JayCommand/BMPRO thermostat questions
Thanks to everyone for your thoughtful answers to my previous questions - here's another!
I have a new 2021 North Point 377RLBH. I live in the west and it gets cold - in Breckenridge, CO it's been in the 20's down to the teens regularly. I had experienced some problems with ignition lockout faults early on, which I initially attributed to low LP pressure due to the temperatures. I have since acquired a Powerblanket propane tank heater which has addressed much of this issue.
However, I continue to experience ignition lockout faults once or twice a day - and of course, in the middle of the night. My suspicion is that after not running for some period, it takes a few extra seconds of runtime for the pressure to become sufficient for the furnace. (Though I'm no expert.)
This model has only the BMPRO thermostat control - nothing traditional. The software thermostat appears to think the furnace is running (since it is providing voltage to the furnace) but it's locked out - meaning the only way to get the furnace to "try again" is to cycle the thermostat module off, then on. Invariably it fires up on the first try. But if you aren't awake or aware to cycle it, the unit continues to get colder and the BMPRO software doesn't restart the furnace.
Additional question - the BMPRO system seems to always want to run the heat pump on the primary AC unit, however everything I have read indicates that its efficiency is minimal under 40 degrees ambient. I have disabled the A/C by turning it off at the breaker panel - is this the only option to do this?
Has anyone worked around this issue or have any thoughts as to how to encourage these components to reset on their own?