Chad Mcauliffe
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BPI QCI Cert.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Mcauliffe Dec 16, 2014. 17 Replies

Does anyone on here have the new QCI Cert.   I have my written and field test then 2nd week of Dec.  I know a lot of people here in Maine have taken and failed the test.  We need the Cert to inspect…Continue

 

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Chad Mcauliffe replied to Bud Poll's discussion CO poisoning in Yarmouth Maine
"I got a call yesterday from a homeowner who had a direct vent furnace installed a year ago and she said it quit working in the middle of the night the night prior.  Sent a tech. over and the termination being buried in snow was the cause!!!"
Jan 29, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to Bart Nicholson's discussion Minneapolis Blower Door and Duct Blaster for sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"I would be interested in the blaster!!!"
Jan 26, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to Matthew P's discussion Needed: Gas Detector and CO Detector. What do you recommend?
"The new BPI standards require a Gas Sniffer which has a read out of the LEL.  The cheapest I have seen was $450.00"
Jan 26, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to Bud Poll's discussion Basing air exchange on house volume??
"We use ASHRAE 62.2 2013 in the WAP.  I tend to agree Bud.  Some of these big homes in Maine are being over ventilated to the point that the home owner disables the systems.  Go ahead and jump on me with the home owner ed. bit as…"
Jan 7, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to Irvin McLaughlin's discussion Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...
"Did you not do any shell upgrades?  I guess I don't see where all the savings was supposed to come from to begin with. "
Jan 7, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to John Porter's discussion Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction
"We do this all the time and have yet to see any issues.  Given the oldest jobs we have are probably 6 years old, but no problems yet..."
Jan 7, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe commented on Green Jobs Training Center's photo
Dec 17, 2014
Chad Mcauliffe replied to billy g pinnick jr's discussion Blower Door Question
"     I am by no means trying to challenge your knowledge in the subject.  I could learn a ton from you I am sure.  I just got the impression he was saying as you seal leaks in a home more air just comes…"
Dec 17, 2014
Chad Mcauliffe replied to GEORGE LEVOSINSKI's discussion Good Deals, 66% off Price New in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"How much for just the blaster?"
Dec 16, 2014
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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
Dec 16, 2014
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Dec 16, 2014
Chad Mcauliffe replied to billy g pinnick jr's discussion Blower Door Question
"Great explanation but I do not think this is where he was going.  I think he is thinking much simpler than this.   I really want to get my hand on one of your new Manometers.  Any review units available?  Dreaming........."
Dec 16, 2014
Chad Mcauliffe replied to billy g pinnick jr's discussion Blower Door Question
"They are wrong you are right.  You are maintaining 50 pa.  If you had the blower door running, not on cruise control as you sealed the negative pressure would increase causing more leakage to come in through the other cracks. …"
Dec 16, 2014
Chad Mcauliffe replied to Chad Mcauliffe's discussion BPI QCI Cert.
"80 On the written 100 on the field I am proud to say I am a newly certified HEP Quality Control Inspector. I found the written test to be difficult and found myself scratching my head often.  Glad its over with, time to get back to work."
Dec 16, 2014
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Nov 26, 2014
Bud Poll replied to Chad Mcauliffe's discussion BPI QCI Cert.
"I can't think of any test I've ever taken where I wasn't able to determine what I got wrong and what the correct answer should have been.  By not providing the correct answers, candidates are as likely to change correct thinking…"
Nov 23, 2014

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WeatherizeMaine Home Performance , ComfortMaine HVAC
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Contractor: insulation, Contractor: HVAC, Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator, Home Inspector (real-estate transactions)
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BPI, DOE Weatherization contractor, HVAC Excellence, LEED
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http://airseal.me
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At 8:27am on November 22, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Chad,

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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