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"The is a project in Larkspur CA that did an exterior retrofit. They air sealed the e…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 26 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Plan, plan, plan, plan. The 1st step to is to understand the house, how it's built,…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 19 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Adding electric resistance coils in the ducts would likely have caused the problem d…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Aug 22, 2013 to Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Are you trying to figure out the age, or the efficiency? "

George J. Nesbitt replied Aug 22, 2013 to Need Help Decoding a Couple of Nameplates

4 Aug 25, 2013
Reply by Om Builder & construction

"A cracked heat exhanger would not cause high CO (unless it affected the operation of…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Aug 22, 2013 to Extraordinarily High CO Reading on a Furnace Vent: 3950 PPM

6 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Rock wool is available in rigid product, with various densities, depending on applic…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Feb 4, 2013 to Rock Wool Old Dog New Tricks?

5 Feb 6, 2013
Reply by Jose Macho

"That duct is an economizer. It's purpose is ventilation, and possibly cooling (rathe…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Feb 4, 2013 to Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

22 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Dale Sherman

"Could it be that the attic is connected to other units that did not receive air seal…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Jan 24, 2013 to January's Stump the Chump

6 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by John Brooks

"Not inexpensive! Do you install it and leave it, or do you drill a hole, and have to…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Jan 24, 2013 to Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

22 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Dale Sherman

"I've always included lighting and appliances (pools & spas too) in my "audits".…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Jan 18, 2013 to Would you like a lighting audit with your energy audit ?

8 Feb 2, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

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