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  1. #1
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    Smile Converting a DX evaporator to hydronic hot water/chilled water use.

    Hi everyone, I am wondering if it is possible to convert my 3 ton DX coil into a hydronic heating/cooling coil by just removing the meetering device. I am curious as to how much of a BTU transfer difference there is in regards to DX vs. water coil. Any design engineers or hydrionics specialists out there that can help me out.

    Best wishes to all. Magman55

  2. #2
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    I would just swap out your dx coil with a hydronic one. you will never be able to pump enough water through that small liquid line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCT View Post
    I would just swap out your dx coil with a hydronic one. you will never be able to pump enough water through that small liquid line.


    I don't know if there are any specs but you probably wouldn't even get 1 ton of cooling with that setup.

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