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Residential Vault by Uponor

We asked Uponor to put together a residential vault and they responded. We’ll be installing this 6-on setup on a client’s property this spring.

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10 Circuit Header

10 Ton Header

This is not really about a 10-ton header, this is about the issues one needs to think about in header design. This is a picture of a 10-ton header we built.   Now the header is for a residential property, with a bunch of (expensive) ball valves fused in line. Commercially, an engineer would likely […]

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Mechanical Room Panorama

Mechanical Room Panorama

A recently completed mechanical room with two Waterfurnace water-water heat pumps, Tekmar controls, Wilo loop pump, and the usual mechanics.  This is on 16-18′ of wall space. Apologies for the photo quality as this is a panorama (distortion) taken on a cell phone (lower quality).  

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A pump, a coupling, and a 3-way valve.

Tearing Apart a Pressurized FlowCentre

Pressurized flowcentres are a common method of pumping a ground loop to a heat pump. On a recent job, I came across a flowcentre that leaked.  It leaked internally and this is not a simple fix.  In this case, we replaced the flowcentre and had the opportunity to take the old one and tear it […]

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