Hal Skinner
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Hal Skinner's Discussions

'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hal Skinner Apr 3, 2015. 10 Replies

‘Ygrene’ energy superfund financing. First off I want to state I know next to nothing about financing projects for energy upgrades.  That has never been my end of our business.  I will try to relate…Continue

A WARNING ON VINYL SIDING

Started Feb 26, 2015 0 Replies

Back in 2003 I was called out to a home in Sacramento.  I was called there in the begining of summer.  The prior winter the home was painted with our RCC. I found the home was painted a medium grey. …Continue

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Nov 25, 2014. 3 Replies

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit? Multi-family dwelling units aside here.  Single family homes only.  How much success have you had convincing a ‘Landlord’…Continue

RCC as interior paint in a house that DOES have R-rated insulation.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hal Skinner Oct 9, 2014. 2 Replies

Here is a few pictures, a statement and a copy of the electric bill from a homeowner.  He had the interior walls and ceiling painted with the RCC. My first post of the RCC used as interior paint on a…Continue

Tags: REFLECTIVITY, ROOF, RADIANT, PAINT, INSULATION

 

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Hal Skinner commented on Allison A. Bailes III's group HVAC
"http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/group/radiant-control-coatings-and-their-many-uses We have been applying a radiant control coating to interior and exterior ac units and ducts for over 30 years withv great resuls. I started a classroom for Radiantt…"
Jan 9
Hal Skinner replied to Michael Robinson's discussion Insulating and air sealing a finished attic
"We accomplish both with a single coat of our Radiant Control Coating.  But thats not all we do for the attics.  We also coat attic AC units, plenum and steel or flex ducts too."
Mar 27, 2016
Jan Stensland replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Has Lead Based Paint ever stopped you on an energy upgrade?
"In California any contractor who works on a house built before 1978 (and assumed to have lead paint on it), must also be California Department of Public Health lead abatement certified in addition to the EPA certification. Additionally, it is…"
Mar 3, 2016
Joseph Burley replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Has Lead Based Paint ever stopped you on an energy upgrade?
"In most circumstances, chemical encapsulation of LBP is overkill. In most circumstances, stabilizing and repainting is sufficient. There are other easy fixes also--e.g. narrow gaps exposing exterior door casing can be covered with caulk and window…"
Feb 26, 2016
Hal Skinner replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion How Would You Weatherize this Historic Home?
"Hi Aaron, Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Denison, TX.   This was a 150-year-old building we coated with our Radiant Control Coating, Cerama-Tech.  No R%-rated insulation was added.  Only the interior walls and ceiling of…"
Oct 26, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Timothy Renz's discussion Vinyl batt to metal frame ware house
"The reason the metal is corrugated is so it has the ability to expand and contract.  Day, night, summer, winter.  No news to anyone there.   I cannot speak for any other RCC (Radiant Control Coating) but the one I work with. …"
Oct 8, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Stephen Wierzbicki's discussion Mold on a ceiling diffuser
"So I understand this correctly, AC unit, and ducts in the attic.  CDan I assume METAL ducts?  This sounds like the same problem we have ran into with commercial units in areas of high humidity in CA.   Your R- insulation works against…"
Aug 18, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"This should be interesting,,,and expensive."
Jun 19, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Larry Schaffert's discussion How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?
"Hi Larry. The gaps in the siding (whether it is new T-111, the old redwood shiplap or metal)  all suffer from thermal shock / heat expansion.  They all expandn contract  day vs night, summer vs winter.  Stucco is no different,…"
Apr 14, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Watched the two videos.  The first, the one with the 'Homeowner' was a waste of time.   Here is the URL to the other video that is more informative. https://vimeo.com/111999681   I was hoping to hear / see a side-by-side…"
Apr 3, 2015
Debra Little replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Susan, Thanks for your articulate details. Home owners and those advising them should be aware that at time of resale, PACE will require at minimum, a few extra steps for the buyers.  The current default rate for residential in CA…"
Apr 2, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Thanks Susan.  It is appreciated."
Mar 31, 2015
Susan Davison replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Hal,   With the above questions, let me first state 'let the buyer beware'. All of us should read any contractor or financing document that we sign that obligates us to pay off a loan.  Let me address a few questions, with hopes…"
Mar 31, 2015
Susan Davison replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Within California, there are multiple PACE programs available to consumers and business owners. Ygrene Works, California First, Figtree Financing, and the HERO program.   All providers have legislation passed to operate in the State, but…"
Mar 31, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Hi again John, If you could directly answer these questions and comment on anything else related, I would appreciate it. I have been told that any financing through the PACE program has some problems that homeowners are rarely told about before…"
Mar 30, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"I think it would be best to keep the questions and answers on this open forum for all to see. Cali Senate bill 555   As I have mentioned, I have seen or heard nothing negative about Ygrene.  I brought this company to the attention of a…"
Mar 26, 2015

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New Energy Star requirements for Cool Roof coatings

Posted on April 6, 2011 at 5:00pm 3 Comments

I was forwarded an email that originated from the Energy Star Heat Island group.  This was something I was not aware of.  I have changed the font to red for the main point of my own comments below the quoted part of the email.

 

"This call will provide an overview of the revised requirements for ENERGY STAR labeling of roofing products. The focus will be on the certification and verification processes. Beginning January 2011, labeling requires third- party…

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New applications for an Energy Star 'Cool Roof' coating.

Posted on November 5, 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments





I work with two contractors; one is in Denison Texas and the other in Sacramento, CA. …

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