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comment How to hook up thermostat C wire?
@CarlWitthoft having a wall wart plugged in, with a power cord running up to a thermostat looks pretty hackish to me. The more professional method, is to pull a new cable between the furnace/air handler and thermostat, and wire in a proper C wire.
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comment How to hook up thermostat C wire?
@CarlWitthoft That's a hack solution. If there was a way to down vote comments, you sir, would have been down voted.
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comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@ArchonOSX Technically, National Electrical Code says 3' too. So all installs in areas where NEC reigns, should be 3' of clearance. Though I don't think many HVAC technicians follow NEC, even though they probably should.
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answered How do RH/RC/R and Y/W relate for HVAC?
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comment How do RH/RC/R and Y/W relate for HVAC?
This answer might be helpful.
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comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@ArchonOSX if your friends jump off a bridge, are you jumping too?
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answered How to hook up thermostat C wire?
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comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@ArchonOSX not all technicians follow codes and/or installation instructions, it doesn't mean they don't exist/matter.
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comment Tripping Breaker
@coteyr If you turn on the breaker and a fire starts in the wall/ceiling, it could be too late by the time you realize a fire started. An electrician will know how to troubleshoot the circuit, without turning the breaker on. We're not talking about changing a lightbulb here, we're talking about troubleshooting an electrical fault.
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comment Ceiling fan noise is it normal or abnormal?
Without hearing it, it's impossible to say if it's normal. Post a video somewhere, and link to it in your question.
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comment Tripping Breaker
While this seems like a logical approach to troubleshooting (and one that likely works in software development), it may not be the best way to troubleshoot an electrical problem. Every time you try turning the breaker on in a faulted system, you run the risk of an arc igniting something, the breaker failing closed, or causing some other damage to the building, system, or occupants.
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comment Tripping Breaker
While this seems like a logical approach to troubleshooting (and one that likely works in software development), it may not be the best way to troubleshoot an electrical problem. Every time you try turning the breaker on in a faulted system, you run the risk of an arc igniting something, the breaker failing closed, or causing some other damage to the building, system, or occupants.
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comment Must my new air conditioning unit be 3 feet from the wall (or positioned backward)?
@ArchonOSX I'm not sure that's the case, I'm simply speculating. The only way to know for sure why it was installed that way, is to ask the guy that installed it.
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