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  1. Dana, I have been looking at the Panel Radiators...

    Dana,
    I have been looking at the Panel Radiators previously mentioned. So far, I have only looked at Pexsupply, which carries Buderus. Looking at the specks of them, they state the BTUH different...
  2. Dana Is that an advantage of the Polaris having...

    Dana
    Is that an advantage of the Polaris having a modulating burner in my system? Both are Stainless, but a different kind of stainless,is one better with the temperature and water contact? I like...
  3. I did not realize yet that the Polaris was a...

    I did not realize yet that the Polaris was a modulating unit. That makes it even better. However that is the fact that the house only cost $160 per year to heat and $192 for all the rest of the gas...
  4. Dana, How do I Ping BadgeBoilerMN? Do you know...

    Dana,
    How do I Ping BadgeBoilerMN?
    Do you know anything about the Phoenix Water heater?
  5. Dana I here you on the Legionnaires stuff! I...

    Dana
    I here you on the Legionnaires stuff! I believed that this pictured system was not considering that, and the main reason I sent it to you. Although, they are circulationg all DHW through the...
  6. Dana, In understanding how the house currently...

    Dana,
    In understanding how the house currently heats, I know that the Zone 3 (2nd floor) is seldom on, but we are coming up with a need for additional radiation in that area I have gone back to look...
  7. Dana, Some initial thoughts on your comments; I...

    Dana,
    Some initial thoughts on your comments;
    I believe that the low heat loss is due to the fact that it is partially an envelope with a second wall on the south side. The entire outer wall is...
  8. Dana I have calculated the shop heat loss using...

    Dana
    I have calculated the shop heat loss using this method. I used the common wall with the house as a heat gain the same as the loss from the house. I did not calculate any loss for the concrete...
  9. Dana Well, I am certainly glad to see that...

    Dana

    Well, I am certainly glad to see that someone has figured that out since I began building.
    I have a couple questions on my heat loss calculations. In the basement area, I have not added in...
  10. When I built my first house in 1971, in 44720...

    When I built my first house in 1971, in 44720 Ohio, my mentor told me I was stuffing money down a rat hole by making the ceiling R19 instead of R13. He told me I would never recover the cost in the...
  11. Here are my calculations for the second floor...

    Here are my calculations for the second floor bedroom/ bathroom areas. I have included the closets and bath in each area, as well as the 10' hall. The 2nd area is two adjacent bedrooms and bath. This...
  12. Dana I understand the fact that the wall is not...

    Dana
    I understand the fact that the wall is not really 10% stud when just simply plates, headers, jack studs, and electrical boxes are added into the wall. Something that may make these walls a...
  13. I have calculated the total wall R values for all...

    I have calculated the total wall R values for all of the combinations in the house. I used the charts from www Colorado energy.org which was much easier to use from this site: ...
  14. Dana Thank you on the glazing numbers and...

    Dana
    Thank you on the glazing numbers and information. These are clear glass, no E coating, it sounds like I will be able to use U-0.38 for most of the windows, which are all the same construction...
  15. Dana, Thank you very much for that information....

    Dana,
    Thank you very much for that information. I will put those numbers together.

    I know the wall and upper ceiling R factor information. I am not sure on the glass, it is thermopane dubble...
  16. May need to replace boiler What with?

    I am new at this an am looking for some help and advise.

    I have a Colorado 80526 2 story plus basement home which I built in 1985, all original. It is heavily insulated including triple glazing....
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