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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 04-30-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By Phantom
Hydronic in outside walkway.

I have been working on building a front porch using allen block and dense pack gravel to be capped with pavers. The porch in about 25ft wide by 11ft and will have a walkway on one side that leads to...
Forum: Conservation 06-13-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,058
Posted By Phantom
When you work on the filter see if you can add a...

When you work on the filter see if you can add a section on the return where you could add a heat exchange.
Forum: Conservation 06-13-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,192
Posted By Phantom
Start with sealing all openings in the house to...

Start with sealing all openings in the house to the outside, this would things like outlets, lights, pipes, and windows. You can get foam outlet covers that go under the plate and caulk where needed....
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-09-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,799
Posted By Phantom
The ducts are located in the unconditioned...

The ducts are located in the unconditioned basement and are sleeved with about 4in of fiberglass insulation. With ductless I would need a minimum of 5 heads to condition the space with the layout.
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-02-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,799
Posted By Phantom
I'm not to worried about the appliances between...

I'm not to worried about the appliances between the few ReStores and BargenHunt I will only pay a max of $300 per item. I have a truck but it sits high so it could be a little hard to load depending...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-29-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,799
Posted By Phantom
No natural gas. No sewer. City water was...

No natural gas. No sewer.

City water was added to the road about 17yrs ago.






I forgot about GSHPs I will have to get a quote for that. I think that the install drilling might make it a...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-28-17, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,799
Posted By Phantom
Purchased house they took everything (HVAC)

So long story short I just signed the papers for a manufactured home (double wide) on a piece of property attached to mt tree farm. The house was foreclosed on and the last owner told me some one...
Forum: Conservation 08-13-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,899
Posted By Phantom
To solutions that I can think of to try for...

To solutions that I can think of to try for attaching the shade cloth are:

1. Use 4-6 strong magnets on both sides of the glass. Alternatively you could epoxy a few metal tabs to the window frame...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-12-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By Phantom
I would say get new braided lines if new one does...

I would say get new braided lines if new one does not have them. Also check the size of the fittings. I replaced my sink faucet a while ago and it was a PIA because the line from the wall is a odd...
Forum: Solar Heating 11-12-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,801
Posted By Phantom
Great job I need to take the vent cover off the...

Great job I need to take the vent cover off the kitchen vent and see if I can do something similar. The vent does have a flap to help but when the wind blows I can hear the flap bouncing around...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-06-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,997
Posted By Phantom
To help save battery life I have been using...

To help save battery life I have been using Scripts | 10/03/2013 | Team Kernelizers | Operation Killjoy™ | RC7 | Insanity - xda-developers (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2411161)...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-06-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,214
Posted By Phantom
I was going to suggest the same solution as Doax...

I was going to suggest the same solution as Doax but I did not read the hole topic he posted.

The way I would do it is use flex pipe for the bends to connect to the outlet and to the drier between...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 11-06-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 31,152
Posted By Phantom
If you place a few holes near the top of the wall...

If you place a few holes near the top of the wall you will give some room for moisture to leave but still hold most of the heat in. I think that blocking the wind would do a lot to help keep the temp...
Forum: Product Reviews 11-06-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,379
Posted By Phantom
Drill VS Impact wrench

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Forum: Conservation 10-08-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,467
Posted By Phantom
I use gas for cooking and wood/wood charcoal for...

I use gas for cooking and wood/wood charcoal for smoking. I would never use charcoal brickets or lighter fluid for cooking.
Forum: Conservation 10-08-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,166
Posted By Phantom
I would highly suggest to move the fan out side...

I would highly suggest to move the fan out side of the shower for several reasons.
1. The extra moisture can rust the parts and cause the shaft to rust in place later causing the motor to over heat...
Forum: Other Improvements 05-29-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,089
Posted By Phantom
It probably will not make much of a difference...

It probably will not make much of a difference since it is plastic but use some coarse sandpaper on the barrels to increase the surface area to help conduct the heat.

Using a radiator would work...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 02-03-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,621
Posted By Phantom
Check out Home (http://www.ravenbrick.com/) they...

Check out Home (http://www.ravenbrick.com/) they are finally releasing there product this year. It is a layer you can add to glass that will tint the window based on the temp differance inside and...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-12-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,983
Posted By Phantom
Is it a legal reason that you cannot use the...

Is it a legal reason that you cannot use the water for vegetables?

The first thing that I would use rain water for is watering my garden vegetables and I could not see any reason that you should...
Forum: Conservation 12-18-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,096
Posted By Phantom
Possible foam strips, take a few pictures and we...

Possible foam strips, take a few pictures and we will see what we can come up with.
Forum: Conservation 12-13-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,096
Posted By Phantom
I would try to block off the gaps around the door...

I would try to block off the gaps around the door before adding insulation.
Forum: Solar Heating 11-02-11, 01:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 107,422
Posted By Phantom
Are you still doing data logging on the fans? If...

Are you still doing data logging on the fans? If you notice that the fans are coming on earlier in the day when the temps are higher but shuts off several times, or if later in the day when the heat...
Forum: Conservation 11-02-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 89,819
Posted By Phantom
Do you have a conversion factor for Natural gas...

Do you have a conversion factor for Natural gas to kwh? I have used 8ccf of gas each month except for last month and that was 14ccf I believe it was due to the hotwater heater having a hole in it...
Forum: Conservation 10-27-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 89,819
Posted By Phantom
There are only two of us living in the house the...

There are only two of us living in the house the first floor is 721sq ft the basement is the same size and half finished the second floor is 411sq ft so total space inside is about 1853sq ft.
...
Forum: Conservation 10-25-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 89,819
Posted By Phantom
I just received my bill and my usage is down to...

I just received my bill and my usage is down to 8.2kw a day thats about half what it was.
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