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    It is difficult to quantify a leak without...

    It is difficult to quantify a leak without knowing its vital signs at previous points and comparing it to now. It could be a day, week, month or year until the charge loss will be noticable.
    I am...
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    If your into wireless probes I also think the...

    If your into wireless probes I also think the fieldpiece is the way to go. The clamp has 2 halves that make contact with the pipe electrically and they must be conductive through the pipe. I do not...
  3. What if for several years txvs start having...

    What if for several years txvs start having problems with plugging and screens clog. Everyone starts pointing fingers at installation practices. More than 1 time I heard that brazing without nitrogen...
  4. Call me a skeptic, remember when 410a came out...

    Call me a skeptic, remember when 410a came out and the all hell would break loose if you mixed mineral and Poe, you needed a new gauge set for every refrigerant and the sky would fall of you got the...
  5. I would ask, who has seen factual evidence first...

    I would ask, who has seen factual evidence first hand that it causes problems on a residential system? (Again,, I agree it can be beneficial, is great trade practice and the professional thing to do)...
  6. [emoji106] I'm intrigued Sent from my...

    [emoji106] I'm intrigued

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  7. Cool video,,, can you do the exact same purging...

    Cool video,,, can you do the exact same purging with nitro?

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  8. I'm playing devil's advocate here,,, since we all...

    I'm playing devil's advocate here,,, since we all know that Poe is a solvent and will clean the inside of the pipe,, whatever is inside will be dissolved and caught in the drier correct? It would not...
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    In my opinion yes. A service manager makes...

    In my opinion yes. A service manager makes hiring/firing decisions, guides the direction of the department, handles budgeting, discipline and meetings. A supervisor handles technical matters and...
  10. The Honeywell valves come in 3 pieces, the body....

    The Honeywell valves come in 3 pieces, the body. The paddle and the motor. Older (Barbara coleman style) bodies required you to break into the water portion to change the head. The Honeywell style is...
  11. What manufacturer of valves? The reason this...

    What manufacturer of valves? The reason this occurs is that as the water (which has mass) is running through the piping and the zone valve closes, the mass of water needs to stop immediately (which...
  12. I'm intrigued with what you would need all the...

    I'm intrigued with what you would need all the hot water for?

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  13. Thread: Moms house

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    I haven't seen those pump ups.. they look nice...

    I haven't seen those pump ups.. they look nice along with the install

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  14. I would suggest turning the hvac system off and...

    I would suggest turning the hvac system off and operating the fan only to see if the conditions are still present. This would rule out combustion and drainage. If the conditions still exist, I would...
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    I think getting filtration, purification,...

    I think getting filtration, purification, ventilation and dehumidification correct is a first start

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    Poll: Gm everyone. Stay safe out there Sent from my...

    Gm everyone. Stay safe out there

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  17. Let me see... so you want to turn the stat back...

    Let me see... so you want to turn the stat back so when you return you can pay a huge premium to use electric resistance heat to warm it back up and potentially pay more money to heat the home than...
  18. I for 1 applaud a contractor that provides...

    I for 1 applaud a contractor that provides skepticism. If the duct system is in fact overly sized you will get poor air distribution out of the registers. Over sized duct systems make air slow down...
  19. Sometimes the simple ones are the hardest. ...

    Sometimes the simple ones are the hardest.


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  20. The ac ready kits are garbage. I have replaced...

    The ac ready kits are garbage. I have replaced several and then got to the point that I just install beefier isolation relays when they fail... good catch and repair by your tech

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    I don't disagree,, im just trying to optimize the...

    I don't disagree,, im just trying to optimize the operation of the unit for the home across the entire spectrum of the cooling season

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    Hmmm if using a 3h/3c stat and since continuous...

    Hmmm if using a 3h/3c stat and since continuous fan mode was super slow, what if y1 only energized G for continuous fan (low low airflow) and y2 energized y1 on the board for 60% airflow and y3...
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    Who the hell needs bluetooth. I can walk 30 steps...

    Who the hell needs bluetooth. I can walk 30 steps and see how she is doing far faster than I can connect to an app and I could care little about "trending"

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  24. Install a lochinvar LTV-06 bypass valve. They are...

    Install a lochinvar LTV-06 bypass valve. They are pre-set to 140deg but replacement thermostatic elements can be used in a few different temps I believe.

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    If Marc was here, he might tell you to change to...

    If Marc was here, he might tell you to change to nest?? :)

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    80% less or did you mean 80% of? Sent from my...

    80% less or did you mean 80% of?

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    Since a boiler is a sealed system and never takes...

    Since a boiler is a sealed system and never takes on new water unless there is a repair made, treat the water when it is put in with fernox/sentinel or better yet get some municipal water and pump it...
  28. The unit needs a replacement condensate collector...

    The unit needs a replacement condensate collector and gasket. It also needs a full maintenance including gas pressure test, temperature rise check and combustion check. Time to cantact your service...
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    I'll hook you up if you want a job there tho. ...

    I'll hook you up if you want a job there tho.

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    If the system has proper air elimination and pump...

    If the system has proper air elimination and pump flow you could mount it off level without worry of heating nor air issues. I personally would level it with the floor or it will look ugly

    Sent...
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    Our metal shop makes them but I believe it is...

    Our metal shop makes them but I believe it is vane rail.

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    The job wasn't done in the pics and I had the...

    The job wasn't done in the pics and I had the guys redo the crooked supply plenumn but it was the best of a bad situation. Friggin 17" solid hemlock sill plate was fun to drill....
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    When the microbluvac came out I bought about 25...

    When the microbluvac came out I bought about 25 of them for some of the guys. Great price point and awesome performance. It appears they have discontinued them in favor of adding wireless at a...
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    Started another one of these today, customer had...

    Started another one of these today, customer had an old oil furnace and hasn't had central heating in 10yrs. Here is a pic of the inside of the box without the top on. I'll see if I can get a couple...
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    Sometimes I ask myself the same question:) ...

    Sometimes I ask myself the same question:)

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    The unit is fully modulating. I give it a thumbs...

    The unit is fully modulating. I give it a thumbs up

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    99+% of the time it would be 2 pipe sidewall...

    99+% of the time it would be 2 pipe sidewall vent. I have sleeved pipe down the chimney a few times over the years but almost never. I have wanted to try the duravent 90% chimney liner someday but we...
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    We are yanking the fuel oil and going propane so...

    We are yanking the fuel oil and going propane so the chimney is not a problem. I believe they have an electric water heater so the chimney will be abandoned.
    I am unsure about basement flooding but...
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    If comfort is a factor then it would make sense...

    If comfort is a factor then it would make sense replacing if funds were unlimited. I was under the impression it was being replaced due to microbial growth and changing the size will probably not...
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    What is the brand and model# ? What temp and...

    What is the brand and model# ? What temp and humidity are you maintaining in the space?

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    I think the saying goes something like this.........

    I think the saying goes something like this...... once you go blue you never go back

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    I have a 2015 chevy city Express which is the...

    I have a 2015 chevy city Express which is the same van with different trim (all the parts say nissan on them). I have almost 150k and love the friggin rice burner. It does eats tires like crazy in...
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    Does it cool well? If so, clean it and leave it....

    Does it cool well? If so, clean it and leave it. Being full of mold is pretty common. Chances are a replacement unit will do the same thing. Clean it up and install a mold killing lamp designed for...
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    It has only been 2 months,,, 60 days

    It has only been 2 months,,, 60 days
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    Unless we hung the unit on unistrut from the...

    Unless we hung the unit on unistrut from the floor joist or set on blocks i am unsure how to hang. The furnace, coil, return, plenum would be 30,34,18,24 ish which would be nearly 9' long and would...
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    There was 1 poured pad that is 3" thick...

    There was 1 poured pad that is 3" thick originally and he poured a 2nd ext to it so the width would work. We put the box on 2" plastic corners

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    I wanted to go taller but I was limited by the...

    I wanted to go taller but I was limited by the number of supplies I needed to add to the back, left, right.

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    I wasn't with them when they finished but I think...

    I wasn't with them when they finished but I think it came out good. 7) 6" rounds and we are going back in a few weeks to duct the upstairs...
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    Horizontal would have been much more difficult....

    Horizontal would have been much more difficult. There was a 8x24 floor grill added in the floor offset left. 2 floor joists panned across above plenum and into the 20x20 filter rack that is built...
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    Maybe not that proud but unique

    Low headroom basement and customer wanted furnace and ac. Converted furnace to down flow into a box with turning vanes and upflow through coil. Job is obviously not done but the shell is in. 20x20...
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