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Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with dampers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walter Ahlgrim Aug 31. 57 Replies

I'll soon be working on converting a second floor of a residential building that was never finished and is being used as an attic for the last 80+ years. Building Size 36'x36', 9 1/2' 1st floor…Continue

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Walter Ahlgrim replied to scottscontracting's discussion Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with dampers
"It seems the question was asked in Nov of 2013 maybe the OP will reply and tell us how the system has worked for the last 4.5 years.  Walta"
Aug 31
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to scottscontracting's discussion Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with dampers
"2 systems!  And I would have a system check on the 1st floor 1.5 ton unit to make sure it is performing up to spec. Then look to see if the system was sized right. If its a day care you might have a higher temp load on the system during the…"
Aug 31
John White replied to scottscontracting's discussion Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers
"It looks good. Your HVAC guy is right on this. It's good to use two systems for the two floors. 1.5 ton should be perfect for the downstairs unless there are some heavy internal loads. Your AC work the most for your upstairs work. If you have…"
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Inexpensive / Air Proof Electrical Attic Junction Box Cover

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CAD Design-Weatherize-Insulate-Fire Block-Electrical Junction Box

CAD Diagram explains how to Build and Air Tight Electrical Junction Box located in most…

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Recycling is not just for Cans

Posted on November 3, 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Earlier this year I was asked to replace a leaking roof on a Patio of an Investment Property. The job consisted of removing the existing Mound City Clay Roof Tiles from the Porch Roof and replacing with Certain Teed 3 Tab-Shingles (…

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How to Prevent Heat Loss with 4 Examples-Diagrams-Drawings for your Building Projects

Posted on October 22, 2011 at 4:00pm 5 Comments

In recent conversations with customers and peers about reducing energy loss in buildings & structures and how heat and cold are transferred into a building via conduction, I explained and made reference to using a metal cooking utensil to stir a pot of chili.

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