Posting since 2007
Single story residence, 3400 sf, built 1992; Plano, TX (75074), 1/4 mil pop suburb N of Dallas.
My email is: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please feel free to make observations and suggestions to me. WEL implementation takes advantage of almost all WEL features.
4Q92: Interior lighting, ceiling fans, plug in appliances, and entertainment appliances automated based on room-to-room occupancy. HVAC system on/off integrated with fire detection system.
1Q00: Communicating thermostats installed and operated based on room-to-room occupancy and time of day.
3Q07: Geothermal heating/cooling: Two 2-stage variable speed WaterFurnace Envision Ground Source Heat Pump units - 3 and 5 ton; single closed water loop, 8 vertical boreholes each 300' deep using standard grout. WaterFurnace IntelliZone air distribution zoning on 3 ton unit - 3 zones.
4Q07: Monitoring and logging system installed using WEL.
4Q07: Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) installed - no remaining incandescent bulbs.
1Q10: 8.1 KW (DC) grid-tied, batteryless, solar PV system installed.
3Q11: 2 HP pool filter pump changed from single-speed to 2-speed ultra-efficient pump.
2Q12: Some recessed light fixtures sealed, hot water heater closet sealed, some other areas sealed, attic insulation added.
2Q12: Thermostat for 5 ton unit upgraded to model that includes RH as a variable input.
3Q12: Lawn sprinkler controller changed to a model that uses current outside conditions and historical weather pattern to adjust control.
4Q12: 2 workstation computers retired.
2015: All tstats changed to Ethernet networked technology. All manageable from local or remote PC.
2015: Sprinkler controller changed to evapor-transpiration model that tracks soil moisture on continuous basis.
Please see more details at another WEL unit: WEL0343.
(Last updated 4/2013)