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GSHP Preparation

GSHP are the heating cooling solution for reducing cost of energy, but one should do some preparatory work.

Contractors typically size the GSHP and loop field based upon the homes current HVAC...
11-28-08, 06:28 PM
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Posted By focusonz

It was meant to scare because it is dangerous....

It was meant to scare because it is dangerous. Most insurance companies will not cover the house with that kind of wiring. stop playing with that circuit and disconnect it from your fuse box. Study...
11-28-08, 05:57 PM
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Posted By focusonz

What Johnston said. Dish and direct TV receivers...

What Johnston said. Dish and direct TV receivers don't need phone. They used to squawk but prevalence of Cell phones they don't bother telling you anymore.

But the simple answer about phones HVAC...
11-28-08, 05:33 PM
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Posted By focusonz

Do not reverse wires on plugs. If your computer...

Do not reverse wires on plugs. If your computer is plugged in to non reversed outlet and printer is plugged into reversed outlet you will generate smoke from the back of your computer.

You have a...
11-28-08, 05:06 PM
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Posted By focusonz

DO NOT INCREASE BREAKER SIZE OR OVERLOAD A...

DO NOT INCREASE BREAKER SIZE OR OVERLOAD A CIRCUIT!!!!
YOU WILL START A FIRE AND BURN DOWN YOUR HOUSE IF YOU DO!!!!

HowStuffWorks "How many things can you plug into an electrical outlet before it...
11-28-08, 04:54 PM
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Views: 1,237
Posted By focusonz

Use this to dress up cables. Wiremold Publigen...

Use this to dress up cables.
Wiremold Publigen (http://www.wiremold.com/publigen/productLayout.asp?major_system_id=1&product_id=11&product_family_id=4&sub_system_id=2)

Use spray foam for hole...
11-28-08, 04:25 PM
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Posted By focusonz

Copper wire resistance is proportional to cross...

Copper wire resistance is proportional to cross sectional area.
so double the cross section allows doubling the length of cable to get the same voltage drop for constant current. V = I*I * R

Find...
11-28-08, 03:39 PM
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Posted By focusonz

Looks not completely compatible in certain...

Looks not completely compatible in certain positions



I don't know this stuff by heart. The proof is in the put in. Beer 4U2
11-28-08, 03:00 PM
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Posted By focusonz

All below are excellent and correct analysis. ...

All below are excellent and correct analysis.

I would do neither though, I would not turn up the oil furnace and not use a space heater.
Make sure your ceiling is insulated to R-50 and walls to...
11-28-08, 02:24 PM
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Posted By focusonz

Sorry about your misfortune. Reminds me of story...

Sorry about your misfortune. Reminds me of story but leave that for another time.

NOTE: REMEMBER TO TURN OFF THAT MAIN BREAKER AT THE 200A PANEL BEFORE YOU HANDLE ANY WIRES. WE WOULDN'T WANT YOU...
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Posted By focusonz

Get off the oil and natural gas price roller...

Get off the oil and natural gas price roller coaster.

Please look at a ground source heat pump option when you are considering $8000 purchase.

Here is block diagram of a solar assisted ground...
11-28-08, 07:43 AM
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Posted By focusonz

Explore hydronic ground source heat pumps. run...

Explore hydronic ground source heat pumps. run all the cabins from one big heat pump and ground loop zoned for each cabin and get heat and cool and free hot water and save a bundle on electrical...
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Posted By focusonz

I was trying to provide a picture so that...

I was trying to provide a picture so that everyone can see. is woth a 1000 words. Sorry that was a steam picture but it showed the bleed valves placement. Here is a picture showing the fill valves...
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Posted By focusonz

[edit: user posted a diagram of a STEAM HEAT...

[edit: user posted a diagram of a STEAM HEAT distribution system which bears no relevance to the problems of a HOT WATER heat system]
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Posted By focusonz

Hold those contractors feet to those cold...

Hold those contractors feet to those cold radiators. Tell them in no uncertain terms to fix it, they gave you a verbal guarantee and don't give them money till you are satisfied.

Now FURD seems...
11-28-08, 05:47 AM
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Views: 2,424
Posted By focusonz

Don't get a new boiler Consider other energy...

Don't get a new boiler Consider other energy saving alternatives please.
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