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    Energy Efficient Steam Gas Furnace

    Are there any really energy efficient steam gas furnace brands? I'm evaluating what to do with home and they all seem to be at 80%. Some have an electronic ignition which will help save energy.

    I...
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    North Carolina doesn't have our rediculous...

    North Carolina doesn't have our rediculous property taxes. These programs and state worker pensions are driving the New Jersey down the tubes.
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    This was question to him today. He had the model...

    This was question to him today. He had the model number of the Carrier Infinity unit but not the tonnage. I questioned him on it and he said the price would not change. He would do the load...
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    I do have an attic. The only thing the contractor...

    I do have an attic. The only thing the contractor said is that it is properly ventilated. He said nothing about adding insulation to the attic. I do know there is some insulation up there, but...
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    The reason why I am thinking about doing it is...

    The reason why I am thinking about doing it is that NJ currently has a $10,000 credit and $10,000 0% loan payable over 10 years. The program is going to be cut back over the next few months because...
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    Proper AC / Insulation in New Jersey

    I currently live in northern New Jersey in a 1929 two-story colonial. New Jersey has an energy audit program to help finance the cost of upgrades. The contractor is recommending the following:

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    I have no idea. The house was built in 1929. Last...

    I have no idea. The house was built in 1929. Last night I turned up the heat to 76 and it made the whole house comfortable although the first floor was warmer.

    When balancing, is this something...
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    Steam Heat Advice

    Hello:

    In late summer, I recently purchased a two floor colonial with steam heat and radiators. There is a Burnham gas boiler installed The heat, when on, is functioning properly.

    I had an...
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    by bielen
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    Thanks for all the replies. I now have a somewhat...

    Thanks for all the replies. I now have a somewhat informed idea on what to do and who to contact.
  10. Thread: AC Advice

    by bielen
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    I understand the physics of warm air rising and...

    I understand the physics of warm air rising and cool air dropping.

    However, I may not have clearly stated the issue. The unit was working fine a few years ago until the vent in the basement was...
  11. Thread: AC Advice

    by bielen
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    I forgot to mention one thing on my previous...

    I forgot to mention one thing on my previous message. The vent in the basement has cool air blowing very hard out of it which seems to limit the cold air to the rest of the house.

    If I could stop...
  12. Thread: AC Advice

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    Hello: I live in 1400 sq./ft ranch with a full...

    Hello:

    I live in 1400 sq./ft ranch with a full basemnet. I have a Trane AC that is about 12-14 years old.

    The air condition seems to work fine and cools the finished part of basement out of a...
  13. Thread: Replacing A/C

    by bielen
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    Today I had my Trane central AC XL 1200 (12 SEER)...

    Today I had my Trane central AC XL 1200 (12 SEER) repaired. The repair person told me the unit was originally installed in 1989.

    He repaired the unit, but eventually recommended replacing the unit...
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