Shawn Mallan
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Shawn Mallan replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Portland home energy scores not so hot
"I conduct Home Energy Scores in Berkeley and we are averaging a score of 5 or so, as it should be.  Interestingly, here they allow the seller the option of deferring the score to the buyer, and almost all do.  Gets them off the hook for…"
May 10
Shawn Mallan replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"Berkeley actually gives the seller an option of completing the report prior to sale, or deferring it to the buyer, who then has a year to complete it.  They are almost always deferred. I rarely conduct a HES for the seller - realtors are too…"
Jun 1, 2017
Shawn Mallan replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"Plenty of people pay for advice that can't correlate directly to a dollar amount. I don't think that's the point.  No one doubts that adding insulation to your home will save you money, but I have yet to see any good data on…"
Feb 2, 2017
Shawn Mallan replied to Rob Madden's discussion Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model...
"I operate a home energy consulting business and most of the non-mandated audits I do come to me precisely because I'm not affiliated with any contractor or product. These homeowners appreciate the independent, non-biased approach I take.…"
Feb 2, 2017
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Shawn Mallan
"Hi Shawn, 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! Diane,…"
Feb 2, 2017
Shawn Mallan replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"I'm a Home Energy Scorer in the Berkeley, CA area. In Berkeley, Home Energy Scores are required when a home is sold. The sellers and realtors I work with generally see the score as a "check the box" item they have to do when selling,…"
Jan 30, 2017
Shawn Mallan liked Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
Jan 30, 2017
Shawn Mallan is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Jan 30, 2017

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Company
Orangeman Energy Services
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator
Professional Certification
BPI, Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor
Professional Interests
Energy Efficiency consulting and Home Energy Scores
Website URL
http://orangemanenergy.weebly.com/

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At 1:46pm on February 2, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Shawn,

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!

Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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