Larry Kinney

Larry Kinney has been involved in energy efficiency research and development for 35 years. He is president of Synertech Systems Corporation in Boulder, Colorado, and was the technical team leader on this historic-windows research project.

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Refrigerator Monitoring, A Sequel

Author: Larry Kinney
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September 01, 2000

How briefly can you monitor refrigerator energy use and still get valid results? Home Energy takes another look at this timely topic. [continue reading]

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New Designs in Active Daylighting

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January 01, 2006

Since the sun is available when utilities experience peak demand, well-designed daylighting systems help to limit demand on the grid. [continue reading]

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Best Directions

Author: Larry Kinney
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March 01, 2005

        Energy gains and losses through windows are a strong function of a particular window’s U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), of course, but orientation plays a ... [continue reading]

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Mobile Homes: Small Zones, Big Problems

Author: Larry Kinney
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September 01, 1993

In mobile homes, the furnace is typically located in a tiny room in the middle of the structure. A distribution fan at the top of the furnace moves return air downward through a counter-flow heat exchanger to a plenum that connects to a single long supply trunk. [continue reading]

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Stories From the Buffer Zone

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September 01, 1993

When air handlers and ducts are located in buffer zones like basements, energy and air quality problems associated with duct leaks--as well as the diagnostic procedures employed to evaluate them--tend to be quite complex and problematic. [continue reading]

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Assessing The Integrity Of Electrical Wiring

Author: Larry Kinney
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September 01, 1995

Dense-pack cellulose insulation is a very useful and cost-effective technique for lowering both conductive and convective heat losses in a variety of housing types. [continue reading]

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Profiles of Multifamily Weatherization Projects

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September 01, 1995

Weatherizing multifamily buildings can yield substantial savings for both owners and occupants, according to the results of case studies of buildings throughout the country. [continue reading]

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Historic Windows

Author: Larry Kinney
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November 01, 2011

Problems and Solutions [continue reading]

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