Eric Sperline
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Third party testing rqmt
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I'm interested to know if the State you live in requires Blower door testing of the residential building envelope on new construction?Here in Washington State the Code official in the jurisdiction…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Sperline Dec 13, 2013.

Floor insulation attachment
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I'm wondering if anyone out there has come across specific language for the attachment of fiberglass insulation over an unconditioned crawl space.  I realize there are various ways to accomplish…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Riversong Oct 18, 2012.

Hot water re-circ systems
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For those of you who are conducting residential energy assessments; are you recommending "on demand"  hot water re-circ. systems?  I'm finding that many of my customers waste a ton of water while…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Apr 28, 2012.

Commercial Energy Auditing Software
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I'm wondering if any of you Energy Pro's out there have experience with commercial energy auditing software that would include multi-family buildings?  Are you using software that you would feel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Kroeker Jan 27, 2012.

 

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Eric Sperline commented on Christopher Morin's blog post UPDATED: Big Changes for Duct Testing in MA
"Hello Chris, thank you for your post on duct testing rqm'ts in MA.  The tone of your message seems to be indicative of your position on the value of energy efficiency overall.  You use terms such as "stringent updated code…"
Aug 25, 2014
Eric Sperline added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Beware ebay seller "supermomofps"

I bought a blower door system on Ebay from "supermomofps"  The item was never sent and communication from the seller was never provided.  Ebay has refunded my money.See More
Jul 31, 2014
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two or three hole fan frame?

Does anyone have a two or three hole BD fan frame with the nylon panel for sale?Eric   425-417-8364See More
Jul 2, 2014
Eric Sperline replied to Eriks Sics's discussion For Sale, Minneapolis Blower Door Model 3 & Duct Blaster Series B Set-Up in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Have you sold your blower door? Eric  erics@en-audits.com  425-417-8364"
Jul 1, 2014
Eric Sperline replied to Jesse Erbel's discussion Duct Blasters, Blower Doors, Thermal Cameras, Combustion Analyzers in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"I am looking for a blower door setup if I can find one for the right price. Eric  425-417-8364"
Jun 30, 2014
Eric Sperline replied to Eriks Sics's discussion For Sale, Minneapolis Blower Door Model 3 & Duct Blaster Series B Set-Up in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Eric  425-417-8364  interested"
May 29, 2014
Eric Kjelshus replied to Eric Sperline's discussion WTB Energy Conservatory True Flow Plate meter in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"what size? and what is cost?"
May 18, 2014
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May 6, 2014
Eric Sperline replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Third party testing rqmt
"Thanks for your reply.  As for duct testing I reluctantly admit that the better scenario from a cost perspective is to have the installer provide testing results.  I don't like that but with regard to practicality it probably…"
Dec 13, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Third party testing rqmt
"Most of the states I know that require testing allow HERS Raters, those with BPI certifications (though they never teach duct testing except for 1 class) and those that go through a DET certifier course (HVAC / Builders / Insulation companies /…"
Dec 13, 2013
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Third party testing rqmt

I'm interested to know if the State you live in requires Blower door testing of the residential building envelope on new construction?Here in Washington State the Code official in the jurisdiction has the right to require third party testing but none do so.As a consequence of that situation the insulation contractors are usually chosen to perform the blower door testing at Final inspection and there is no system of verification in place. It is not my intent to imply wrong doing with this…See More
Dec 12, 2013
Eric Sperline added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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Looking for a used Air Handler Flow Meter

Anyone out there have a used Air Handler Flow Meter for sale?  Please let me know if you do.See More
Oct 16, 2013
Dennis Heidner replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Variable Frequency Drive controllers in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Eric,  I have been looking also.  From what I've seen I think the savings for me will be significant. The things you need to do a comparison: 1. The system head and flows, pipe diameters, etc... 2.  The current motor…"
Mar 30, 2013
Eric Sperline replied to Todd Ewald's discussion Slightly used Energy Auditing equipment for sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"How much do want for a complete blower door set up?"
Mar 11, 2013
Eric Sperline replied to Bud Poll's discussion Ridge Vent NFA in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Good point. It depends on the product."
Jan 3, 2013
Eric Sperline replied to Bud Poll's discussion Ridge Vent NFA in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"You bring up a good subject. I think the manufacturers recommendations are best.  As a building inspector for many years I saw many of these installations where the ridge opening was 3/4" or less.  The manufacturers state that the…"
Jan 3, 2013

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At 7:13pm on April 13, 2012, Tyson Pischel said…

Looking forward to heading back your way soon.  I am really curious to know your take on the ventilation strategy that Kleiman used in the homes for Pioneer Pacific.  Do you know where they came up with that system?

At 10:26am on March 27, 2012, Bob Freer said…

Hi, Eric.  I have a Testo 327 that has only been used 5 or 6 times.  I'm willing to sel it for $700.  I know it is not exactly what you are looking for, but if you are interested, call me.  I'm in Tukwila.  You can reach me at 253-508-3542.

Bob

At 11:23am on November 8, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Eric,

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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