Ben Thompson
  • Oakland, CA
  • United States
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Ben Thompson commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Revisiting Electrification
"Alan, super important discussion you have started. I work a lot with multifamily rehabs and I'm recommending elimination of all gas appliances inside of building envelopes. That's seems the obvious first step. Heat pumps are getting better…"
May 5
Robert Schwartz replied to Ben Thompson's discussion Minneapolis Blower Door system - like new in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"is equipment still for sale?"
Mar 4, 2014
Ben Thompson added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Minneapolis Blower Door system - like new

Includes DG700 manometer. Complete blower door system. Great condition. Purchased in 2010. Used only a few times. Best offer. Will ship, or pick up in Oakland. Will consider partial trade for data loggers. Ben Thompson. 510.459.0827. ben@peraltaenergy.comSee More
Jan 23, 2014
Ben Thompson joined allen p tanner's group

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
Jan 23, 2014
Ben Thompson replied to Al Heath's discussion Energy Modeling Software - what works??
"Home energy auditors will probably have a lot more software choices and flexibility after the adoption (soon?) of the home performance XML schema (hpXML). Maybe that's wishful thinking. ReCurve software may be great, if you can get your hands…"
Mar 17, 2011
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Feb 9, 2011
Ben Thompson joined Norm Bourassa's group

Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Feb 9, 2011
Ben Thompson is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Feb 9, 2011

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Peralta Energy
Professional Certification
BPI Building Analyst, Title 24 CEPE, CHEERS HERS rater.
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Multifamily, single family
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At 1:52pm on February 9, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Ben,

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!

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