HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.
Latest Activity: Jul 5
For starters, I live in Atlanta, Ga and I am not an HVAC pro so this is a serious question that I would like answered for one of my clients. I understand the premise of a zoned system and on the…Continue
Started by Jon LaMonte. Last reply by John Proctor Jul 5.
Hello to everyone again -- This is an update on a building I'm working on for a NG furnace. It's been about a month (a very busy month) since I last posted questions and I have been to the building…Continue
Started by Kari Sauder. Last reply by Bob Blanchette May 5.
I've been asked by the owner of a theatrical company about heat for her building. It is a single story, 36' x 57' building (almost 2,100 sf) with only a little bathroom partitioned off in one…Continue
Started by Kari Sauder. Last reply by Kari Sauder Apr 24.
I need some input on an HVAC balancing question --- I have a raised ranch home with a finished basement and an open stairwell connecting the two floors. It's an early '90's build originally equipped…Continue
Started by Kari Sauder. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Nov 8, 2013.
Started by Judi Lyall. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Dec 29, 2012.
I was at a dinner party last night and two guests described how their HVAC reps told them to run their furnace blowers 100% of the time. The HVAC reps reasons for the recommendation, as relayed by…Continue
Started by TJ Ewing. Last reply by dale conner Dec 23, 2012.
Now that my wife and I are involved in BPI training and plan to conduct field test at our residence, the work scope for integrated HVAC has become more involved. We'd like to use our efficient…Continue
Started by John Porterfield Oct 17, 2012.
Looking for a good suggestion for heating an electric home for a handicapped person... they get cold easily. Currently has radiant ceiling heat upstairs with a couple cheap wall heatersin the…Continue
Started by Kent Mitchell. Last reply by Kent Mitchell Oct 12, 2011.