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"I am from Brush Prairie!  We do geothermal installs,  http://www.hendricksonhvac.com/"
Nov 1, 2011
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Mar 19, 2011
Bill Kraus replied to Paul Morin's discussion Solutions to depressurization in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"This has never been taught in my class. We teach that the ideal remedy is to upgrade to a sealed combustion appliance to eliminate the interaction of house pressure on the appliances. If this is not a reasonable upgrade then there are other…"
Mar 19, 2011
Bill Kraus replied to David Astorina's discussion Should BPI Energy Auditors Become Licensed Home Inspectors? in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Hi Adam, You are correct, it is becoming a big deal here. I recently heard from a past student who was trying to get his CCB license to become a energy auditor that the CCB told him he would also need a home inspectors license--I haven't heard…"
Jan 10, 2011
Bill Kraus replied to David Astorina's discussion Should BPI Energy Auditors Become Licensed Home Inspectors? in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Mike, Home inspection licensing is different for each state, with some states not requiring any(scary). I can tell you in Oregon to get an home inspector license you first need to pass a general contractors test and get licensed then the…"
Jan 9, 2011
Bill Kraus replied to David Astorina's discussion Should BPI Energy Auditors Become Licensed Home Inspectors? in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"This is a great question. I am both an Oregon certified home inspector and a BPI building analyst and Envelope professional. These certifications do have a lot of overlap and being a home inspector helped me greatly when studing for…"
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Home Energy Ratings

Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

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Energy Conservation Training Company
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Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Level I Building & Roof Thermographer

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I am from Brush Prairie!  We do geothermal installs,  http://www.hendricksonhvac.com/
 
 
 

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