Franco Oyuela
  • Tampa, FL
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Franco Oyuela replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
"The ENERGY STARnew homes program has been around since the mid-1990s and is currently undergoing the transition to version 3. In case you haven't heard, version 3 is much more rigorous than version 2."
Oct 11
Franco Oyuela replied to James McGarvey's discussion Mini Split Heat Pumps
"I highly recommend Mini split systems!  Low cost, energy efficient and durability. Price start from $600 (9000 BTU)  A mini split system consists of two main parts: the outdoor unit and the indoor unit. The outdoor unit is installed…"
Oct 5
Franco Oyuela replied to Melissa Baldridge's discussion The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?
"Are you talking about Nest Learning Thermostat Gen 3? If the answer is Yes. I highly recommend Nest Thermostat! The Nest thermostat supports manual scheduling in increments as small as 15 minutes, but it really shines when you let it handle the…"
Oct 2
Franco Oyuela replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Check it out! The video every HVAC contractor should see.
"Thank for the information! Ductless, mini split-system air-conditioners (mini splits) have numerous potential applications in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. They can also be a good choice for room additions and small…"
Oct 2
Franco Oyuela commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post What do Ducted Mini-Splits Look Like?
"Ducted mini splits should be considered as they can increase energy efficiency while taking advantage of a home’s infrastructure. And, depending on the design, ducted mini-split systems can potentially reduce concerns about duct leakage…"
Sep 26
Franco Oyuela replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Funky Smell in Ductwork
"One of the most common causes of a musty smell in ductwork is the presence of mold in an air conditioner. The mold will grow on both the condenser coils and in the collection pan. The ductwork. Another common issue could be with any of the ductwork…"
Sep 26
Franco Oyuela commented on David Byrnes's video
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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

"If the temperature difference between your bedroom and your living room feels like walking from a sauna into an igloo, there’s likely an explainable reason behind it. Your air conditioning system, that could cause uneven temperatures…"
Sep 21
Franco Oyuela replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"First: Mini split are a great option. Second:vI agree with David that installing on the south wall, above the window woudl work."
Sep 21
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."
Sep 18
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!"
Sep 18
Franco Oyuela commented on Simply Better Air's blog post Best HVAC Equipment for an Energy Efficient Homes
"When it comes to heating and cooling systems, energy-efficiency should be major factor in your purchasing decision. When we are talking about energy-efficiency, we are referring to the capability of your comfort system to cool or heat your home by…"
Sep 12
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post 5 Benefits of Installing Ductless Air Conditioners
"The benefits of ductless air conditioning systems outweigh the disadvantages. But before you purchase a ductless air conditioning system, make an informed decision!"
Sep 12
Franco Oyuela commented on Chris Morin's blog post Heat Pumps and Record Snowfall
"Heat pumps draw air from the areas surrounding them (all four sides of the outdoor unit). It is important to clear these areas of snow and ice build up in order to allow air to freely reach the heat pump. This will allow the heat pump to operate as…"
Sep 6
Franco Oyuela commented on Chris Morin's blog post The #1 Item Missing from High-Efficient HVAC Installations
"Electronic solid state phase protector has been around for some time now with the advancement in the semiconductor technology. It has enabled the design of this device that is used as part of the motor controls. They are accessory devices that…"
Sep 6
Franco Oyuela commented on Andrew Schnizel's blog post Energy shortage and HVAC business in Canada!!
"Ductless mini-splits provide a high-efficiency alternative to conventional window-type or wall-type HVAC equipment. In addition to offering energy efficiency, ductless mini-splits can be installed with minimal modifications to indoor spaces."
Sep 3
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Furnace Duct Cleaning: Know About Their Pros and Cons
"Duct cleaning could improve health and hygiene. Duct cleaning can improve your AC and Heating efficiency."
Sep 3

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At 8:41am on May 3, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Franco,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. 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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