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    It is true. I have not been here in 2 years....

    It is true. I have not been here in 2 years. Luckily the forum sends you notifications about new posts to your threads.
    I did go to Grainger and buy a blower that matched my dimensions,...
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    What about the duct adapter that they made to...

    What about the duct adapter that they made to reduce the size of the back of the humidifier? Wont that interfere with efficiency as the air is essentially passing by the output of the humidifier? I...
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    This is a heat pump. But main thermostat is...

    This is a heat pump. But main thermostat is controlling both
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    So if the location is right, what would be the...

    So if the location is right, what would be the right way to modify the duct?
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    I will scan and post an image of the insert that...

    I will scan and post an image of the insert that specifically says not to install it on return duct.
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    Water vapor also condenses on contact with cold...

    Water vapor also condenses on contact with cold air. So the effect is the same.
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    So you've never seen steam in a shower?

    So you've never seen steam in a shower?
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    Well, hot running water naturally makes a bit of...

    Well, hot running water naturally makes a bit of steam. And it will collect at the bottom of my return duct sooner or later
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    I just realized that hitting the hot steam with...

    I just realized that hitting the hot steam with cold air in the return will make the water condense at the bottom of the return duct. Ok this is definitely bad. They are going to have to replace the...
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    Yes. It is connected to the hot water line. ...

    Yes. It is connected to the hot water line.

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    The guys who upsold me to this unit was adamant...

    The guys who upsold me to this unit was adamant about this being a better option. When I saw it in person before the install I said this was not right. They insisted that it would be ok. Today I...
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    Odd humidifier install need a second opinion

    I just had a humidifier added to my Lennox air-exchange Heat Pump / Gas furnace. This was done by an authorized Lennox dealer and hooked up to my iComfort Thermostat (as per my request) as it also...
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    Is there a reason why this vent is in the floor...

    Is there a reason why this vent is in the floor rather than a wall. Also the vent is essentially directly on top of the main duct. This is 5 feet away fron the furnace.
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    So that's 1280CFM from the 4 small ones, how do I...

    So that's 1280CFM from the 4 small ones, how do I calculate the amount of air going through the long one
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    Leaving the door to upstairs open or running the...

    Leaving the door to upstairs open or running the Heat exchanger open does create a back draft.
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    One more thing. The vents are not what I would...

    One more thing. The vents are not what I would call ducted. Meaning the floor joists are closed from underneath and capped at the vent locations. (Perfectly up to code in 1983 when the house was...
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    In addition to this long one, there are 4 more...

    In addition to this long one, there are 4 more 18" floor baseboard diffusers similar to TrueAir that is sold at Home depot.
    The heat pump is 4 ton. The house is 3500 sqft. Lower level is...
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    Are there nice looking machined brass or aluminum...

    Are there nice looking machined brass or aluminum vents that can be customized for this?
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    Really long Air return.

    Hi.
    I recently replaced my entire HVAC system with a Lennox XP25 and an SLP98V. (In an extremely well insulated house)
    The returns are a bit undersized for the amount of air that the unit is...
  20. Can 2 different sources of heat be controlled by the same thermostat?

    A sunroom/addition in a home I recently moved into has 2 heat sources.
    1. Baseboard electric (Controlled by Honeywell Manual 4 Wire Premium Baseboard/Line Volt Thermostat)
    2. I am assuming some...
  21. Contractor installed HVAC , Humidistat that controls Heat Exch no longer works

    My HVAC (AC And Furnace) system was recently replaced by a contractor.
    I also have a "Point of Use" Heat exchanger that pulls the hot and humid air from the bathrooms. The unit is connected to 4...
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    I am in Minneapolis MN. Will try the Grainger...

    I am in Minneapolis MN. Will try the Grainger route.
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    Would they have a better option for a more...

    Would they have a better option for a more advanced centrifugal fan though? Does something like that even exist?
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    It's a real brick (masonry) fireplace that was...

    It's a real brick (masonry) fireplace that was designed with a special channel around the main fire box (chamber). It houses 2 of these fans (1 on each side). The fans take the air from the room and...
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    I also can not really see the bearing where it...

    I also can not really see the bearing where it would be appropriate to lubricate it. It seems sealed at the motor. Should i remove the fan and try to access the bearing from that side?
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    Unfortunately it is a custom job. This fan...

    Unfortunately it is a custom job.
    This fan pushes air against a firebox of my real wood-burning fireplace. And again the motor is essentially silent. It is the fan that is making a lot of noise. Are...
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    Help identify the FASCO blower

    Can someone help me identify this thing? I searched for Fasco type U8 (as listed on the label and by outlet size which is WxH 6 5/8 x 5 5/8 to no avail.
    Any useful information on how I might be...
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    I am planning to go to Gas Heat during control...

    I am planning to go to Gas Heat during control times. In other words I am planning to have all 3 options available to me. The heat-Pump( for the milder temps) and then have the ability to decide...
  29. LEDs on Honeywell LR1620 go off when I adjust the temp.

    The problem is that my current thermostat (Honeywell LR1620) seems to be behaving oddly. I am currently running on EM-heat as the temps are way below the minimum temp. Whenever I adjust the...
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    The Utility provides a load reciever...

    The Utility provides a load reciever
    https://www.dakotaelectric.com/residential/programs/energywise_off_peak/how_an_lcr_works
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    Off Peak and Lennox iComfort vs. honeywell

    I am in the planning stages of replacing my HVAC system (all electric Rheem air source Heat pump built in 1983) with a Lennox SLP98v/xp21 on Natural gas.
    My HVAC is on Off-peak electric and I was...
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    Lennox HCWP18 does look extremely similar to the...

    Lennox HCWP18 does look extremely similar to the AiprilAire model 700
    Thanks for the quick reply.
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    Lennox dealer quoted Aprilaire Humidifier

    I am getting quote to get my HVAC system replaced.
    I asked for a humidifier to go with a Lennox system I was getting a quote for. The authorized Lennox dealer in my area quoted an Aiprilaire...
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    Inline Whole house humidifier vs. Steam Type

    Inline Whole house humidifier vs. Steam Type

    Hello Everyone. I'm new here on the forum and a new house owner (in Minneapolis MN area) . I am currently evaluating replacing my All-electric Heat...
  35. Thread: introduction

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    introduction

    Hello everyone.
    I am researching replacing an aging Rheem AirSource Heat-Pump (from early 80s) in my "new" Twin-Cities(MN) area home with a new, efficient dual-fuel Heat pump unit.
    I guess you...
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