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Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea?

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…

Started by Jon LaMonteLatest Reply

How to Read Load Calculation Reports

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) si…

Started by Kari SauderLatest Reply

Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

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 s…

Started by Kari SauderLatest Reply

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Furnace with ECM: How to Model

Suppose you have a forced-air natural gas furnace.  At the end of its life, you are considering replacing it with an ENERGY STAR model.  In…

Started by Barbara Smith

5 Nov 13
Reply by Ryan Schmidt

Exposed AC and ducts. How would you like to tackle this??

Some of the things homeowners, business owners and maintenance staff will do to help a struggling AC system is unbelieveable.  I am using T…

Started by Hal Skinner

0 Sep 7

ENERGY STAR Furnaces & Failure of DOE Standard

Any speculation on why DOE was not able to make its new minimum federal standard for furnaces stick? http://aceee.org/blog/2013/01/why-does

Started by Barbara Smith

7 Aug 15
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Conditioned air in the attic? Not us.

i have read in this group where someone suggested conditioned air in the attic.  This being done to make the cooling and heating equipment…

Started by Hal Skinner

0 Aug 14

Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea?

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…

Started by Jon LaMonte

24 Jul 5
Reply by John Proctor

How to Read Load Calculation Reports

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) si…

Started by Kari Sauder

37 May 5
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building

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 s…

Started by Kari Sauder

15 Apr 24
Reply by Kari Sauder

raised ranch heating, can't balance it

I need some input on an HVAC balancing question --- I have a raised ranch home with a finished basement and an open stairwell connecting th…

Started by Kari Sauder

17 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Looking for a good load calculation software

Hey all, My company is going to be installing a few ductless heat pumps very soon and I'm going to need a load calculation software. Any su…

Started by Andrew Vidal

15 Sep 23, 2013
Reply by Perry Ning

Where to find EER and SEER if it is not on the label

That's all Judi

Started by Judi Lyall

4 Dec 29, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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