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This is the most common problem with the Nest. You need to hook up a "C" wire. Here's the thing. Originally, thermostats were passive devices - nothing more than switches. And so, controls were wired in a "switch loop" similar to how switches in houses were wired before current electrical code. Power went in a functional loop: from the 24V ...
HVAC Technicians must understand how to take proper measurements for Delta T and ambient temperatures along with the Wet Bulb temperatures. With a little math You really do not have a reason to crack into the refrigerant system. The industry in my area as a whole is quite vocal about moving away from the gauge on every PM approach. It is just time for ...
You probably can't do it yourself, but an HVAC technician likely could. Moving the unit likely requires: Evacuating the refrigerant Reconfigure (and potentially rerun) the line sets. Reconfigure (and potentially rerun) electrical. Physically moving the unit. Charging the system back up with refrigerant. You could probably do number 4, and maybe number 2 ...
According to Trane installation instructions, the technician is correct. They do require 3' of clear space in front of the control box. As for why the technician chose this orientation, I can only speculate. It looks to me like the access panel is on the corner of the unit, which would mean there has to be 3' clear space at the corner. Obviously the ...
These units are designed to be outside, so there's no reason to cover it. If you're really concerned about it, go ahead and cover it. Just make sure you don't restrict the airflow, as that can impact how well the unit works. The manufacture likely recommends annual cleaning, and maintenance. Which will probably do more good for the unit than the cover.
Yeah, you can buy covers, and check this one out, too... perfect for urban duck hunting
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