"You might look into software that uses ASHRAE's Manual J criteria for calculating the heating and cooling load for homes. The HVAC guy that calculated the load on my house used Elite (www.elitesoft.com) and, based on the analysis he…"
"The water is beading up on the rim joists on the inside. I don't believe I have condensation in the walls but I don't know for sure. The wall construction is 2x4s, R-13 batt insulation with OSB sheathing on the outside, a tar…"
"My brother and I built a 750 SF cabin over a crawl space on the Brazos River in North Texas and am having moisture control problems in the crawl space. We've laid out 6 mil plastic and overlapped and we need to seal the laps and…"
"Thanks for sharing. You are right. It was worth a read.
I've kept up with the EcoAlign market surveys over the years and from gleaning these reports, a profile of the typical customer has come into focus for me. …"
"Attached are the 1st three EcoPinion survey reports that I referenced earlier. The initial survey was taken the 1st week of Nov-07 so some of this information may be considered a little dated. However, at a high level, I think…"
"I live in the Dallas/Ft Worth area and am not an HVAC pro myself but I have talked to variety of reputable HVAC professionals on this topic and offer the following.
Strictly from an economic viewpoint, in the short term, zoned…"
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Oak Ridge National Lab has partnered with GAF to host a technology challenge on roofing systems. The challenge is part of the online crowdsourcing site, JUMP, and aims to identify innovation solutions for ensuring energy efficient and durable…
Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers have become a top choice for anyone looking for an alternative cooling solution from their home or office. In the past, evap cooler technology was limited for use in large operations that have easy…