Sean Skorton
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Asbestos + Lead Paint

Asbestos pipe wrap that was painted over 50 years ago. The paint contains lead and has been peeling and falling off for the past 30 years.
Mar 22, 2016
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MOLD

Severe mold issue in dirt floor basement with NO ventilation.
Jan 21, 2015
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Insulating Blind

"prep is important -- just finished an attic blow -- no ceiling installed fans involved."
Oct 14, 2013
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Insulating Blind

"Interesting!"
Jun 29, 2013

Sean Skorton just added their location.
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Apr 29, 2013
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Dense Packed Ducts

"Yes in my location in upstate NY this is a common practice. Even more common while dense packing tuck under garage ceilings. Be carefull and beware. That is why we do constant pre and post job inspections. Sometimes even with a great inspection…"
Nov 30, 2012
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"Woo Hoo EEB monthly meeting!"
Nov 14, 2012
Sean Skorton's photo was featured

Insulating Blind

Bath room exhaust fan under tounge and groove floored attic. The attic floor cavities were insulated with cellulose and as a result the bath fan was plugged causing mildew to form in the bath room.
Nov 12, 2012
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1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Nov 8, 2012
James Correira left a comment for Sean Skorton
"Hey there, glad to see that you are still working in the chosen field. I too seek to remain in the conservation business. Now that the election is over, maybe the "good guys" can get back to work. I am hopeful that our paths will cross…"
Nov 7, 2012
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"Nor'easter time!"
Nov 7, 2012
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Dense Packed Ducts

Return ducts used floor/ceiling joist and balloon frame wall cavities for return air. Once the walls were insulated the furnace suffocated and pulled all return air from the basement. The worst case CAZ was -12.3pa causing the furnace to backdraft…
Nov 6, 2012
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Nov 6, 2012
Sean Skorton joined Evan Mills's group
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Home Energy Ratings

Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
Nov 6, 2012
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Tools of the Trade

A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
Nov 6, 2012
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INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
Nov 6, 2012

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Create better living conditions, reducing carbon emissions, going green

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At 11:58am on November 7, 2012, James Correira said…

Hey there,

glad to see that you are still working in the chosen field.

I too seek to remain in the conservation business.

Now that the election is over, maybe the "good guys" can get back to work.

I am hopeful that our paths will cross again in the future.

Stay tuned.

At 4:40pm on August 21, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Sean,

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.

Thanks!

Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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