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08-24-19, 02:01 PM
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Thanks, isn't the CL25 only 15 tons? It says net...

Thanks, isn't the CL25 only 15 tons? It says net cooling capacity 180k BTU which I calc as 15 tons. Anyway, does that help with the info you need for the questions above?
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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01I3VC09G/ref=a...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01I3VC09G/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza

I was thinking something like this would be ideal, but I don't think the "wings" are long enough to span a 6.75" inner diamater...
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LED retrofit for ~7" recessed light

I have several upstairs bedrooms with these 6.75" recessed cans: https://www.assets.lighting.philips.com/is/content/PhilipsLighting/e20bb7fd50da4740b1c3a87f01333b11

I would like to retrofit these...
08-24-19, 03:58 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Thanks PJ. When I was up on the roof a few weeks...

Thanks PJ. When I was up on the roof a few weeks ago with an HVAC tech, I took a picture of the information sticker but the full model # was obscured by paint. See here: ...
08-23-19, 12:20 PM
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Question about tstat wiring for two-stage cooling

My church has a HVAC system with a commercial rooftop unit (Rheem RKKB-A180..., with what looks 4 condensers built in).

The tstat for that unit was previously a Braeburn 2000NC, with a yellow and...
08-21-19, 09:48 PM
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I bought the Venstar. Looks like the 365 day...

I bought the Venstar. Looks like the 365 day feature only applies to the ability to define "Holidays" during the year. The regular scheduling is still done on a weekly basis.
08-19-19, 10:47 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

PJ - I don't have 365 day programming currently,...

PJ - I don't have 365 day programming currently, but looking for that.

Thanks I'll check those two out.
08-19-19, 10:25 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

It will be based on date regardless of day of...

It will be based on date regardless of day of week.
08-19-19, 06:09 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Wifi thermostat with 365 day customization

Hi,
I have a relatively unique situation. Want to replace my existing tstats with Wifi ones. The programming on all the ones i've seen (honeywell, nest, etc) all are based on a repeating weekly...
07-09-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Thanks guys. It is totally possible the cable or...

Thanks guys. It is totally possible the cable or FIOS guy put that there a while ago and then snipped it when I switched from one to the other.

I'll investigate the panel to see where the ground...
07-09-19, 09:42 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Also I spoke to my gas company and they say no...

Also I spoke to my gas company and they say no ground wire should be connected to the meter.
07-09-19, 09:33 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Grounding rod question

Hi,
I'm selling my house and the buyers' home inspector is saying the grounding rod on the exterior of my house is not connected (looks like it was cut at some point). Not a tracer wire.

Is the...
04-08-19, 07:54 PM
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Heat and a/c. I'll investigate if they control a...

Heat and a/c. I'll investigate if they control a duct system. I agree the system definitely has something I'm missing
04-08-19, 12:34 PM
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Help with C-wire for wifi tstats

Hi,
I'm trying to replace the existing thermostats at my church with wifi enabled ones. There are about 6 of them and they control an air handler on the roof for forced air (heat and A/C).

I...
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Views: 1,364
Posted By petesamprs

what is the best way to cut back the squares by...

what is the best way to cut back the squares by 1/16" to avoid splintering? Miter saw? Should I just cut off the tongues to be able to re apply the squares?
06-30-17, 04:20 PM
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Posted By petesamprs

PJ - as always, very helpful, thanks.

PJ - as always, very helpful, thanks.
06-30-17, 03:42 PM
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Posted By petesamprs

- Yes blue wire is also at the stat location (see...

- Yes blue wire is also at the stat location (see pic 1).
- Yes, that Y terminal has a white and a yellow. For some reason there is another stat wire coming to the air handler (red/white) - but I...
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Parquet floor lifting - looking for suggestions

Hi,
My rental townhouse has some relatively old (~30 years?) parquet wood floors (6"x 6" squares, tongue and groove). As the weather warmed up my tenant noticed a section in the middle of my living...
06-30-17, 03:03 PM
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Posted By petesamprs

Honeywell RTH9580WF C-wire confirmation

Hi,
I'm looking to install a Honeywell RTH9580WF wifi thermostat in my townhouse. Heat is gas and AC is electric - forced air for both through a single air handler on the first floor.

I...
05-30-16, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By petesamprs

Thanks for the reply. Yes i'm debating hanging...

Thanks for the reply. Yes i'm debating hanging from rafters or just sliding a pan in (after fixing the plywood). The latter won't reduce noise (unless I put some dampening material down)

There's...
05-29-16, 10:39 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Adding drip pan to existing air handler (and maybe rafter mounting)

Now that it is starting to get hotter in the northeast I was thinking more about A/C maintenance and preventing any water issuer. I have central AC with a condenser outside and air handler in the...
12-28-15, 08:23 AM
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Posted By petesamprs

Good to know, thanks. I just assumed that these...

Good to know, thanks. I just assumed that these fixtures previously used wires but i guess not.
12-28-15, 08:10 AM
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Views: 4,485
Posted By petesamprs

One more question. I purchased small porcelain...

One more question. I purchased small porcelain lights and realized that they are now the screw type connections (no wires coming off the light). Leviton Porcelain Keyless Lampholder-R50-09875-000 -...
12-12-15, 03:16 PM
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Posted By petesamprs

Ok, so more information: - Circuit is 15AMP and...

Ok, so more information:
- Circuit is 15AMP and in addition to the attic includes the lighting in two bedrooms (8 recessed lights total) and the hallway light fixture. Also includes some of the...
12-12-15, 02:36 PM
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Views: 4,485
Posted By petesamprs

Adding lights to existing circuit

PJ just helped me with some HVAC wiring in the themostat forum so now I'm on to my next project:

I currently have a single light and outlet in the middle of my attic, controlled by a switch in...
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