Rich Manning
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Rich Manning replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Vented attics is the best way to go unless you put the mechanicals in the attic, then an unvented attic is needed. You can get more information on www.buildingscience.com"
Nov 3, 2016
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Nov 3, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion ERV Configuration
"Luis, I would install a balanced ERV. You need to exhaust the bathroom and kitchen to ASHRAE 62.2 and install supply to the bedrooms and other living areas. Yes it would be an independent system with duct work, and you would need to get creative on…"
Sep 19, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion ERV Configuration
"How is it possible that there is NO ventilation in this house. How could it have it passed a final inspection by the building dept.! This is crazy!!"
Sep 19, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion BPI Announces the Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship Program
"I like to thank you for remembering Jon this way. I'm sure he would be happy. He was a great guy!!!"
Sep 19, 2016
Rich Manning commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Raising the BARrier in North Carolina Mountain Home, Air Tight Ceiling
"Excellent!!!"
Sep 19, 2016
Rich Manning liked Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Raising the BARrier in North Carolina Mountain Home, Air Tight Ceiling
Sep 19, 2016
Rich Manning commented on Jan Green's blog post Wonky HVAC System
"It looks like a heat pump with one supply and one return. Interesting!!! Where is the house located?"
Sep 8, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Melissa Baldridge's discussion IECC 2012 & 2015 Compliance & HRVs
"It sounds like your (100cfm) may be too low for a 5000sf house. Are you following 62.2? Also, Zehnder wattage should be around 24W from my knowledge. These units have been installed in Passive Houses. The sensible recovery seem low as well. I would…"
Aug 11, 2016
Rich Manning commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Elevate Energy Mythbusters: Windows & Attics Edition
"Amber, Good blog, but heat does not rise. Heat always goes to cold. Hot air rises!"
Jun 30, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Don Hynek's discussion Testing "Magic Pak" units?? in the group Multifamily Buildings
"Yes, Get a bucket truck!"
Jun 2, 2016
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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
Jun 2, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion May Newsletter & Let's Play Stump the Chump!
"No pipe insulation"
May 19, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Thanks Dan for the information! Education sure helps"
May 9, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Poll: Where do you go for information on home performance?
"My favorite is Building Science Corp. Its not only comprehensive, its free!"
May 5, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"80% seems a little  high to me for the solar system. Typically one would size the system to cover the summer load. It would be interesting to see your reasoning."
May 5, 2016

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At 6:17am on October 24, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Rich,

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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