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01-15-12, 05:18 PM
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Posted By paul52446m

Your stat should not drop more than 1 to 1&1/2...

Your stat should not drop more than 1 to 1&1/2 degrees before it comes back on. On you furnace
electronic board you have a R and W. post. When the temp has dropped 4 degrees, test for 24 volts
...
01-15-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,520
Posted By paul52446m

If you put a 3" ell on it so you turn right away,...

If you put a 3" ell on it so you turn right away, then you won't have to cut out much wood , if any.
Then you can put your increaser on it to 4" and run your 4" pipe. You will still get your 40...
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Views: 2,352
Posted By paul52446m

Well in my own home i have used a boiler mate (...

Well in my own home i have used a boiler mate ( tank with coil inside) for the last 25 years and it has served me good. I have used the heat exchanger headers an commercial jobs with a 200 gal. tank...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-05-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,720
Posted By paul52446m

Hot water heater electrical problems.

If they are suppose to work simultaneously then you would have to run
two 240 volts circuits. Did you check your book that came with the heater. Most heaters switch back and forth from upper to...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-05-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,720
Posted By paul52446m

Sounds like the stat is not switching to the...

Sounds like the stat is not switching to the lower element. After the upper element if satisfied it should switch to the lower element. When you test across the lower element
post you should get...
07-26-11, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By paul52446m

Was it working before you had it serviced? If so...

Was it working before you had it serviced? If so call his back and ask he whats going on. Is the condenser running? Have you checked breakers?or checked for power out side? Is both the outdoor fan...
05-22-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,622
Posted By paul52446m

You close the gas shut off cocks, but if you are...

You close the gas shut off cocks, but if you are talking about the gas electric value. they are only made for about 1/2 lb pressure. 10 lbs would blow the insides
up. paul
04-22-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By paul52446m

(a bulkhead around some ductwork). Ducts should...

(a bulkhead around some ductwork). Ducts should be hanging fee and not tight around any wood. Ducts move back and forth from heating and cooling. If the ducts are touching wood they can make a lot of...
04-22-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,722
Posted By paul52446m

Most of the units today have a electronic board...

Most of the units today have a electronic board that runs everything. on these boards you will probably see a plug in fuse. Check that out , might put you back in bus.. Paul
04-18-11, 08:20 PM
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Posted By paul52446m

Check with MFG. Most co make a cold weather kit...

Check with MFG. Most co make a cold weather kit to install on there units. It might include a hard start kit also. Like hvactechfw said crank case heater, hard start kit and it can cycle the...
04-02-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By paul52446m

In the cold area i am in you will always get...

In the cold area i am in you will always get condensation some where down in the insulation, that is why we don't use it in the ceilings. I have seen a lot of ceiling go bad because they used a vapor...
04-02-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By paul52446m

If you are saying the you have a vapor barrier in...

If you are saying the you have a vapor barrier in ceiling. there is not suppose to be a vapor barrier in ceilings They are suppose to breath into a vented attic. Paul
03-31-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By paul52446m

Look again the line gos from the pressure switch...

Look again the line gos from the pressure switch down hill to the bend and then back up hill, so you have a real big low trap in that line that can hold water.
03-31-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,290
Posted By paul52446m

Be careful not to pull a vacuum on attic. could...

Be careful not to pull a vacuum on attic. could interfere with furnace venting.
03-29-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 96,853
Posted By paul52446m

rule of thumb -- watts for 3 ton AC

The old 10 seer were usually 30 amp breakers and the new higher eff are less amp than the old ones.
03-27-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 96,853
Posted By paul52446m

rule of thumb -- watts for 3 ton AC

If you want to run the wire now, why don't you just leave the breaker
out for now until you get your unit. If you ran a #10 wire than you are covered for up to 30 amps, and the never run more than...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By paul52446m

Just watch when you put them back in or replace...

Just watch when you put them back in or replace them, they will have arrows on the side to show direction of air flow and there might be a top and bottom to them for the grease to run down them...
03-27-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By paul52446m

Gas Furnace only blows in manual

Take the cover off the fan switch and see if the round dial is rotating when the furnace is heating up. If it is then the switch is probably bad.
Also you take the control out and make sure the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By paul52446m

Looks like you changes will work. Around stair...

Looks like you changes will work. Around stair way use 8" then split into your two 6" runs. Your damper should work fine at that location. You just have to get the speed you want when the damper is...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By paul52446m

Roof mount exhaust fan

It is not a custom job, It it a standard hood, But the name is normally in the upper right hand corner. Anyway left up on the filters and take them out. Like others have said try cleaning them. You...
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Views: 1,560
Posted By paul52446m

How large are your opening ,grills. Do you know...

How large are your opening ,grills. Do you know what your blower CFM are If its a 3 ton unit then you would be moving about 1200 CFM on hi for your air con. You have 10 or 11 opening now? are they 6"...
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Views: 2,779
Posted By paul52446m

Hood and fan are made from different co.. See if...

Hood and fan are made from different co.. See if there is a tag on hood above the drop ceiling. Are you looking for doors or grease filters? Is that area up there a flat or sloped? If it is a proper...
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Views: 2,779
Posted By paul52446m

Roof mount exhaust fan

That is a Greenheck upblast fan. Built by Greenheck Fan Corp. I don't know if i can find any of my old greeneck books or not.. I use to buy them through Michigan Air Products Saginaw Mi. Old No was...
03-23-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,517
Posted By paul52446m

Window A/C Unit question

Any thing like that can be done. The biggest problem i see is, in a few
years of use you might have to clean the coils out. You have to take the unit cabinet apart so you can clean the outdoor...
03-03-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By paul52446m

Most large units have fuses in the 24 volt...

Most large units have fuses in the 24 volt control , so check the out
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