Your central heating unit inside the house is buzzing?
Transformers will make a buzzing sound when old or getting tired or near failure, see if it is hot to touch? Measure its amp draw, it should not be much, a 48 VA transformer will pull 2 amps max only 1.8 continuously.
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How do you air condition an inside room with no windows or outside walls in a house with no central AC?
use a ductless split made by mitsbishi or sanyo Use a portable a/c unit found in home depot or some other home appliance store. There are unit that look like a window unit , but the the inside is conected to the outside by two copper tubes . The unit has to have freon added after it is instalded …. Hi: You know,,, it's been awhile since I've seen one in use,,, but,,, there are A.C. units available that have water cooled condensers instead of fan cooled outside condensers. In other words, if you have access to water and drain within your confined area then this system would do the job nicely.Most commonly used on commercial ice makers to help control heat build up in restaurant area. There are also many other good reason such a system would be needed and applied.It's been around forever but the forced fan over condenser coild in general has won out on cheaper to buildand covers a large percentage of the average applications anyway.Water cooled versions are available however if you should wanna look into it. Jimiwane (MORE)
How can you get rid of 2 bees buzzing around inside your house but your ceilings are so high that you cannot reach them?
Answer . \nGet a damp cup towel and wait for them to get tired. You may even place honey on a table. They may smell it. Also, bees like bright colors, neon light and are attracted to it. A big bright tarpolan may be big enough to attract, or a bed sheet.. Answer . \nGet a big can of aerosol h…airspray and squirt 'em. A stream of windex will take them down, too, but the hairspray is less risky -- their wings get stuck and they can't fly.. Answer . \nVacuum cleaner with the long wand attachment.. Answer . \none cup of dishsoap to one gallon of water,a squriter bottle. one shot is all it takes. Answer . \nBuy a can of Raid(R) wasp and hornet spray.(it works on all kinds of bees.) The cans spray up to 20 ft. away. Do not worry if you spray walls wood floor or blinds because it disapears after 1 minute.. Answer . \nLeave them bee (bad pun). they will die eventually. Without food or water, they wont last more than a day or so. (MORE)
Answer . Condensate always forms on the evaporation coil and the amount of water depends on the dew point and the temperature of the coil. All air conditioner installations are supposed to include a drain line for taking the condensate away, possibly to a floor drain.
Answer . Size the breaker at no less than 125% of your expected load. Make sure the voltage is correct, as well.
Sounds like the thermostat is set too high so the unit is calling for heat... If the thermostat is set normally then the unit has a fault. Repairing an air conditioning unit is not a Do-It-Yourself job.The best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed Heating Ventilation and Air Cond…itioning (HVAC) technician to check the unit for you. If it is faulty it can then be decided if it is worth spending money to repair it or if it makes more sense to replace it with a new one. (MORE)
Some noises are common, you don't need to worry about these. But if the noise is very loud and it has a grinding noise to it, get it checked out.. Noises may be like symptoms in the human body- a warning that things are not working as well as they should and need some attention from a skilled profe…ssional.. Best to get your system checked out if only for your peace of mind and to ensure that you are not storing up even bigger problems for later.Fans are often a cause for concern-they may need oil,adjusting or replacement.. the noise is because of sudden expansion/contraction of metal, glass, etc. see, if u apply force on a table u have to increase it to a point where it starts to move and then u decrease it but that doesn't happen with inanimate. In the case of heat stresses it acts like u have released a spring(heat is increasing) and, u hear nothing if u release it slowly but it makes noise if u release it quickly from both the fingers at the same time; a sound something like poinggg. Now in the heating unit there is restriction to the movement so a stress builds up (be'cos metals expand on heating) up to the point where the restriction could no longer hold and is released, its then that u hear a sound like breaking of wood or striking of metals. (MORE)
either a relay is bad or you have the switch turn to man on thermostat
No you can't repo a central heating and air unit. Because you are a licensed heating contractor you can put a lien on their home. You can sue them for the money, but the unit is now their property.
Three most common reasons:. Your air filter is blocked solid, causing your evaporator to freeze up . Your condenser (located outside) needs to be cleaned . The safety shutoff outside is in the off position . Clean or replace the air filter (some kinds allow cleaning instead of replacement). Cle…an the condenser -- your manual should tell you how. Check the safety shut-off. Make sure you've done the first two steps, then reset the safety switch. If it trips again, call an HVAC company.. These steps handle what are by far the most common problems. However, you could have burned out the motor in the fan as well. (MORE)
Is there a way to build an exhaust for a window ac so that the heat can escape and you can set the unit inside your house?
Yes, I made an exaust trunk out of cardboard. I have my AC sitting on an ice chest which is on a small table next to the window. Air from the condenser blows in to the cardboard air duct and out the window. The inlet of the air duct is the same size as the condenser since that is what it is attached… to. The outlet is 2 inches wide and about 10 inches tall. It goes to the bottom right hand corner of the window, and I have a 2 inch wide board on top of the airduct outlet. The board goes from the top of the window down to the top of the airduct outlet. Then I the window open 2 inches, just enough for the exaust trunk and the board to fit in. Also water drains from the AC into the ice chest and then to a drain line in the bottom of the ice chest. Water goes into the drain line and down to a 3 gallon bucket. I normally empty the bucket every morning. It usually has about a 1 gallon of water, if I run the AC all night. (MORE)
The heater might not put out hot air if it is not getting enoughoxygen to actually light the burner. There could be a problem withthe ventilation for the heater or with the thermal coupler thattells the burner when to ignite.
A few things can cause this problem. Airflow or low refrigerant charge. 1st. airflow, or the lack thereof. could be caused by a dirty air filter and/or coil. blower motor not comming on or the compressor contactor sticking causing the compressor to continue to run without the indoor fan running. 2nd…. Low refrigerant charge. (MORE)
Most systems are equipped with some type of fan delay to allow the system to extract the heat remaining from the heat exchanger after the burner shuts off. Older systems had a bi-metal mechanical/ electric switch, while most newer ones have this built in to the blower control board. Some have a sepa…rate blower control that is electronic. Many are adjustable and should be set to turn the blower "off", from a time perspective when the temperature of the supply air drops to 80-100 deg. F. If an older mechanical type is set too low, the fan may run intermittantly during the summer when ambient temps may trip it "on" lc (MORE)
The heat pump will have an additional component in the outdoor unit, a reversing valve. Additional wiring is also required for a heat pump to operate. (more than the 2 wires used to operate an a/c condensing unit) These are not the only differences, but the easiest to visually spot.. lc
On an interior wall, out of direct sunlight.. In the case of forced air type systems, close to the return air in an area that best represents the " average " temp. of the space. In no case, install it near any source of heat (radiant or convective).. lc
Impossible to say without knowing what type of unit, ie. Natural Gas, oil, electric, heat pump, boiler etc, and even with knowing it would be a tough call from here as it could be a number of things.
Yes but some details must be right. The generator must produce thepower at the right voltage for the appliances, and it also must becapable of supplying enough power for the appliances.
Why is your central air conditioner unit outside but you central heating unit inside usuially in yer basement?
The outdoor portion of the central ac unit is what gives up the heat from indoors, so it has to be outside. For a more thorough explanation see the question: How does air conditioning work.
You replace it when the parts and labor to repair it to working condition costs more than is reasonable. If it is the compressor, it is usually best to buy a new unit. The time to replacement will depend on how heavily it is used--in Texas, my a/c was aged at 12 years; in Arizona, it was 30 years.
You should not have to calculate the watts of the unit. All the information that you need will be on the nameplate of the unit. It is this information that electricians use to calculate the conductor size and breaker to supply the power to the unit.
Do or have a heat load calculaton done on your home to measure heat loss for heating and heat gain for cooling. This is a pretty involved undertaking for a first timer, to get an idea do a Google search on HVAC Calc , download the free trial and give it a try. Otherwise let a pro handle it. But eith…er way get one or more done, and don`t rely on just replacing what you have or a square footage estimate. (MORE)
US patent number 808897 was granted in 1906 to Willis Haviland Carrier. The patent was for an "apparatus for treating air". Today, Carrier is considered the "father" of air conditioning. His original intention was to treat air for industrial purposes-manufacturers of certain products struggled in …hot climates, the heat affecting production. Carrier, an engineer, was the first person to figure out that you had to control a number of things if you wanted to cool down a building-temperature, humidity, air purity, movement of air, and air supply and exhaust. By the 1920s, smaller air conditioning units were appearing in private homes. Theatres, department stores, hospitals, banks, and offices were already using air conditioning-the bigger places used a central air conditioning system devised by the Carrier Corporation. When the Depression of the 1930s hit, not many air conditioning units were sold, but after the Second World War, things picked up. Nowadays if you live in a really hot place in North America, not having air conditioning is unusual. (MORE)
Split unit air conditioner outside unit not running. Inside comes on - air blows not cold - outside unit buzzes?
the buzzing is probably your contactor. there are two 18 gauge wires going to your contactor coil the two wires will follow your line set out of your house and into AC to the contactor coil. usually red and white. or blue and yellow. make sure you have 24 volts with your volt meter (T-stat must be c…alling for cool). make sure you have 240 volts going into line side of contactor(L1 L2). there should be a run capacitor or two. usually a silver duel capacitor it will be round. is it mushroomed at the top? do you have voltage on both sides of contactor and 24 volts to contactor coil when thermostat is calling for cool?. and no voltage at capacitor or it looks mushroomed, you have a bad capacitor. the best way to test one is with a mircrofared tester. less then10 bucks to replace it will have a number ie. 35/5 uf if it is a duel. make sure you get the same one. if you don't have 24 volts to contactor coil or if contactor isn't pulled in. your problem is in the t-stat or funace. if you don't have 240 volts going into line side of contactor you have a tripped breaker or blowen fuse somewhere, or high pressure cutout needs to be reset due to dirty condenser.(usually only on Rheems) if you have 240 at line side L1 L2 and 24 to the contact coil but no 240 on T1 T2 of contactor you have a bad contactor which i would replace anyways since it sounds like it's buzzing. they are about 10 bucks too. let me know if this helped I'm pretty sure it's your capacitor. the capacitor if it's a duel will have three different terminal circles. C, fan, and Herm. C is for common it goes to the common wire on the contactor either a red or yellow wire. fan uses the wire coming from the fan and herm uses the wire coming from the compressor. (MORE)
What could be wrong if my central air conditioning unit outside is buzzing every so often and inside is blowing air just not cold air?
your outside unit is buzzing because the low voltage control signal is activating the switch " the contactor" but your unit for some reason is not starting thus no cool air. either your circuit breaker is tripped or you may have other more serious problems. call a licensed hvac service contractor.
The arrow on the filter should point toward the furnace/airhandler, whichever you have, or in other words with the direction of the airflow.
The defrost timer, thermostat or logic board, whichever you have is probably bad. To quickly remove the ice build up on the outdoor unit switch it to run the ac for a few minutes or until the ice clears.
sounds like t stat is programmed wrong, reversing valve coil is bad or reversing valve is stuck.
I'm not sure of your question.\n \nIn the USA, most hot water heaters and furnaces are independent units. They can be either gas (methane) or electric powered. The hot water heaters are thermostatically controlled, and thus the water temperatures in the gas and electric water heaters would be ess…entially the same. The speed at heating the water depends on the HW heater design, but both gas and electric HW heaters would be similar in speed.\n \nI've heard of combined Hot water heaters and furnaces in use in Russia, with the side effect of only having hot water in the winter.\n \nHere in the USA, electric furnaces come in 2 varieties. Heat Pumps function somewhat like an air conditioning unit, and deal with heat differentials. In mild temperatures, they are more efficient than direct electric heating. However, the temperature increase is relatively moderate. It is likely they could only heat water to a "luke-warm" temperature.\n \nUsing conventional electric heating, the electric heating elements can become extremely hot. Think of your stove with temperatures in excess of 400 degrees F. However, the actual temperature of water would be dependent on the design.\n \nI would encourage consulting the manufacturer of the device you are interested in with any device specific questions. (MORE)
The motor is either single or two speed. You can change the size of the pulleys if yours has a belt. If it is direct drive, it runs at the speed it does.
If the drain line from the ac unit is tied into the sink drain line, the trap leaving the ac unit has probably run dry. Fill the trap at the ac unit with a cup of water and it should stop the noise. Assuming a proper install, kinda hard guessing about it from here without seeing it.
Because you have it set that way on your thermostat. Most HVAC people tell you that with the new high efficiency systems, you should leave the fan running all the time to constantly circulate the air so that you maintain a more constant temperature throughout the house. I don't buy it.
One way of keeping heat in the house is to have carpets. carpets help to retain heat in the house and keep the house warm. i hope u find this answer useful:)
typically, you need 1 ton of air for every 500 feet of living space. so a 2 ton will normally be sufficient. Things that should also be considered that can make a big difference are does area have vaulted ceilings?, proper insulation in attic?, will many people use space, because every 12 people req…uire an additional ton of air, such as in a church etc. I install systems in Texas so in regards to heat we usually go 20 kw for a 2 ton system. (MORE)
I don't know but my outside unit has been making a relatively loud continuous buzz when it is running. This has been the case for at least a couple months (that I have noticed) but the unit seems to otherwise be functioning fine (house still cools down well enough). My concern is that it could be an… indication of a problem that should be tended to before a breakdown or other damage occurs. (MORE)
Why doesnt the outside unit Goodman CPLE36-1 central AC unit with heat pump turn on but inside the air blows though it's not cooled and the heat only works on emergency heat?
I would first try to turn the stat up to 80 degrees turn off both breakers, one to the outside condenser and the other to the air handler inside, leave the breakers off for about 30 minutes. then turn the breaker to the out side unit first then 5 minutes later turn on the breaker for the inside unit…. Wait another 5 minutes and turn the stat to 68 and wait a few minutes system should reset and work like it should. If that don't work I would say the starter capacitor is bad. Or the compressor is bad. Or may need to refill the lines. If the first don't work it is time to call a repair man. Hope it works Sincerly Troy H (MORE)
nope, they don't even install them up there, lived there for 32years, never saw one, -30 is a bit to low for that
The heat is transferred by leaving windows open or doors open. When you leave a window or door open The warm and cold air goes through the door and window and goes straight out. The more you open and close a door the more air from outside comes in and the more the air from inside goes out. If you ar…e running the air or the heat the best thing to do is to make sure that there is no windows or doors left open around the house or your just wasting your money. And plus make sure that your home is well insulated that helps a lot because if there are little cracks in the floor or ceiling the air also goes right throught them too. Hope this helps (MORE)
I know that sometimes local utilities offer financing. Also most heating contractors have financing programs set-up through manufacturers.
Entirely depends on the contract. If nothing was mentioned in the contract regarding this, then it was the buyer's responsibility to have surveyed the home prior to the sale. If this had been done, then any repairs or a value deduction could have been done prior to the sale.
If you have a heat pump A/C unit then you have auxillary heat and emergency heat. The EM stands for emergency heat, which is using only your electric heat strips or gas heat, depending on your system. The auxillary heat uses your compressor inside of your outside unit. Say the house is 60 degrees in…side and you set your stat to 70, the temperature difference is so great that if the heat pump alone cannot satisfy, then the auxillary heat would come on to assist the heat pump. Say you were to get a leak in either your condenser or evaporator coils, your heat pump would not work on the regular heat setting on the tstat. In this circumstance you would want to use just the emergency heat until a service tech can evaluate the system. (MORE)
You don't have to turn off the central heating when you use the wood stove; however, it would be prudent to turn the thermostat down to about 60 degrees f but not under 50 f, to back up your wood stove when the stove runs out of wood at 4 in the morning.
There are several possibilities. Start with the easiest and work your way up. Lack of airflow. Dirty filter. Bad blower motor. Thermostat set for below 68. Low refrigerant charge. After any repairs be sure to allow your a.c. To thaw out completely before starting again. Any ice will cause lack of ai…rflow (MORE)
Why doesnt my Goodman CPLE36 1 central AC unit with heat pump turn on outside but inside it blows air throughout the house though it's not cool air and the heat only works on emergency heat?
The thermostat turns on the heat pump and indoor fan. If an electrical sub circuit to or within the heat pump fails or locks out the heat pump, the outdoor part will not turn on.
It could be a loose pully inside the unit that when the belt is spinning fast the pulling is not tightly secured making it shake.
dont know the name brand of T-Stat that would say EH.. but that probably means Electric heat..on all honeywell heat pump T-Stat's it is EM-Heating means Emergency Heating.. its just the heat strip comming on automaticly or manual depending how your T-Stat is wired..
There is not an average cost to buy a central heat and air unit. You will need to purchase a unit based on the square footage of your home, the amount of insulation in place and whether or not you have duct work in place. The price range starts at $1200 and goes up with size of your home.
What if your central air unit is outside and ran very quiet but recently it has started to get loud you can hear water sloshing from the main vent inside your house?
Shut down the outside unit and check for anything loose if it's a rattling noise. If you think the compressor is making noise get a tech. The water sloshing around sounds like a separate problem check the drain on the inside unit to see if it's clogged.
No. Plus, if you insulate your house with popcorn, you're just inviting a nest of rats. And after a couple of weeks, it'll stink. Use Styrofoam. It works better, and doesn't attract vermin.
AC BTU ratings are typically figured for square footage not cubicfeet. Now I'm guessing here, but 20,000 cubic feet translatesroughly to a 2,500 sqft. home, single story with 8 foot ceilings.Such would require a 30,000 to 40,000 BTU unit. Something to consider is the cost of running a monster like t…his.If you have a large enough window and a relatively open floor plan,you can install a 30,000 BTU "window shaker" and save money. (MORE)
Rather than have a coal, gas or electric fire heating one room,central heating is one boiler (gas or electric) heating the wholehouse. This is done by pumping hot water through pipes that feedseveral radiators installed in each room and hall way. A thermostatin the hall (for instance) allows the tem…perature to be controlledoverall, with a regulating valve on each radiator for separate roomcontrol. (MORE)