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11-01-10, 03:45 PM
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Posted By justinm001

Main breaker is SquareD QO e8 150 amp I...

Main breaker is SquareD QO e8 150 amp

I figure min needed is:

20 amp server room
20 amp wood working
10 amp aquarium
10 amp garage
10 amp home theatre
11-01-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By justinm001

So I'd basically get a tandem breaker then run...

So I'd basically get a tandem breaker then run the power from that to the subpanel? Do they make things like 100amp tandem breakers? I'm afraid we might need more power. I really can't have the...
11-01-10, 12:08 PM
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Views: 4,270
Posted By justinm001

ran out of circuits breakout box?

I'm purchasing a house that's breaker box is full and I need to install some more circuits in the home. Can I just install a breakout box then add more circuits or do I need to have the electric...
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Views: 1,236
Posted By justinm001

You should be able to just lay new bricks around...

You should be able to just lay new bricks around the border of the fireplace to cover the gap.

Are you just doing this because of the flatpanel? I have a very similar setup (house built 1972) ...
11-01-10, 11:15 AM
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Posted By justinm001

It doesn't seem to heat the room much, I'm...

It doesn't seem to heat the room much, I'm assuming because the rooms about 400-500 sq feet and everythings atleast 10ft from the fireplace.

I remember pex to be rated for 200 degrees and I was...
10-31-10, 04:48 PM
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Posted By justinm001

Radiant floor Heat from wood fireplace

My home has a wood burning fireplace with a gas starter. I'm looking to add radiant heating for the floors in the room with the fireplace. I was wondering if anyone's tried something similar as I...
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Posted By justinm001

Radiant floor Heat from wood fireplace

My home has a wood burning fireplace with a gas starter. I'm looking to add radiant heating for the floors in the room with the fireplace. I was wondering if anyone's tried something similar as I...
07-26-10, 10:26 AM
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Views: 27,703
Posted By justinm001

Understood, I'll rewire everything correctly. ...

Understood, I'll rewire everything correctly.

Originally there is 3 switches in the triple gang box, outer 2 on one circuit and the middle on another circuit. Is this allowed also?

Is it...
07-26-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By justinm001

Looking at a circuit panel all commons are...

Looking at a circuit panel all commons are blocked together. I can't just take a common thats from one circuit to connect use as common on another circuit? I'll definately remove it ASAP, just...
07-26-10, 08:49 AM
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Posted By justinm001

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07-26-10, 08:38 AM
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Posted By justinm001

common (white) wire has voltage? is this normal?

I'm rewiring a bunch of 3 way switches back to 2 way home automation (HA) switches. These Insteon switches need a normal common (white) wire connected to the switch.

I've pulled out all the...
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Views: 1,807
Posted By justinm001

My halogen's dim fine. I'm using in-ceiling gu10...

My halogen's dim fine. I'm using in-ceiling gu10 fixtures connected to an insteon keypadlinc dimmer.

The problem is the 6x50watts=300 watts which seems crazy to me. I'm thinking on replacing...
07-23-10, 09:14 AM
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Views: 10,976
Posted By justinm001

I understand. Currently I believe the a/c's been...

I understand. Currently I believe the a/c's been on 24/7 and its freezing (50degs) in the basement but the 1st floor sits at around 70. I didn't know if spending $100-300 insulating everything...
07-23-10, 08:26 AM
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Posted By justinm001

both, they're connected together in a central...

both, they're connected together in a central system. I live in central, OH. Outside temp is anywhere from 100deg (today) to 0deg.

Forgive my ignorance, this is my first house that we're buying...
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Views: 1,807
Posted By justinm001

GU10 LED replacements that dim?

after reading and reading all about LED GU10's I can't find any decent lights that can dim and are from a credible source.

I have 3-50w halogen that don't dim. These lights aren't really needed...
07-23-10, 08:12 AM
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Posted By justinm001

insulating basement ducts.

My unfinished basement seems to be atleast 10 degrees cooler than the first and second floors. all the ducting is exposed and isn't insulated. What would be the best/cheapest way to insulate?

I'm...
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