Jan E. Graveamker
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Jan E. Graveamker replied to Mary Sinkler's discussion Lighting replacement - 300 watt LED flood light
"Hi Mary, What is the purpose of lighting the backyard ?  Sense of safety, night time enjoyment of the garden, some help seeing the path, to  walk from garage to home ?  Each of these purposes will lead to a different design. of…"
Jan 17
Chris Clay left a comment for Jan E. Graveamker
"R U still at Neil's doing E audits? Hope all is well for your 2016 Still training, was with Wilhelm Bodingus in Tacoma couple weeks ago I guess he is originally from the Netherlands also."
Jan 4, 2016
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"Thank you Nate Adams, Thanks for taking the time to carefully write up the issues with Whole House fans from  a building science perspective. with all the pros and cons. Much appreciated. Jan Gravemaker Energy Auditor  Seattle"
Aug 6, 2014
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"Hi, I have seen these fans in mounted in hall way ceilings, I have a couple of issues with them. They penetrate the pressure boundary (ceiling) they compromise 2-3 sq feet of insulation value. They might disturb the insulation between installed…"
Aug 1, 2014
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
Aug 1, 2014
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Bob Blanchette's discussion Cycling Losses for Gas Furnaces
"Hi Joshua. AFUE's are a great thing to compare things when all conditions are the same and known. Your boiler with integrated hot water is not covered in AFUE numbers. Here is a link to a report by an Alaska outfit that tried to make sense out…"
Nov 30, 2013
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Tom Strumolo's discussion Knob and tube
"See PA weatherization college report how they deal with K&T. 4 western states CA, OR, WA, ID that are covered by BPA have exemptions in state laws and regs that allow insulation applied  over top of healthy K&T under prescribed…"
Mar 2, 2012
Amber Harris replied to Jan E. Graveamker's discussion line volt(age) thermostats in the group TREAT Software
"Hi Jan, Multiple thermostats can be changed using the Indoor Temperature Control improvement in TREAT. If you have additional follow up questions, I recommend entering a ticket through our TREAT customer support Help desk.…"
Feb 27, 2012
Jan E. Graveamker added a discussion to the group TREAT Software
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line volt(age) thermostats

Comment by Jan E. Graveamkeron ThursdayDelete CommentElectric baseboard or electric in wall (can) heaters,is there a way in TREAT to replace more than 1 line voltage thermostat ( non rpgrammable) and get a result.  Greetings Jan   See More
Feb 27, 2012
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Tom Strumolo's discussion Knob and tube
"Hi Tom,   Jan here from Pacific NW Seattle, We have a competent licensed Electrician, go out and inspects. IF and when they go over it, they write a report for us, that the wiring is healthy. The report identifies the circuits they have…"
Feb 27, 2012
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Lester Shen's discussion TWI in the group Trainers and Mentors
"Lester,   Thanks for your reply, Yes a couple of years back John Tooley, made me aware how Energy Star NW was bringing out these 8.5 X 11 visual go-no go (poke-yoke) sheets error proofing and how these tied in to QA by the workers, while the…"
Feb 14, 2011
Jan E. Graveamker replied to Lester Shen's discussion TWI in the group Trainers and Mentors
"  Hi Lester CHEN   Can you tell me more about learning about LEAN/TWI and WX is there a ciriculum developed for installation part of WX? What processes have you manged to make more LEAN. What does CEE stand for ?   This sounds very…"
Feb 7, 2011
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energy works llc
Professional Certification
BPI
Professional Interests
Intersection of lean/twi/wx
quality assurance along the chain
making WX into a professional mature industry

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At 12:31pm on January 4, 2016, Chris Clay said…

R U still at Neil's doing E audits?

Hope all is well for your 2016

Still training, was with Wilhelm Bodingus in Tacoma couple weeks ago I guess he is originally from the Netherlands also.

At 8:00am on February 9, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jan,

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!

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


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