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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-15-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By Bobinater33
Add vacuum pumps to the list of r290 hazards

Just had a vacuum pump blow up in front of me. Iím guessing it was from r290 bubbles in the oil. Not sure how bad it is because I refuse to look down but thereís a lot of blood and the wife wonít...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-15-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By Sparky!
Here is an update from Iowa. The following is my...

Here is an update from Iowa. The following is my usage for January 2022. My natural gas bill was $260 and the first screen shot is for my electrical usage for the heat pump for January. Thank...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-03-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,643
Posted By Robl
I've just about finished my ground-source...

I've just about finished my ground-source heatpump project, it's installed and been running well for the last 3 weeks here - it provides all the heating for our house now, and the gas boiler has been...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-21-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By Sparky!
4-5 ton Mr. Cool universal with a short life

I wanted to share an experience that I had with my heat pump. It was installed about a month before its life came to an end.
When I came home I noticed that it was cold in the house but the heat...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-10-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,643
Posted By Robl
I finished the heatpump build, pressure tested...

I finished the heatpump build, pressure tested with CO2, vacuumed it & filled it with propane, then turned on the heatpump for the first time yesterday!
I charged it with the pump on, aiming for...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-26-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,207
Posted By jeff5may
It depends on the system. Lots of ifs and...

It depends on the system. Lots of ifs and measurements to verify, like in the picture. The main idea is that there's little to no subcooling in the condenser side of the system when a liquid receiver...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-20-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,207
Posted By MN Renovator
For a vehicle application with a combustion...

For a vehicle application with a combustion engine, usually the compressor speed isn't controlled by the anything other than whatever the engine speed is and pressure switches turn things on and off...
Forum: Tools 10-18-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,623
Posted By Xringer
I subscribed to a YouTube Channel

Since I've not been doing much lately, you might have figured that I had been COVID19ed..
Nope, still kicking and interested in all things 'Mini-Split'..
Saw this video about flares and wanted to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-04-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,657
Posted By Mikesolar
For my test rig, I sized a flat plate heat...

For my test rig, I sized a flat plate heat exchanger to the output of the HP and I have a pump with a flow meter so I can get proper readings. I am using the indoor coils electronics but changing the...
Forum: Tools 04-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,355
Posted By pinballlooking
I like my mods to the sand blast cabinet but the...

I like my mods to the sand blast cabinet but the siphon feed is to slow for what I need.
I bought a HF Pressurized Abrasive Blaster. They have two models buy the 60696 it holds 2 more liter more...
Forum: Tools 03-23-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,355
Posted By pinballlooking
Harbor Freight sandblast cabinet heavily modify.

I needed a sandblast cabinet but did not want to spend a bunch of money. I still needed it to work well.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8878&stc=1&d=1584984009
I did...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-05-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,276
Posted By menaus2
Just an update on the system. It's been operating...

Just an update on the system. It's been operating for 9 years or so without a hitch although there have been some changes made to it years ago. First, I closed off the space between the collector and...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-03-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,086
Posted By jeff5may
Building your own out of what have you is not...

Building your own out of what have you is not impossible. AC Hacker, Randen, and Aquario all have discussion threads detailing their custom builds. The general principles used in the smaller units...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-02-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 45,678
Posted By jeff5may
I edited my last post to reflect the order your...

I edited my last post to reflect the order your pics were posted. It further illustrates the skill level you are using in dialing in your parameters. So the middle is now the last, so to speak.

I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-28-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 45,678
Posted By jeff5may
I'm going to relate this situation to cars. ...

I'm going to relate this situation to cars.

How you set up your machine depends on how you want to use it. If you are trying to make a top fuel dragster that will do a super fast quarter mile, it...
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