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  1. No, I think he was calling out a furnace, since...

    No, I think he was calling out a furnace, since the rest of his notes include 4 Ton/13 SEER Goodman A/C and notes on the duct work requirements. Sorry for the confusion.
  2. Interesting. We got final plans from the...

    Interesting. We got final plans from the architects (I know they are not the last word on specc'ing mechanicals) but he's listed a 125,000 BTU 80% efficiency Crown furnace.

    My concerns with hot...
  3. I had thought that originally, but had trouble...

    I had thought that originally, but had trouble finding good information. There's a spate of web discussions around 2011 (the Minnesota Building Science series were the most detailed) but I have found...
  4. Heating system choice for Habtat house--Lower Hudson Valley

    As things have rolled downhill, I am not the lead guy for a new house build we are planning here in Rockland County.

    It will be around 1200 s/f, slab on grade, two story. And I have to make...
  5. Furnace move? (from furnace room to crawl space)

    Haven't posted for quite sometime--we were clobbered in the recession, so we are still limping along with the 80s vintage gas furnaces that were in our house when we purchased it.

    I'm now trying...
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    Thanks for those suggestions--I have been working...

    Thanks for those suggestions--I have been working on the idea that I will seal the crawl once I can deal with it. Slot diffusers would be nice under the windows--this house has only standard...
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    Sorry for the thread dredge, but we are (finally)...

    Sorry for the thread dredge, but we are (finally) in a position to do something about the heating in this house.

    I have had an installer do a heat load calc., and he has given a quote that...
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    My previous post was deleted (sorry--I was just...

    My previous post was deleted (sorry--I was just trying to point the questioner to a site that specializes in wood-burning, not push DIY), but I would just like to defend wood burning.

    IMO, done...
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    This is not a DIY site and providing links to DIY...

    This is not a DIY site and providing links to DIY sites is a violation of our rules.

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  10. Thanks--I would not be doing this DIY, but was...

    Thanks--I would not be doing this DIY, but was trying to get some information on a holiday weekend, & trying to preemptively figure out if I should be starting in on making a custom depth vanity...
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  11. Move existing supply from wall to under toe kick?

    We did buy the 60's modern I posted about in January; I've got a certified guy working on load calcs to upgrade the furnaces, & add A/C. The crawl space will be insulated,--so that that part is in...
  12. Sorry, it was the pre-purchase home inspection....

    Sorry, it was the pre-purchase home inspection. I'll try to check with the local utility company.
    Thanks to all for your responses.
  13. The "controlling authority" part is a little hard...

    The "controlling authority" part is a little hard to figure out. New York has adopted a standard code, but city-level government can add more stringent regulation.
    The house is in the Village of...
  14. Do copper feed lines for Natural gas meet code in New York State

    Hi, I posted a few weeks ago about upgrading the heating in a 60s modern ranch, and the inspector has remarked on the "improper" use of copper (instead of black iron) for the gas feed lines.

    A...
  15. Do copper gas lines meet code in New York State?

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    Last project for us was a house about like yours...

    Last project for us was a house about like yours in Arkansas--with the furnace in a closet next to the living room, and all the ducts in the slab.

    What started as a request for advice from the...
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    Well I did the sensible thing--I got a local...

    Well I did the sensible thing--I got a local heating contractor (ACCA member) to come and look. (They are particpants in a NY state energy progam we want to qualify for...)

    He will send me details...
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    I had thought about radiant--my favorite heat for...

    I had thought about radiant--my favorite heat for an open plan with lots of windows, but have read that most mfr's recommend not installing them with wide plank flooring.

    (Admittedly, we don't...
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    A couple more shots: the first is looking at the...

    A couple more shots: the first is looking at the window wall; the second is in one of the far kid bedrooms (bottom of "t")
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    Sorry, got it back to front--all I have pictures...

    Sorry, got it back to front--all I have pictures of are the floor vents--I didn't have my camera when I was down in the crawl space. FWIW, here are a couple of shots first is one of the floor vents,...
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    Wow, you guys must have already had your morning...

    Wow, you guys must have already had your morning coffee! Thanks for the quick responses!


    I see "Manual S" and "Manual D" mentioned all over the board, & I didn't stumble across a quick...
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    Retrofit full heat/ac system in 60's modern

    We're looking at another house renovation & rec'd great advice from the board last time we renovated.

    The new project is an architecturally significant modern house (1962) in the NE--post and...
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