daniel manriquez
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Thermostat set points
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I have a programmable thermostat that is, well, dumb. It is willing to set times and abide by those, but it doesn't take in to account the weather.  What I'm looking for is a smart thermostat that…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Blanchette May 17.

In store displays
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Hey all,I'm looking to showcase the energy efficiency offerings we have.  We want to showcase some of our common solutions in our area, which are duct sealing, air sealing, energy efficient light…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Dunseith Feb 13.

 

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daniel manriquez replied to Trip's discussion Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...
"I would talk to Daniel Tait at http://www.nexusenergycenter.org/ . They do a lot of work with contractors in Alabama and could probably help you.   My 2 cents would be to do the numbers, and make sure that you stay ahead of rebate programs…"
Jul 24
Bob Blanchette replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Thermostat set points
"Some of the higher end Emerson thermostats do this. It's called "cool savings" and adjusts the setpoint automatically based on system run time. The more the system runs, the greater the offset."
May 17
tedkidd replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Thermostat set points
"Hi John, That is stretching me a fair distance outside my expertise.  Let me convey the idea, then you can design to it: Imagine you have a milk jug with a few holes in it.  You want to keep it 1/2 full of water and place it under a tap.…"
May 16
John Nicholas replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Thermostat set points
"Ted,  Without using name brands or proprietary terms,  how would you suggest specifying 'communicating equipment'?   Very easy to spec 'Builder's Grade'  80 AFUE, single speed draft induced gas fired…"
May 15
tedkidd replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Thermostat set points
"The best equipment for doing this "communicating" equipment.  I'm most familiar with Carrier Infinity series, but American Standard and Goodman offer similar control I believe. Infinity can manage airflow and staging.  This…"
May 15
John Nicholas replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Thermostat set points
"There are three settings on the Nest.  Heat Only == Cool Only == Heat Cool.  I have several customers on the H/C setting during these shoulder seasons.  It does that.  Not as sophisticated  as your description above.…"
May 15
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Thermostat set points

I have a programmable thermostat that is, well, dumb. It is willing to set times and abide by those, but it doesn't take in to account the weather.  What I'm looking for is a smart thermostat that can learn my behavior and also make decisions based on the humidity inside the house and the temperature outside.NEST and other smart thermostats seem to be able to predict temperature but not more advanced analytics. Does anyone know a thermostat that can move with the weather? Especially for sudden…See More
May 14
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Thermostat set points

I have a programmable thermostat that is, well, dumb. It is willing to set times and abide by those, but it doesn't take in to account the weather.  What I'm looking for is a smart thermostat that can learn my behavior and also make decisions based on the humidity inside the house and the temperature outside.NEST and other smart thermostats seem to be able to predict temperature but not more advanced analytics. Does anyone know a thermostat that can move with the weather? Especially for sudden…See More
May 14
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In store displays

Hey all,I'm looking to showcase the energy efficiency offerings we have.  We want to showcase some of our common solutions in our area, which are duct sealing, air sealing, energy efficient light bulbs, sealing chases and fir downs, and adding insulation.  We have a store where we are trying to do displays of each of these things.  What we've thought up for each is below:Duct sealing - Fan with small plenum and two ducts coming off and terminating.  One sealed, one unsealed.  Questions - Does…See More
Feb 19
Michael Dunseith replied to daniel manriquez's discussion In store displays
"Check the photos here - http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/GreenJobsTrainingCenter Maybe you will get some ideas."
Feb 13
Tom Conlon replied to daniel manriquez's discussion In store displays
"Hands on props are highly recommended; all the better in a store-front type environment. Over the years, we've developed and used many tangibles in our classes for home inspectors and REALTORS.  One of my personal favorites is a portable…"
Feb 13
Tom Conlon replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Residential Energy Efficiency displays in the group Marketing Energy Efficiency
"Hands on props are highly recommended; all the better in a store-front type environment. Over the years, we've developed and used many tangibles in our classes for home inspectors and REALTORS.  One of my personal favorites is a portable…"
Feb 13
Hal Skinner replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Residential Energy Efficiency displays in the group Marketing Energy Efficiency
"Hi Daniel, I have worked with an insulating coating for 30.  I have been a manufactures engineering rep for that product for almost all those years.  As a rep, some of m,y duties were to train and certify applicators / contractors and…"
Feb 12
Bud Poll replied to daniel manriquez's discussion In store displays
"Hi Daniel, Trying to explain to a home owner what a thermal bypass is, is time consuming and mostly ineffective.  Yet a simple physical model will convey the explanation in a heartbeat.  And a dozen models will make you look like an…"
Feb 10
Roy L. Miller replied to daniel manriquez's discussion Residential Energy Efficiency displays in the group Marketing Energy Efficiency
"Contact Anthony Cox - he and the staff have developed many ideas such as this over the years. https://www.communityhousingpartners.org CHP Headquarters 448 Depot Street NE Christiansburg, Virginia USA 24073 540.382.2002 p 540.382.1935 f"
Feb 10
daniel manriquez posted a discussion

In store displays

Hey all,I'm looking to showcase the energy efficiency offerings we have.  We want to showcase some of our common solutions in our area, which are duct sealing, air sealing, energy efficient light bulbs, sealing chases and fir downs, and adding insulation.  We have a store where we are trying to do displays of each of these things.  What we've thought up for each is below:Duct sealing - Fan with small plenum and two ducts coming off and terminating.  One sealed, one unsealed.  Questions - Does…See More
Feb 10

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