"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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!
Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.