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How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Hot w/o AC ()
Date: July 17, 2020 12:55PM

AC died at our Reston condo this morning. Called AC company that we have a contract with and they can't come until Sunday- what's the point of paying for a contract with the thieves if they can't help in a reasonable amount of time? Crazy heat over coming days and we are screwed. Hope you are doing better.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Centreville area ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:01PM

Send your wife over to my place so I can fuck her in 68 degrees of Air Conditioned comfort.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: mmmmmahhhdiii ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:06PM

eye fucking hate A/C...eye haven't turned mine on in two years...it destroys the air quality and the cleansing heat of summer....but three, four and five years ago eye had a bum bitch living in my spot who swore she would die if the temperature in the house went below 70 or above 75

silly 1st world assholes

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Hot w/o AC ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:13PM

mmmmmahhhdiii Wrote:
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> eye fucking hate A/C...eye haven't turned mine on
> in two years...it destroys the air quality and the
> cleansing heat of summer....but three, four and
> five years ago eye had a bum bitch living in my
> spot who swore she would die if the temperature in
> the house went below 70 or above 75
>
> silly 1st world assholes


Always nice to hear from you mmmmahhhdiii... how are the skies looking today?

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Being Kind Serious Answer ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:16PM

Being a GOP kind voter and not a hater , go get a 300 -400 dollar 110 volt 15k btu window unit and rig it in your back door with duct tape plywood or cardboard if you have to and you will at least have a good sized area to stay cool They weigh 125 pounds so you may have to sit it on the floor with a pan to drain it of water it will collect . You can get a furniture dolly sit it on that move it in and out when your home and cover the rest of the open door with a tarp and duct tape when you use it

Window units of 5 to 6 k btu will cool an average bedroom there dirt cheap about 125 dollars

It may cost you a few hundred but you will have some relief as it can take two weeks to get units replaced here if that is what is needed , cheaper then a motel and you can resell it if you want to take 50% off on Craigslist or get one there used.

My 3 ton unit a basic Trane cost 5300 to replace lately it still saves me about 50 a month over the old one and keeps us cool

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: mmmmahhhdiii ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:20PM

Hot w/o AC Wrote:
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> mmmmmahhhdiii Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > eye fucking hate A/C...eye haven't turned mine
> on
> > in two years...it destroys the air quality and
> the
> > cleansing heat of summer....but three, four and
> > five years ago eye had a bum bitch living in my
> > spot who swore she would die if the temperature
> in
> > the house went below 70 or above 75
> >
> > silly 1st world assholes
>
>
> Always nice to hear from you mmmmahhhdiii... how
> are the skies looking today?

they looking great today, so far...om pleased with how they been looking

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Hot w/o AC ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:22PM

Being Kind Serious Answer Wrote:
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> Being a GOP kind voter and not a hater , go get a
> 300 -400 dollar 110 volt 15k btu window unit and
> rig it in your back door with duct tape plywood or
> cardboard if you have to and you will at least
> have a good sized area to stay cool They weigh 125
> pounds so you may have to sit it on the floor with
> a pan to drain it of water it will collect . You
> can get a furniture dolly sit it on that move it
> in and out when your home and cover the rest of
> the open door with a tarp and duct tape when you
> use it
>
> Window units of 5 to 6 k btu will cool an average
> bedroom there dirt cheap about 125 dollars
>
> It may cost you a few hundred but you will have
> some relief as it can take two weeks to get units
> replaced here if that is what is needed , cheaper
> then a motel and you can resell it if you want to
> take 50% off on Craigslist or get one there used.
>
> My 3 ton unit a basic Trane cost 5300 to replace
> lately it still saves me about 50 a month over the
> old one and keeps us cool


Thanks for the window AC option. Condo board won't allow window AC and will fine us. Tried that path 4 years ago and forced to remove the window unit.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: mmmahhhhdiiiii ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:25PM

has anyone tried out that Poleair box thing?

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Hot w/o AC ()
Date: July 17, 2020 01:35PM

mmmahhhhdiiiii Wrote:
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> has anyone tried out that Poleair box thing?


Cools you from 12 inches away and nothing more. Don't waste your money.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: mmmmmahhhhdiiiii ()
Date: July 17, 2020 02:01PM

lol...thanks for the feedback

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: cool and relaxing ()
Date: July 17, 2020 02:42PM

You can buy a portable, non-window unit at Home Depot for about $350.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: just look for yourself ()
Date: July 17, 2020 02:50PM

cool and relaxing Wrote:
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> You can buy a portable, non-window unit at Home
> Depot for about $350.


There are plenty of portable AC units on the market.

You might also want to take a look at your broken AC as very often the problem is just a capacitor or contactor. Either of those parts cost just a couple dollars (probably less than $5) and are very easy to replace. A leaking or swollen capacitor, or a fused contactor are typically easy to spot. A service technician would charge a couple hundred for their time and travel though.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: kvyn7 ()
Date: July 17, 2020 02:59PM

cool and relaxing Wrote:
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> You can buy a portable, non-window unit at Home
> Depot for about $350.

No. Portable AC units still require a window to vent exhaust and would violate op’s condo rules.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Andrew in Alexandria ()
Date: July 17, 2020 03:28PM

Mine went out yesterday and no one can come til early next week. I'm sweating like a nigga tryin to read.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: LOL... ()
Date: July 17, 2020 03:36PM

just look for yourself Wrote:
>
> You might also want to take a look at your broken
> AC as very often the problem is just a capacitor
> or contactor. Either of those parts cost just a
> couple dollars (probably less than $5) and are
> very easy to replace. A leaking or swollen
> capacitor, or a fused contactor are typically easy
> to spot. A service technician would charge a
> couple hundred for their time and travel though.


Leaking and swollen......
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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Can relate ()
Date: July 17, 2020 03:44PM

My A/C went out today and their telling me next the soonest they can come out is next Thursday or Friday. I'm sweatin' like a Nigger trying to write a job resume.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Been there done that... ()
Date: July 17, 2020 03:56PM

Go get a couple of Vortex fans, a few of those plastic storage bins and eight bags of ice. Put the ice in the bins and direct the fans to blow over the top of the bins. It wont make your room cool, but it will keep it from being sweltering. Empty water from bins as necessary and make ice runs to 7-11. Drink plenty of cool beverages and take a cold shower every hour. It'll keep you alive till they can replace your unit.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Pre AC child ()
Date: July 17, 2020 04:19PM

If you call on Friday then Sunday isn't an unreasonable amount of time to come out. You don't seriously expect them to drop previously scheduled appointments to take care of you right away just because you have a contract. Now if they can't fix it when they come out on Sunday then you'd have the right to bitch.

Weather like this is survivable. Wear the right clothing. Try not to be out in the middle of the day. Strategically place fans. Have all the windows open from around 7 at night to 9 in the morning. Drink lots of water and don't drink alcohol. Eat salads so you don't have to heat up the kitchen cooking. Take cool showers.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: been there done different ()
Date: July 17, 2020 04:21PM

Been there done that... Wrote:
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> Go get a couple of Vortex fans, a few of those
> plastic storage bins and eight bags of ice. Put
> the ice in the bins and direct the fans to blow
> over the top of the bins. It wont make your room
> cool, but it will keep it from being sweltering.
> Empty water from bins as necessary and make ice
> runs to 7-11. Drink plenty of cool beverages and
> take a cold shower every hour. It'll keep you
> alive till they can replace your unit.

Or just replace a $2 capacitor....

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Know your limits ()
Date: July 17, 2020 04:46PM

Its possible that would work if you had the right capacitor lying around. Its also possible you could turn a simple $100 fix into a $500 repair or a new AC unit if you did it wrong.

The OP said he had a contract. As part of our contract we get an inspection each year. Capacitors are more likely to weaken over time rather than have catastrophic failures. Checking the capacitor is part of the AC inspection. Our tech told us our capacitor was reading on the low side and would need to be replaced the next year, so that fall I replaced it myself. If the capacitor checked out OK on the beginning of the season inspection and failed now, that may be a sign of a problem elsewhere in the system. It should be checked out.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: swollen and leaking ()
Date: July 17, 2020 05:01PM

A visual inspection is often sufficient. If a capacitor looks swollen or shows signs of leakage, it is going to fail sooner rather than later. Use magnifying glasses if necessary.

Amazon can usually deliver pretty quickly. The local parts suppliers have bankers hours and not always accessible. I try to keep a few common sizes on hand in case Amazon can't come through in time.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: in the know... ()
Date: July 17, 2020 05:14PM

HVAC contracts are a complete scam, they come out and pretend to check your voltages and do a half ass job cleaning your coils. Cancel it asap.

Your going to get fucked in the ass on Sunday, you should spend a couple hours on youtube educating yourself on how your HVAC system works.

99% chance your capacitor is bad, to check turn on your ac, go out to your condenser and manually push the fan to get it started (use slim object to get through fan cage). A new capacitor is $15 on Amazon, and is super simple to change out, don't let the HVAC guys scare you, they troll the interwebs for job security.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: coil cleaner ()
Date: July 17, 2020 05:40PM

I think most people can do a better job cleaning their own coils than having someone else do it. But the same could be said for car detailing and that is a big industry.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Kind GOP Voter ()
Date: July 17, 2020 06:34PM

Yes there are stand alone ac units for about 350-450 , they need a hot exhaust air tube connected to the outside that they come with , window units also can be rigged with a outside hot air exhaust tube. I had a window unit I used for camping, when the AC went down in a condo I rented and it was going to be a week to get it fixed . I set the ac on the floor in the bedroom and covered the doorway with a cardboard replica portion of the upper part of the door that I "hinged" by folding it so it opened and closed like a door The real door was just kept open . I got the box at Home Depot and taped it with ez release blue painters tape to close and hold on the door jamb without messing up the paint

I also had a big sheet roll pan under the ac to catch the water condensation ,I got that from Pinnacle Restaurant supply off Edsall Road Gen Washington Drive area about 7 dollars .

A window unit blows cold air inside or out , you just let the hot air that comes out the rear of the unit go into the already hot condo , a fan in the condo with a window opened will help that .

125 bucks and a ten spot for cardboard and tape and at least you'll stay cool at night plus you can store the ac unit for any future trouble or sell it

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: That window unit was 5k btu ()
Date: July 17, 2020 06:36PM

BTW Just cooled the bedroom

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: 9PJMN ()
Date: July 17, 2020 06:40PM

been there done different Wrote:
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> Been there done that... Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Go get a couple of Vortex fans, a few of those
> > plastic storage bins and eight bags of ice. Put
> > the ice in the bins and direct the fans to blow
> > over the top of the bins. It wont make your
> room
> > cool, but it will keep it from being
> sweltering.
> > Empty water from bins as necessary and make ice
> > runs to 7-11. Drink plenty of cool beverages
> and
> > take a cold shower every hour. It'll keep you
> > alive till they can replace your unit.
>
> Or just replace a $2 capacitor....


He lives in a fucking Condo. Do you think his Condo allows him to repair shit like that? I doubt they do. I don't even have access to the room my HVAC is in.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Condo AC ()
Date: July 18, 2020 06:02AM

Hot w/o AC Wrote:
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> AC died at our Reston condo this morning. Called
> AC company that we have a contract with and they
> can't come until Sunday- what's the point of
> paying for a contract with the thieves if they
> can't help in a reasonable amount of time? Crazy
> heat over coming days and we are screwed. Hope
> you are doing better.


My condo was built in the late 70s. Many of the 1,000 units are rocking the originally installed AC. I am.

Why does old stuff seem to last longer than new stuff? I'm sure for $6k I can uprade to a new unit that will save energy... but if it ain't broke, it's hard to make that $6k deal...one day soon, I don't doubt.

Hope ya get yours back up & chillin soon!

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Pre AC ()
Date: July 18, 2020 06:09AM

Pre AC child Wrote:
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> If you call on Friday then Sunday isn't an
> unreasonable amount of time to come out. You
> don't seriously expect them to drop previously
> scheduled appointments to take care of you right
> away just because you have a contract. Now if
> they can't fix it when they come out on Sunday
> then you'd have the right to bitch.
>
> Weather like this is survivable. Wear the right
> clothing. Try not to be out in the middle of the
> day. Strategically place fans. Have all the
> windows open from around 7 at night to 9 in the
> morning. Drink lots of water and don't drink
> alcohol. Eat salads so you don't have to heat up
> the kitchen cooking. Take cool showers.


Yes, that is the old school work-around.

My dad had the massive window fan he'd install in the bay window of the dining room of our duplex. That sucker'd pull air through the entire house. Sadly, it pulled humid air very well, but, to his point, it was a breeze, even if it was a muggy one!

AC is nice but sometimes ya gotta invoke the work-arounds!

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Mini split ()
Date: July 18, 2020 07:31AM

You can get Chinese mini splits off amazon for less than $1000.
SEER 20+, install in less than 4 hrs.

Traditional AC is bullshit.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: gated driveway ()
Date: July 18, 2020 09:21AM

Hot w/o AC Wrote:
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> AC died at our Reston condo this morning. Called
> AC company that we have a contract with and they
> can't come until Sunday- what's the point of
> paying for a contract with the thieves if they
> can't help in a reasonable amount of time? Crazy
> heat over coming days and we are screwed. Hope
> you are doing better.

It must be horrible being so poor that you are forced to live in a condo and you only have one A/C system. Have you no education?

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Att: Basement Dweller ()
Date: July 18, 2020 09:38AM

gated driveway Wrote:
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> Hot w/o AC Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > AC died at our Reston condo this morning.
> Called
> > AC company that we have a contract with and
> they
> > can't come until Sunday- what's the point of
> > paying for a contract with the thieves if they
> > can't help in a reasonable amount of time?
> Crazy
> > heat over coming days and we are screwed. Hope
> > you are doing better.
>
> It must be horrible being so poor that you are
> forced to live in a condo and you only have one
> A/C system. Have you no education?

Yes you have it made living in your parents basement of a 65 year old house that is cooled by multiple window units.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: TCMCK ()
Date: July 18, 2020 11:23AM

Hot w/o AC Wrote:
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> Being Kind Serious Answer Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Being a GOP kind voter and not a hater , go get
> a
> > 300 -400 dollar 110 volt 15k btu window unit
> and
> > rig it in your back door with duct tape plywood
> or
> > cardboard if you have to and you will at least
> > have a good sized area to stay cool They weigh
> 125
> > pounds so you may have to sit it on the floor
> with
> > a pan to drain it of water it will collect .
> You
> > can get a furniture dolly sit it on that move
> it
> > in and out when your home and cover the rest of
> > the open door with a tarp and duct tape when
> you
> > use it
> >
> > Window units of 5 to 6 k btu will cool an
> average
> > bedroom there dirt cheap about 125 dollars
> >
> > It may cost you a few hundred but you will have
> > some relief as it can take two weeks to get
> units
> > replaced here if that is what is needed ,
> cheaper
> > then a motel and you can resell it if you want
> to
> > take 50% off on Craigslist or get one there
> used.
> >
> > My 3 ton unit a basic Trane cost 5300 to
> replace
> > lately it still saves me about 50 a month over
> the
> > old one and keeps us cool
>
>
> Thanks for the window AC option. Condo board
> won't allow window AC and will fine us. Tried
> that path 4 years ago and forced to remove the
> window unit.

This is why you don't buy a condo. You have all the responsibilities of owning and you pay a condo fee for that privilege. You have a bunch of power happy petty tyrants micromanaging your life & you're paying conde fees for that privilege, too.

They won't even let you use a portable? You don't have something hanging out the window. You do have a panel in the window, but it's contained within the framework of the window. There is an opening for the back vent, but even that is in the contained panel.

I'd just put the portable in and see if anybody says anything. If you go & ask, those petty tyrants will say "no" just to say it.

My A/C quit last Wed. The guys came last Sat. Compressor has a short & has to be replaced. Has to be ordered. Eveerything's slow due to COVID 19. Lennox unit, manufactured in Texas, where COVID-19 is going up, again. Expect to be without it for at least another week, maybe 2. Got a portable. Have another portable and window shaker from the last failure. It's tolerable, but, with what's on the way thru Wed., it doesn't look good.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: condo guy with portable AC ()
Date: July 18, 2020 11:47AM

I'm sure you can use a portable AC (not window unit) and get away just fine for a long time before anyone bitches. I had one up for over a month while I tried to fix my AC.

portable-air-conditioner-window-vent.jpg

If someone bitches about that, you need to find them and punch them.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: so cool 2 ()
Date: July 18, 2020 03:06PM

Damn, My Trane heat pump was installed in 1992 and it has never broken down, not even once. I guess it really is hard to stop a Trane.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: You should know better ()
Date: July 18, 2020 04:40PM

so cool 2 Wrote:
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> Damn, My Trane heat pump was installed in 1992 and
> it has never broken down, not even once. I guess
> it really is hard to stop a Trane.


Jinxed yourself.....

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: A man. ()
Date: July 18, 2020 05:03PM

I keep three window units in the basement and once a year I plug them in and run them for a hour or so just to keep the moving parts moving. Over the years I have had to use them twice. One in the bedroom window and one in the living room window plus one spare unit. As long as I can sleep in the A-C I am okay. The guy who works on my a-c usually takes a week or two to make it out. No way I would call one of those ripoff companies that advertise on TV.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: dv3xt ()
Date: July 18, 2020 06:30PM

EZBREEZEE Portable AC

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Creative Solutions ()
Date: July 18, 2020 09:32PM

Hot w/o AC Wrote:
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>
> Thanks for the window AC option. Condo board
> won't allow window AC and will fine us. Tried
> that path 4 years ago and forced to remove the
> window unit.

Tell them that you have a health condition that requires you have functioning AC. Since yours quit you are using a TEMPORARY window unit until it is fixed and they need to provide you with this accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act. They are not going to want to pay a lawyer to check out whether it is OK to fine you for a short term use of a window unit, unless the rule is there for structural rather than cosmetic reasons. That will buy you a couple of weeks and by then your AC will hopefully be fixed.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Trane = overpriced crap ()
Date: July 18, 2020 10:26PM

so cool 2 Wrote:
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> Damn, My Trane heat pump was installed in 1992 and
> it has never broken down, not even once. I guess
> it really is hard to stop a Trane.

Have fun paying 500 bucks to top your freon on off. There's nothing special about a trane, except that the replacement parts cost a fortune. Save money buy Goodman, the Copeland scrolls go forever, parts are cheap and they'll sell them to anyone.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: 1992 ()
Date: July 19, 2020 06:08AM

so cool 2 Wrote:
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> Damn, My Trane heat pump was installed in 1992 and
> it has never broken down, not even once. I guess
> it really is hard to stop a Trane.

In 92 they were the best of the best. Not so today.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Yea? Explain more please. ()
Date: July 19, 2020 06:09AM

mmmmmahhhdiii Wrote:
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> eye fucking hate A/C...eye haven't turned mine on
> in two years...it destroys the air quality and the
> cleansing heat of summer....but three, four and
> five years ago eye had a bum bitch living in my
> spot who swore she would die if the temperature in
> the house went below 70 or above 75
>
> silly 1st world assholes


This “bum bitch”, was she the hot bum pan handling Over by the Home Depot in Costco Plaza a few years back? For the record sh wasn’t hot and I think she may have been having a lot of sex with strange people.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: 5 years ago....jeez ()
Date: July 19, 2020 08:23AM

Yea? Explain more please. Wrote:
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> mmmmmahhhdiii Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > eye fucking hate A/C...eye haven't turned mine
> on
> > in two years...it destroys the air quality and
> the
> > cleansing heat of summer....but three, four and
> > five years ago eye had a bum bitch living in my
> > spot who swore she would die if the temperature
> in
> > the house went below 70 or above 75
> >
> > silly 1st world assholes
>
>
> This “bum bitch”, was she the hot bum pan
> handling Over by the Home Depot in Costco Plaza a
> few years back? For the record sh wasn’t hot and
> I think she may have been having a lot of sex with
> strange people.


Awww. I miss seeing the threads on her. And that hot gypsy at the same Home Depot.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: so cool 2 ()
Date: July 19, 2020 01:14PM

Trane = overpriced crap Wrote:
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> so cool 2 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Damn, My Trane heat pump was installed in 1992
> and
> > it has never broken down, not even once. I
> guess
> > it really is hard to stop a Trane.
>
> Have fun paying 500 bucks to top your freon on
> off. There's nothing special about a trane, except
> that the replacement parts cost a fortune. Save
> money buy Goodman, the Copeland scrolls go
> forever, parts are cheap and they'll sell them to
> anyone.

My Trane has never had freon added to it and it has never been serviced except by me changing the filter, oiling the fan motors and washing the coils clean every Year.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: 68 degrees ()
Date: July 25, 2020 02:41PM

Why is it that heat pumps cool so much better than air conditioners?

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Mr. Freeze ()
Date: July 25, 2020 02:57PM

68 degrees Wrote:
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> Why is it that heat pumps cool so much better than
> air conditioners?


They don't. For cooling purposes apples-to-apples they are exactly the same. The difference is that they can reverse the process to provide heat as well. And they don't do that as well as forced air other than in terms of electrical efficiency compared to electric heat.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: rgbn fde ()
Date: July 25, 2020 03:13PM

dv3xt Wrote:
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> EZBREEZEE Portable AC
>
> src="https://images.ctfassets.net/cnu0m8re1exe/1Za
> f8ybZOYE8EjdZdAfY3y/941da1e541ce1edf310777ab3e796e
> b6/93347270_blaux_display.jpg">


DROP DEAD G2. THOSE ASIAN UNITS ARE BUNK, THEY DON'T WORK, AND YOU KNOW IT


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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: a-c guy ()
Date: July 25, 2020 05:13PM

68 degrees Wrote:
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> Why is it that heat pumps cool so much better than
> air conditioners?

The cooling capacity of say a 2 ton heat pump is exactly the same as a 2 ton a-c. The difference is that the heat pumps do a slightly better job of humidity removal because of the difference in indoor airflow. With weather like we have been experiencing lately the difference can be quite noticeable.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: UNGVT ()
Date: July 25, 2020 09:31PM

They finally came back to fix mine Thurs. after 2 wks w/out it. The part finally came in. THANK GOODNESS! Those 2 portables & 1 window shaker just WEREN'T getting it.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: HVAC expert ()
Date: July 30, 2020 07:38AM

You know the best rule of thumb about buying air conditioners and heat pumps is never buy a American made one. The Korean and Japanese units are twice as reliable and will last twice as long.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: stenny ()
Date: July 30, 2020 09:00AM

HVAC expert Wrote:
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> You know the best rule of thumb about buying air
> conditioners and heat pumps is never buy a
> American made one. The Korean and Japanese units
> are twice as reliable and will last twice as long.


Just like cars, Jap ones are best!

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: serious coolness ()
Date: July 30, 2020 11:51AM

I have two window units, a little one in the bedroom and a big one in the living room if they break I just buy a new one. Easy!

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: question.. ()
Date: July 30, 2020 12:09PM

serious coolness Wrote:
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> I have two window units, a little one in the
> bedroom and a big one in the living room if they
> break I just buy a new one. Easy!


does your rental agreement allow you to tear up the house like that?

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: NOVAisBETTER ()
Date: July 30, 2020 12:35PM

read all the replies, everyone here sounds so broke. how sad

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: Punchy Costigan ()
Date: July 30, 2020 01:29PM

NOVAisBETTER Wrote:
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> read all the replies, everyone here sounds so
> broke. how sad


Where exactly do you live? I’ll stop by so you can share some of your wealth with me and the crew.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: personally.. ()
Date: July 30, 2020 02:08PM

Punchy Costigan Wrote:
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> NOVAisBETTER Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > read all the replies, everyone here sounds so
> > broke. how sad
>
>
> Where exactly do you live? I’ll stop by so you
> can share some of your wealth with me and the
> crew.


I'd settle for the shitlib sending everyone a $5 McD's gift certificate,
surely it's making enough money to buy the 10-15 people that post here
a cheap lunch at McD's

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: jus saying ()
Date: July 30, 2020 02:11PM

personally.. Wrote:
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> Punchy Costigan Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > NOVAisBETTER Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > read all the replies, everyone here sounds so
> > > broke. how sad
> >
> >
> > Where exactly do you live? I’ll stop by so
> you
> > can share some of your wealth with me and the
> > crew.
>
>
> I'd settle for the shitlib sending everyone a $5
> McD's gift certificate,
> surely it's making enough money to buy the 10-15
> people that post here
> a cheap lunch at McD's


it would also fit in with the shitlib socialist ideology where those that get up off their ass to earn a living must pay for those that are too fucking lazy to work

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: NOVAisBETTER ()
Date: July 30, 2020 03:49PM

That's socialism, y'all won't get a penny from me.

not like you pathetic sacks of shit deserve this sweet btc anyway.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/30/2020 03:50PM by NOVAisBETTER.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: yup... ()
Date: July 30, 2020 03:56PM

it's gerry, he always has edit his posts, because putting his thoughts in one sentence is too complicated for the liberal retard

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: serious coolness ()
Date: July 30, 2020 04:24PM

question.. Wrote:
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> serious coolness Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I have two window units, a little one in the
> > bedroom and a big one in the living room if
> they
> > break I just buy a new one. Easy!
>
>
> does your rental agreement allow you to tear up
> the house like that?


I own my home and we have no HOA so I do what I want.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: NOVAisBETTER ()
Date: July 30, 2020 05:46PM

yup... Wrote:
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> it's gerry, he always has edit his posts, because
> putting his thoughts in one sentence is too
> complicated for the liberal retard


you've been on here all day. you must be a cripple or autistic

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: bitch patrol. ()
Date: July 30, 2020 08:05PM

NOVAisBETTER Wrote:
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> yup... Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > it's gerry, he always has edit his posts,
> because
> > putting his thoughts in one sentence is too
> > complicated for the liberal retard
>
>
> you've been on here all day. you must be a cripple
> or autistic


you sound like a real bitch.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: NOVAisBETTER ()
Date: July 31, 2020 04:42AM

bitch patrol. Wrote:
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> NOVAisBETTER Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > yup... Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > it's gerry, he always has edit his posts,
> > because
> > > putting his thoughts in one sentence is too
> > > complicated for the liberal retard
> >
> >
> > you've been on here all day. you must be a
> cripple
> > or autistic
>
>
> you sound like a real bitch.


cripple confirmed

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: KP 4 eva ()
Date: July 31, 2020 04:57PM

We still use a gas air conditioner because it works better than electric and it is cheaper.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: JCEM ()
Date: July 31, 2020 05:11PM

KP 4 eva Wrote:
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> We still use a gas air conditioner because it
> works better than electric and it is cheaper.


this... this region is right on the edge of where heat pumps work efficiently
year round. every time we have below freezing temperatures people with heat
pumps have outrageous electric bills. I'd have to live south and east of
Richmond before I'd consider getting one

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: 67 degrees. ()
Date: August 01, 2020 10:02AM

68 degrees Wrote:
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> Why is it that heat pumps cool so much better than
> air conditioners?

Heat pumps use larger surface area coils and there is better humidity removal. They really don't cool any better they just dehumidify better.

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: XGXWT ()
Date: August 02, 2020 07:23PM

JCEM Wrote:
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> year round. every time we have below freezing
> temperatures people with heat
> pumps have outrageous electric bills. I'd have to

I have a heat pump. I don't have outrageous electric bills.

The reason why is that the people who built my house knew they were building a house, not a barn.

There seems to have been that confusion when a lot of houses in Northern Virginia were built in the 70s 80s and 90s.......

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Re: How's your AC working FFU?
Posted by: comfort specialist ()
Date: August 03, 2020 04:43PM

XGXWT Wrote:
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> JCEM Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
>
> > year round. every time we have below freezing
> > temperatures people with heat
> > pumps have outrageous electric bills. I'd have
> to
>
> I have a heat pump. I don't have outrageous
> electric bills.
>
> The reason why is that the people who built my
> house knew they were building a house, not a
> barn.
>
> There seems to have been that confusion when a lot
> of houses in Northern Virginia were built in the
> 70s 80s and 90s.......

Yes, if you have a reasonably well insulated house heat pumps are perfect for this area.

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