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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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I have a friedrich 27,500 BTU thru wall air cond Model # XXXXX S/N 89LS10389. 1989 it works great. This year it seems to have a hi pitch sound that can olny be heard from outside. I assume it maybe so… read more
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Phil
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I have a Trane Chilled Water Fan Coil Unit, Model HFCA in my apartment. It is about 5 years old. When I switch the appliance off from the room thermostat the fan keeps blowing for about a minute, as i… read more
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I have a ground water heat pump with water flow controlled by a Honeywell VC8114-11 electric actuator on a special valve. Valve leaks. I have a new actuator, but the only valve replacement I can find … read more
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Rick
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Hi Rick..I thought I was asking you a new question so that u could be compensted appropriately... ANYWAY ..you just answerd with this: If the zone is energized the zone valve should be open so the lev… read more
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Hi Rick and happy New Year :- Central Heating : persistent low pressure worcester bosch 24i / 28i junior combi CH condensing boiler sealed system Status: installed circa 2005 # XXXXX fault: red fault … read more
I HAVE A HYDRONIC HEATING SYSTEM 10 YEARS OLD. THERE I 6 ZONES
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I HAVE A HYDRONIC HEATING SYSTEM 10 YEARS OLD. THERE I 6 ZONES EITH 6 CICULATORS. AT THE MANIFOLD THERE ARE BLACK IRON FITTINGS TEEING OFF TO GOTO THE ZONES. THE SYSTEM IS A COLD START. IN THE SUMMER … read more
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I have a hot water gas fired boiler. The back flow preventer
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I have a hot water gas fired boiler. The back flow preventer valve drips. I was told to put a plug in the threaded opening but now it drips from the top of the flow valve regulator. Should I remove th… read more
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JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
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