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Tyler Golberg commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Hall of Shame
"Altough this isn't yet a problem, it is kind of funny how high this ice mound has grown from this exhaust vent. Exhaust vent ice mountain.jpg"
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In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Mar 14, 2013
MD commented on Tyler Golberg's blog post Autumn Home Energy Checklist
"It is always useful to be reminded of these simple steps that can make home a safer and more energy efficient place to be. Energy Auditor HQ"
Nov 2, 2012
Tom DelConte commented on Tyler Golberg's blog post Autumn Home Energy Checklist
"Hello Tyler, Great post! I serviced my fireplace yesterday after the hurricane, and found yellow jackets and stink bugs in there. turning the propane burners on for 30 minutes didnt kill them, so was forced to resort to use chemical killers. After…"
Oct 31, 2012
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Autumn Home Energy Checklist

Fireplace and ChimneyThe fireplace is an absolute must for maintenance and inspection. Although fireplaces are not energy efficient for most case, they can be a money saver if you have a wood source. They are also most efficient when a number of people are in the same room as the fireplace.Buildup from smoke is a recipe for disaster. Over time creosote is layered onto the tile liners of the chimney from smoke. It happens to be a highly flammable byproduct and can start a chimney fire with an…See More
Oct 26, 2012
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Tracking Home Maintenance

Introduction Home maintenance helps systems operate at optimal efficiency and lower the chances of a problem. For most people their house is their most valuable investment. So why do we tend to forget home maintenance? It seems like even cars get more love despite the large price disparity compared to a house. Playing a Game of Memory There are so many events, tasks, and errands to manage during normal day life that less frequent activities can fall to the wayside. Home maintenance tends to be…See More
Sep 17, 2012
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"Hi Tyler, 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…"
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Autumn Home Energy Checklist

Posted on October 26, 2012 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

Fireplace and Chimney

The fireplace is an absolute must for maintenance and inspection. Although fireplaces are not energy efficient for most case, they can be a money saver if you have a wood source. They are also most efficient when a number of people are in the same room as the fireplace.

Buildup from smoke is a recipe for disaster. Over time creosote is layered onto the tile liners of the chimney from smoke. It happens to be a highly flammable byproduct and…

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Tracking Home Maintenance

Posted on September 17, 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments

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Home maintenance helps systems operate at optimal efficiency and lower the chances of a problem. For most people their house is their most valuable investment. So why do we tend to forget home maintenance? It seems like even cars get more love despite the large price disparity compared to a house.

 

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At 8:03am on September 8, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Tyler,

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. And add your location on our Member Map.

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