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These are some disturbing articles I read this week:…Continue

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Started Sep 25

Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
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I recently had the good luck to meet Craig Foley.  Craig is a Real Estate Professional and Building Performance advocate and he sent me this article he wrote:…Continue

Tags: realtors, agent, mls, appraisers, appraisal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Conlon Oct 2.

Extremely long wait for hot water
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Hello Home Energy Pros,I have a customer I am advising who complains of extremely long wait times for hot water.  He has a rather large house (4,000 + sq. ft.) and two tankless water heaters.  Can…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Lewis Sep 18.

 

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Tom Conlon replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"Realtors are never going to see as many shades of green as we think we can. By and large they are just waiting for us so-called technical experts to get our stories straight about what is and what is not a "green feature". Once we do, they…"
Oct 2
Jan Green replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"It helps for companies to understand what the public wants and to educate them so that realtors are aware of the need for education.  NAR's 2012 survey states that one of the top areas of interest in homes is being energy efficient.…"
Sep 29
Kevin Jordan replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"so who funds the greening of the inventory? would this be company by company?"
Sep 29
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George Kopf commented on Tom White's video
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"Tom, Thanks for sharing this trailer.  About time we got the Whole House Building approach to Hollywood.  :-)"
Sep 25
Jan Green replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"Craig, I like your thinking!  With my new broker, I've been able to communicate more effectively to my office. And the owner is finally listening now that I've been published.  I think he's starting to understand!…"
Sep 18
Craig Foley replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"Thanks Jan, your insight, as always, is invaluable. Your suggestions regarding a top down approach seem very relevant to me. Let's face it, generally speaking we work in a world of dinosaurs on this subject. I am wicked lucky (wicked in MA can…"
Sep 18
Jan Green replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"I agree Craig, on all points.  I do think that a top down approach would be more effective.  NAR produced the survey in 2013 showing that clearly 9 out of 10 consumers are concerned about energy bills.  That information needs to…"
Sep 18
Steven Lewis replied to George Kopf's discussion Extremely long wait for hot water
"There is a pump kit that will install under a sink or in a bathroom.  This pump will be activated by a button and it pumps the (colder) water in the Hot water pipe into the cold water pipe.  Once it senses heat it will shut off and then…"
Sep 18
Craig Foley replied to George Kopf's discussion Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?
"Thanks for the shoutout George. MA DOER worked with my company on an initiative to educate real estate professionals in MA that is proving to be popular and successful. I think that there is growing awareness in all sections of the real estate sales…"
Sep 18
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Hal Skinner replied to George Kopf's discussion Extremely long wait for hot water
"When it comes to remodeling, nobody knows nothin til ya open up the wall!  lol   :"" AW MAN!  Where the h--- is THAT pipe goin to???"  Yup been there done that. :)"
Sep 11
George Kopf replied to George Kopf's discussion Extremely long wait for hot water
"Hal,  The answer to all of these great questions is:  don't know. But these are the exact questions the home owner I am helping needed to know to ask the plumbing contractor when they come out next week!  Thank you.  Very…"
Sep 11
Hal Skinner replied to George Kopf's discussion Extremely long wait for hot water
"Hi George. Are we looking at 2 tankless wter heaters that are NOT located very near where the hot water faucets are, very near the kitchen, very near ther bathrooms?  Would relocating them closer to those areas be an option?  Sounds like…"
Sep 11

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At 12:18pm on June 7, 2011, Tom White said…

Welcome, George to Home Energy Pros.  I'm glad to see that it's useful for you and your crews!

 

 

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At 2:58pm on May 27, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi George,

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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