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FYI - I purchased and installed this switch....

FYI - I purchased and installed this switch. Works like a charm and solved 6 speed problem.:
Fanimation TW30LA DC Reversible Fan and Down Light Wall Control, Light Almond - Switch Plates -...
02-24-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By witom

The solenoid doesn't click, valve doesn't open....

The solenoid doesn't click, valve doesn't open. Have to dig out my multimeter and do some testing. Both wires appear to have power though.
02-24-14, 12:45 PM
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Posted By witom

I reset the flash counter and it was code-free...

I reset the flash counter and it was code-free for some time. Few days later now, I noticed the fan running cold in speed, looked at the furnace and it's flashing 2 red again.

I cleaned the tips...
02-22-14, 02:56 PM
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Posted By witom

This is so weird. Furnace fan is on. I can see...

This is so weird. Furnace fan is on. I can see Ecobee calling for humidity (dry contacts closed), and humidifier is not running. I tried wiring it using G with B/C and also G with B/K.
02-19-14, 12:57 PM
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Posted By witom

Tankless works awesome, very happy with it. It's...

Tankless works awesome, very happy with it. It's Richmond/Rheem 199k BTU unit.
Big icicle hanging down from the exhaust pipe (not blocking the pipe itself), other than that can't see, hear or feel...
02-18-14, 04:42 PM
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Posted By witom

OK, will try wiring it using G and B/C. ...

OK, will try wiring it using G and B/C.

Would you suspect the gas valve itself then? Not sure what is LP quality here but I know it can be vary between fillups. No signs of water anywhere. Checked...
02-18-14, 01:50 PM
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Posted By witom

Just to follow up, one could blame it on faulty...

Just to follow up, one could blame it on faulty flame sensor, but what about situation when there is no flame altogether (A). HSI goes on, hear relay click, HSI goes off. Flame sensor is just 3...
02-18-14, 01:47 PM
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Posted By witom

I am on LP. Still about 300 gallons left. Other...

I am on LP. Still about 300 gallons left. Other gas appliances working fine.

EAC and HUM terminals on XV95 are 110V, so I would need another transformer to use them.
Don't have a spare one and...
02-18-14, 08:15 AM
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Posted By witom

Jay, Which transformer are you asking...

Jay,

Which transformer are you asking about? Ecobee pulls power from transformer on zone controller on hydronic heat.

Ecobee is EB-STAT-02 (touchscreen model)

I used to have the fan on to...
02-17-14, 06:42 PM
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Posted By witom

Question Trane XV95 not firing randomly and 2 red flashes

Furnace is about 6 years old and I have inherited with the house we bought.

This problem is hunting me for good part of the winter. We have been using wood burning stove all the time and we would...
02-17-14, 06:28 PM
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Posted By witom

I have temporary success and need direction in...

I have temporary success and need direction in making it work 100%

Ecobee thermostat is also a humidistat. It has 2 dry contacts (the are not powered, just a switch) and can be set to whatever...
02-11-14, 11:43 AM
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Posted By witom

RH dropped below 30%. I really have to get it to...

RH dropped below 30%. I really have to get it to work.
02-07-14, 05:36 PM
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Posted By witom

Wiring Trane Humidifier THUMD500APA00B with Trane XV95 without temp sensor

I inherited Trane humidifier and furnace with the house. It looks like humidifier was used before, but I don't think it was wired correctly.
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Posted By witom

Here is link from a post on this forum that...

Here is link from a post on this forum that mentions 3 windings, 3 wires and 3 speeds....
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Posted By witom

No idea what they base their yearly numbers on...

No idea what they base their yearly numbers on but cfm/watt is equally impressive. That pretty much sold me. This plus how quietly it runs and how much longer DC motors last.

Now, unless someone...
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Posted By witom

That sounded discouraging, but... When the...

That sounded discouraging, but...

When the fan is running, 3 speed wall switch actually changes speed of the fan. When you kill it with the wall switch and then turn the switch on, remote has to...
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Posted By witom

The 54" fan is installed and running very quietly...

The 54" fan is installed and running very quietly in large master bedroom. Dunno on oversizing but it feels really nice on 2nd setting and wall switch on medium.

The 72" fan will go to huge open...
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Posted By witom

So with just 3 wires (and no apparent white...

So with just 3 wires (and no apparent white neutral) to the motor, does it seem like a regular motor wiring would be? (disregarding actual color designations until someone comes up)

Edit: I should...
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Posted By witom

Hey, no problem. I had no idea there are very...

Hey, no problem. I had no idea there are very efficient DC furnace fans/motors until I bough the house with one.

I am doing this because:
- Both me and my wife hate the idea of using remote...
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Posted By witom

They are the new thing now, really efficient. I...

They are the new thing now, really efficient. I got Harbor Breeze Helicopter Slinger and Hampton Bay Winfield - not sure if I should post links here, but they are easily googleable at 2 big name...
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Posted By witom

Lightbulb Converting remote-operated fan to 2 wall switches

I got 2 fans, both DC-motors, one by Hampton Bay and one by Harbor Breeze (look like both made by the same company)

There are 2 wall switches dedicated to operate lights and fan independently and...
03-03-13, 01:19 PM
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Posted By witom

As far as interior plastic goes, from what I...

As far as interior plastic goes, from what I know, GBA and BS advise against it in all new construction, air conditioned homes and homes in zone 6. It's also a big no-no, when exterior vapor barrier...
02-28-13, 08:45 PM
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Posted By witom

Entire house was wrapped, overlapped and taped...

Entire house was wrapped, overlapped and taped with Typar (Menards' own Tyvek brand) before installing polyiso. Direct water intrusion or injection shouldn't be the culprit here right now. I know...
02-28-13, 07:49 PM
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Posted By witom

First, let me say that I appreciate all help. ...

First, let me say that I appreciate all help.

Second, there is no drywall planned anywhere in the house. Can't take the dust, don't want added cost, labor, weight, etc. If it's meant for vapor...
02-28-13, 12:49 PM
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Posted By witom

I really don't see how drywall is a fix here. We...

I really don't see how drywall is a fix here. We don't plan on using it at all.

I see where you are going with dewpoint here. I know it had to happen few times over past 5 months, where that...
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