Danny Gough
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  • Lewisville, NC
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Danny Gough replied to Tony Rigdon's discussion Best house measuring tools...
"Tony, I was talking to a Real Estate broker about 6 months ago and he mentioned something that intrigued me. Apparently not enough to investigate. But none the less , this guy is not the typical RE Agent. He has a graduate degree in physics and is…"
Jun 11
Danny Gough replied to Tony Hicks's discussion Slab-on-grade Insulation
"This is a tough detail because the foam on the edge of a slab doesn't provide sufficient bearing for the stud wall. 2 inches of foam on the edge only gives 2 inches of structural support to the sole plate. You almost have to go with 2x6 wall.…"
Apr 16
Danny Gough's photo was featured

Excess parts - Who needs em?

The cylindrical gray device sitting on top of this geothermal heat pump is a liquid line refrigerant dryer shipped inside the unit. The instructions provide it is to be installed in the liquid refrigerant line to remove moisture and contaminants. I…
Jan 27, 2014
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Excess parts - Who needs em?

"I like to see 2 hot water heating tanks the 1st is for the desuper heater and 2nd is hooked up to power  with out 2 tanks there is not energy saving. I like to see more support on all pipes just to much wiggle room to pinch pipe. If you flush 3…"
Jan 21, 2014
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Excess parts - Who needs em?

The cylindrical gray device sitting on top of this geothermal heat pump is a liquid line refrigerant dryer shipped inside the unit. The instructions provide it is to be installed in the liquid refrigerant line to remove moisture and contaminants. I…
Jan 18, 2014
Danny Gough joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Jan 18, 2014
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Danny Gough
"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,…"
Dec 30, 2013
Danny Gough replied to Trish Holder's discussion Geothermal Indoor Air Quality
"Hi Trish, I cannot think of any reason why a ground source unit would provide any better IAQ than a conventional heat pump, with one exception. The ground source unit has no need to defrost. So there will be no reverse cycle cooling calls in the…"
Dec 25, 2013
Danny Gough is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Dec 24, 2013

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Company
Energy Solutions, Inc.
Professional Certification
Certified ACCA Instructor, NAHB University of Housing Approved Instructor, HERS Rater, NC Licensed Mechanical Contractor, BPI Building Analyst
Professional Interests
Improving the quality of indoor living for all I serve - placing them in the center of the design process and creating an indoor environment that promotes better health and wellness.

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At 12:04pm on December 30, 2013, Diane Chojnowski said…

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!


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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
Saturday
Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
Saturday
Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
Saturday
Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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