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Posted By MonicaP

Bryant "Perfect Air Purifier"

Has anyone heard of the Bryant "Perfect Air Purifier"? I'm trying to help some friends determine whether it's worth the additional $1600 to have this installed instead of the standard media filter...
12-10-06, 10:04 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

My heat pump is a Trane 14-Seer 2 ton split...

My heat pump is a Trane 14-Seer 2 ton split system R-410A Heat Pump (XL14i). It's a year and a half old.
12-08-06, 08:31 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

Looking at the pictures, do you think that is...

Looking at the pictures, do you think that is normal in non-freezing weather? The unit only frosts up on two sides by the way.

This situation NEVER happened all last winter, and I had the balance...
12-07-06, 11:23 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

So I followed your suggestion Tiger, and asked...

So I followed your suggestion Tiger, and asked the installer how the defrost mode is set up. He clearly didn't know, so he went outside and called someone, then came back inside to tell me. He said...
12-07-06, 10:51 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

Is this normal on a heat pump with outside temp...

Is this normal on a heat pump with outside temp betw 30-40 degrees F?

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o175/mpep_photo/IMG_1229.jpg...
12-07-06, 09:59 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

I think it happened again. Is there any way I...

I think it happened again. Is there any way I can send a picture to show you guys what it looks like? The installer came out again and I showed him the pictures and he said it was normal. He also...
11-27-06, 01:44 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

They charge a $129 flat fee to just come out...

They charge a $129 flat fee to just come out there and diagnose any problem, no matter what it is. So that came to about $139 after tax. I feel like they should have done it for free since I didn't...
11-27-06, 01:35 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

Question prepaid maintenance plans

Is it worthwhile to sign up for a prepaid bi-annual maintenance plan that costs almost $200 a year? The company that installed my heat pump wants me to join one of these plans to maintain the heat...
11-27-06, 01:27 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

no resolution

I just paid $140 for a heat pump service tech to come out and tell me that nothing's wrong with my 1.5 year old heat pump. Everything checked out okay and it's running fine. They have "no idea" why...
11-26-06, 08:34 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

What do you mean by cutting the system off first...

What do you mean by cutting the system off first before switching over to emergency heat? I simply switched to the emergency heat option on my thermostat and it seems to be working without trying to...
11-26-06, 01:40 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

Question heat pump not maintaining house temp

I have a dual heat pump/gas furnace system. My balance point is set to switch to my backup gas furnace system when the outside temp reaches 30degF. There's only been a couple of times so far this...
02-17-06, 01:14 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

Demetrius, Thank you so much for posting the...

Demetrius,

Thank you so much for posting the above information. It's very helpful and confirms some of my own research as well. I feel confident that my heat pump is properly sized and that it...
01-08-06, 04:13 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

looking for unique pull cord tassels

Where can I find some attractive and/or unique pull-cord tassles or alternatives for my blinds? I need an alternative to the safety break-away kind that I have, which are an endless nuisance. Since...
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Posted By MonicaP

multi-use ladders

Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this question, but I'm looking for a good multi-use ladder (like the "Little Giant" shown on tv, but not as expensive).

I've heard decent things about the...
01-07-06, 10:18 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

multi-use ladders

Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this question, but I'm looking for a good multi-use ladder (like the "Little Giant" shown on tv, but not as expensive).

I've heard decent things about the...
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Posted By MonicaP

ceiling fan stuck in one mode

I have a ceiling fan in my bedroom that is not quite two years old. It has a remote control that allows me to change the lighting from dim to bright and also 3 speed modes for the fan (low med hi)....
12-30-05, 06:25 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

Honeywell TH8000

Honeywell TH8000
12-30-05, 06:25 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

I set it to 68 when I'm home in the evenings and...

I set it to 68 when I'm home in the evenings and down to 66 when I go to bed and when I'm gone. Are you saying set it to 68 all the time?
12-18-05, 05:57 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

It works, it's just much slower to heat and seems...

It works, it's just much slower to heat and seems like it has to work really hard at it.
12-17-05, 10:07 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

I was able to change the set point from 40...

I was able to change the set point from 40 degrees to 30 degrees using my indoor thermostat. I didn't have to use an outdoor mechanical thermostat. I have noticed that it is much harder for the...
12-13-05, 03:42 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

Do I have to go under the house to check for...

Do I have to go under the house to check for adjustable dampers? I'm not sure how they did it, but when they did the initial installation, they helped reduce airflow to one of my vents (they did...
12-13-05, 03:35 PM
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Posted By MonicaP

I don't mind experimenting with the set point,...

I don't mind experimenting with the set point, but when you say set the outside thermostat to 33-34 degrees, I am not sure if you mean I physically need to go outside to do this or if I just use the...
12-13-05, 08:51 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

okay, I'm freaked out now! The service tech came...

okay, I'm freaked out now! The service tech came this morning and he told me my heat pump "is not supposed to run during cold temperatures" and that the set point is supposed to be 40 degrees Fah. ...
12-12-05, 04:06 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

Service technician is coming out on Tuesday to...

Service technician is coming out on Tuesday to look at it. I hope I know the right questions to ask. I think I have an outside thermostat connected to the heat pump that sends a message to the...
12-09-05, 02:00 AM
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Posted By MonicaP

Unhappy gas usage same as before heat pump installed

Hello,

I live in Olympia, WA and my home is 1-story and 1340 sq ft. It's only two years old and it came with a gas furnace/forced air for heating.

Last Summer I decided to invest in a heat...
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