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01-06-20, 11:34 AM
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Id go with a 4 inch media filter. 2nd choice...

Id go with a 4 inch media filter. 2nd choice would be a 2 inch merv 8 pleated. No way would I go with a electrostatic filter. Way to hard on the equipment.
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Views: 503
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coconut shell based carbon will be much cheaper. ...

coconut shell based carbon will be much cheaper. Also don't think a box fan is going to move air with a HEPA filter attached do it. Prop fans don't work well with static pressure.
12-17-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By airman.1994

You will need to check with the manufacture. It...

You will need to check with the manufacture. It will be cheaper to use at 220.
12-12-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By airman.1994

This is beginning to sound like the filter for a...

This is beginning to sound like the filter for a Ductless/PTAC
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Posted By airman.1994

Probably have to change the spring in the gas...

Probably have to change the spring in the gas valve and the orifices.
12-10-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By airman.1994

Merv 6 should be fine unless you have a really...

Merv 6 should be fine unless you have a really bad install
12-05-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By airman.1994

Cold in those Mountains! Going to visit a friend...

Cold in those Mountains! Going to visit a friend in Yadkinville in two weeks. I agree with others Hyperheat Mitsubishi ductless split would be my first choice. But propane over the electric any...
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Views: 362
Posted By airman.1994

Barometric pressure will cause it to move around....

Barometric pressure will cause it to move around. You are way under what is considered elevated.
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Posted By airman.1994

6in duct will only be good for about 100 cfm

6in duct will only be good for about 100 cfm
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Posted By airman.1994

Those prop fans can't move air under resistance. ...

Those prop fans can't move air under resistance. You will not be able to move air in the 3/4 inch pvc.
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Posted By airman.1994

Is the pex providing hot water to the panels? ...

Is the pex providing hot water to the panels? What temp zone are you in?
11-20-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By airman.1994

Code requires fresh air to all rooms. Just heat...

Code requires fresh air to all rooms. Just heat the air a bit hotter and problem solved.
11-19-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By airman.1994

Electric heat is all the same efficiency. No...

Electric heat is all the same efficiency. No difference between brands. Can you increase the heat you have in those areas now?
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Views: 466
Posted By airman.1994

mice in the duct work or in the joist space.

mice in the duct work or in the joist space.
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You will need to seal the edges of the ductboard....

You will need to seal the edges of the ductboard. This will keep fiberglass from flying around in your home and breathing it. Id go to a sheet metal store and get a new 4x8 sheet of duct board to...
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Views: 744
Posted By airman.1994

Fans should run at least 30 minutes after...

Fans should run at least 30 minutes after showering to remove humidity. Only time it isnt needed is if your house is leaky
11-05-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By airman.1994

If you are in an area that sees freezing temps...

If you are in an area that sees freezing temps you are going to need a Mitsubishi M series unit. All others just don't heat as good. Some are 100% capacity to under -5.
11-04-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By airman.1994

Id blow out the drain and get into the attic to...

Id blow out the drain and get into the attic to see if you can find the noise.
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By airman.1994

For moisture removal I recommend a minimum of...

For moisture removal I recommend a minimum of 100CFM even for the smallest of bathrooms. I have 145 cfm in my 5x8 and 100 in my 4x6. I wish both where bigger. Code for commercial buildings is...
11-01-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By airman.1994

Condensation in winter if from not enough...

Condensation in winter if from not enough ventilation. Increase like you have been doing and it will go away. Dehumidifiers should only be used in no load times and summer.
10-29-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By airman.1994

Don't think the fans are going to help much. ...

Don't think the fans are going to help much. Just can't move enough air through the flex duct. 6 in flex can only handle about 60 cfm (best practice). Duct fans rarely work. Hope you get lucky for...
10-29-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By airman.1994

Quick numbers with just guessing at info. ...

Quick numbers with just guessing at info. Probably need more like 3 8in ducts and that is on the low side. I used 22x20 as garage size. Have no idea on location, insulation, windows, garage doors...
10-25-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By airman.1994

IMO not the best idea. Id be scared someone...

IMO not the best idea. Id be scared someone would think that the gas logs where to heat the house and run them for long run times and not for supplement.
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By airman.1994

Unfortunately in the real world you have to oval...

Unfortunately in the real world you have to oval duct some times. If the register can't be moved to before the pipe then what they did is most likely the next best option... I would not have a...
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