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    Thanks for your reply. Any reason is not...

    Thanks for your reply.

    Any reason is not routinely insulated? The suction line before and after the muffler is typically insulated but the muffler is not. From my testing (that is touching it with...
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    Is it OK to insulate refrigerant mufler?

    I have a new Carrier Infinity system with a 5-ton Greenspeed heatpump, and is working well.
    The insulation on the suction line deteriorated and opened at the seam, likely due to zip ties pressing...
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    Thanks for the explanation. The proposal still in...

    Thanks for the explanation. The proposal still in contest states that final loop length will be decided after field thermal conductivity test, which did not happen yet.
    The Waterfurnace dealers came...
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    I am no expert, but from what I (re)searched this...

    I am no expert, but from what I (re)searched this topic, rock, especially the hard, dense diabase, a form of granite, has very good thermal conductivity. The bedrock is very close to surface, in fact...
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    Thank you both for "dumbing" this down for me. I...

    Thank you both for "dumbing" this down for me. I think it is clear(er).

    So I live in central NJ, heating dominated climate, on a dense diabase rock hill (it is quarried about a mile away) that's...
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    Question on heating capacity

    Hi there, homeowner here. I am trying to nail down some basics to make sure that I read different specs correctly and evaluating options/costs accordingly.

    1. A GSHP system with a stated heating...
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    Thanks for your feedback. I gathered the...

    Thanks for your feedback. I gathered the following:
    - there is no 'golden' rule to 1-system vs. 2-systems. In either case it has to be a well-designed system.
    - will increase my effort to tighten...
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    Thanks to all for your insight. My wife has...

    Thanks to all for your insight. My wife has brought up the redundancy aspect of two systems, but for the cost of operating and maintaining two systems, I rather spend a night or two in hotel or at...
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    Very important statement you made here, have not...

    Very important statement you made here, have not heard this before and would have thought otherwise. "To have the best comfort and zoning" is so far the only argument to keep two systems separate...
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    Indeed, I have a lot of large casement windows...

    Indeed, I have a lot of large casement windows (31) plus skylights (5) and cathedral ceilings. Also since it is one-story building, all 3,500 sqft is under roof line. I plan to upgrade the attic...
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    The only thing is that currently I have two...

    The only thing is that currently I have two separate trunks on two blowers that are each sized for 100K BTU furnaces. My logic accepts that this cannot be simply connected together and hooked to a...
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    You are good! I had indeed $350 and $375 gas bill...

    You are good! I had indeed $350 and $375 gas bill in December/January but also was the warmest winter on record. I also feel that is oversized, since I lived in other homes of this size with half of...
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    I greatly appreciate your feedback. I thought I...

    I greatly appreciate your feedback.
    I thought I had the basics down, but I am realizing that I am lacking at the physics of ducts.
    Also please let me to repeat what you said, so that I understand...
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    Thanks for your reply. This was my going in...

    Thanks for your reply. This was my going in position as well.

    How do you see re-ducting to happen, since the number of rooms/outlets is given? Currently the 2 systems are almost smack-middle of...
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    Can it be done? combine 2 systems into 1

    Hello!
    I am the owner for 9 months of a 3,500 sqft one-story home over full basement in central NJ. It was built 25 years ago and is of average++ construction.
    The heating and A/C is provided by 2...
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