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Tim Yandow <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 18:45:05 -0400
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Hi Steve,
Have you spoken with David Hansen at Memphramagog Heat Exchangers?
800-660-5412. He may be able to help with your search.

Tim

Tim Yandow Green Builders
St. George, Vermont
802-343-8308



> Thank you for the input.   I agree with Robert's concern about using high
> technology for controls.
>
> That is why my plan is to use a HRV with simple timer controls. * I am
> looking for one without a microprocessor*.  Any leads?   A few
> electro-mechanical timers on the shelf in the basement will keep it
> running
> for a long time.
>
> On the wood stove,  we need hot water and a place to cook, plus the
> ambiance.     There *must *be a way to do this.
>
> The wood stove should be able to provide both.  But with the Passivhouse,
> the heat load is so small the Vermont Bun Baker stove will probably
> overheat
> the house, even if I use it to heat water.
>
> I passed on the masonry stove option for the same reason, it even costs
> much
> much more.
>
> This unit is close:
> http://euroflues.com/products/fireplaces/woodstove/pallas-back  but
> doesn't
> have the water heater.
>
> Options from this company http://www.wodtke.com/waterplus.html are even
> better, but they do not have an importer in usa.   Any wood stove
> companies
> want to take this on?
>
> Steve Landau
>

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