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"Just picking some numbers here, but if an attic...

"Just picking some numbers here, but if an attic fan is pulling 50CFM of conditioned air out of the house, even if it reduces the attic temp to ambient, that energy penalty exceeds the benefits from...
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"If you can't place the uv light on both sides of...

"If you can't place the uv light on both sides of the coil it will do no good. You have to have it shining on the coil to keep any mold or bacteria from growing."

I'm not sure what you mean by...
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Late to the conversation here, but I'm thinking...

Late to the conversation here, but I'm thinking of powered attic ventilation myself. I'd like to question a couple statements made above. If one can successfully replace stagnant attic air with...
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The electronic cleaners are already installed and...

The electronic cleaners are already installed and working well. We have the 20 x 25 versions. Honeywell provides pressure drop data out to 2000 CFM. I've been assured they are sized right for our...
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UV Treatment Installation - Where To Put It?

I would like to install Honeywell UV100E2009 UV Air Treatment Systems in the HVAC system of our Las Vegas home. These are the two-bulb units. It's a two story house with two newly-installed spilt...
05-25-15, 07:01 PM
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Best WiFi Thermostat - York 15 SEER Spilt Heat Pump Systems

We just had replacement split heat pump systems installed. They are York YHJF60S41S & YHJF48S41S outdoor condenser units with two identical air handlers (York AHE60D3XH21B) fitted with 7.5Kw heat...
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Point well taken regarding what the instructions...

Point well taken regarding what the instructions reveal. My gut was saying float, I was just a bit apprehensive about the glue. I'll practice a couple first, and then I'm sure I'll be rolling.

I...
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So you would float on a good underlay instead of...

So you would float on a good underlay instead of nail down to the subfloor?
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Shaw Epic engineered flooring. This link should...

Shaw Epic engineered flooring. This link should get any specifics that might help:

https://shawfloors.com/flooring/hardwood/details/symphonic_3_25_sw119/merlot

Toward the bottom of the page...
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Chandler, Ozizzi answered your question regarding...

Chandler, Ozizzi answered your question regarding glue in a floating installation, and clarified it for me.

It does have a shaped tongue and groove that lock-in when level. But I wouldn't call it...
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Shaw Engineered Planks; Float, Glue or Nail?

I plan to install about 450 s.f. of Shaw Epic 3/8 engineered hardwood floor in a second story game/theater room. It can be glued, nailed or floated. My original plan was to nail it down. Now I...
02-21-15, 09:45 AM
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Best new system for continuous fan operation

We're upgrading two 15 year old R-22 heat pump split systems (10 seer I believe) to something more efficient. I have quotes for 13 seer four and five ton systems. We are actually going to do 14...
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Rethinking Return

After looking at the path for adding a return, it's complex. Cutting into roof sheathing to connect with the portion of the house where the air handlers are located. In itself not a show-stopper,...
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Bad Info On Duct Size - Sorry!

The vent boxes are 14" x 14". I thought the ducts were 14" too, but now I see they are 10" each. Flex by the way. So now I'm thinking maybe two 8" ducts to give a similar (CFM 160 + 160 = 320...
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To be clear, the curtain isn't really something...

To be clear, the curtain isn't really something I'm concerned with. It will often be stowed, and will likely be cracked open for walk-thru when in use. I'm more concerned with the room vs. rest of...
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Big Room With Two 14"s; Add a Return & Spilt One 14" into Two Smaller

We have a two story house running two spilt unit heat pumps with ceiling vents. The upstairs and downstairs each have a 20x 40 return in the upstairs hallways. There's an additional 20 x 30 return...
02-07-15, 09:38 PM
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I've been 50/50 on maintenance. Learned a lot on...

I've been 50/50 on maintenance. Learned a lot on the way. Enough that I knew one unit was energized to cooling when heat was demanded. I just couldn't figure out why. I pulled a jumper from the...
02-06-15, 08:17 PM
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Double Heat Pump Upgrade - DIY My Split System?

I need to renew my two unit heating and cooling system in Las Vegas. They are York R22 3.5 and 5 ton heat pump systems manufactured in 1999, in service since 2000. I believe they are 10 SEER. The...
01-28-15, 07:53 AM
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Thanks for the input everyone. Jazz, I hadn't...

Thanks for the input everyone. Jazz, I hadn't thought about expansion, so I'll search around the forum to see how it's done. The room is basically 33' x 13' with some variation due to a window...
01-27-15, 07:01 PM
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It's a living room/dining room with small pony...

It's a living room/dining room with small pony walls (18" protrusion, 14" thick) topped with a pillar on each side at the halfway point, distinguishing the division. Otherwise one big slab with no...
01-27-15, 04:05 PM
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Ceramic Tile On Established Concrete Pad (zero cracks) - Uncoupling Required?

As I ponder a small DIY tile job and get ready to hire a pro for a big one, I'm getting mixed signals on whether or not an uncoupling layer is necessary. I'm in Las Vegas, NV, where my house and...
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Just chiming in as a novice DIY here. I have two...

Just chiming in as a novice DIY here. I have two bathroom remodels under my belt, am in the midst of another, and have two more on the horizon. So fixtures are on my mind.

I don't see the point...
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Affordable Freestanding Tub Fill - Chinese, or Alternative?

I just bought a solid stone freestanding tub as pictured (MTI Alissa, 71" x 37" x 22") off Craigslist. $800 from an interior designer. It was pulled out of a high-end remodel before the first...
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I'm just a DIY homeowner, so I don't have the...

I'm just a DIY homeowner, so I don't have the in-depth expertise of some folks who will answer your questions here. I do however have personal experience with exactly what you're talking about, and...
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Certainly, Here are pics of the opposing sides:

Certainly, Here are pics of the opposing sides:
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