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"I have not; all my residential clients get HP since we have enough of a heating seas…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 9, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"A 75 degree room may have 77-78 degree air into ceiling returns. Add a bit of duct l…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 9, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"While I agree that EER is useful, SEER is also useful for comparison. The 80 degree…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 9, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"I know there's endless conflict about SEER vs real world efficiency, but SEER provid…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 8, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"While we sell nothing but heat pumps in North Florida, South Florida is full of stra…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 8, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"A lot of AC guys are scared of zoning because they don't know how to do it well (NO…"

Curt Kinder replied Nov 1, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
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"I don't understand Dennis's prediction that underground ducts will eventually fail s…"

Curt Kinder replied Sep 12, 2013 to Underground ductwork

19 Oct 8, 2013
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Oh please - that's a classic college-level thermodynamics question! That might be ma…"

Curt Kinder replied Jul 11, 2013 to Cooling His Room With a Big Refrigerator - What is Wrong with That?

5 Sep 14, 2013
Reply by Perry Ning

"I'm always amused by HVAC contractors who blame 410a for whatever woes are at hand.…"

Curt Kinder replied Jun 29, 2013 to Air Handler Fan Speed

15 Jul 8, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"NG tank probably the way to go in most utility cost situations. Tankless may make se…"

Curt Kinder replied Jun 6, 2013 to Selecting a Water Heater

15 Jul 16, 2013
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