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Effective heating for handicapped

Looking for a good suggestion for heating an electric home for a handicapped person... they get cold easily.  Currently has radiant ceiling…

Started by Kent Mitchell

3 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Kent Mitchell

I used the wrong title: What are the pros and cons to a HEAT PUMP not hydronic system

Sorry folks. It not hydronic but heat pump Judi SHE BUILDS GREEN

Started by Judi Lyall

3 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Kevin DeBord

Good article on why HVACR contractors should dominate the home performance market

Check out this article in ACHR The News on why HVACR contractors are a natural fit for, and should  dominate the home performance market:…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI

0 Oct 6, 2011

Historic Home Radiant Hot Water

I am modeling a home this week that was built in 1927. Heated (CZ 4) with a 1927 coal fired boiler that was converted to NG in the mid 1960…

Started by John Nicholas

2 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Bill Bradbury

Is this ductwork legal?

This furnace was installed two years ago in a conditioned basement.  The ductwork is a thin flexible plastic like that of a clothes dryer (…

Started by Jeff Mounts

2 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Bill Bradbury

Sizing Heat Pumps In Southwest Ohio

I am participating in a DOE Better Buildings  program in southwest Ohio that is in its infancy stages. During discussions while setting the…

Started by Jeremy Begley

2 May 12, 2011
Reply by Kyle Brown

Multifamily HVAC is of course a whole different animal

We'd like to hear from you on how the topic of this group applies in the context of multifamily buildings---> here

Started by Evan Mills

0 Feb 1, 2011
Reply by Kyle Brown

BPI vs HERS

Allison, what are the major differences between the two, and what are the pros and cons of each?

Started by Bob Pietrangelo

1 Jan 8, 2011
Reply by Allison A. Bailes III

Looking For Good HVAC Data

I'm looking for good reference data for modeling HVAC equipment using make and model number.  Preston's doesn't work so well, few Mfr. site…

Started by Stan Kuhn

3 Dec 20, 2010
Reply by Allison A. Bailes III

what are the pros and cons of a hydronic system

and what has to be done to change out the current HVAC system? Please keep in mind building science, being green and sustainablity. Judi Sh…

Started by Judi Lyall

3 Dec 17, 2010
Reply by David Eggleton

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