David Fay's Groups (20)

  • Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

    331 members Latest Activity: Aug 30

    Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to…

  • 1000 Home Challenge

    138 members Latest Activity: Apr 8

    Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from…

  • Historic Home

    70 members Latest Activity: Jul 9

    Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key…

  • Multifamily Buildings

    150 members Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2017

    For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to…

  • News & Announcements

    59 members Latest Activity: Aug 20

    Share your news and announcements with the community in this group.

    To post news or an announcement, please start a new…

  • Renewable Energy

    72 members Latest Activity: Aug 31 This group will focus on the issues associated with incorporating renewable energy sources like Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Geothermal, Small Wind,…

  • Trainers and Mentors

    131 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2017

    Share your experience with different training and mentoring methods. Learn about new training tools, certifications and training programs.

  • Building Simulations

    74 members Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2017 Work collaboratively to find easier, more accurate and better ways to model, predict and verify a home's energy consumption.

  • Job Board

    154 members Latest Activity: Sep 4

    This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including energy auditors, technicians, and weatherization…

  • Tools of the Trade

    105 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2017 A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a…

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    345 members Latest Activity: May 21

    Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of…

  • Energy Efficient Design

    74 members Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2017 Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table... How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.

  • Hall of Shame

    160 members Latest Activity: Jul 9 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    107 members Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2017 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • Social Media and Energy Efficiency

    104 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

    Tell us how you reach customers, contractors and others using online social media.

  • Weatherization

    164 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2017 Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.

  • HVAC

    207 members Latest Activity: May 16 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…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    195 members Latest Activity: Feb 16

    This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)

    335 members Latest Activity: Jul 23

    BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit…

  • Marketing Energy Efficiency

    253 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2017

    Sharing ideas, tools and examples of promoting energy efficiency to consumers

Forum Discussions

Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela yesterday. 5 Replies

Think of the house as a really big duct

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC. Last reply by John White on Friday. 2 Replies

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Beverly Lerch on Thursday. 13 Replies

Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John Nicholas on Thursday. 10 Replies

What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Latest Activity

Franco Oyuela commented on David Byrnes's video
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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

"If the temperature difference between your bedroom and your living room feels like walking from a…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"First: Mini split are a great option. Second:vI agree with David that installing on the south…"
yesterday
Pearl Home Certification's blog post was featured
Friday
John White replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"Thanks for sharing this helpful information. Want to read more on duct cleaning pros and cons.…"
Friday
Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Thank you, thank you!  I appreciate your insights.  I agree with the idea that installing…"
Thursday
David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Hi Jan, in a room like that with a relatively balanced aspect ratio, flat ceiling and not much…"
Thursday
Rick Blair joined Kyle Brown's group
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Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers…See More
Thursday
Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"This is a very rough diagram of the detached casita.  There are currently no windows in this…"
Thursday
Sean Wiens liked Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
Thursday
Andrea Simmonsen liked David Byrnes's video
Thursday
Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thanks.  A very reasonable, practical answer.  We have done our experimenting and ceiling…"
Thursday
Pearl Home Certification posted a blog post
Thursday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Jerry, ;Have you opened the cathedral ceiling?  "
Thursday
Blake Reid replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Good opinions in these replies!  I'll just add a few: * Experiment.  It's your…"
Wednesday
John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Condensation on ceiling occurs when the attic space above is poorly ventilated or insulated. The…"
Wednesday
Joshua P Murphy is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"THANKS for the information. Ducted mini splits offer hidden benefits."
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Wayne Melancon's discussion What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?
"Get into commercial, it's more money!"
Tuesday
David Byrnes's video was featured

Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

Ever wonder if your air conditioner is working right because one room never gets a cool or warm as others? Do you need a bigger air conditioner to fix a room...
Tuesday
Profile IconEric MacCallum, Adam Morgan and Caolan Hutchens joined Home Energy Pros Forum
Monday

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