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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-15-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,780
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Just checked the meter, the hours had run out...

Just checked the meter, the hours had run out past 9999, so I looked back at the last date of when I finished the unit. The unit continued to measure kWh.
3 years or 1100 days. And 2000 kWh comes...
Forum: Solar Power 03-25-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Both look dern impressive. I believe I'll be...

Both look dern impressive. I believe I'll be waiting on buying batteries until I see where this goes.
Forum: Solar Power 03-25-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Vanadium flow battery

This popped up on my facebook. Look highly promising thought I would share and see yalls thoughts.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-24-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,284
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I'm thinking out loud here but maybe we are...

I'm thinking out loud here but maybe we are thinking to hard on this. We are trying to detect ice, not detect the conditions for ice, or even detect the lost of air flow.
I'm thinking place a...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-12-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,780
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Here are the newest numbers. System been logging...

Here are the newest numbers. System been logging for 7198 hours, that is 2 hours shy of 300 days. In those 300 days the system has used 440 kwh of power.
So that is 1.5 kwh a day, at $.12 a kwh,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-23-16, 05:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Bob, That sounds like some really good ideas for...

Bob, That sounds like some really good ideas for sure, we have been looking at tiny house plans to get ideas like these you suggested in order to save as much square footage as possible. Thank you.
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-18-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
There is a $500 rebate I will miss out on if the...

There is a $500 rebate I will miss out on if the duct work is in the ground. Bottom of this article. https://www.2escore.com/Documents/HVAC_1114_v6.pdf
Might just be better to go the the attic...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-17-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Jeff, yeah because a stick of 8" sch40 20' pipe...

Jeff, yeah because a stick of 8" sch40 20' pipe is $130. I be on the look out for cheaper.

I really like the idea of hacking this mini split water chiller to make it geothermal. But the cooling...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-16-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
We are looking at electric oven with warming oven...

We are looking at electric oven with warming oven above it. these will be mounted into the cabinets. My idea is to place prelite/rockwool insulation in the air space sounding the oven (in the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-13-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Steven, your information is amazing, and I'm sure...

Steven, your information is amazing, and I'm sure that many other builders/ renovators are going to use it for years to come. It's hard to find info. I'm all about cheaper. And yes you are right the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-13-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Just found this...

Just found this https://enphase.com/en-us/products-and-services/storage
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-13-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Steven, your right, I guess I was looking at over...

Steven, your right, I guess I was looking at over priced sites, that is not a bad deal at all. Do they make inverters that can charge batteries just in case I want to have back up power?

Nathan,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
You got a examples? I can barely find 10k of...

You got a examples? I can barely find 10k of panels for $7,500 (with 30% tax credit). That is awesome news!!! Sounds like open loop/pump and dump system will be making its way to the 60% likely now.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Again thanks so much for your input

Again thanks so much for your input
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Yes thermal bridging at the outside edge is on...

Yes thermal bridging at the outside edge is on the list, I got about 4 sites all saying the same info, which is a good thing
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I don't think open loop would save that much...

I don't think open loop would save that much money. Those pumps still use lots of power, and they don't give me usable water, and you have to worry about freezing your loop field. Submersible Pump 4"...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Would the PVC ducts in the floor need to be...

Would the PVC ducts in the floor need to be insulated? Would the slab then need to be insulated? I like the idea just don't want to add tons of cost. Is doing a well pump going to off out the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
OK so now I'm 50/50 on Geo vs mini splits. So...

OK so now I'm 50/50 on Geo vs mini splits. So monopitch is out now. We will have attic space for ducts if needed.
What type well pump do you use for your open loop Geo systems?
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Steven those numbers are for sure nice, I'm still...

Steven those numbers are for sure nice, I'm still concerned with it being over sized, but at that price your right it is hard to beat. We are not stuck on the mono pitch yet. I think as long as we...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Right now I have a 2,400 sq ft home that is...

Right now I have a 2,400 sq ft home that is terribly built and has more problems than I can name, with a 10 seer OLD heat pump. My bills never hit over $120, is a geothermal system really going to...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
natethebrown, Yes the more I look into SIPs will...

natethebrown, Yes the more I look into SIPs will play some roll in the building, thanks for the awesome idea. I will look into the cost comparison with wood/non wood. Good pictures as well. :thumbup:
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Thanks so much for your help, I have written down...

Thanks so much for your help, I have written down your ideas and they will go into planning :thumbup:
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
natethebrown, I am looking into them now, why non...

natethebrown, I am looking into them now, why non wood? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhOYlHG_aAc
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,687
Posted By MEMPHIS91
MEMPHIS builds a house

So I never thought I would say this but we now have plans on moving, the current location/house/stress is not what we want. So we have plans on moving to another county (this one is getting way to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-07-16, 05:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,352
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I left the distributor on the A coil. But it is...

I left the distributor on the A coil. But it is NOT equal at all.
Is there anything wrong with my idea?
The TXV is internal equalized, I will look into tuning the superheat at the TXV some as well....
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