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    I keep water in the van with a bottle of Dawn

    I keep water in the van with a bottle of Dawn
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    Its far more than cracked. You need to shut down...

    Its far more than cracked. You need to shut down furnace and W/H and revent both probably w new proper sized double wall vent. Best to call a contractor to get it installed correctly. They'll...
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    Clearance from dryer vent ? #2

    How about clearance from DV to sealed combustion wall vent ? This Richmond tankless has clearances on everything but an exhaust vent shown. So a powered intake from a fan exhaust ? 10' ?
  4. Don't drink alcohol, but I'm trying a mix of...

    Don't drink alcohol, but I'm trying a mix of cranberry juice w ginger ale
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    Here statewide it is only enforced in commercial...

    Here statewide it is only enforced in commercial or multi family dwellings, and then only if disturbed, by a certified abatement Co. They are strict about disposal in double colored bags at a...
  6. Is the furnace/WH in a separate closet with a...

    Is the furnace/WH in a separate closet with a sealed door in the garage? If so,Was it tested with the door open or closed? Did the HVAC Co repair or address the continuous fan problem ?
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    Post from 2011. He probably has his Masters lic...

    Post from 2011. He probably has his Masters lic by now:grin2:
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    Remodeling basement bath and laundry room. Also...

    Remodeling basement bath and laundry room. Also about 12 other things that ive put off for years
  9. try cooling call again and wait 5 minutes

    try cooling call again and wait 5 minutes
  10. The harm w an oversized furnace is reduced heat...

    The harm w an oversized furnace is reduced heat exchanger life, overheating causing short cycling and premature control failure and reduced energy efficiency, lower humidification and noise.
    I...
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    There's a job wanted forum here

    There's a job wanted forum here
  12. Excerpt from your installation manual, pg 19 ...

    Excerpt from your installation manual, pg 19

    ( Intake and exhaust pipes may be routed either horizontally through an outside wall or vertically through the roof. In attic or closet...
  13. primarily latent from the refrigerants change of...

    primarily latent from the refrigerants change of state, gas to liquid then liquid to gas
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    It should run on low most of the time, then...

    It should run on low most of the time, then switch to high when needed. If not call the Co. that installed it to come check. Should be under warranty if just installed. That's the easiest solution.
  15. Thread: Thermostats

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    You will read low or no resistance when switch is...

    You will read low or no resistance when switch is closed. It sounds like you have fan and w1 reversed, or R & G(fan) when testing.
  16. Thread: Thermostats

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    Your post is saying your checking voltage on the...

    Your post is saying your checking voltage on the ohm setting the way I understand with it. That is incorrect and may damage meter or worse. Then you state you wouldn't normally check this way?
  17. Thread: Oops

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    Your a good steward Lion. Kudos

    Your a good steward Lion. Kudos
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    I thought all heat pumps in cold climates...

    I thought all heat pumps in cold climates required backup heat.
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    My misinterpreted statement was meant to address...

    My misinterpreted statement was meant to address the access of keys. They were only to be sold to licensed techs.
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    A good example of a codes failure of attempting...

    A good example of a codes failure of attempting to legislate away substance abuse. Anyone can buy a key online
  21. I would, in the situation at hand, then get out...

    I would, in the situation at hand, then get out the electric double cuts and cut the AHU in half, leaving only a cased coil in position to accept new furnace and plenum to coil. More room to work,...
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    I don't believe there is a best or worst. I...

    I don't believe there is a best or worst. I depends on the individual and their field of endeavor and interests. A BA generally covers a broader variety of education towards a particular major, a BS...
  23. Better yet as you will probably need to open up ...

    Better yet as you will probably need to open up the blower discharge divider to the coil
  24. Your idea of using the gutted AHU should work...

    Your idea of using the gutted AHU should work fine too, as long as you have the room up there.
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    https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-noaa-analy...

    https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-noaa-analyses-reveal-2019-second-warmest-year-on-record
  26. There was no connection between any of them. Just...

    There was no connection between any of them. Just a hothead that thought his girlfriend was inside. But like you PHM, the rest is real confusing
  27. 50 deg. minimum, not to mention this furnace is...

    50 deg. minimum, not to mention this furnace is already 15+ yrs old. Wonder why it was removed?
  28. Installing a condensing furnace in a garage comes...

    Installing a condensing furnace in a garage comes w issues of freezing condensate in drain piping and the furnace. It also is required to have a properly sized approved duct system in order to...
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    I knew it wasn't the contactor:whistle:

    I knew it wasn't the contactor:whistle:
  30. I'm seeing on many pump sites there are two types...

    I'm seeing on many pump sites there are two types of cavitation, suction; which has been mainly discussed here, and also discharge, which affects the housing and ends of the impeller. This occurring...
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    30 second delay after heat call for indoor fan...

    30 second delay after heat call for indoor fan standard for control board timing on that model.
  32. :bsing: Great name! Will go good w that gun in...

    :bsing: Great name! Will go good w that gun in your avi too
  33. Pump impeller becomes unbalanced and wastes...

    Pump impeller becomes unbalanced and wastes energy compressing vapor instead of moving fluid ...
  34. Can you imagine a torpedo moving underwater at...

    Can you imagine a torpedo moving underwater at 230 mi/hr? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supercavitation ; or submarine that could go even faster?...
  35. Wiki actually has a very interesting article...

    Wiki actually has a very interesting article about hydrodynamic cavitation, not only about how inertial cavitation affects impeller and prop surfaces, but also of non-inertial cavitation (ultrasonic...
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    Wow, I'll stick to the old fashioned type. I was...

    Wow, I'll stick to the old fashioned type. I was thinking about one, not now tho. (Re: Thread about "Why the resistance to change"):whistle:
  37. Im just looking at the bills facts. It doesn't...

    Im just looking at the bills facts. It doesn't affect the thousands of acres surrounding other cities, it does affect cities (49), with pops over 10,000 within city limits. Total area under 1000 sq...
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    I wonder what recreational activities they would...

    I wonder what recreational activities they would have on Mars? A walk in the desert? looking for meteors? mountain climbing? search for life?
  39. In city limits only. The bill passed says that...

    In city limits only. The bill passed says that cities w over 10,000 must allow duplexes also in single home zoning areas. Cities over 25,000 must allow 4 plexes.
    The reasoning seems lucid in...
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    Check to see if the restrictor plate orifice is...

    Check to see if the restrictor plate orifice is installed on top of the combustion blower. If missing the unit will draft thru too excesive and lower temp rise
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    Hmmm, refrigerant and oil leak, then flame from...

    Hmmm, refrigerant and oil leak, then flame from burners ignited it all when it called for heat ? Ive seen a couple bakelite compressor terminals blow and scatter oil like that, never seen the oil...
  42. Like Dean mentioned, the black coupling should be...

    Like Dean mentioned, the black coupling should be replaced, preferably w a valve at that point (tapered iron pipe).
  43. Yes, the fitting is a standard transition. CSST...

    Yes, the fitting is a standard transition. CSST needs a grounding bond #6 wire by approved local means. A union after gas shutoff required for working on furnace.
  44. It appears to be a CSST male straight fitting...

    It appears to be a CSST male straight fitting (CSST to MIP). The gas ball valve should be located at that point, with a BIP union between it and the furnace.
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    Tomorrow should be cats

    Tomorrow should be cats
  46. Read this carefully, it may apply to you, if so,...

    Read this carefully, it may apply to you, if so, you have 15 days to enroll. https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/will-you-qualify-obamacare-tax-credits-2014.html

    I had a short term plan last...
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    Install a filter rack afterwards?

    Install a filter rack afterwards?
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    I use an old Baso switch I carry often for the...

    I use an old Baso switch I carry often for the magnet test
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    Very crucial. Refrigerant migrates to the coolest...

    Very crucial. Refrigerant migrates to the coolest part of the system during off cycles. They prevent liquid refrigerant from accumulating in compressor crankcase and pumping out the oil or worse,...
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    X3. In many areas (rightfully so) ventless are...

    X3. In many areas (rightfully so) ventless are illegal, and aside from the potential CO issues and oxygen depletion, they release high amounts of moisture and smell bad. At the very least the...
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