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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-05-22, 12:26 PM
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Posted By pinballlooking
You can use SDR-9 and use sharkbite style...

You can use SDR-9 and use sharkbite style fittings.

https://www.geothermalheaters.com/about/terrasourace-geothermal-about.html
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-26-21, 11:44 AM
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Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I paid extra for the bidirectional thermostat....

I paid extra for the bidirectional thermostat. That has all the loop temps the before heat exchanger after heat exchanger.
It has the before after to the holding hot water tank.
Without this info...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-26-21, 08:58 AM
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Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Three years and still working well. I just...

Three years and still working well. I just changed the filters and topped off the loop pressure for the winter season.

We are happy with the system I is working better now that the loops dirt...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-12-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Loop pressure has held @35 psi for almost a week...

Loop pressure has held @35 psi for almost a week now. This is good news.
It is back to just working again.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-08-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 98
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Posted By pinballlooking
All the fittings are in my crawl space. It just...

All the fittings are in my crawl space. It just looks bad as it was wrapped in insulation and leaking.
I think they were knock offs. I am glad they are gone.

I have no connections at all under...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-07-21, 10:30 PM
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Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I have a pressurized Geo system it has recently...

I have a pressurized Geo system it has recently loosing pressure.
The fittings that came with the kit were shark bite style fittings for the 1” Pex. There was six of these fittings. They all were...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
The Geothermal is doing well. Google earth got a...

The Geothermal is doing well. Google earth got a good shot before the grass filled in.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9132&stc=1&d=1609949540
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-16-20, 08:55 PM
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Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
My Geothermal report said ...

My Geothermal report said
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/showpost.php?p=60140&postcount=15
Heating $431
Cooling $55
Total $486 Actual was $702 so it was off by $216

This chart is just Geo...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-22-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
My summer loop temp is up to EWT 88 degrees. It...

My summer loop temp is up to EWT 88 degrees. It starts out 84-85 degrees then goes to up to 88 degrees. Yes, we have had a hot summer but I was not expecting the loop temps that high.
I truly have...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-20-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Ok you all want numbers This is a monthly...

Ok you all want numbers

This is a monthly energy usage.
Keep in mind we are not conserving especially in heating mode.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
We finally got some rain. The new grass approves....

We finally got some rain. The new grass approves.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8639&stc=1&d=1560523319
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-12-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
My Natural gas bill was $22.20 6/12/2017 we only...

My Natural gas bill was $22.20 6/12/2017 we only use it for hot water. 10 CF Usage.

Now that Geothermal heats some of my hot water my NG bill is $16.12 5 CF
It cut my Natural Gas usage in . I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-29-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I am able to water a small part of this. We have...

I am able to water a small part of this. We have been having a heat wave not great for growing grass.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8633&stc=1&d=1559140832
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-21-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I like this before and after picture. It really...

I like this before and after picture. It really does look better.
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8631&stc=1&d=1558528842

New grass is starting to grow but it needs...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-19-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I thought the house was getting hot it is 89...

I thought the house was getting hot it is 89 outside. The thermostat was red with a error code saying condensate full.
That is when I thought I put soil around the foundation and over top the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-13-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8614&stc=1&d=1557757820

This is the last stage of the Geo install. I used my DIY rock rake to clean up the rocks in the top soil.
Then...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 04-24-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
We are now using AC and stage one uses 1.475 Kw...

We are now using AC and stage one uses 1.475 Kw not to bad. We have not had hot enough day yet to get to stage two yet. It is 85 degrees out today.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 04-12-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Next stage try to get grass growing over the...

Next stage try to get grass growing over the trenches.
I moved and spread out 30 tons of top soil yesterday.
Next up will be taking my land plane smoothing out the dirt and planting some grass...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-28-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I had two piles of dirt that needed moved to my...

I had two piles of dirt that needed moved to my back pasture. I will be making a shooting range with this dirt.
I rented a dump trailer from Home Depot $115 for a day. I moved 23 loads or 69 cubic...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-19-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Geo is for both heating and cooling. If the Geo...

Geo is for both heating and cooling. If the Geo system energy has a issue I will have the mini splits as a backup. We are not using them this winter I flipped off the breakers so no one would be...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-17-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I don’t really have good numbers my TED (The...

I don’t really have good numbers my TED (The energy detective) has not been acting correctly.
I have two other gateways for it but they were at my lake place. I just picked them up from there.
I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-16-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
Some more free energy design software Energy...

Some more free energy design software
Energy Design Tools (http://www.energy-design-tools.aud.ucla.edu/)
I have not used this software yet be read a DIY project that used it a said it was good.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-14-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
It has been colder here and Saturday was the...

It has been colder here and Saturday was the first time I showered and the hot water tank never came on.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8478&stc=1&d=1547476980

We...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-08-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
I checked the water temp into my hot water heater...

I checked the water temp into my hot water heater it was 105 before shower then 102 after my shower.
My understanding is that it makes the hot water at COP mine is about 4.7-50

I bought a...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-07-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 47,409
Posted By pinballlooking
It was not very scientific I looked what the...

It was not very scientific I looked what the experts on the geoexchange.org/forum/ recommended. 50 gallons seemed to be to most recommended model. For a system my size 3 ton.

I wanted a tank that...
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