New home - furnace/coil question


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Old 07-09-12, 09:43 PM
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New home - furnace/coil question

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[TD="class: alt1, bgcolor: #FFFFFF"]We're having a new home built and had a Tempstar VS95 gas furnace installed in the basement for our central air/heat system. However, the coil that was placed on top of it doesn't line up exactly right - we could feel the air escaping from the gap. When we told the installer, he first sealed it up with tape. He has since replaced the tape with caulking. Does this sound right?
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Old 07-10-12, 06:48 AM
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Was it regular caulk or duct sealant? A brush/smear on duct sealant or mastic is normally used on fittings and connections that are tight together but still have some leakage.
 
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Old 07-10-12, 04:00 PM
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silicone (caulk) is fine...............however pictures would be helpful
 
 

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