Al DeMatteo
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Al DeMatteo replied to Adam Flowers's discussion Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S
"Yes, I know they do. My load program gives specific numbers as well as averaging for types of construction. I'm all for software giving us better and more accurate load considerations. Still, I have to note that I'm not in the business of…"
Feb 19, 2012
Al DeMatteo replied to Adam Flowers's discussion Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S
"Air changes are given in estimated fashion on ANY load calculation program. For example, if I have an old house with "loose" construction or a new home with "tight" construction, I am given a set of values to consider. Duct loss…"
Feb 19, 2012
Al DeMatteo replied to Adam Flowers's discussion Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S
"LOL yeah. I just have to laugh when I read all this babble. Load calculations are not only essential to occupant comfort and energy management, they are required by a number of states. To suggest that contractors are performing load calcs for…"
Feb 19, 2012
Al DeMatteo replied to Adam Flowers's discussion Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S
"I use a manual J and N load program and manual D based sizing for every single new installation and replacement project I perform. Not all contractors are interested in short cuts and keeping their heads buried in t the sand as it relates to…"
Feb 16, 2012
Al DeMatteo is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Feb 12, 2012

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Company
Tradewinds Heating and Cooling LLC
Professional Certification
H-3-1 Class Contractor
Website URL
http://www.t.yp.com/3hrv9h

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At 8:10pm on February 15, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Al,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


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