Leslie Jackson
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DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leslie Jackson Sep 5, 2018. 8 Replies

If your general "info@" e-mail inbox is like mine, it is 95% SPAM but once in a while, as long as you catch it, there is an informed, well-crafted inquiry from a non-bot, who does their own research…Continue

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Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

Getting the Lead Out: Earth Day, 2019

We all need somebody to lean on. —Bill Withers. Singer-songwriter, 1938-1985Happy Earth Day 2019! According to the Earth Day Network…See More
Apr 21
Leslie Jackson's blog post was featured

...and the Workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

There is cause for celebration this week not just for the Home Performance Coalition, (HPC) but for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced to the 116th Congress. The Clean Energy Infrastructure and the Workforce to Build It legislation, brought up by…See More
Mar 3
Jim Gunshinan liked Leslie Jackson's blog post ...and the Workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act
Mar 1
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

...and the Workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

There is cause for celebration this week not just for the Home Performance Coalition, (HPC) but for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced to the 116th Congress. The Clean Energy Infrastructure and the Workforce to Build It legislation, brought up by…See More
Feb 28
Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Thanks for taking the time, Dennis and Daniel."
Sep 5, 2018
Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Thanks, Dennis, I'll pass this on."
Sep 5, 2018
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Where are the supply runs located? Look to make sure supply runs are sealed. I would second having a contractor make a filter rack and use cheap fiberglass filters. Ones that look like plastic strands dribbled over each other. It will be less…"
Aug 13, 2018
Dennis Heidner replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Where is the duct for the evaporative cooler running.  Straight out into the room?  or through ducts in attic or the floor.  I've seen underslab ducting that had failed... and the dust was actually dirt that was being picked up…"
Jul 26, 2018
Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Thanks Rich, I hope they thought of that, but you are on to something. I think I learn more doing things myself, but sometimes, truth is, contractors TEACH me more. Best, Leslie"
Jul 19, 2018
Rich Manning replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Have them call a HVAC contractor and install a filter system"
Jul 19, 2018
Leslie Jackson replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Thanks, Larry! You are probably not confused! Apply skin, not a Band-Aid ... or something like that! :) Best, Leslie"
Jul 19, 2018
Larry Weingarten replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Hello,  I'm probably confused, but I'd want to know where the dust and dirt are coming from.  It's not normal for these units to make this problem. Perhaps the pads are losing bits of fiber, or dirt on the roof, or…"
Jul 19, 2018
Leslie Jackson posted a discussion

DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?

If your general "info@" e-mail inbox is like mine, it is 95% SPAM but once in a while, as long as you catch it, there is an informed, well-crafted inquiry from a non-bot, who does their own research and wants to know more and do better. Here is one such inquiry, from a reader regarding a filter for an evaporative cooler. I'll post both her initial e-mail and her follow-up to my reply, below. THANKS for any leads!I…See More
Jul 18, 2018
Leslie Jackson commented on David Byrnes's blog post What air conditioner filters work best?
"Hello, Leslie here, with Home Energy magazine. We just got an inquiry from a reader about a DIY air filter solution restricting the air flow TOO much ...  Hope you can direct us to the source of an answer, if not having an answer yourself.…"
Jul 13, 2018
Jim Gunshinan liked Leslie Jackson's blog post Benito Steen's video, "Building with Mud: A Continuum" Looks Good Enough To Eat
Jun 28, 2018
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

Benito Steen's video, "Building with Mud: A Continuum" Looks Good Enough To Eat

There are lots of videos about Natural Building. Sublime dialogue-free ones with just music; a favorite of mine shows step-by-step construction of a timber frame build in Finland with no dialogue, just great music, the photography is expertly done and clear. It begins with horses skidding freshly felled trees in a snow-carpeted…See More
Jun 28, 2018

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Leslie Jackson's Blog

Getting the Lead Out: Earth Day, 2019

Posted on April 21, 2019 at 6:00pm 0 Comments



We all need somebody to lean on. —Bill Withers. Singer-songwriter, 1938-1985

Happy Earth Day 2019! According to the…

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...and the Workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

Posted on February 28, 2019 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

There is cause for celebration this week not just for the Home Performance Coalition, (HPC) but for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced to the 116th Congress. 

The Clean Energy Infrastructure and the Workforce to Build It…

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Benito Steen's video, "Building with Mud: A Continuum" Looks Good Enough To Eat

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

There are lots of videos about Natural Building. Sublime dialogue-free ones with just music; a favorite of mine shows step-by-step construction of a timber frame build in Finland with no dialogue, just great music,…

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Heat, Job Security, and Right Living, by Terry Nordbye of Air Sealing Solutions

Posted on June 8, 2018 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

Heat is Where it’s At.

“There is a detectable difference between the past and the future only when there is the flow of heat. With no heat, the future behaves exactly like the past- there is no time.”

—Carlo Rovelli. Seven Brief Lessons in…
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