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    I don't know, but the company is not listed on...

    I don't know, but the company is not listed on the map of companies...
  2. Supply duct best under floor or over ceiling?

    I'm in the design stages of a new house, and would like to learn more from the knowledgeable members of this community on the pros and cons of supply registers at floor level vs ceiling level. I...
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    Follow up post - Used the "replace the duct...

    Follow up post - Used the "replace the duct board" contractor who spent alot of time measuring. The other factor was he was the only one who would do a manual J, which sealed the deal for me, so I...
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    Just wanted to provide a follow up to this post. ...

    Just wanted to provide a follow up to this post. Back in '13 when this issue arose, I did what the condo HVAC service guy suggested - bought and installed a plastic ring. I could only find the hard...
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    Why replace duct board?

    Replacing a 19 year old gas furnace and ac in a house I own. Got 3 quotes; 2 were right about the same, and one was way high. All the scopes are the same (SEER rating, etc.) except different...
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    Gas Water Heater: 40k BTU or 34k BTU?

    Current water heater is 40 gallon 40k BTU "State" brand WH. Label does not give recovery time. Current WH is 19 years old and is starting to give some trouble (pilot won't stay lit even after...
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    OK. I get how a traditional compressor + coils...

    OK. I get how a traditional compressor + coils over air handler will dehumidify, but not sure how to get fresh air into a really tight house.


    Me too. Less complicated is probably less...
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    New House: Design issues affecting HVAC

    Building a new house in the SE US. In my area, cooling and reducing humidity are the issue in the summer; heating is the issue in the winter, with occasional need to increase humidity in the heating...
  9. Where should fresh or return/makeup air come from?

    I own a rental condo in a 1960's building. It has a gas forced air furnace/air handler in a closet in the unit with outside a/c. The gas furnace vents up through my condo, the condo above mine and...
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    Re: Sediment traps on gas line - they are in the...

    Re: Sediment traps on gas line - they are in the common basement of the condo building. The one for the furnace is directly under the furnace, about 4'6" -5' below where the gas line enters the...
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    "Flex Line" going into Air Handler/Furnace

    Long time lurker, first time poster.

    I own a rental condo with a split system - gas fired furnace and electric ac/compressor outside. It has had the same system since I bought it, with no...
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