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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-10-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By jeff5may
These units should be a walk in the park for any...

These units should be a walk in the park for any fridgie tech worth a dime. They are on par with a dehumidifier or window air conditioner from the 70's as far as complexity goes. Main idea is find...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-09-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By Geo NR Gee
Here is the answer from AirGenerate Support (Jan,...

Here is the answer from AirGenerate Support (Jan, 2012) when I inquired how much refrigerant went into the system.

I had bought one of their units for $40 (from Craigslist) and intended on...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-07-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By Xringer
It might not be too hard to repair.. But, you...

It might not be too hard to repair.. But, you might have to uninstall it..
I'm not sure the all that copper tube inside will survive going in and out..

I've never heard of E-tech before.. It...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-07-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By Xringer
Sounds like you maybe have lost refrigerant. Or,...

Sounds like you maybe have lost refrigerant. Or, your HX coil is covered in ice..
(Look down inside from the top).
Checking the fan, the air filter and power use is a good start. But, don't run...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-07-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By jeff5may
There are a few noninvasive tests you can do to...

There are a few noninvasive tests you can do to figure ot what is happening with the unit. Plug the thing into a power meter like a kill-a-watt or use an ammeter to determine how happy the compressor...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-07-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,588
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Pictures? Could be a number of things. How many...

Pictures? Could be a number of things. How many AC tools do you have? Is the fan and compressor running? Is the discharge line hot?
Forum: Solar Heating 03-31-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,000
Posted By Daox
Home owners associations set rules on a bunch of...

Home owners associations set rules on a bunch of stuff, and typically don't allow anything that differs from said rules.
Forum: Solar Power 03-12-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 290,884
Posted By pinballlooking
We love the Volt. We drive it about 39 miles in...

We love the Volt. We drive it about 39 miles in the morning then charge it up and do it again in the afternoon. Sometimes we charge a while and go out in the evening.

We usually drive 80 EV miles...
Forum: Product Reviews 02-27-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 53,797
Posted By Daox
For those just wanting to order the dual flush...

For those just wanting to order the dual flush kit with levers vs buttons, here is the amazon link:

BlueSource HydroRight Dual Flush Converter HYR271...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-05-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,422
Posted By pinballlooking
I was shooting the IR into the mini split maybe 3...

I was shooting the IR into the mini split maybe 3 foot away. If you have a inverter model it will ramp up and down based on what it needs to do.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-05-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,422
Posted By NiHaoMike
Then it's probably "right sized" when you're used...

Then it's probably "right sized" when you're used to "oversized" units.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-04-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,422
Posted By pinballlooking
It is 40 deg here the LG units are putting out...

It is 40 deg here the LG units are putting out 120 deg and the Gree is putting out 119 deg.
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 02-03-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,772
Posted By Xringer
I'm thinking about buying a spare back-up TED,...

I'm thinking about buying a spare back-up TED, before the supply dries up..
At $20, these things aren't going to last forever.
I can't think of anything that fills this niche for $20.

For $20,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-07-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,375
Posted By NiHaoMike
If it's a standard electric water heater, that's...

If it's a standard electric water heater, that's always true. If it's gas or heat pump, it depends on whether the reduced operating cost is enough to offset the extra losses from a higher setpoint.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-07-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,375
Posted By RobbMeeX
I am not sure, but my thoughts are the washers...

I am not sure, but my thoughts are the washers gonna heat with electric to whatever temp it needs anyway, so I figure its 6 of one, 7 of another. Plus I wouldn't have heat loss through the pipes.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-11-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,334
Posted By Xringer
You might want to check the filter fit too.. Mine...

You might want to check the filter fit too.. Mine were letting air (and dirt) get around the edges..

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/geothermal-heat-pumps/1935-sanyo-24khs72-filter-mod.html
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 12-05-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,772
Posted By Xringer
It will monitor which ever lines you snap the...

It will monitor which ever lines you snap the current probe onto..
I used mine to measure my Mini-Split for years.

Now, I have the clamps over both the 230 lines to the Sanyos.
I read their...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-09-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 123,109
Posted By Xringer
That was a great place for heating.. ...

That was a great place for heating..
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/geothermal-heat-pumps/1815-2-sanyo-24khs72-ac-hp-install-project-oct-2011-a.html

It's blowing right on the middle of the floor...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-08-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 123,109
Posted By Xringer
If you do let it get too cool, you can always sit...

If you do let it get too cool, you can always sit right under the indoor unit
and get a nice blast of warm air, while you wait for the room to warm up..

Our problem is over-heating during the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-08-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 123,109
Posted By jeff5may
brogsie, With most heat pump systems,...

brogsie,

With most heat pump systems, especially air-source units, it's best to let them do their job around the clock. If you want to set them back to save energy, just go a couple of degrees...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-08-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 123,109
Posted By Xringer
If the house is going to get pretty cold while...

If the house is going to get pretty cold while you are at work, it might be good
to leave it on at a lower temp. If you have good insulation and some solar gain,
it might not use much power during...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-11-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 182,041
Posted By Xringer
If you can get that old shorted T-stat completely...

If you can get that old shorted T-stat completely disconnected, it would be good.. It might be melted inside.?.
Just get the wires off it and cap them with twist caps or tape.

If your pump relay...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-09-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 182,041
Posted By Xringer
Are you using PEX or copper? If it's metal...

Are you using PEX or copper? If it's metal plumbing that should be a solid ground.
No way should you have dangerous voltage on your A7.
The Hot side of the AC line going to ground would be cause...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-06-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 182,041
Posted By Xringer
8Amps means you need a 10A fuse..

I think this is your label..

Rated current is 8.6A
Minimum Circuit Amps or Minimum Circuit Ampacity (MCA) 7.5 Amps
Maximum Overcurrent Protection (MOP) 13.7A

The minimum is 7.5A and the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-06-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 182,041
Posted By Xringer
No real sure. I've never seen one with a fuse.....

No real sure. I've never seen one with a fuse.. My stuff is old..
Can you check the specs of the box?

If that small fuse was to prevent a 'locked rotor' meltdown..
Might be best not to use the...
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