"In my opinion you are trying to get very detailed about equipment that is designed to perform in a wide range of climates and environments. Unless a furnace is operating at it design max, it will always be oversized for the load. (Full…"
"There is a pump kit that will install under a sink or in a bathroom. This pump will be activated by a button and it pumps the (colder) water in the Hot water pipe into the cold water pipe. Once it senses heat it will shut off and then…"
"answer ! - It is a dungeon
Answer 2 - it has been placed on part time work so it has lost its incentive to excel.
Answer 3 - There is no sound with out a receiver to hear it, there for YOU are weird for hearing it.
Honestly, These are problems…"
"It looks better on paper than in real life applications. Both Amana and Lennox came out with dual heat applicationa that would heat the home and hot water. Eff ratings on the heating side were about 92-97% and the water heaters were in…"
"Super heat readings without knowing airflow only gives you 1/2 the equation. Dirty filters/ low airflow/refrigerant overcharge/low temp in building or low outdoor temp will all affect the superheat of the system. If the superheat is out…"
"For propane, you can look at the burner orfice size. there are charts that give the btu rating for the orfice size. then multiply by the numbers of burners. will give approx output. LP orfices are usually slightly smaller btu than…"
"There are a number of options - one manufacturer 9LG ductless) makes a square wall unit that can have a picture/art in the front. There are also heads that can be installed in a ceiling ( if you have enough space) so all you see is…"
"I just go through the filter. if it is not metal or electronic. Leave the filter in place and poke a hole with your probe in a corner. If you want to know the pressure drop across the filter place the probe just under the filter…"
"You need more information before you suggest what the appropriate answer to the customers problem would be. Do loads on the house and each floor. Loads tell you equipment sizing which tells you air flow requirements. Now you have…"
"GE and other heat pump water heaters will dehumidify the area they are located in and use the heat gathered to heat the water.
Bob, is right Trane VS systems have the capability to vary fan speed to the humidity and work very well in my…"
"MIni splits work fine as spot cooling/heating and inverter tech is great but has a long way to go to meet loads in Kansas.
Even the manufacturers say their product in not designed to handle whole house loads or conditions. (Meeting last…"
"I agree with what you say. Properly charged units perform better and last longer while using the minimum amount of electricity they can. I will give you a reason why SEER came in. It had little to with improving efficiency by looking at…"
"Do the loads first, have some one do a room by room load, that will give you the total load but will also give you airflow to each room needed for comfort. A 1400 sq ft house, airflow to far rooms will be a larger problem than the amount…"
Feb 23, 2012
Steven Lewis just added their location. (via No Title)
"I already do that and a lot of customers see it up front and others have to experience the dark side of hvac lol. . to be honest, we all make value judgements on what we can afford and if given knowledge and choices up front…"
Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver is once again On the Job insulating and finishing a basement in the northeast – and introducing a brand new insulation product: ThermalDry Insulated Floor Decking.
ThermalDry Floor Decking was…
Rebroadcast from On April 30, 2013 Sharon Miller and Robin Utz of the U.S. Department of Education conducted a one hour webinar for HVACR educators to provide them firsthand information from Washington.
* A blueprint to revise…