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  1. HVAC
    I'm posting this on behalf of my dad. To sum up the problem, *sometimes* when the auxiliary heat strip comes on on his heat pump, the main 150A breaker in the AC panel trips. The heat pump is approx 15 years old with an auxiliary heat strip (I am not sure the kW rating, i'll have to obtain...
  2. HVAC
    Hey everyone, you all had helped me several years back, but I can't seem to find the thread, in turning off the auxiliary/electrical heat that comes on from time to time when my heat pump needs an extra boost. It's expensive as all get out, and turns on a LOT. So you had me disconnect a wire in...
  3. HVAC
    Response from another thread made me realize I may have an issue with a heat pump not operating as it should and would appreciate any advice. We live in 2,000 sq. ft., 100 yr old house in Richmond, VA and have a new Trane XB13 2.5 Ton (28,500 BTUH)...
  4. HVAC
    Thanks in advance for your and input.End of summer system started having problems and couldnt cool house down, air flow problems, HVAC guys told told me they couldnt fix it, I needed a new system. So i shut the system down and the plan is to go all out when tax time gets here, and for the most...
  5. HVAC
    I'm thinking about getting a programmable thermostat for my electric heat pump system. My significant other can't stand the cold so she keeps the heat running a little higher than I'd like (no exceptions!) in the winter. I'd like to be able to let the temperature drop as much as 10-15 degrees...
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