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    Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm just not...

    Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm just not interested in tankless or in generators. When the power is out, tankless is out. As I learned during Sandy by observing my neighbors, gasoline...
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    Let's assume, just for the sake of this...

    Let's assume, just for the sake of this discussion, that passive direct-vent domestic hot water heaters are not a good economic value (although I personally do place a non-economic value on being...
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    We were without power for 10 days following...

    We were without power for 10 days following Hurricane Sandy. Being able to take a hot shower in that chilly house made a pretty rough time somewhat more bearable. When I explained the need to deal...
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    Not sure I follow Could you elaborate a little...

    Not sure I follow Could you elaborate a little bit on this for me?
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    I live in lower Westchester County, New York, the...

    I live in lower Westchester County, New York, the very northernmost part of Climate Zone 4.
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    Sorry, here are correct links: Removed direct...

    Sorry, here are correct links:

    Removed direct purchase links


    http//www.bradfordwhite.com/products/detail.asp?id=1&product_id=7
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    Sealed-Combustion Water Heaters

    I have a recently-orphaned hot water heater and am trying to decide what to do. Existing atmospherically-vented Rheem 50-gallon unit is 12 years old; so it could last another 10 years or it could...
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    It is a masonry chimney in the middle of the...

    It is a masonry chimney in the middle of the house.
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    I see. But still curious about why it was OK in...

    I see. But still curious about why it was OK in the past to have at least six months a year where the furnace was off and only the water heater was using the chimney. Any thoughts?
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    Keep Using Chimney?

    I recently had my gas forced hot air heating furnace replaced. I used to have an 80% furnace that vented through a chimney. It has been replaced with a 97% furnace that is sealed combustion and...
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    EZ Flex vs Cartridge Media Filter

    I have a Carrier FILCAB cabinet, which can accommodate either. Any reason to recommend one over the other?
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    I have read and appreciate all the replies and...

    I have read and appreciate all the replies and done further reading. I will admit when I'm wrong, and now agree that my contractor did just the right thing (even if I didn't then realize it).

    I...
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    Media Filter Options

    I am in the middle of having a new gas furnace and central A/C installed. Furnace installation finished a week ago and A/C condenser will be done on Thursday. Got a Bryant Evolution 987m furnace. ...
  14. Thread: Blower Size

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    Blower Size

    My gas furnace and central a/c were installed by previous owners 15+ years ago in the course of putting an addition on the then-40-year old existing house. Both pieces of equipment are grossly...
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