Consider turning attic fans on when checking for the worst case CAZ depressurization. The fan may be changing the pressure dynamics of the home in dangerous ways.…Continue
I'm wanting to assess which tri-state BPI Affiliates are becoming BPI Testing Centers. And, in order to not over flood the area with too many Testing Centers, I'm looking to pool resources. We have 25 test computers. This will keep costs down. If you are becoming a Test Center, or if you know an entity that is, please share that infomation. It will be public soon enough. I'm also wanting to assess the need for traveling Proctors. If you need Proctors, please share that information…Continue
Added by A. Tamasin Sterner on January 15, 2012 at 11:22pm — No Comments
This is a great field for women. And there are far too few women in the industry. I want that to change.
In our Women's Energy Auditing course women will learn how to improve their health, the health of their family, and the health of others. They will be able to do this because they will learn skills needed to properly understand, avoid, and fix problems that make buildings fall apart, like moisture and mold, which causes health problems for many people...
Here's hoping this slide show might assist those of you who administer programs. It can be confusing!
Added by A. Tamasin Sterner on August 30, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments
Attic fans can suck air down flues causing spillage. Spillage can cause CO poisoning. Attic fans can't always be easily accessed or controlled. Read on:
While doing a comprehensive quality control visit last week, our Pure Energy Final Inspector noted that both the atmospheric draft water heater and atmospheric draft boiler failed these safety tests:
First Energy has always been a leader in educating employees on field issues. An example of how First Energy's energy efficiency program managers support their contractors and administrative staff: They have hired Pure Energy Coach to teach Building Science to their program managers. The benefits include a better understanding of their contractor's decision-making. In addition, they benefit from a better understanding of their QA Contractor's comments about job quality.…Continue