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    The main floor will be prestressed concrete. I...

    The main floor will be prestressed concrete. I haven't talked with the two concrete contractors about a drain for the floor and the options there.

    If the condensate drain slopes to outdoors it...
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    Clarification

    Thanks for the responses. Especially about the relay for the "door left open" lockout.

    1) its a detached garage
    2) it will be well insulated and the attic space will be conditioned space
    ...
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    Furnace in attic of garage - condensate Q

    I talked with my heating contractor yesterday regarding a garage I'm designing. He says that a high efficiency furnace placed in the attic would need a sump pit and pump so the condensate will...
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    1) that's why they do closed systems 2a) so,...

    1) that's why they do closed systems
    2a) so, either a dedicated water heater or
    2b) a heat exchanger

    those who propose open systems say that an elevated temperature (is it above 120?) keeps the...
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    As a "studied non-professional" i agree that the...

    As a "studied non-professional" i agree that the manual must state that the water heater is approved for the application.
    1) there are numerous such water heaters available and they are very...
  6. Just to show how "up in the air" or "wishy washy"...

    Just to show how "up in the air" or "wishy washy" I am:

    1) I'd love radiant - but I think it will add up to close to the same $ as geo thermal, which is supposed to save $ for the long haul, so...
  7. Radiant vs Forced Air Heat / then ERV and A/C?

    We've lived in a year-round cabin in Minnesota and have heated w/ a wood stove for 20+ years. We are removing the roof and adding a 2nd story and want to add a furnce or boiler and have less...
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    thank you (but, i did get lost)

    1) i want to do the right thing
    2) i am printing out the Dan Holohan material and will read it this weekend
    3) I got two contradictory things from your text. (so, i missunderstood)
    ==> your Q...
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    Tedkidd says to use con-mod 21degrees says...

    Tedkidd says to use con-mod
    21degrees says tankless

    where do i learn the "why" behind answers/opinions?

    Tedkidd says the Vertex efficency will be low(er) since the "incomming" temp won't be...
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    Vertex for radiant heating?

    What do you think of using the Vertex for radiant heating using their circulating loop heater?

    I have electric hot water and NO heat/furnace. (I've been using firewood)

    We now have natural gas...
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    follow-up question to johnsp

    I've been thinking about installing radiant heating in my house this summer while renovating.

    We have 900 sq ft per floor for the main floor and 2nd floor. The basement will only be heated for...
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