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Old 01-23-2016, 10:00 AM   #41
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Amazing, I've never heard of a house with in floor heating built in the 40's.
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:06 AM   #42
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There is a town in New Jersey called Levittown which was built to handle the returning vets of WWII. They were built on slab, had radiant heat in the cement, 4 rooms on 1st floor and unfinished attic for additional 2 bedrooms. I think they sold around $1500. Several thousand homes were built. What happened is after 20 years the cement created holes in the copper pipes and all the heat systems had to be replaced with hot air. This house used gravel as the medium to transfer the heat. The basement is the warmest in the house as it has heat in the floor and the ceiling (which is the first floor heat).
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:10 AM   #43
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Beautiful house Jim!
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:12 AM   #44
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Thanks, bet you are counting the days, hopefully ETI will have your new 5.0 completed earlier that September.
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:15 AM   #45
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The snow is almost up to BlackJack's spare...and my a/c is getting smaller...
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Old 01-23-2016, 10:18 AM   #46
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Are the pipes copper in your system?
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No, cast iron and they are welded. The bad part is it is only one loop, the whole house is on one continuous loop. The pipes are like 2" cast iron under floors. They can be seen in the basement ceiling where it was cut to install the a/c ductwork. The man who installed my furnace said he remembers installing the a/c years ago and all the loose gravel would escape when they were putting holes for attachment points.
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Old 01-23-2016, 11:24 AM   #48
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Such a beautiful home and garden . Just love those stone houses ......( way nicer than "Bruno's ) ....
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Built in the 1940's with stone from local farm fields and slate from the Susquehanna Valley..it has in floor radiant heat, the reason we bought it.
Absolutely beautiful home Jim ! Pat
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Approaching 3 feet, records are being broken, the snow is up to BlackJack's tail lights and my a/c hump is just about gone
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