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    Would you pls explain what you mean by "hot solar...

    Would you pls explain what you mean by "hot solar collector"? are you speaking about my metal roof?
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    Attic Insulation Question

    Geothermal a/c with air handlers in the attic. Metal roof with ridge vents. system is struggling to produce adequate a/c.

    HVAC contractor believes the attic insulation is insufficient (system...
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    same guy did install who is working on it now,...

    same guy did install who is working on it now, not his first.

    they checked the coolant level and adjusted it a small amount (i think they said they had too much).

    i dont know the unit size...
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    HVAC in new house - NOT WORKING

    Well, it does work downstairs but not upstairs. the system runs 24/7 and the temperature hovers around the low 80s when the outside temperature is in the 90s. The filters are clean and the system...
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    HRV with Flex Duct

    building a new house. the HVAC contractor put hard pipe virtually everywhere EXCEPT on the ERVs (2) where there are longer runs of flex pipe. without good reason, i just dont care for the flex - ...
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    outdoor temperature sensors - too many!

    i have a number of things on my hvac system that want to sense the outdoor air temp. my hvac contractor is proposing putting at least 4 of these on the side of my house.

    it seems to me that there...
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    sorry, yes there is a makeup air system for the...

    sorry, yes there is a makeup air system for the fireplaces.
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    Opinions on my approach?

    PA House made of stone - approx 6500 sqft. Six people and a dog.

    Radiant in floor heat under hardwood floors. A/C through the duct system.

    1. I want to control humidity year round. I am...
  11. TB, I appreciate your insights. I have duct...

    TB,

    I appreciate your insights. I have duct work for A/C but my heat is all radiant. If you were setting up the steam humidifier, would it be some sort of free standing unit or should the...
  12. TB, house is in pa - 2 parents, 4 kids, a few...

    TB,

    house is in pa - 2 parents, 4 kids, a few fish but no big fish tank and a dog.

    house is approximately 6500 sq feet - stone over 2 x 6s with a metal roof.

    thanks for your thoughts
  13. AprilAire Ventilation System/Need for Humidity Control?

    i had previously posted re controlling the humidity in my new house (radiant floors and wood through out). My house will have AprilAire Fresh air exchangers.

    My question is if these air...
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    Steam Humidifier for new house?

    building a house in pa. the house has 6500 sq feet, radiant heat on both floors and is airconditioned. the house will have virtually all hardwood floors and a number of wood cabinets.

    any...
  15. Building a house in the NorthEast. will have 2...

    Building a house in the NorthEast. will have 2 viessman boilers for the radiant heating system. would you let the builder use the boilers to provide heat during construction?

    Architect is...
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    building a new house that will have 2 towel...

    building a new house that will have 2 towel warmers.

    would you either:

    a. have an electric model

    b have a hydronic model

    if hydronic, would you ever hook this into the hot water recirc...
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    i am building a new house in the n.e. and one of...

    i am building a new house in the n.e. and one of the potential hvac guys is proposing geo to run the a/c and a condensing boiler to run the heat and dhw. i wanted the boiler anyway (not a trusting...
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    building a new house in the Pennsylvania. the...

    building a new house in the Pennsylvania. the basement and first floor will have radiant in floor heating while the second floor will have runtal radiators all powered by high efficiency gas...
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    possibly going to use Runtal Radiators in newly...

    possibly going to use Runtal Radiators in newly constructed house because my wife thinks they will provide a better quality heating experience. My questions:

    1. How real is the threat of water...
  20. Thread: Geo Thermal

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    i am a ho building a new house in the ne part of...

    i am a ho building a new house in the ne part of the us. originally designed hvac system had radiant in floor heating throughout and with a buderus boiler. i am now wondering if i should be...
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    i know there are lots of variables but does...

    i know there are lots of variables but does anyone have any guidelines of maximum board width they are comfortable with over radiant in floor heating (subray system)? the hardwood we are using is...
  22. Thread: Wisbro SubRay

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    I am building a new house and my hvac guy is...

    I am building a new house and my hvac guy is recommending this product. Any opinions, good or bad??
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    collin, you and i share the same conclusion on...

    collin,

    you and i share the same conclusion on the benefits of the rumford design and i disagree with seattle's conclusion that i am incorporating incompatable equipment by using a rumford with...
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    i have searched the forum but cannot seem to find...

    i have searched the forum but cannot seem to find an answer to my question (at least, one I understand).

    I am having a new home built which will have 3 rumford fireplaces. there will be no glass...
  25. New Home being built - questions for the pros: ...

    New Home being built - questions for the pros:

    1. if my builder runs the combustion air/exhaust vent up one of the flues in the chimney (the boiler apparently has a coaxial vent system which...
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    it will be insulated underneath

    it will be insulated underneath
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    what are the pluses or minuses of using radiant...

    what are the pluses or minuses of using radiant heat in a basement floor?

    i am considering the use of DRIcore subfloor system. they do not recommend the use of radiant heat with this system so i...
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    i know this is a broad question but can anyone...

    i know this is a broad question but can anyone guestimate for me the approx percentage of total cost range a first class forced air hvac system would be? ie if a house of 7000sf cost 3mm, would one...
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    Having my first meeting with the guy designing...

    Having my first meeting with the guy designing our HVAC system for our house. We are contemplating building a 6000 sq ft house with full radiant heat. What questions should I be prepared to ASK or...
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    i was told by a reputable HVAC contractor that...

    i was told by a reputable HVAC contractor that while a good product, Viessman offers no support or parts availability.

    He thought Buderus was much better in those two categories PLUS was a...
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    Thank you in advance for any input you might...

    Thank you in advance for any input you might have.

    We are building a new house, approximately 6000 sq ft, in the philadelphia area. There are a few things on our must have list: in floor radiant...
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