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"80k x 96.2% = 77k output. No need for a 100k furnace. Oversizing will render the pur…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 27, 2014 to How to Read Load Calculation Reports

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"7 degrees outdoor, 72 indoor are design temps, looks reasonable. 80% furnace would m…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 27, 2014 to How to Read Load Calculation Reports

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"There should be defined indoor and outdoor temperatures that the load calculation is…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 27, 2014 to How to Read Load Calculation Reports

37 May 5, 2014
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"What design temp did they use in the software? Where is the nearest major city? Cont…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 26, 2014 to How to Read Load Calculation Reports

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"Once ductwork is considered a minisplit may actually be cheaper. It provides cooling…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 21, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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"Mini-split will save cost of the ductwork and provide cooling at the same time. Quie…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 17, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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"A small central AC is most likely to be quieter and more comfortable that a window u…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 16, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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"Recovery time is how long it takes for the building to warm up when coming back for…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 14, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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"If setbacks are employed, how long does the customer expect to take for recovery? I'…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 13, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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"One furnace should be plenty, 2 is overkill. You will need some type of ductwork for…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 13, 2014 to Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

15 Apr 24, 2014
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