"Bob . There is millions of sq ft of radiant ceiling in commercial space all over the globe . Walls and ceilings are often overlooked or even laughed at since most think heat rises as opposed to the reality that hot air rises . What…"
" For just a bit more than 200.00 you could purchase Joist Trak plates or similar , 5 sheets (32 sf) of rigid foam , and tubing and drywall to cover . Save 30.7 watts x 3200 hours and have a noiseless , more comfortable radiant ceiling…"
" If running another line voltage circuit , hearing a bit of noise and using more power than needed is Sweet than the kickspace heater is certainly for you .
If what you want is comfort , efficiency and no noise I would go with the…"
"Don & Bachi ,
Storing at higher temps in tank type units and using a domestic hot water mixing valve is a tried and true defense against legionella . Legionella bacteria have a hard time at 150* ( 90+% are killed at 140*) ,…"
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As far as building Science is concerned I believe your most efficient way to condition this house would be with radiant heating / cooling with an ERV capable of removing Latent . I would utilize an air to water heat pump for…"
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A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…