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Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Tim Thornton
"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…"
Jul 8
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Thanks, John. That is VERY helpful and straight forward. So, net-net, it is possible to do virtually anything with an AC systems that is very carefully designed and implemented, which is not very likely in mass production and clearly did not happen…"
Jul 5
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Thanks, John. My client is a mechanical engineer and he ran the numbers. As it turns out, I suppose this is something that Mechanical Engineers do study in school. He ran the most conservative calculations and compared them to the air flow data that…"
Jul 4
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Yep. We have the leak test data and the air flow data and timed temperature data. Sorry. I did not know I had to send you the reports, boss. Clearly, you are the arbitrator of all things HVAC. I guess that is why I am a Realtor and you are someone…"
Jul 4
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"The fan came with CFL in the fixture/box. So, I assume it is "rated" for CFL's. I did not know there was a rating or qualification for use with CFL's of LED's. I have both lights throughout my house, which was built 9 years…"
Jul 3
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"The problem that i have is in a fan as well. I believe it is just one bulb that goes off and on on occasions. I am pretty sure I have seen it in one bulb on another fan as well. I bought the bulbs at Costco."
Jul 3
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"I don't know what  flat earth assumption is, but Realtors have to work with builders and builders are known for their "black box" designs. "Trust me; it works." No proof. Just trust and promises. As for your side of the…"
Jul 3
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"I have a couple of LED light bulbs that sometimes flash, but not in unison on the same fixture or line like you are seeing. "
Jul 3
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Here is my 2014 experience with a zoned system, a prominent national builder and a client/buyer. This builder put in a dual zoned (single unit) AC system on a home. 4 ton AC system to support a 3100 sf house and the system is not cooling the house…"
Jul 2
Tim Thornton joined Allison A. Bailes III's group
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HVAC

HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Jul 2
Tim Thornton is now a member of Home Energy Pros
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Austin Real Estate Secrets
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