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Was discussing wastewater with a coworker and I...

Was discussing wastewater with a coworker and I realized I was misinterpreting what was meant by a dry well. I was picturing a old well that has gone dry. For instance if you used to have a well...
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Thanks Pilot Dane Totally agree about it not...

Thanks Pilot Dane

Totally agree about it not being good for the environment and should just be run to the septic system.
However since the original poster has already stated he doesn't care...
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I can't say about the legality but they laws...

I can't say about the legality but they laws exist for a reason.
I would be more concerned about your ground water quality. If the dry well is connected to the same aquifer as your current well you...
09-24-11, 03:37 PM
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drooplug I figured that would be the case, it...

drooplug
I figured that would be the case, it would only be effective a few months out of the year, I was going to crunch the numbers and see if it was worth it to use it for the 4 months a year or...
09-24-11, 02:47 PM
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Posted By unique3

For those saying zone systems wont work could you...

For those saying zone systems wont work could you look this system and tell me what the problems are. I realize years ago the systems weren't very good at zones but technology has come a long way.
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09-24-11, 02:08 PM
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My in law is around 4000 and they only have one...

My in law is around 4000 and they only have one furnace. Like I said my heatload calculation is 93000 while carrier makes a 120,000 model so I don't think it is a total size issue.

$0.2913 per...
09-24-11, 01:40 PM
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I have completed putting all the information I...

I have completed putting all the information I have into the Hvac calculator and this is what I have come up with

Main floor Heat gain 10324 Heat loss 34814
2nd floor Heat gain 9249 Heat loss...
09-23-11, 01:52 PM
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Posted By unique3

Thanks for the reply Grady I know your right...

Thanks for the reply Grady

I know your right about not being able to determine which air handler to use, I think one larger air handler with a variable speed drive and dampers is probably the most...
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Heat alternatives for a 4000 sq ft house (2 story + walk out basement)

I started a thread in heating cooling ventilation section about heating my new home. The builder says our house will need two furnaces due to volume. I'm doing my due diligence looking at alternative...
09-23-11, 11:25 AM
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For the radon I'm not sure how you would put a...

For the radon I'm not sure how you would put a fan under the poly as under the poly is soil, there is no air gap to get any flow. Does the poly not stop the radon from entering the crawl space. My...
09-23-11, 10:09 AM
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Going back to my alternatives here is what I am...

Going back to my alternatives here is what I am currently researching, comments are appreciated

Either 3 small air handlers or 1 larger one, with 4 speed variables fans, The units come with a...
09-23-11, 09:40 AM
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My understanding is the moisture isn't mainly...

My understanding is the moisture isn't mainly from the ground while it does make a difference, its from living in the house, showers, cooking and breathing put a lot of moisture into the air and if...
09-23-11, 08:10 AM
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Posted By unique3

Grady Thank you that makes a lot of sense and I...

Grady
Thank you that makes a lot of sense and I see why it would be an issue. I work for an automation company and I guess I assume the control is more inelegant than it is.
I would think if the...
09-23-11, 07:21 AM
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Posted By unique3

I am going to double check the insulation values,...

I am going to double check the insulation values, I must have something wrong if everyone thinks that. Perhaps its 2x8. I know my current house is for sure 2x6 but its 25 year old, perhaps I am mixed...
09-22-11, 02:40 PM
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We are still at the design phase, we have our...

We are still at the design phase, we have our floor plan pretty much done but haven't signed contracts to build yet. The builder is now getting pricing on some of the major items to get a reasonable...
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Update: A few weeks ago we placed 2 6 foot...

Update:
A few weeks ago we placed 2 6 foot metal C shaped beams in the base of the trench with the C down and used a jack to push them into the soil. We then put preformed concrete blocks on top of...
09-22-11, 11:45 AM
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Posted By unique3

4000 sqft Home, 2 furances required?

We are in the planning stages of building a two story home with a walkout basement (so really 3), the total sq ft of all 3 floors is around 4000. The back of the house with most windows is facing...
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Concrete block supporting cottage eroding away.

I have a log cabin with a crawl space under it. The perimeter of cabin is a poured concrete footing with the logs directly on top. In the middle of the cabin supporting the log walls there are 4...
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Posted By unique3

Cable adjustment

I know this is an old thread but I thought I would reply for people searching old threads.
The reply above mine is correct. I had the same issue with my Merc 450 a couple years back and I followed...
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Posted By unique3

There iko Renneseance They have been...

There iko Renneseance
They have been discontinued because of quality issues
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Posted By unique3

Delivered to Wrong Roof

A deliver truck delivered bundles of shingles to my attached garage roof, the problem is I never ordered them, they were meant for a house down the street.
In the process of delivering them to the...
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Posted By unique3

Using dimmer as fan control

I am looking to install a fan control for a new ceiling fan I just installed, I do have a 3 wire running to the fan and there are currently 2 seperate switches, (Fan and Light). The problem is that...
04-01-08, 04:38 PM
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Moisture in double pane windows, drilling hole

I have 6 windows with moisture inbetween the double pane glass, I have heard that drilling a small hole in the glass will allow the humidity to equalize, does anyone have experience in this, is it a...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-18-07, 06:05 PM
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Posted By unique3

I didn't install anything yet

I didn't install anything yet
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Posted By unique3

Stand alone deck for hottub

I am installing my hot tub beside an existing deck at my new house.
I would like to raise the tub about 1.5 to 2 feet above ground level so that the height next to the deck is reasonable.

I was...
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