really surprised by that....

    Must be why they are 100 more then the evcon units jmart is...
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    First call yesterday they had called prior day...

    First call yesterday they had called prior day told them I would be out in the morning. Got there and there was probably 5 inch of ice on evap and unit running. Turned it off and to fan and said see...
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