You might be an energy auditor if...

  - You use your blower door to dry out your house after it gets flooded.

  - You perform a restaurant lighting audit while waiting to be served.

  - You educate smokers by having them blow on your CO detector and set off the 35ppm alarm.

  - You lift the toilet tank lid off to inspect (and maybe adjust) the flush efficiency.

  - You don't look in the medicine chest at someone's home, you look at the gpm rating on the shower head.

 

You might be a redneck energy auditor if....

  - You bring a bean dip and a gas sniffer to a party.

  - You use butyl-backed tape instead of duct tape to hold your fender on.

  - You use your IR camera to identify where the squirrels are hiding in your attic insulation.

  - You two-part foam the rust holes on your car to pass inspection.

  - You boost the campfire with a Duct Blaster.

from Dale Sherman.......

Views: 53

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.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Rick Karg replied to Carly@AirCycler's discussion The (Small) Cost of Ventilation Without Recovery
"As a member of the ASHRAE 62.2 committee (and president of Residential Energy Dynamics, the author…"
Friday
Bradford E. White replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion ERV in need of backflow preventer.
"I would use an in-line backdraft damper such as Artis Industries or the ones made by Fantech and…"
Thursday
Kim Tanner posted a video

Wireless Air Leakage Testing

This webinar will discuss the use of WiFi technology to conduct and document blower door and duct leakage tests for compliance with local energy codes. The s...
Thursday
Profile IconPerry Grossman, Daniel Pate and Ottawa Furnace Filters joined Home Energy Pros
Thursday
Kirsten Richnavsky added a discussion to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
Thumbnail

Breaking the link between unhealthy homes and unhealthy kids

Listen in on IAQ Radio to a discussion on reducing the household triggers that cause asthmaattacks…See More
Thursday
Kirsten Richnavsky posted a discussion

Breaking the link between unhealthy homes and unhealthy kids

Listen in on IAQ Radio to a discussion on reducing the household triggers that cause asthmaattacks…See More
Thursday
Kim Tanner posted events
Thursday
Ottawa Furnace Filters posted a blog post

Some Useful Information about Furnace Air Filters

There is not much we can do about the air pollution outside of a house in Ottawa, Canada, but we…See More
Thursday

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service