Hi,I have some friends that recently purchased a home in the pacific northwest. Apparently there is a lot of iron in the water and they're looking for a whole home water filtration system to protect…Continue
"I was in the business of cleaning up water at one point. We produced spot free pressure washers of car dealers and marketed them nationally.
Much of the PNW had pretty clean water. I would use how many galllons a DI or Deionized point of…"
"Excellent advice on the testing -- you can't treat what you don't know about.
A softener will remove small amounts of iron, but the media will eventually become iron loaded if you ignore it. A cup or two of anhydrous citric acid…"
"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.…"
"My recommendation is to read about it and talk to all the suppliers in your area until you get a thorough idea of what you need. In my case our well water has iron and clay sediment in it and it's acidic and slightly hard. We have…"
Hi,I have some friends that recently purchased a home in the pacific northwest. Apparently there is a lot of iron in the water and they're looking for a whole home water filtration system to protect their pipes.Please provide recommendations and an explanation of why you recommend this product versus other products.Thanks,BradySee More
As a consultant, I've specified products used by Demilec <http://www.demilecusa.com>; for residential applications. They are manufacturers of open and closed cell spray foams, as well as intumescent coatings and other…"
I've never had the opportunity to install these systems, but I am a little familiar with them.
Could save money on installation if there are access issues
Zoning capabilities are good with zoning controls and…"
"In addition to Isaac's response below, if you're insulating the roof deck and encapsulating the attic, be sure to model the ductwork as being within building envelope. This will reduce energy losses through the ducts. "
Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
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