I am building a cottage in Northern Michigan and for the foreseeable future it will not be used in the winter. The walls are Tyvek wrapped 2x6 with...
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We are considering converting from LP gas to Natural Gas for heating and water heaters. One heating and cooling specialist has told us that we wil...
Does anyone know of a good source of information about Dearborn gas heaters? I have a couple of them and use them for backup in case my central he...
My parent have an electric heat pump furnace and when the heat kicks on an awful smell occurs for a while. It does not do it while the heat pump is...
We are planning to install a "hydro-air" or warm air system in a new home. We want to use a boiler to heat the air and the domestic water.1. Anyone...
Hello,I am looking at getting an Central Airconditioner installed for my new home. (Colonial, Cath. ceiling, 2200 SqFt). A HVAC contractor stopped ...
My husband and I recently replaced our wood burning stove. We replaced it with a larger used stove. My question is regarding the piping. Our pip...
i have an older home with an old central air system and would like to replace it. are there any advantages and/or disadvantages bettween scroll sy...
I have a gas furnace that heats water. The water moves through the house in copper pipes to baseboard heaters in each room. I have three zones of p...
Any suggestions and recommendations appreciated for info on heat & a/c units for single room use. I am adding two small rooms from attic space and...
I am installing an in line duct fan to boost airflow to an addition that was put on my house before I bought it. I have the fan hung and attached ...
Does anyone know where I can find some 1" valves for my hot water radiators? all I can seem to find are the inline type and I need right angle ones.
Any opinions on putting fiberglass batts on the underside of the roof (between the rafters) to improve insulation? Have seen it done on a show or ...
I have a heater in my non-insulated garage and would like blown in insulation. Do I need a vapor barrier? and is there something out there that...
Heat Exchange Tank has a serious leak. Can I bypass that system with a Large Water heater and us the circulation pump, demand, and safty features ...
I am building a rec room, I will attempt to install 2 heat vents. I say attempt because I have never done any HVAC. I was wondering if it is necess...
I receiently installed a 130000 BTU boiler in my home about 2 years ago.Latly Ive noticed the system pressure running very close to 30 psi when...
Does anyone have a quick rule of thumb equation for the number of btu's per sq. ft. needed to heat a home? Thanks for any help.