my father-in-law is building a house i'm helping the best i can. i'm wondering what is the "R" value of cinder block? the complete exterior walls a...
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HI,I AM TRYING TO CONVERT A RADIANT TUBE HEATING SYSTEM TO PROPRANE. IS THERE A DIFFERNENC BETWEEN NATURAL GAS REGULATOR AND A PROPANE REGULATOR. I...
I'm looking for any information/experiences anyone has with water cooled air conditioning systems. One of the houses we are looking at purchasing ...
i have a question regarding ventilation in a cathedral ceiling. i recently changed the roof and rafters on an existing house from a 5/12 pitch to a...
I would like to move some steam radiators in a renovation and would like to use copper instead of having to thread steel/iron pipe. What solder is...
Hello,I am noticing severe condensation on many of my windows inside the house and sometimes to the extent of dripping water all around the window ...
Has anyone done this?I'm looking to do both, but likely not at the same time.I've looked at the Takagi (Flash) T-K1 and it looks like a good candid...
I have a old single-story home that has exposed floor joists on the first floor. Because of this architectural feature my attic has a flat floor o...
When my oil fired boiler heats up, i'm getting loud banging from all my radiators. The boiler was cleaned and checked at the end of the summer. O...
Good Day:I plan on converting mt attic into useable space, actually I have done on the floor, wall, part of teh electrical, heating, etc..now I am ...
How do you remove electrict radiant heat in the ceiling?? My understanding is that it is under the popcorn stuff.
Could someone give me a rough estimate on how much it would cost to replace my old oil furnace with a new one? My house is 1800sf and has forced h...
The 1922 colonial I recently moved into has R-19 FG batts between the basement ceiling joists. I have a hot water heating system (gas fired boiler...
What thermostat model and brand should I install in a Reem heat pum Unit with a 2 stage?
Hello,My current thermostat is in a south facing room, which is warmer than the rest of the house (north side). Is there such as thing as a remote...
A contractor recommended that I replace my ac coil as I am having a new furnace installed. Is this necessary? I am undecided about replacing the c...
I am considering the purchase of Rheem Classic 90 Plus, A Rheem 80%, or a Goodman 92% GMPN60-3 gas furnace.Any recommendions on which one to go wit...
Hi All.I'm looking at getting a 90%+ Trane gas furnace to replace a 30 plus year old American Standard unit. The old furnance is 55% AFUE, and is ...
Hi, I'm in the process of remodeling my basement and as such have completely redone the ducting of my forced hot air furnace in the bottom floor. I...