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10-16-14, 09:23 PM
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Thanks PJmax. Can the indoor coil be cleaned...

Thanks PJmax. Can the indoor coil be cleaned sufficiently by using those special foaming cleaners in an aerosol can, and then using a spray bottle with water to rinse them without removing the...
10-12-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
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Ductless Mini-Split Cleaning Help and Opinions

Does anyone do their own full maintenance on these mini-split units which in my case are both Fujitsu and Mitsubishi? I clean the filters regularly. I've reverse flushed the outside condenser...
10-12-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,076
Posted By tobee

You are probably long done with this. But as...

You are probably long done with this. But as info for others I had a similar situation. I have ductless systems throughout my home. I had a 15K BTU unit put in the basement as heating source...
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Views: 11,401
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This is an update to this

Andersen has discontinued the interlocking weatherstrip for the 1966-82 vintage pre-finished terratone and primed wood patio doors.

Andersen and independent sellers of Andersen weatherstripping...
08-28-10, 10:48 PM
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Views: 3,792
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Good luck. These systems look to be more trouble...

Good luck. These systems look to be more trouble free than ducted systems that have more critical design and build parameters.

I've been in the process of web surfing to learn about these...
08-28-10, 11:35 AM
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Views: 2,669
Posted By tobee

Exterior raceway for Romex UF

Any recommendations on a manufacturer of exterior paintable (or dark brown) raceway (PVC preferable), for three runs of sheathed Romex NM UF 12-2 or 10-2 cable attached to the under side of a raised...
07-28-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,901
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Kick. No one has ever installed indoor units on...

Kick. No one has ever installed indoor units on an interior wall perpendicular to an outside wall? Especially have they been installed back to back?

Just looking for some ideas on how to...
07-25-10, 08:46 AM
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Views: 21,751
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Trane parts NC

HVAC Systems - Sales Associates & Sales Offices | Trane (http://www.trane.com/Commercial/AboutTrane/ContactUs/Default.aspx?state=7)

You will need the complete model number of your outdoor unit. ...
07-25-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 31,394
Posted By tobee

That's a good point on tagging it as "sealant...

That's a good point on tagging it as "sealant added 4-2010" and I will do that as a reminder and warning for any HVAC techs.

Clarification please: My system has a long lineset run between...
07-23-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,901
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Fujitsu Mini-Split Ductless install questions

I'm considering using multiple Fujitsu (or possibly Mitsubishi) mini split heat pumps as a replacement for my attic based central air system.

I know that the preferable installation location...
07-23-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 31,394
Posted By tobee

As an FYI. I had a 21 yo 3T York system...

As an FYI.

I had a 21 yo 3T York system that worked perfectly since new. Never added refrigerant. This spring during a heat wave it failed to cool. I immediately shut it down and had my...
05-24-10, 10:10 PM
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Views: 7,192
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I will be replacing both FPE panels with Square D...

I will be replacing both FPE panels with Square D QO 200A 40-40 and 100A 32-32 They are more expensive but they were the only 100A panel with 32 positions at Lowes. I don't plan on selling in the...
05-24-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,192
Posted By tobee

Yes it is aluminum SER. I misstated. It...

Yes it is aluminum SER.

I misstated. It was not run under slab and does not appear to be in conduit. It is run from the main load center in basement and then up and above a finished basement...
05-21-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,192
Posted By tobee

Thanks for the replies and info on FPE. The...

Thanks for the replies and info on FPE. The oddest thing about the FPE boxes is that my home owners insurance co. has no position/info on them or a recommendation to replace. You would think...
05-20-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,192
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Load Center Brand Preferences

I'm going to be replacing my 32 yo Federal Pacific 200A main and 100 sub panel without any upgrade to capacity. I keep hearing about problems with FP but none that are ever substantiated. I...
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Views: 11,401
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Thanks for the reply, but I've checked it several...

Thanks for the reply, but I've checked it several places starting with Andersen customer service and HD. HD does discount it slightly. I checked it too several years ago and it was not that high...
Replies: 4
Views: 11,401
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Generic Andersen Sliding Door Weatherstripping

Does anyone know of a source for generic interlocking weather stripping gray that can be used on sliding patio doors?

Background: I have a number of older Andersen sliding doors on my home...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,019
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Thanks for the replies. Somewhere I...

Thanks for the replies.

Somewhere I thought I had read where pre heated hot water should not be used on the supply side of the electric HWH. Can't find that info. now. However my boiler was...
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Views: 4,019
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Thanks for the reply and concern. My domestic HW...

Thanks for the reply and concern. My domestic HW coil is valved so that it is in parallel with the electric hot water heater. The suplly and outlet valves are set to partially open to the domestic...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,019
Posted By tobee

L7224U Aquastat settings - oil fired cast iron boiler

Any recommendations on high / low limit settings and differentials high / low on my Honeywell L7224U aquastat to minimize fuel oil use this winter?

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Forum: Water Heaters
04-26-07, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By tobee

Thanks

Thank you....any other opinions on this?
Forum: Water Heaters
04-22-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By tobee

Installing electric hot water tank in parallel with boiler & DHW coil

Does anyone have any recommendations on plumbing an electric hot water tank in parallel with a oil fired boiler with a domestic HW coil. I'm planning on using electric hot water outside of the...
01-13-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By tobee

Thanks again. I've been tempted to start...

Thanks again.

I've been tempted to start doing all my own heating sys maintainance again.

This wrong control has probably cost me some money in lost burner efficiency and boiler efficiency...
01-13-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By tobee

Thanks for the reply. I thought that the R8184P...

Thanks for the reply. I thought that the R8184P that I quoted initially looked wrong.

Correction: The Primary control replacement that was installed was a 8184G.
01-11-07, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By tobee

Beckett Cleancut

Last year my oil service co with which I have a maintenance contract installed a new Beckett AFG with CleanCut pump. Two months later the burner failed to start and they replaced the original...
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