Hal Skinner
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Couldnt resist yet again.

"OK Santa, gimme what I want for…Continue

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Sorry, couldnt resist
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Have a great Thanksgiving…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hal Skinner Dec 5.

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Nov 25.

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hal Skinner Oct 9.

 

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Couldnt resist yet again.

"OK Santa, gimme what I want for Christmas or Donner and Blitzen are next!:"HAVE A GREAT CHRISTMAS EVERYONE.See More
6 hours ago
Hal Skinner replied to Bob Blanchette's discussion How does Cycles Per Hour affect real world AFUE?
"Hi Bob, Many AC and heating contractors have tol;d me the same thing over the years;  If you can do ANYTHING that can cause a ubit to cycle on and off when it did not before, you just extended the life of that unit by 100%.   We were…"
Dec 15
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Sorry, couldnt resist
"My Grampa, Pearle K. Brown,  was a finish carpenter that worked through the union hall.  He died 10 years ago at the age of 90. About 60 church and fa,ily members and friends attended his 90th birthday party.  His grandkids told his…"
Dec 5
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The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)

A group where energy professionals can learn about all the different energy saving aspects of RCCs.  I have worked with one particular RCC for 30 years.  I have amassed alot of information I can share.  Everyone knows, accepts and understands how RCCs work as a 'Cool Roof' coating.  However, that seems to be where the knowledge on these products different energy saving applications abruptly stops.  I hope to change that with this group. There are over 300 protective coatings out there and they…See More
Nov 28
Diane Chojnowski replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Sorry, couldnt resist
"Funny!"
Nov 26
Bob Blanchette replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?
"The landlords don't want the improvements done even if they don't have to pay for it? "Rent houses" are a tough one. They normally are some of the worst energy hogs for the reasons you mentioned. Many still have furnaces with…"
Nov 25
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Sorry, couldnt resist

Have a great Thanksgiving everyone!See More
Nov 25
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?
"Hi Bob, The tenants all say they cant do anything to the building.  We would get referred right back to the building owners or the homeowners association.  Rare ocassion we could ever make any headway with them.   Landlords dont care…"
Nov 25
Bob Blanchette replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?
"Sell utility subsidized services to the tenants. It has to pay back within a year though."
Nov 21
Tom Mallard replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"Thx, Robert. Being a PNWester where crawl spaces are moist or wet seasonally & some sites never dry out, dealing with that properly means dealing with pore pressure on the foundation at highest flow, that's the cause and typical is a…"
Nov 21
Hal Skinner added a discussion to the group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
Nov 21
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"I can only speak for the one I have worked with over t6he years.  We have a certification for water vapor permeation.  W@e do not have one for air permeation.     Our coating has excellrent sealant qualities and it penetrates…"
Nov 21
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"Hi George, I can see where this could be a HUGE issue in Canada.   We spray our RCC directly onto the underside of the wood floor and beams.  This stops the heat energy from radiating down to the cold dirt / baserment below.  We dont…"
Nov 21
Tom DelConte replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"Tom: agreed, except if crawl space has gotten wet there may be mold which may require remediation. Tom DC"
Nov 21
Robert Haverlock replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"I feel like I'm preaching to the choir! So here it goes. In recent years, Building America and others have done a lot of research around the country on crawl spaces.  Conventional wisdom on crawl spaces over the years has ranged from…"
Nov 20
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Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

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’ rental unit owner to pay for energy upgrades to the rental unit? I had very limited success over the years with our Radiant Control Coating.  The landlords “Couldn’t care less what the utility bills are”.  They wanted their rent and that was the bottom line for them.  If utility incentives could be…See More
Nov 20

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www.ct-coating.com
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Manufacturer Engineering Rep for over 25 years
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Energy Conservation - residential, commercial, industrial
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http://www.ct-coating.com

Very versatile coating

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE


EXTERIOR WALLS
SOUND WALLS
INTERIOR WALLS
METAL ROOFS
INTERIOR CEILINGS
INDUSTRIAL METAL ROOFS
MOBILE HOME ROOFS
FLAT ROOFS
MOBILE HOME EXTERIOR WALLS
SHINGLE PLY ROOFS
MOBILE HOME INTERIOR WALLS
CEILINGS BUILT UP ROOFS
ROOFTOP AC UNITS AND DUCTS
ASPHALT ROOFS
HEATER DUCTS EPDM ROOFS
BOILERS & STEAM PIPES
RES. WATER HEATERS & PIPES
COMMERCIAL CHILLER PIPES
ATTIC METAL DUCTS
REFRIGERATED TRUCK TRAILERS
ATTIC FLEX DUCTS
WATER HEATERS
ATTIC WATER HEATERS
SCHOOL MODULAR UNITS
ATTIC AC UNITS
SCHOOL BUS ROOFS
BOAT BOTTOMS
MOTOR HOME ROOFS
ATTIC ROOF DECKS
PROPANE TANKS
POULTRY HOUSES
WALK IN FREEZERS
WALK IN REFRIGERATORS
PATIO DECKS
METAL AWNINGS
ICE STORAGE BOXES
ICE CHESTS
GRAIN SILOS
ETC, ETC, ETC.

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New Energy Star requirements for Cool Roof coatings

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

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





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

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Posted on November 5, 2010 at 4:45pm

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