Glen Gallo
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Dubious Marketing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Riversong Oct 4, 2012. 1 Reply

I was perusing the Home Energy Pros posts as I often do and ran across a post regarding a radiant barrier insulation product Costco was offering.…Continue

“I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Shankle Sep 8, 2012. 45 Replies

“I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?” I was asked this question by a potential customer. I think that this is certainly valid question. I…Continue

To test or not to test that is the question.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Price Mar 22, 2012. 4 Replies

To test, or not to test, that is the question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Protocols, Or to take Arms against a Sea of Air Infiltration, And by…Continue

Is LEED Lip Stick on a Pig?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William H Nickerson Feb 10, 2012. 6 Replies

http://bit.ly/yA52MUIs LEED lip stick on a pig? I like the concept of LEED however the acronym is probably in need of adjustment that would be more…Continue

 

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Glen Gallo replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Thanks Colin Interesting subject and many good answers. Thank you Jerry for the question. I have never ran into this but have a good understanding of the concept My first thought was with as small as it is to simply test it as one unit. But Scott…"
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Glen Gallo replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"I would add where is the power coming from? the south wall proposed might have easier access for the electrical run"
Sep 24
Glen Gallo replied to Julie Saporito's discussion Tankless water heating and existing gas lines
"Gas design should always take in consideration of all appliances running at the same time. If all lines are proper size and delivery is normal then there should be no issues These items are normally overspeced.  I would think net free air to…"
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The Climate Accord

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 3:57pm 0 Comments

 

So first I would like to point out that our leaving the Climate Accord was foolish. It was a non binding agreement to begin with. We could chose or chose not to contribute as we saw fit. It was based on self policing. Leaving it does not really make sense and simply diminishes our leadership role globally in an arena we are quite capable of leading.

 Neither Kyoto nor Paris ever had a chance of being ratified by the…

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Will California AB 327 work?

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 1:30am 2 Comments

So I met a man from SDG&E the other day. It was a chance meeting as he was explaining to a customer how he was being charged for electricity. He was very informed and I picked his brain with a few question trying not to be to intrusive.  He explained some of the new changes in charges that will be forth coming. Flat rates for electricity in California

A little background.

 The great Enron Crisis of 2000 caused sweeping changes in rates and how we as consumers we are charged…

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Why I refuse to participate in Energy Upgrade California

Posted on October 11, 2013 at 2:59am 4 Comments

When I first heard of Energy Upgrade California I was excited. Energy upgrade packages for existing homes with rebates sounded awesome. I attended the ACI conference in LA which was the kick off. The event was interesting as we heard from program developers of how the program would be initiated. I also attended some orientation sessions at the CCSE. I liked what I heard. As my business is primarily residential repairs and upgrades I thought this would be a perfect fit.

What I have…

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Home Performance Contractor Dreams

Posted on November 14, 2012 at 1:33am 6 Comments

The Three Laws of Home Performance Contractor

First Law 

A performance contractor must do no harm through action or in action.

Second Law 

A performance contractor must follow the principles of building science unless they are in conflict with the first law

Third Law 

A performance contractor must protect…

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At 6:59pm on September 17, 2013, Barry NewDelman said…

THANKS FOR YOUR AMBIT COMMENTS and I wanted to get back to you

I have been a senior Consultant with Ambit for well over 7 years. I am sure some compliants are justified and others are not. Ambit for example does not contorl Distribution & Transmission costs, ONLY the Energy side. But thanks and I am forwarding them to Ambit for thier review. Still a great company in my mind. Most companies that grow  from a start up to $1 billion in revenue in six years are bound to have some issues

At 12:21pm on September 22, 2012, Paul Raymer said…

Glen -

I look forward to seeing you there.  Subject is near and dear to me!

Paul

 
 
 

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