Stanley Widener
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Stanley Widener commented on Laurie Stone's blog post Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals
"Sometimes the "stick" approach works, but I would anticipate significant pushback from various segments, primarily landlords who don't like being forced to spend capital. At the end of the day, they'll pass these expenses on to…"
Dec 10, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I think the kraft facing would meet the requirements of "concealed" and "in contact" with "other surface" if the batts are supported to maintain contact. Not if there's a 5" air gap above them! Another reason…"
Dec 4, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I agree with you - if the batts are just stuffed into a joist cavity without attaching the edges of the vapor barrier backing to anything, the vapor will just sneak around the inevitable gaps and it's really doing nothing for you. They might as…"
Dec 3, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I'm new to this so I could be wrong, and I'd appreciate feedback on how I'm wrong. I agree that: 1) insulation supported on "tiger teeth" with an air gap above it does practically no good; 2) the insulation must be in…"
Dec 3, 2019
Kent Browning replied to Stanley Widener's discussion Simulation tools comparison - anyone? in the group Building Simulations
"There was a web page that compared software packages. I think it looks something like this - https://www.energy.gov/eere/buildings/building-energy-modeling"
Oct 31, 2019
Stanley Widener added a discussion to the group Building Simulations
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Simulation tools comparison - anyone?

I would love to see a side-by-side comparison and/or review of the various tools that are floating around the industry for modeling and simulating buildings for efficiency retrofits. I have found quite a few and as a new guy to this industry, I am not sure where to focus and invest my attention (and money). Does anyone know of a good review?See More
Oct 30, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Todd Kistler's discussion Energy Auditor Equipment For Sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Is this equipment still available?"
Oct 6, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Al Tibbs's discussion Retrotec DM-2 2 Channel Digital Manometer in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Sold? Age? Last cal?"
Sep 12, 2019
Stanley Widener joined allen p tanner's group
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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
Sep 12, 2019
Stanley Widener joined James White's group
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Building Simulations

Work collaboratively to find easier, more accurate and better ways to model, predict and verify a home's energy consumption.
Sep 12, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Building Performance Institute's discussion Grant Writer in the group Job Board
"jobs@bpi.org doesn't exist."
Sep 11, 2019
Stanley Widener joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Job Board

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Sep 11, 2019
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Stanley Widener
"Hi Stanley, 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…"
Sep 11, 2019
Stanley Widener is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Sep 9, 2019

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Company
SimplEnergy
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Building energy modeler, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator, Engineer
Professional Interests
Startup in energy efficiency - for homes and small businesses. Mechanical engineer with 38 years experience in power and energy systems.
Website URL
http://https://simplenergy.us
Blog URL
http://https://simplenergy.us/blog/
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LinkedIn Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/company/simplenergy/

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At 11:43am on September 11, 2019, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Stanley,

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!

Don't forget to upload your profile picture. 

Thanks!

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