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  1. I hate the way the 61 is set up... finky dip...

    I hate the way the 61 is set up... finky dip switches.

    The 71 is cake.
  2. What say you oh gavel swinging man of the heat...

    What say you oh gavel swinging man of the heat pump? yay or nay?
  3. How is the QXpress working out? gary

    How is the QXpress working out? gary
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    closed: two bores at 425 per hole, pipes in...

    closed: two bores at 425 per hole, pipes in series not parellel. two pumps.
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    My latest geo system is cooking w/ fuel...er, w/o...

    My latest geo system is cooking w/ fuel...er, w/o fuel I should say. Although the strip heat is installed, the w is disconnected. We went below zero last week and the Ho's said the house stayed...
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    Great news!

    Great news!
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    geodan, how do you figure the heat of compression?

    geodan, how do you figure the heat of compression?
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    Hi John, a ton is 12,000 btus. It has something...

    Hi John, a ton is 12,000 btus. It has something to do with a ton of ice, yes, a big block of frozen water, and it takes 12,000 BTus to melt it, from what I recall when I heard the story years ago it...
  9. So, a PDA without a phone service that does...

    So, a PDA without a phone service that does internet?? Is it wifi or does it have its own special internet connection??
  10. Is that a phone??? or a pda????

    Is that a phone??? or a pda????
  11. BlackBerry® Curve™ 8350i Smartphone ????

    Hello, is anyone familiar with the Curve?

    I would have one of my guys use it, with Nextel push/talk.

    I'm looking for an opinion on the push/talk feature paired up with the Blackberry phone...
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    what are two bore depths again? I need to...

    what are two bore depths again? I need to simulate the loop field to answer that.

    I'm kinda surprised no one is wondering about the type of soil it is.

    I'm also surprised no one else wondered...
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    I looked at the Lennox HP14 heat pump and found...

    I looked at the Lennox HP14 heat pump and found about 30 combination that meet the fed min. For whatever reason I started looking at the high efficiency stuff first and worked my way down.

    I...
  14. OK, maybe I misunderstood. Why did the fuel usage...

    OK, maybe I misunderstood. Why did the fuel usage go crazy?
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    Yes, I get the concept, but without a simple...

    Yes, I get the concept, but without a simple calculator (geothermal loop program), I'm lost. Forget long hand.... If Wrightsoft is not accurate I will be an unhappy camper.
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    Huh,,, golly, I'm trusting my computer too much...

    Huh,,, golly, I'm trusting my computer too much (Wrightsoft). The 3 ton I just did- I did two bores, in series. In parellel the burt reynolds number was too low according to the program. Where do I...
  17. I must ask, how do you hope to lower the fuel...

    I must ask, how do you hope to lower the fuel usage by changing the vent location?
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    John, I'm not an old sea dog when it comes to...

    John,

    I'm not an old sea dog when it comes to geo. How will the loop temp go from 26 to 60? Did I misunderstand?

    Have you considered a blower door test for your home?
    Insulation does not alwys...
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    I think I have it all figured out....I put too...

    I think I have it all figured out....I put too much thinking into something so simple. I originally thought that if I sorted columns (so i could see all the lennox G71's for instance, then color...
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    Microsoft Excel question

    hello,

    I' trying to build my own database on ARI rated AC's and heat pumps. I'm hoping to color-code the units I have in stock (or will have in stock come next AC season).

    Can I sort different...
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    I never knew the past tax incentive numbers, so...

    I never knew the past tax incentive numbers, so it's been this high all along? Even more bazaar.

    What about other manufacturers? I imagine it's not just Lennox that needs their best box to get...
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    Fed Energy rebates

    I was just looking at the energy star web site.

    I'm amazed at the Heat Pump requirements, HSPF of 9???? Wow, what's up with that? i'm digging through the Lennox book and only the HP19 has a...
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    All right, let us know! BTW, is this a new AC...

    All right, let us know!

    BTW, is this a new AC set up?

    I'd be curious to know if the service manager or someone takes some static readings on the duct.
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    By thumbnail i meant: on your post above you show...

    By thumbnail i meant: on your post above you show the image of you power consumption. How do you attach the thumbnail to this sight?

    I looked at that meter; is there an amperage issue? Seems like...
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    My sentiments exactly. I tell people it's a...

    My sentiments exactly. I tell people it's a balance of what the house needs and what the duct system will deliver. I have a shpeal in my agreements that states the same
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    Cool, can you tell me what make/model you're...

    Cool, can you tell me what make/model you're using for a meter? And, how do you attach thumbnails??
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    Thanks for the very nice words. In case...

    Thanks for the very nice words.

    In case anyone is scratching their head wondering what's up with the copper heading into a wall: The copper transitions into the PE inside the wall. It's all...
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    yeah and no- the ahu has the coil already tucked...

    yeah and no- the ahu has the coil already tucked "internal". There is no 'free ride' with an air handler unit. :o
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    Wowsie, that is cool. I'm wondering how smart it...

    Wowsie, that is cool. I'm wondering how smart it is for Carrier to make this so...

    Anyway, if you can have your installer take those reading where I mentioned, it will tell you a lot more; I could...
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    I see what is happening. You can't compare the...

    I see what is happening. You can't compare the two subjects. I once raced some mx in my day. I would buy race gas for race day; it added more power. I needed every bit of juice to get a decent start....
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    YES, you're paying more in electricity to run the...

    YES, you're paying more in electricity to run the higher static
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    :confused::confused:Becuase it's moving less air:o

    :confused::confused:Becuase it's moving less air:o
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    I gotta ask, who took the readings? Where were...

    I gotta ask, who took the readings? Where were they taken?

    I'm not familiar with Carrier, it's an ECM blower?

    Can u share the static numbers in al f pertinent locations? (return before filter,...
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    :o Yes, but 8 gpm is 8 gpm....maybe I'm...

    :o

    Yes, but 8 gpm is 8 gpm....maybe I'm missing you point. 8 gpm at the coil is 8 gpm to the earth loop

    You lost me on your second point, but it's past my bedtime. Last night I stayed up late...
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    I know, it's a pain... If the pump is pushing and...

    I know, it's a pain... If the pump is pushing and pulling harder on the first bore, the second bore gets squat. The two 90s were never 'my' concern.. someone else mentioned the 90s. I can see how...
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    I respectfully disagree. I've had my fanny handed...

    I respectfully disagree. I've had my fanny handed to me on hydronic heating systems where some knuckle head cut in new pieces of baseboard into an original one pipe / mono-flow system. I wasted hours...
  37. LOL I dig lennox 'cause they specify an...

    LOL

    I dig lennox 'cause they specify an accelorator.
  38. OOPs, this install does not have thermal solar...

    OOPs, this install does not have thermal solar heating; it does have domestic hot water solar heating which is not visible in the pic (other than the dual coil Viessmann water heater)
  39. Viessmann Vitodens with domestic hot water and thermal heating solar

    http://wilsonservices.shutterfly.com/28

    Here is the heating system for our shop; athough most of the distribution is happening outside of this pic.
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    Waterfurnace Envision

    http://wilsonservices.shutterfly.com/26

    This is at our new shop. I never ran into an installation where we had this much room, so I thought it was time to build my own!
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    very nice

    where is the stick shifter.... show us the circulation system(s)!!:cool:
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    Gas guy seems like he's on the ball, ask him if...

    Gas guy seems like he's on the ball, ask him if the Logomatic is appropriate for all systems....quite franky, if he answers "yes", i'd share my cookies with some other heating guys and see what they...
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    Haa, I can't spell either, I just google the s t...

    Haa, I can't spell either, I just google the s t o c h i and even though I'm mis-spelling it, the google miester finds the word anyway, amazing;)
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    Sorry for the technical outburst. Combustion is...

    Sorry for the technical outburst. Combustion is near and dear to my heart, so when I hear comments being made (especially from oil companies), my ears get all perky. We replacd a 40/50 year-old...
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    I woke up and am now calm. For whatever...

    I woke up and am now calm.

    For whatever reason, I file into my memory co2 readings when it comes to oil, but on gas for whatever reason I file away into my memory oxygen readings....dunno why,...
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    Yea, can Fred come on here and confirm the piping...

    Yea, can Fred come on here and confirm the piping is correct please? The first loop is seeing the greatest supply pressure and the greatest return pressure.
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    There is no magic. Propane does have less energy...

    There is no magic. Propane does have less energy per gallon than oil. I do tons of boilers; consider my advice sound. If you had Natural, I'd vote to jump on it. If you don't have natural, I'd advise...
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    If it were me I'd want the smaller furnace....

    If it were me I'd want the smaller furnace. What's the temp rise through the furnace? There must be lots of velocity noise and/or you're running high static pressure, or you are very lucky and...
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    The job is a 3 ton, two 425' bores.... no short...

    The job is a 3 ton, two 425' bores.... no short looping on this one:cool:

    It's gonna be a series piping deal not a parellel;)

    The burt Reynolds number will be ober 2500:p
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    The next time I get a news crew out, I would like...

    The next time I get a news crew out, I would like to borrow your mustard outfit!:D
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