Air heater / Discussions

What does it take to get a water heater air-conditioner and heater mini-split?

...air source heat pump as well as an air to water heat pump water heater? Increased efficiency with an air source heat pump and heat pump water heater working i...

Posted by Réal Paquin May 28, 2020, 12:44 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?

...air heaters - DIY solar air heater instructional video So if I understand correctly you are using the layered screen technique to build your panel? The on...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?

...air heated slab foundation to do an analysis of its effectiveness? I'm wondering what the numbers are on using the solar air heated collector to provide supplem...

Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Can a solar thermal air system be coupled to an HRV for heating incoming fresh air?

...air system which would collect heat for the fresh air side of the HVR and on the system's interior air flow after the "heat transfer" box. I also would like t...

Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...air generated from the Solar Air Panels is not needed during the summer months to warm the cement floor slab, the heated air is diverted to an air/water heat ex...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?

...heater and water or gel radiant floor heating, or the air system that Legalett uses. I am also wondering how much rebar should be in a slab on grade floor and i...

Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...air in, so if your home is pretty airtight as you say, then I'd say yes to the direct air feed - but I will also give a couple of suggestions. To operate wood...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

How to air seal & ventilate a partial gut reno of a 1901 house?

...air sealing we have done has been applied to the inboard side of the exterior wall studs, and we are running a secondary 2x service cavity inboard of that air b...

Posted by Zach Zill Feb. 7, 2021, 4:33 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

How do know if I have a gas leak ? It's a ventless heater

...heater - do yo mean a gas powered construction heater? I'm not entirely sure what you mean with a ventless heater so just checking. A gas construction heater is...

Posted by Margherita Sewell Jan. 29, 2021, 4:59 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

What is the best heat pump hot water heater for an all electric house?

...heater? Highest quality and lowest maintenance. Any tips or recommendations for the best quality water heater? Heat Pump Water Heaters take in warm air from you...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?

...air as the fluid, and that the heater and pump/fan are embedded in the floor. Using air will give more even distribution because the pipes are larger, and bec...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?

...air of the home. The domestic hot water is a heat pump as well, we used an AO Smith air-to-water hybrid heat pump . The water heater sucks in the air from the...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 3 Responses

How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?

...airtight home really should have an air exchanger to protect indoor air quality . Don't count on air purifiers to do much about indoor air quality , they aren’t...

Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses

How do you add an Air Exchanger to a house with Hot Water Heat?

...air, so you should have some sort of ventilation system to remove airborne contaminants and humidity, while providing fresh air for occupants. I would also assu...

Posted by Bob Engelhart June 17, 2020, 10:08 a.m. Ventilation 3 Responses

Can I reclaim old triple slider windows?

...heater would help, but first I'd be looking at an air source / air to air heat pump . But tell me more if you would about those EPS shutters, that could be good...

Posted by Keanan Toews Jan. 20, 2019, 1:01 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...Air Heater Solar Thermal Water Heaters Solar Radiant Heated Floor Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Heating a Swimming Pool: Top 10 c...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...air system to heat our second floor as well as provide cooling to both floors in the summer. The forced air would also help maintain air quality in the home yea...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?

...air gap, lately I'm reading leave a tiny air gap. Looking for thoughts on these 2 options. Yes, below grade basement walls can only dry to the inside, but I wou...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses