June 2019 Blog Posts (15)

Z-Man's Blog Episode 551: Lauren Tessier, ND – Life After Mold and International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI)

Life after mold and the

International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI)

Today’s guest on IAQradio was Dr. Lauren Tessier, a Naturopathic Physician licensed by the state of Vermont. Her practice, Life After Mold, uses a patient centered approach to help recover those suffering from mold related illness. Her approach is…

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Added by Joe Hughes on June 28, 2019 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Challenge Accepted! #04: Marketing in Support of Job Recruiting

- By Shawn Cohen, Energy Circle Director of Digital Strategy

Business owners in the home and commercial building, energy, and HVAC service sectors face a lot of challenges when it comes to running a successful company.…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on June 27, 2019 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Z-Man's Blog Episode 550: Ed Cross, Esq. – Charlie Cassani, CR – Dave Robbins, CR, WLS, CMP – Maturing of the Industry Part 3 of a 4 Part Series: The Rise of the AGA!

“The Rise of the AGA”

RIA’s Advocacy and Government Affairs (AGA) Committee is the industry’s first unified advocacy team, seeking to unite the restoration industry and advocate for the best interests of restoration contractors nationwide.

Attorney Ed Cross, has built a successful law practice that caters to the needs of insurance repair contractors. Charlie…

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Added by Joe Hughes on June 26, 2019 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Retrofit Series pt. 1: DEMOLITION

In this blogpost of the Retrofit Series, I introduce to you the home-owner, Carolyn North, who serializes many of her adventures in an e-mail dispatch every two weeks or so to her friends and subscribers. They are published in two Editions and available…

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Added by Leslie Jackson on June 24, 2019 at 9:31pm — 2 Comments

Ductless Heating and Cooling System: Is It Right for Your Home?

Ductless heating and cooling systems, also known as mini-split HVAC systems, are becoming popular due to the cooling capabilities they provide, without the myriad problems associated with ducted systems. Ductless systems consume less power and are energy efficient so you save a great deal of money on your utility bills.

Read more to understand how ductless heating and cooling systems work and if they are right for your home.

What Is Ductless Heating and Cooling?

While…

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Added by John White on June 20, 2019 at 3:01am — No Comments

Beyond the Website: Putting Video to Work to Drive Leads

- By Jake Van Paepeghem

There is no question about it — video is all around us. I’ll use one of my recent travel days, for example: I watched a movie during my flight, which included a pre-roll ad. Then as I waited to de-plane, I was served up video ads…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on June 19, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Industry Tips from our PPC Strategists

- By Jake Van Paepeghem

If you have done any probing into “what is search engine marketing” for use in your HVAC, home performance or solar business, you’ve no doubt run into pay-per-click, also known as PPC.…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on June 17, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

HVAC Airflow Problems: Things You Should Know

Over time, HVAC airflow problems can develop in your air conditioner due to the lack of periodic maintenance and timely tune-ups. With proper maintenance of your air conditioning unit, you can enjoy superior and uninterrupted AC performance throughout the summer season. Read further about common HVAC airflow problems and solutions.

Symptoms of Weak HVAC Airflow problems can be identified through the following symptoms:

  • Air conditioner blowing warm air
  • Your…
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Added by John White on June 17, 2019 at 2:14am — No Comments

Z-Man's Blog Episode 549: Don Weekes, CIH, CSP – New AIHA Mold Document & Industry Update – AIHA FAQ’s About Spore Trap Air Sampling for Mold for Direct Examination

“The New AIHA Mold Document & Industry Update”

Over the years, Don Weekes, CIH, CSP has been a frequent guest on IAQradio. Don has 44 years of industrial hygiene and safety experience. Don Weekes describes his current occupation as fulltime volunteer. One condition of the sale of his business (InAIR Environmental) was that he committed to assist the buyer for 17 months aiding in business…

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Added by Joe Hughes on June 13, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why Choose A Wood Burning Fireplace Insert for Your Home?

While a fireplace is an essential appliance in many homes, to save you from freezing cold in the winter, and provide a warm ambiance year round, it can sometimes be messy too. When producing heat, you can often be faced with contamination in your home from your heating appliances. Moreover, if the opening of your chimney is blocked with snow in the…

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Added by Connor Turner on June 12, 2019 at 9:35am — No Comments

Introducing a Retrofit Series

The Dwell magazine headline on this series might be something like, “This MidCentury Meth House has us twitching.” But this isn't your typical houseflip, and I'll show you just how in the coming weeks as I track the progress of a remodel in a Bay Area suburb on a protected piece of land where something different is happening.

I’ll…

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Added by Leslie Jackson on June 7, 2019 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Become a Founding Member of the Building Performance Association!

We're asking contracting companies, weatherization agencies and training centers, BPI Certified Professionals, Gold Star Contractors, and training centers, program sponsors and implementers, and manufacturers and suppliers to join the industry association and support home performance!

Your participation will support the mission of the…

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Added by Building Performance Association on June 7, 2019 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Z-Man's Blog Episode 548: Kevin Pearson & Craig Kersemeier – Maturing of the Industry Part 2: IICRC’s Unique Perspective on Historic Strategic Partnership with RIA!

The Maturing of the Industry:

Part 2 of a 4 Part Series…The IICRC Perspective

On this week’s episode of IAQradio; RadioJoe, the Z-Man and the Global Watchdog discussed the partnership agreement between organizations with IICRC leadership. Kevin Pearson is the IICRC Chairman Elect. Craig Kersemeier is IICRC m-Marketing Chair and former…

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Added by Joe Hughes on June 5, 2019 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Z-Man's Blog Episode 546: Mark Springer, CR & Ed Cross, Esq. – Maturing of the Cleaning & Restoration Industry: RIA & IICRC Announce Strategic Partnership

Part 1 in an Exclusive 4 Part Series by IAQradio
Mark Springer
History? The Restoration Industry Association is 73 years old. Over the course of its history it’s been known as the National Association of Rug Cleaners, Association of Indoor Décor Specialists and the Association of Specialists in Cleaning & Restoration International. On February 16, 2007 the Association of Specialists in Cleaning &…
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Added by Joe Hughes on June 5, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Review Management: How & When to Ask for Reviews

By Maurine Hainsworth

As you may know if you caught our most recent webinar…

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Added by Emily Ambrose on June 4, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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