HVAC: An Ultra-Efficient HVAC System

September 23, 2015

For builder-blogger Matt Risinger, one benefit of a well-insulated, super-tight house is the reduced cost of installing and operating a smaller HVAC system.

In this video, Risinger cites four key principles he follows when planning the HVAC system:

  • Use a professional HVAC designer to complete a Manual J load calculation
  • Consider ductless mini-splits whenever possible
  • Provide mechanical ventilation (and dehumidification if necessary)
  • Consider an air-circulation system to counter stack effect.

Read more at Matt Risinger's blog.

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