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Psychrometric Chart Training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mahendra Shah Oct 20, 2017. 1 Reply

Looking through the various areas of this site, I didn't see too much information or training on Psychrometrics or the use of the Psychrometric Chart. I believe the understanding of this chart and…Continue

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John Krochmalny replied to Payal Nene's discussion Desuperheater
"The students I taught in my HVAC classes always seemed to have a hard time understanding what Superheat is and a greater difficulty applying the processes involved. I always returned to the basics to explain this concept. The following may clear up…"
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Tell me again: Exactly where do I place that vapor barrier again?

There may be much confusion as to where vapor barriers are placed in building systems. Some people think that it really doesn’t matter just where these are installed whereby others believe that it really does matter.  A critical factor determining the vapor barrier placement is where the building is located; in Northern Climates where heating is the main concern and in Southern Climates where air conditioning is the concern. We can use the psychrometric chart to arrive at a more scientific…See More
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Tell me again: Exactly where do I place that vapor barrier again?

There may be much confusion as to where vapor barriers are placed in building systems. Some people think that it really doesn’t matter just where these are installed whereby others believe that it really does matter.  A critical factor determining the vapor barrier placement is where the building is located; in Northern Climates where heating is the main concern and in Southern Climates where air conditioning is the concern. We can use the psychrometric chart to arrive at a more scientific…See More
Dec 11, 2017
Mahendra Shah replied to John Krochmalny's discussion Psychrometric Chart Training
"John Thanks for show and tell tutorial"
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Psychrometric Chart Training

Looking through the various areas of this site, I didn't see too much information or training on Psychrometrics or the use of the Psychrometric Chart. I believe the understanding of this chart and it's application becomes central to our mission as energy and climate control experts.For those interested, I've developed a 16 minute tutorial called AQ-01 Introduction to the Psychrometric Chart. You can review this presentation by accessing my private YouTube account at the link below.…See More
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Tell me again: Exactly where do I place that vapor barrier again?

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

There may be much confusion as to where vapor barriers are placed in building systems. Some people think that it really doesn’t matter just where these are installed whereby others believe that it really does matter.  A critical factor determining the vapor barrier placement is where the building is located; in Northern Climates where heating is the main concern and in Southern Climates where air conditioning is the concern. We…

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At 9:43am on September 26, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi John,

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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