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Joseph Isherwood | Posted in General Questions on

I am looking for a local firm in Southeastern MA. to perform a Manual J or equivalent for a passive solar new construction in zone 5A. I read manual J is not recommended for passive solar in their instructions. I plan on using mini-splits and an erv for ventilation. Most locals are not qualified and I don’t want to oversize system.  Thanks

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  1. Steve Knapp CZ 3A Georgia | | #1

    Joseph,

    Sorry, but I don't have a recommendation. While you're waiting for someone to chime in, you might want to check out Martin's article on reassessing passive design: https://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/article/gba-prime-sneak-peek-reassessing-passive-solar-design-principles

  2. Jon A | | #2

    See attached.

    1. Joseph Isherwood | | #3

      thank you Jon A

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