Chris Stratton
  • Temple City, CA
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share

Chris Stratton's Groups

Chris Stratton's Discussions

Technical question about mini split heat pump line set maximum length

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Stratton Feb 21, 2018. 3 Replies

Hello!I'm installing a two-zone Mitsubishi mini split (in Pasadena, CA area, 1400 sf, single family detached, one-story home, if context is relevant). This is my first install, and I am trying to…Continue

 

Chris Stratton's Page

Latest Activity

Chris Stratton liked Diane Chojnowski's video
Mar 15
Chris Stratton liked Don Fugler's discussion Choosing a range hood
Aug 16, 2018
Chris Stratton replied to Robert Bean's discussion Low velocity consequences in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Seems like high velocity and low noise are at odds with each other. And one of the biggest impediments to people using range hoods in their homes is noise. Wouldn't requiring higher velocity exacerbate this problem? Sorry forgive my ignorance…"
Jun 14, 2018
Chris Stratton liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post Highlights from the 2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia
May 7, 2018
Chris Stratton commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post How We Turned Our House into a Giant Foam Box, Part I — Wall Insulation By Wen Lee
"@Lloyd -- Yeah, we can't wait either! :) Thanks for reading. We'll provide an update once we've done the after-renovation blower door test. The test-in number was about 3400 cfm50, (~18 ACH50). Lots of room for improvement."
Apr 27, 2018
Chris Stratton replied to Chris Stratton's discussion Technical question about mini split heat pump line set maximum length
"Hi Chris, Thanks again for your help. Update: the system is now up and running. Chris"
Feb 21, 2018
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Chris Stratton
"Hi Chris, 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…"
Jan 4, 2018
Chris Stratton liked Chris Morin's blog post HVAC: A Fast Growing Career Opportunity
Jan 2, 2018
Chris Stratton replied to Chris Stratton's discussion Technical question about mini split heat pump line set maximum length
"Chris, A million thanks! This is very helpful; thank you for sharing your expertise. I can post an update once I'm further along. I am tempted to ask more questions but will not abuse your generosity. :) Happy New Year to you as well! Chris"
Jan 2, 2018
Chris Morin replied to Chris Stratton's discussion Technical question about mini split heat pump line set maximum length
"Hi Chris!   I just happened to come across your question after I posted my most recent blog - Mitsubishi Ductless happens to be my specialty (and full-time job)!   That condenser is pre-charged for 98' of pipe.   Each zone can be…"
Jan 1, 2018
Chris Stratton posted a discussion

Technical question about mini split heat pump line set maximum length

Hello!I'm installing a two-zone Mitsubishi mini split (in Pasadena, CA area, 1400 sf, single family detached, one-story home, if context is relevant). This is my first install, and I am trying to determine if extra refrigerant needs to be added based on the line set distance to each of the two indoor units. The outdoor unit is factory charged with R410A.Outdoor Unit - MXZ-2C20NAHZ2Indoor Unit 1 - PEAD-A12 (pipe length distance from outdoor unit: ~25 feet)Indoor Unit 2 - MSZ-FH12NA (pipe length…See More
Dec 29, 2017
Chris Stratton is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Dec 29, 2017
Chris Stratton liked Diane Chojnowski's video
Dec 29, 2017

Profile Information

Company
JCS Design Build
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Architect / designer, Building energy modeler, Contractor: general (new/remodel), Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Researcher (Lab. academia. etc.)
Professional Certification
BPI, LEED

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros Forum to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros Forum

At 8:57am on January 4, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Chris,

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!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!
Diane, HEP Forum Moderator

 
 
 

Forum Discussions

Water heater ventilation question

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum 25 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Exterior green cladding

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum. Last reply by Dennis Heidner 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Faces & Places of HPC19

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum Apr 5. 0 Replies

high rise humidity

Started by Steve Nations in HVAC. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Apr 3. 7 Replies

Follow the action at #HPC19

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum Apr 2. 0 Replies

Unvented Roof Assembly

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum. Last reply by Wallacebastien Mar 30. 6 Replies

Technology and Customer Service

Started by Kelly Caplenas in General Forum. Last reply by Franco Oyuela Mar 25. 1 Reply

Latest Activity

Luis Hernandez posted a discussion

Water heater ventilation question

Hello everyone,    I encountered a propane water heater with an assistance fan right on top of the…See More
25 minutes ago
Dennis Heidner replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Exterior green cladding
"For cedar plank siding,  if you want to remove and reuse,  use a punch to push the nails…"
18 hours ago
Robert Logston replied to Robert Logston's discussion Mini-Crawl Spaces between City Row-Home's Conditioned Stories
"Thanx for the new word Sean, being "interstitial" space!, for I didn't think mini…"
19 hours ago
Luis Hernandez replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Exterior green cladding
"Color is not the issue, they are cracking and coming off onto pieces on their own, so when I try to…"
yesterday
Pearl Certification's blog post was featured

Home Value Hot Potato – Whose Problem is It?

Are you a home seller, real estate agent, broker, builder, home improvement contractor, appraiser,…See More
yesterday
Ecohouse Solutions posted a video

Air Source Heat Pump, Heat Exchanger System for Low Cost Central Heating, Commercial and Domestic Hot Water Heater: Eco House Solutions, UK

Using our heat exchangers we can save 60-90% of your heating and hot water bills We supply heat exchangers for central heating, hot water, swimming pools, hot tubs, jacuzzis and dairy farms Unlike other systems this means NO extra electricity costs,…
yesterday
Profile Iconbtengie and Anna Stern joined Home Energy Pros Forum
yesterday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Robert Logston's discussion Mini-Crawl Spaces between City Row-Home's Conditioned Stories
"First off it is called an interstitial space - a crawl space is located in only one area of a…"
yesterday

© 2019   Created by Home Performance Coalition (HPC)   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service