Ed Whitaker
  • South Ryegate, VT
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Ed Whitaker replied to Shawna Henderson's discussion Exterior Insulation for Deep Energy Retrofits
"Shawna,  I agree with Nate and Ted, as far as ROI is concerned it's hard to beat top, bottom, infiltration and then electrification. When you carefully look at heat loss, spending a lot of money on walls has a very limited gain for the…"
Dec 8, 2017
Ed Whitaker replied to Eric Kjelshus's discussion What made this chimney fall down?
"   I did not see any reference to acidity in the condensate. The acidity will quickly damage the masonry joints. This is why liners and exhaust lines are nearly always acid resistant. This is why the condensate drains are neutralized with…"
Nov 13, 2017
Ed Whitaker replied to Brad Cook's discussion Too many Heat Pump Water Heaters in a basement?
"Brad,   I agree with the comments and would add a couple of thoughts. 1st,  any time you use a HPWH in a cold climate, you are using heat generated by your heating appliance. To avoid that you would need to insulate between the conditioned…"
Oct 16, 2017
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Ed Whitaker
"Hi Ed, Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. 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…"
Oct 16, 2017
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Oct 16, 2017

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Green thermal Systems
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Building energy modeler, Contractor: HVAC
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At 8:40am on October 16, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Ed,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. 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 upload your profile photo.

Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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