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Make sure you have enough chimney

A rule of thumb for determining how much chimney you need for proper woodstove performance is…

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Residential Domestic / Hydronic Water Installation

Uponor Controls and Poly pipe cladding on boiler copper lines

Residential Domestic / Hydronic Water Installation

Frequently Asked QUESTIONS

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Can I use an existing well for my Geo loop?

The use of an existing well is a possibility but generally not conducive to a proper closed loop installation. The depth of the well and size of casing will be a consideration. Vertical loops are generally drilled by way of a 3' casing to a depth determined by the loop requirement. The well is then filled with a slurry to optimize heat transfer. The number of wells required is calculated as per the heating / cooling load of the home

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What’s better, copper or plastic water line?

The standard in water line is copper, always has been, but it is expensive and generally used in commercial applications and premium installations. Plastic water line is far more common and with the advances in pipe composition, almost as durable. We provide two Crosslinked Polyethylene options, IPEX and Uponor.  IPEX uses a copper crimp system and Uponor uses an industry leading pipe expansion system. Check out our products plumbing section for more information.