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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-23-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By MN Renovator
Timer based blower on and off time of 75 seconds,...

Timer based blower on and off time of 75 seconds, not based on temperature. I might be able to modify it electrically which might require swapping a resistor somewhere or something. Either that or...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-23-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
Steve, I like the idea of insulated ductwork but...

Steve, I like the idea of insulated ductwork but I think flex duct is a bad way to go about it. Flex duct is one of the most restrictive ductwork options and a quick search on sites like...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-23-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
My furnace runs a blower off delay of 75 seconds...

My furnace runs a blower off delay of 75 seconds and in that 1 minute 15 seconds at the recommended blower speed, it is still putting out 125 degrees of heat through the ductwork when it powers off...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-21-13, 12:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
I can relate to jeff5may on post #5 "They...

I can relate to jeff5may on post #5

"They call the local utility company and schedule an energy audit to find out where their home is on the energy-efficiency scale. What they find is confusing as...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-19-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
What AC_hacker said. Radiant floors do...

What AC_hacker said.

Radiant floors do resolve ductwork loss problems, remove higher wattage blower fans from the equation, replacing them with what can be(although not always) super low wattage...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-18-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
I'm not sure that modulating furnaces solve the...

I'm not sure that modulating furnaces solve the problem. At lower burn rates, the heat exchanger is colder and will exchange slightly less heat, a condensing furnace will still be over 90% efficient...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-17-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,352
Posted By MN Renovator
The losses seem to be mostly from the time it...

The losses seem to be mostly from the time it takes for the heat exchanger to warm up and the losses from heat lost into the ductwork in places that its located where you don't want the heat to go.
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