Getting really frustrated by the lack of "professional" knowledge on this subject in my area. I lurk around here a lot and know you guys will be able to point me in a better direction.
2,600sf rambler with 2,600 sf basement. Client wants radiant floors both levels and forced air A/C on main level only. Nat. Gas is available, but client will be installing solar power at a very reasonable cost. That makes efficient electric heating more attractive. For this reason, geothermal is being considered.
Heat Loss = 68,000BTUH
Sensible Heat Gain = 19,000BTUH
Latent Heat Gain = 500BTUH
I've found the WaterFurnace Synergy 3D that will allow for both hydronic and forced air. But, it would be located in the basement for the hydronic, and client wants forced air in attic. No ducts running through main floor. Assuming the radiant floors are supplied by a geo heat pump, how would I best utilize the cooling ability of the heat pump, while locating the A/C blower in the attic?