Craig Bird
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Supply ventilation via inline fan and return duct

Started this discussion. Last reply by Air Track Inc Jun 13, 2014. 6 Replies

I am looking for a mechanical ventilation solution that is a step above the single supply or exhaust fan which is set to the required 62.2 rate. On the flip side, it must be something that is similar…Continue

Combined combustion tester CO + Manometer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Nov 15, 2013. 2 Replies

Wondering if anyone has any feedback on the combustion analyzers that have integrated pressure measurements. I am getting ready to move to two crews and do not want to buy a separate manometer as we…Continue

Insulation/venting/air barrier for cathedral ceiling

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Oct 29, 2013. 21 Replies

I have a client who has built a home that is ready for insulation. That said - it is what it is and I am not looking for what should have been done - there will be no reconstruction. We are the…Continue

Easy Tests for HVAC during audit

Started this discussion. Last reply by John White May 9. 19 Replies

I was looking to beef up my offerings for standard energy audit and feel like some quick screening tests for HVAC would be great. The only test I currently do is a dominate duct test. Since I am…Continue

 

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John White replied to Craig Bird's discussion Easy Tests for HVAC during audit
"Hi Craig, You can do one of the easiest tests to measure the rise and falls in temperature of air conditioner, evaporator coil and the heat exchanger of a furnace or a heat pump. You should also do a duct test but do not try to do a static pressure…"
May 9

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Preston Insulation
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BPI Building Analyst
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Deep energy reductions
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