Linda Wigington
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Don Fugler replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"What we did see, anecdotally, in that 150 house sample is that range hood use did correspond with lower indoor particle peaks, as measured by the Dylos instrument. We did not have enough of a controlled experiment to do quantification. "
Jul 31
Don Fugler replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"I found that I was less likely to prompt a large spike when I started the pan on medium heat rather than high. It did delay the cooking somewhat and I wonder if I was seeing reduced particles due to this delay rather than any absolute emission…"
Jul 18
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Kitchen Ventilation

In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in the kitchen compared to other places in the home. We can still enjoy the many benefits of cooking by installing and using range hoods that vent to the outdoors. This group will promote discussion about how to select effective range hoods, strategies to improve the efficiency of existing ventilation systems for kitchen pollutants, and what to do in homes that don’t have ducting already installed…See More
Jun 11
Brennan Less replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Cook outside, as much as you can, and close your doors/windows while you do it ;) "
May 24
Don Fugler replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"See the description of Alice La Pierre's emission reductions on the "Comment Wall"."
May 18
Alice La Pierre liked Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions
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Kitchen Ventilation

In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in the kitchen compared to other places in the home. We can still enjoy the many benefits of cooking by installing and using range hoods that vent to the outdoors. This group will promote discussion about how to select effective range hoods, strategies to improve the efficiency of existing ventilation systems for kitchen pollutants, and what to do in homes that don’t have ducting already installed…See More
May 15
Linda Wigington added a discussion to the group Kitchen Ventilation
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Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions

What can an occupant do to reduce cooking emissions, regardless of whether or not they have a ducted range hood?  We have over 150 families who have participated in the ROCIS Low Cost Monitoring Project (LCMP), and as such, had the opportunity to get immediate feedback on household particle counts as they cooked.  Chime in with what worked, and what did not.See More
May 14
Linda Wigington commented on David Eggleton's group 1000 Home Challenge
"New 1000 Home Challenge project classification -- "Registered"  means that you have an interest in participating in the 1000 Home Challenge. Folks who have participated in the Introduction to the 1000 Home Challenge webinar can…"
Dec 21, 2017
Linda Wigington commented on David Eggleton's group 1000 Home Challenge
"1000 Home Challenge recently featured on Home Energy Pros, Legends of Home Performance series Legends of Home Performance: Linda Wigington, Director, 1,000 Home Challenge, Part 1 Legends of Home Performance: Linda Wigington, Director 1,000 Home…"
Dec 21, 2017
Linda Wigington joined Bob Krell's group
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

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 6, 2017
Linda Wigington liked Home Energy Magazine's blog post If You Sell Electricity, You Should Be Worried
Aug 27, 2017
Linda Wigington liked Home Energy Magazine's blog post The Elephant in the Room
Mar 31, 2017
Linda Wigington liked Home Energy Magazine's blog post Art Rosenfeld's Legacy
Feb 23, 2017
Chris Stratton replied to Linda Wigington's discussion 28th Home to Meet 1000 Home Challenge - Congrats to Balance Point Home Performance! in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Very impressive usage. Congrats Gavin and Elizabeth! Looking forward to the case study. Thanks Linda for all that you do."
Feb 7, 2017
Linda Wigington commented on David Eggleton's group 1000 Home Challenge
"Two more projects have been officially become the 29th and 30th home to meet the 1000 Home Challenge, and two more are in the final review stage. Stay tuned!"
Nov 11, 2016

Profile Information

Company
Thousand Home Challenge, ROCIS, Linda M Wigington & Associates
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Contractor: HVAC, Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst
Professional Interests
Deep Energy Reductions
Reducing Outdoor Contaminants in Indoor Spaces
Low Cost Monitoring
Thousand Home Challenge
Home Performance
Building capacity (professional & community)
Community Solutions
Behavioral Choices
Website URL
http://www.ThousandHomeChallenge; htpp:/ROCIS.org
Blog URL
http://ROCIS.org

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At 8:29pm on July 2, 2016, Carol W said…

Thank you, Linda. So wanting to do this for "the cause." Feeling a bit prehistoric, at the moment...

At 9:16am on October 23, 2015, Tim Carryer said…

I'm glad I finally have a "friend". This is a test.

At 3:00pm on August 9, 2012, Elizabeth Guinn said…

I enjoyed the webinar immensely today.  Very informative

At 6:33pm on August 30, 2011, mike keesee said…

Have only very limited data from one project.  For 3 months, electric use is about 20Jean%20May-July%202011%20Electricity%20Use.docx% more than predicted and 38% less than estimated pre-retrofit.  However, it's been a very mild summer. see attached.

 

 

 
 
 

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This 1950s Montreal house was retrofitted to become a super efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior. Maison Ozalée's builder, Richard Price from Construction Le Tournesol, also used triple…
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1950s Home Retrofit to Super Efficient Passive House - Urban Green Building

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"Running a ceiling fan actually heats up air. Allison Bailes has some great articles on it.  I…"
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Where are the supply runs located? Look to make sure supply runs are sealed. I would second having…"
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Tim O'Brien replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
"Oversized A/C systems wont pull out enough moisture from the conditioned air. I would check to make…"
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"There is no evidence to suggest that clean ducts leads to better overall health. However, it should…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Using a ceiling fan as part of a team to bring your maximum home cooling comfort. Adding a ceiling…"
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Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thank you.  Good information about the ceiling fans."
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