The #1 Online Resource for Heating Questions:

Looking for an answer to all of your heating questions? Ask Dan Holohan. He’s the founder of the #1 online resource for heating questions: If Dan doesn’t know the answer, “The Wall” will (read below to learn more). I don’t remember how I stumbled across, but I’ll tell you one thing…I stayed on the […]

February 27th, 2015|Categories: HVAC Design, Hydronic Heating, Teaching|Tags: , , |

The Third Most Common Mistake Made Designing Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

This is the last part in a three part serious about the three most common errors that geothermal designers make when designing ground source heat pumps system. If you’ve been following, the main concern for a very simple reason, the geothermal industry is small but quickly growing so it’ll be best to minimize any black eyes from poor system design.

In my last two posts, I’ve outlined the first two big mistake made by designers.

Underestimating the importance of accurate peak heating and cooling load calculations
Not Giving Proper Consideration to Alternatives posted on Heating

The third mistake is simple, don’t overcomplicate the design.


April 11th, 2011|Categories: Building Science, Heat Pumps|Tags: , , , , | – A Vibrant Online Community for Heating Professionals

Have you ever heard of Last year I had several people I really respect, longtime contractors in the HVAC business, tell me about it.  I figured I better check it out… is filled with technical information about heating systems, both new and old.  Dan Holohan runs the site and he has a knack for […]

February 18th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |