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Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Ben Schoenbauer
"Hi Ben, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!…"
Dec 16, 2012
Ben Schoenbauer commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"We are optimizing for a max return water temp of 107 F, typically we get about 100 F.  But, we are forcing the systems to delivery 115 F or hotter air temperatures to be comparable to a condensing furnace.  If we had better designed duct…"
Dec 14, 2012
Ben Schoenbauer commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"I think there has been some confusion in the comments.  We are looking at replacing existing forced air systems with forced air combi systems.  So the installation costs are only from the water heater and air handler.  In…"
Dec 14, 2012
Ben Schoenbauer commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"I'm not trying to say that forced air combi systems should be installed in every home tomorrow, but I think they are a good option for some homes and a very good idea to continue to develop.   These systems work really well for low load…"
Dec 11, 2012
Ben Schoenbauer commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"There have been issues with the reliability of these systems in the past.  Manufacturers have been working to improve these models and reliability has improved.  There are many manufacturers (Rinnai, AO Smith, American, HTP,…"
Dec 10, 2012
Ben Schoenbauer commented on Lester Shen's blog post Combi System Animations
"Great to see all the interest in this topic.  As Lester mentioned we are currently conducting a field research project (funded by Building America) to characterize the potential of these systems.  Forced air combination systems…"
Dec 10, 2012
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Dec 10, 2012

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At 6:07am on December 16, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Ben,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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