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Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...geothermal heating (closed loop, 6 wells 200 ft deep), triple E argon windows, R50 attic insulation, etc. However, the coax coil in the geothermal system has ...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

Can tubing for a ground source heat pump be put under an iso-slab slab on grade foundation to extract winter heat Hi Jennifer We generally recommend people c...

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Details regarding the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house

I saw the article on the CaGBC site regarding the Edelweiss house where it indicated "a hydronic radiant floor and an air source heat pump". Can you post more ...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Starting from scratch in a Victorian row house: how should I heat/cool my home?

...geothermal system with some kind of hydronic system (underfloor/baseboards/radiators)? -epa certified wood fireplace insert (or pellet)/or woodstove (I intend...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

HRV/ERV systems and ground loops (earth tubes)

I have been researching HRV/ERV systems for when we build our house in the next few years. That stated, I have never seen a system in person and do not know ex...

Posted by Lee Watt July 10, 2018, 12:43 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses
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