e.alleg wrote:Has anyone done a study or any testing to determine the difference between methods, maybe to see what uses less fuel or makes the house more comfortable?
Hank Rutkowski, PE has a procedure for this analysis. See:
This link is broken, either the page no longer exists or there is some other issue like a typo.
for the Excel spreadsheet. To get the values to plug into the spreadsheet cells you must buy the book. You want "Manual J version 8", not the abridged edition. $85 for ACCA members, $130 for non-members. A good Mechanical Engineering College library should have it.