sounds very legit to me
PVC should not be used for geo piping. There is too much expansion and contraction due to the temperature swings. This Geo 101. Don't let your...
how much of the loop is PVC?
A 40% solution would be more flammable than a 20% solution. Not sure how much of a concern that would be.
the size of the pipe would be a limiting factor
We have installed slinkies on two schools each with over 20 miles of slinky pipe. Both work just fine. We had to get really good at tying them...
a picture would help
Let's hope it is at least 16 years before your have another. Did you try pulling the loop out to show the manufacturer?
can you just strip the wires and fasten them to the thermostat?
I think you should go ahead a do it and let us know how it works out for you:D:D:D
Really ??? your loop temp coming out of the ground is 34° C. You must mean 34° F
good luck, let us know
Sorry if it felt like piling on. There is enough bad info floating around about geosystems that we do want people to find it here. :)
like doc, I have been installing heat pump (loops) for many years. I have never heard of a Heat Pump License. Any contractor needs a contractor...
The deeper the better for what you want to do.
The deeper the less safe for working in the trench,
The deeper the higher the costs go.
good luck :) please let us know how it goes!!
my limited understanding of earth tubes goes like this:
The first air to come into your house might be 75°
Then the air which left your house at...
A deeper loop will raise the EWT which is a good thing. It would be prudent to keep the antifreeze level the same as has been stated above.
People and industries have been putting loops in the ground for 50+ years. The time proven consensus is that parallel horizontal with .75" or...
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