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  1. @Ramon123 I live in Canada, just outside the...

    @Ramon123

    I live in Canada, just outside the capital of Ottawa. My heating costs were $3200-$3600 before Geo. They are now down to less than $900/yr with a 2 stage Climatemaster on a pump &...
  2. I've had a 6 ton Climate Master Tranquility...

    I've had a 6 ton Climate Master Tranquility running since may 2009. My pump and dump system has been running perfectly so far with zero problems. My previous 5 ton Water Furnace also ran very well...
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    My 1994 WF gave up the ghost in early 2009. My...

    My 1994 WF gave up the ghost in early 2009. My HVAC guy says he thinks it was because the desuperheater coil was clogged and a hole may have burned through it. He really isn't sure though - he just...
  4. I live just outside Ottawa in Ontario (Canada). ...

    I live just outside Ottawa in Ontario (Canada). I also have a T27 (6 ton) heating a 2400 sqft bungalow and my aux only comes on when I leave the front door open for a good while, in otherwords just...
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    My basement walls have R21 down to the floor. We...

    My basement walls have R21 down to the floor. We had the house built in 1994 when it passed the R2000 certification test with about 35% to spare.
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    The $300/mo is for the entire year. My static...

    The $300/mo is for the entire year. My static cost without Geo is about $200-$210/mo. We are on the time of day billing now and we may actually save a bit as the lion's share of the htg is at night...
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    I also live in the Ontario outside of Ottawa. We...

    I also live in the Ontario outside of Ottawa. We have a 20 month old 6 ton T27 as well, slightly oversized because while it is open loop now I ould like to go closed loop in a couple of years.

    My...
  8. You mention a orange head valve power head. ...

    You mention a orange head valve power head. Could it by any chance be a Taco valve? My previous system used these and they seemed to have a 4-6 year life on the heads before they needed...
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    The pump is probably OK at 0.5HP. I use the same...

    The pump is probably OK at 0.5HP. I use the same for my 6 ton open loop but my pump has a 20 GPM head on it and I have no probs supplying Geo and house from my 50 GPM rated well.

    What is your...
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    You might still have noise even after removing...

    You might still have noise even after removing the bolt. Really, it's just the sound of money (that's what my installer always says).
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    Tranquility T27

    I also have a T27, 6 ton on a pump and dump near Ottawa ON Canada. The system works great with my well insulated 2400 sq ft bungalow which has an overall energy efficiency of 87% according to the...
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    I have a T27 as well. My contractor used a...

    I have a T27 as well. My contractor used a Robert Shaw tstat which has a day / night setting but does not know about T27 fault codes or efficiency. The T27 tstat may require extra wires to carry the...
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    WF Strip Heating

    My old WF had 15KW of 3'rd stage strip heating which came in pretty handy when the WF died in Jan 2009. The 15KW was enough to heat the house for the rest of the winter until I replaced the 15 yr...
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    I had a similar hookup with a WF Premier. My...

    I had a similar hookup with a WF Premier. My installer used a pair of Taco valves that would last about 4-5 yrs. I used to replace the valve head and guts myself (not the body) when they started to...
  15. Pump and Dump

    I am using a 6T CM Tranquility in Ottawa Canada for a 2500 aq ft bungalow. It's a little oversized but I woanted to leave the option of a future closed loop open because I am on a pump and dump to...
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    I live near Ottawa in Canada where heating is a...

    I live near Ottawa in Canada where heating is a serious matter. I ran a WF Premier for almost 15 years before it broke down, It probably would have lasted a bit longer if I had flushed it a couple...
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    I live outside of Ottawa in Canada and have been...

    I live outside of Ottawa in Canada and have been on an open loop for over 15 years. My first Geo failed last January, probably due to scale buildup though we are not sure. I should have had it...
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    One quick way of seeing if your desuperheater is...

    One quick way of seeing if your desuperheater is working is gripping the pipe where the water goes into the geo and then gripping the pipe where the water comes out. The out should be warmer than...
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    You say you are using 100 Kwh/day. Is this for...

    You say you are using 100 Kwh/day. Is this for your whole house or just for the 3 geos? I live in Ottawa, Canada (much colder winter) and we use about 120 Kwh/day in winter with a 5 ton geo unit. ...
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    I'm not sure how far apart they have to be - a...

    I'm not sure how far apart they have to be - a contractor can answer this question accurately but the distance, I seem to recall, is around 100 ft more or less. I use the same well for HP and house...
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    I had a great install experience (again) - used...

    I had a great install experience (again) - used the same guy who installed the original WF unit 15 yrs ago. The new unit has been in for almost 3 wks now - it is extremely quiet when running. The...
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    You cannot use the same well for source and...

    You cannot use the same well for source and exhaust water in an open loop - you need a 2'nd well a specific distance from the source water well. An open loop is usally less expensive than a closed...
  23. I had a Premier AT as well that failed in its...

    I had a Premier AT as well that failed in its 15th winter with a water flow fault. Tech found water in the refrigerant which means the coax or desuperheater coil probably failed allowing water into...
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    NextEnergy Tranquility T27

    We are installing a 6 ton unit within the next month to heat our 2400 sq ft bungalow located outside Ottawa, ON Canada. It gets pretty cold up here despite but our home is well built and insulated. ...
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