Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
I installed an ERV on my last job with the intake and exhaust utilizing 6" round hard duct.  I have no problem locating an exhaust vent cover for the exterior of the house with a backflow preventer.  However, I cannot locate an exterior cover with a…
May 19, 2015
Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
One of the many green, energy efficiency websites I am subscribed to sent out an email last week that had an article and talked about a paperback book on HVAC everything you wanted to know.  It was about $80.  The comment was "If you have never read…
Mar 26, 2013
Elizabeth Guinn replied to Eric M. Fletcher's discussion Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.
"Do they have gas appliances like a stove?  for every pound of gas burned you pump a pound of water vapor into the house.  It can be pretty significant if you are someone who cooks a lot.  I would also check the Manual J that was done for the heating…"
Sep 13, 2012
Elizabeth Guinn left a comment for Linda Wigington
"I enjoyed the webinar immensely today.  Very informative"
Aug 9, 2012
Elizabeth Guinn replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion RemRate Water Furnace modeling problem
"Thanks for the help.  Didn't want to reinvent the wheel if someone had already been down this path."
Aug 8, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
RemRate allows for a ground source heat pump and you can couple it to the domestic hot water system.  However I need to convert the Water Furnace's 5.0 COP to an equivalent EF.  Any ideas?????
Aug 2, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
While cooking sugar into candy and not being able to locate the thermometer, you instead stand over the pot with your thermal imaging camera.
May 24, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn commented on Elisa Wood's blog post Breaking light bulb myths
"Enjoy your blog immensely.  Great article."
Mar 30, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion Installing an indoor swim spa and what type of insulation to use.
"Thanks for the advice.  I appreciate all your time."
Mar 29, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion Installing an indoor swim spa and what type of insulation to use.
"Most of the design was already decided by the homeowners.  The room is attached, this is southern VA so mixed humid environment.  The room itself will be block walls to match the foundation of the ex. house which will be insulated on the inside with…"
Mar 20, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
     I am consulting on an addition to house an indoor swim spa or endless pool.  I am getting all kinds of feedback from the different insulation companies about what type of insulation to use.  I don't want to recommend something that might be…
Mar 9, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion Sealed Combustion Wood burning stove?
"Thanks for the advice.  I had been looking at the Vermont bun baker http://www.vermontwoodstove.com/ because an oven is a necessary item and the Vermont Castings stove did not come with an oven.  I liked the soapstone sides for residual heat as…"
Feb 14, 2011
Elizabeth Guinn posted a discussion
I am working on a design for a small, potentially off-grid, cabin with serious wall insulation (double wall construction) and air sealing.  For heating, water heating and hopefully cooking, I would like to use a wood cook stove that is a sealed…
Feb 8, 2011