HI. I'm looking for a database that could help me assess the average energy use of a home (per square foot, probably), separated by climate zone (HVAC, not USDA). I do audits all over the country…Continue
"HI. I am in the market for one exhaust fan flow meter and a pressure pan. Also a C-ring for the blower door. If you have any or all of those items for sale, please reply. Thanks. You can also email me at…"
"I'm not a big fan of TREAT. The biggest issue is that you have to true up the model to within 5% of the utility bill. A great idea except that, from my experience at least, the true up is just a random tweak here and there to make it…"
"I’ll be watching to see what people say...
the only whole house monitor I’ve used was purchased about 5 years ago. It was the TED Energy Detective (or something like that). Very accurate - always within a few KWh of the…"
This thermal camera was purchased new and has rarely been used. Out in the field only a half dozen times. Battery charge has been maintained and there is no sign of reduced battery life. Comes with everything the new camera came with - thermal camera, case, chargers, CD and manual. Everything is like new condition. Photos available upon request.Asking $1000 or best offer.See More
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"I use NEAT. I have taught the software across several states for the past 5 years, and think it does a good job of estimating the needs of the home. It's Manual J is pretty close to a complete ACCA-certified software. "
"Well, sort of... even Washington State has another chart that breaks down the climate zones into smaller chunks. That's because states often recognize a large difference between the north & south, or east portions of their state.…"
"No problem at all Ken. I'm not that familiar with the CEC climate zones, but they are different. My project was looking at the climate zones used by IECC (2006 specifically), which are 1-8 with an optional moisture description. The CEC zones…"
"Thanks for sharing this, Keith.
Just one question, are the DoE and CEC (California Energy Commission) climate zones different? I live and work in 94024 (California CZ 4) but your listing shows it as CZ 3.
"I have used many of the software out there. There are paid modeling software that are quite good (probably my favorite actually is RESNET's RemRate, but you have to be certified with them to use it)
Mostly I use the free Weatherization…"
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