Danny S. Parker
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Phased Deep Retrofit Project in Florida

Started this discussion. Last reply by Curt Kinder Jan 8, 2014. 14 Replies

Dear Pros,How much could be saved in retrofits that blanketed a large group of homes with simple measures collected detailed audit information and then came back to custom retrofit the homes in…Continue

 

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Florida Solar Energy Center
Professional Certification
Research Scientist
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Very low energy homes, in fact, zero energy homes.
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http://dannysparker.com
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Assessing long-term PV performance in a low-energy home

Posted on August 17, 2014 at 3:55am 0 Comments

Zero Energy Home Friends,

My daily PV output from a 6.56 kW PV system has averaged 22.7 kWh/day over the last two years.

kWh= AC kWh from inverter to grid

irrday= cumulative kWh/m2/day plane of array

pvptmp= array temperature (F) taken on back on one of the modules

obs= elapsed…

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How much energy to cook that turkey

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 12:29pm 2 Comments

All,



How much electricity is need to roast a Thankgiving turkey & the rest of the holiday cooking extravaganza?



Monitoring baseline data from the Phased Deep Retrofit project being done by Florida Solar Energy Center for U.S. Department of Energy allows us to answer that question. Thanksgiving cooking in our 30 home, all electric sample averaged 2.76 kWh, 2.03 kWh more than it did on the Thursday before Thanksgiving (0.73 kWh)



Note that in the…

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At 5:04pm on August 8, 2012, Tom Conlon said…

Thanks for the great workshop yesterday in San Ramon. Just what the doctor ordered!

At 9:50am on October 21, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Danny,

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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