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Last Activity:07-13-2008 5:14 PM
Posted in thread: Heat pump not hitting target temp on 07-14-2008 at 06:55 PM
everything you said was the truth with the one exception of programble t-stats saveing any
money on 2 stage equipment especialy heat pumps. I sure its a standard thing you post for most
questions but ...
Posted in thread: Heat pump not hitting target temp on 07-13-2008 at 05:12 PM
my first thought is your fan should have ben upsized to acomodate the ac. did you have ac
before? do they have a duel feul control? if you had an ac before was it the same size.
Posted in thread: AC running longer and cooling less on 07-12-2008 at 06:59 PM
I heard 2 good things about that tech first is he had a thermometer out . hopefully a clamp on.
second is that he waited around . After adding or subtracting you should wait 10 min and do
just that le...
Posted in thread: installing elec. hot water heater to reduce oil consumption on 07-09-2008 at 04:41 AM
a 94% eff is good but its actualy worse then oil LP contians 70k btu per gal at 94 percent your
geting about 65k btu per gal. oil at 140k btu per gal at 84 % is actualy more btu per gal .
Posted in thread: installing elec. hot water heater to reduce oil consumption on 07-07-2008 at 02:13 PM
If I where you and serious about saving oil on the hot water domestic side the only real clear
cut winner is solor they will heat 100% of your hot water in the summer and 50% in the winter
they pay fo...
Posted in thread: how must rust is too much rust (oil tank) on 06-30-2008 at 06:00 PM
the rust on the outside is a concern but the problem that happens with older tanks is water
build up (mostly from condenstion over the years) on the inside of the tank you should call
your local hvac ...
Posted in thread: Questions about Heat Pumps on 06-29-2008 at 12:17 PM
just like a electric base board eccept the coil is in the airhandler . chances are you wont
know the difference between the heat pump and when it switches to the resistance
Posted in thread: Questions about Heat Pumps on 06-28-2008 at 08:52 PM
do some research but if you want to upgade you should definetly look into a direct exchange geo
thermal heat pump these systems can handle all your heat all your ac and about 80% of your hot
Posted in thread: Freezing pipes on a heat pump on 06-28-2008 at 08:29 PM
the factory charge the amount on the nameplate is sufficiant to acomodate for 15feet of lineset
and a matching coil no more no less it is not that simple i wish it was but the only way to