Walter Ahlgrim
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Walter Ahlgrim replied to Tom Smith's discussion Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?
"If your question is the cost of the new Boiler + installation + the cost of the fuel it will burn, In X building , in Y given geographic location, with Z insulation level,  compared with a different efficiency boiler over XX years at YY…"
May 7
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Steve's discussion Too many BTU's. Too much horsepower?
"The 5 ton system you have is not 500 hp racecar engines they are 500 hp truck engines. The duct work is the transmission if you 3x the engines hp without upgrading the transmission you will have problems. The undersized ducts will not move enough…"
Mar 23
Walter Ahlgrim commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Insulating a Slab-On-Grade in Hotlanta
"I see a lot of great ides. Is there a termite barrier in the system? Walta"
Feb 1, 2016
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Rob Buchanan's discussion High-use headscratcher
"No really a head scratcher the home owner was well aware of the real problem. I recommend you find a ground source expert. Try a post on this form under Maintenance and Troubleshooting. Your post should have the following info 1 Location state and…"
Jan 25, 2016
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"The more I think about it if the problem cannot be the current transformers reading small loads, any errors would most likely be in the customers favor not the unities. There must be a load somewhere that is not off. Did you say no AC units were…"
Nov 28, 2015
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"Does the customer have any large loads? No heat No AC No water heating Electric stoves? Hot Tub? Do they have a breaker over 20 amps in the panel? I found the manual for the…"
Nov 28, 2015
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"The problem is this metering type of system cannot be accurate if the load is less than 20% of the max so in this case any time the load is under 60 amps the reading will not be accurate. My guess is if the only load is the securely system the load…"
Nov 28, 2015
Walter Ahlgrim replied to James White's discussion What happened to Home Energy Pro's website?
"Try downloading Google Chrome web browser https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/ I had similar problems with different sights. Sure if I pestered the web masters they would make the sight compatible. I tried Chrome as a work around, it quickly…"
Aug 28, 2014
Walter Ahlgrim commented on Christopher Morin's blog post DIY Minisplits: Which side are you on?
"The following quote does not ring true to me “System Efficiency  -  A 115V mini-split will almost always use more watts than the same size 208/230V counterpart.” If you can support this statement with independent research I…"
Jun 29, 2014

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