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Old 11-26-2011, 12:19 PM   #31
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if you cant see it, you can't belive it. So here are the photo's. i am going to install 2 more ducts under the bus. 1 more in the front and 1 in the rear. The ducts i have installed you can see is 1 in the rear bedroom, 1 in the hall way middle of bus and 1 in the front.The furnace will go in the middle bay passenger side.I secured the opening bay door shut.that will stay shut and screwed shut. i will cut a small opening and install the furnace vent and cover thru the aluminum bay door. I am ruff installing things at the moment. i plan on in the furture, maybe a year or 2 after everything is installed pulling everything out of the bays tanks,furnace,etc and remodleling,carpeting the storage bays and re running all electrical connections. Will go with a conduit of some sort at that time. For now things are being put in position and ruffed in while the project moves forward.


Rear bedroom heating duct installed

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Heating duct installed in middle of bus just outside bathroom
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Here is a duct in the kitchen

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[b]here is what it looks like under the bus[b]
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Old 11-26-2011, 12:37 PM   #32
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Might want to put a piece of armaflex or something over that pipe strap, that duct is just some sort of aluminized fabric or thin sheet isn't it? You've got all the components of a rudimentary jigsaw there - a fine toothed blade (the pipe strap), vibration to power it and the material to cut (the duct).
Probably not something to get an ulcer about, but as long as you're in there, just a thought.

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Old 11-26-2011, 07:48 PM   #33
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I added another duct towards the front of the bus,And built my furnace mount. where i will place my furnace. here's a few shots. If anyone knows how i can put in A/C under the bus and run it through these ducts pleaswe help.. here s a few mnore shots of the work.






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Old 11-26-2011, 08:39 PM   #34
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I had an idea for air conditioning. If I mount a 2 roof top A/C units to under the bus.In the bay in the middle where the furnace will be... Cut out the aluminum bay door to accommodate the air vents (the back of the A/C unit..the condenser. Mount the A/C units up like on rail road ties. the bottom of the roof top A/C, out put of the A/C units (where the cold air comes out. ) have some sort of transfer box. So the duct will run from the register (blows inside bus) and connect the hose first to a junction box, then to the A/C and furnace. So you could switch between the two units using the same register vents. Or I could buy a house A/C and do the same kinda thing... what do you think


keeping the A/C under the bus will keep the A/c running cooler and more efficent... I could add new duct work and new registers ..thats an option two
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Old 11-27-2011, 12:53 AM   #35
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Hey what do you think about this >> Ramsond 12,000 BTU 1+ Ton Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner & Heat Pump - 120V/60Hz http://www.homedepot.com/Building-Ma...atalogId=10053


I could get 2 of these. install the 2 condensers under the bus and mount the 2 evaporative coolers inside. 1 rear 1 front. they provide heat as well. so in the event that power is included in site hookup ,I could run the heat pump instead of the propane furnace.. any idea's..or am i just being creative to be overly creative
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Old 11-27-2011, 12:57 AM   #36
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Those ducts are regular dryer ones, heath exchange (losses) will be horrendous...
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Old 11-27-2011, 08:40 AM   #37
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Hey what do you think about this >> Ramsond 12,000 BTU 1+ Ton Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner & Heat Pump - 120V/60Hz http://www.homedepot.com/Building-Ma...atalogId=10053


I could get 2 of these. install the 2 condensers under the bus and mount the 2 evaporative coolers inside. 1 rear 1 front. they provide heat as well. so in the event that power is included in site hookup ,I could run the heat pump instead of the propane furnace.. any idea's..or am i just being creative to be overly creative

.. says 120V in the heading and 220V in the details, and then 110V in the info .. a little conflicting information there .. I'd dig a little deeper into that before pulling the trigger .. would be interesting to see one in person and get a feel for the fitment ..
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Don't know the specifics of that particular Mini-split, but I did have 5 similar units installed here at my studios in Houston. The compressors do pull 220v while the wall mounted blower unit is just 110 on mine. And the brand is critical. I was sold a bill of goods (cheap Chinese crap) by the AC company here and have had nothing but trouble with them and literally threw 2 of them into the dumpster and replaced them with conventional Rheem units. I have been told though that those by Mitsubishi are head & shoulders above the other brands.
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Don't know the specifics of that particular Mini-split, but I did have 5 similar units installed here at my studios in Houston. The compressors do pull 220v while the wall mounted blower unit is just 110 on mine. And the brand is critical. I was sold a bill of goods (cheap Chinese crap) by the AC company here and have had nothing but trouble with them and literally threw 2 of them into the dumpster and replaced them with conventional Rheem units. I have been told though that those by Mitsubishi are head & shoulders above the other brands.
.. good intel .. thanks ..
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There are 120 volt mini-split heat pumps. About 12,000 btu's is max for 120 volts, on a 20 amp circuit.
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