John Nicholas's Discussions (142)

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"Most homes in this area have full conditioned basements.  They are finished and used…"

John Nicholas replied Mar 27, 2013 to Basements and BAS

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

"REM allows you to estimate the length of supply and return duct based on the size of…"

John Nicholas replied Feb 15, 2013 to Sources for duct insulation savings

7 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by John Nicholas

"Indoor air quality starts with a lot of things!  The last item you do is filter.  Wh…"

John Nicholas replied Feb 7, 2013 to UV light in Furnace?

29 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Brett Little

"Ted, Thanks.  I had to pull the image of and lighten it up to make out the details d…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 25, 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

"Ted, That is a sealed combustion furnace. We don't know what the hot water heater i…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 25, 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

"Set up your blower door and duct pressure testing. Get a duct leakage to the outside…"

John Nicholas 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

"OK!  In the 89 standard it was simple to get a number.  You ran a blower door. Looke…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 17, 2013 to ASHRAE 62.2.2010 and the $20 app

35 May 10, 2013
Reply by Jim Peck

"Robert, I'm sorry that Mr. Feist posted information in another forum, (your links),…"

John Nicholas replied Sep 7, 2012 to “I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

45 Sep 8, 2012
Reply by Jim Shankle

"Pretty limited definition of comfort if you can have a headache or sneeze your head…"

John Nicholas replied Sep 6, 2012 to “I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

45 Sep 8, 2012
Reply by Jim Shankle

"Best Reason for Mechanical Ventilation is Comfort.  When the occupants are uncomfort…"

John Nicholas replied Sep 6, 2012 to “I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

45 Sep 8, 2012
Reply by Jim Shankle

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