David Astorina's Groups (9)

  • Trainers and Mentors

    124 members Latest Activity: May 28

    Share your experience with different training and mentoring methods. Learn about new training tools, certifications and training programs.

  • Tools of the Trade

    96 members Latest Activity: May 18 A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    178 members Latest Activity: Aug 4

    This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    309 members Latest Activity: on Monday

    Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    105 members Latest Activity: Jun 17 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • Social Media and Energy Efficiency

    99 members Latest Activity: Feb 12

    Tell us how you reach customers, contractors and others using online social media.

  • Weatherization

    153 members Latest Activity: Jun 16 Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)

    308 members Latest Activity: on Monday

    BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit…

  • Hall of Shame

    142 members Latest Activity: Aug 5 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

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.

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Want to Lead a Breakout Session at RaterFest! 2015?

We are adding something new to RaterFest! this year... attendee led breakout sessions on Saturday…See More
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Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"We're in climate zone 5 (near Santa Fe, NM) where it's dry as a bone. Gonna head to that…"
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Bud Poll replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"The two 4500 watt elements will never operate simultaneously.  It will be one or the…"
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Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Correction to this last posting... This model only operates one element at a time, not two in…"
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Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Agreed. Incidentally, I just called tech support at Bradford White (and actually spoke to a…"
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Hans Joachim Preiss replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Rod, Because the tank is not overheating, the behavior is either normal for this tank or there is a…"
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Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Hey thanks Hans. I didn't know about the benefit of the heatpump units having the elements…"
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Rod Fox replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"I'm not sure if the tank was flushed at the time of element replacement. I would have hoped…"
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