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On the Question of Airtightness and Energy Performance

It is my understanding that you need an airtight envelope (let's say less than or equal to 0.6 ACH) along with super insulation (whatever R…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju in General Forum

28 Jun 20
Reply by Brennan Less

Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

I cannot find any conversion table that translates the BTU/hr heat loss in a Manual J report to the amount of fuel required to heat the bui…

Started by Dan Wise in General Forum

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?

I searched and searched and searched yesterday for an answer to the question "Does altitude affect AFUE?" but did not come up with any defi…

Started by Rod Fox in HVAC

7 Jun 17
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Supply ventilation via inline fan and return duct

I am looking for a mechanical ventilation solution that is a step above the single supply or exhaust fan which is set to the required 62.2…

Started by Craig Bird in General Forum

6 Jun 13
Reply by Air Track Inc

What do you think of the LEED Platinum affordable rehab?

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (Akron YouthBuild) partnered with Saint-Gobain through the Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation with sup…

Started by Brett Little in Weatherization

0 Jun 13

Think of the house as a really big duct

There is an article in the June 9 issue of ACHR News magazine that might help a lot people understand why the house is really part of the d…

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC

0 Jun 13

Successful Window Companies in EE

Hello everyone!  I'm looking for a window company, preferably in the SE, that has been really successful in the EE market. One of our partn…

Started by Daniel Tait in General Forum

3 Jun 13
Reply by Tom Delconte

Where did you buy your LED lights?

I'm shopping around for LED lights and want to know about your experience if you bought LED lights before. Where did you buy them and why?…

Started by King Rosales in General Forum

19 Jun 13
Reply by Thorfiredirect

DOE feedback on rooftop units

Our energy efficient coating has been applied to rooftop AC units for around 30 years.  I see those units by the hundreds everywhere as I a…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

0 Jun 11

What would be your preference?

Suppose a customer calls you about a split heat pump system which is leaking condensate from a hole in the evaporator pan during the summer…

Started by Tom Delconte in General Forum

7 Jun 7
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