Rich Manning
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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
Rich Manning replied to Don Hynek's discussion Testing "Magic Pak" units?? in the group Multifamily Buildings
"Yes, Get a bucket truck!"
Jun 2
Rich Manning joined Norm Bourassa's group
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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
Rich Manning replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion May Newsletter & Let's Play Stump the Chump!
"No pipe insulation"
May 19
Rich Manning replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Thanks Dan for the information! Education sure helps"
May 9
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
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
Rich Manning replied to Gabrielle Rossetti's discussion Call for Proposals - Green Building Online Training
"I don't have any proposals Gabrielle, but if you get some let me know. I really enjoy your courses. "
May 5
Rich Manning replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"I don't think anyone can dispute the fact that the roof would be cooler, although putting a number on it would be difficult. As far as using it to lower the cooling load and therefore the KWH, in my opinion would be risky and unwarranted.…"
May 5
Rich Manning replied to Shaun 's discussion Commercial duct testing
"The IECC code states that the area between a drop ceiling and roof is considered as unconditioned. I don't know why it would be unfeasible to test the ducts, and I'm not sure of the parameters of why they would be tested. Is someone saying…"
May 5
Rich Manning commented on Tom White's video
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RESNET HERS Index and the 2015 IECC

"Thanks Tom, Great webinar!!!"
Apr 21
Rich Manning replied to Dave Hahn's discussion Airflow "through" a building or "beneath" the exterior cladding
"Interesting observation. It sounds like your a good Home inspector. It seems to me like the air movement is the  from the latter. The air is moving through the wall assembly caused by the Delta-P, and it is showing up where the…"
Apr 1
Rich Manning replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Radon: Truth vs. Myth
"Its amazing that when confronted with facts how one's objectivity seems to wane. Human nature is an unpredictable consequence of reality."
Mar 19
Rich Manning replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Tour of home performance training center
"I've been there. If there is any tool or device that relates to home performance its in this place! If not, its not worth mentioning. "
Mar 15
Rich Manning replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Vermiculite in the fireplace
"If its vermiculite treat it as having asbestos, unless you want to pay someone to test it, and I would not do a blower door until it has been proven."
Feb 29
Rich Manning commented on Anthony Adams's blog post Bonus room attic walls heat load
"If the attic is vented to treat it as an exterior wall, if not vented then its adjacent to an unconditioned space. Just determine the sf and U-valve. As far as infiltration, if you can't do a blower door that's fine, if not try to…"
Feb 29

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Energy Master & Environmental Solutions
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BPI, HERS Rater, Green Rater, LEED for Homes Professional
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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!

Thanks!

Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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