Kent Mitchell
  • Vancouver, WA
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Apartment tax credit qualifying?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Nicholas Jun 13, 2016. 3 Replies

We are having a hard time getting apartments to qualify for the federal tax credit.  It seems that it requires so much more efforts over a stand alone house to qualify?  Has anyone had any success in…Continue

smoky neighbor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Feb 19, 2015. 8 Replies

Here's an odd one - in a suburban neighborhood one person constantly is burning wood to heat his home- the problem is the next door neighbor, who gets the smoky draft coming into her home... no big…Continue

Workflow processes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dmitri A Martin Dec 4, 2014. 1 Reply

Wondering if you have any experience with workflow programs?  Good ones, bad ones, industry specific?  Pros and cons?Thanks!Continue

RESNET CAZ Training

Started this discussion. Last reply by Everblue Training Jan 14, 2015. 2 Replies

Not BPI Certified & looking for a RESNET CAZ training in the Pacific NW?  I've only found 1 and it's full.  Anybody know of any in Washington or Oregon?Continue

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Kent Mitchell replied to Alex B's discussion Selling- Energy Auditing Equipment in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Where are you located?  Can you post pics?"
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
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Kent Mitchell replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"Gary, you make some good points.  This article does seem like a degree of hyperbole.  There are a lot of other  "lower hanging fruits" available.  I've watched the life of manufactured equipment for homes get…"
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Acronym CRAZY...

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

I don’t believe this is an industry specific issue but we do seem to have an excess of acronyms. 

For example we have RESNET, HERS, BPI, LEED, CSG, ACCI, ANSI, OSHA, WISHA, OMG, & LMAO! 

Confused yet?  No – then let’s try these on for size… ACH50, ACHNAT, SIPS, DMHP, HP, WH, HVAC, CFM, ELA, SLA and IECC, MEC, ASHRAE but don’t forget NYC! 

BTW can you name EPA, HERC, OSB, PVC, ABS, BD, DB, MDF, MDO, SEER, HSPF, HRV’s, ERV’s, DOE, NGBS, BIA, PV, UV, UVA, UVL, DHW, IAQ,…

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