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Home Performance U.S. Tour: PROOF IS POSSIBLE
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Hey home performance heroes:Great news: Dow Building Solutions is sponsoring the kickoff of my Proof Is Possible U.S. Tour.  Each stop is a two-day event with workshops for homeowners,…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Blaine W Fox Feb 7, 2014.

CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Apr 21, 2014.

ASHRAE 62.2-2013 in an Easy-to-Use Method!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Hoener Sep 23, 2013.

QA/QC just made simple with Retrotec DM-32 manometer

OK everybody- I just participated in (and controlled) a blower door test 1000 miles away while I sat in the comfort of my office.  The ingredients: Google Hangout, a webcam, and the new Retrotec…Continue

Tags: control, assurance, innovation, new, idea

Started Aug 26, 2013

 

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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Corbett Lunsford has again shown how all Home Performance professionals could benefit from seeing our industry through the eyes of our customers. This video captures the essence of zone pressure testing better than any description I have seen in the…"
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Hey friends- I made a clarification video for the percentage-based interpretation of zonal pressure testing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2GY6qVH5Kw&feature=youtu.be"
Jun 11
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New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
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New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Thanks, Tom and Adin- as far as linearity goes, yes, your editorial folks are absolutely right. The reason so many of us are using this percentage connection metric is that: 1) it's simple for homeowners to understand, and 2) it'll show a…"
May 9
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Thanks for posting the video.  I asked some folks on Home Energy's editorial board about the relationship between pressure differences and air flows (or leakage).  They stated that this relationship is not linear, so one can't…"
Apr 21
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Great video. Your approach of simplifying the reading as X/50 = percent leaking to outside (with house at -50 pa) , is super helpful .  The braggs segment just had me thinking about stir fry though.  Thanks! "
Mar 31
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PROOF #11: Tested Home Improvement vs. Guessing and Spending

For homeowners, there are two ways to go about home improvement: you can get by on the tightest budget allowed and hire the contractor that says they can be in and out of your house the fastest, or you can respect the property you've already…
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If CARS Were Built Like HOUSES...

IMAGINE IF CARS WERE BUILT & BOUGHT LIKE HOUSES: If cars were built like houses, each one would be built outdoors, exposed, in the middle of a muddy field. I...
Jan 21
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If CARS Were Built Like HOUSES...

IMAGINE IF CARS WERE BUILT & BOUGHT LIKE HOUSES: If cars were built like houses, each one would be built outdoors, exposed, in the middle of a muddy field. I...
Jan 21
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Dark Side of Weatherization: Why The Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs Are Not Helping

PROOF #007: Corbett elucidates the fundamental problem with publicly-funded energy efficiency and weatherization programs.
Sep 24, 2014
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Dark Side of Weatherization: Why The Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs Are Not Helping

PROOF #007: Corbett elucidates the fundamental problem with publicly-funded energy efficiency and weatherization programs.
Sep 24, 2014
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The Fall Fast Track: 6-Week Home Performance Mastermind Bootcamp

ON SEPTEMBER 1, the mastermind course for profiting from home performance in the private sector begins. Six weeks of advanced training in packaging home performance for the private market, focusing on implementing rather than simple learning.
Aug 11, 2014

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FALL FAST TRACK to Revolutionize Home Performance Business, Rock the Houses on Sept 1 2014

You took a class, or read a book, got BPI or HERS Rater certified, or just bought some diagnostic equipment. Your company was heading in the right direction in the beginning, but NOW WHAT? Earning certifications and owning diagnostic tools is a step in the right direction, but it’s only a step… the real power of your home performance focus is in practicing what you preach with testing on every job, and using it to…

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Posted on August 9, 2014 at 11:01am

"Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction, and Maintenance"- new free guide from EPA

This is a great free resource for building pros everywhere- to hear the interview about its creation, check out the latest Building Performance Podcast with my hero Lew Harriman and his co-conspirator Terry Brennan:

http://buildingperformancepodcast.com/how-to-walk-on-water-the-epas-new-guidance-for-moisture-control



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Posted on July 7, 2014 at 4:19pm

New APT Reports Energy Audit Software Delivers for Home Performance Pros

Home Performance Contractors get a new professional standard for creating unique client reports and improving workflow in APT (Automated Performance Testing) Reports

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the author of this spring's critically acclaimed Home Performance…

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Posted on August 13, 2012 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

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At 3:51pm on January 28, 2013, Bruce Helft said…

Hello Corbett,

The typical model for whole house performance contracting in California places the owner of the General B Contractor license in charge of project management. Does your company, and are you aware of other smaller companies, use a model that places the energy auditor-rater in the project manager position, much like an interior decorator will sell the job and design benefits, get the job, and then sub-contract his/her preferred tradespeople to complete the work to the high level of standard they envision? I am interested to find successful examples of small sized (1 - 3) energy professional diagnosticians that have  businesses that sell the assessment service and vision for improvements, and then hire and manage the entire whole house upgrade project.

At 7:50pm on April 14, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Corbett,

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!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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