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We built a bucket truck garage two years ago. It has a 13' ceiling with a 5' stuccoed concrete block wall and ordinary 2"x6" studs above that. And of course the 4:12 pitch roof adds another 2' average height above that. A 15' ceiling leaves a lot of air space overhead to heat before the rest of the garage is comfortable. The garage has a 10'x10' insulated ...


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Convection in a stairway, in a reasonably tight house, is way overrated. Given the square footage of wall and ceiling space - I do not see how the stairway makes much difference. I run a fan 24/7 at the bottom of my stairs, adjust vents to the seasons, and still can not seem to get my system to play nice. I do have a single zone forced air, so it is not a ...


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Likely that the pressure sensor is blocked from debris in the system. Removing and cleaning may well resolve your issue.


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2 things to check. Is the distribution water tray on the top of the filter level? If the water is not making evenly across the entire water tray, you will not be using all the area of the pad, and output would be low. A follow on would be to watch volume of the water fall into the distribution tray. The water only flows all the way down to the pad from a ...


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The furnace tech indicated it was an improperly connected pipe used for bleeding air from the system, and it was also unnecessary as we have bleeder valves on the hot water circuits. They removed the pipe and plugged it, and we haven't had an issue since.


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a heat pump has a cop or coefficient of performance. Your 48000 BTU Heat pump delivers that much heating nominally with mild temperatures outside.. To see how much power it uses you divide by COP and then convert to kWh. In my area natural gas is about half the cost of baseboard heating, and heat pump heat is half the cost of gas heat. In the winter it is ...


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While I have not ben able to find an example of a hardwired baseboard electric heater failing in this manner on a quick search of the web, here's a story about a freestanding but otherwise similar unit making lots of soot. The only way I can envision an electric baseboard making as much soot as you have described (short of filling it with flammables) is if ...


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The system in our new house is setup so that in the winter the condensate from the heater drains through the washing machine drain.


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Building Air Standard (BAS) is sometimes referred to as BAS - ACH This appears to be a (I begin to think deliberately, after quite a few vague web results) slippery number to track down, but it appears to be essentially an estimation of "natural air changes per hour" based on the blower door test. Simply calling it "Estimated ACH" would apparently be too ...


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Your furnace is shutting down on limit. There can be a number of causes for this. Start by making sure you have a clean filter in the furnace. A dirty or restrictive filter can cause this issue. Alternatively you could also have a dirty or plugged up A/C evaporator coil which is located above your furnace. This can also cause a furnace to cycle off on high ...


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I just had this very issue happen to me. It's been a cold few weeks and the drain going to the outside of the house must have started backing up slowly. The drain pan ended up freezing with a top layer of ice and then water spilled into the ceiling. Anyway, the answer to your heat cable issue for the drain pipe is the "easy heat freeze cable". You will ...


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The present through the wall vents on furnaces have a problem..as a safety feature when snow accumulates around exhaust the furnaces shuts down...Great concept, however maritime winters will find you out shoveling snow away from vents on a regular basis especially the winter of 2014/15..



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