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Party Barn

Dan Foley
Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
This is an old bank barn converted into a party barn on an estate in Leesburg, VA. We installed the heating system in 2006 - radiant floor heat with plates under the 1-1/4" plank floor.

The AC system was installed by another contractor. After multiple refrigerant leaks, the owner asked us to replace the AC system.


  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    In addition to the radiant, a flush convector runs the length of the glass wall. Two gas furnaces provide back up as well as quick recovery from setback.
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    We went back with Carrier 16 SEER units and 90+ furnaces.
  • Tom_133
    Tom_133 Member Posts: 880

    That looks like a cool job!! I hope my wife never sees this place, she will have me drawing up plans and getting quotes!!!
    Montpelier Vt
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  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,263
    That's a beautiful space. Nice work, Dan!
    Dan Foley
  • GroundUp
    GroundUp Member Posts: 1,868
    Awesome looking place! Thanks for sharing. Is it the norm in the East to condition a space with a bare tin ceiling/roof or is this just a nostalgic venue type thing that is only conditioned on occasion? That is unheard of in the Midwest
  • unclejohn
    unclejohn Member Posts: 1,833
    Do you have any pictures when there is a actual party going on?
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    No. Not invited.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,491
    Dan, the best projects always seem to find YOU! And there's a reason for that. Beautifully done, as always. Thanks for sharing.
    Retired and loving it.
    Dan Foley
  • Tinman
    Tinman Member Posts: 2,808
    I stopped looking at the building once I saw you mix and pour your own AC slabs. That's awesome.
    Steve Minnich
    Dan Foley
  • Paul Pollets
    Paul Pollets Member Posts: 3,656
    Quality work, always nice to see.
    Dan Foley
  • RayWohlfarth
    RayWohlfarth Member Posts: 1,438
    DanThat is such a cool looking job My son was just married in a barn in Minneapolis last October and I froze my butt off. They had no heat. I wish they had talked with you. The tough people in Minnesota made fun of me.
    Ray Wohlfarth
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    Erin Holohan HaskellDan Foley