Daniel Baur-McGuire
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Sounds like u opened the hornets nest! I would say a 2600 sq ft home shouldn't need more than 2tons a/c depending where u are at. More tonnage can cause issues. Especially makes it difficult for the system to pull moisture out of the air of it…"
Monday
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NYC DEPT OF BUILDINGS TR8 ENVELOPE TESTING

"Looks fun. How did you connect all the fans together or did you adjust the flows manually? The reverse set up is neat. Are you pressurizing or depressurizing? Did you take your reference or input pa from inside? so many questions!"
Jun 19
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Bob Reuther's discussion log home roof insulation
"I would look to stop air from penetrating the ceiling. I would guess hot air is able to rise through penetrations in the ceiling or the ceiling itself, washing batt insulation. If you are going to remove the roof and use closed cell foam it will fix…"
Jun 19
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Jerry Needham's discussion CONDENSATION ON CEILING AND WALLS OF MASTER BR
"Spray closed cell foam and get rid of soffit venting. Problem fixed! Adding soffit vents just allowed hot moist air to hit, I assume, an underinsulated and non air sealed space. Doubt they actually vented the space with baffels all the way up the…"
May 31
Daniel Baur-McGuire joined Norm Bourassa's group
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Multifamily Buildings

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 share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Feb 14, 2017
Larry R Waters replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Wanted: TEC duct blaster fan and canvas for use in the blower door frame in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"I have a tech duct blaster kit with the 35 manometer for sale the whole thing $300 plus. Shipping."
Dec 22, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to angela stanzione's discussion Used Weatherization and auditing equipment for sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"hi pics and prices for duct blasters, and flow hood please. email Dan@missiongogreen.com"
Dec 15, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire liked Rob Madden's discussion Blower Door Testing With James Brown...
Dec 15, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Wanted: TEC duct blaster fan and canvas for use in the blower door frame

Hi Im looking for a TEC duct blaster fan and the canvas for use in the blower door frame.Also looking for a flow hood and a tec wifi adaptor.PM me on here or email me at dan@missiongogreen.com  Thanks!See More
Dec 13, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire joined allen p tanner's group
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

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 purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
Dec 13, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"oh and facia vents I have never seen before but make lots of sense once I saw a diagram. Kept thinking to myself isnt all that rain and snow just going to get blown in the attic by the wind. Opps I was thinking of a vent on the face of the facia not…"
Nov 15, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Someone sent me this link to a great Joe video. Answered all my questions! Joe for President, oh wait he's Canadian.  And thanks everyone for the links and info.  http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/?xg_source=msg_mes_network"
Nov 15, 2016
Rich Manning replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Vented attics is the best way to go unless you put the mechanicals in the attic, then an unvented attic is needed. You can get more information on www.buildingscience.com"
Nov 3, 2016
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Just a couple of quick thoughts I love Hot Roof systems, but vented also works fine - the catch is the install on both has to be done right especially as you get farther & farther north (or into colder areas). For a simple ranch house vented is…"
Oct 28, 2016
Daniel Baur-McGuire liked John Porterfield's discussion Systematic Study of Retrofit Practices
Oct 13, 2016

Profile Information

Company
The Element Group
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator
Professional Certification
HERS Rater, RESNET
Professional Interests
Passive Solar homes
Horticulture Conservation
PV Power

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At 2:56pm on October 12, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Daniel,

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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Jonathan Nadle commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Our First Year with Solar Panels, by Chris Stratton
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Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
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grey staples commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Our First Year with Solar Panels, by Chris Stratton
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Brennan Less commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Our First Year with Solar Panels, by Chris Stratton
"Hey Chris, y'all are kicking butt!! I'm sure your new HVAC won't use any energy,…"
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Rich Manning replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Have them call a HVAC contractor and install a filter system"
12 hours ago
Rich Manning replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Looks like a leaking ridge vent"
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Jonathan Nadle liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post Our First Year with Solar Panels, by Chris Stratton
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Franco Oyuela commented on Allison A. Bailes III's blog post The Ductopus or the Centipede - Which HVAC Duct System Is Better?
"Many older homes were constructed without air ducts. Ductless systems can provide much needed air…"
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Franco Oyuela commented on Allison A. Bailes III's blog post How the Heck Does a Heat Pump Get Heat from Cold?!
"Like conventional central heat pumps, ductless mini-split heat pumps manipulate refrigerant to move…"
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Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Thanks, Larry! You are probably not confused! Apply skin, not a Band-Aid ... or something like…"
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Larry Weingarten replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Hello,  I'm probably confused, but I'd want to know where the dust and dirt are…"
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Leslie Jackson posted a discussion

DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?

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Franco Oyuela commented on Silvie Votrubova's blog post Duct Testing Accuracy
"The ducts that are part of central heating and cooling systems offer one of the best opportunities…"
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