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CAZ solutions

CAZ pressure too low On an energy retrofit project during the test out I learned that under worst case conditions, without the air handler…

Started by robert post

4 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Dale Sherman

Lead-safe retrofits

G.H. Runevitch, a master trainer associated with the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD), recently contributed an article,…

Started by Tom White

1 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Ed Mahoney

Proper Sizing of a two Stage Geothermal System

Question from energy homeowner:   Contractor has recommended installing a two stage Water Furnace Envision w/desup NDV049A system into a 27…

Started by Scott Barhight

2 Dec 20, 2010
Reply by dale conner

Books on boilers, burners, furnaces, water heaters, and central air.

One can learn the basics of heat transfer, R values, U values, and all that stuff reasonably quickly and the physics and and fundamentals a…

Started by Paul Raymer

0 Dec 19, 2010

Lead Base Paint

  Comment by Ed Mahoney 5 hours ago Delete Comment   Does anyone know what EPA means by "Demolition".....  I am having a hard time with. If…

Started by Ed Mahoney

2 Dec 18, 2010
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Storage of Solar Hot Air

Is there a simple, effective way to store heat from a hot air collector for 12-36 hours? I live in Montana in a 30-year-old, passive/active…

Started by George Mattson

0 Dec 17, 2010

Estimating E savings from air sealing in huge leaky house

I'm asked to estimate the heating energy savings from air sealing a 10,000 sf house built in 1900. The former mansion has 6 undampered chim…

Started by George M. Matthews

5 Dec 17, 2010
Reply by David Parker

Duct testing accuracy

I wrote a new blog about testing the accuracy of duct testers and gauges.  Is anyone out there running these tests?   http://homeenergypros…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

0 Dec 16, 2010

What's Wrong with the Home-Energy Audit Industry?

Here's an article sent by my friend Ron Clark of Energywise that deserves a read by everyone in the business. I especially encourage some t…

Started by Steve Waclo

19 Dec 13, 2010
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Being an LED lighting Zealot, like being a Beatles fan in 1964

Sometimes you can tell someone or somethings going to breakthrough, because of the quality and talent & potential. That describes the B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

0 Dec 10, 2010

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Jim Gunshinan commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"I had a revelation while attending Bruce Manclark's session of duct leak testing at the Energy…"
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George J. Nesbitt commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"Blower Door; the 2007 test was a depressurization test, and the 2014 a pressurization test, which…"
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George J. Nesbitt replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Plan, plan, plan, plan. The 1st step to is to understand the house, how it's built, the…"
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Kaushal Bharath Raju replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"More food for thought on this subject - read this (fairly) recent blog by one of the most respected…"
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Curt Kinder commented on Christopher Morin's blog post 5 Things New Energy Efficiency HVAC Contractors Need to Know
"You left out air distribution...Without at least a passing glance at how much air moves through the…"
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"I mis-spoke - I was referring to the Midori House in Santa Cruz. Have an in-depth discussion with…"
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Kaushal Bharath Raju replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Hi David & Bud, $400/sqf > $300 sqf. The latter is the minimum cost of new construction in…"
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Kaushal, There was a deep energy retrofit upgrade project (to Passive House standards) in San Jose…"
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