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Apartment tax credit qualifying?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Nicholas Jun 13, 2016. 3 Replies

We are having a hard time getting apartments to qualify for the federal tax credit.  It seems that it requires so much more efforts over a stand alone house to qualify?  Has anyone had any success in…Continue

smoky neighbor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Feb 19, 2015. 8 Replies

Here's an odd one - in a suburban neighborhood one person constantly is burning wood to heat his home- the problem is the next door neighbor, who gets the smoky draft coming into her home... no big…Continue

Workflow processes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dmitri A Martin Dec 4, 2014. 1 Reply

Wondering if you have any experience with workflow programs?  Good ones, bad ones, industry specific?  Pros and cons?Thanks!Continue

RESNET CAZ Training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Everblue Training Jan 14, 2015. 2 Replies

Not BPI Certified & looking for a RESNET CAZ training in the Pacific NW?  I've only found 1 and it's full.  Anybody know of any in Washington or Oregon?Continue

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Swiftsure Energy Services
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RESNET rater, ENERGY STAR Verifier, NAHB Green Verifier
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Acronym CRAZY...

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

I don’t believe this is an industry specific issue but we do seem to have an excess of acronyms. 

For example we have RESNET, HERS, BPI, LEED, CSG, ACCI, ANSI, OSHA, WISHA, OMG, & LMAO! 

Confused yet?  No – then let’s try these on for size… ACH50, ACHNAT, SIPS, DMHP, HP, WH, HVAC, CFM, ELA, SLA and IECC, MEC, ASHRAE but don’t forget NYC! 

BTW can you name EPA, HERC, OSB, PVC, ABS, BD, DB, MDF, MDO, SEER, HSPF, HRV’s, ERV’s, DOE, NGBS, BIA, PV, UV, UVA, UVL, DHW, IAQ,…

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