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Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Matthews Jul 26, 2012. 12 Replies

I have been thinking about this for a few months now, and now that I am in the middle of a federal government Better Buildings program, it has come up front and center in my mind. It is really…Continue

 

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John Redmond added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Flir I7 Infrared Camera (Barely Used)

I have been away from this site for a while, so my apologies if this is supposed to be posted elsewhere.I have a Flir I7 Infrared Camera for sale. It has been used less than 5 times and is in mint condition, I have been the only user, and it includes all parts, software (never used), and accessories. UBS Cable still has seal.Originally sold for $1995.00, I will take the best reasonable offer and ground freight shipping will be included. I am not looking to break bank on this camera. My only…See More
Jun 21
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

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
Jun 21
John Redmond replied to Trip Smith's discussion Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...
"Trip,  Feel free to call me at 336-587-8345 at your earliest convenience. I am home performance contractor up in North Carolina, and I can definitely give you some great pointers on how to start the business, research the market, and show you…"
Aug 14, 2014
John Redmond replied to HB's discussion A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts
"Thanks, looks like a pretty comprehensive program that I would use if you can get it working for us. Let me know, John"
Dec 12, 2013
John Redmond replied to HB's discussion A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts
"11.9.900.170 I am using Mozilla on a PC."
Dec 12, 2013
John Redmond replied to HB's discussion A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts
"No, the page pops up with the globe, and an empty rectangular loading box underneath. There is no "Resolving location" on the page."
Dec 12, 2013
John Redmond replied to HB's discussion A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts
"I am having a problem with the calculator loading. The screen just pauses and does nothing. Please advise..."
Dec 12, 2013
John Redmond commented on Johnny Ritzo's blog post How the Sequester will Impact the Home Energy Efficiency Industry
""The Home Performance Industry needs to take steps to reduce its reliance on federal and state programs beginning immediately." I could not agree with this statement anymore, Johnny. I have been saying for some time now, sooner or later…"
Mar 7, 2013
John Redmond replied to Noah Glatfelter's discussion If you had 30 seconds to tell a homeowner what your company does, how would it go?
"In our holistic approach to energy efficiency, we are not pushing cookie-cutter product-based solutions to a healthier home; instead, we are applying scientifically-proven methods designed to take the guesswork out of home improvement and resulting…"
Feb 18, 2013
Daniel Cullen left a comment for John Redmond
"Just like reading GBA....the comments are often more informative than the original article. Thanks for elaborating on the Home Energy Pros piece John!"
Feb 4, 2013
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Aug 7, 2012
John Redmond replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Thoughts on advertising through Angie's List and\or Service Magic.
"Patrick...I have a ton of experience with both SM and AL. I cannot say enough for AL...the members are the most loyal customer base I have ever encountered. In fact, I cannot remember ever being called by an AL member, and not selling the job. Being…"
Aug 6, 2012
Michael Matthews replied to John Redmond's discussion Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?
"Good day John: As a similarly minded person, so it would seem, I have similar concerns. The program which I work for has a policy of installing an ASHRAE 62.2 (modified) compliant fan in every house we retrofit. This method is to address the issues…"
Jul 26, 2012
Bob Blanchette replied to John Redmond's discussion Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?
"With such a low bill ti sounds like the HO lives alone. Maybe a water heater timer if they are all-electric?"
Jul 22, 2012
John Redmond replied to John Redmond's discussion Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?
"You hit the nail on the head, Bob. But as you have already alluded to, these federal programs are not energy-efficiency programs...they are pseudo-job programs. If they were the former, they would be targeting homes on the high square footage scale…"
Jul 22, 2012
Bob Blanchette replied to John Redmond's discussion Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?
"The problem is the funds aren't being targeted properly. Funds should be targeted to those with large utility bills, not trying to squeeze even lower bills out of an already efficient home. Instead of a 15% reduction, they should ask for a…"
Jul 21, 2012

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At 10:59am on February 4, 2013, Daniel Cullen said…

Just like reading GBA....the comments are often more informative than the original article. Thanks for elaborating on the Home Energy Pros piece John!

 
 
 

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