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I have purchased a multi level house on stilts in a rock

I have purchased a multi level house on stilts in a rock quarry, a stream runs under the house. The current HVAC system has the ductwork under the house, exposed ti elements. Its is 10 years old. We live in Western NC. The current system cannot heat or cool the house properly. Should we install mini splits? or a new unit ( gas) that we put IN the house. Currently the HVAC is a heat pump located outside. Help?JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?Customer: Yes. we used thermoters as well as the thermostat. They had no filters installed.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: we could probably do the mini splits ourselves but not the HVAC. The great room is large with cathedral ceilings. Techs here said the big minisplit would be noisy. Do you think so?JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: House is 3000 sq ft. Lots of high ceilings. Next to granite rock, so cold in winter. Lots of humitidy due to water coming down rocks. Sometimes lots, sometimes little

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We need an AC system in our house. We have a heating system.

We need an AC system in our house.We have a heating system. How can we attach an A/C system?Also is it feasible that I try and do it myself? I am pretty handy and I do not understand exactly what is needed to get AC into my house as well. Thanks ahead of time , record heat over here in san diego so I need a solution that looks better then my current portable ac units. Thanks!

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Rick

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I replaced a Honeywell CT87A 4447 with a CT87N 4450. The

I replaced a Honeywell CT87A 4447 with a CT87N 4450. The System has both Heat and AC controlled by this one thermostat. Now the Heat works fine, but I can't get the AC to start or the Fan either in manual or auto.My question is : Do I have the correct replacement model for this application?

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I was reading an old post concerning wiring an April aire

HiJA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: I was reading an old post concerning wiring an April aire 400 to a prestige Stat and would like to do the same with mineJA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: I'very got the prestige iaq 2.0 which is a littledifferentJA: Is there anything else the HVAC Technician should be aware of?Customer: NoJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Brian HVAC Guy

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I have an apollo heating system. Which way do I turn the

I have an apollo heating system. Which way do I turn the valves to get the air conditining to work

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Rick

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I have oil heat and my carlin primary control is stuck in

I have oil heat and my carlin primary control is stuck in self test lock out modeJA: Sometimes HVAC issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The HVAC Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: My carlin primary control on my oil heat system is stuck in lock out , test modeJA: Is there anything else important you think the HVAC Technician should know?Customer: I had a flood in the basement.. main sewer line from the street backed up into my homeJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Daniel Plourde

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What is the building code minimum clearance between a

What is the building code for the minimum clearance between a heating system and the AC coils that sit on top? We currently have an oil heating system with a Bryant AC unit. We plan to replace the Bryant AC and keep the heating system. The existing AC coils fits within a 24" clearance above the furnace, which is our maximum clearance due to the ceiling height. We live in Maryland.Furthermore, the existing system is built for freon and has 7/8 inch piping. Some vendors say they can use the existing piping with the new refrigerant. Do you see any issues with that? ...

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There We have a Brivis Underflloor gas heating system. We

Hi thereWe have a Brivis Underflloor gas heating system.We are currently having a new ensuite installed but the floors are still intact.Hot air is not coming out of the floor vents and we are getting a persistent Error 43, Busy, HiAny suggestions please?

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Phil

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Something is causing and/or making the water circulating

Hi - something is causing and/or making the water circulating pump to make loud noises when runing at random times during operation. But not all the time, just sometime and it's random... The pump installed now is brand new and one week old, and it's making the same noise as the pump I replaced which was two month old.... At this point I don't think it's the pump anymore.... I've bleed the system as best as I could, but that didn't help. Yesterday, I turned on all the faucets and showers and emptied hot water tank, the boiler engaged, filling up the tank and the pump seemed to work with zero noise.... later in the afternoon the pump starting the making the noise again..??? It's either a high pitch sound like a dog howl and/or like a gears are grinding...

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