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  • If we are going to (finally) tackle the age-old nomenclature issues as an industry, should we go so far as to eliminate the word "loop" also?  Is a concentric heat exchanger a "loop?"  Maybe functionally.  Why not use "heat exchanger" and not have to ...

  • Unfortunately, C448 left in place the term "loop well" while citing is as a duplicate: (bold added) Loop well - the drilling of the vertical borehole, placement of the loop piping to the bottom of the vertical borehole with the grout tremie, and grouting ...

  • To whom it may concern We have run into the same situation that referring to ground loop heat exchanger boreholes as wells has cost a lot of money. At Ball State University in 2009, we drilled the first phase of their closed loop geothermal program ...

  • Lloyd says: "What I have done to reduce cost is to reduce loads.  I make more money per job and my customers are happy with the result. I require the basement and attic be air sealed and better insulated.  Air sealing is the biggest factor to load ...

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    What do we call it?

    As a point of information, I want to share with you the definitions under the 2016 ANSI/CSA C448.0-16 (Bi-national Standard) Design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for commercial and residential buildings. The technical committee ...

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