Energy Star Recommendations – Working with an HVAC Contractor

Below are Energy Star suggestions that will help you find the right contractor, get quality and value from the contractor and your new equipment, and get a signed agreement on the work to be done. Many of the following recommendations also apply if you choose to work with a contractor to make other home improvements … Continue Reading »

Manual J Load Calculations – Don’t Make Assumptions, Design Does Matter!

The use of commercial software to calculate the heating and cooling loads greatly simplifies the process. Various software applications that provide results certified by ACCA to meet all requirements of MJ8 are available such as WrightSoft Residential.  Heating and cooling load calculations are dependent on many factors.  This blog covers building orientation, AED (Adequate Exposure … Continue Reading »