All Blog Posts Tagged 'hvac' (8)

Setting up Your HVAC for Fall Maintenance

Summer is slowing down, you feel the first chill noticeable all around. It helps us to remember a great deal of things: leaves, the occasions/events, all things pumpkin, yet what you ought to likewise put on that rundown is your fall upkeep on your warmer! After a long summer, your HVAC(Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning System) needs the majority of its parts looked at! An inspection guarantees your system is running at…


Added by Crosbey Archery on November 3, 2015 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Energy shortage and HVAC business in Canada!!

Being a country of highest life expectancy, how much self reliant is Canada in power sector???

HVAC consumes a ton of power.........but low grade electrical items and accessories cannot uphold the power surge!! So, often they get spoiled.I reviewed the operation process of several HVAC providers in Markham, Canada. Unfortunately almost all of them are still old school typical operation method that actually does not efficiently gives a boost of supplied electricity. A few of them…


Added by Andrew Schnizel on July 1, 2015 at 7:43am — No Comments

Some Useful Information about Furnace Air Filters

There is not much we can do about the air pollution outside of a house in Ottawa, Canada, but we can do something about the air pollution in your home, emanating from your furnace and air conditioning systems. It does not matter if you live in Montreal, Gatineau Canada, Mississauga or the GTA, has you covered to help you breathe clean air, wild paying less at wholesale prices.

If you are looking for…


Added by Ottawa Furnace Filters on May 21, 2015 at 11:13am — 1 Comment

Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use

A new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) revealed that poor installation of air conditioning and heat pump units often leads to unsatisfactory energy performance. This research took three years to compile, with the help of surveys, field evidence, and various measurements for modeling. The most common installation errors included leaky ducts, improper refrigerant charge, oversizing of systems, and restricted…


Added by Everblue Training on November 26, 2014 at 8:26am — 1 Comment

Mini-Split Heat Pumps are Quirky, Especially their Capacity

Mini-Split Heat Pumps are Quirky and Still Effective

The name "mini-splits" generally refers to heat pump systems with one outdoor unit and one or several smaller capacity air handlers. The efficiency of their operation comes via the inverter compressor and variable refrigerant…


Added by Chris Laumer-Giddens on September 17, 2014 at 1:32pm — 6 Comments

What do Ducted Mini-Splits Look Like?

The most recognizable and commonly used mini-split system is the wall-mounted ductless system. They’re seen all over the world and are starting to become noticed and used here in North America, particularly in homes with small heating and…


Added by Chris Laumer-Giddens on July 31, 2013 at 5:18am — 11 Comments

Why Don't Architects and Interior Designers Care About HVAC Systems?

GUILTY! Once upon a time, I would have scoffed at mechanical engineers and contractors if they'd ask me, as the design architect, for a bigger room to put the HVAC (heating and air conditioning) equipment in.

"Are you crazy? And give up valuable storage space???"

They might have also ask me for dropped soffits and vertical chases to run the ductwork through. To which I would reply:

"What?!?! That's not consistent with my innovative and beautiful design! The…


Added by Chris Laumer-Giddens on December 13, 2012 at 7:54am — 2 Comments

Energy Auditing Ourselves

A short while ago I was in a meeting that centered on creating a flexible winter weatherization plan that would have a wide degree of application.  While such plans are not uncommon in the least, I was surprised to hear that we, as inhabitants, came up as a serious aspect of energy inefficiency.

As someone who works with material and energy inefficiencies,…


Added by Nathan Christensen on January 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Monthly Archives








Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Dan McKee posted a blog post

9 Tips To Get Your Furnace Winter Ready

A well heated, cozy home is what makes the day better when the winter comes in full fledged. So, it…See More
21 minutes ago
Tauran Ivall replied to Tauran Ivall's discussion Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?
"Thanks Graham, There is a distributor in Portland for them. Thanks for the link to the blog.  "
2 hours ago
Bob Blanchette replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"The use of CT's screams commercial service, most likely over 200A. 200A and lower uses simply…"
2 hours ago
Dennis Heidner replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"It's not just the CT's that you need to worry about.   The CT will pick up the…"
7 hours ago
Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"Good point, Dennis. In the case of my original post, we're talking about a digital meter.…"
7 hours ago
Dennis Heidner replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"I think you met the reply for Rod Frost."
8 hours ago
Kevin Wood replied to Tauran Ivall's discussion Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?
" has training on the fiberglass doors. I wanted to transfer the link but I am not…"
11 hours ago
Vernon House posted photos
12 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service