Luke Langhals
  • Athens, OH
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Luke Langhals replied to Benny Saroukhani's discussion Fresh air vent
"David, I'm not sure I can agree with the idea that an ERV operating continuously will distribute moisture from periods of showering in any quantity that would lead to an interior moisture issue. Generally, most ERV systems are pulling air from…"
Sep 6
Luke Langhals replied to Benny Saroukhani's discussion Fresh air vent
"David is absolutely correct that ERV systems independent of the furnace fan will always perform better. Best case scenario for efficient fresh air -- installing the HRV/ERV to extract independently from bathrooms and the kitchen. While…"
Aug 31
Luke Langhals replied to Benny Saroukhani's discussion Fresh air vent
"The amount of CFM pulled through that fresh air duct will be completely unconditioned. Obviously adding that amount of load to the A/C and Furnace. Let's assume it is 50-80 CFM of unconditioned air coming into the return whenever the central…"
Aug 30
Luke Langhals replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"If an E/HRV system is installed in unison with the furnace ducting -- you might consider making the ventilation system operate in unison with the furnace fan. Many clients choose to run both systems on a timer set to activate for 20 minutes each…"
Aug 20
Luke Langhals commented on Efficiency First California's blog post Is Health The Future of Home Performance?
"I received a call from a recent ERV installation stating that she painted a bedroom in her house. She said the house smelled terribly of paint fumes (naturally...) and she had hoped her ERV would help alleviate the issue. Upon some over-the-phone…"
Jan 8

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UltimateAir Inc
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Ventilation, Energy Efficiency, Passive House, Net Zero,

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Ohio's Most Efficient Rental

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Image 1: The 100K project was designed to have a widely open concept. The home includes 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The 850 sq ft floor area allows for an open interior feel with maximum utilization of every inch.

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At 10:06am on August 9, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Luke,

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!

Thanks!

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Forum Discussions

Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by Jan Green 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Beverly Lerch 9 hours ago. 13 Replies

Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John Nicholas 10 hours ago. 10 Replies

Think of the house as a really big duct

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 1 Reply

What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 4 Replies

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Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Thank you, thank you!  I appreciate your insights.  I agree with the idea that installing…"
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David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Hi Jan, in a room like that with a relatively balanced aspect ratio, flat ceiling and not much…"
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Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"This is a very rough diagram of the detached casita.  There are currently no windows in this…"
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Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thanks.  A very reasonable, practical answer.  We have done our experimenting and ceiling…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Jerry, ;Have you opened the cathedral ceiling?  "
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Blake Reid replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Good opinions in these replies!  I'll just add a few: * Experiment.  It's your…"
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John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Condensation on ceiling occurs when the attic space above is poorly ventilated or insulated. The…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"THANKS for the information. Ducted mini splits offer hidden benefits."
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Wayne Melancon's discussion What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?
"Get into commercial, it's more money!"
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David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Really hard to advise without knowing the layout. But you're asking good questions. Any chance…"
Monday
Jan Green posted a discussion

Mini split installation location

Reaching out to the experts today to ask about location of installation of a mini split.  I'm a…See More
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David Butler replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Among the various opinions expressed here, I offer a few 'truths'... Ceiling fans are…"
Monday
Walter Ahlgrim replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"This is one of thouse topic where you ask 10 people and get 12 different opinions. I will give you…"
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