Hi, I'm thinking about replacing electric baseboard heating units and window
air conditioners with central air/heat. no ductwork installed .during the
70's the original hot water radiators were replaced by electric baseboared
heat. It's an 1150sq ft brick rowhouse.
I think whatever I have done is going to be expensive. It's an 1150 sq ft
house w/o duct work.
Afriend lives in a similar house and she got a ductless system that seems to
The links are very very helpful. When I finished rading them I'll be an
whic is the purpose of my original post.
Hes asking what are his options. Now you can reply with your standard
answer. Tell him to buy a new thermostat and then go lick a window.
Now if you for instance had a question. Id tell you to buy a new
thermostat and go lick a battery terminal.
what part of the country do you live in
do oyou have a basement or an attic (how high)
what forms of energy do you have oil, gas, electric
how many stories is the house
are you opposed to soffiting
Bob, it's locTed about 30 mikes north of washing dc, end of group brick two
story row house, 8' ceilings, w/ basement (about one half above ground walk
out basement door), attic is a crawl space w/ entrance sealed, five double
pane windows first floor including bay window in kitchen, (windows were
upgraded around 1980), five windows upstairs, including bathroom window.
(north, south and west exposure w/ large tree in front yard -north- that
blocks lot of sun in the summer). Electric baseboard heat, gas heated
water and gas stove. Energy rates were recently deregulated and there is a
very high "energy delivery charge eg, my last gas bill was 7.64 commodity
charge 16.xx delivery charge, electric also has a high delivery charge.
What is soffiting?
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