I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around the benefit of investing time/energy into developing a strong network of Realtors and financial lending institutions. Aside from markets where ratings…Continue
With Pres Trump, I'm getting into oil refineray ... just kiddingThese 2 guages are my backups . They are used rarely and are both due for calibration. The readings have recently been compared to my primary calibrated units. make an offer.located in Western MA. I'm happy to bring to MA and CT regional HERS rater meetingsSee More
Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
"Great video. Your approach of simplifying the reading as X/50 = percent leaking to outside (with house at -50 pa) , is super helpful . The braggs segment just had me thinking about stir fry though.
My new blog post includes a list of great ipad apps that can be leveraged for efficient data collection and reporting. Below is an excerpt. You can read the full post here: Apps for Home Performance: Software Should Make it Easier, Not HarderThe big question, which I'd love your input on, is why utility program software tools aren't leading the way in making it easier for contractors to build…See More
A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around the benefit of investing time/energy into developing a strong network of Realtors and financial lending institutions. Aside from markets where ratings are required when property changes hands, what's the value?Is it just so they can refer you as a resource to their clients who are looking for practical energy upgrade ideas or for energy performance pre-purchase inspections? In the MA market, the 'free' utility audits set the bar low so that…See More
"I think you are smart to be skeptical about this. Most Realtors are highly 'value conscious', and to date most raters just haven't been able to demonstrate enough of a value proposition beyond the range of services offered by…"
"I think the residential energy efficiency market is missing the boat by not doing more "pre-purchase" energy audits. There are loans to accommodate buyers that want to do energy upgrades and have the cost tied into the mortgage.…"
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