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
Brian Christensen joined Michael Stuart's group
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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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Feb 11, 2011
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
Professional Interests
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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R Higgins replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"Hi John Love your attention to detail, too many base decisions on 'what they've…"
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Al Heath replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"My favorite was 2x4 directly on cement basement wall, with fiberglass, then plastic inside of…"
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John Nicholas replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"Simple math will tell you.   Figure the GPM requirements for each fixture you think will run…"
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R Higgins replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"I have that problem, 45 to 50 degree ground water, in summer, not that we have much of a…"
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R Higgins replied to Larry Schaffert's discussion How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?
"I'd suggest trying to replicate the existing conditions as much as possible in your rebuild,…"
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Bryan Pringle replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"I am getting a lot of "bad idea" push back on this.  I fully understand that…"
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"Spray Foam should be used in crawlspaces.   To learn about closed cell foam in crawlspaces…"
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