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  1. Thread: fluke 116

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    A good compressor would read OL in your example...

    A good compressor would read OL in your example and a short to found would read 1-2 if checking to lineset.


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  2. Thread: fluke 116

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    I posted the link. Itís what is found when I...

    I posted the link. Itís what is found when I googled ohm vs continuity. In my head, for whatever reason, thought they were the same. I assumed, tone was a) a lazy way to check ohm (hear beep have ohm...
  3. Thread: fluke 116

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    Nope, me using my meter wrong. timeb just pointed...

    Nope, me using my meter wrong. timeb just pointed out a very huge flaw i had in my understanding of my functions on my meter, and me believing they were the same.

    But im glad he did, it made me...
  4. Thread: fluke 116

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    I read everyday trying to learn something new. I...

    I read everyday trying to learn something new. I also listen to a lot of podcast on topics about business and leadership again to learn. But I now realize, that I have become very cocky with myself,...
  5. Thread: fluke 116

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    Been doing it wrong my entire career. Who knows...

    Been doing it wrong my entire career. Who knows where I picked that bad habit up.
    Since I didn't know there was a difference on the meter, I had to look up what the difference was.
    ...
  6. Thread: fluke 116

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    Yeah i know its not best, but hell, 99.99% of the...

    Yeah i know its not best, but hell, 99.99% of the time, one probe on compressor term and other to lineset. steady beep and there is the problem.

    Again, twice this year it got me. First time i just...
  7. Thread: fluke 116

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    fluke 116

    Not sure if my meter is showing its age or what. But twice this year I have missed shorts to ground with my 116 set to ohm/tone. While I know that going of the tone/beep of the meter is not the best...
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    I agree, I was just pointing out what plc...

    I agree, I was just pointing out what plc controls were since you stated you had not heard of them before.

    That is all


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    Logic controls. think "if/then and/or" type...

    Logic controls. think "if/then and/or" type stuff. similar to building HVAC controls. just different forms of language.
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    Actually everyone, I just canít read...... ...

    Actually everyone, I just canít read......

    812880

    If I could read, I would have seen that running a 16x25 at 1200 cfm then my pd is like .175 across the filter.

    Back to the calculator.........
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    Itís not sealed combustion in the way that trane...

    Itís not sealed combustion in the way that trane carrier and Lennox do it. Goodman burners are open to the entire half of the furnace. So there is not a sheet metal box enclosing the burners. The...
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    Recycling gone wrong

    Iím going with all the others that it looks like a vent kit to me as well. [emoji2371]

    Here is standard y
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    Donít all oil furnaces have different input...

    Donít all oil furnaces have different input ratings based on what nozzle is used? That is at least how the ones I have worked on were.


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  14. Sounds like your current stat will do the same...

    Sounds like your current stat will do the same basic thing according to the previous post.
    Can save money and just change the settings in your current stat.


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    duct design ?

    PD of wet coil =.27
    PD of 4" honeywell f100 merv 11 filter cabinet = .23

    my math tells me i have 0 ASP for my duct.

    WTF.

    suggestions to go from here. C width coil vs B width?
  16. I dont know the specifics of the stat you have,...

    I dont know the specifics of the stat you have, but i know Honeywell has an option in the installers setup that will run the most efficient stages or one that is most comfortable. Basically, it will...
  17. Basically, he is stating it makes more sense to...

    Basically, he is stating it makes more sense to have the heat stages triggered by time rather than time and deference between room temp and set point.

    OP: that would be a question geared more...
  18. There was a quote i read a few weeks back, ill...

    There was a quote i read a few weeks back, ill butcher it im sure, but it goes something like this "if it takes me 30 minutes to do a job, its because I have spent 30 years learning to do the job in...
  19. Ill be the first to let you know your about to...

    Ill be the first to let you know your about to start a flame war.

    Second, prices are not allowed to be shared because every company and every region of the US has different rates.

    Third, that...
  20. All units come with a standard 5 year warranty....

    All units come with a standard 5 year warranty. The way you get the 10 year warranty is if you, or the installer goes online and registers the equipment. You would be surprised how many people dont...
  21. Thread: Fun

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    Need to do a duct job in a few weeks. Will you...

    Need to do a duct job in a few weeks. Will you please come over and show me the way?


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    Should naturally draft just fine. Sent from...

    Should naturally draft just fine.


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  23. Thread: furnace vent

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    ouch. I would like to see what the top side of it...

    ouch. I would like to see what the top side of it looks like. Bet they didnt flash it in very well.
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    not sure how fast they moving on the demo side of...

    not sure how fast they moving on the demo side of things at this point. Im guessing, since they will be doing the demo themselves, and the have day jobs, it wont be to quick. Im guessing it will be...
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    100% with you on that one. Then you get a...

    100% with you on that one.

    Then you get a building that was "saving money" and left out the reheats on the VAV's and then complain for the next 30 years about it being uncomfortable in the spring...
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    I think im opposite you, only because my climate...

    I think im opposite you, only because my climate is pretty humid. I think I would like to go a pinch smaller, and have it run longer to pull more moisture out.

    But lets be honest, its not what i...
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    hey, works for me. But that just puts it into...

    hey, works for me. But that just puts it into even more perspective how over sized many units really are then.
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    While im in no way arguing what you heard, but...

    While im in no way arguing what you heard, but doesnt 25% seam asinine? Like way to much fluff? So my numbers come in 120k but reality is a 100k would work.
    I mean if thats the case then im safe as...
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    load calc built in fluff

    I know I have asked this before, but I forget the answer, and the search tool is less than stellar.

    How much built in fluff is their in the load calc. I know its not stated in the book, but I have...
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    I remember the first ever HX i replaced, was in a...

    I remember the first ever HX i replaced, was in a 20 ton carrier gas pack. Nobody told be about the oil burning off........... I sure cleared that retirement home out quick.

    now i know.
  31. Thread: What is it??

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    pulled the schrader so i could flow nitro while...

    pulled the schrader so i could flow nitro while making my repair, and to speed up vacuum after repair.

    AND...... condenser sits ground level with evap 3 stories up, and piss poor piping practices...
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    So what im hearing is...... your old????...

    So what im hearing is...... your old???? :couchhide:
  33. Thread: What is it??

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    Nope......... Tried that. Wanted repair. Even...

    Nope.........
    Tried that. Wanted repair. Even showed them the calc that the unit is oversized and r22.

    ďBut itís not that old lets just fix itĒ

    Okay.


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  34. Thread: What is it??

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    What is it??

    My guess is leak stop but heck if I know.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191031/58e21938b4e5a23e8f4aa5b15ba873f3.jpg


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  35. According to this coupon, high efficiency is 80%...

    According to this coupon, high efficiency is 80% and super high efficiency is 96%.

    I guess to each his own. But I have always referred to, especially in this day and age, as high efficiency is...
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    Link to the type of building. Iím not picturing...

    Link to the type of building. Iím not picturing what your describing.

    Canít hang a unit heater what about just installing an upflow unitary unit?


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  37. What does high efficiency furnace mean to you???

    Flipping through our monthly mailer we get packed full of various coupons. Add for heating air company. Advertised a very attractive price for a high efficiency furnace install.

    So what do you...
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    Alright now I need to know the age. Ill have to...

    Alright now I need to know the age. Ill have to be sure to look at the data plate again when I start demo.

    Regarding the wh, clearly someone was being cheap.


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    when using the time delay, it will run for "x"...

    when using the time delay, it will run for "x" number of minutes (set on the board with a switch) and if the call for heat is not satisfied, it jumps to second stage.

    when doing it at the stat, it...
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    this was natural draft. only had tranformer,...

    this was natural draft. only had tranformer, honeywell fan control, gas valve and blower.

    took me back to my schematic class where we had to draw that exact setup like 100 times. But as soon as I...
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    well i didnt look at the serial that hard. i saw...

    well i didnt look at the serial that hard. i saw a 3894 that was at the tail end with a space separating it from the rest of the number. So I made the assumption it was made 38 week of 94.

    That...
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    Had to wake the beast up

    Customer bought a new house and all utilities had been off for the last 9 months. needed furnace to start.

    Found this beast. Almost as old as me.

    812474

    Was actually fun to work on one...
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    Neither. Separate branch to each floor. No t no...

    Neither.
    Separate branch to each floor. No t no y. One duct to one diffuser.


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    supercool slide rule

    saw it on youtube. video was a little older 2012 i think. looked pretty cool from the 1 min video.

    https://www.amazon.com/SuperCool-Slide-Rule/dp/B01M1EGDUK

    Anyone have on? useful?
  45. Thread: T-stat Waits

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    its a good feature to have on a HP. Does not...

    its a good feature to have on a HP. Does not allow the unit to run in A/C mode then instantly switch to heat mode. Would not be good on the equipment.
  46. Winner winner chicken dinner. Happens where I am...

    Winner winner chicken dinner. Happens where I am too.
  47. Basically, unless the equipment in the top of the...

    Basically, unless the equipment in the top of the line "communicating equipment" it has no idea what is on the other end. I can hook a 13 seer carrier ac to a trane gas furnace and a lennox indoor...
  48. What concerns me in your statement is that you...

    What concerns me in your statement is that you have no say in what the HVAC package is or who installs it?

    Is this some sort of communist builder? Who is writing the check? Whoever is writing the...
  49. Point me to a .75 ton unit?????????? Weíre...

    Point me to a .75 ton unit??????????

    Weíre talking residential split systems. 1.5 is the smallest unit we can get unless we a. Special order a 1 ton, or b. Spend triple the cost to get a ducted...
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    Bet I know who installed them. Have some just...

    Bet I know who installed them. Have some just like that that I take care off.


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