In this episode we had a lot of fun chatting with Joel Patan, he is a mechanical contractor from southern British Columbia. It was really great to connect with someone in our area about this subject.
(2:00) How Joel became an Energy Advisor, Building Inspector, and a Sheet Metal Gas-fitter!
(4:40) Whats important to know about new build mechanical systems
(7:30) How soon in the process do you include the mechanical advisor?
(14:55) Cold Air Heat Pumps are a HVAC dream!
(22:20) How far have we come?
(24:21) Justifying the price of upgrading or installing better units
(26:10) Hybrid Systems
(28:40) Difference between Step 3 and Step 5 in BC code standards
(34:30) What is best practice?
(38:10) Building envelope and the unintended consequence of upgrading it!
(43:10) How does an ERV work?
(49:30) What is easy to do when considering mechanical systems?
(52:50) How to pick a good mechanical contractor
Director of HVAC
Vision Mechanical LTD
Phone Number: 1-250-470-9552
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