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Home Performance Diagnostics Roadshow: the Proof Is Possible Tour!

Started Oct 19, 2015 0 Replies

Fellow building performance professionals:We're tired of waiting for the energy programs, codes, governments, utilities, and big corporations to 'create' a demand for home performance contracting in…Continue

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Home Performance U.S. Tour: PROOF IS POSSIBLE

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blaine W Fox Feb 7, 2014. 2 Replies

Hey home performance heroes:Great news: Dow Building Solutions is sponsoring the kickoff of my Proof Is Possible U.S. Tour.  Each stop is a two-day event with workshops for homeowners,…Continue

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CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Apr 21, 2014. 19 Replies

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Retrofitting for Performance: Crawlspace Encapsulation

Using 475 High Performance Building Supply materials, Corbett and his dad are encapsulating the vented crawlspace of a one-story ranch home in Atlanta. See what a difference the improvements make to the test data from the Ultra-Aire Sentry system…
May 7
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Chemistry and Building Performance with HOMEChem's Dr. Richard Corsi

Dr. Corsi has been experimenting with indoor chemistry for decades, and his findings are NOT what you'd expect. Listen to the man. Learn more at: https://HomeDiagnosis.tv/homechem
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Retrofitting for Performance: Crawlspace Encapsulation

"Enjoy the video but have issues about putting Vapor open materials on sidewalls. Allow vapor in and it's going to condense I prefer Vapor close materials throughout the basement. Would like to hear your comment on that."
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Retrofitting for Performance: Crawlspace Encapsulation

"Corbett is wicked smart and also hilarious.  Great combo for a TV show!  He used to be my QAD!  "
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Corbett Lunsford's video was featured

Retrofitting for Performance: Crawlspace Encapsulation

Using 475 High Performance Building Supply materials, Corbett and his dad are encapsulating the vented crawlspace of a one-story ranch home in Atlanta. See what a difference the improvements make to the test data from the Ultra-Aire Sentry system…
Mar 7
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Our Performance-Tuned Home Build Pt2: Enclosure Design

Corbett digs into the weather barriers, structures, airsealing and insulation layers of the high performance house in Atlanta, which will be featured in season 2 of the Home Diagnosis TV series. *CORRECTION: Pango Wrap is 15-mil thick, not 20, but…
Jan 17
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Kitchen Exhaust: Guide to Buying a Range Hood

"A recent add to our household (Xmas present) a air fryer that throws so much particulate into the air it chokes you. Worse than the stove top."
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Kitchen Exhaust: Guide to Buying a Range Hood

Grace and Corbett Lunsford demonstrate the best way to design and select your kitchen exhaust system, using the #TinyLab's own Broan ventilation components. The ACE130SS range hood (new model BCSEK1SS) paired with the 8" Make-Up Air Unit means…
Dec 27, 2018
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Home Diagnosis Airs on Public TV January 2019

"Hope they also measure  indoor heat exposure (T, RH or Twet, radiant T) and compare to modeled estimates and overheating guidelines such as CIBSE TM 59 and Passive House."
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Building Performance Workshop, a division of Green Dream Group
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BPI BA/EP/HP/AC/MFBA/WHALCI and Superproctor, RESNET QAD
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Home Performance Testing and QA/QC, Air Sealing and Insulation, HVAC, Air Quality
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FALL FAST TRACK to Revolutionize Home Performance Business, Rock the Houses on Sept 1 2014

Posted on August 9, 2014 at 2:01pm 0 Comments

You took a class, or read a book, got BPI or HERS Rater certified, or just bought some diagnostic equipment. Your company was heading in the right direction in the beginning, but NOW WHAT? Earning certifications and owning diagnostic tools is a step in the right direction, but it’s only a step… the real power of your home performance focus is in practicing what you preach with testing on every job, and using it to…

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"Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction, and Maintenance"- new free guide from EPA

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 7:19pm 0 Comments

This is a great free resource for building pros everywhere- to hear the interview about its creation, check out the latest Building Performance Podcast with my hero Lew Harriman and his co-conspirator Terry Brennan:

http://buildingperformancepodcast.com/how-to-walk-on-water-the-epas-new-guidance-for-moisture-control



To download the guide,…

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New APT Reports Energy Audit Software Delivers for Home Performance Pros

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 4:31pm 1 Comment

Home Performance Contractors get a new professional standard for creating unique client reports and improving workflow in APT (Automated Performance Testing) Reports

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the author of this spring's critically acclaimed Home Performance…

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At 6:51pm on January 28, 2013, Bruce Helft said…

Hello Corbett,

The typical model for whole house performance contracting in California places the owner of the General B Contractor license in charge of project management. Does your company, and are you aware of other smaller companies, use a model that places the energy auditor-rater in the project manager position, much like an interior decorator will sell the job and design benefits, get the job, and then sub-contract his/her preferred tradespeople to complete the work to the high level of standard they envision? I am interested to find successful examples of small sized (1 - 3) energy professional diagnosticians that have  businesses that sell the assessment service and vision for improvements, and then hire and manage the entire whole house upgrade project.

At 10:50pm on April 14, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Corbett,

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!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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