Brian Christensen
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Brian Christensen replied to Ed Minch's discussion Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace
"Hi Ed, Enclosed crawlspaces can be modeled in REM without floor insulation;  indeed, one of the building files I created for testing REM's implementation of ESv3.0 has an enclosed crawl with no floor insulation, only crawl wall insulation…"
Nov 21, 2011
Brian Christensen replied to Ed Minch's discussion Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace
"Bear with me here while I lay out some background that should clarify the field-testing decision Ed has presented.  I, too, have struggled with this scenario. I think part of the problem is conflicting definitions.  In the new construction…"
Nov 17, 2011
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1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Aug 18, 2011
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INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
Aug 5, 2011
Brian Christensen replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion RemRate Water Furnace modeling problem
"Hi Elizabeth -- If you look at the last page of this article (http://www.luntmarymor.com/condensing_heaters.pdf), you'll see a nice description of how EF is measured.  From this, and factoring in the additional consumption that Michael…"
Aug 5, 2011
Brian Christensen replied to Evan Mills's discussion Let's hear your feedback on Home Energy Pros!
"I'd love to see Home Energy Pros look good in the Chrome browser.  It's annoying to click on links, copy the URL, and then paste it into a different browser.   Thanks, Brian"
Apr 5, 2011
Chris Laumer-Giddens left a comment for Brian Christensen
"Thanks for joining the group, Brian! Pipe in wherever you like! I want here what the rest of the world has to say about Energy Efficient Design."
Feb 11, 2011
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Energy Efficient Design

Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table...How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.See More
Feb 11, 2011
Brian Christensen joined Norm Bourassa's group
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Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Feb 11, 2011
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Brian Christensen is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 21, 2010

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Architectural Energy Corporation
Professional Certification
HERS Rater, LEED-H Green Rater, BPI MF Building Analyst
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Existing & new residential construction

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At 4:30pm on February 11, 2011, Chris Laumer-Giddens said…
Thanks for joining the group, Brian! Pipe in wherever you like! I want here what the rest of the world has to say about Energy Efficient Design.
 
 
 

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Though Viessmann is relatively unique in the application of Lambda technology to condensing…"
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