Don Fitchett
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Don Fitchett replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Bill Turner - 27th Project (1st in Maine) to Officially Meet the 1000 Home Challenge! in the group 1000 Home Challenge
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Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
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Eric Kjelshus commented on Don Fitchett's blog post With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.
"If  you seal the building and seal the duct work and leave the AC on 76-80', size right build right. Its just not a problem.  I just left a house that needs a (one) 3 ton and he just put in 2pcs(two) 4 tons,   with no seal on…"
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With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.

Living in Missouri, the combination of record high temperatures and extreme humidity are really becoming evident with all our house doors sticking. Doors we've never seen stick before. This record weather is also pointing out some deficiencies in our HVAC with condensation. (If you see water dripping, check duct work insulation.)   Anyone else in Missouri or other states seeing doors that never…See More
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With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.

Living in Missouri, the combination of record high temperatures and extreme humidity are really becoming evident with all our house doors sticking. Doors we've never seen stick before. This record weather is also pointing out some deficiencies in our HVAC with condensation. (If you see water dripping, check duct work insulation.)   Anyone else in Missouri or other states seeing doors that never…See More
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Electrician Training Online | Online industrial electrical training and more at http://bin95.com/university/
Jun 18
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"Online Training: From HVAC to Infrared thermography and more at http://bin95.com/university/ #HomeEnergyPros"
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Don Fitchett commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post At Home with the Internet of Annoying Things
"True, for the smart consumer, the power savings should offset the additional power usage. For the average joe or Jan, maybe not so much. The complicity for the average Joe will no doubt be an issue. But what many do not think about, when pondering…"
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HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Feb 18
Don Fitchett commented on Christopher Morin's blog post The #1 Item Missing from High-Efficient HVAC Installations
"Chris, you will be happy/unhappy to know the same initial cost/quality cutting mentality existing in industrial control equipment too. There is a PLC controller inside almost every machine, every industry including transportation and…"
Feb 17
Don Fitchett replied to Dennis McCarthy's discussion The growing need for lighting auditors
"A highly educational discussion going on here. Thanks all."
Jan 10
Don Fitchett replied to Davide Lanzoni's discussion New building thermography 360 pages ebook - including blower door and heat flux meter ! in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"Thanks Davide, I added to my amazon wish list."
Jan 10
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Electrical Infrared Inspection

Excerpt from electrical infrared inspection part of online infrared thermography training and certification at http://bin95.com/ir .
Dec 8, 2014
Don Fitchett replied to Davide Lanzoni's discussion New building thermography 360 pages ebook - including blower door and heat flux meter ! in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"I like you graphics."
Dec 1, 2014
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With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.

Living in Missouri, the combination of record high temperatures and extreme humidity are really becoming evident with all our house doors sticking. Doors we've never seen stick before. This record weather is also pointing out some deficiencies in our HVAC with condensation. (If you see water dripping, check duct work…

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Posted on July 27, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Small Businesses: Diversify with Infrared Thermography Services, Save Your Business, Save the Country...

HERS should all offer Infrared Thermography Services.

It is all ways great advice for small businesses to diversify, I know it pulled our company through a recession and is solely responsible for us coming up on our 20th year in business. With home improvement companies and electrical contractors, the advantages of being a Certified Infrared Thermographer go far beyond diversifying the small business…

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At 8:29am on July 15, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Don,

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!

Don't forget to add your profile photo and be sure to put your location on our Member Map!


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