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My sunroom is now year round thanks to HVAC upgrade

My only regret about retiring is that I couldn’t do it sooner.

I thought I would be really a mess leaving my adult children and grandchildren when I moved south.

And for sure, that has been the most difficult part of the process. But I am loving this experience and most of it has to do with the weather. Obviously, I no longer have the HVAC concerns that go with a winter up north. All that cold, snow and ice really does require a fair amount of heating. And I was still maintaining a fairly big house even though my wife passed 4 years ago. So when I finally called it quits for my career, I was really ready to leave the cold behind and enjoy some spectacular weather. The downsizing was much easier than I thought it would be. Since it’s just me, I bought a 2 bedroom bungalow near a golf course. And it came with an new HVAC unit as well. Good HVAC cooling is paramount down here of course. Keeping it simple was on purpose, by the way. I wanted to have what I needed and that’s it. Plus, the proximity to the golf course meant that I would be buying my own golf cart. That too was a bonus. However, the biggest benefit was something that was sort of an after thought for me. The bungalow I bought has a sunroom built onto the back of it. Without the winter freeze, I was able to enjoy the sunroom almost all day during the winter. And I really fell in love with it. So much so that I just wasn’t ready to do without it during the blistering summer. I put a ductless HVAC in there for the summer!

 

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Geothermal HVAC brings back memories

Radiant heat is just the most cozy, wonderful heat there is

Our new home took less getting accustomed to than I had imagined. Having occupied the same house for nearly 30 years, I wasn’t so sure that going to a much smaller space would be very comfortable. However, we have been in our new house just about a year and I absolutely love it. And I have a new HVAC system to thank for much of that. Our kids are all on their own now and raising families themselves. My husband and I reluctantly realized that the family home was just getting to be a bit too much for us to handle. First, it was really big and took a lot of energy, time and effort to keep clean and functioning. Second, it cost so much money to maintain when it came to insurance, utilities and upkeep. Finally, we decided to upgrade the kitchen and the HVAC to get it on the market. It sold fairly quickly so we moved into a 3 bedroom condo while our new place was being built. I think this really helped with getting accustomed to less space as it forced us to pare down our belongings a bit. But the new house had a special bonus in store for me in particular. I grew up in a house that had a great big boiler in the basement which then transferred that heat radiantly. Radiant heat is just the most cozy, wonderful heat there is. The geothermal HVAC unit we had installed in this house heats using radiant heat coming from copper tubing under the floor. And it is like going back in time for me.

 

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My boyfriend is hellbent on building a bunker on his land

My boyfriend has been working on building a bunker at his residence out in the country.

I guess that this sounds pretty crazy, however you would have to really know my boyfriend to understand that this is the way he is.

He genuinely prefers to be prepared for basically anything, including an alien attack or a zombie apocalypse. I suppose that’s a section of what I adore about him. It’s a little bit weird to see him out there making an attempt to figure out how to run the ventilation system out in his bunker. He’s already put in ventilation ducts out there so that he will be able to get fresh air into the bunker environment. He is now working on a program to improve the air quality that happens to be underground. He’s genuinely concerned about the air quality and so he’s thinking about installing an air purification machine out there. The last I heard, he was going to go with a UV light air purification machine so that he would be able to filter out all types of things, including bacteria or harmful viruses that potentially could be released into the air once he’s down in the bunker. I do believe he could be worse, however it’s still pretty unusual to have a boyfriend who spends all his days working on an HVAC machine that’s buried out in the backyard at the edge of his property. Oh well, at least I’ll have somewhere to hide if the end of the world easily comes this year! That is, if he chooses to let me in!

 

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My guy thinks it’s important to have an emergency bunker

My boyfriend has been working on building a bunker at his property out in the country.

I easily realize that this sounds nuts, but you would have to easily know my boyfriend to fully understand that this is just how he is… He sincerely cares about being prepared for essentially anything, including an alien attack or a zombie apocalypse.

I totally realize that’s a part of what I enjoy about him, but it’s a little bit unusual to see him out there making an attempt to figure out how to run the ventilation equipment out in his bunker. He’s already put in ventilation ducts out there so that he will be able to get fresh air into the bunker area. He is now working on a solid plan to improve the indoor air quality levels that are underground. He’s severely anxious about the indoor air quality levels so he’s considering installing an air purification system out there. The last I heard, he was going to go with a UV light air purification equipment so that he would be able to filter out all types of things, including bacteria or harmful viruses that might be released into the air once he’s down in the bunker. I suppose he could be worse, but it’s still a little uncommon to have a boyfriend who spends all his time working on HVAC equipment that’s buried out in the backyard at the edge of his land! Oh well, at least I’ll have somewhere to hide if the end of the world entirely comes this year! That is, if he lets me in at all!

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My boyfriend is committed to building a bunker on his land

My boyfriend has been working on building a bunker at his lake dwelling out in the country… I suppose that this sounds crazy, however you would have to actually know my boyfriend in order to understand that this is just how he happens to be. He easily prefers to be prepared for pretty much anything, including an alien attack or a zombie apocalypse. I suppose that’s a regular part of what I appreciate about him. It’s honestly a little bit strange to see him out there trying to figure out how to run the ventilation system out in his bunker. He’s already put in ventilation ducts out there so that he will be able to get fresh air into the bunker space, however he is now working on a system to enhance the indoor air quality levels underground. He’s especially nervous about the indoor air quality levels plus so he’s considering installing air purification appliances out there… The last I heard, he was going to go with a UV light air purification appliance so that he would be able to filter out all types of things, including bacteria or harmful viruses that could potentially be released into the air once he’s down in the bunker. I suppose he could be worse, however it’s still a little strange to have a husband who spends the majority of his time working on an HVAC appliance that’s actually buried out in the backyard at the edge of his property, oh well, at least I’ll have a good place to hide if the end of the world entirely comes this year! That is, if he truly lets me in!

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My girlfriend is hard at work on a bunker at her property

My girlfriend has been toiling on building a bunker at her household out in the country.

  • I realize that this sounds completely crazy, however you would have to know my girlfriend to understand that this is just how she happens to be.

She genuinely enjoys being prepared for just about anything, including an alien attack or a zombie apocalypse. I realize that’s part of what I prefer about her, however it’s a little bit different to see her out there trying to figure out how to run the ventilation system out in her bunker. He’s already put in ventilation ducts out there so that she will be able to get fresh air into the bunker area. She is now toiling on a system to improve the air quality underground. She’s genuinely anxious about the air quality and so she’s thinking about installing an air purification device out there! The last I heard, she was going to go with a UV light air purification device so that she would be able to filter out all kinds of things, including bacteria or dangerous viruses that might be released into the air once she’s down in the bunker. I suppose she could be worse, however it’s still a little different to have a girlfriend who spends all her time toiling on a Heating plus Air Conditioning device that’s buried out in the backyard at the edge of her property. Oh well, at least I’ll have someplace to hide if the end of the world entirely comes this year! That is, if she lets me in!

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My boyfriend is working on a bunker at his house

My boyfriend has been working on building a bunker at his house out in the country.

  • I know that this sounds completely crazy, but you would have to know my boyfriend to understand that this is just how he is.

He really likes to be prepared for just about anything, including an alien attack or a zombie apocalypse. I guess that’s part of what I love about him, but it’s a little bit weird to see him out there trying to figure out how to run the ventilation system out in his bunker. He’s already put in ventilation ducts out there so that he will be able to get fresh air into the bunker area, but he is now working on a plan to improve the indoor air quality underground. He’s really concerned about the indoor air quality and so he’s thinking about installing an air purification system out there. The last I heard, he was going to go with a UV light air purification system so that he would be able to filter out all kinds of things, including bacteria or harmful viruses that might be released into the air once he’s down in the bunker. I guess he could be worse, but it’s still a little strange to have a boyfriend who spends all his time working on an HVAC system that’s buried out in the backyard at the edge of his property. Oh well, at least I’ll have somewhere to hide if the end of the world actually comes this year! That is, if he lets me in!

 

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My hubby had the desire to install a home gym in our residence

My hubby has made the decision that he wishes to put in a house gym this year.

The actual drawback is that the only area that we have available in our entire residence is the garage.

But the garage doesn’t have a heating and cooling machine, which is going to be a serious issue. I mean, most of the year it entirely wouldn’t be that much of a drawback, however while in the Winter, it can get especially cold around here. For various weeks this past frigid season, all of us had single digit temperatures and all kinds of troubling weather. So I’m a little bit distraught that having a gym out in the frosty garage might not really work out especially well. There aren’t any heating or cooling ducts out there at all, though. We never planned on using the garage to store anything other than tools, bicycles, and our cars. But if we are going to be out there working out, all of us will have to figure out some way to heat and cool the space. I mean, I feel all of us could always use an electric area heating machine, even though I don’t actually know how well one of those will work in the nippy garage. I’m honestly thinking of having a ductless mini split a/c machine installed instead… With one of those, all of us wouldn’t ever have to be concerned about the garage being too tepid or too frosty. I feel I will call my local Heating, Ventilation and A/C company and get an estimate. I guess it would have to be less costly than installing new ductwork, even though I could be totally wrong.

 

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My hubby wished to have a gym installed in our property

I guess I will call our local Heating, Ventilation and A/C company and get an estimate

My hubby has made the choice that he wants to put in a gym this year in our home. The ultimate problem is that the only section that both of us have available in our entire property is the garage. The garage doesn’t have a heating and cooling system, which is going to be a true setback. I mean, most of the year it entirely wouldn’t be that much of a setback, however during the frigid season, it can get really freezing around these parts. For several weeks this past frigid season, we actually experienced single digit temperatures and all kinds of horrific weather… So I’m a little bit sad that having a gym out in the chilly freezing garage might not actually work out too well. There aren’t any heating or cooling ducts out there at all, though. The bunch of us never planned on using the garage to store anything apart from tools, bicycles, and our cars. But if we are going to be out there really working out, we will have to figure out some way to heat and cool the space. I mean, I suppose we could typically use an electric section heater, despite the fact that I don’t actually know how well one of those will work in the freezing garage. I’m actually thinking of having ductless mini split a/c equipment installed instead. With one of those, we wouldn’t ever have to worry about the garage being too overheated or too cold. I guess I will call our local Heating, Ventilation and A/C company and get an estimate. I guess it would have to be less lavish than installing modern air duct, but I could be wrong.

 

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My partner was looking to have a gym installed in our dwelling

My partner has made the decision that he wants to put in a dwelling gym this year.

  • The drawback is that the only space that the people I was with and I have available in our entire dwelling is the garage.

The garage doesn’t have a heating plus cooling appliance though, which is going to be a serious issue! I mean, most of the year it really wouldn’t be that much of a drawback, however while in the winter, it can become especially frigid around here. For many weeks this past winter, the people I was with and I had single digit uneven temperatures plus all kinds of brutal weather. So I’m a little bit worried that having a gym out in the frigid garage might not work out incredibly well. There aren’t any heating or cooling ducts out there in the least, though. All of us never planned on using the garage to store anything other than tools, bicycles, plus our cars. But if the people I was with and I are going to be out there working out, the people I was with and I will have to figure out some way to heat plus cool the area. I mean, I suppose the people I was with and I could always use an electric space heater, even though I don’t actually know how well one of those will truly work out there in the frigid garage. I’m honestly thinking of having a ductless mini split air conditioner unit installed instead. With one of those, the people I was with and I wouldn’t ever have to agonize about the garage being too overheated or too freezing. I suppose I will call our local Heating plus Air Conditioning appliance company plus get an estimate. I think it would have to be less luxurious than installing up-to-date ductwork, even though I could be easily wrong about it.
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