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Posted By fredhhh

I have decided to take a hiatus on this topic. ...

I have decided to take a hiatus on this topic.

Just got my unit back from manufacturer.
Had a nice technical discussion with the engineer.

My intellectural curiosity about this is satiated at...
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Posted By fredhhh

DLUBIN, I also apologize for mistaking you...

DLUBIN,

I also apologize for mistaking you for Droolplug.
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, You are correct. I apologize for...

Droolplug,
You are correct.
I apologize for mistaking you for DLUBIN.
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug I will allow you the last word...

Droolplug

I will allow you the last word after a few comments since it seems that it what you want.

"the fact is you don't want the thing." ((never said that)

pummeling a vendor over a...
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Posted By fredhhh

Actually I am not bent out of shape. The title...

Actually I am not bent out of shape.
The title of the thread is Intellicon HW+ discussion/debate.

That it what I am doing.

Just because I do not agree with your limited definition of...
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Posted By fredhhh

Rbeck, A lot of words but not sure what point...

Rbeck,
A lot of words but not sure what point you are trying to make.

Savings that are not quantified are not savings if return on investment (payback period )does not warrant investing in first...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug. If your odometer was measuring 3...

Droolplug.

If your odometer was measuring 3 times as many miles as you actually drove , would you say your car was performing as "advertised" because it started in the morning.

How about when...
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Posted By fredhhh

Rbeck, Actually the sensors are quite accurate...

Rbeck,
Actually the sensors are quite accurate and calibrated to each other. Never had an issue with that.Checked them several times.

Most of the discussion has been relative to the accuracy or...
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Posted By fredhhh

One final parting shot

I may have misunderstood this but is the implication that if you have an ODR than your guarantee is void. Never saw that in print before. But it came from the horses mouth (keyboard).


"That...
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Posted By fredhhh

Is your boiler gas or oil? Mine is oil fired...

Is your boiler gas or oil?
Mine is oil fired and was built in 1964.
I believe this product is marketed as a retro-fit item for boilers without them not as a replacement for OEM equipment.
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Posted By fredhhh

Now for something different

Has anyone every do any testing on the Fields OVD.

Claims:
Put a damper on oil heating bills.
Install a Field Controls Oil Vent Damper system on chimney
vented atomizing oil heating...
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Posted By fredhhh

It is a shame that Mr Hammer never actually...

It is a shame that Mr Hammer never actually answered one single question about the HW+

And withdrawing an offer that was never made is one of the oldest tricks in the book.

Quite frankly, I...
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Posted By fredhhh

And have a beer for me.Beer 4U2

And have a beer for me.Beer 4U2
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Posted By fredhhh

NJTrooper, Myself would love to know how...

NJTrooper,

Myself would love to know how ASAVE is calculated.

What's the point of ISAVE?

How about a recall on units with Standby timeout issue causing incorrect RT calc.

Don't really...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, You are confusing me. Unit does...

Droolplug,
You are confusing me.
Unit does not keep track of fuel used. That is what your oil tank guage does in a primitive analog way.
What it is marketed as is a tool the guarantees a...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, I do apologize. Did not mean to...

Droolplug,
I do apologize. Did not mean to direct my frustration toward you.

But yes, I would not have bought without display.
And would never buy a "black box" which one plugs in and assumes is...
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Posted By fredhhh

NJ Trooper, I think you meant objective but...

NJ Trooper,
I think you meant objective but point taken.
I too had a hard time with

"And just FYI, it is impossible to determine the savings from the ET (economizer time).Unless you know how...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, FYI ASAVE is supposed to be...

Droolplug,
FYI
ASAVE is supposed to be AVERAGE SAVINGS
ISAVE is supposed to be Instantaneous SAVINGS per last savings cycle.
RT is supposed to be CUMULATIVE Burner RUN Time.

In my experience...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, You are missing the point. I do...

Droolplug,
You are missing the point.
I do not care what he says.
ET is the only thing this device does.
It delays the burner from firing on a heat call.
Fuel savings is directly related to how...
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Posted By fredhhh

Droolplug, I am not talking about exact. I am...

Droolplug,
I am not talking about exact. I am talking about being in the same ballpark.

If JNHammer can explain to me in layman's terms or even scientific (I am an engineer) without divulging his...
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Posted By fredhhh

Response to JNHAMMER

In my case it is impossible to calculate anything because mine does not measure RT correctly. It measures almost 21 hours some days when my burner only runs 3 hrs.
It is however giving me 34%...
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Posted By fredhhh

These guys can explain it better than me.

Energy Savers: Conventional Storage Water Heaters (http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/water_heating/index.cfm/mytopic=12980)

Biggest standby loss for conventinal water heater is flue loss
due...
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Posted By fredhhh

Depends what you mean by effiecient.

My 60 gal Supor Stor has standby losses of 1/2deg/hour or about 12 deg /day. First hour rating is betweeen 266 and 370 gallons depending on stat setting. Even more with a mixing valve. I keep it at...
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Posted By fredhhh

Thanks for help. I will do that. Should be easy...

Thanks for help. I will do that. Should be easy to access through the two large doors.
My oilman also thinks it it great. Easy to clean and 79-82% combustion efficiency for the last 25 years with...
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Posted By fredhhh

Question about 1950 AS Severn

I moved this past October and I am getting ready to market my old house. Had boiler serviced last month. Within last 4 years had new Lynn quickie chamber, Becket AVG burner, Super Stor indirect to...
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