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raised ranch heating, can't balance it

I need some input on an HVAC balancing question --- I have a raised ranch home with a finished basement and an open stairwell connecting th…

Started by Kari Sauder

17 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Looking for a good load calculation software

Hey all, My company is going to be installing a few ductless heat pumps very soon and I'm going to need a load calculation software. Any su…

Started by Andrew Vidal

15 Sep 23, 2013
Reply by Perry Ning

Where to find EER and SEER if it is not on the label

That's all Judi

Started by Judi Lyall

4 Dec 29, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends?

I was at a dinner party last night and two guests described how their HVAC reps told them to run their furnace blowers 100% of the time.  T…

Started by TJ Ewing

71 Dec 23, 2012
Reply by dale conner

Effective heating for handicapped

Looking for a good suggestion for heating an electric home for a handicapped person... they get cold easily.  Currently has radiant ceiling…

Started by Kent Mitchell

3 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Kent Mitchell

I used the wrong title: What are the pros and cons to a HEAT PUMP not hydronic system

Sorry folks. It not hydronic but heat pump Judi SHE BUILDS GREEN

Started by Judi Lyall

3 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Kevin DeBord

Good article on why HVACR contractors should dominate the home performance market

Check out this article in ACHR The News on why HVACR contractors are a natural fit for, and should  dominate the home performance market:…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Oct 6, 2011

Historic Home Radiant Hot Water

I am modeling a home this week that was built in 1927. Heated (CZ 4) with a 1927 coal fired boiler that was converted to NG in the mid 1960…

Started by John Nicholas

2 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Bill Bradbury

Is this ductwork legal?

This furnace was installed two years ago in a conditioned basement.  The ductwork is a thin flexible plastic like that of a clothes dryer (…

Started by Jeff Mounts

2 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Bill Bradbury

Sizing Heat Pumps In Southwest Ohio

I am participating in a DOE Better Buildings  program in southwest Ohio that is in its infancy stages. During discussions while setting the…

Started by Jeremy Begley

2 May 12, 2011
Reply by Kyle Brown

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