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Forum: Lawn and Garden 02-11-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 77,594
Posted By Vlad
We are in Windsor itself, not in downtown area...

We are in Windsor itself, not in downtown area (who would in his mind live there :) ). We have 2 small kids and another one in couple of weeks, so we need schools, playgrounds, etc. Later we will...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 05-12-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 77,594
Posted By Vlad
Here is My loader propane system

Sorry for delay... life....

Here are some pictures of my loader conversion. I will add links to amazon drive they are full resolution pics.

All components and critical points are numbered the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-19-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
AC here is my reply for you and others....: ...

AC here is my reply for you and others....:

Sorry about ignorance... Got super busy and have no time for my project. I used city water (I know bad bad boy.....) for cooling my HP in summer time....
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-23-12, 02:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 67,194
Posted By Vlad
Using tankless HWT for low temperature...

Using tankless HWT for low temperature application is going to be a real pain. It will short cycle on and off. With tank you just take as much water as you need and return water goes back to tank....
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-14-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 67,194
Posted By Vlad
opiesche, Be careful when you select your...

opiesche,

Be careful when you select your HWT. All HWT have their minimum temperature unless it is a condensing one. If you just get regular DHWT and try to run it @ 80F you will end up with...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-31-12, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
Very Cool PT chart

I was looking for my old electronic PT chart but couldn't find it.
Tried many online PT charts but they mostly for regular refrigerants.
I was looking for R290 (propane).

Finally I was...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-05-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 77,594
Posted By Vlad
Here are some zero governors I used and I really...

Here are some zero governors I used and I really love them

1. Garretson KN (also Impco KN). Very good one very sensitive to throttle. The only thing I don't like about it is it is second stage...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-20-12, 02:59 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 211,592
Posted By Vlad
Drilling is DONE Summary

I have finished drilling part of the project about a week ago. Now looking back I can say it was fun.
I learned a lot of new things. I do agree with AC that people just limit themselves without...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-01-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 536,378
Posted By Vlad
Performance

Now when winter is over I can say that floors performed perfect. My original heat loss calculation required 50k BTU for heating. This winter I used my HWT as heat source. My HWT is 34000BTU input...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-01-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 536,378
Posted By Vlad
Radiant floors

Here is my radiant floor project:

I decided to put radiant floor heat when my house was already framed. I realized that I needed to do many changes like stair case rise etc. I started reading...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-01-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 211,592
Posted By Vlad
Why are you so determined do get to 210' depth?...

Why are you so determined do get to 210' depth? Is it just because your u-bend pipe is 210' long?

I will give you example you probably didn't think about. I put grout hose down 55-60' together...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 04-30-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 211,592
Posted By Vlad
Some changes and progress... I have made...

Some changes and progress...

I have made many changes to drilling rig and a whole set up while waiting for a good weather. They are:

1. I switched to gas engines for main hydraulic unit and for...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-14-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
I found the answer to pumping stubborn grout: ...

I found the answer to pumping stubborn grout:

Concrete countertops: How cement particles are like socks. - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C52wz6MKFCQ&feature=fvwrel)

Concrete...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-02-12, 02:22 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 211,592
Posted By Vlad
More specs

I started with low speed high torque hydraulic motor. I used Sauer Danfoss DH 315.http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/7550/20120226210142.th.jpg...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-01-12, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
I have just checked boiling point for Isobutane...

I have just checked boiling point for Isobutane it is -11.7 Celsius. You can easily find -15-18 in your chest freezer (you will need to move some kenguru out of there :) ). Also at this temperature...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-27-12, 02:53 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 211,592
Posted By Vlad
Some pics of home made drilling machine

Here are some pics of machine I built and used. I will post description bellow.

The whole unit where I was drilling:
http://img560.imageshack.us/img560/9223/dsc1569b.th.jpg...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-26-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
Good and easy info about TXV

I found this easy explanation about TXV function.

HVAC/R Everything You Need To Know About TX Valves (http://www.hvacfun.com/a-everything-you-need-to-know-about-txv.htm)

When it comes to TXVs...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-23-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
Drilling

I am not sure were to post about drilling. If somebody who knows this forum could give me some directions. I have good info and willing to share. Drilling is a whole another topic. If it does not...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-22-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
R-22 and R-22a are different refrigerants

Geo NR Gee,
R-22 and R-22a have close pressure-temperature characteristics. Their PT charts look very close. But they have many other properties which are different. If you look at refrigeration...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-10-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
randen, As you mentioned, your system is cap.tub....

randen, As you mentioned, your system is cap.tub.
Cap. tub. systems are critically charged systems. The amount of charge is not easy to determine. You can not only use COP factors, because you have...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-10-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
I don't want to spam home made heat pump...

I don't want to spam home made heat pump discussion with drilling and floors. It took me few hours to read through. If somebody could direct me where to post this things I will do so. I do have...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-27-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 4,865,605
Posted By Vlad
HVAC catalog for info

AC_Hacker here is the link to one of Canadian refrigeration suppliers Refrigerative Supply (http://rsl.ca/)
You can download their catalog. The catalog has a lot of information. We used it to...
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