"The unit will cycle more, which will cause an efficiency drop. The economic comparison is then the cost of the extra fuel use from cycling, versus the value of delaying the capital expenditure. Generally the value of delaying is worth…"
"It depends on the capital available, investment lifetime considered, and the state of the mechanical equipment. The "tunnel through the cost barrier" savings comes from changing to a different mechanical system, e.g. steam boiler to…"
"The solution to this problem is to prevent warm moist air from contacting a condensing surface. This is difficult, because it is nearly impossible to create a perfect air barrier – especially one that maintains a seal over time in a…"
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Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver is once again On the Job insulating and finishing a basement in the northeast – and introducing a brand new insulation product: ThermalDry Insulated Floor Decking.
ThermalDry Floor Decking was…
Rebroadcast from On April 30, 2013 Sharon Miller and Robin Utz of the U.S. Department of Education conducted a one hour webinar for HVACR educators to provide them firsthand information from Washington.
* A blueprint to revise…