Keith Tripp
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Keith Tripp replied to Dennis's discussion Hoping to know more about the two-stage furnaces
"Furnaces require occasional servicing by professionals and that should be the first step. Your post includes a direct link to a furnace rental provider in Toronto so, in combination with lack of a clear question, this post could be perceived more as…"
Feb 8
Keith Tripp replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion ROCIS recommendations for Ducted Range Hoods
"That's a great article and it highlights the inadequacy of most of the common kitchen exhaust systems that we use."
Feb 5
Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Interesting to see that recirc. has been in use for many years in some places. It is still a novelty here in Toronto area. While on the plumbing topic, DWHR (Drain Waste Heat Recovery) is also new here in the last five years or so. It is one…"
Oct 20, 2017
Keith Tripp replied to Bob Krell's discussion What Do You Do When You Find Suspected Mold? in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"I think the first order of the day is to inform the homeowner. Take photos and inform the owner in writing. Also make sure its safe for you or your crew to work in that environment. Looks like they had a flood in that basement already! If the…"
Oct 12, 2017
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The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
Oct 12, 2017
Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Water recirc is gaining popularity here in the Toronto area in new construction. Our water price is still very low on a global scale, so it is for convenience rather than savings. Some municipalities have mandatory rough-in for recirc systems,…"
Oct 12, 2017
Keith Tripp replied to John Shillito's discussion Moisture/Mold on rim joist in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Hi John, Looking at the photos and trying to figure out what is shown. I am thinking the first three photos the black that the fiberglass is stuck to is the backer material for the insulation, and the mold is shown in the fourth photo..982..only…"
Oct 12, 2017
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Oct 12, 2017
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Keith Tripp
"Hi Keith, 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…"
Aug 21, 2017
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Aug 13, 2017

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ProVantage Property Inspection Inc.
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Home Inspector (real-estate transactions)
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I am an independent home inspector with extra training in building science. FYI Professional certifications here in Canada are RHI (= to ASHI), CET and BSSO. Inspecting HVAC systems and residential homes on a regular basis.
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http://provantageprop.com
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At 1:38pm on August 21, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Keith,

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!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

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