30 Jul '16, 9pm

Off-Grid in Canada: What We Did for Heat

Some responses by Craig Anderson It may not exactly come out in the blog piece, but the biggest problem is that we did not have an off-grid specialist involved in the process of designing all of the mechanical systems. I was spending all sorts of time on other aspects of the design and build, and everyone involved underestimated the importance of choosing the right heating system, incorrectly assuming that this system would work out fine. So the system was largely designed by the installers, and they chose to use the components that they were used to. I know from speaking with one of their installers at a later date that they didn't even consider ECM pumps, and the price that they quoted me for swapping them in was outrageous. The problems with the heating system were certainly the toughest, and most expensive, of the lessons that I had to learn the hard way with this plac...

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