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    It is not venting, it is ventilation air/fresh...

    It is not venting, it is ventilation air/fresh air/combustion air/make up air.

    You said the furnace exhaust/flue pipe, which is metal, was spray foamed and touching. From what I can tell, no photo...
  2. Water source unit.

    Water source unit.
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    I would want it into the return, outside air, so...

    I would want it into the return, outside air, so that it is filtered and conditioned. This has been done quite extensively since houses got tighter.
    You need make up air for any fuel burning...
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    There is more to it than that!!

    There is more to it than that!!
  5. Thread: Heat pump sizing

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    You mean your contractor is worthless, so you are...

    You mean your contractor is worthless, so you are doing his work?
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    Proper stat set up?

    Proper stat set up?
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    "Question: could this be a hard start capacitor...

    "Question: could this be a hard start capacitor issue? Suggestions welcome. Thanks"

    NEVER seen a hard start on a blower motor, anyone else?!?!?!

    Gas or electric?

    Heat pump or a/c?

    Why did...
  8. Thread: Heat pump sizing

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    This sounds like DIY because all these questions...

    This sounds like DIY because all these questions should be directed to your contractor!!
  9. Thread: Heat pump sizing

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    Plus $23.55 month for the "service". Who do...

    Plus $23.55 month for the "service".

    Who do you use for propane? The price varies depending on demand, but also fees(tank rental, taxes, delivery fee, etc). Find a company that will provide you a...
  10. Can you explain this better.

    Can you explain this better.
  11. NO!!!!

    NO!!!!
  12. The model number is on the data plate on the...

    The model number is on the data plate on the unit. This IS important as it helps us, or the tech on site, to provide options/direction to proceed. This could be a unit that has known issues and...
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    Long continual run cycles will produce even heat...

    Long continual run cycles will produce even heat at lower blowing volume/noise. Lower stage if multiple stages available.

    If you are using a set back, then the unit MAY fire in high stage and then...
  14. Rarely do compressors leak, but they can....

    Rarely do compressors leak, but they can.
    Blowing air can disperse the refrigerant and make it undetectable or make it seem like it is in other than the location it really is.
    As stated, usually...
  15. Is there a way to bypass low fan speed in low...

    Is there a way to bypass low fan speed in low fire? (asking the pros more than the OP)

    Did it happen after a service or repair?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAk7aX5hksU&t=1208...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAk7aX5hksU&t=1208s

    This is interesting and had some details about spreading the virus.


    For those not having the time, here are some time stamps
    8:01...
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    Why? How was this determined to be the...

    Why?

    How was this determined to be the solution?
  18. Thread: Take Vit C

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    I saw a program that said the vitamin C and zinc...

    I saw a program that said the vitamin C and zinc recommendations would NOT do a thing!!

    I guess that if it does not kill you or adversely affect you, do it.
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    What type of generator, specifically? Like a...

    What type of generator, specifically?

    Like a Generac that is wired to the main panel?

    Another thing is the air handler info, is it a gas furnace or electric? Type of blower motor?
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    Me too!!!

    Me too!!!
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    What city/county?

    What city/county?
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    YES. Mostly light commercial and residential...

    YES.

    Mostly light commercial and residential business.
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    Most likely not. What you wrote would be found...

    Most likely not.

    What you wrote would be found on the high limit, not the roll out!!

    Roll out is a manual reset, single temp device.
  24. WiFi use for most is just "keeping up with the...

    WiFi use for most is just "keeping up with the Jones' ". any why the Jones' needed it in the first place is beyond me.
  25. No!!

    No!!
  26. This might be one of the inducers that has a...

    This might be one of the inducers that has a Fernco type cap on one of two exhaust ports.

    The newer inducers, Carrier's at least, you rotate the complete inducer. Their older ones had a top and...
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    Not sure if this is the case, but may times...

    Not sure if this is the case, but may times things change from year to year and old does not work with new.

    We have had systems be "obsolete" within a year!!!
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    I'm still confused as to the question. Did the...

    I'm still confused as to the question.

    Did the company say that there is a failed part and if so what part?
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    How about the poor draft indicated by the melted...

    How about the poor draft indicated by the melted rings around the water nipples.
  30. In your first lost you stated " roll out switch...

    In your first lost you stated " roll out switch on the side of the burner box ". This WOULD indicate secondary heat exchanger issue and it is more the heat not escaping/transferring rather than...
  31. I'd bet a paycheck on failed secondary!!! Just...

    I'd bet a paycheck on failed secondary!!!

    Just because it was replaced does not mean it can't fail again. what do you think it was replaced with? Yes, the same type that had the failure.

    A...
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    What the heck are you rambling about?!

    What the heck are you rambling about?!
  33. Not sure if either of these mentioned were the...

    Not sure if either of these mentioned were the ones, but I seem to remember a thread that stated that the high pressure/test pressure was slow to achieve. It was as if it was regulated flow and did...
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    I'm rotating 4 pairs, currently. They are not all...

    I'm rotating 4 pairs, currently. They are not all the same.

    I bought different pairs to find ones I like, I am a bit particular.
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  36. Carrier has furnaces that do NOT use that type of...

    Carrier has furnaces that do NOT use that type of heat exchanger material, you just need to make sure to specify what you want/ask questions.

    Yes, the mfr will honor a warranty, but you supply all...
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    How would any of that work if the lines are...

    How would any of that work if the lines are inaccessible? You state in the ground, walls or concrete.
  38. X2!!!!!

    X2!!!!!
  39. Let's NOT assume 5 ton is correct. You need to...

    Let's NOT assume 5 ton is correct.

    You need to find a contractor that will do a calculation for both load(need) and duct size(capability). Until you find that contractor, you have not found a...
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    Looks like there is an EL15XP1 in the current...

    Looks like there is an EL15XP1 in the current products.
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    The serial number in your photo would indicate...

    The serial number in your photo would indicate either a 2006 or 2008 unit.

    This is from the indoor unit, air handler. When this "new" Lennox unit, provide photos of that data plate for us to see,...
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    Is it possible, probably. My crystal ball,...

    Is it possible, probably.

    My crystal ball, distance vision and other all knowing/seeing devices are not working now. Would it be possible to provide information, model numbers, of your equipment...
  43. Do NOT base it on saving money when using it....

    Do NOT base it on saving money when using it. Base it on comfort.

    Repair costs, while not usually factored in, should be considered. The more complex the system(no matter what it is) will make...
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    There should be no noticeable difference. Will...

    There should be no noticeable difference. Will there be, probably.

    Other factors will influence the noise, like duct work.

    Look at the return opening and the supply opening of the air handlers....
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    Why doesn't your contactor have answers for you?

    Why doesn't your contactor have answers for you?
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    Visit our contractor locator and see if there is...

    Visit our contractor locator and see if there is someone near you.

    This sounds like a communicating system, so it will take someone with understanding of how this works. visit Carrier's site to...
  47. Don't use flex, it restricts air flow due to its...

    Don't use flex, it restricts air flow due to its design!!!
  48. Thread: confused ?

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    I don't care what somebody tells me, I check. ...

    I don't care what somebody tells me, I check.

    No warranty, your fault for not verifying and his for not doing so.

    Looks like a factory defect, but maybe it wasn't. All mechanical devices can...
  49. The model number you provided is for the...

    The model number you provided is for the thermostat NOT the furnace.

    I was not saying the issue is the thermostat, it usually is NOT the thermostat!
  50. Or go another route and have it activated anytime...

    Or go another route and have it activated anytime the fan is on. Then, run the fan continually in heating season.

    And yes, be careful with humidity levels!!!

    Just because your reference...
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