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Building HVAC Science -Comfort, health & energy efficiency

Aug 16, 2019


I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean

While we picked a specific topic, this is a wide-ranging episode with my friend in the industry, Eric Stromquist of – 2nd generation controls distributor based out of Atlanta, GA.


Aug 9, 2019

To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.


HVAC and building performance contractors are seeing more homes built or retrofit to tighter levels. Blower door test outs like 3, 2, 1 ACH50 or less.


What do you do when the “house can’t...

Aug 1, 2019

In this age of high technology and Jedi Knights, we often overlook the need of personal involvement, but we do so at our own risk.

William H. McRaven (American Solider)

Attention all HVAC Techs:

Soon someone will be looking over your shoulder.


Not it’s not the Homeowner, with severe coffee breath and a million...

Feb 11, 2019

Looking to be a better HVACR Tech?


One key aspect is keeping up to date with changing equipment, products and techniques.

And that is no mean feat.


In order to do so, you need to help yourself to training and education where ever you can get it.

Like this podcast… especially because it is on a lesser known topic:...

Feb 4, 2019

Today we turn the tables and your host becomes the guest!

As you may or may not know Marilyn and I are building a new high-performance home this year (2019).


Even though I have been involved in home performance for 30 years, it was in the narrow field of test and measurement, not in construction detail...