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    Kitchen exhaust make-up air

    Hi,

    The 2009 IRC requires that any kitchen exhaust fan that is over 400 CFM have a make-up air system that is the same CFM as the kit exhaust fan....and the make up air is wired to come on when...
  2. If only he had gas present.......

    If only he had gas present.......
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    From my experience each mfg changes rebates quite...

    From my experience each mfg changes rebates quite often, so I'd be suprised if any given website could assimilate all that and report it accuratately.
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    Yes, good point on the bold. I did not realize...

    Yes, good point on the bold. I did not realize the 1st stage of the 5 ton system had such a high output on stage 1.
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    The proposed system seems decent for your climate...

    The proposed system seems decent for your climate and system location (attic). In your area, I assume your elec rates (all inclusive, including taxes) are relatively high so a 16 SEER seems...
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    With a 5ton whole house cooling load, obviously a...

    With a 5ton whole house cooling load, obviously a single 5 ton geo (two stage), zoned and with proper ductwork would suffice for summer....and would rely on elec resistance back-up for some of...
  7. AT the top you said you "measured" heat loss at...

    AT the top you said you "measured" heat loss at 19k vs. software estimate of 35k . What was your method to "measure" the 19k?
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    The fiberglass batt insulation you're...

    The fiberglass batt insulation you're using.....does it have paper on one side? If so, THAT is your "vapor barrier" and you do not want to add an additional vapor barrier in that situation. Based...
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    If the attic location offers the best HVAC system...

    If the attic location offers the best HVAC system airflow, then you could consider intalling the unit and ductwork in attic, and then insulating the roof rafters, rather than, or in addition to, the...
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    If you add roughly $100k to the bid, you'll...

    If you add roughly $100k to the bid, you'll probably be covered.
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    Tell your landlord the heat pump won't stop...

    Tell your landlord the heat pump won't stop running to satisfy the thermostat in relatively mild weather (ie, far from dead of winter).
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    I agree with what Baldloonie said above. In...

    I agree with what Baldloonie said above. In short, it often pays the homeowner to insulate well. Going above code minimums regarding R-values never hurts.

    If you go with two systems, try to...
  13. The compressor in the outdoor unit is single...

    The compressor in the outdoor unit is single stage in the XR15.
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    When I say "sweep" I'm essentially referring to...

    When I say "sweep" I'm essentially referring to the fittings you have currently. It's not uncommon to see flex duct with kinks....but you've got that covered with your current hard pipe ducting. ...
  15. My reasoning is.......it's not uncommon for kit...

    My reasoning is.......it's not uncommon for kit exhaust fans to exceed 800-1000 CFM's (right or wrong)......and SOMETIMES such fancy cooking equipment is in a relatively small 1 story home.....with...
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    I agree it doesn't make sense. But water...

    I agree it doesn't make sense. But water dripping in the summer???

    Seems like there's a blockage but he apparently checked that.

    Maybe try an entirely new fan (quality fan and sized properly...
  17. What CFM do you want/need for the kitchen...

    What CFM do you want/need for the kitchen exhaust? How big is the home (cubic footage)....and how tight is it?
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    Broan makes a decent one with damper and screen. ...

    Broan makes a decent one with damper and screen. Here's a pic.....http://www.reesewholesale.com/images/broan/broan_636_enlarged.jpg

    If you're getting water/condensate back in the summer, that...
  19. Do you have any recommended brands for whole...

    Do you have any recommended brands for whole house ventilating dehumidifiers?
  20. I think if you have the resources and plan to...

    I think if you have the resources and plan to live there for some time, it's foolish building new and NOT doing what you're proposing.
  21. Maybe a constant pressure, or some call them...

    Maybe a constant pressure, or some call them variable spd well pump will solve the problem? Again, a well guy with open loop geo experience should know.
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    If you go with a modulating furnace, or any...

    If you go with a modulating furnace, or any furnace with a variable speed fan, you can probably achieve SEER/EER efficiencies (if you include a new A/C system along with the furnace) to qualify for...
  23. For clarification, you're saying the duct that...

    For clarification, you're saying the duct that used to draw in outdoor air and introduce said air into your ductwork is now simply sitting on/near basement floor, and drawing THAT air into the air...
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    The customer wants a two speed kitchen aid,...

    The customer wants a two speed kitchen aid, 200/500 CFM. Based on that, per code I need to add MUA to the house.

    Wandering if a simple MUA vent (same duct size as blower) with barometric damper...
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    what type of fossil fuel will you be using for...

    what type of fossil fuel will you be using for heat....nat gas, or propane?
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