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  1. Keep the outdoor unit energized, there is a...

    Keep the outdoor unit energized, there is a heater that's needed when it's cold out!
  2. Id shut it down until its fixed!

    Id shut it down until its fixed!
  3. Then make them come back or call a different...

    Then make them come back or call a different contractor!
  4. It takes 15 minutes before you can tell if the...

    It takes 15 minutes before you can tell if the coolant level is fine.
    Call them back.
  5. Thread: 15 SEER

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    The higher the seer the fancier they get. ...

    The higher the seer the fancier they get.
    Several parts are back ordered.
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    You and Dan Holohan have thought me a lot. ...

    You and Dan Holohan have thought me a lot.

    Welcome

    BTW
    Email address not allowed in posts
  7. Thread: 15 SEER

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    Will you save enough to cover the additional...

    Will you save enough to cover the additional repair costs?
  8. Sounds like a install issue?

    Sounds like a install issue?
  9. and thatís based on what information? The kids...

    and thatís based on what information?

    The kids green letís be careful with bad advice!
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    Thats an air vent and it is leaking and has been...

    Thats an air vent and it is leaking and has been for quite a while.


    Being a NON-DIY site we can't get into details on the replacement.
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    That depend on the static pressure readings

    That depend on the static pressure readings
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    Thats the exact set up when we bought this house....

    Thats the exact set up when we bought this house. Coal fired Thatcher gravity HW converted to oil. I will say the most Even heat i've ever seen. Also the most inefficient!

    Had the Weil Mclain...
  13. That would be my guess!

    That would be my guess!
  14. ?

    ?
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    I'll keep 4 wheels under be at this age!

    I'll keep 4 wheels under be at this age!
  16. So, what happens when something fails, and parts...

    So, what happens when something fails, and parts are a few days/weeks out?
  17. Thread: PTAC Question

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    The strip heaters usually come on when 1 1/2 or...

    The strip heaters usually come on when 1 1/2 or 2į between what the stat is calling for and actual room temperature.

    Night setbacks are not a good idea with heat pumps!
  18. Dont have the manual in front of me. Not a fan...

    Dont have the manual in front of me.

    Not a fan of covering anything. A few homes here have to use their back up heat until the weather breaks!
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    What's the equipment metering device? (Make and...

    What's the equipment metering device?
    (Make and Model sure would help)

    Tap the liquid line? :cheers:
  20. Side discharge unit?

    Side discharge unit?
  21. This is a Gym, you need large amounts of outside...

    This is a Gym, you need large amounts of outside air to dilute the amount of moisture from the human activity. AKA Heavy Breathing!

    You can't just slap a unit on the roof then blame the...
  22. Make and model?

    Make and model?
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    Yes it does. That 2000btu difference in nothing.

    Yes it does.
    That 2000btu difference in nothing.
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    The most energy efficient way is to properly size...

    The most energy efficient way is to properly size the Geo.

    Beyond that a whole house dehumidifier with outside air hookup.
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    Thatís not a sizing (BTU/h) issue, thatís a Duct...

    Thatís not a sizing (BTU/h) issue, thatís a Duct issue.
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    Youíve said theyíve already began guessing. ...

    Youíve said theyíve already began guessing.
    Static Pressure Test

    If there not willing to do it find a different contractor.
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    Daikyn Fujitsu Mitisubishi

    Daikyn
    Fujitsu
    Mitisubishi
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    Without static pressure reading no way to know. ...

    Without static pressure reading no way to know.

    I will say, high static pressure and ECM motors = shortened motor life.

    And that is one expensive motor!
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    The heat load loss for the building is...

    The heat load loss for the building is determined.
    Then the equipment size is determined.
    From there the ducts are sized to the CFM requirements of the equipment.

    They just went bigger period!
  30. If your trying to insinuate thereís nothing lower...

    If your trying to insinuate thereís nothing lower then NEST, your correct!
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    So they increased the capacity30%. Did they...

    So they increased the capacity30%. Did they increase the delivery system by as much? NO!
  32. I give basements a separate small mini split and...

    I give basements a separate small mini split and a dehumidifier.
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    Sounds like guessing rather then troubleshooting....

    Sounds like guessing rather then troubleshooting.
    Without static pressure readings theyíll never get it right.

    Why and how much oversized?
  34. How do you know it isnít grounded? Better yet...

    How do you know it isnít grounded?
    Better yet how did you ground it?
  35. As they say, "Follow the money", there's more...

    As they say, "Follow the money", there's more profit selling new unit then extending ducts!
  36. Have you seen the Manual "J" Calculations for the...

    Have you seen the Manual "J" Calculations for the addition?

    FYI, I was told the existing system isn't big enough to handle the addition
    Who said that the GC's HVAC Contractor?
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    I stand corrected :angel:

    I stand corrected :angel:
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    Do you really want to ASSUME the liability?

    Do you really want to ASSUME the liability?
  39. With new construction they should have the...

    With new construction they should have the calculations of what size is needed. Exactly how many BTU's/h heating / cooling? Yes, a small mini can be used and is quite often. I'd rather see the main...
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    Those fractional semis do not have an oil pump,...

    Those fractional semis do not have an oil pump, just a splash system!
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    thats 8

    thats 8
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    thats 7

    thats 7
  43. Thread: 2sac busted

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    thats 6!

    thats 6!
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    I'm ASSUMING these measurements are for the...

    I'm ASSUMING these measurements are for the basement?

    Here basements get a completely different heating cooling unit, a small mini split and dehumidifier. The basement can require heating while...
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    With the semi you can see the oil level, with a...

    With the semi you can see the oil level, with a hermetic you cant.

    What do you have 3/8" suction out of those coils?
    Cut the line and drain the oil. Resolder with S B 8.
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    Glad your happy it took 30 hot humid days to fix...

    Glad your happy it took 30 hot humid days to fix it with something that should be on the truck. At the least 2 days out.
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    Not much has changes in compressor manufacturing...

    Not much has changes in compressor manufacturing over the years.
    A hard start kit generally covers for other issues!
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    Running with No Load its very possible it slugged...

    Running with No Load its very possible it slugged liquid.
    Open the coils and blow them out.
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    What fluid are they sensing? Just strap them...

    What fluid are they sensing?

    Just strap them on and insulate.

    I get stainless steel 1/2" MPT for 12 or 15 each
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    Pricing not allowed! If I installed it then...

    Pricing not allowed!

    If I installed it then NO, I don't charge the service call for something that's under warranty.

    If it was installed by others, then yes i charge the service call
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