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    Teddy Bear, I'm sorry I'm not following you in...

    Teddy Bear, I'm sorry I'm not following you in the first couple of sentences of your response, so I'm not sure what you mean by "the dehumidistat goes down to ???." We have chemical sensitivities...
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    Ultra Aire Dehumidifier

    Teddy Bear (or anyone who knows),
    Do you know what the lowest setting you can set the Ultra Aire whole house dehumidifiers to (the 70 model)? The April Aire that we were looking at will only let...
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    Thanks for this info Teddy Bear. Will the system...

    Thanks for this info Teddy Bear. Will the system not function as well if it's installed using the a/c blower? The contractors we have spoken with install them to use the a/c blower. I am leaning...
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    Thank you for the responses! Do you think the...

    Thank you for the responses!
    Do you think the other brands (Aprilaire model 1830 and 1826) and/or Honeywell (for a small house--I forget the model number on that one) would have strong enough...
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    P.S. As I understand it, the UltraAire has a...

    P.S. As I understand it, the UltraAire has a strong enough motor to use it without using the a/c blower. Is this true? Do you think the April Air (or Honeywell) would be useable without the a/c motor...
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    Ventilating Dehumidifier

    We are finally going to purchase a ventilating dehumidifier. We have had great advice here (thanks Teddy Bear.) Our problem has been finding a local person who has experience with installing these....
  7. Teddy Bear, So, if we do decide to get the...

    Teddy Bear,
    So, if we do decide to get the DEH3000 controller, would these install recommendations be the same? (I think we may go ahead and get the controller.) Does them method of installation...
  8. Hi Teddy Bear, I'm the original poster for...

    Hi Teddy Bear,

    I'm the original poster for this thread from nearly a year ago, and we didn't end up having a unit installed after all, but we are now considering it again.

    The people in our...
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    Is it literally styrofoam?

    Is it literally styrofoam?
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    Trane Hyperion Insulation Questions

    We are considering a Trane Hyperion electric air handler. The description of the insulation on the brochure says it is "insulating foam between the cabinet walls, much like a refrigerator." Does...
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    Ok, so if we bought an electric air handler with...

    Ok, so if we bought an electric air handler with a heat pump, we can eliminate gas entirely? (I'm not sure what strips are.)
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    Yes, I know they don't have heat pumps. However,...

    Yes, I know they don't have heat pumps. However, they have insulation in their walls, and we do not. We have extremely good insulation in our attic, though. So I am now looking into the heat pump...
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    I am new to heat pumps, so forgive my ignorance....

    I am new to heat pumps, so forgive my ignorance. If I get an electric air handler and an electric heat pump, do I need to rely on gas at all? I am wanting to eliminate natural gas completely, due to...
  14. Thread: Aspen coils?

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    Aspen coils?

    Can Aspen coils be purchased to install in new equipment? Also, do any brands of hvac equipment come with Aspen coils?
    Also, which other brands of coils are still copper?
    Thanks
  15. Thread: No Microban?

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    Antimicrobial. Fights mold, supposedly. It's...

    Antimicrobial. Fights mold, supposedly. It's marketed heavily, and lots of hvac manufacturers use it, apparently.
    http://www.microban.com/who-we-work-with/industries/lennox
  16. Thread: No Microban?

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    No Microban?

    Do all brands of electric furnaces have Microban on either the coils or in the insulation? We want a system with NO Microban. Is that possible?
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    I'm a little confused about the cost of electric....

    I'm a little confused about the cost of electric. My inlaws live about an hour south of us and have an all electric house, but they don't seem to have extremely high bills. They don't have a heat...
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    We have had the furnace checked several times,...

    We have had the furnace checked several times, and it is working correctly. The gas company just told me that there is slightly more residual gas from the newer furnaces. We are sensitive to it and...
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    Yes, we have all the ductwork already. Just need...

    Yes, we have all the ductwork already. Just need to switch out the furnace from gas to electric.
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    We will need coils for the a/c, so I guess as...

    We will need coils for the a/c, so I guess as barebones as we can get with coils.
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    We are chemically sensitive and are sensitive to...

    We are chemically sensitive and are sensitive to natural gas. Our system burps too much gas. (We are extremely sensitive.) Need it asap so we can stay warm.

    Just wanting an electric furnace, no...
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    Need a simple, barebones electric furnace

    We are needing to install an electric furnace asap. We want one that doesn't have the coils sprayed with fungicide, etc, just a simple, barebones unit. Any recommendations?
    Thanks!
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    Thanks for this info. Would you be able to...

    Thanks for this info. Would you be able to recommend one of the 4 listed optional controllers for the Honeywell unit? Then we could compare prices between it and the UA controller. We know...
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    We appreciate the info very much. So we decided...

    We appreciate the info very much. So we decided to go with the Honeywell. The hvac guy game today to put in our Honeywell DR90 ventilating dehumidifier. Problem--he arrived with the dehumidifier,...
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    Teddy Bear? Anyone? :)

    Teddy Bear? Anyone? :)
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    Honeywell TrueDry DR90 blower size

    Have to make a decision today. We are considering both the Honeywell DR90 and the UltraAire 90H ventilating dehumidifiers. We would go with the UltraAire in a heartbeat, but we are getting a quote...
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    This is wonderful info, thank you. We are...

    This is wonderful info, thank you.

    We are considering both the Honeywell DR90 and the UltraAire 90H. We would go with the UltraAire in a heartbeat, but we are getting a quote for the UltraAire...
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    Thank you, TB! I appreciate the info. Is the...

    Thank you, TB! I appreciate the info.

    Is the separate return type of installation the way most installers install these, or should I show this info to my installer? My husband and I are having...
  30. Thank you so much, TB. This is very helpful. ...

    Thank you so much, TB. This is very helpful.

    One question--when you said, "Also the rate of fresh air change could make a slight difference,"
    do you mean that the bigger unit would provide a...
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    Honeywell TrueDRY DR90 vs. UltraAire 90H

    I posted a question earlier, but thought I would simplify it here.

    Are the above ventilating dehumidifiers comparable, and do you recommend one more than another? Are the controllers comparable?...
  32. Help! Questions about features of ventilating dehumidifiers

    I have yet more questions about ventilating dehumidifiers.

    We had an HVAC person here yesterday to discuss installation of a ventilating dehumidifier. I've had my story on here before--had...
  33. Installation options for ventilating dehumidifiers

    We are in the process of choosing a ventilating dehumidifer. (I am sensitive to new building materials and have had some home renovations.) We are leaning toward the Ultra Aire 70H for our small...
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    I appreciate all of the replies. We still aren't...

    I appreciate all of the replies. We still aren't sure what the issue actually is.

    To be a little more clear, our house is about 900 sq. ft., but there is a basement too. So, total, including the...
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    California approved systems?

    We are possibly going to purchase a new HVAC system. A technician who came to our house last week said there are some units that cannot be installed in California. I am not in California, but was...
  37. TB, we are considering the Ultra Air 70H...

    TB, we are considering the Ultra Air 70H ventilating dehumidifier. Our house, including the basement is very slightly less than 1800 sq ft. The 70H says it is good up to 1800 sq ft. To be on the...
  38. Thanks for this info. We are considering...

    Thanks for this info. We are considering switching to an electric furnace. Do you think Rheem would have an electric version of this kind of system you mentioned?
  39. TB, I'm not sure what you mean by this. Did you...

    TB, I'm not sure what you mean by this. Did you say your supplier now doesn't use formaldehyde in the insulation? Which supplier?

    We are seriously considering the ventilating dehumidifier. We...
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    Thanks so much for this advice. We are going to...

    Thanks so much for this advice. We are going to have someone come out asap.

    Pam
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    Gas smell coming from HE furnace

    We have a Trane HE furnace that is about a year and a half old. I have written a couple of times about having headaches when it runs (ever since we got it.) This past weekend, my husband had the gas...
  42. Ok, thank you! Wish I could find one with...

    Ok, thank you!

    Wish I could find one with completely formaldehyde free insulation, but I guess maybe such a thing doesn't exist?
  43. Formaldehyde Free Insulation in the System?

    I'm looking for an hvac system that has no formaldehye in the insulation. Does anyone know of one? I know that Johns Mansville makes home insulation that is formaldehyde free, but I don't know if...
  44. Thanks for these replies. I will check with a...

    Thanks for these replies.

    I will check with a Rheem or Ruud dealer, thanks.

    I called York and I do believe they said the insulation was sealed, however, when I specifically asked if the...
  45. Thanks Doug. I am very curious about the York...

    Thanks Doug.

    I am very curious about the York system. Do you happen to know how I can research that one?
  46. So do you think it will cause condensation...

    So do you think it will cause condensation problems also?
  47. Will removing insulation cause condensation problems?

    We are planning to have a furnace installed. (Conventional 80%) Due to prior problems we have had with insulation (chemical sensitivities), our installer is planning to remove the insulation in the...
  48. Ok, beenthere. I would very much like to contact...

    Ok, beenthere. I would very much like to contact the member, Valar, who has the same hvac problem we have. Is there a way I can get in touch with him? I thought by starting this new, but same...
  49. Re: It's the furnace headache/minisplit humidity guy, back for rnd 3. LOTS of info i

    Valar,we are having similar problems with our XR95 TRANE system, that was installed over a year ago. (furnace and 2.5 ton A/C) I have headaches and ear fullness when the system runs. At this...
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    TB, We are leaning toward the Ultra-Aire system....

    TB, We are leaning toward the Ultra-Aire system. I appreciate all of this info. Is there an option with this system to ventilate without dehumidification (like during the winter?) We would need the...
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