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"Hey, just wanted to let everyone know who watched this video, about this great online electric motor troubleshooting flow chart."
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"Very interesting. thanks for sharing. Now I will share with our network too."
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"Thanks Steve and Rick, that is an important message/video to get the word out to everyone here. I also placed a video here on home energy pro back in 2014 titled  What is Thermography (thermal imaging)  "
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"Great share Tom. Thanks"
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"With motor controls training, you can 'take control' of possibly one of your home's biggest energy users, AC motors. Not to mention home automation's use of AC motors.The obvious use of motor controls is the HVAC system and other…"
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Ladder Diagram Tutorial

How valuable can learning electric motor controls to better understand home automation as it relates to home energy usage? This Ladder diagram tutorial and electrical diagram symbols demo video demonstrates Koldwater's motor controls tutorial…
Oct 30, 2015
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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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"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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With record high heat/humidity come xtreme door sticking.

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

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

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 7:07pm 0 Comments

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!

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