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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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Mitsubishi FH Ductless Minisplit: How to Take Apart & Clean

"Duct-less air conditioner heat pump systems can also help to keep your dwelling safer since there is only a small hole in the wall. Through-the-wall and window mounted room air-conditioners can provide an easy entrance for intruders."
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Mitsubishi FH Ductless Minisplit: How to Take Apart & Clean

See a demonstration of taking apart and cleaning the Mitsubishi Electric FH-series ductless minisplit heat pump. Thanks to Garret Beneker of Lincoln Air in Phoenix.
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Home Performance Essentials Shown with Infrared Thermal Imaging

This was Corbett Lunsford's presentation on building science basics and infrared thermography at the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference in 2012. Through the lens of infrared thermal cameras, we explore the interaction and control of heat…
Dec 4, 2015
Corbett Lunsford replied to Lew Harriman's discussion Measured Home Performance - Print-on-demand Best Practices Guide for Retrofits (California Report)
"Thanks, Lew! Everybody, this is a great book."
Nov 16, 2015
Corbett Lunsford posted a discussion

Home Performance Diagnostics Roadshow: the Proof Is Possible Tour!

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 the free market. If you feel that way too, then JOIN US in going directly into our clients' neighborhoods and televisions.  Since this is an independent, not-for-profit project, we need all the support we can get.The Proof Is Possible Tour will visit 16 cities across the US between March and…See More
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Corbett Lunsford has again shown how all Home Performance professionals could benefit from seeing our industry through the eyes of our customers. This video captures the essence of zone pressure testing better than any description I have seen in the…"
Jun 12, 2015
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Hey friends- I made a clarification video for the percentage-based interpretation of zonal pressure testing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2GY6qVH5Kw&feature=youtu.be"
Jun 11, 2015
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New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
May 26, 2015
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New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
May 20, 2015
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Thanks, Tom and Adin- as far as linearity goes, yes, your editorial folks are absolutely right. The reason so many of us are using this percentage connection metric is that: 1) it's simple for homeowners to understand, and 2) it'll show a…"
May 9, 2015
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Thanks for posting the video.  I asked some folks on Home Energy's editorial board about the relationship between pressure differences and air flows (or leakage).  They stated that this relationship is not linear, so one can't…"
Apr 21, 2015
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"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.  Thanks!"
Mar 31, 2015
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PROOF #11: Tested Home Improvement vs. Guessing and Spending

For homeowners, there are two ways to go about home improvement: you can get by on the tightest budget allowed and hire the contractor that says they can be in and out of your house the fastest, or you can respect the property you've already…
Mar 30, 2015

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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



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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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