Stan Kuhn
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Stan Kuhn replied to Stan Kuhn's discussion How To Deal With Sprinkler Piping Installation in the group Home Energy Ratings
"Thanks Gavin, interesting product.  I'll run it by those doing sprinkled buildings and hope they pick up on the benefits.   "
Jun 17
Gavin Healy replied to Stan Kuhn's discussion How To Deal With Sprinkler Piping Installation in the group Home Energy Ratings
"Hi Stan, We have been dealing with this for a while.  Aside from the insulation freeze issued which if sever enough may warrant  a glycol system (not the greatest option since it requires third party inspections for perpetuity.  The…"
Jun 17
Stan Kuhn replied to Jim Gunshinan's discussion When your shower is in your kitchen...
"I think this is in the wrong Forum, it belongs in Hall of Shame.  One the dumbest ones I've seen, and I've seen a bunch.  Assuming the range exhaust is 100 cfm or better (right!), it may not present a huge moisture issue if the…"
Mar 5
Stan Kuhn replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Have you heard!? BPI's BSP Certificate Approved as Home Energy Score Prerequisite in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Mike, are there any statistics on the number of HES ratings performed, by all providers?"
Mar 4
Stan Kuhn added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Solar Pathfinder For Sale

Solar Pathfinder with tripod, used one time, like new.  Has all documentation and original path diagram sheets that came with it.  Paid 299, selling for 250.  Buyer to pay shipping.  PM if interested.See More
Feb 22
Stan Kuhn replied to Bud Poll's discussion CO poisoning in Yarmouth Maine
"Those of us who know the story about CO detectors need to work to get low-level ones required, or have the UL listing require one that really protects human life.  The home store things will hopefully prevent death, depending upon the person,…"
Feb 19
Stan Kuhn replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"The story I got was that it's for those folks who turn the shower on, then shave, brush teeth (or do other things) while waiting for the water to get hot.  I guess some homes have a really long wait time(!)  I was taught early on to…"
May 7, 2014
Stan Kuhn added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Solar Pathfinder For Sale - As New

Selling this like new Solar Pathfinder with tripod that was used two times.  Cost $299, selling for $ 250.See More
Mar 16, 2014
Stan Kuhn replied to Kari Sauder's discussion Needed: High Efficiency NG HVAC for a 2,100 sf single story building in the group HVAC
"Keri, my thoughts are that you do NOT want a wall heater at each end, unless uneven heating isn't a concern.  What about cooling?  Is it needed/wanted?  If you go with a high efficiency furnace it will be direct vent.  I…"
Mar 12, 2014
Stan Kuhn replied to Mike Kandel's discussion BPI Launches Home Rating Program Using DOE's Home Energy Score
"If there is a comprehensive energy audit, the HES will very likely be proven as just a guess based upon the averages.  And I seriously doubt it will be marketed for what it is.  But the taxpayers have already paid out millions and there…"
Feb 28, 2014
Stan Kuhn replied to Matthew Damon's discussion Upgrading a vented tongue and groove cathedral ceiling in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"The topic has been discussed ad infinitum at the linkedin group Bud shared.  I see this a lot; "High end home, but low budget."  Ironic to me.  If they want it fixed they need to pay the freight.  Do it right, or…"
Feb 12, 2014
Stan Kuhn replied to James Murray's discussion Water Water Everywhere
"I can't understand the situation very well, but you noted "propane wall units and fireplace".  I will bet that they are all unvented; burning propane produces a GREAT amount of water vapor into the living space, as well as…"
Dec 12, 2013
Stan Kuhn replied to scottscontracting's discussion Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers
"Ted, stop "beating around the bush" and tell him like it is :))"
Nov 8, 2013
Stan Kuhn replied to Kari Sauder's discussion raised ranch heating, can't balance it in the group HVAC
"My experience with the ESV3 credentialed contractors is that they only go through the process (kicking and screaming) when they're required to.  So you need to ask for their experience level, and choose one with good experience.  As…"
Nov 8, 2013
Stan Kuhn replied to Kari Sauder's discussion raised ranch heating, can't balance it in the group HVAC
"Kari, unless you have mechanical ventilation your home is tight enough.  7 ACH@50 equates to about the .35 ACH natural rate.  If you do have it then make it as tight as possible."
Nov 8, 2013
Stan Kuhn replied to Kari Sauder's discussion raised ranch heating, can't balance it in the group HVAC
"Kari,  You didn't note that you did a duct leakage test.  If not, I would suggest that first (total and leakage to outside), then airflow at each supply & return to be sure the air is getting to/from where it should.  If you…"
Nov 7, 2013

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RESNET, BPI BA/MFA, CGP
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At 6:58am on January 14, 2011, Armand C Magnelli said…
Glad to hear from you Stan!  This is a good site.
 
 
 

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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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…"
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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. "
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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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