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  1. I've noted a couple times fans blades reflecting...

    I've noted a couple times fans blades reflecting light an a pulsing light on side house or window, cust never said anything about. some of the units were several yrs old, so paint might be the better...
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    oil return thought

    was thinking about units on roof at apartment buildings. manufacturer says may not need oil traps, but...

    if the units are oversized, say a 2 ton for 800 sq ft apt, most of the time they're not...
  3. yep, got one of those, works pretty well. I clean...

    yep, got one of those, works pretty well. I clean it each time before I put it up.
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    According to manual j, mines slightly undersized,...

    According to manual j, mines slightly undersized, but it maintains 76 when its 96 out. It was in dehum mode last night, after 30 minutes run time dropped the rh 3-4%
  5. Oh great, now I'm "that guy". But there is a...

    Oh great, now I'm "that guy".

    But there is a code against that sort of thing with ductwork.
  6. one for venting, one for watching....creepy.

    one for venting, one for watching....creepy.
  7. https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/201...

    https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/nest-640x452.jpg
  8. That and batteries in tstats that don't need...

    That and batteries in tstats that don't need them.

    If the system is low, was it the cap or an actual leak? now I feel I'm on a ghost hunt if the caps are missing.

    lately I've seen a number of...
  9. azure motor is listed as a replacement for this...

    azure motor is listed as a replacement for this setup.
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    You know it'll be ok if they run a dedicated...

    You know it'll be ok if they run a dedicated circuit, everything will be new and properly sized.
  11. could be some of compressor tubing is in contact...

    could be some of compressor tubing is in contact with the basepan, seen that make a lot of noise a few times.
  12. In our area, a lot of manuf homes get the fresh...

    In our area, a lot of manuf homes get the fresh air duct closed off after number of years. its always open, and not filtered, either.
  13. in theory, yes, building code requires it....

    in theory, yes, building code requires it. Probably don't need as much air now as the house isn't offgassing as much.

    you cab do an automatic damper that will do ventilation based on timer, which...
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    none of this is buried in a wall, but there's 8...

    none of this is buried in a wall, but there's 8 runs of it.
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    I just found two systems at one house w pdm us...

    I just found two systems at one house w pdm us gelcopper lines leaking. picked up refer at end insulation, started stripping off insulation and found oily in one, pinholes leaks.

    spot checked a...
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    hmmm, I looked at mine and saw no option in the...

    hmmm, I looked at mine and saw no option in the install, user menu or in the tstat menus itself. does have aggressive recovery option, but that's not the same thing.
  17. coleman and trane both are doing al coils now.

    coleman and trane both are doing al coils now.
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    I'm not sure I would blame the manufs on the...

    I'm not sure I would blame the manufs on the bolts, since motors rarely break loose or the bolts break when removed. I've broken plenty light switchs, and contactors, but I just have to remember to...
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    I think the folded ones are "low watt density"

    I think the folded ones are "low watt density"
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    don't really see a pn, has some randon looking...

    don't really see a pn, has some randon looking numbers in one corner, but thst's it. 0521, ptc-1v-0, or 94v-0 take your pick.

    the only tstat connections are y,c,w2
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    control board that does nothing

    had a customer want this removed from unit. tennent had sold him one to save power somehow and saw no difference, so asked me to take it out.

    there was no way for this board to control anything,...
  22. piston acts as a check valve, pushes forward in...

    piston acts as a check valve, pushes forward in bore to meter in summer, pushes to back of bore and allows liquid to bypass in winter.
  23. I noticed that too on the last goodman I saw. so...

    I noticed that too on the last goodman I saw. so the nest has the connections, still isn't 4 stage, only three from op description.

    The iaq is good, had one, and can run a huimidifier and some...
  24. thought same thing, sov stuck or bad valves....

    thought same thing, sov stuck or bad valves. restriction wouldn't have near equal pressures. maybe compressor stopped while he was under house and he heard pressures equalizing?
  25. if the system leaks refer, and bad comp, and 12...

    if the system leaks refer, and bad comp, and 12 yrs old, I would recommend replace as well, since the trane evap coil is pretty much the cost of new indoor unit (which is where leaks usually are) and...
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    had one last year the bolts in lower bearing came...

    had one last year the bolts in lower bearing came loose.
  27. Thread: time bomb?

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    That's a pretty neat idea, but its kinda stupid...

    That's a pretty neat idea, but its kinda stupid proofing something also. Best policy not to leave stuff like that lying around unattended , including candles.
  28. Thread: time bomb?

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    time bomb?

    Just didn't know what to say wh4en saw this. good way to start a building fire.
  29. all i've installed can be either side.

    all i've installed can be either side.
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    I don't think they stated the difference between...

    I don't think they stated the difference between coil heat transfer and efficiency of system. The coil will run hotter and still transfer heat, but still have al the other issues.
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    I saw in an old movie, the page (a kid) came up...

    I saw in an old movie, the page (a kid) came up to one of the patrons and said he had a call. had a phone w/cord on the platter, plugged in one of those plugs into a wall socket.
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    its the 1/2" chuck

    its the 1/2" chuck
  33. is the duct in attic or under slab in soil? if in...

    is the duct in attic or under slab in soil? if in attic, sounds like loose duct. that could draft cold air in from attic.
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    I think poster meant var speed blower motor....

    I think poster meant var speed blower motor. Trane has an 825 tstat that works with motor and has some dehum options additional to most.
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    bosch variable speed is pretty much and ameristar...

    bosch variable speed is pretty much and ameristar product. All the "stuff" for variable speed function is on the outdoor unit control board. Trane likely is a communicating system, which can have a...
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    I have the 20v lirthium battery, hammer drill....

    I have the 20v lirthium battery, hammer drill. works pretty good. It did die on me afetr frist few months, but they sent a new one in mail after called about it. bearing went out in it and smoked.
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    come to think of it, why don't they just make a...

    come to think of it, why don't they just make a self contained unit that is a reverse chiller, and it pipes into any storage water heater?
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    I've wondered who would do the repairs?...

    I've wondered who would do the repairs? refrigeration, hvac or plumber. I'd like to see the one section self contained so it could be removed for repairs/ replaced.

    If you have an 80% efficient...
  39. does sound like there may be contaminates...

    does sound like there may be contaminates involved here. on evap coils, they coat the transitions to copper, and on trane coils, they state not to let the copper and al parts to touch.

    could be...
  40. manufacturer has piping requirements for their...

    manufacturer has piping requirements for their equipment. 410a usually has smaller big line than r22, and most are going with 3/8 for the small line now.
    some even forbid installing their equipment...
  41. aluminum is pretty reactive, so if it touches any...

    aluminum is pretty reactive, so if it touches any other metal, its acts as a sacrificial anode(?) when there'ds water around
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    sometimes powering up the air handler and then...

    sometimes powering up the air handler and then the outddor unit will bring up this code.
  43. If the duct isn't sized to get the air pressure...

    If the duct isn't sized to get the air pressure through the ducts within the equipment design pressure, you'll loose seer there. high static, or esp on ducts can kill seer pretty quick, since the...
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    the parts pricing would kill it for me. some...

    the parts pricing would kill it for me.

    some systems its a customer preference, since a 4 yo unit under warranty you'd repair, and a 25 yo old ac w bad compressor is a replacement, but there's a...
  45. there have been no changes to the system, even a...

    there have been no changes to the system, even a new thermostat?
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    would ask the same thing, some tankless gas...

    would ask the same thing, some tankless gas heaters are 200,000 btu, but the storage wh it replaces is only 30,000.

    had a customer last years wanted to do elec, they switched to gas after told...
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    eh, its just another brick on the wall

    eh, its just another brick on the wall
  48. not all the energy would be heat initially. the...

    not all the energy would be heat initially. the inefficiency of the motor and othewr parts would immediately be heat. the rest of the energy goes into kinetic energy of the air being accelerated...
  49. I've set up wood boilers to switch back to the...

    I've set up wood boilers to switch back to the central heat automatically when the boiler cools down, so don't have to be home if it needs wood.
  50. Trane finally came out with a communicating zone...

    Trane finally came out with a communicating zone board and thermostat. not sure off top of head if that ht pump is communicating, if so, only need two wires to communucate w/ outdoor unit.
    cant get...
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