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    [QUOTE=jdere;25631243]I was wandering when...

    [QUOTE=jdere;25631243]I was wandering when someone was going to jump in and ask for the static pressure readings. I had a similar issue 5 years ago on an oversized furnace.
    I believe the original...
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    I was wandering when someone was going to jump in...

    I was wandering when someone was going to jump in and ask for the static pressure readings. I had a similar issue 5 years ago on an oversized furnace.
    I believe the original installer found a deal...
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    I have dual fuel set up at my house outside of...

    I have dual fuel set up at my house outside of Boston, Ma.
    I originally set up it up because there was a point in time 4 or 5 years ago where electricity costs were less than the price of oil. That...
  4. Thanks Brian!

    Thanks Brian!
  5. I remember a few years ago a forum member posted...

    I remember a few years ago a forum member posted a very light quality adjustable wrench.
    Helps keep the tool bag light.
    I have been trying to find that post every since.
  6. Icy78, I do a lot of large and expensive homes....

    Icy78, I do a lot of large and expensive homes. Some of the larger homes, over 8000 sqft live able, have more than 4 or more air handlers and condensers but basically the same as a 1500 sqft house...
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    Belt size A-35 RPM 760 BHP 1.34 Don't have the...

    Belt size A-35
    RPM 760
    BHP 1.34
    Don't have the drive pulley diameter
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    Well I do this all a lot if I notice that another...

    Well I do this all a lot if I notice that another thread already has many relevant posts that follow along similarly to an issue that I'm having.
    Why would it be better to start a new thread?
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    I'm replacing belt with the same size and using...

    I'm replacing belt with the same size and using Browning belts.
    Belts are not tight.
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    Having the same problem with Carrier air handler...

    Having the same problem with Carrier air handler 42BHE.
    I installed 8 units less than a year ago.
    I had to replace 5 belts on 4 units already. One unit I did twice already. Check out pics of 2...
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    Having the same problem with Carrier air handler...

    Having the same problem with Carrier air handler 42BHE.
    I installed 8 units less than a year ago.
    I had to replace 5 belts on 4 units already. One unit I did twice aleady.
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    I make my own condensate neutralizer. I buy a 25...

    I make my own condensate neutralizer. I buy a 25 lb bag of marble chips (3/4" sieved) at Home Depot/Lowes (less than $6.00 a bag).
    I use 2" PVC pipe for main body. Lowes carries 2" to 3/4" pvc...
  13. Thread: Airflow

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    I agree. If the size of the return duct is large...

    I agree. If the size of the return duct is large enough, the shape should not effect the static pressure on the return side anyway.
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    Thanks for the info pac, looks like my local...

    Thanks for the info pac, looks like my local Carrier dealer's tech and control support has totally disintegrated.
    No call back, no response, they suck!
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    Yes and condensate slurping around in the inducer...

    Yes and condensate slurping around in the inducer assembly. WTF!
    I had something similar with a Payne furnace a few weeks ago.
    Just like someone else mentioned, Carrier should be paying for the...
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    Has anyone heard if Carrier has done anything...

    Has anyone heard if Carrier has done anything recently (Winter 2016/2017) about the problems mentioned in this post?
  17. Thread: Dual fuel t-stat

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    [QUOTE=Mileo407;24258861]An outdoor temperature...

    [QUOTE=Mileo407;24258861]An outdoor temperature sensor would have to be installed and wired to the thermostat. The thermostat should make the switch once it sees that the outdoor temperature has...
  18. Thread: Dual fuel t-stat

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    How about using a heat pump thermostat? I believe...

    How about using a heat pump thermostat? I believe the 8000 model is has the terminals you would need.
    Just use the W2 or Aux terminal as the circuit that will turn on a secondary source of heat.
    I...
  19. This is good advice from heating_chicago.

    This is good advice from heating_chicago.
  20. Joemach, Thanks for posting this bulletin! I...

    Joemach,
    Thanks for posting this bulletin!
    I just had this happen to me on a Payne furnace two days ago.
    You would think this info would be posted at the Carrier dealer.
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    Regarding hot water heat pumps: I heard of...

    Regarding hot water heat pumps:
    I heard of customers complain that the room feels very cold in the winter time and you need to leave the mechanical room door open to the rest of the home.
    They tell...
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    Thanks Rundawg!

    Thanks Rundawg!
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    Looking for york manuals

    I'm not a York installer but have a customer with a non working newly installed heat pump.
    Need install manuals for air handler: AHR30B#XH21B
    heat pump: YHJF24S41S1A

    Thanks!
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    I bought the same Fieldpiece STA2 and it's been...

    I bought the same Fieldpiece STA2 and it's been great!
    The best feature is the averaging function, in my opinion. Without it, I just don't know how someone can write down
    all the readings as you...
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    I have the same yellow jacket 69075 for at least...

    I have the same yellow jacket 69075 for at least 4 years now. It's always been dependable.
    I went through 2 supco's and will never trust them again.
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    I had a similar situation with similar pressure...

    I had a similar situation with similar pressure and temp readings.
    I just bought the field piece hot wire anemometer and noticed my air flow was half of what I needed.
    The A evap coil looked...
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    Hey Guys, I went to the job site with the air...

    Hey Guys,
    I went to the job site with the air balancer this morning. Found kitchen vent hood circuit working and close to 10,000 cfm.
    The kitchen make up air was about 1300 cfm! Nice!
    We went up...
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    Mitch, I will check it tomorrow morning. Another...

    Mitch, I will check it tomorrow morning.
    Another buddy just called me and told me to shut all the equipment, walk around with a manometer
    and turn equipment on, one at a time. Check...
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    heatingman, This would be the fifth restaurant I...

    heatingman,
    This would be the fifth restaurant I have completed. This project was engineered. Captive air certified that the kitchen vent hood and kitchen make up air are balanced as spec'd.
    I...
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    heatingmen, Yes Here is the breakdown: Kitchen...

    heatingmen,
    Yes
    Here is the breakdown:
    Kitchen vent hood: 10,000 cfm
    Make up air: -7000 cfm
    Outside air: -3000 cfm (connected to each air handler)
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    Restaurant pressurization issue

    I installed 8 fan coils and an outside air circuit. A separate company installed the kitchen vent hood and kitchen make up ducts and equipment.
    Now that job is complete, the kitchen swinging doors...
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    When I have situations in which I don't want to...

    When I have situations in which I don't want to fry the equipment, I just keep the low voltage wires going to the humidifier disconnected and instead connect voltmeter leads to the wires.
    You either...
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    No Uke, The main power going into the unit is...

    No Uke,
    The main power going into the unit is either 208/230 or 120 volt.
    The 120 volt circuit takes at least twice as longer to make steam.
    Also the amount of steam per day/hour is reduced.
    I...
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    Not saying you installed a furnace that was too...

    Not saying you installed a furnace that was too large but I had a similar issue in the past in which a contractor installed a new furnace that was similar BTU's as old furnace but too big for the...
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    I have installed at least five Aprilaire 800 over...

    I have installed at least five Aprilaire 800 over the last 4 -5 years. For the most part they work well.
    The capsule needs to be replaced every season.
    Try to get electrician to wire for 208/230...
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    The other posts are correct. Don't ever let...

    The other posts are correct. Don't ever let customer take over the HVAC design process without them signing a waiver
    because you will never hear the end of it.
    You mentioned the house being a...
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    Yes, I believe it's an environmental violation...

    Yes,
    I believe it's an environmental violation to have open loop.
    The EPA doesn't even want a chance of contamination of the ground water.
    I know for a fact a building inspector actually needs to...
  39. Kchest, your right on. I'm from Mass and my in...

    Kchest, your right on.
    I'm from Mass and my in laws live in NC.
    Come on everyone. We are all Americans.
    Just watch some WW2 movies when northerners and southerners are thrown in together.
    We all...
  40. POLYSONICS Model DHT-P Hydra Ultrasonic Flowmeter

    I'm thinking of buying a ultrasonic flow meter.
    The older model's can be had for less than $100 on ebay.
    Newer one's start at $400.00
    Anyone have experience using these flow meters? Any input?
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    thanks rundawg and everyone else who commented!

    thanks rundawg and everyone else who commented!
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    I went by the job. Indoor unit is a Carrier...

    I went by the job. Indoor unit is a Carrier FY4ANFo24000AAAA
    The electric heat is being activated even with the thermostat in off position. Electric heater # KFCEHo80
    Isolated all the thermostat...
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    Heat pump staying on

    I have a tech friend that lives an hour away from me. I'm trying to help him without going there this weekend.
    He is working on a Carrier heat pump about 5 years old.
    Customer is complaining that...
  44. I talked to a retired plumber who owned a...

    I talked to a retired plumber who owned a plumbing company about communicating with his employee's during the 50's and 60's this past summer. This really is an interesting dilemma if you stop and...
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    That looks like a home developer special around...

    That looks like a home developer special around greater Boston area.
    Developer or GC probably told installer what acceptable duct size to use.
    Then they send in finished carpenter to finish up the...
  46. Hate to be a bother, but does anyone have a...

    Hate to be a bother, but does anyone
    have a diagram of a typical installation?
    Thank you for any help
  47. Thread: seriously

    by jdere
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    Way too much risk to recover refrigerant, cut...

    Way too much risk to recover refrigerant, cut coil out, clean it, install it and place gas back in. Depending on the age of equipment, customer is going to blame you for everything thing that is...
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    I am probably getting 27' at 22 gpm through the...

    I am probably getting 27' at 22 gpm through the ground loop.
    There are two flow meters in the supply pipes that go to each heat pump. The highest reading when both heat pumps are working is 8.5 gpm ...
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    So that being said, the two Wilo pump model #...

    So that being said, the two Wilo pump model # 1.25 X 3.30 seem to be able to handle the head and the GPM for this system.
    The pumps are set up in a push/pull arrangement.
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    Earth Ace, I think my biggest issue is being...

    Earth Ace,
    I think my biggest issue is being able to read and know the correct pressure drop through out the system.
    I do a lot of radiant heat and boiler systems. Basically this Geo system is a...
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