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Rick Karg replied to Carly@AirCycler's discussion The (Small) Cost of Ventilation Without Recovery
"As a member of the ASHRAE 62.2 committee (and president of Residential Energy Dynamics, the author of the AirCycler ventilation cost calculator), I am aware that the 62.2 committee has not officially declared whether balanced or unbalanced…"
May 22
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Controlling Airflow in Existing Dwellings

"David, I am the guy who put together and narrated the video.I am sorry you missed the section in the video about increased heating load resulting from ventilation, which was 6.4 therms (slide 9). I did mention the increased cooling load, but did not…"
Jun 26, 2014
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Controlling Airflow in Existing Dwellings

"You did not add the (other) expected yearly running costs for the ventilation unit (additional air conditioning costs for heat/coll/dehumidify, any replacement parts/service, etc.) in the initial SIR computation; you only talk to the fan electrical…"
Jun 26, 2014
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Controlling Airflow in Existing Dwellings

The new concept of "controlling airflow" is discussed with a Savings-to-Investment Ratio (SIR) calculated. Controlling airflow includes 1) air sealing to red...
Jun 25, 2014
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"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,…"
Jan 30, 2014
Rick Karg replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Calculating BTU lost per cfm leaks
"Give the Advanced Infiltration tool a try from Residential Energy Dynamics (RED); I think it will do all you need. It is based on the Alberta Infiltration Model (AIM-2) and it includes TMY3 weather data for North America. It will give you the fuel…"
Jan 27, 2014
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At 2:41pm on January 30, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

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