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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-16-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By DonT
Sorry I should have been more clear the pressure...

Sorry I should have been more clear the pressure were 58 psi on suction and 160 psi on liquid
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-16-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By DonT
Hooked up and running. Question is how much R290...

Hooked up and running. Question is how much R290 to put in?? I think I saw some thing about put in around 60%. I put in 2lbs 5oz, but lost some disconnecting the line( it's dam cold stuff). I check...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-01-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By DonT
I bought a new lines set so do I need to flush...

I bought a new lines set so do I need to flush the compressor and condenser only?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-20-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By DonT
Thanks Jeff. I'm sure I'll have a few(like a...

Thanks Jeff. I'm sure I'll have a few(like a million) more question as this is my 1st try at this sort of thing.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-16-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By DonT
How to revive a Lennox HS-18 AC

I got a Lennox HS-18-261-9P AC for free from a guy after his house fire, it was working at the time. That was 3 years ago. When I got it somebody had cut the lines. It has sat that way since. I know...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-26-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
been looking into a 3 way as well.

been looking into a 3 way as well.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-02-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
so how does the outdoor reset work?

so how does the outdoor reset work?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-26-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
I did read some of the literature. I will get a...

I did read some of the literature. I will get a 4way valve and see if I can use a stepper motor to set the temp
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-26-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
thanks Jeff. I looked at the valves and found a 4...

thanks Jeff. I looked at the valves and found a 4 way that might work, but they want way to much for the motor and control, about $800.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-23-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
Jeff, you are correct, that's why I'm starting...

Jeff, you are correct, that's why I'm starting with adding a mixing valve to my current system. that way I can track what the max and min water temp needed for my home. I plan to install 4 temp...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-23-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
that's what I do now but when the temp drop's...

that's what I do now but when the temp drop's from 25 during the day to 5 at night the water temp I have set does not keep up. that's way I'm looking at a mixing valve
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-22-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
the system is: 10gal hot water heater set at 175...

the system is: 10gal hot water heater set at 175 to an expansion tank to a temp/psi gage to the 4 zone manifold supply to the underfloor hanging 3 inches down back to the 4 zone manifold to the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-21-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
what changes the set point when the outside temp...

what changes the set point when the outside temp drops?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-21-17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By DonT
looking for mixing valve

I currently have an underfloor heating system with a 10 gal hot water heater that Im hope to convert to a GSHP system next summer. My current system is missing a mixing valve. At the timer the HVAC...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-01-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By DonT
R22 to R290

how do I convert a R22 1-1/2 ton AC compressor from R22 to R290?
is R290 the same as the LP I have in my 500gal LP tank for the furnace?
isn't there a oil or something you have to add to make it...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-30-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
AC_Hacker I'm trying to collect stuff right...

AC_Hacker

I'm trying to collect stuff right now. I have the compressor and 500 gals of LP. looking for components on the internet. thanks for asking
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-30-16, 10:54 AM
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Posted By DonT
Mobile Master Tech I have a LP tank for the...

Mobile Master Tech

I have a LP tank for the furnace in the shop that's the same stuff as R290?
what oil do I need?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-07-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
what is in a compressor that make it so I can't...

what is in a compressor that make it so I can't change the Freon. Example R22 to R410. My R22 compressor is new, never ran. Is there a seal or something in the compressor that the different Freon...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-07-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
I should have said this earlier. I just built my ...

I should have said this earlier. I just built my 3 years ago. at the time I insulated it very well. The ceil is 2 inch of closed cell spray foam with R13 fiberglass covered with 3/4in knotty pine...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-07-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
they about 24' apart. that's farther apart then...

they about 24' apart. that's farther apart then they should be, but with the high water temp it's about 85f to 90f and I have the flow almost shutoff. I have a single zone system
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-05-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,942
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Posted By DonT
So, just to be clear. What you are saying is it...

So, just to be clear. What you are saying is it will NOT work. The 11350btu R22 compressor will not heat a tank of water to more then about 130F.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-23-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
I took the kw's I used for Jan, 2400 kw's and...

I took the kw's I used for Jan, 2400 kw's and converted it to btu's per hr.
2400 * 3412.142 = 8489140.80 / by days / by hours = 11006.91 btu/hr for the month
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-23-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
thank you I did a heat loss calculator online....

thank you
I did a heat loss calculator online. At a design outdoor temp of -20 and 0. I tried to be conservative with the R-values and it has design loss of 17483 and 13598

it would be nice to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-23-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
as I said I live on the Iowa-Minn state line near...

as I said I live on the Iowa-Minn state line near Northwood,Ia
the local utility company as a load program where they can shut you at high peak loads, in return kw's cost $ .064 instead of $ .105....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-23-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,576,093
Posted By DonT
I have 2in high density GREEN (lol) on the floor...

I have 2in high density GREEN (lol) on the floor and I went up the sidewall and around the post. the slab is about 4in thick so I went up about 6in
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