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Old 12/7/09, 10:21 PM
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Due to the low temps now....we are not testing. Looking for something that states this the best way to add into my reports...any one have any thing they care to share...?

Ive been just saying a/c was not opperated due to outside temp.. looking for the verb. that says below 60/65 degrees ect....

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Old 12/18/09, 12:18 PM
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Refer to my question about running the A/C in winter on a heat pump, and see Joe Funderburk, CMI post. He covers both very well.

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Old 12/18/09, 12:23 PM
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Default Re: a/c not tested....

And put this in your agreement:

"WE do not operate heating or cooling systems in temperatures that may cause damage to the unit (air conditioner systems will not be operated if the outside temp. is below 65 deg. F.; heat pumps will not be operated in normal heat mode if the outside temp. is above 75 deg. F.). WE do not inspect heat exchangers, boilers, etc. for cracks."



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Due to the low temps now....we are not testing. Looking for something that states this the best way to add into my reports...any one have any thing they care to share...?

Ive been just saying a/c was not opperated due to outside temp.. looking for the verb. that says below 60/65 degrees ect....

thanks for the help.
Many maufacturers allow running of units down to 40 °F.

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Old 12/19/09, 1:44 PM
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Many maufacturers allow running of units down to 40 °F.

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If you don't carry a list of those around with you, better stick to the 65 degree rule.



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