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    Lol! Most likely, due the recent moon phaseshift...

    Lol! Most likely, due the recent moon phaseshift and European swallow migration in a bullmarket with historically low interest rates, your allparts are misaligned or obsolete. Recommend upgrading...
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    Lol! Most likely, due the recent moon phaseshift...

    Lol! Most likely, due the recent moon phaseshift and European swallow migration in a bullmarket with historically low interest rates, your allparts are misaligned or obsolete. Recommend upgrading...
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    Pictures, please. I'm guessing that your return...

    Pictures, please. I'm guessing that your return plenum has that black insulation on the inside and that's what your talking about? I'd recommend having the air tested if you have breathing problems...
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    I'm not familiar with that brand, but every...

    I'm not familiar with that brand, but every manufacturer I've worked on would have a dump cycle at the end of the ice making process or when power was applied. Some companies may charge a smaller...
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    Some components in many condensers are always...

    Some components in many condensers are always energized, like run capacitors and can be damaged by a power spike, but that's theorizing as i dont know what "blew"
  6. I'd call a technician in to take a look, a...

    I'd call a technician in to take a look, a vibration in the discharge line that's transmitting all the way inside could indicate a problem with the compressor or reversing valve. If its vibrating...
  7. Recommend having your static pressure measured...

    Recommend having your static pressure measured and any duct sizing changes done first, most equipment is oversized for the home with ducting to small for the unit. Old equipment could usually handle...
  8. Is this just an open sided shed over the unit? I...

    Is this just an open sided shed over the unit? I would imagine any sheetmetal company could fabricate it for you. Just remember most units require a MINIMUM 5' of overhead clearance to prevent air...
  9. Seems like your tech could use a mechanics...

    Seems like your tech could use a mechanics stethoscope to pin-point the noise
  10. I'd get the drywall up first and do the...

    I'd get the drywall up first and do the insulation last. Did anyone perform a manual J, S and D to determine building heat load/loss, room by room CFM requirements and duct design? Would having the...
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    You only gave the m/n of the condenser which is...

    You only gave the m/n of the condenser which is an electric heatpump, it does both heating and cooling electrically but we have no idea if you also have a gas furnace or if you have heat strips, so...
  12. If a manual j was done and it's been verified...

    If a manual j was done and it's been verified that 5 tons is the correct size for your home, then I wouldn't recommend more than a 3 degree setback while your at work. Most homes have comically...
  13. Cross that bridge if you come to it, stressing...

    Cross that bridge if you come to it, stressing about it wont change what may come. You got to remember for every leaking coil we change theres hundreds we didn't because they weren't leaking
  14. So my take away is that there is no law saying...

    So my take away is that there is no law saying that R410a is being phased out per say, they are just going to let the market do it for them. Manufacturers only have so much R&D money to spend on...
  15. This is true, has anyone heard if 454b can be...

    This is true, has anyone heard if 454b can be easily retrofitted into current R410a equipment, because I haven't and that's giving me a bad gut feeling. If it's not then it will be a short time...
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    Everything stated above is absolutely true, I'll...

    Everything stated above is absolutely true, I'll throw in that I start with the Schrader core at the suction line service valve on split heatpumps. Those seals on the core dont seem to like the high...
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    More heat=more cfm, so as stated it's probably...

    More heat=more cfm, so as stated it's probably correct, would need a m/n to know for sure
  18. I only found the Blue-Tube UV light online and...

    I only found the Blue-Tube UV light online and they make an ER and a ST model, the ST is line voltage 115-277v, the ER is 18-32vac. Is there any reason to not get the ST model provided this is what...
  19. Dont worry about it, R410a is being phased out. ...

    Dont worry about it, R410a is being phased out. They will have a new refrigerant out for you to beta test in a couple years. I haven't heard that its compatible with R410a equipment yet, so...
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    I've been trying these out this summer, so far so...

    I've been trying these out this summer, so far so good but I'm not in residential anymore. I really wish someone would make a cap with enough space to get insulated spades in, I find they hit the...
  21. Everytime you see a qoute for any furnace size,...

    Everytime you see a qoute for any furnace size, remember that the btu rating is always the input. An 80k btu 80% furnace will output 64k btu and the same size 96% furnace will output 76,800 btu,...
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    No one I've worked for stock dual caps because of...

    No one I've worked for stock dual caps because of to many variations and the rate at which we go thru them. In the past when I did a lot more residential I would carry a half dozen of your common...
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    I was taught this as well and I do remember it...

    I was taught this as well and I do remember it came from a book, although for the life of me I cant remember why or the name of the book. If I'm doing this it's usually after hours and your the 30th...
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    Lol! That pipe looks like something violent and...

    Lol! That pipe looks like something violent and non-consensual happened to it.
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    Your ac in a car or plane doesn't have energy...

    Your ac in a car or plane doesn't have energy efficiency standards that the equipment is designed to run at
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    He suggesting that you've got a leak, any of...

    He suggesting that you've got a leak, any of those joints they brazed oily? Also could be they cooked the txv, if you have one, when brazing. I've only seen 1 system that had a good split and was...
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    I would think that if the installer had very...

    I would think that if the installer had very little experience then someone should have been supervising them, and unless it was their first day, they should know what proper looks like. I'm still...
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    Manufacturers supply charts with the condenser to...

    Manufacturers supply charts with the condenser to account for length and lift
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    Why bother putting btu ratings on equipment if it...

    Why bother putting btu ratings on equipment if it doesnt mean what it says? I'm sure the 6k and the 9k share a lot of the same components but there has to be differences in operation to to lose 3k...
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    I get the venting part, but my experience is the...

    I get the venting part, but my experience is the work reflects the owner. Everyone hires crap employees at some point, but if that bothered the owner it would get cleaned up quick. Email off photos...
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    If the compressor wasn't running with the cap as...

    If the compressor wasn't running with the cap as is and I couldn't jump a couple new ones together to make 40, only then would I do that. The part is failing, it might not make it until tomorrow,...
  32. I was hoping teddy bear or someone that lives in...

    I was hoping teddy bear or someone that lives in a market that use these would jump in. My understanding is that humidifiers work much better on the supply side, steam will work good but water...
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    Going be honest, I dont know how Mitsu is...

    Going be honest, I dont know how Mitsu is controlling capacity, be it different coil size and slower blower motor or by controlling the refrigerant flow. Either way the 6k head will absorb 33% less...
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    Allied air is owned by Lennox as well

    Allied air is owned by Lennox as well
  35. Agree with previous posts about your low voltage...

    Agree with previous posts about your low voltage side. I would be getting a proper commissioning report written up from the installing company showing the refrigerant charges and airflow are correct...
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    Sounds like if you pay a mitigation fee to the...

    Sounds like if you pay a mitigation fee to the city they'll leave you alone. I'm sure every dollar of that fee goes toward saving the environment, and totally not toward govt bloat and corruption. ...
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    Divide the sensible heat load by the total heat...

    Divide the sensible heat load by the total heat load
  38. I think those are only allowed in the Northeast...

    I think those are only allowed in the Northeast as they dont meet energy efficiency standards for the southeast or southwest.
  39. Before you replace any equipment, find a...

    Before you replace any equipment, find a contractor that will use manual j to size the homes load. Did the 2 contractors qoute 80k btu furnaces as well? Who measured ducting static pressure to...
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    Your profile says your a regular guest here but...

    Your profile says your a regular guest here but nothing else. If your a tech your posting in the wrong forum, not that we can help you troubleshoot in an open forum. If your a homeowner you know...
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    I think most of the Nests I've disposed of had a...

    I think most of the Nests I've disposed of had a C wire as well, it's just a crap design with really good PR. A 2 stage furnace in low heat is putting out 65% of the btu capacity and airflow of high...
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    I would suggest throwing the Nest out, it has a...

    I would suggest throwing the Nest out, it has a well earned reputation of causing erratic operation and causing failure to electrical components, like the control board. There are tstats out there...
  43. Turn off the gas service valve at the furnace and...

    Turn off the gas service valve at the furnace and your good to go. I like Pecmsg's idea about the heatpump, either now or wait for it to die they'll be onto a new refrigerant by then
  44. Could you elaborate on why it's more comfortable...

    Could you elaborate on why it's more comfortable Pecmsg? I hardly ever run into boilers in my neck of the woods unfortunately. If any of you guys know of a boiler manufacturer that does classes in...
  45. My first house was 1300 sqft and had a 75k btu...

    My first house was 1300 sqft and had a 75k btu heater, it was noisy, would make you sweat before it shut down at temp and then the room would get chilly before it came back on again, very...
  46. More on off cycling than would be needed. I dont...

    More on off cycling than would be needed. I dont think your gas bill would be more, but the furnace will overshoot your setpoint. Also will push more air volume than a 40k, it's an unknown to us if...
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    If you cant find a way around to run that wire,...

    If you cant find a way around to run that wire, Honeywell makes a wireless setup or the communicating Prestige IAQ which only needs 2 wires at the tstat to run most anything. Both have an equipment...
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    Its unreasonable to assume one system can...

    Its unreasonable to assume one system can maintain even temperatures across 2 floors that have vastly different loads on them. One system per floor sized for that floors load is the best method to...
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    What does biological growth on the A-coil affect...

    What does biological growth on the A-coil affect their ability to clean the return duct, the coil is not part of the ducting?
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    Could be he wants to save you money, I enjoy the...

    Could be he wants to save you money, I enjoy the 2 stage cooling and just about every customer that had it said they wouldn't go back which is what convinced me to try it. I'm not sure what your...
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