Kurt Shafer commented on Macie Melendez's blog post Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor
"Nice to meet you. I am a whole house fan expert and the inventor of the world's first high performance whole house fan for homes with NO attics. You can see it here - 
http://thorwaldsonwholehousefans.com/rooftopwholehousefan/
It will be in Tractor…"
Jan 29
Kurt Shafer replied to Brett Little's discussion Looking for someone to do a webinar on ERVS and HRVS. Any interest?
"Please email me what happens next to kurt@invisco.com"
Nov 19, 2019
Kurt Shafer replied to Brett Little's discussion Looking for someone to do a webinar on ERVS and HRVS. Any interest?
"I would be happy to do a webinar. I am an expert in home ventilation after selling whole house fans for a decade and inventing the world's highest performance rooftop whole house fan. 

What do you have in mind? 30 minutes??
Kurt Shafer
951 296 3611…"
Nov 18, 2019
Kurt Shafer replied to Rob Madden's discussion Where is the money in energy auditing / home rating?
"There is huge money in asking the homeowner if they want more info on energy saving solar power. Give me their name, I make the sale, I send you $1000 or more. And don't forget whole house fans - they slash the cost of solar so they come for free.…"
Jun 20, 2019
Kurt Shafer commented on Don Ames's blog post 10 Ways to Cool a House Without Air Conditioning
"Fascinating that Don missed the oldest way of cooling homes with no air - whole house fans. Around since the motor was invented, they were the only way to cool until Carrier invented the chiller. Now for the modern version of whole house fans…"
May 16, 2019
Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously VS setting on Auto so it runs when AC or furnace runs
"Jerry, as an energy consultant I imagine you are well versed in solar systems. Have you seen how valuable whole house fans are when combined with solar? Here is a white paper by an expert, Jonathan Hill - …"
Aug 20, 2018
Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously VS setting on Auto so it runs when AC or furnace runs
"Jerry
I don't have videos posted yet but I have some nice pictures from customers. See them here - 
http://thorwaldsonwholehousefans.com/testimonials/
As an energy expert you might be aware of the latest shakeup in the whole house fan space - a…"
Aug 20, 2018
Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously VS setting on Auto so it runs when AC or furnace runs
"Jerry, I am a whole house fan expert but not an HVAC expert. However, I have no idea why any HVAC contractor would advise that. I know it can be done but you are correct  - the new brushless electronically commutated DC motors (ECMs) are incredibly…"
Aug 20, 2018
Kurt Shafer posted a discussion
A patent has been filed by Kurt Shafer for the first Hybrid Turbine Rooftop Ventilator to be built in America. The design is ideal for both residential and industrial/commercial buildings. The whole house fan implementation is described in detail at…
Jul 30, 2018
Kurt Shafer posted a discussion in Job Board
Invisco Whole House Fan Company in Temecula CA sells the highest performance fans in history. The ES6320 pulls 6,320 CFM at 505 watts through one 20 inch throat mounted high in attics. The ER8000 pulls 8000 CFM at 505 watts through one 20 inch…
Apr 24, 2017
Kurt Shafer posted a blog post
Eichler was one of the most famous Mid Century Modern home builders in the 50s and 60s. His homes are all over California. Owners of his designs have not had a whole house fan to help cool their homes until now. I just invented the first rooftop to…
Apr 24, 2017
Kurt Shafer posted a photo
--*Regards,Kurt ShaferTemecula CA951-296-3611*
Jul 5, 2016
Kurt Shafer posted a blog post
News for 2016! I have invented a thermostat for whole house fans that can be used on any installed fan. As you know, whole house fans should not be automatically started because there is no way to know if return air is available in the form of,…
Jun 2, 2016
Kurt Shafer replied to Kurt Shafer's discussion Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?
"Tom, I would like to see that article. Where is it? And what kind of radiant barrier could cost so much and do so little?I am installing what I think will be the perfect solution for my 2800 sf 2 story. First a ridge vent on the 45 foot long clean…"
Oct 29, 2014
Kurt Shafer replied to Kurt Shafer's discussion Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?
"Bud, 
One of the many things I like about these forums is that I always learn something I did not know. 
I am working to wrap my mind around insulation and heat flow in my home. 
Your calculation "limit the surface temperature change to about 4 deg"…"
Sep 3, 2014
Kurt Shafer replied to Kurt Shafer's discussion Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?
"Hal, I was hoping you would tell us what YOU used.
Bud, I did not say my attic was 90. I said my ceiling was 90 in the west facing bedroom at 4 PM in Temecula CA when the outside air was about 100. The attic was far hotter. In an earlier comment I…"
Sep 3, 2014
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