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  1. Tomwk. enlarging a duct in mid stream is only...

    Tomwk. enlarging a duct in mid stream is only going to disrupt the volume AND the pressure of this line of duct/piping. Just how much it will effect it will depend on the amount of enlargement.
    a...
  2. Thread: Dryer venting

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    I didn't mean in the dryer itself (lol) but at the termination point of the vent pipe (outside wall) to stop any unwanted cold air...
  3. Thread: Dryer venting

    by deejoe
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    [QUOTE=Kevin O'Neill;7707342]Dryer does not have...

    [QUOTE=Kevin O'Neill;7707342]Dryer does not have a back draft damper.

    Wrong; most Dryers do have a backdraft damper!
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    Nowhere does the poster say how big the "hole"...

    Nowhere does the poster say how big the "hole" is.
    it may only be a 1/8" pin hole for a temperature probe to be inserted, and that size of a "hole will cause no harm to the system.

    Been there is...
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    [QUOTE=Carnak;6783772]Yes a lot of air exchange...

    [QUOTE=Carnak;6783772]Yes a lot of air exchange dries out the home, so they run a dehumidifier to try and get the humidity back up

    Since when did a DEHUMIDIFIER get used to bring the humidity up....
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    If,as you say the ridge vent is approx 40 ft with...

    If,as you say the ridge vent is approx 40 ft with an opening of 4-6", then it is more than adequate. A soffit/ ridge vent system is THE BEST that you can do. Any additions of gable vents, power fans,...
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    For a 1300 sq ft attic area to be vented properly...

    For a 1300 sq ft attic area to be vented properly you would require AT LEAST 4.5 sq. ft. of ventilation, of which 50 % is divided equally between soffit and ridge vents.In other words you would need...
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    Proper ventilation for an attic consists of...

    Proper ventilation for an attic consists of properly sized RIDGE VENTS and SOFFIT VENTS. You should have AT LEAST 1 sq ft of ventilation for every 300 sq ft of attic floor area. This amount is...
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    I agree with "heaterman". Either way will be ok....

    I agree with "heaterman". Either way will be ok. if it were me I would go with the simple "T" method and the square throats and heel would still be ok.
    And if Mr Bill posts you again just tell him...
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    The best arrangement for HEATING this basement...

    The best arrangement for HEATING this basement area would be to have the supply LOW near the floor level (just above the baseboard) and the Return should also be LOW near floor level while as far...
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    Now if you could just re-post this in plain English it would really help.
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    That sketch showing the location of the damper...

    That sketch showing the location of the damper will work just fine.
    If you are going to make this damper from 16 ga steel either use 2 - hinges on the top secured to the plenum and then secure the...
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    Rebar; This should be a easy installation if you...

    Rebar; This should be a easy installation if you use a leaf damper. The leaf damper i'm referring to is just a flat piece of, say 24 ga galv, that will block off that 14x8 takeoff. The size required...
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    Rebar; A leaf type hinged damper will work just...

    Rebar;
    A leaf type hinged damper will work just fine, but then that all really depends on the locations of the takeoffs. Can you give a more descriptive drawing or a view of these takoffs
    Note;...
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    Fanman84; If we knew what the actual humidity...

    Fanman84; If we knew what the actual humidity level is within the home we might be able to identify the problem. A humidity instrument (hygrometer) is priced at approx $ 10 at most dept stores.
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    A "leaf" type damper could be installed and could...

    A "leaf" type damper could be installed and could be operated manually or via the electronic method.
    Position the hinges of the leaf damper at the highest part of the plenum and a simple rod type...
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    "what else are they supposed to use" ??? Duh!!!! Do ya think a shorter nail or screw that can be driven tightly to the wood would look...
  18. If you are referring to a unlived- in storage...

    If you are referring to a unlived- in storage type attic, then the answer is no.
    No insulation is required on the walls or under roof, just the floor area (the ceiling below)
    Make sure there is...
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    3000 sq ft., 72000 btu heating, 1.5 ton cooling...

    3000 sq ft., 72000 btu heating, 1.5 ton cooling
    and only 1 or 2 at the most(depending on outdoor temp.) 6 minute burner cycles per hour.
    Tight eh!
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    it's amazing that any time someone on this site...

    it's amazing that any time someone on this site contradicts or asks a "how" question the "so -called-pros have got to reprimand or call the poster a troll.
    Imo, that is just an easy way out of not...
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    ******************************************************* yeah yeah,but it has everything to do with your (lol:argue:) answer.

    Just how many furnaces out there are running 24/7 ?

    A system that...
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    A furnace that has to run 24/7 must be very rare.WOW!!!
    Gee, there may be 1 or 2 in the Country, but it's sure not mine. I still have my...
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    Anital; To solve your problem bring this air vent...

    Anital; To solve your problem bring this air vent down to the floor terminating with 2- 90 degree elbows so that it forms an "U"
    This makes a 'trap' and air will only come in when it is required....
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    Well, it depends.....if it is a S cargo , then it should go as fast as a snail might go.
    if it is just a cargo, then we would have to know...
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    IRISHMIST; would you kindly point out what bad information you feel has been given on this subject????

    Note;
    The usual provisions for...
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