Dave Robinson
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Bob Blanchette replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Concealed units in hallway ceilings aren't new. Apartments have been using them for decades."
Oct 23
John Porterfield replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Any update on this work?  Seems manufacturers would provide an indoor coil that would accommodate placement in an air handler, trunk duct, or in place of customary A coil.  I've looked but not found so if I've missed, please…"
Oct 22
Dave Robinson replied to Jennifer Luitwieler's discussion Panasonic Whisper Green w Ductless heat Pump in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Linda, Don, I love the concept of moving air around for 12 watts with a Panasonic bath fan.    As you know, I have been experimenting with the ducted method of using the small MSHP's    I've determined that it is less…"
Nov 7, 2012
Dave Robinson replied to Jennifer Luitwieler's discussion Panasonic Whisper Green w Ductless heat Pump in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Linda, We have a similar situation in York, Nebraska ... A little different but the story is cool.     It's a second story apartment with a distant bedroom that needed conditioning.   The performance was so bad before the project…"
Nov 7, 2012
Tom Conlon replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Great update Dave! So you traded humidity for grand-kids? I'm afraid that might happen to me someday too (both our girls are in colleges Back East). Were your ears burning? Danny Parker and I were talking up your "hybrid" mini-split…"
Sep 13, 2012
tedkidd replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"8000 to 450, that's awesome!  How?  Do you have a blog or something we can follow?  "
Sep 13, 2012
Robert Riversong replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"No, you didn't specify fire danger, but you didn't specifiy anything else, either - you simply made the blanket statement that gas appliances are dangerous. So now, rather than take responsibility for the vagueness (and inaccuracy) of your…"
Sep 13, 2012
Robert Riversong replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
""I like the look of exposed ductwork.   After the testing, we'll see what the market thinks." Beautiful to an engineer, perhaps, but most people would consider that downright ugly."
Sep 13, 2012
tedkidd replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Robert, nobody said anything about fires.   If you've never measured the CO put off heating cold water over a gas flame, maybe you would find that interesting.  We tighten existing homes.  Homes with unvented appliances. Homes…"
Sep 13, 2012
Dave Robinson replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Update on Ducted Systems. This time in a different climate zone.   I've moved to Virginia = "Mixed Humid"  We were following grand babies.   And I just couldn't help myself ... when this foreclosure showed up in my…"
Sep 13, 2012
Robert Riversong replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Speaking of words leaving incorrect images in people's minds... There is nothing inherently dangerous about gas appliances. The number of residential fires initiated by gas or liquid fuels is about the same as the number initiated by…"
Sep 13, 2012
Dave Robinson replied to Don Hynek's discussion Foam over Batts -- Dry Climate??
"Remove the batts.   Stretch out the foam to cover as much as possible but all top plates for sure.  Then put the batts back and blow another foot of cellulose on top of that.    Great System.      R&R those…"
Jun 21, 2012
Dave Robinson commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"Hello All. We've just upgraded our Facebook Page.   Please like us and give feedback for improvement. thanks Dave Robinson, GreenEarthEquities http://www.facebook.com/pages/Green-Earth-Equities/115205534037"
Apr 1, 2012
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Apr 1, 2012
tedkidd replied to Dave Robinson's discussion Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless” in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nicely put.  I think this applies to the whole home performance field, where so often the pictures in peoples minds are completely distorted.  We need to be very careful in our attempts to simplify that we don't unwittingly create…"
Sep 1, 2011
Dave Robinson added a discussion to the group 1000 Home Challenge
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Can We PLEASE Stop Calling Them “Ductless”

For the past 2 years we’ve been installing Mini Split Heat Pumps in our Green Renovation work on foreclosed homes.   And on all of them we’ve used ducts.  Some in attics, but most inside the building envelope.  We’ve been so happy with the performance and customer acceptane on all of them, that now it’s the only system we plan on using.I’ve recently seen more and more references to “Ductless” Heat Pumps or “Ductless” Mini Splits … and a new Acronym, DHP has shown up.   (for us, that would stand…See More
Aug 31, 2011

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CBPCA board, various contractors licenses, "Papa" to Noah & Abigail
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Green Renovation and Sale of Foreclosed Home
Gasification & Generation from Bio Fuels
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http://greenearthequities.com
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At 1:05pm on March 29, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Dave,

Thrilled to hear you received BPI's Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry. Awesome achievement!

Congratulations!

 
 
 

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