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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-02-14, 06:20 PM
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Posted By AC_Hacker
Yeah, it's been the quest for the holy grail for...

Yeah, it's been the quest for the holy grail for me. I used some Dow Corning XPS in the wall of my kitchen called Formular 150... sounds like it would be 150 psi, but no, its 15 psi. Then I found...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-27-13, 10:34 AM
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Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
opiesche, I'm not too far from doing a...

opiesche,

I'm not too far from doing a radiant floor of my own, so I'd like to ask a few questions...

Did you measure and record what the feed temperatures were to your radiant floor before and...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-25-12, 10:36 AM
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Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
I'm using 4-strand bell wire that I had laying...

I'm using 4-strand bell wire that I had laying around just because I had it. I'm using a three-wire system because for me it's much easier to use an extra wire strand than to take all the precautions...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-24-12, 11:10 AM
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Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
I have a similar project underway, for which I...

I have a similar project underway, for which I was planning to use an Arduino datalogger I got HERE (http://www.tnhsmith.net/travproj/ArduinoLogger/index.htm).

On the plus side, it can store...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-24-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
Vlad, Thanks for posting your approach to...

Vlad,

Thanks for posting your approach to heat sizing, your method is really appropriate and can only come from much experience... this is a very valuable insight.

But, at the same time, I...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-23-12, 10:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
Sounds like you also have a respectable project...

Sounds like you also have a respectable project to share... and don't forget the photos and the Python code!

Best,

-AC
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-31-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
opiesche, I really like your approach here....

opiesche,

I really like your approach here. I have wanted to do something like this in my house.

Keep up the good work and keep us posted.

Best,

-AC
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-13-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
There are several approaches to the temperature...

There are several approaches to the temperature control issue. In Europe where hydronic floors are usually high mass, the most used approach is to have the pumps circulating continuously, and the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-13-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
Not too bad... but as we in this forum have found...

Not too bad... but as we in this forum have found out, the R-ratings for various insulations are determined in lab conditions with NO INFILTRATION. This means that if you have a wall with holes for...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-10-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
I'm reading through your blog about your hydronic...

I'm reading through your blog about your hydronic install...

How would you describe the length & severity of your heating season? Average information is important, but also the extremes that you...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-06-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,276
Posted By AC_Hacker
Olaf, Thanks for joining in the DIY party! ...

Olaf,

Thanks for joining in the DIY party!

I'm about to do a small radiant project myself, starting real soon, so any info you offer will be extremely useful to me.

I'm about to start...
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