"I like recovery and it can make a tank-less water heater work where it wouldn't, even when it shouldn't. If I were in Canada I would try one out and since we design quite a few HVAC /plumbing systems there we may soon get a chance.
"I am master plumber and familiar with recovery and tankless water heaters.
What do you pay for an installed ThermoDrain?
What will the combination tankless and ThermoDrain cost installed?
Payback and ROI for a retired couple in…"
"Like all tankless water heaters, but as the OP states the ground water is cold so in cold climates extra care must be taken to assure the volume of hot water, which will diminish as ground water temperature drops, is adequate for the…"
"We specialize in condensing appliances but few residential applications warrant a tankless water heater. I would install a 50 gallon tank type heater for a natural gas application such as yours. You can likely afford the $35/month cost of operation…"
"Right you are.
You have to ask: what will the cellulose contribute.
Here in Minneapolis we do the all the mechanical work in basement remodels and after seeing many illogical water proofing and insulation applications had to insist on a few…"
"Sorry, I did missed the "siding nailed directly to the framing", my grandfather would have cursing the perpetrator.
I certainly would Thermax the thing and foam the interior edges. I would also like to use a layer of XPS over the…"
"Why would you want to get it off? Foaming in block of XPS does not work long term. If the wall is 2x6 or greater a foam with glass application can work. We use this basements with smooth walls gluing XPS to the outside and adding 2x4 with un-faced…"
"PEX "pipes" do not need any protection from iron and copper is mostly immune as well. . It is the fixtures and appliances that will suffer staining.
A local water quality company is the best resource for this information.…"
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