by John F Robbins  CEM / CSDP

   Designing, building or remodeling to improve energy performance?
   Wishing for major cuts in energy use and bills?
   Considering or planning for passive solar, PVs or solar water heating?

Here's what I offer:

Design, construction drawings & specs for new or remodeled homes & small buildings
    •    Floorplan and window placements oriented and laid for optimized passive solar, natural ventilation and daylight
    •    Better airtightness and insulations by design and construction
    •    Improved moisture tolerances and condensation resistance
    •    Thermal storage where appropriate
    •    Roofs sized for rainwater collection if needed

Assistance lowering energy use by equipment, appliances & people
    •    Heating and cooling
    •    Lights, appliances, office equipment and  entertainment devices
    •    Small electronics

Energy analysis for new & existing homes & small buildings
    •    Energy assessments and evaluations
    •    Calculations to size or assess heating and cooling loads, including heat or energy recovery ventilation
    •    Hour-by-hour thermal analysis for new designs and major remodeling projects  (upto 10,000sf)

Planning for solar water heating & solar electric    
    •    Collector and storage sizing & location
    •    Estimation of solar energy production and reduced conventional usage potentials
    •    Including do-it-yourself and small projects

   My office operates off-grid on solar electricity + batteries since Nov 2001
   This is my 2nd home with solar water heating
   This is my 2nd home with a passive solar addition designed by me
   Current home energy use down by 30% while increasing living space by 40%

John F Robbins  CEM / CSDP


3519 Moffett Rd
Morning View, KY USA  41063-8748