> I just got a Goodman 13 SEER 2 Ton Dual fuel heat pump installed.
> Everything seemed to be working great...until I noticed that when I set the
> thermostat at 77 degrees, the unit would never shut off (well, it would
> shut off for about 5 minutes, but I think that's due to some safety
> feature). Bottom line, I've never gotten my house below 77 degrees.
> Everything feels cool, but it just concerns me that the unit keeps running.
> I currently live in a 1050 square foot house. I do have a partially
> finished basement with vents (400 square feet).
> My question is concerning the air filter. I got a sick feeling in my
> stomach that maybe I should have gone with a 2.5 ton, and as such am
> suffering from too little air being blown (although it feels forceful
> enough). I removed the air filter, and just a few minutes ago the unit
> finally reached 76 degrees. I'm using some micro allergy filter thing, so
> could I possibly buy a cheaper air filter to not be so restrictive? Would
> that help at all?
> Also, is there anyway to check the fan speed? Is it possible that the fan
> is set to medium instead of high? Not sure if there is such a setting, but
> any advice would be great, as we just doled out $2900 bucks for this thing.
I would ask for company to come out that installed the unit, get Delta^T readings.. All pleat/type high allergy filters require extra airflow due to the restriction;try using throw/away 1" filter.