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01-31-07, 07:19 PM
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Posted By nomore9to5

having a contractor come out to check the heat...

having a contractor come out to check the heat pump does work best in cold conditions. i would have one out to look into some duct changes. their are zoning systems available so that allow you to...
01-31-07, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,910
Posted By nomore9to5

hot shot is the additive most companies use and...

hot shot is the additive most companies use and can be found at a nearby supply house. also you can use kerosene, a few gallons should work.
01-31-07, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By nomore9to5

never seen a 125000 btu furnace with a 2 inch...

never seen a 125000 btu furnace with a 2 inch flue. this has definately been tampered with. You said you had to replace the galvanized flue with PVC!!! another huge problem, if this is an 80%...
01-31-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By nomore9to5

two stage furnaces work great in all conditions...

two stage furnaces work great in all conditions granted that you wire in a two stage thermostat. i would have another load calculation done on the home, if you want to get the best you can look into...
01-31-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By nomore9to5

ive seen a fan setup that mounts to the flue...

ive seen a fan setup that mounts to the flue pipes exterior wall in a magazine, but have never seen one installed. their are also some type of rings that you can put on the stack to spread some of...
01-28-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,952
Posted By nomore9to5

that ignitors shot, you can see the crack on the...

that ignitors shot, you can see the crack on the left side(white discoloring). you need to replace it. wont cost too much, about 30 bucks or so. you can get it at a nearby hvac wholesaler. the way...
01-28-07, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 125,087
Posted By nomore9to5

warrantees are nice until your contractors over...

warrantees are nice until your contractors over every year replacing parts, then it just becomes a pain in the butt. we've installed plenty of Amana (made by goodman)units as a cheap option and...
01-28-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,409
Posted By nomore9to5

if youve got mold issues see what it would cost...

if youve got mold issues see what it would cost to throw a UV system in with the new furnace/ac. Sanuvox R1750 & 4000GX have proven very effective in residential appl.
4800 bucks for furnace and ac...
01-28-07, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By nomore9to5

there seems to be something wrong, i would call...

there seems to be something wrong, i would call an oil service company out asap to look at it. the oil/diesel bus smell is most likely a draft/overfire problem and could promote a serious health...
Replies: 9
Views: 12,896
Posted By nomore9to5

yes, your gonna need to get a thorough walk...

yes, your gonna need to get a thorough walk around, not just a furnace estimate. make sure they take a heat loss and gain. and make sure that they can properly size the ducting and give options on...
Replies: 9
Views: 12,896
Posted By nomore9to5

1500 sq. ft needs 2 systems? id like to see the...

1500 sq. ft needs 2 systems? id like to see the load calc.

MY OPINION
id have a qualified contractor come out and look at the duct design and see about some renovations there, youll probably...
01-25-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By nomore9to5

instead of using the 115v sail switch, you can...

instead of using the 115v sail switch, you can wire the humidifier 115v outlet hot. and use a current sensing relay on the low voltage side. these are quite reliable, cheap and easy to install, just...
01-25-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,690
Posted By nomore9to5

if the capacitors check out, and the fan spins...

if the capacitors check out, and the fan spins freely(not a bearing issue) then theres a good chance the fan relay in the defrost board is faulty. check to be sure your getting the correct voltage...
01-25-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,361
Posted By nomore9to5

first off, the sail switch is not needed ...

first off, the sail switch is not needed

second. the transformer that came with it is not needed

third, two ways to wire this system.

To wire the humidifier to only come on when the heat...
01-25-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,919
Posted By nomore9to5

next time the system cuts out, dont reset it,...

next time the system cuts out, dont reset it, instead take a meter and check every safety switch: rollout, psi switch, limit and so on to see if you can find out what is opening causing the lockout....
01-17-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By nomore9to5

so the furnace is running ok, however it shuts...

so the furnace is running ok, however it shuts down before the temperature at the thermostat is reached. ie, the thermostat is set at 72 and the furnace shuts down even when the thermostat is reading...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,150
Posted By nomore9to5

few things: 1. if your home is only 1300 sq. ft...

few things:
1. if your home is only 1300 sq. ft then the 2 added cold air returns are most likely not needed. especially if they are putting the basement on a negative pulling the combustion air...
01-17-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,030
Posted By nomore9to5

im guessing the tank is above ground so that you...

im guessing the tank is above ground so that you can read the sight glass? if not than i would bet the tank is corroded and leaking bad. If above ground: can you see any areas where oil could be...
01-17-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,291
Posted By nomore9to5

just for the hell of it, add a ground by running...

just for the hell of it, add a ground by running a wire from the flame sensor to the cabinet somewhere and see what happens. ive had a york furnace do the same thing with a brand new flame sensor and...
01-17-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By nomore9to5

no matter what way you go here its gonna be...

no matter what way you go here its gonna be expensive, the geothermal chandler speaks of is the most reliable due to it only using minimal parts however the initial installation is expensive, the...
01-17-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,924
Posted By nomore9to5

every company has its incompetetent tech, call a...

every company has its incompetetent tech, call a different one. have em come out to pump down the system for you and help you with the new design, then you can cut the lines out, detach is from the...
01-17-07, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70,731
Posted By nomore9to5

considering your furnace is propane and ventless...

considering your furnace is propane and ventless it has a potential to be a serious safety hazard if not properly repaired. i would spend the money to have a qualified person come to look at it,...
01-17-07, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,017
Posted By nomore9to5

wiring it to run with the fan should be fine, the...

wiring it to run with the fan should be fine, the contractor is correct that it can cause condensation but the chances are slim. keeping the house at 55 percent is gonna be very difficult in cold...
01-17-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By nomore9to5

the hum terminal will only have power to it when...

the hum terminal will only have power to it when the heat is running hense the no power reading you had. the eac terminal has power whenever the fan is on, however in many cases the EAC terminals...
01-17-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By nomore9to5

i agree with nap, unless those containers of...

i agree with nap, unless those containers of water are sitting on a hot radiator or stove the evaporation factor is gonna be slim to none. you will need to have either a central humidifier:...
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