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  1. Krush liked Douglas Nathe's post in the thread Solar Thermal Hybrid GSHP.

    I have thought of this too, but as some others mentioned there is too much loss to the ground that wont be recovered during a heating...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 9:42 PM
  2. Krush liked docjenser's post in the thread Solar Thermal Hybrid GSHP.

    Indeed. The "slightly undersizing" was a term for peak capacity to cover the coldest days of the year, a capacity you only need a...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 9:40 PM
  3. Krush replied to the thread Closed Loop with Temperature Dump?.

    I like this approach of mitigating water quality and quantity concerns of open loop systems by making it partially closed. Maybe keep...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 9:31 PM
  4. fastline posted a new thread.

    Small ductless geothermal units? Mini split

    Have 2 small buildings I need to climate control at times. A mini split would serve the need but I am running an off grid solar system...

    Forum: General Discussions

    Jun 16, 2021 at 5:56 PM
  5. SShaw replied to the thread Virginia Do Mfgrs normally recommend parallel or series water hookup for 2 water cooled?.

    I'm not a well expert, but I've read that a well should produce what it can accept. So, if the discharge well is not rising in level,...

    Jun 15, 2021 at 12:02 PM
  6. tommytx replied to the thread Virginia Do Mfgrs normally recommend parallel or series water hookup for 2 water cooled?.

    Thank you for your response... but no loop one inlet well and one outlet... but that sounds even worse.. water comes in and grabs some...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 1:37 AM
  7. SShaw replied to the thread Virginia Do Mfgrs normally recommend parallel or series water hookup for 2 water cooled?.

    Parallel. 1) You don't want to run water through a non-operating heat pump. 2) You want the water coming from the loop, not from another...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 12:53 AM
  8. tommytx posted a new thread.

    Virginia Do Mfgrs normally recommend parallel or series water hookup for 2 water cooled?

    My previous florida heatpumps were connected in series.... my understanding is the most mfgrs recommend serial hookup unless some...

    Forum: General Discussions

    Jun 12, 2021 at 11:55 PM
  9. SShaw liked PatD's post in the thread Replacing hot water heater and storage; purging air.

    Thanks. Job's all done, no issues. Did close the valve going directly to the tank and ran the hot faucet. No air coming out though....

    Jun 12, 2021 at 5:30 PM
  10. PAhome liked Todd's post in the thread Indiana 2-year review of Climatemaster 4-ton unit.

    I bought a new home that had an 18 year old Waterfurnace. Replaced it with a Climatemaster 4-ton TE-49 2 years ago. It has been 100%...

    Jun 12, 2021 at 1:27 PM
  11. PAhome liked gsmith22's post in the thread Virginia full retro install cost seems high?.

    don't know what happened but somehow my original reply disappeared. anyway, the condensed version: air sealing is key - possibly more...

    Jun 12, 2021 at 11:12 AM
  12. PatD replied to the thread Replacing hot water heater and storage; purging air.

    Thanks. Job's all done, no issues. Did close the valve going directly to the tank and ran the hot faucet. No air coming out though....

    Jun 12, 2021 at 10:37 AM
  13. SShaw replied to the thread Replacing hot water heater and storage; purging air.

    That's the idea. Some units also have a bleeder valve on the DSH pump inside the cabinet that can be burped to remove air. Waterfurnace...

    Jun 11, 2021 at 8:50 AM
  14. PatD posted a new thread.

    Replacing hot water heater and storage; purging air

    Need to replace my gas hot water heater, and while I'm at it, replacing the storage tank as well. Have done some reading on here and...

    Forum: General Discussions

    Jun 10, 2021
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