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  1. HVAC
    I keep our bedroom warmer than the rest of the house with an electric radiator. I see that variable speed blowers are now very common. From what the technician told me the furnace blower fan never stops. I worry that a variable speed blower would constantly blow the warm air out of the bedroom...
  2. HVAC
    I have just about completed my planning for three zones and I calculated each zones CFM and determined the CFM required for the bypass damper. However, I can't decide if I should go with a bigger CFM damper or smaller. Going with a smaller diameter damper would make the installation easier. What...
  3. HVAC
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this website, but I do almost everything "DIY" so I was hoping to get anyone's opinion on the follow scenario... I've switched my 1100sq' ranch over from a FHA furnace to all hydronic using a Buderus G115 (also oil fired). I have 4 main zones: 1-main living area...
  4. HVAC
    hello i am trying to rearrange my heat zones. we moved in to the house last winter and the previous owners zoned the house for heat but not AC. this summer we added AC and zones the house in two zones. Zone 1 -master bedroom, guest room Zone 2 - baby room 1, baby room 2 unfortunately the heat...
  5. HVAC
    We moved into a large home a few months back and right off the bat had some problems with the zone dampers for the the main floor. The dampers are the rectangular blade type and almost all of them are malfunctioning due to worn out/stripped gears. I am about to have the dampers replaced and am...
  6. HVAC
    Hello all! I have a few questions about an issue that I am having with my HVAC system in my condo. 1. My zone damper has been making this terrible whining noise for quite some time now. Recently it stopped making the noise and just makes a hum like a motor is seized inside or something. Does...
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