Bob Blanchette's Discussions (447)

Discussions Replied To (367) Replies Latest Activity

"Why not use PVC pipe for ductwork? It would be water tight, zero air leakage. With t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 10, 2012 to Section 403.2.2 of the 2009 IECC

11 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"I suppose if somebody has some really bad issues that could be eyeballed, he would c…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 8, 2012 to Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

"Some have claimed insulating the high and low side lines together has helped reduce…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 8, 2012 to Empirical evidence that missing refrigerant suction line insulation decreases efficiency therefore increasing energy costs.

4 Mar 9, 2012
Reply by Michael Matthews

"Just had "audit" done, glad I didn't pay $50 for it. No tempature gun, No blower Doo…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 8, 2012 to Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

"Is the test leakage only or is there a requirement that they be sized properly also?…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 7, 2012 to Section 403.2.2 of the 2009 IECC

11 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Just heard from the auditor, they don't have thermal imaging cameras or blower doors…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 6, 2012 to Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

"Mini splits are the way of the future for high performance homes IMHO. Having one fo…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 26, 2012 to Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"IMHO 2 floors should simply have 2 systems."

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 26, 2012 to Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Of course I'd have to schedule it for my day off so i could see what needed done."

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 24, 2012 to Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

"They don't specifically say blower door and/or thermal imaging, just that they do le…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 24, 2012 to Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

RSS

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Robert Haverlock replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"I feel like I'm preaching to the choir! So here it goes. In recent years, Building America and…"
46 minutes ago
Maria Lacey replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Low-cost electricity monitoring: Accuracy & Applications in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Steve, Thank you for posting the description of your installation process and photos of the final…"
3 hours ago
Everblue's blog post was featured

RESNET Combustion Safety Deadline is Near

An important deadline is looming for existing HERS Raters. By January 1, 2015, all existing Raters…See More
3 hours ago
Sean Lintow Sr's blog post was featured
3 hours ago
Amanda Hatherly replied to Chad Mcaulife's discussion BPI QCI Cert.
"Hello, I am the Director of one of the WAP training centers (New Mexico EnergySmart Academy) in New…"
4 hours ago
Kelly replied to Chad Mcaulife's discussion BPI QCI Cert.
"Hi Chad, I got the QCI during the pilot, but the written test hasn't changed much. The quiz…"
5 hours ago
Hal Skinner posted a discussion

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit? Multi-family dwelling…See More
5 hours ago
Steve Waclo replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Low-cost electricity monitoring: Accuracy & Applications in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Trying again:"
7 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service