A. Tamasin Sterner
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Combustion Appliance Testing Can Be Easy if You Understand What and Why You Are Testing
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Lots of energy auditors, inspectors, HVAC folks, and air sealers are confused about how, when, and why it is important to test combustion appliances.  They often don't know what the test is supposed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Phillips Dec 2, 2010.

 

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Jan 29
A. Tamasin Sterner replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Did you know that changes have been made to BPI's BA certification upgrade criteria?
"We offer a course called Energy Retrofit Modeling and Work Scope Development to meet BPI's requirements of 6 CEUs in this topic toward the 30 CEUs for recertification and avoidance of exams.  BPI back pedaled and now allows 6 CEUs OR…"
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"I recently audited a townhouse for a young family. The father had his baby strapped to the front of his chest in a baby carrier. As we spoke he bounced gently up and down to comfort the baby who was trying to sleep. I was asking him about comfort…"
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Nov 6, 2012
A. Tamasin Sterner commented on Allison A. Bailes III's blog post Words That Turn Home Energy Pros Into Building Science Dorks
"So right on, thanks for the reminder.  I also find this to be true:  Use "more" and "less" rather than "higher" and "lower" when talking about pressure or moisture or temperature.  And…"
Oct 22, 2012
A. Tamasin Sterner replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Protecting presentations in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Paul - We know what you mean.  Lately, our presentations are a mixed media show and PowerPoint is only part of the information/education.  So, it won't help anyone to see the slides without seeing the entire presentation.  In…"
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"Dale,  4 of my staff got sick right after the conference and I just got sick yesterday with a fever and cough and cold."
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Are You in PA, NJ, or DE? Do You Plan to Become a BPI Testing Center?

 I'm wanting to assess which tri-state BPI Affiliates are becoming BPI Testing Centers.  And, in order to not over flood the area with too many Testing Centers, I'm looking to pool resources. We have 25 test computers. This will keep costs down.  If you are becoming a Test Center, or if you know an entity that is, please share that infomation.  It will be public soon enough.  I'm also wanting to assess the need for traveling Proctors.  If you need Proctors, please share that information…

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Posted on January 15, 2012 at 8:22pm

Health Issues Caused By Insulation Products

Does anyone know anyone who has had decreased health due to the installation of insulation materials?  I've been emailing back and forth with a man who had Atticat loose fill installed in two exterior walls.  He claims the odor is persisting and has developed teeth gnashing.

Posted on October 11, 2011 at 4:27am — 2 Comments

Q & A with A. Tamasin Sterner on her Women's Energy Auditing course in Montana

This is a great field for women. And there are far too few women in the industry. I want that to change.

In our Women's Energy Auditing course women will learn how to improve their health, the health of their family, and the health of others. They will be able to do this because they will learn skills needed to properly understand, avoid, and fix problems that make buildings fall apart, like moisture and mold, which causes health problems for many people...

 

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Posted on September 16, 2011 at 7:46am — 5 Comments

What's Happening in the Industry, 101

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Here's hoping this slide show might assist those of you who administer programs.  It can be confusing!

Posted on August 30, 2011 at 4:06pm

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