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Home Performance Diagnostics Roadshow: the Proof Is Possible Tour!

Started Oct 19, 2015 0 Replies

Fellow building performance professionals:We're tired of waiting for the energy programs, codes, governments, utilities, and big corporations to 'create' a demand for home performance contracting in…Continue

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Home Performance U.S. Tour: PROOF IS POSSIBLE

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blaine W Fox Feb 7, 2014. 2 Replies

Hey home performance heroes:Great news: Dow Building Solutions is sponsoring the kickoff of my Proof Is Possible U.S. Tour.  Each stop is a two-day event with workshops for homeowners,…Continue

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CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?

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PROOF #20: Yes, You Have To Do Everything

Home performance guru Corbett Lunsford coaches black belts in the Fall Fast Track to press on in the face of opposition, and shares the trials of persistence that have led to the making of the TV show Home Diagnosis, after years of failed attempts.
10 hours ago
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Chemistry and Building Performance with HOMEChem's Dr. Richard Corsi

Dr. Corsi has been experimenting with indoor chemistry for decades, and his findings are NOT what you'd expect. Listen to the man. Learn more at: https://HomeDiagnosis.tv/homechem
Dec 6
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HOMEChem is Changing What We Know About Building Science

"Positive Energy podcast is the best building science podcast out there. I am hooked and listen to each episode at least twice! If you havent given these guys a listen you are missing out."
Dec 6
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HOMEChem: Daily Experiments in Detail

Grace and Corbett spent months preparing for HOMEChem so they could document as much as possible during the week of their visit. What you see here is the detailed breakdown of who, what, where, why, and how that will lead us to the last video of…
Nov 29
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HOMEChem is Changing What We Know About Building Science

Corbett and Kristof Irwin from Positive Energy Austin dive deep into the revolution that's brewing. Building Science will never be the same after the HOMEChem Experiment. MORE AT: http://HomeDiagnosis.tv/homechem
Nov 23
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First Conclusions from the HOMEChem Experiment

If you only learn one video's worth of HOMEChem, this is the one to watch. Hear principal investigators Delphine Farmer and Marina Vance, joined by Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz and Richard Corsi and the rest of the HOMEChem researchers, describe the…
Nov 8
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Tracer Gas Test

How does a tracer gas test work, exactly? Corbett wanted to find out, and went to the one and only Atila Novoselac to find out. Now, he shares his notes with you.
Oct 31
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Oct 30
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“Airtight" Buildings Debunked by Chemistry

I've been telling people that the 475 High Performance Building Supply membranes I build with are airtight but vapor open for years. Turns out, sometimes I'm an idiot. Here's the real deal. Featuring Delphine Farmer and Marina Vance of the HOMEChem…
Oct 18
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Testing Air Quality with Your Nose: Control Your HOMEChem

Charlie Weschler sits down with Grace and Corbett and gives fascinating examples of the complexity of indoor air chemistry. He is an air quality legend, a professor on three continents, and a super nice guy.
Oct 12
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Retrofitting for Performance: Testing Pre-Improvement

Corbett runs a full enclosure diagnostic on a one-story ranch for his family before planning and performing the improvements on vented crawlspace and attic.
Oct 4
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5 Types of Ventilation for Controlling Your HOMEChem

"Ventilation is one of the single most important element of an HVAC system. It is generally used to allow fresh outdoor air in your home, control the indoor air quality by diluting or reducing indoor pollutants or allergens and proper ventilation…"
Sep 14
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Toxic Chemicals and Home Performance with Arlene Blum

Arlene Blum is a famous mountain climber AND biophysical chemist, and it turns out they're basically the same job. At the Green Science Policy Institute in Berkeley, CA, she sat down with Corbett and Grace to talk about Six Classes of harmful…
Sep 13
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Building Performance Workshop, a division of Green Dream Group
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BPI BA/EP/HP/AC/MFBA/WHALCI and Superproctor, RESNET QAD
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FALL FAST TRACK to Revolutionize Home Performance Business, Rock the Houses on Sept 1 2014

Posted on August 9, 2014 at 2:01pm 0 Comments

You took a class, or read a book, got BPI or HERS Rater certified, or just bought some diagnostic equipment. Your company was heading in the right direction in the beginning, but NOW WHAT? Earning certifications and owning diagnostic tools is a step in the right direction, but it’s only a step… the real power of your home performance focus is in practicing what you preach with testing on every job, and using it to…

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"Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction, and Maintenance"- new free guide from EPA

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 7:19pm 0 Comments

This is a great free resource for building pros everywhere- to hear the interview about its creation, check out the latest Building Performance Podcast with my hero Lew Harriman and his co-conspirator Terry Brennan:

http://buildingperformancepodcast.com/how-to-walk-on-water-the-epas-new-guidance-for-moisture-control



To download the guide,…

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New APT Reports Energy Audit Software Delivers for Home Performance Pros

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 4:31pm 1 Comment

Home Performance Contractors get a new professional standard for creating unique client reports and improving workflow in APT (Automated Performance Testing) Reports

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the author of this spring's critically acclaimed Home Performance…

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At 6:51pm on January 28, 2013, Bruce Helft said…

Hello Corbett,

The typical model for whole house performance contracting in California places the owner of the General B Contractor license in charge of project management. Does your company, and are you aware of other smaller companies, use a model that places the energy auditor-rater in the project manager position, much like an interior decorator will sell the job and design benefits, get the job, and then sub-contract his/her preferred tradespeople to complete the work to the high level of standard they envision? I am interested to find successful examples of small sized (1 - 3) energy professional diagnosticians that have  businesses that sell the assessment service and vision for improvements, and then hire and manage the entire whole house upgrade project.

At 10:50pm on April 14, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Corbett,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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PROOF #20: Yes, You Have To Do Everything

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