Eric Kjelshus
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Low Gas Pressure
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I have been running no heat calls all day - today I have found  lots of very low gas pressure you can run the Nat Gas hot water heater or 95% furnace.   Most days I find 5" to 5.5" and higher water…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Delconte Jan 15.

 

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"I took 3 HOBO's and put in flue gas B1 pipe very top - mid way - at breaching ( in basement)  with a over sized 80% my house before change out but after sealing and high R was done, when from R-13 attic to R49 and sealed all holes walls…"
Jul 15
Eric Kjelshus replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"I like the flat true flow plate when it fits-  if not the by pass is very very large.   Or if the presser is to high  its off some.   I have used 4 True flow plates  on a 2 ton spit system to find air flow.  …"
Jul 10
Eric Kjelshus replied to George Matthews's discussion Flow Grid suggestions?
"I have 3 hoods - low flow ( 10-500 CFM)  Med flow (40-1500 CFM)  high flow (50-2000CFM) Open grid  for kitchen hoods. Plus hot wire plus presser plus other testing tools.   I test the air flow 3 ways  on each major job just…"
Jul 9
Eric Kjelshus commented on Christopher Morin's blog post Top 5 A/C Code Requirements not Enforced
"We just did comm job 50 sf per ton 100% outside air,  res very tight home with R- 20 wall and R-60 attic R-10 windows casement 1100 sf per ton.   Use better soft ware"
Jun 16
Eric Kjelshus replied to John Shillito's discussion Fixing a water heater?
"when we do cleaning for air conditioning or furnace work we also clean the air filter on the FVIR hot water heater.  look at my web sight under "peak"  HVAC  www.ericsenergy.com   I have seen 100's of full hot…"
Jun 12
Eric Kjelshus replied to John Shillito's discussion Fixing a water heater?
"9 ways to get high CO.  High presser low presser  impingement ( rust on burner- mis alined burner) to high flue presser lack of flue,  low temp very high temp. Flue to small or to cold   I find most plumber do not tune up hot…"
Jun 11
Eric Kjelshus commented on Christopher Morin's blog post Top 5 A/C Code Requirements not Enforced
"I was teaching a class to high school kids  and I saw a " huffier"  with R-12  and sliver paint.   Most just steal the brass off the caps and make ear lobe hangers off the caps.    "
Jun 9
Eric Kjelshus commented on Christopher Morin's blog post Top 5 A/C Code Requirements not Enforced
"Missing duct insulation now out side the building is now R-8  most I see just R-4.   Locking caps on the outside is a pain - the lock can rot/rust/stick. then can not get off easy.  I have taken hack saw to take them off.   "
Jun 6
Eric Kjelshus replied to Tom Delconte's discussion What would be your preference?
"I take a rain stop like what roofer use and coat the old pan.   Let it air dry  then re install or make a new pan.  The new Nordyne are for mick row canal ( not spelled right) and charge does not match well with old 3/8" copper…"
Jun 2
Eric Kjelshus replied to Craig Bird's discussion Supply ventilation via inline fan and return duct
"I do this all the time with just  a damper and  use the stat to move the damper as the timer.     When very cold or hot  some time will bring in to much air as the AC may not be big to off set the load extra.   I use a…"
May 29
Eric Kjelshus replied to Tom Delconte's discussion What would be your preference?
"All above and 3 more   at least 6  ways of fixing the  total problem.    Do not forget about over head - that truck the total costs to fix and keep the doors open and phone ringing.   Is profit a bad thing?   "
May 28
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"I saw this a lot in the 60-70'.   not so much with 95% furnaces.   This will drop the flue temp some 100'  then the flue will condensate - stays wet then it just rots  outside in.   For fun turn the stat up to…"
May 28
Eric Kjelshus replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"http://www.ase.org/resources/buying-best-bulb-energy-efficient-lighting-video-tips This is one of the better  video clips Eric Kjelshus Energy HVAC"
May 28
Eric Kjelshus replied to Bob Blanchette's discussion Tankless Water Heaters... has their time finally come?
May 25
Eric Kjelshus replied to Eric Sperline's discussion WTB Energy Conservatory True Flow Plate meter in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"what size? and what is cost?"
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At 6:02am on December 16, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Eric,

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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