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  1. Fitter30

    Fasco blower motor

    Oem part number if ever match a generic pt number never seen it happen. Wheel size, rotation or housing might have different flange or motor mount. Blower manufacturer won't tell u.
  2. Fitter30

    New blower motor shakes

    Factory blower motors, condenser fans can't be sized by hp on name plate. Only amperage. If motor name plate in 6.1 amps and new motor is 6.0 amps have to go to 3/4 hp. These motors have service factor of 1 which means they can't be overloaded by .1 amp or will fail in no time
  3. Fitter30

    Navien NCB190/060h - new install questions

    3/4" copper Slant fin doesn't even show btu output till 150° water. Well design floor radiate runs 5-10° over thermostat set point. Running two separate water temps is possible but for 2020 btu's its not going to be inexpensive. The three loops are you planing for one zone or more?
  4. Fitter30

    Navien NCB190/060h - new install questions

    If u looked at post 3 the navien manual has a piping diagram of the secondary loop with pump ex tank and air elimination. Yes you will need all three and possibly a controller for hot water priority ( have to look into the install manual).
  5. Fitter30

    Fasco blower motor

    To pull the blower wheel they.make a tool for easy pulling. Clean the wheel and housing with a garden hose and dish soap. Hub good and tight? Sand the shaft, spray it with wd40 wheel gets caught up on what the set screw does to the shaft. Puller uses set screws tighten on the hub keep set screws...
  6. Fitter30

    Navien NCB190/060h - new install questions

    How many loops, lenghts and pex size?
  7. Fitter30

    Thermal Switch Keeps Tripping on LP Water Heater

    Check all the electric terminations and how clean they are. Working with a less than 1 volt. Heres the tech line 1-800-999-9515. Couldn't find a manual on their site.
  8. Fitter30

    Heat Pump - Bryant vs Goodman

    Contractor is more important than the equipment. Best equipment installed incorrectly it won't perform or last. Has the existing equipment have u been happy with the performance? Have any flow problems that can be addressed? Change windows, doors, siding or insulation might want to look at the...
  9. Fitter30

    Navien NCB190/060h - new install questions

    Ex tank doesn't care where its located just piped correctly. Navien makes a primary loop fitting for that boiler to pipe the system with a primary secondary loop configuration.
  10. Fitter30

    Recommendation for heater that handles prewarmed water

    Being off grid how would u power a instant water heater they consume a lot of power. Their sized by gpm, coldest incoming water temp and output temperature.
  11. Fitter30

    3-Way Switches and Dimmers

    Could use this or the smart switches with wifi*Version*=1&*entries*=0&th=1
  12. Fitter30

    Is this flue ok???

    Since the stack is cement just use a standard vented 50 gallon heater. Looking at the tech specs standard verses encore $7 difference operating cost.
  13. Fitter30

    Watts 3/4 PRV strainer plug socket size or special tool?

    Trace the nut cut it out take it to the store for a match. Could also use a box end wrench. Like with a electric water heater element had to machine the end to get more of the socket on the element because sockets have a rolled edge. 1.24 = 31.496 mmq
  14. Fitter30

    Series Loop vs 2 Pipe Direct Return for Boiler

    Yours in silver next to a tee right behind boiler
  15. Fitter30

    Series Loop vs 2 Pipe Direct Return for Boiler

    Easy to check zone supply and return temps. Each fin tube needs to check in and out. Use a electronic thermometer with probes ( under $30 ) can hold the probe with a rag and not a non contact. Air scoop is piped wrong needs 18" of straight pipe minimum on inlet and one zone doesn't go through...
  16. Fitter30

    Series Loop vs 2 Pipe Direct Return for Boiler

    Fin tube 1 & 2 & 3 will be in the same room? First problem f tube has more pressure drop than f tube piping is coming off the bull of the tees ( side outlet of tees). There is so much info needed to design a system that throwing more heat emitters in a cold room. From is the f tube under windows...
  17. Fitter30

    Is this flue ok???

    B vent has no asbestos that i know. Its two layers of sheet metal with a small air gap between the layers. Brands of b vent are not usally interchangable. From the riser exposed in basement single wall flue pipe is accepted. Does it run all the way to above roof or into a chimney. Water heater...
  18. Fitter30

    DIYer: Best way to replace valve at the end of toilet's polybutylene line?

    QickTite Repair Fittings they make them with angle stop valves.
  19. Fitter30

    DWV vacuum test

  20. Fitter30

    Thermostat connections D R B/C

    This by chance a Trane comfort link system if it is regular stat won't work. If this is a older system have no idea if they make wifi stat for it
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