Tim Thornton
  • Austin, TX
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Tim Thornton's Groups

 

Tim Thornton's Page

Latest Activity

Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Tim Thornton
"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! Don't…"
Jul 8, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Thanks, John. That is VERY helpful and straight forward. So, net-net, it is possible to do virtually anything with an AC systems that is very carefully designed and implemented, which is not very likely in mass production and clearly did not happen…"
Jul 5, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Thanks, John. My client is a mechanical engineer and he ran the numbers. As it turns out, I suppose this is something that Mechanical Engineers do study in school. He ran the most conservative calculations and compared them to the air flow data that…"
Jul 4, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Yep. We have the leak test data and the air flow data and timed temperature data. Sorry. I did not know I had to send you the reports, boss. Clearly, you are the arbitrator of all things HVAC. I guess that is why I am a Realtor and you are someone…"
Jul 4, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"The fan came with CFL in the fixture/box. So, I assume it is "rated" for CFL's. I did not know there was a rating or qualification for use with CFL's of LED's. I have both lights throughout my house, which was built 9 years…"
Jul 3, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"The problem that i have is in a fan as well. I believe it is just one bulb that goes off and on on occasions. I am pretty sure I have seen it in one bulb on another fan as well. I bought the bulbs at Costco."
Jul 3, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"I don't know what  flat earth assumption is, but Realtors have to work with builders and builders are known for their "black box" designs. "Trust me; it works." No proof. Just trust and promises. As for your side of the…"
Jul 3, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"I have a couple of LED light bulbs that sometimes flash, but not in unison on the same fixture or line like you are seeing. "
Jul 3, 2014
Tim Thornton replied to Jon LaMonte's discussion Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good or Bad Idea? in the group HVAC
"Here is my 2014 experience with a zoned system, a prominent national builder and a client/buyer. This builder put in a dual zoned (single unit) AC system on a home. 4 ton AC system to support a 3100 sf house and the system is not cooling the house…"
Jul 2, 2014
Tim Thornton joined Allison A. Bailes III's group
Thumbnail

HVAC

HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Jul 2, 2014
Tim Thornton is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jul 2, 2014

Profile Information

Company
Austin Real Estate Secrets
Professional Certification
Realtor
Website URL
http://austinrealestatesecrets.com
Blog URL
http://austinrealestatesecrets.com

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 3:58pm on July 8, 2014, 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!

Don't forget to add your profile photo and be sure to put your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Profile IconKelly Vaughn, reshma singh and Richard Hale joined Home Energy Pros
19 minutes ago
Helen Best posted a blog post

Low-Flow Shower Heads Save Water

Just about everyone enjoys a nice long hot shower. It does come with some cost for the water and…See More
5 hours ago
Helen Best liked Helen Best's blog post This Might Be the Most Water-Efficient Shower Head Ever Invented
5 hours ago
Therma-HEXX posted blog posts
10 hours ago
Michael Dunseith posted photos
11 hours ago
Jeffrey Anthony posted a discussion

9 Blower Door Frames, 9 Shrouds, and 11 Fans, and 8 Fan Controllers For Sale

We are clearing out some of our redundant inventory. All items are from The Energy Conservatory.9…See More
13 hours ago
Quinn Korzeniecki posted a discussion

Five Retrotec Products Added to BPI Product List

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has recognized five new products in its Product…See More
14 hours ago
Tom White's video was featured

New York energy policy & North American Passive House Network Conference

New York is increasing its energy standards and is investigating the possibility of implementing the Passive House Standard for new construction and retrofit projects. Interviewee: Ken Levenson, with NY Passive House Assoc and 475.
15 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service