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.
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Started by Judi Lyall. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Dec 29, 2012.
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 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.
Sorry folks. It not hydronic but heat pumpJudiSHE BUILDS GREENContinue
Started by Judi Lyall. Last reply by Kevin DeBord Oct 12, 2011.
Check out this article in ACHR The News on why HVACR contractors are a natural fit for, and shoulddominate the home performance market: Home Performance Contracting: Our Next Great Opportunity.…Continue
Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI Oct 6, 2011.
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 1960s. AC is 2 units one for each floor. The basement is…Continue
Started by John Nicholas. Last reply by Bill Bradbury Jul 10, 2011.