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    It’s accessible. It’s next to the equipment...

    It’s accessible.
    It’s next to the equipment it’s serving.
    It appears in good shape and functional.
    It appears as no safety issues are present.
    Unless someone wants to hammer on a certain...
  2. Thread: Pizza Dough

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    A staff member already deleted your link. No need...

    A staff member already deleted your link. No need to keep making simple posts everywhere.
  3. I’ve worked on systems like this that also use a...

    I’ve worked on systems like this that also use a DX system. They were from bladeroom data equipment.
  4. Thread: Pump down

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    So if your unable to find someone to recover...

    So if your unable to find someone to recover refrigerant, who is supposed to install the new unit?
  5. Thread: Pump down

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    If he does it for a living then there’s not much...

    If he does it for a living then there’s not much to worry about. Just let him do it.
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    You seem to have skipped the pressure leak test....

    You seem to have skipped the pressure leak test. That’s one of the most important steps of all.
  7. Your replacing an entire system because of a...

    Your replacing an entire system because of a single error code? Seems a bit extreme.
    We can’t advise you on any DIY questions. I would ask the installing contractor.
  8. Good to know. Thanks Mr Bill.

    Good to know. Thanks Mr Bill.
  9. Something I just noticed. How is this plumber...

    Something I just noticed. How is this plumber ordering a warranty heat exchanger for a close to 18 year old furnace?
  10. Why would someone put an old part back in they...

    Why would someone put an old part back in they said was no good?
    Your plumber sounds like they may want to stick to plumbing.
  11. Good thing I hopped off the wagon at the last...

    Good thing I hopped off the wagon at the last town. A lot calmer sitting in the saloon.
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    That’s fine. But their reasoning for up...

    That’s fine.
    But their reasoning for up charging wasn’t truthful.
    They likely had to change the piping for the replacement compressor.
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    It’s in everyone’s profile under “about me”.

    It’s in everyone’s profile under “about me”.
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    Send one of us the photo. And we can upload it. ...

    Send one of us the photo. And we can upload it.
    All of us have an email in our profile.
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    Was it gray and yellow?

    Was it gray and yellow?
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    You didn’t get the newer refrigerant if just the...

    You didn’t get the newer refrigerant if just the compressor was changed.
    They likely used R-407C or another flavor, which is just an R-22 substitute. They are the same compressor.
    If they used...
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    Equipment is not sized via the square footage of...

    Equipment is not sized via the square footage of the space alone.
    The ton per square foot is an obsolete ancient rule of thumb.
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    Bump

    Bump
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    Are they reusing the R-22 charge?

    Are they reusing the R-22 charge?
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    It sounds like they are replacing the condenser....

    It sounds like they are replacing the condenser. Not the compressor.
    By linesets they likely mean modifications in the last foot or so outside by the unit.
    Without knowing for sure what they are...
  21. If ever someone needed a definition of what a...

    If ever someone needed a definition of what a sales tech sounds like………
    Claiming the whole unit needs replaced looking at a single picture.
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    What did you expect, coming to a site with “NO...

    What did you expect, coming to a site with “NO DIY” listed in bright red letters across the top of the page?
    The rules here are clear and open, nothing is hidden.
    There are a multitude of DIY...
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    So they are not changing the compressor? They are...

    So they are not changing the compressor? They are doing the entire condenser?
    If you are getting a new indoor coil/new metering device?
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    What are they replacing? The compressor? The...

    What are they replacing?
    The compressor? The condenser?
    If they are replacing the compressor why do you need lineset modifications?
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    Read my reply post #5.

    Read my reply post #5.
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    You have good reason to be concerned. Many home...

    You have good reason to be concerned. Many home warranties hire the cheapest contractor available and do the cheapest work possible. This is why your getting up charged because the warranty company...
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    Is this a warranty company doing the work? Are...

    Is this a warranty company doing the work? Are they replacing the condenser or compressor?
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    This isn’t a good learn as you go project. ...

    This isn’t a good learn as you go project.
    Recently I did a job at a hotel with a poorly planned pool room. It would up having to be gutted and completely redone do to moisture and mold growth. ...
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    That’s not what I intended or suggested but do as...

    That’s not what I intended or suggested but do as you wish.
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    I would revisit your duct design specs. And...

    I would revisit your duct design specs.
    And room design conditions.
    And note the bright red banner at the top of the page that clearly indicates no DIY information is available here.
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    We can’t really help you design your own pool...

    We can’t really help you design your own pool room.
    The air and water temperature need deadband to avoid evaporation.
    A pool room isn’t really a project to throw together off the cuff. Seen many...
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    Indoor pool room? What are your design specs...

    Indoor pool room?
    What are your design specs for temperature and humidity?
    What equipment are you using for conditioning? How much outdoor air?
    That’s a lot of air through 10” duct.
  33. Has that furnace been checked and verified ok?...

    Has that furnace been checked and verified ok? Usually the heat exchanger is rotten or cracked in something that old.
    You will not find any Nest supporters here, or anywhere in the pro world. They...
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    That would be extremely ill advised. You do...

    That would be extremely ill advised.
    You do understand you’ll wind up with either no warranty, or a warranty that’s your responsibility right? Meaning when the contractor comes to fix it they will...
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    That should be something left to the installing...

    That should be something left to the installing contractor.
    Thatís not the compressor you took a picture of.
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    That’s not something we can offer you here,...

    That’s not something we can offer you here, unfortunately.
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    Something else I’m seeing (or not seeing) in that...

    Something else I’m seeing (or not seeing) in that clear photo.
    No common wire for that Nest thermostat.
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    OP, is this related to the other thread you have...

    OP, is this related to the other thread you have where the warranty company techs have thrown parts at a brand new unit and haven’t resolved your issue?
    Are you trying to solve the issue yourself...
  39. Unfortunately, since your listed as a homeowner,...

    Unfortunately, since your listed as a homeowner, we cannot give DIY assistance per the rules here.
    What does your service tech have to say?
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    So what parts is the contractor going to change...

    So what parts is the contractor going to change now on a one year old unit?
  41. Thread: Run capisitor

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    What does your service tech suggest to do? What...

    What does your service tech suggest to do? What did they diagnose the issue to be?
  42. Thread: Run capisitor

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    What issue are you trying to solve? Is there a...

    What issue are you trying to solve? Is there a problem with the unit?
  43. During my days of being a commissioning tech, I’d...

    During my days of being a commissioning tech, I’d make occupants/owners sign a warranty waver if they demanded equipment be started during construction.
    Several wound up changing brand new...
  44. Excessive static pressure, like what happens when...

    Excessive static pressure, like what happens when ducts are closed off, kills equipment. Dirty, dusty environments also kill equipment.
    While it may not be the answer you want to here, the logical...
  45. I’ve seen units get absolutely destroyed from...

    I’ve seen units get absolutely destroyed from construction dust. Drywall dust especially gets on the coil, gets exposed to condensation and hardens like concrete.
    Shut it off and get a couple...
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    N2 Bus Points Discovery

    Have a question (probably stupid, sorry guys).
    Iím not great or very experienced with N2 networks.
    JCI Facilities Explorer system.
    I have an N4 local Jace in a school pushing to an N4 server. ...
  47. What motor does your service tech suggest?

    What motor does your service tech suggest?
  48. Too hot. Let the braze remain a semi solid. Just...

    Too hot. Let the braze remain a semi solid. Just barely liquefied. It’ll flow nice but “stick” where you put it.
  49. Thread: Training

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    No, an HVAC school isn’t going to send students...

    No, an HVAC school isn’t going to send students to peoples houses to install equipment.
    Not near the same liability concerns of getting your hair cut or teeth cleaned.
  50. Can you post pictures of this installation please?

    Can you post pictures of this installation please?
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