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by nomadpeo
Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: HVAC General Forum
Topic: GE Weathertron Heat Pump
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

- GE Weathertron Heat Pump

the 24 probably indicates 24000 btu or 2 ton
by nomadpeo
Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: HVAC General Forum
Topic: blower hum
Replies: 2
Views: 1350

- blower hum

the breaker you reset must have been the 2 pole breaker feeding the condensing unit. it probably tripped due to overload caused by no airflow inside. try another capacitor first. if it doesn't work, the motor is next.
by nomadpeo
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: HVAC General Forum
Topic: New unit, stuck at 77 degrees...Air filter issues?
Replies: 5
Views: 1922

- New unit, stuck at 77 degrees...Air filter issues?

standard pleated filters from hd will keep your air clean enough. if you have extreme allergy issues, you can install an ultra-violet filter for that. have someone measure the static pressure across your blower using a magnahelic. this info and the manufacturer's blower specification chart will dete...
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:32 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: Air in my central air lines?
Replies: 5
Views: 1582

- Air in my central air lines?

i don't view fluctuating pressures as normal. in the case of air, the discharge pressure is going to fluctuate, possibly wildly. the overall discharge pressure will be abnormally high. air and water are considered to be 'non-condensables' in a refrigerant system. one way air can get in is if there i...
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: Thermostat wiring question
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

- Thermostat wiring question

are you changing the thermostat ? you didn't say. if so, how many wires are connected and what are the colors and terminal identifications ? also, look at the diagram in the box with the thermostat. it should show you whether you need a 'common'. the 'r' terminal receives 24 volts from the furnace t...
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: Heat Recovery Unit hooked up with AC
Replies: 3
Views: 1198

- Heat Recovery Unit hooked up with AC

the heat rejection at the condenser is a combination of latent heat absorbed in the evaporator plus heat of compression. the bulk of heat generated from the phenomenon that happens when the gas is compressed (nature of the beast) has to be released first before the refrigerant can begin to condense ...
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: Changing honeywell thermostat...wiring question
Replies: 7
Views: 2301

- Changing honeywell thermostat...wiring question

is your unit a heat pump ?
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:37 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: Condensor fan will only start with a bump, either direction
Replies: 8
Views: 2024

- Condensor fan will only start with a bump, either direct

4ftbanger - thanks for that refresher - i remember the days when there were marks on capacitors to indicate the power side.
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:24 am
Forum: Residential
Topic: New Gas Pack
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

- New Gas Pack

sometimes package units come slightly undercharged. if they did not verify the charge, that could be the problem.
by nomadpeo
Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:15 am
Forum: Technicians Only
Topic: coil capacity?
Replies: 2
Views: 2215

- coil capacity?

what is the brand and model/ser of the condensing unit ?