Jim Baerg
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LBL map for determining "n" values

Started this discussion. Last reply by Max Sherman Jun 8, 2012. 3 Replies

I am curious about the zone map developed by LBL that is used for calculating Building Tightness Limits (BTL)  The map is ubiquitous, but pretty crude.  It certainly doesn't correspond to avg wind…Continue

 

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Jim Baerg replied to Shawna Henderson's discussion Exterior Insulation for Deep Energy Retrofits
"I did 2 projects last year, both on houses where the siding was being replaced.  The first, in Portland, was on a house where the stucco had failed.  We dense packed the 2x4 walls w/ cellulose, then used 1.75" iso w/ rainscreen, then…"
Friday
Jim Baerg commented on Dannie Jackson's blog post Designing A Smart Home With Phase Change Thermal Mass
"I live in a 100 year old brick house with double wythe exterior walls.  A few years ago, I insulated the space between the inner and outer bricks.  We live in a dry climate with 20 to 30 degree temp swings in the summer, so we religiously…"
Nov 2
Jim Baerg commented on Dannie Jackson's blog post 3D Modeling Of Homes
"Here's how I use SketchUp. I typically do some pencil sketching first, then lay out a floor plan and perhaps a critical section or two in ACAD. I then transition to SketchUp Pro where I import the floor plans. I build the 3d model off the plan,…"
Oct 2

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Montana Energy+Design
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At 4:05pm on June 28, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jim,

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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Heating Houses in Hawaii (pt. 1)

Started by Blake Reid in General Forum 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

Low Leakage home with cathedral ceiling

Started by Dav Camras in General Forum. Last reply by David Butler on Friday. 3 Replies

2005 EPAct tax credit

Started by Mandy Leazenby in General Forum. Last reply by Mandy Leazenby on Thursday. 2 Replies

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Tell me again: Exactly where do I place that vapor barrier again?

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David Butler replied to Dav Camras's discussion Experience with new energy monitoring tools such as Curb, Sense, Nerio and Smapee
"Steve, my understanding from having followed NILM research in years past is that the monitoring…"
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David Butler commented on Blake Reid's blog post Heating Houses in Hawaii (pt. 1)
"I haven't used Treat but if it has a Design Heating and Cooling load report, I'm sure…"
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Steve Schmidt replied to Dav Camras's discussion Experience with new energy monitoring tools such as Curb, Sense, Nerio and Smapee
"Like Dan I've had my Sense installed for about a year and so far it has not lived up to the…"
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Blake Reid commented on Blake Reid's blog post Heating Houses in Hawaii (pt. 1)
"David, you've found my problem.  How to find good inputs, still use some…"
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David Butler replied to Dav Camras's discussion Experience with new energy monitoring tools such as Curb, Sense, Nerio and Smapee
"re: Scott's comment about The Energy Detective monitoring individual appliances... TED uses a…"
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David Butler commented on Blake Reid's blog post Heating Houses in Hawaii (pt. 1)
"What software are you using? Proper heat load calculations are based on the local Design…"
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