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Questioning W.C.C.
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We've been discussing this around the Saturn water cooler for a while now and figured an article was in order. Sound off and let us know what you think.…Continue

Tags: CO, combustion, case, worst

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darrel Tenter Oct 26, 2012.

What shall we do?
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RESNET has proposed an amendment to their standards to define the word "shall". The proposed amendment is open for public comment until this coming Monday the 24th. If you've had the opportunity (or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Oct 1, 2012.

 

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Darrel Tenter replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Did you know that changes have been made to BPI's BA certification upgrade criteria?
"BPI doesn't recommend or require any particular modeling software. I don't think they even say what the software must be able to do. RESNET for comparison, doesn't specify particular software, but they do say what the software must be…"
Jan 23
Darrel Tenter replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion Questioning W.C.C.
"Paul, We're suggesting that combustion safety testing is unnecessarily complicated. We're using other hazards as a relative comparison of risk. We think that combustion safety testing, particularly worst-case CAZ, should be greatly…"
Oct 26, 2012
Paul Morin replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion Questioning W.C.C.
"Darrell, I am confused by your last paragraph:  ‘I’m not suggesting that we discontinue combustion safety testing. I question whether the risk reduction (or lack of) merits the complexity and time…"
Oct 25, 2012
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Questioning W.C.C.

We've been discussing this around the Saturn water cooler for a while now and figured an article was in order. Sound off and let us know what you think.Questioning Worst-Case Combustion-Safety TestingWhat new health-and-safety mandate will the home-energy community embrace next? We…See More
Oct 19, 2012
Ron Jones replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion Questioning W.C.C.
"No question the WCC is the most time consuming and complex portion of a home performance assessment. As a result, I wonder how many are performed correctly, if at all, in the real world. That being said, while I can make a case,…"
Oct 18, 2012
Pat Dundon replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion Questioning W.C.C.
"Playing devils advocate a little, but what if the dead client were your mother or child? A little too close to home? How difficult or expensive would it be for us to abandon natural draft appliances? ...compare that to the cost of this effort to…"
Oct 18, 2012
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Questioning W.C.C.

We've been discussing this around the Saturn water cooler for a while now and figured an article was in order. Sound off and let us know what you think.Questioning Worst-Case Combustion-Safety TestingWhat new health-and-safety mandate will the home-energy community embrace next? We…See More
Oct 9, 2012
Glen Gallo replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion What shall we do?
"Interesting Shall we use must or must we use shall I am not a lawyer I am not a philosopher or a king. I shall not be required to use must I must not be required to use shall I have a hammer and it does not split hairs  "
Oct 1, 2012
Robert Riversong replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion What shall we do?
"If language is not correct, Then what is said is not what is meant. If what is said is not what is meant, Then what ought to be done remains undone. - Confucius (551-479 BCE) We already suffer from a dramatic loss of precision in language on modern…"
Sep 22, 2012
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Darrel Tenter's discussion What shall we do?
"Nice points, though they also need to list the one overriding exception which is if it conflicts with state rules & regulations. I also agree with some of the others, no matter if they do change the definition or decide to take your advice…"
Sep 20, 2012
Darrel Tenter posted a discussion

What shall we do?

RESNET has proposed an amendment to their standards to define the word "shall". The proposed amendment is open for public comment until this coming Monday the 24th. If you've had the opportunity (or misfortune) of hearing me talk about the use of shall, then you already know my case against it. If not, then buy me a beer at the next conference and I shall enlighten you. Or you can read comment…See More
Sep 20, 2012
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"Hi Darrel, 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…"
Sep 8, 2012
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BPI BA, RESNET Trainer
Professional Interests
Energy conservation publishing, training, and curriculum.
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At 4:41am on September 8, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Darrel,

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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