I just had a new gas pack and duct work installed and I am wondering if
anyone has a list of tests the installers should perform from inside the
house to ensure everything is efficient. If it makes any difference, I have
16 vents that bring the air in the house and 7 vents that return it.
Thanks in advance!
Were duct seams sealed. When my gas pack- furnace and AC was put in
the only test was if it worked. Perhaps a test on outside condenser temp
and pressure. An amp draw would be smart , A pro will soon answer
Hey..YOU are the bone head that paid over $9500 for a 10SEER gaspack...
You might want to ask the company that stole your money what they check
out...or read your installation manual that by SC law, they have to leave
What did the results from your Manual J and Manual D calculations tell you??
What did you local *competent*, licensed, insured, professionally trained,
HVAC technician recommend??
Or did you just go by "rule of thumb" and the lowest bidder??
Steve @ Noon-Air Heating & A/C
Assuming that the original system was correctly sized and installed, and
*all* of the existing vents were required for correct operation and air
distribution, why would you need to remove one unless you are reducing the
size of the house and re-configuring the system and reducing its capacity to
It seems to be an efficient layout. There are 2 in the kitchen, 3 in the
den, 2 in the master bedroom, 1 in each of the 3 other bedrooms, 1 in each
of the 3 bathrooms, 1 in the foyer, 1 in the living room, and 1 in the
dining room. There is a return in the den, living room, hallway, master
bedroom, and each of the 3 other bedrooms.
Is there a standard service/return ratio, or does it depend on the layout?
In my case it would be about 2.25:1.
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What did the Manual J and Manual D calculations say???
Its not a crap shoot.....its an exact science.
There is no such thing a "rule of thumb" other than most folks have 2 of
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