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    Poll: None All Other

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    Poll: Who is Horizon, "... reported to Horizon..."?

    Who is Horizon, "... reported to Horizon..."?
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    The stats you have purchased may have been...

    The stats you have purchased may have been correct, but not knowing how to wire or program them indicates this is outside your DIY knowledge.

    Call a professional before you cause damage to...
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    That is NOT sized for cooling. It is for...

    That is NOT sized for cooling. It is for ventilation air, both combustion and dilution.

    It could be wired to do anything you want, unwired and manually operated or possibly even a setting on that...
  5. Call a professional. Messing with this and...

    Call a professional.

    Messing with this and having no idea what you are doing is a danger to yourself and others!!!!!
  6. What is the second photo relevance? In the...

    What is the second photo relevance?

    In the first photo, if the dark area is the wet spot you refer to it needs someone to determine where it is coming from, and sooner than later!!

    Can they...
  7. Any indication why? Employees not able to do...

    Any indication why?
    Employees not able to do their job?
    Lennox too demanding?
    Business model?
  8. Info about working at a Lennox distribution/parts location

    I have been looking ahead in life and have a possible opportunity to move out of the field.

    I have read all you guys saying that you are still doing this into, and beyond, your 50s and 60s, but I...
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    You don't size equipment based on SEER or EER or...

    You don't size equipment based on SEER or EER or efficiency!!!!! From this post of yours, it seems like they did or you understood they did.

    You sized based on a few factors, including load...
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    I think it could be moved against the wall/house,...

    I think it could be moved against the wall/house, just needs 6" of clearance there.
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    Agree.

    Agree.
  12. Thread: Need Some Advice

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    Sounds fishy. You paid for something not...

    Sounds fishy.

    You paid for something not approved or even discussed.

    You find out that the wrong refrigerant was put in the system by some guy. You use that same guy to "fix" it again.

    I...
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    Filter size is not the sole sizing figure to use...

    Filter size is not the sole sizing figure to use to determine correct unit size!!!!
  14. Thread: Mini split

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    Why do you need the low side?

    Why do you need the low side?
  15. Maybe mods will fix that.

    Maybe mods will fix that.
  16. You can't just get a larger system and solve the...

    You can't just get a larger system and solve the issue!!!!!! You duct work must be sized for the amount of air the system delivers. Similar to water, you can only flow so much through a pipe/duct....
  17. This is why you need the info for your EXACT...

    This is why you need the info for your EXACT model and not a guess from an internet site!!!

    I tried those model numbers and came up with nothing. Even on the Trans site, nothing.

    If standard...
  18. YES.

    YES.
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    Depending on how busy it is, mine can look that...

    Depending on how busy it is, mine can look that way, too. I don't like it!!!

    When you get home, you have good intentions but they are usually ignored for other things NOT work related.

    I, too,...
  20. Heat pumps MAINTAIN a temp and are not good, past...

    Heat pumps MAINTAIN a temp and are not good, past a specific temp related to the equipment's ability, at making up for setback.

    A fuel burning or electric indoor unit can utilize a setback.
    ...
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    It looks like it has an air gap and vented out...

    It looks like it has an air gap and vented out the top.

    This is better than only one and is acceptable to mfr instructions.

    2 pipes is ideal, but no always practical.
  22. I thinking that is a drain hole that goes down...

    I thinking that is a drain hole that goes down and out.
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    Sounds to me like you chose the lowest bidder and...

    Sounds to me like you chose the lowest bidder and got just that!!

    What you state was the tech's explanation of why he could not change fan speeds shows he is not that knowledgeable. I would...
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    Don't even need a relay.

    Don't even need a relay.
  25. Photos? If it's a downflow and cool is on top,...

    Photos?

    If it's a downflow and cool is on top, that is not proper in most cases.

    Gas furnace or electric?
  26. Danger! Danger! Will Robinson. :eek2:

    Danger! Danger! Will Robinson.

    :eek2:
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    Agree.

    Agree.
  28. I'm going to agree!!! I think that is just...

    I'm going to agree!!!
    I think that is just shadow on the auction lines and other than that, it's one clean unit.
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    Yes, but would you jump to a compressor as the...

    Yes, but would you jump to a compressor as the first thing to tell this OP when he called? While I would eventually mention a compressor, as you did, I would no do so until I was onsite.

    As I...
  30. Not to be rude, condescending or an a$$ but why...

    Not to be rude, condescending or an a$$ but why is it that engineers want things to be so complex when basic and simple works and there is no precedent for it?
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    You have a leak if the system needs refrigerant...

    You have a leak if the system needs refrigerant added other than at initial install. It should be a sealed system and thus no need to "top it off".

    Also, hidden in the post, you have a NEST. While...
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    Most jurisdictions, this is not legal and is a...

    Most jurisdictions, this is not legal and is a dangerous idea!!

    Not one of the techs that have charged you for coming to your home have provided an written invoice with model and serial numbers?
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    You could be correct that the accuracy of the...

    You could be correct that the accuracy of the reading is correct, but you have so(10 or so) many points of possible leaks and non-vacuum rated hoses with the YJ/manifold set up.
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    While I agree that the installing company should...

    While I agree that the installing company should be doing this, it seems like they are not too competent.

    A leak that size, unless it developed after the install, should have been noticed on...
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    You are correct, I missed the a/c info. A 3 ton...

    You are correct, I missed the a/c info. A 3 ton unit for 1600 sq ft seems a bit big, in general. A load calc would determine this.

    Second, no invoice or other paperwork has the furnace model...
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    How old is this unit, serial number?

    How old is this unit, serial number?
  37. Do as you wish, but I would all but bet you...

    Do as you wish, but I would all but bet you experience the same issue with either new parts. While those parts could be having an intermittent issue, it is more likely it is the failing compressor....
  38. X2 :DD:::DD: :deadhorse::deadhorse:...

    X2

    :DD:::DD:
    :deadhorse::deadhorse:
    :pileon::pileon::pileon::pileon::pileon:
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    This may sound stupid, but since it does it at...

    This may sound stupid, but since it does it at that time consistently, get up and watch what is happening. It could be inside or out, but most likely outside.

    Noises
    Smells
    Temperatures
    Heating...
  40. We can infer what may have happened, but not...

    We can infer what may have happened, but not enough info provided to assure you that the "new guy" actually did fix it. Not trying to say he did or didn't as it is working to your satisfaction, but...
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    Thus far, still no complete model numbers of the...

    Thus far, still no complete model numbers of the furnace or a/c and ZERO info on the zone equipment. Without that how do we even try to answer the question?

    Someone from this site's contractor map...
  42. You won't want to hear this, but it is time for a...

    You won't want to hear this, but it is time for a new unit!!!!!!

    This is a Bristol 2 stage unit and has know issues. Bristol has gone out of business.

    You have a compressor that is failing in...
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    Have you tried OEM parts? Those part numbers...

    Have you tried OEM parts?

    Those part numbers are aftermarket parts, while they may be made for Lennox by that MFR, there may be something different.

    Reading variying voltage is concerning,...
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    What any of us are losing to them is usually not...

    What any of us are losing to them is usually not worth our efforts.

    We do get the calls from the homeowner after the warranty company can't get it right and it has been months. Con't believe this,...
  45. Yes.

    Yes.
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    I would NOT put any UV light in a unit that is...

    I would NOT put any UV light in a unit that is plastic if it will be in direct line of sight of the plastic.
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    So now there are 2 chemicals in the system that...

    So now there are 2 chemicals in the system that were not original to the system!!!!
  48. If you have the exact same equipment, someone...

    If you have the exact same equipment, someone taking measurements of the operation and comparing them should help in narrowing down the issue.

    Refrigerant
    Controls
    Sensor(s)
    and so on
  49. Read the other post....

    Read the other post.
    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?2209005-Need-Help!-New-Carrier-Green-Speed-Heat-Pump-Installation-Disaster

    OP states that has been tried but either nobody will come...
  50. ATTENTION This OP has another thread about the...

    ATTENTION

    This OP has another thread about the system and she has had issues since day one. According to her Carrier will not assist in getting to the bottom of the problem(s).

    Maybe this...
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