I have been running no heat calls all day - today I have found lots of very low gas pressure you can run the Nat Gas hot water heater or 95% furnace. Most days I find 5" to 5.5" and higher water…Continue
"Look into a very little strip heat in the floor and put it under tile. Google "under tile radiant heat" IF just to bump up a little heat short time, not so bad. But I see that's a hole house heated this way, is way…"
"sound like STRIP heat is on that's a 1-1 rate the GSHP can be 5-1 most are 4-1. Today I was at a new install with W1 was strip heat and W2 was 1st stage HP and W3 was 2nd stage HP. Mis wired HP is very very…"
"just not much air flow. 5" pipe at .1 in water is just 40 CFM If bring it up to a inch water still just 1/3 ton at most. Most AC unit in free air 2 ton system are in the 8,000 CFM range at very little SP .01 or less and…"
"I found a strip heater used in new work all hard wired up set at 55' in the attic on ply wood - when the attic got below 55' the 26 amp heater would turn on. This made ice dams and the roof got replaced 6 times in 5 years. …"
"do you find the gas gas meter to be off as much as 30% - more when old? Just Change out the meter then gas cost go up? I find the inside cups fill full of "tar" like a carburetor, and bearing get coated.
"Most new work I see - take bare bones what is needed then take off 50% of duct work needed then add the highest static pressure filter made. then largest heat that can be put in. and give a one yr happiness test. "
"Most "BOXes" are the same Most motors are the same maker, 98% of TXV's come from the same maker. I look at sound, AFUE, how long it lasts, ease of maintaining the "box", training, support. there is 21…"
"7. AC to big and does not get RH water vabor out of building, 8. heating system to big and runs on high limit 9. fan in bath and kitchen does not work- bad air stays in building. 10. Duct work so small - filter…"
"your total R may not be up to R-30. If we wrap the basement with R-12 or higher it feels "warm". If we wrap the house with R-15 foam and reside inside feels "warm". If we super attic R-20 or high all the…"
"IN Kansas City there is maybe 260 super sealed - Solar - net "0" I have worked on in, seen in 20 yr. This summer I saw proto type R-20 U of .05 openable type window. I put a ERV system in 4000' sf home that's…"
"92%-98% heat exchanges in nat gas or LP gas has a condensating heat exchange - is before the main Its a better filter than most fiber glass filters. Old gravity air did not use filters with just 3 Square feet of flat non-stick once a…"
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