What is the purpose of lighting the backyard ? Sense of safety, night time enjoyment of the garden, some help seeing the path, to walk from garage to home ? Each of these purposes will lead to a different design. of…"
"Thank you Nate Adams,
Thanks for taking the time to carefully write up the issues with Whole House fans from
a building science perspective. with all the pros and cons.
Energy Auditor Seattle"
I have seen these fans in mounted in hall way ceilings, I have a couple of issues with them.
They penetrate the pressure boundary (ceiling) they compromise 2-3 sq feet of insulation value. They might disturb the insulation between installed…"
AFUE's are a great thing to compare things when all conditions are the same and known.
Your boiler with integrated hot water is not covered in AFUE numbers. Here is a link to a report
by an Alaska outfit that tried to make sense out…"
"See PA weatherization college report how they deal with K&T.
4 western states CA, OR, WA, ID that are covered by BPA have exemptions
in state laws and regs that allow insulation applied over top of healthy K&T
"Hi Jan, Multiple thermostats can be changed using the Indoor Temperature Control improvement in TREAT. If you have additional follow up questions, I recommend entering a ticket through our TREAT customer support Help desk.…"
Comment by Jan E. Graveamkeron ThursdayDelete CommentElectric baseboard or electric in wall (can) heaters,is there a way in TREAT to replace more than 1 line voltage thermostat ( non rpgrammable) and get a result. Greetings Jan See More
Jan here from Pacific NW Seattle,
We have a competent licensed Electrician, go out and inspects.
IF and when they go over it, they write a report for us, that the wiring is healthy.
The report identifies the circuits they have…"
Thanks for your reply,
Yes a couple of years back John Tooley, made me aware how Energy Star NW was bringing
out these 8.5 X 11 visual go-no go (poke-yoke) sheets error proofing and how these tied in to
QA by the workers, while the…"
Hi Lester CHEN
Can you tell me more about learning about LEAN/TWI and WX
is there a ciriculum developed for installation part of WX?
What processes have you manged to make more LEAN.
What does CEE stand for ?
This sounds very…"
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