Green HVAC Cedar Rapids IA

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Air Filter Sales & Svc
(319) 366-1538
123 14th Ave SE Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Airsource
(319) 377-3407
214 Blairs Ferry Rd NE Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Air Source
(319) 624-2400
206 E Main St Solon
Solon, IA
 
Air Management
(319) 363-7172
222 4rd St. S.E.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Services
Mold Tests, Mold Testing, Mold Inspections, Indoor air quality
Hours
8:00 to 5:00PM M-F
Membership Organizations
IIAQC

Weber Heating, Plumbing, & AC
(319) 849-7085
411 Highway 21
Dysart, IA
Promotion
We only do residential boiler repair!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
AC Unit Installation, Central AC Installation, Commercial HVAC Service, Furnace Installation, Heat Installation, HVAC Contractors, HVAC Maintenance, Residential HVAC Service, Ventilation System Service, Water Heater Installation
Service Types and Repair
AC Unit, Boiler, Central AC, Furnace, Heater, Water Heater

ALLERGY Relief Ctr
(319) 373-4334
5300 N Park Pl NE # 106 Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Air Management
(319) 363-7172
1242 2nd Ave SE Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Comfort Solutions
(319) 854-6945
604 1st Ave
Springville , IA
 
Air Management
(319) 363-7172
222 3rd st. S.E.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Services
Air Filters and Indoor Air Quality
Hours
M-F 9:00AM to 5:00PM

K&C hvac
(515) 598-7481
NULL
Rutland, IA
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
AC Unit Installation, Air Quality Testing, Boiler Installation, Central AC Installation, Commercial HVAC Service, Furnace Installation, Heat Installation, Heat Pump Installation, HVAC Cleaning, HVAC Contractors, HVAC Maintenance, Outdoor Cooling System Installation, Refrigeration System Installation, Residential HVAC Service, Ventilation System Service, Water Heater Installation
Service Types and Repair
AC Unit, Boiler, Central AC, Furnace, Heat Pump, Heater, Outdoor Cooling System, Refrigeration System, Water Heater

Green Building HVAC

Green HVAC Resource

Energy conservation, indoor air quality, and comfort are among the core green building issues encompassed by heating, air-conditioning and ventilation design. These interrelated systems can be complex, expensive to install, and costly to operate but green building also offers many opportunities to simplify and save:

HVAC is more than a few pieces of mechanical equipment. It's a system designed as part of the house. An HVAC system works best when it takes local climate and building designs into account. In a green-built home, heating and cooling equipment can be smaller, less costly, and less complicated.

See Chapter 9 on HVAC in the Green from the Ground Up book for more details or contact us about training .

Designing a System

Central to this premise of thinking small are the many passive solar features built into a green house. HVAC design follows other fundamental building steps that can collectively reduce the size of the heating and cooling system by 30-50%. Solar orientation, insulation, window placement and design, even vegetation on the building site all directly affect heating and cooling loads. Designing a system based on real demand, not conventional practice, is essential.

Green HVAC Transition Guide Incorporate HVAC systems early in the design phase

Makes installation easier and more efficient. Dedicated chases will cut down on labor costs and project complexity.

One or two meetings with the architect or engineer early in the building process.

Systems can often be smaller in green homes with increased insulation saving money

Size HVAC system to meet actual loads using Manual J System is sized appropriately for actual home needs. Reduced heating bills and protects air quality. Careful calculations based on room and home size. The home’s orientation, insulation and window placement affect the heating and cooling load. Manual J is software from ASHRAE Specify high efficiency furnaces and air conditioning units

Save clients energy and money. Increases comfort and reduces pollution. Reduced peak grid load.

Research which manufactures sell the highest efficiency units in your area.

Energy Star models furnaces or air-conditioners with a SEER of 14 or higher.

Seal around electrical outlets and all wall penetrations Small penetrations can mean a lot of heat loss over the life of a building. Squirt a small amount of foam to seal each penetration One can of expansion foam. Look for products that use HFC  rather than HCFC or CFC as propellants. Size ducts appropriately using Manual D heat loss calculations Ducts are sized appropriately for actual room by room needs. Heat or cooling is efficiently blown to all rooms of the house effectively. Ducts are installed and sized for maximum performance Manual D is software from ASHRAE Seal all ductwork with mastic

Leaky ductwork looses pressure and wastes as much as 20% of conditioned air as it travels.

Brush mastic ove...

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