Search:

Type: Posts; User: Juan Madera

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    23
    Views
    727

    Not a problem. Does not matter as it is still...

    Not a problem. Does not matter as it is still rectified AC...
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    727

    They run a 24VDC current over the line voltage....

    They run a 24VDC current over the line voltage. Electronics in board sort it out.

    Ruud Rheem hot surface ignition back in the day came from the factory with the HSI mounted horizontally and had a...
  3. My problem (other than "adjusting the coil...

    My problem (other than "adjusting the coil sensing 'stat) is cooks with butter knives "adjusting" LP cold controls, sometime totally backing the screw completely out....

    Would love to locate an...
  4. Replies
    70
    Views
    1,529

    I have both the Malco shears that attach to a...

    I have both the Malco shears that attach to a drill and also a cheap harbor freight nibbler that is gonzo for round cuts..
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    532

    Might be a place to use a Bosch modulating...

    Might be a place to use a Bosch modulating condensing unit and a pair of solenoid valves controlled by the 'stats. Otherwise, you'll need to use two separate condensing units.
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    330

    PG is food safe/ non-poisonous. If you cannot...

    PG is food safe/ non-poisonous. If you cannot find a home for it you can flush down the toilet..

    https://www.webmd.com/diet/what-to-know-about-propylene-glycol-in-foods
  7. Looks very similar to the Munter's equipment...

    Looks very similar to the Munter's equipment except that these folks use a "composite" HX whereas Munters uses SS for their if I am not mistaken.

    Being as you are in "green" country with high...
  8. Ground temperature gradient goes out about 20' so...

    Ground temperature gradient goes out about 20' so if the enclosure is 20' away, this concept might hold true. And it takes place in less than a year.

    Keep in mind that the biggest heat loss on any...
  9. Replies
    21
    Views
    956

    Still a lot of oil heat out west. Even a very few...

    Still a lot of oil heat out west. Even a very few residences still burning coal in an old stoker conversion. Have not touched a coal stoker in probably 30 years tho..

    We have the issue with the...
  10. Replies
    51
    Views
    1,888

    Took the company flatbed to fill it as the tank...

    Took the company flatbed to fill it as the tank was reading empty. As I was adding gas, it was dribbling out under the bed. Took a look and found that the gas thieves had cut the rubber connector...
  11. Replies
    10
    Views
    784

    "S" corp was how I did my company. Find a CPA...

    "S" corp was how I did my company. Find a CPA that despises the IRS and partner up with him. Paid off well for me and he still does my taxes today!

    Do not sign on with an "enrolled agent" which is...
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    723

    Refrigerant velocity too low and leaving...

    Refrigerant velocity too low and leaving evaporator oil logged?
  13. Replies
    20
    Views
    778

    Check your dump valve. Might be leaking and...

    Check your dump valve. Might be leaking and allowing fresh warm water into the mix.
  14. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,245

    Back in the day, some flooded evaps used float...

    Back in the day, some flooded evaps used float valves to meter refrigerant.
  15. Replies
    17
    Views
    419

    Stuff gets buried forever in house floor joists,...

    Stuff gets buried forever in house floor joists, so what is the concern?
  16. Replies
    33
    Views
    12,859

    ....that every able bodied male is required to...

    ....that every able bodied male is required to learn how to use a military style rifle and then sent home with one to use "just in case"

    Very peaceable folks those Swiss.......
  17. Replies
    44
    Views
    11,345

    For intermittent use, like one day a week, why...

    For intermittent use, like one day a week, why not get an upright resi freezer and mount a resi ice maker at the top of it and put a large catch bin in it? Pretty bargain basement and if icemaker...
  18. Replies
    5
    Views
    443

    If the generalaire fits snugly in the case and is...

    If the generalaire fits snugly in the case and is the same MERV you should be just fine. Just do not want any air bypassing the filter element is all..
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,838

    The tubing circulating pol water will keep the...

    The tubing circulating pol water will keep the deck at a more even temperature and LIMIT expansion and contraction.... No cooling, concrete gets hot during the day and cool at night. Simple...
  20. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,838

    Could not find any directly applicable...

    Could not find any directly applicable information on the web.

    My thoughts? Install the tubing on 8" centers design flow as you would for radiant heating. (program like Wrightsoft might be able to...
  21. Replies
    41
    Views
    5,449

    I found that to be the case, yes.

    I found that to be the case, yes.
  22. Replies
    41
    Views
    5,449

    I use the bead probes, tape to pipe and insulate....

    I use the bead probes, tape to pipe and insulate.

    Did an experiment using both the clamp and the bead on the same bit of pipe and there was a 6F difference in reading between them on my dual input...
  23. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,148

    Plugged F/D?

    Plugged F/D?
  24. Insulate the bottom of the pan so it responds...

    Insulate the bottom of the pan so it responds quicker thermally, wire in a delay on break relay to keep pan and drain energized during and after the defrost cycle for say 10 minutes. Might just be...
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,256

    Oh, my! Wonder if he pressure tested and...

    Oh, my!

    Wonder if he pressure tested and pulled a vacuum? (Not)
  26. If it is flour, steam will just cook it into...

    If it is flour, steam will just cook it into solid "cookies!"
  27. Replies
    9
    Views
    14,771

    Use open loop, but install a suitable pleated...

    Use open loop, but install a suitable pleated filter on the side going into the chiller and figure on checking/changing it based on pressure drop across the filter...

    Curious, are you providing...
  28. Gurgling is from the force of the water going...

    Gurgling is from the force of the water going into the trap. I live in cold country and furnace condensate will freeze if dumped directly outside.... Mine gurgles too and it lets me know the pump is...
  29. Replies
    60
    Views
    2,188

    Sierra.com Click on the clearance items. ...

    Sierra.com

    Click on the clearance items.

    Carhartt carpenter jeans and other styles and brands relatively cheap. Sometimes dirt cheap....

    It's where I get mine!
  30. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,332

    These have great ankle support. Line men climb...

    These have great ankle support. Line men climb poles which is hard on ankles.....
    ...
  31. Replies
    86
    Views
    2,196

    Chemours, great dividend paying stock. Up a lot...

    Chemours, great dividend paying stock. Up a lot too.
  32. Make two groves in the broken portion and then...

    Make two groves in the broken portion and then use the "reamer" that is on the back side of most tubing cutters as a "spanner" to twist it out?
  33. Thread: Ammonia

    by Juan Madera
    Replies
    29
    Views
    1,440

    Most of the ammonia plumbing I've seen is black...

    Most of the ammonia plumbing I've seen is black iron pipe, standard IPS threads. Only the big stuff gets welded.
  34. Might want to have tech evacuate the system and...

    Might want to have tech evacuate the system and recharge to the specified weight of refrigerant just to eliminate the charge issue an also remove any non-condensibles. No guarantee of cure, but at...
  35. Thread: Ammonia

    by Juan Madera
    Replies
    29
    Views
    1,440

    R717 is a wonderful refrigerant. Small...

    R717 is a wonderful refrigerant. Small displacement compressors have huge capacity compared with Cl and Fl based refrigerants. Has a bad rap due to the noxious nature of anhydrous ammonia. Also...
  36. Replies
    15
    Views
    939

    White roofing products stay coolest in the sun,...

    White roofing products stay coolest in the sun, reflecting about 60 – 90% of sunlight. However, since about half of sunlight arrives as invisible “near infrared” radiation, we can boost the solar...
  37. Replies
    10
    Views
    421

    I can say that you want a new coil matched to the...

    I can say that you want a new coil matched to the ODU to get the performance promised. Also, old coils are not rated for the higher pressures of 410a.

    And for any new equipment I seriously...
  38. Replies
    49
    Views
    13,976

    Nordyne condensing unit? I installed one of these...

    Nordyne condensing unit? I installed one of these I got 5 years ago as a NOS surplus for 2 bills.
  39. You have enough head room to add some foam board...

    You have enough head room to add some foam board insulation on top of the slab and then install tubing and a 2" or thicker slab on top of it for a killer radiant floor system. Do a heat loss calc...
  40. Replies
    12
    Views
    775

    iWave made a difference in our casino, which is a...

    iWave made a difference in our casino, which is a smoke pit. Does not totally eliminate, but does improve greatly. Each commercial iWave is good for 5000cfm, so you will need several!
  41. In MT our ground water was cool enough that I...

    In MT our ground water was cool enough that I just installed a water coil and a solenoid valve in the RA and it kept the house cool enough with just the ground water from a very shallow well. Spent...
  42. Replies
    0
    Views
    594

    I'm a lesbian!

    An old Pilot sat down in Starbucks and ordered a cup of coffee.
    As he sat sipping his coffee, a young woman sat down next to him.
    She turned to the pilot and asked, ‘Are you a real pilot?’
    He...
  43. Replies
    61
    Views
    14,999

    Hmmmmm, regulator involved perhaps?

    Hmmmmm, regulator involved perhaps?
  44. Might consider radiant floor heat even if only in...

    Might consider radiant floor heat even if only in the basement level. There are GSHP's that are water-to-water for this task.

    ASHP's are now almost as efficient as GSHP's and cost a lot less to...
  45. Yup, oven appliance bulbs, heat lamps for fry...

    Yup, oven appliance bulbs, heat lamps for fry warmers and others...
  46. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,073

    Poorly prepared Puffer fish poisoning? For...

    Poorly prepared Puffer fish poisoning?

    For certain it was not "freon" asphyxiation....
  47. No combustion=no CO. Bad CO sensor? Have it...

    No combustion=no CO.

    Bad CO sensor? Have it changed out..

    Very close neighbor? BBQ are notorious producers of CO, also, is the neighbors combustion equipment exhaust pointing at your home and...
  48. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,914

    RoBo, check out the information on k-vitamins.com...

    RoBo, check out the information on k-vitamins.com as he has done a bunch of research on keeping the plumbing operational. Good stuff!
  49. Might try a nat gas sniffer...

    Might try a nat gas sniffer...
  50. Replies
    6
    Views
    626

    You could use one IF you replumbed the boiler and...

    You could use one IF you replumbed the boiler and used a modulating valve/injection pump for the heat and allow the boiler to run at say 160F with the indirect as a priority zone. Should yield...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4