03:48AM | 08/01/03
Member Since: 07/31/03
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I am getting ready to install a new 94% 100,000 btu furnace and AC. I own a huge 1922-2 unit flat and live on the second floor. I am remodeling the attic so I got a furnace/AC capabale of heating and cooling the attic too but it won't be ready this winter so my furnace will only be heating 1300 square instead of the 1900 with the attic. I have a number of concerns. First, will this be a problem for one season? I have read alot about short cycyling and the damage it can cause. Second, I am concerned that my current ductwork isn't quite sufficient. What can be done? I have 6 rooms in my apartment. I have 5 feeds from the furnace and 7 registers, so I am assuming that 2 feeds are split. Also the air return isn't central at all. Does anyone have any advice?


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