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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-14-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,931
Posted By Fordguy64
http://earthlinked.com/technical-manuals/technical...

http://earthlinked.com/technical-manuals/technical-manuals-download/?c=3b4dcc438662196d4060f98b6ef040327c26298454aded767523b93eaa733e32118668d5566b2d9cb09e4b234dd66ca5c800

found this interesting...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-16-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Fordguy64
That’s beautiful! What kind of C.O.P are you...

That’s beautiful! What kind of C.O.P are you getting?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-07-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Fordguy64
Not a bad deal

Just came up on eBay

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F223221372188
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-10-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Fordguy64
i just put in a new central air system. i put in...

i just put in a new central air system. i put in the air handler and installed the outdoor unit ran all the electric and the line set. i then had a friend that is a HVAC tech come over and braze the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-22-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By Fordguy64
i ordered a TXV.. i have a plan to turn it into a...

i ordered a TXV.. i have a plan to turn it into a EEV but we will see how it goes when it gets here..

im thinking this plate heat exchanger. its probably way over size but i can see this 1 ton...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-21-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By Fordguy64
Well I switched the hoses around and sure enough...

Well I switched the hoses around and sure enough that fixed my problem.. anywho got the pressures about where they should be and the seals on the valve started to let go. So back to the drawing board...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-20-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By Fordguy64
Well like all my projects they take a lot longer...

Well like all my projects they take a lot longer then I would like.. anyway I’m finally in a place to be able to play a little.

I hacked into the system today.. it was a cap tube system so I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-18-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
well it happened... 1/2 acre and 13 ft deep ...

well it happened... 1/2 acre and 13 ft deep

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/members/fordguy64/albums/random/361-f57d07d1-07e4-4fd9-8089-be7e35ce4f0f.jpeg


we didnt put any geothermal pipe in.....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-06-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Fordguy64
THey have coatings you can put on the inside of...

THey have coatings you can put on the inside of tanks. ATleast I know they do for gas tanks and things might be worth a try?

I’ve used it before on metal gas tanks. It’s a coating you pour in and...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-26-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
so my neighbor and his sun have a geothermal...

so my neighbor and his sun have a geothermal company and they also do excavating/ponds.. i had his son out Thursday afternoon to get us a quote on a pond and geo. he said the just started the 30% tax...
Forum: Other Improvements 02-09-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By Fordguy64
https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewconten...

https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2173&context=thesesdissertations


TONS of info in 180 pages lol
Forum: Other Improvements 01-31-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By Fordguy64
ok so i started this a long time ago but now its...

ok so i started this a long time ago but now its actually happening. i sold one of the generators for 4 times what i paid for it and kept the second one. i now have a 5kw 240v gen head, an ac...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-18-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Fordguy64
So you can use ALL ove it except the condenser...

So you can use ALL ove it except the condenser (outdoor coil) basically a geothermal system is excactly the same as a normal heat pump except for the condenser. Normal heat pump has a large...
Forum: Solar Power 01-18-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By Fordguy64
If it was me... I’d get quotes on all this...

If it was me... I’d get quotes on all this different options.. then do a ROI on all of them and see what the best bang for your buck is..
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-07-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
https://youtu.be/QCWJjBNCfDw Found this...

https://youtu.be/QCWJjBNCfDw

Found this video.. pretty interesting.

Anyone know what the solar pool heaters are made of and possible btu ratings in water?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-05-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
I wonder if I just ran the loops out in straight...

I wonder if I just ran the loops out in straight runs around the bottom of the pond..

Pumping the water will be something I need to keep an eye on. Trying to keep the head pressure down is tough ...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-04-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
Jeff thanks for explaining that. that makes...

Jeff thanks for explaining that. that makes perfect sense.. what are the thoughts on the depth of the loop field below the pond? 12"? more? less?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-04-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
That’s an interesting idea oil pan.. but I feel...

That’s an interesting idea oil pan.. but I feel like that will still yeild lower loop temperatures in the winter
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-04-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Fordguy64
pond loop or horizontal slinky loop

So in the spring we are going to have a half acre 12ft deep pond dug. Im going to go ahead and install some ground loops while the yard is a mess. I live in Cincinnati oh. Ive come up with a 3 ton...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-28-17, 05:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,698
Posted By Fordguy64
no heat plates for the underfloor?

no heat plates for the underfloor?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-25-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By Fordguy64
Cool mini split setup

So I found this on YouTube today..pretty awesome set up https://youtu.be/dmckigvz7Hg
Forum: Conservation 12-21-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Fordguy64
went up last night and did some more...

went up last night and did some more investigating.. found lots of things that can be fixed


can light not properly covered...
Forum: Conservation 12-18-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Fordguy64
House air sealing/insulation project.

So my wife and I purchased a brick house built in 76. 2x4 exterior wallas with double pane windows. The attic has roughly r39. My plan is to move some insulation and air seal any holes or seams. I’ll...
Forum: Solar Power 10-31-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,746
Posted By Fordguy64
They want it to be engineered and signed off to...

They want it to be engineered and signed off to make sure it’s done correctly. Don’t want to kill a lineman/woman because of your faulty backfeed system..
Forum: Conservation 10-21-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,546
Posted By Fordguy64
You shouldn’t need chlorine with uv and filter....

You shouldn’t need chlorine with uv and filter. I’d like to keep ALL chemicals out of my water.. my plan is 3 pre filters and then uv. It’s pretty common for cistern filtration. After of course the...
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