Doug Krahl
  • Algonquin, IL
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Doug Krahl replied to Mike Hartnett's discussion cooling vests
"Phase changing cooling vest work great, my weatherization crews wears them all the time. They work like ice packs but at 60degrees. Cool to the body but not ice cold. We keep a cooler of ice water and a 2nd cooling packs in the trucks. They last…"
May 17
Doug Krahl commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Hall of Shame
" Oops they must have run out of disposable foam can from the big box stores. Let along blower door for conformation of air seal or CAZ test."
Mar 31, 2013
Doug Krahl commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Hall of Shame
"Client had a window/weatherization company do a FREE energy audit with only a laser thermometer in their toolbox. They promised a 50% reduction in energy savings with this type of air sealing in rim joist. Did nothing with the attic or address the…"
Mar 31, 2013
Doug Krahl replied to Judi Lyall's discussion Bonus room above garage in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Air seal duct system if excisable will boost cfm/btu's. Caution with booster fans that sit on registers I've done flow hood testing and have seen a reduction in cfm's not including wasted energy/money"
Apr 21, 2011
Doug Krahl joined Diane Chojnowski's group

Hall of Shame

In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Nov 13, 2010
Doug Krahl joined Michael Stuart's group


This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
Nov 13, 2010
Doug Krahl joined Leslie McDowell, BPI's group

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
Nov 13, 2010
Doug Krahl updated their profile photo
Nov 13, 2010
Doug Krahl joined Sean Lintow Sr's group

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Nov 13, 2010
Doug Krahl is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 4, 2010

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David Byrnes's blog post was featured

Top 6 things to watch out for when building a new home and how builders are still cutting corners with energy efficiency

Even though it seems like all the new home builders are touting how energy efficient their homes…See More
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Diane Chojnowski's discussion was featured

Incentives & financing options for home energy upgrades

DOE's has a useful database of incentives and financing options for home energy…See More
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Tom White's video was featured

Coping with Comfort Complaints: Top Causes, Investigation Methods, and Solutions

This one-hour webinar features Arlan Burdick and Andrew Poerschke talking about comfort complaints in well-built homes.
5 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Sparky Doubled the Air Leakage in this Home!
"What if after the building is sealed and tested.   The trades man would have to reseal all…"
17 hours ago
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19 hours ago
David Downard replied to David Downard's discussion Blower Door for Sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Price is $1700. "
20 hours ago
David Downard added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Blower Door for Sale

MINNEAPOLIS BLOWER DOOR Complete system with DG700 Like new, its been used about 6…See More
20 hours ago

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