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You'll want to check with your local government. The sale of a house often requires some things to be brought up to current code. What things are required, depends on the local government. For example. In my area, sump pumps are required. If you're selling a house without a sump, you'll have to install one before you can close. A nearby area requires ...


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What you’re describing sounds like a combination of negative pressure in the compartment that the drain pan connected to and an incorrectly sized p-trap on the condensate drain. The depth of the t-prap has to be greater than the negative pressure in inches of water column of the compartment where the drain is connected to. A t-prap with insufficient depth, ...


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If liquid refrigerant gets in the compressor, it can indeed cause damage. The compressor is designed to compress gas, trying to compress liquid can burn out the motor. Let the system defrost. Fix the filter. Then turn it back on. If the system still isn't cooling, you'll have to troubleshoot it yourself, or contact a professional to do it. Make sure you ...


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Does RPM effect motor life? More than I thought it would. "if you change an 825 motor and put in a 1075, your HP load will move from 1/6th to 1/2... with the same blade. and the noise level will go up dramatically in the unit."-vstech, HVAC Talk "Plus you're probably going to eat a few motors in the process."-Six Five minutes sounds about right ...


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No reason for such an opening. You should stuff insulation into it and then cap it. Or, if you have spare siding, remove it and patch the siding.


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For the electrical, the working clearance must be kept. Working clearances can be overlapped. I'm not sure about gas regulations.


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As far as the electrical equipment goes there is nothing beyond the working clearances. The equipment can be directly adjacent to either item. Working clearance for a panel is 30" wide and 36" deep (in front). The equipment can be anywhere in the 30" wide space. There may be a gas code clearance issue, but I am not familiar with that code. Might I ask ...


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Since you haven't supplied much detail, I'll have to use nonspecific examples based on typical installation methods. Furnace and Condensing unit If you have a setup where you have a furnace, and an outdoor condensing unit. The wiring will be similar to this (Note: This is a basic overview, not actual wiring). Basically, the R wire provides power to the ...


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The problem with adding humidity to a leaky home is amount of water vapor air can hold varies significantly with temperature. While 30% relative humidity at 72°F seems dry and harmless in and of itself if you cool this same air to 38°F (let alone -10°F it sometimes get) all of the sudden you have reached 100% RH. The difficulty is making sure ...



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