heating and cooling


Old 06-10-03, 06:50 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
heating and cooling

Can anyone advice which professional to contact who can visit a house and determine correct solution why part of the house is cold during winter and hot during summer inspite of the centralized heating and cooling system? I have had technicians who would just come in and fix the unit and say that air is comming out but still it does not solve the problem. My house is 5 years old yet. Please help
Sponsored Links
Old 06-11-03, 06:03 AM
GregH's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Manitoba
Posts: 9,988
Received 9 Votes on 9 Posts

You will have to find a service company that can both properly diagnose and service your present furnace, a/c and ductwork as well as provide you with an accurate heat/cool load calculation.

Read http://forum.doityourself.com/showth...hreadid=122673 and provide us with more info and maybe we can help.
Old 06-11-03, 12:19 PM
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 1,819
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts

It sounds as if you need a balancing company to properly balance the system. The easiest cureall is to run the fan in the continuous fan mode. Also make sure you have a return drop for that room especially if it has been an ongoing problem. The only other way to insure you have the proper air flow is to measure it with a balometer. Anyone that puts their hand up there and says thats about______cfm, is not an air balancer. Insist the air flow is measured with a balometer. One problem you may have is the walls are not insulated of that room as compared with the rest of the house. In the meantime run the fan and keep the door open if it has no return.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: