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07-27-20, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ferd42

The thing I like about the Bosch is its constant...

The thing I like about the Bosch is its constant airflow, as opposed to high/low with a "variable speed air handler": Outlet flows do not change, so you don't have to worry about "Hot Head, Cold...
04-15-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By PJmax

Thread moved to heat pump forum. The...

Thread moved to heat pump forum.

The reversing valve is soldered into the refrigeration lines so that it's not easily changeable.
However.... the solenoid is connected to the reversing valve....
04-08-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. You posted in the A/C...

Welcome to the forums.

You posted in the A/C section but it sounds like you have a heat pump.

That sound you'd be hearing if you had a heatpump system is the refrigerant reversing valve. It...
03-12-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Houston204

A compressor blanket would probably reduce the...

A compressor blanket would probably reduce the noise.
Your neighbor might be more inclined to install it if you offered to purchase it.

Looks like they run around $60 but you would need to know...
03-02-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. Most thermostats and...

Welcome to the forums.

Most thermostats and some condenser units have delays built in so that the compressor can't short cycle. The delay time can be 3-5 minutes.
02-11-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By Marq1

So this is a GEO thermal unit, I have a similar...

So this is a GEO thermal unit, I have a similar Trane system.

Hooked up to a well indicates an open, pump and dump, system, again same as I am running,

Water discharge is typ plumbed away from...
01-07-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Norm201

This is a Sylvania product. Most likely no longer...

This is a Sylvania product. Most likely no longer made. They are no longer in busines as the old US electrical company. The name has been sold and is currently under the OSRAM GmbH and acquired the...
12-17-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By manden

Yes check for any tech info you can find. ...

Yes check for any tech info you can find.

And yes you can hook it up to 110 volts but you will get a lot less heat out of it and/or it will take a lot longer to heat up.
Half the volts gets you...
11-19-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By airman.1994

Electric heat is all the same efficiency. No...

Electric heat is all the same efficiency. No difference between brands. Can you increase the heat you have in those areas now?
10-29-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Pilot Dane

I do not glue the fittings on AC drains. There...

I do not glue the fittings on AC drains. There is no pressure so simply shoving them together is enough to keep the water inside. Then when it's time for cleaning it's quick and easy to pull it all...
10-08-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By airman.1994

They need to hire an HVAC cleaning company to...

They need to hire an HVAC cleaning company to clean the unit and duct. Then treat the unit and duct with an EPA approved disinfectant like BBJ. after that the door should be coated with a product...
09-24-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Bud9051

What have you done to prevent the basement area...

What have you done to prevent the basement area from getting cold, ie insulation and air sealing? If most of the basement walls are below grade they are not losing a lot of heat. Air leakage at the...
09-24-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Pilot Dane

When shopping for a heater don't be mislead by...

When shopping for a heater don't be mislead by all the different styles and shapes. 1'500 watts is 1'500 watts no matter what the heater. So, if it says it's "more efficient" or "energy saving"...
09-23-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By PJmax

With electric heaters...... they are 100%...

With electric heaters...... they are 100% efficient.
Every dollar spent is used in heat. Nothing goes up the chimney.
Old heaters.... new heaters..... no difference.

A basement room shouldn't...
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