Pam Worner
  • Kirkland, WA
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Pam Worner's Friends

  • Jake Barlass
  • Eric Sperline
  • Jeff Carter
  • Tyson Pischel
  • Dan Wildenhaus

Pam Worner's Groups

Pam Worner's Discussions

DHPs in MF projects
5 Replies

I've got a 20-unit 3-story apartment project in Seattle that's evaluating using DHPs vs. tankless hydronic in each unit. I'm a big fan of DHPs but haven't seen them in a MF setting - can they all use…Continue

Tags: multi-family, DHPs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Worner Nov 13, 2011.

 

Pam Worner's Page

Latest Activity

Michael D'Orazio left a comment for Pam Worner
"Hello Pam, I am a member of Home Energy Pro's site and have found it to be a great resource.  I have been around the energy industry and have new social media website focusing on energy conservation: www.greenplug.nu Im reaching…"
Mar 6, 2012
Pam Worner joined Norm Bourassa's group
Thumbnail

Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Nov 14, 2011
Pam Worner replied to Pam Worner's discussion DHPs in MF projects
"Great info, Dan - thank you!  "
Nov 13, 2011
Dan Auer replied to Pam Worner's discussion DHPs in MF projects
"Hi Pam King County Housing Authority has installed mini splits on a multifamily in Boulevard Park.  It is called Boulevard Manor.  It is a 72 unit complex.  All the outdoor units arre on the roof. It is not a 'city multi, I think…"
Nov 11, 2011
John C. Semmelhack replied to Pam Worner's discussion DHPs in MF projects
"Yes, this can be done and is done.   Many of the ductless heat pump manufacturers have these types of units available. The most well-known is 'City-Multi" from Mitsubishi. The ratio of indoor units to outdoor units depends on the…"
Nov 10, 2011
Alison Snow left a comment for Pam Worner
"Hi Pam, Thanks for the message. I remember seeing your name when I started the certification class 2 years ago! I wanted the information from the course more than the certification because my intention was to incorporate some of the testing into a…"
Nov 10, 2011
Pam Worner replied to Pam Worner's discussion DHPs in MF projects
"Thanks for the reply, David. You're right - it does boil down to whether they need individual metering or not. Mounting the compressors on the exterior probably won't fly, although I've seen photos of those too...in Europe, where they…"
Nov 10, 2011
David Meiland replied to Pam Worner's discussion DHPs in MF projects
"Not an answer to your question, but if you had a common compressor, wouldn't the building owner have to foot the heating bill? I've seen a photo or two showing outside units for individual mini-splits mounted on the exterior wall of a…"
Nov 10, 2011
Pam Worner replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Smart Meters
"I'd love to hear if any utilities are embracing this - I've only seen a few examples of homeowners attempting to take smart home technology beyond lights, security, & A/V.. A recent high-end custom project of mine installed a very…"
Nov 7, 2011
Pam Worner posted a discussion

DHPs in MF projects

I've got a 20-unit 3-story apartment project in Seattle that's evaluating using DHPs vs. tankless hydronic in each unit. I'm a big fan of DHPs but haven't seen them in a MF setting - can they all use a common condenser on the roof? Anybody done this?
Nov 4, 2011
Pam Worner is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 4, 2011

Profile Information

Company
Green Dog Enterprises
Professional Certification
HERS rater; ENERGY STAR, NAHB & Built Green verifier
Professional Interests
energy efficiency in new homes, market research on homebuyers, certification programs, energy modeling, new products
Website URL
http://www.greendogenterprises.com
Blog URL
http://www.greendogenterprises.com/green-builder-tips
Twitter ID
@PamGreenDog

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 9:03am on March 6, 2012, Michael D'Orazio said…

Hello Pam,

I am a member of Home Energy Pro's site and have found it to be a great resource.  I have been around the energy industry and have new social media website focusing on energy conservation: www.greenplug.nu

Im reaching out to members who already share the same interest as Green Plug District will focus on.  We have a founders page up and looking for pepole to join for free create a profile and start adding content at: http://w321503.s182.ufhosted.com/gp-forum/

At 8:23am on November 10, 2011, Alison Snow said…

Hi Pam,

Thanks for the message. I remember seeing your name when I started the certification class 2 years ago! I wanted the information from the course more than the certification because my intention was to incorporate some of the testing into a business I developed but haven't yet gotten off the ground, Greening Homes, which will be a consulting service for homeowners and home buyers. So, I haven't pursued practicing as an auditor. I recently moved from Bellevue to Sammamish and do hope to get very familiar with the Highlands and other new construction on the plateau so I can inform buyers why current codes and further energy/green improvements are beneficial in many ways. Since I have your ear, do you find that builders are requesting Energy Star certifications less now than in the past? I've heard that our codes are now very close to ES standards anyway.

Have a good day!

Alison

At 7:33am on November 4, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Pam,

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!

Don't forget to add your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Richard C. MacCrea replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Most of the posts here are far too narrow in scope. To make the best decision you need to…"
13 hours ago
Tom Mallard replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Thx, Jose, add in u"
15 hours ago
tedkidd replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Thankless water heaters are a GREAT deal.... For the installers. They are usually very…"
16 hours ago
Jose Carreno replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"I have been working with RUUD/RHEEM tank less water heaters (0.94 energy factor) with excellent…"
18 hours ago
Profile IconColleen Neel, Sarah Mostafa, Michael Kelemen and 4 more joined Home Energy Pros
19 hours ago
David I. Shepherd-Gaw replied to Ryan Miller's discussion Wouldn't it make more sense to post jobs on a single board nationally? in the group Job Board
"I have managed and overseen several efforts with www.energyexpert.org and other similar sites. It…"
20 hours ago
David Baerg replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Modeling a Gas Fireplace in Wrightsoft
"I would not include it.  Given that it is likely much less efficient than the gas furnace, you…"
22 hours ago
Ryan Miller posted a discussion

First NC and now GA - Building Performance Associations taking shape

Hi All - Just a quick "this is what we're up to" for the community.The NC Building Performance…See More
22 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service