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    All I can say is that I installed a lot of heat...

    All I can say is that I installed a lot of heat pump in Montana. All with electric back up. Many new installs and some replacing much more expensive LP furnaces. They work.. Well.

    I'd lean toward...
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    Phase change salt. Seen it used for thermal...

    Phase change salt. Seen it used for thermal storage of heat for a structure, but cannot seem to find info on a eutectic salt that phase changes at -30F

    Latent heat capacity is very high for the...
  3. Adding a flue adapter will only cause issues in...

    Adding a flue adapter will only cause issues in the long run. I'd feel a lot more comfortable if the exhaust was on the side away from the house. (Turn 90 degrees.) That will increase clearance to...
  4. Your power company might give you a rebate or...

    Your power company might give you a rebate or such like for removing a 3 phase service. Am assuming that the only 3 phase load is the A/C.

    Would be interesting to see the main panel. To see if it...
  5. Might look to the State of NY as they are...

    Might look to the State of NY as they are stacking bodies inside of refrigerated trucks. Probably have some information you could use.
  6. Look at the installation spec's in the mfg's...

    Look at the installation spec's in the mfg's literature. It will cover this.
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    Was not aware that Goodman made a system approved...

    Was not aware that Goodman made a system approved for mobile homes.

    That said, the ducting on mobiles is very restrictive and systems designed for them have a much higher operating static pressure...
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    Saw the video.. You need a new "hamster wheel"

    Saw the video.. You need a new "hamster wheel"
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    Did you also replace the blower shaft? Bearings...

    Did you also replace the blower shaft? Bearings are sleeve type and use the shaft for the "other side" of the bearing. If shaft is damaged, it will eat up the bearing...
  10. Not sure of present day procedures, but most...

    Not sure of present day procedures, but most hospitals used to have on site incinerators for tissue disposal. Other "stuff" (needles, gloves etc.) go to a waste management company typically.

    Can...
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    My guess would be yes, but a quick call to the...

    My guess would be yes, but a quick call to the folks at Lifebreath will give you the answer.
  12. With the existing equipment and closing off the...

    With the existing equipment and closing off the ceiling code still will want combustion air and ventilation air in the closet, so it is a bit moot on this point.

    Best option is to go with a new...
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    I looked at doing this also and biggest VFD I...

    I looked at doing this also and biggest VFD I could find that'd run on single phase would only handle a 2T unit.

    If ya have 3 phase? Golden. Experiment away (on your own stuff) and let us know...
  14. Noise. Probably due to the new coil being clean...

    Noise. Probably due to the new coil being clean and old one plugged with crud.

    Don't see 4T ductwork!

    Should be a ceiling in the room. Sheetrock and firetaped.

    Recommend a new sealed...
  15. Think freezer failure and meat putrefying...

    Think freezer failure and meat putrefying...
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    I Like EAC's and installed a lot of them until I...

    I Like EAC's and installed a lot of them until I found that the HO usually would not even clean the shredded aluminum prefilter and it would plug up and cause issues. Or, HO would clean the cells in...
  17. 4A breaker weak? Does it trip at a certain time...

    4A breaker weak? Does it trip at a certain time every day? As in when the sun is beating down on the side it is on? I have seen line voltage breakers on disconnects do this.
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    We have an old Pacific Cooler outdoor WIF that...

    We have an old Pacific Cooler outdoor WIF that was having moisture issues. Used fiberglass tape and elastomeric roof sealant, several coats on the outside. Took a lot of solar gain away and the...
  19. Best source of sizing and fuel usage would be one...

    Best source of sizing and fuel usage would be one of the IR heating mfgs. Sizing is not like heated air systems.

    They make a closed combustion tube style and an open radiant burner style. Open...
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    Fill valve plumbed to spigot. Runs only when tank...

    Fill valve plumbed to spigot. Runs only when tank fills after a flush. You want to do a quick wash or end up with soapy hands...

    And imagine the soap scum and curds building up in the tank and rim...
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    All wires brown? Never have seen that. May be a...

    All wires brown? Never have seen that. May be a homeowner was there before you.

    Wire solid 18ga, or? All in one sheath or just loose in wall....

    Do recommend you have a pro look at it to...
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    "My girls are now 13 and 15. When I come home...

    "My girls are now 13 and 15. When I come home they only look up from their phones or X box for a second and say...... "oh. Its only you.""

    Understand the emotion, but I can say from experience...
  23. Possibly a sticking hot gas valve. Usually...

    Possibly a sticking hot gas valve.

    Usually excessive harvest time is due to dirty evap or one that is losing the nickle plating. But that would be a continuing problem. Does this model have a air...
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    Suggest a blower door test with smoke to find the...

    Suggest a blower door test with smoke to find the leaks in the structure. Sometimes the power company will do for free as part of their energy efficiency mandate from the fedgov.

    Good chance on a...
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    Need to invest in K-Y jelly stocks! Something to...

    Need to invest in K-Y jelly stocks! Something to ease the pain.... of getting the shaft.
  26. AI and facial recognition used to identify temperature.

    This is a phenomenal demo of how AI and facial recognition are used to identify elevated body temps on the fly..

    https://vimeo.com/407209107
  27. https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/israel-passes-em...

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/israel-passes-emergency-law-to-use-mobile-data-for-covid-19-contact-tracing/
  28. Very well done interactive data/graph for the COVID19 daily and projected....

    Interactive, state select-able, mouse over popups really informative site.

    https://covid19.healthdata.org/united-states-of-america/nevada

    The interesting one for NV is the actual vs tested vs...
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    Actually, the biggest problem with these buggers...

    Actually, the biggest problem with these buggers is their huge taste for honeybees. As if the bee keeping industry does not have enough problems with the hive collapse issue as it is! One of these...
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    Cooling system is probably horribly oversized for...

    Cooling system is probably horribly oversized for the structure. (Just a WAG as you did not say what the BTU capacity of the two outdoor units was.)

    Experiment.... Turn off all but one head out of...
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    Aprilair 5000 is my fave. ...

    Aprilair 5000 is my fave.

    https://www.aprilaire.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/eac_lab_comparison.pdf
  32. Thread: Recession?

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    Anyone remember the term "Stagflation?" 'twas...

    Anyone remember the term "Stagflation?"

    'twas the best of both worlds... ;-)
  33. I was a rep for this unit years back. It really...

    I was a rep for this unit years back. It really works! Had a person who had one in the baby's room to kill the diaper pail odor and was very pleased..

    Sun-Pure Ultra Sun SP-20C

    That said, it is...
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    Hmmmm... Would the stuff work for porcelain lav...

    Hmmmm... Would the stuff work for porcelain lav bowls in a granite counter? Or would it be a perma goo mess oozing out the edges?
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    You repeat yourself! Biden is one.....

    You repeat yourself! Biden is one.....
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    More like 20-30%

    More like 20-30%
  37. Federal Reserve and ANY fiat money is...

    Federal Reserve and ANY fiat money is specifically forbidden by the U.S. Constitution.... The following excerpt from the page linked below is one of the better and even handed discourse on "money"...
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    In refrigeration applications, thermoelectric...

    In refrigeration applications, thermoelectric junctions have about 1/4 the efficiency compared to conventional means (they offer around 10–15% efficiency of the ideal Carnot cycle refrigerator,...
  39. I personally like the Ruud/Rheem modulating input...

    I personally like the Ruud/Rheem modulating input gas furnaces. Have two of them in my home. Love the comfort level and lack of noise.

    Keep in mind that installing a furnace that is at or even...
  40. Socialista cannot stomach any blacks going off...

    Socialista cannot stomach any blacks going off the plantation! I'd not put it past these goons to have used the "pandemic" to destroy their progress under the robust economy we had pre-covid....
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    Zn is essential in the diet and is used in many...

    Zn is essential in the diet and is used in many enzymes in the body. Minimum intake should be 15Mg daily for survival. 50Mg is optimal for immune system health and skin elasticity. If you suffer from...
  42. Canada should pass a law prohibiting...

    Canada should pass a law prohibiting impersonating a police officer! That would have stopped this senseless killing, right? ;-)
  43. Russia and OPEC picked a helluva bad time to...

    Russia and OPEC picked a helluva bad time to flood the market with oil. Close futures are being sold at a negative price. Was -37 a contract! I'll PAY you to take these off my hands so I do not have...
  44. Bill "Josef Mengele" Gates.... Motivation is...

    Bill "Josef Mengele" Gates....

    Motivation is not money, but pure raw power over the unwashed masses dirtying up the planet. Seems that the least side effect of all the "free" vaccines is fertility...
  45. Bill Gates is a Malthusian. Look it up. If you...

    Bill Gates is a Malthusian. Look it up.

    If you trust this man with yours and your family's life, kiss it good bye cuz you are not one of the "elite" If you watched the movie "The Kingsman" I think...
  46. Canada does not have a "second amendment" and as...

    Canada does not have a "second amendment" and as they do not, the Canadian government has severely limited the ownership and use of arms...

    We on the other hand, and due to some rather...
  47. My personal preference when charging a small cap...

    My personal preference when charging a small cap tube system is to evacuate with both hoses, break vacuum with just enough refrigerant to bring to slightly above atmospheric, cap off the high side...
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    No reason it could not be installed in the alcove...

    No reason it could not be installed in the alcove that the present water heater is in now. Usually a lot of dead space above in a mobile. Panel is probably close by as well. M/H mfgs tend to minimize...
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    1976... Swine Flu "epidemic"

    60 Minutes debunks the Swine Flu epidemic. My Nurse wife was required to get the vaccination. She damn near died from it! This video is illustrative of how we got buffaloed into getting a vaccine...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG6I5dn0b3k ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG6I5dn0b3k

    Swine flu "epidemic" debunked on 60 minutes...
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