Sean Lintow Sr
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Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Interesting to see that recirc. has been in use for many years in some places. It is still a novelty here in Toronto area. While on the plumbing topic, DWHR (Drain Waste Heat Recovery) is also new here in the last five years or so. It is one…"
Friday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"You might consider a commercial grade roof foam spray (higher density than normal CC Foam) with a coating over that - if they want metal over that, that's fine as there are some special clips & rails they can use but the clips need to be…"
Oct 16
David Butler replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Since others reactivated this thread, I'll chime in. In recent years I been including DHW distribution in my design review conferences. As others noted, each house is different, requiring its own solution. The device Sean mentioned in the OP…"
Oct 13
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Oct 13
Dennis Heidner replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Sean,  if you are in a drought prone or high electric market area... I can see how they would work - if you can't install a demand controlled recirc pump. FWIW,  Last week (October 2017) I spent a week at a Laquinta hotel near the…"
Oct 13
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"On demand recirc or??? If on demand the loss is very minimal, but timer based or always on the numbers climb dramatically"
Oct 13
Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Water recirc is gaining popularity here in the Toronto area in new construction. Our water price is still very low on a global scale, so it is for convenience rather than savings. Some municipalities have mandatory rough-in for recirc systems,…"
Oct 12
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Sep 26
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"We just announced today that the Home Performance Coalition is taking over Home Energy Pros. Your group will remain intact. See Evan Mills' announcement:  Home Performance Coalition Announces the Merger of the Home Performance Forum and…"
Sep 26
Sean Lintow Sr commented on Sean Lintow Sr's group Best Practices (Residential)
"Well folks, as things start to wind down here I wish to thank you all for joining & some of the great discussions we have had not only in this group but throughout the site. For many the question is where to now? If I may there is a site run by…"
Sep 22
Sean Lintow Sr replied to carter turner's discussion Home Energy Savings
"there is only one way to know, measure it - plug the tv into a watt meter & see what it shows for in use & off. The DVR you are toast, it needs power Next if the amount is meaningful buy a surge strip with a few outlets that always stay on…"
Aug 29

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Sean Lintow Sr's Blog

Illinois, the ERI, IECACA & RESNET - The final push

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Monday April 6th (10 AM to noon) will decide whether the ERI aka as the HERS option will be part of Illinois new Energy Code or dropped till the next code cycle. While many local rating companies joined forces to help get it brought back up for discussion after it was…

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So you want / need to pass RESNET’s CAZ Tests?

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 10:48am 0 Comments

As many know, by the end of this year all HERS Raters & Field Inspectors (RFI’s) in good standing must complete a three prong CAZ training & testing requirement (assuming it was not part of their original training). While one can debate should they or shouldn’t they have done this, the die has been cast and the mandate has been made. In case this is news to you,…

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BPI at the Crossroads

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 7:30pm 7 Comments

This is a look at some of the recent changes & challenges facing BPI I originally posted on my site:http://blog.sls-construction.com/2012/bpi-at-the-crossroads-exams-new-certifications-standards

Lately BPI (aka Building Performance Institute, Inc.) has been growing exponentially and making plenty of waves in the certification field. Just this last July they had…

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Becoming a LEED AP: Habitat for Humanity, BOULD, and You?

Posted on January 8, 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

So you have decided you want to earn or become a LEED AP. There is just one small issue, unless you have or are working on a LEED project, just how are you supposed to gain the experience & show documented involvement on a project registered or certified for LEED? (AKA a letter of attestation) As some well know, finding or being able to gain the needed project experience can be a rare opportunity. Fortunately though, the chances for many looking in have an opportunity through a…

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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Filling those shallow valleys with rigid foam not only prevents primary foam panels from…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Bill, you just posted a number of responses in different areas of the thread. I will try to respond…"
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