David Allen's Blog Posts Tagged 'retrofit' (1)

Have You Adjusted Your Thinking to Green?

Over the past couple of years I have attended many seminars mostly on topics relating to green building and the environment. In truth, I was determined to make good use of the construction down time, in this economy, with a goal to learning as much as I could about home performance improvement. One such seminar taught me that the terms sustainable building and green construction have become more than simple buzz words, they have become policies promoted by the government. Policies which at…

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Added by David Allen on March 15, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Static pressure drop through a straight length of pipe is a function of friction rate, and friction…"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Apparently the air passing over the PVC creates a strong static field that in turn impedes air flow."
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Why would you think PVC has high resistance?"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Thanks David - I was going to look at PVC for the HRV but was cautioned against it, not because of…"
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Great post, Sean. I agree that screws are wise when joining metal ducts, but its also true that…"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Various studies have indicated very little air flow along surface of duct (for ventilation - have…"
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Dara Bowser replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Hi Don. We have never considered screws as impeding airflow, but I can see how in some ducts (e.g.…"
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