Danny Gough
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Danny Gough commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Well-Built Dumb Home
"The choir loves the message. However, our crusade will always be restricted to the niche few who revel in sustance and performance and relish chatter about CFM(50) and HERS Indexes. Until we recognize that the masses always value style and peer…"
Feb 22
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, 2015
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, 2015
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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 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
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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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