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12-18-06, 01:39 PM
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Posted By JIMMY

Tiger, I know, it REALLY does surprize the...

Tiger,

I know, it REALLY does surprize the heck out of me. But I also had someone come in and do a home evaluation, ran it through a computer and it showed a 2.5 ton unit. Why? I asked?
He said...
12-18-06, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,578
Posted By JIMMY

ED, When the Unit goes into defrost and the...

ED,

When the Unit goes into defrost and the 5KW is on the air coming out of the vents is definately cooler but not fridgid. So far it has not gone into defrost that much...just occassionally...
12-16-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,578
Posted By JIMMY

Smile My Heatpump Experience so far in N.E. Ohio cold temperatures

This is my first year with a Heatpump in Northeast Ohio where Temperatures from December-February can sometimes get quite cold.
Average Temperatures in December here are in the 30's and January is...
09-22-06, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, thanks, I kind of thought so but wasn't...

Ed, thanks,

I kind of thought so but wasn't sure.


This thing is really great so far I love it. It cycles mybe every 30-60 minutes or longer depending on the cold. So far only a low of 45 at...
09-20-06, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By JIMMY

I live in Northeast Ohio which is not a whole lot...

I live in Northeast Ohio which is not a whole lot different than centrl PA, and I just had one installed.

Here is the way I see it. Use it until it won't do it anymore then kick in the oil or wood...
09-20-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By JIMMY

Heat pump operation, stage 1 and 2?

First off let me say that my new heat pump is performing better than I expected. For one, it cools faaaar better than my old A/C unit, even the upstairs on my 2 story is cooler.

Secondly, I had a...
08-31-06, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,263
Posted By JIMMY

Rockchck, I have the PERFECT thing for...

Rockchck,


I have the PERFECT thing for you and it should only cost you about 100 bucks total.

With the temperatures in the lows of 40-50 degrees try the oil filled plugged in 110V heaters...
08-27-06, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, I am very pleased with my system!:)...

Ed,


I am very pleased with my system!:) All hooked up and running !

This thing works FFAAAARRR better than my old one (Luxaire AC) in cooling. It dropped my homes (2400sq. ft.)temerature 7...
08-25-06, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, If I kill the 5 KW I believe I can have the...

Ed,
If I kill the 5 KW I believe I can have the oil kick in IF its set up right. That might be what I may have to do.

The air handler acts as an "add on" unit. I kept the old "A coil" in the oil...
08-24-06, 07:42 PM
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Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, I also am concerned with the 5KW and...

Ed,


I also am concerned with the 5KW and 100 amp panel to be honest even though the electrician said it should be fine. I still worry...BUT, if it doesn't work then I still; have the oil and...
08-24-06, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Forgot to mention... He refers to himself as...

Forgot to mention...

He refers to himself as a professional and said that he actually should be charging a $1,000.00 for his work.

He works for a very reputable company that I know of and...
08-24-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, It has a 5 year factory warranty. It is...

Ed,

It has a 5 year factory warranty. It is a precharged unit and the serviceman will do everything for $500.00 including VAC the lines and extra charging if needed. Said it will be running when...
08-23-06, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,421
Posted By JIMMY

Finally acquired a Concord heat pump and good installation deal

I am posting this to perhap give others an idea on costs. I had my home evaluated for a 2.5 ton heat pump but the total costs in two estimates was around the $5,000-$5500 mark for complete...
07-22-06, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,498
Posted By JIMMY

Aks, I'm far from an expert but when I...

Aks,


I'm far from an expert but when I had my quote given I had a quote on a Luxaire and a York. I will tell you what they told me.

They said that the Luxaire is made by York but is a less...
07-21-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By JIMMY

Thanks! Another question...I see that these...

Thanks!

Another question...I see that these are to go outside or on a roof. Can they go into a basement if one runs an exhaust to the outside?
07-20-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By JIMMY

Question on package heatpumps....

Being that they are self contained and precharged can they be self installed by the average do it yourselfer?

I understand that they need ductwork and of course Juice to them, and thermostat.

...
07-20-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,164
Posted By JIMMY

Steve, It does not include heatducts or...

Steve,

It does not include heatducts or returns as he will use my existing system. Said he MIGHT have just a little modification but not much.

I just recieved another estimate for $5500.00 for...
07-19-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,164
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, Yes, that is what I plan on doing....

Ed,


Yes, that is what I plan on doing. Personally, I was hoping to get around the $3500.00 for the same work, but, I don't know, I could be asking to much.
07-19-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,164
Posted By JIMMY

Northeast Ohio. My reason is to try and...

Northeast Ohio.


My reason is to try and cut down on heating costs plus at 50 years of age I sorta want to get away from firewood a little bit.

The Luxaire is a good unit. The salesman told me...
07-18-06, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,164
Posted By JIMMY

Got a price on a 2.5 ton heat pump installed. How does this look?

O.K.

I had the salesman in today for an evaluation. I presently have a 2.5 ton A/C and want to convert to a Air heatpump. I was quoted a price of $4669.00 installed for a 13 seer Luxair, or $4995...
07-15-06, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,514
Posted By JIMMY

How long are the lines in a DX geo? Are they as...

How long are the lines in a DX geo? Are they as long as the underground lines in a water system? How deep do they go?

The GX geo also sounds interesting.
07-15-06, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,514
Posted By JIMMY

Ed, glad you brought that up.:) I...

Ed,


glad you brought that up.:)

I have a question...How much water does a geothermal use in very cold weather? I also am looking at a Hydr Delta ADD on heat pump ONLY unit (looks...
07-14-06, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,514
Posted By JIMMY

This looks like a real nice geothermal loop DIY kit

Boy, am I ever learning alot in my quest for a heat pump. I have a guy coming out Tuesday to evaluate and give me an estimate on a AIR heat pump but in the process I ran across this COMPLETE DIY kit...
07-13-06, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By JIMMY

Matt, I will have the quote sometime...

Matt,


I will have the quote sometime Tuesday afternoon. He will come out and do an evaluation.

I guess, I am just wondering ahead of time what it might cost before he "shocks and awes" me...
07-13-06, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By JIMMY

Would $3,000. 00 for a 2.5 ton heatpump...

Would $3,000. 00 for a 2.5 ton heatpump (installed) sound about right?

I have everything there already..this would be replacing a 2.5 ton A/C unit.
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