December 21st, 2010

Second Blower Door Test

This morning we had our second blower door test done… Its not normal to have to get a second test done, but our house doesn’t fit very neatly into the LEED so after being granted a series of appeals, we are getting new performance tests. Read the rest of this entry »

November 23rd, 2010

Performance 2

With temperatures in the low 20s last night, we are running through our first real test of how our house deals with extreme cold. Read the rest of this entry »

November 25th, 2009

Our Heating System

As we mention on our house signage, we have no furnace… But we still do have a little bit of heating need, and have been considering a couple of ideas of how to meet that need. Its looking like the system we’re going to use are a couple of simple in-wall Cadet heaters. This was the original plan which we abandoned for a while in favor of a mini split heat pump system, and now that we’re needing to actually specify a system in order to get electrical in place for it we are going back to the Cadet heaters. Read the rest of this entry »

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