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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-10-2006, 08:38 AM
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Views: 25,132
Posted By rabadger
In your area of the country placement of the...

In your area of the country placement of the registers for heating is more critical. Keep the unit in the basement, supply registers on the floor at the outside walls. Return grilles high on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-10-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,352
Posted By rabadger
It's in the relay or blower board on the inside...

It's in the relay or blower board on the inside unit. Call a service tech. For some unknown reason your fan relay is not pulling in, or you have a motor problem.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-10-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,131
Posted By rabadger
It is not going to cost that much to heat the...

It is not going to cost that much to heat the garage. A garage should only be heated to about 50 degrees. If I were to cool a garage I would only cool it to about 80 degrees.

In order to do this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-11-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By rabadger
You don't have any isolation valves. Hire a...

You don't have any isolation valves. Hire a professional and have valves installed. Without valves the system has to drain, repaired, refilled and air taken out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-20-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By rabadger
Do you have anti scald mixing valves built into...

Do you have anti scald mixing valves built into the fixtures? Maybe they have to be adjusted.

Put a hot water line loop and circulator in. It will keep the hot water closer to the fixtures so...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-19-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,052
Posted By rabadger
The amount of electric heat output is directly...

The amount of electric heat output is directly related to the voltage delivered to it. Small electric heaters are not for heating large spaces. They are for small rooms and spot heating. If the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-14-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,709
Posted By rabadger
A mini split system is not considered central air...

A mini split system is not considered central air conditioning. They are used for hard to cool areas where a duct system for central air conditioning would not be available for some reason. A good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-11-2006, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,709
Posted By rabadger
SPLIT SYSTEM The evaporator coil is located in...

SPLIT SYSTEM
The evaporator coil is located in the building. The condensing unit outside the building. They are connected with a copper line set.

PACKAGE UNIT
The condenser and evaporator...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-04-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By rabadger
From a York Dealer.

From a York Dealer.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-01-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,885
Posted By rabadger
Use blinds or drapes on the windows. Make sure...

Use blinds or drapes on the windows. Make sure they are closed before the sun starts shining through.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-25-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By rabadger
I don't have any.

I don't have any.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-18-2005, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,698
Posted By rabadger
I'm in Indiana

I'm in Indiana
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-16-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,262
Posted By rabadger
Sounds like your problem is with the distance...

Sounds like your problem is with the distance from the tank to the fixture. Your may be able to have a return loop installed with a circulator for less money. The curculator will keep the hot water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-08-2005, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By rabadger
You already found him.

You already found him.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-07-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By rabadger
That question is hard to answer without seeing...

That question is hard to answer without seeing the property.

Look for somehting with a open basement. You would be able to get central air or heat pump for the ist floor.

Look for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-05-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,813
Posted By rabadger
Thats what the pressure switch does. It proves...

Thats what the pressure switch does. It proves venting. Yes the problem could be condensation or a venting issue.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-05-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,510
Posted By rabadger
Load calculations are the correct industry...

Load calculations are the correct industry accepted way of sizing equipment according to the temperature ranges in your area. The building volume, areas of floors, walls, windows, doors, aux heat...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-04-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By rabadger
The cost difference will be in the installation. ...

The cost difference will be in the installation. Most furnaces are upflow and converted to horizontal on the job.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-03-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By rabadger
Find the filter and replace it with a new one.

Find the filter and replace it with a new one.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-03-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,864
Posted By rabadger
Some homes are to tight and fresh air is required.

Some homes are to tight and fresh air is required.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-03-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,510
Posted By rabadger
Thats what I do. Load calculations, duct sizing,...

Thats what I do. Load calculations, duct sizing, and layout for homeowners.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-13-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 28,018
Posted By rabadger
air conditioners are not made to leak the gas. ...

air conditioners are not made to leak the gas. If you have a service company comming out 3 times a year to recharge it you are being taken for a ride. A good company will find the leak and tell...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-13-2005, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,018
Posted By rabadger
Shut the boiler down. Get rid of the handy man...

Shut the boiler down. Get rid of the handy man thing. Call a qualified tech that knows how to set gas pressure and fix the delay in ignition before you get a bang that is to big.

Explosion -...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-12-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By rabadger
Sorry, With the business i'm involved with I make...

Sorry, With the business i'm involved with I make it a point not to take sides by recommending brand names.

I know Rheem dealers that are better than some of the Carrier dealers. I know carrier...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-12-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By rabadger
A lot of it depends on the contractor. You can...

A lot of it depends on the contractor. You can purchase a gold plated model but if not sized and installed correctly you could run into problems with any brand.
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