Ginger MacDonald
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Ely Jacobsohn commented on Ginger MacDonald's blog post Policing DIY.com - stop bad building advice at the source
"I wonder how many other similar articles there are from what are supposed to be reputable sources.  How should we as an industry address this?  Who would be the most effective spokespeople?"
Jun 13, 2011
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Policing DIY.com - stop bad building advice at the source

I am always looking for good information and resources to share with customers about building science.  I really want to engage people to understand building science, and empower them to work on their own homes more.  Sometimes, the task of deconstructing misinformation is bigger than I realize... Cruizing the internet this afternoon, seeking recources for some customers who intend to take on their own basment remodel.  I have found lots of good DIY guides on the DIY Network, so I went there to…See More
May 26, 2011
Ginger MacDonald joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
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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
May 26, 2011
Ginger MacDonald joined A. Tamasin Sterner's group
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Dear Occupant:

What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
May 26, 2011
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INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
May 26, 2011
Ginger MacDonald updated their profile
May 26, 2011
Ginger MacDonald is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jan 12, 2011

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Company
Snohomish County Low Income Weatherization Program
Professional Certification
BPI Building Analyst
Professional Interests
Building Science, Energy Efficiency Retrofits, Earthen & Natural Building materials, Multifamily Community Housing

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Policing DIY.com - stop bad building advice at the source

Posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:40am 1 Comment

I am always looking for good information and resources to share with customers about building science.  I really want to engage people to understand building science, and empower them to work on their own homes more.  Sometimes, the task of deconstructing misinformation is bigger than I realize...

 

Cruizing the internet this afternoon, seeking recources for some customers who intend to take on their own basment remodel.  I have found lots of good DIY guides on the DIY Network,…

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At 11:38pm on January 12, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Ginger,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos andupcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And,add your location on our Member Map!


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