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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, 2014.

 

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Eric Kjelshus commented on Crosbey Archery's blog post Do You Acknowledge MERV Ratings? Read This
"all so look at by pass of filter  I have seen a 5" thin with 40% going around the sides, bottom and back.    I look at restrict on each job  all jobs with busted compressor and heat exchanges  tend to have very high SP…"
Aug 20
Eric Kjelshus replied to Jonathan Ballew's discussion lifespan of air sealing materials
"I sat in a passive - super sealed webinar some 2 yr ago from Norway CC into English and gave a time line of lots of building parts and live.    He gave a 20 yr live on a USA build house with a 30 yr loan.   He gave most caulks&…"
Aug 20
Eric Kjelshus replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Modeling a Gas Fireplace in Wrightsoft
"some can get up to 92% with PVC vent.   Some use 24 volt thermostat that can be +- 2 dead band with heating thermostat"
Aug 14
Dale Sherman commented on Eric Kjelshus's blog post not a Video - not a true photo
"Very nice!  Which software did you use?  The mouse control was a bit too sensitive for me. I think the 360° panorama is useful for helping an auditor recall certain aspects of the home that may not have been captured by a single…"
Aug 14
Eric Kjelshus replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Hot roof insulation opinion for North eastern area
"U-tube "super attic"  they use a 4" "fire proof" coated foam.  I have put air handler in the space and outside door to get in the rest of the attic.  Most air handler is not rated for outside the heated space.…"
Aug 13
Eric Kjelshus replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Modeling a Gas Fireplace in Wrightsoft
"I put a 2 Inch foam cover and painted it black and dropped the heat loss by 3/4.  You can not use it a fire place till remove the cover.  Most cast iron damper are so bent I can not close.   Just say NO to fireplaces and put in the…"
Aug 13
Colin Genge commented on Eric Kjelshus's blog post not a Video - not a true photo
"First impression, was that it was pretty cool and got my attention. Overall though it doesn't provide a lot more information. just looks cool."
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not a Video - not a true photo

http://ericsenergy.com/kjelshus/This is using still and moving camera,   Then gets stitched with software.     Tell me what you think?   On the photo that move you slow it or speed it up or go all the way around.   Google give big points with using it.   Some say more than video.  See More
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Benny hani's discussion Load calculation program (software ) manual J
"I like Wright soft with drawing boxes,  I can run a load in 10 min whole house. room to room in 60 min.  I find the number a little high 20% if not using blower door  and right R- in  walls and attic. if building is rated very…"
Aug 11
Eric Kjelshus replied to Benny hani's discussion Load calculation program (software ) manual J
"What is goal?   just to size the the house?  Cost the system?  Pay back on HVAC upgrade?  Pay back sealing building? How much do you do a year?  If just one a yr just MJ 5 or do it by hand.   If like me 3-4 a day then…"
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not a Video - not a true photo

http://ericsenergy.com/kjelshus/This is using still and moving camera,   Then gets stitched with software.     Tell me what you think?   On the photo that move you slow it or speed it up or go all the way around.   Google give big points with using it.   Some say more than video.  See More
Aug 6
Eric Kjelshus replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Modeling a Gas Fireplace in Wrightsoft
"Most fireplaces a just a hole that lets heated/cooled air out chimney.  If the heated hole(fireplace) is use much just add more CFM to vent rate.   Most fireplaces are for looks and not a  real way to heat the building (eye candy).…"
Aug 6
Eric Kjelshus commented on Don Fitchett's blog post With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.
"If  you seal the building and seal the duct work and leave the AC on 76-80', size right build right. Its just not a problem.  I just left a house that needs a (one) 3 ton and he just put in 2pcs(two) 4 tons,   with no seal on…"
Aug 6
Eric Kjelshus replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Let's Play Stump the Chump! in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"There may not be a solution?"
Aug 3
Eric Kjelshus replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Biggest is to keep the CO  or other gas down in building  "
Aug 1
Eric Kjelshus replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Let's Play Stump the Chump! in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"After looking at Hot water heater and furnace.  I look where the gas line goes - fire place - heating - dryer - BBQ.  Then I look at what was heating up I was at a small room that had little sausage links precooked - got the CO up to 37…"
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This is using still and moving camera,   Then gets stitched with software.     Tell me what you think?   On the photo that move you slow it or speed it up or go all the way around.   
Google give big points with using it.   Some say more than video.  

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At 6:02am on December 16, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Eric,

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