Jeff Mounts
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Bill Bradbury replied to Jeff Mounts's discussion Is this ductwork legal? in the group HVAC
"This is crap work and should be redone, but is allowed by code."
Jul 10, 2011
Steven Lewis replied to Jeff Mounts's discussion Is this ductwork legal? in the group HVAC
"The plastic would need to be rated for the temps the furnace delivers.  Is there a tag on the plastic?  The maufacturer would have the specs as to temp and application.  It isnt pretty but it is functional.  The specs on the…"
Jun 13, 2011
Jeff Mounts added a discussion to the group HVAC
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Is this ductwork legal?

This furnace was installed two years ago in a conditioned basement.  The ductwork is a thin flexible plastic like that of a clothes dryer (but with a 6" diameter).   This is the second one that I've seen in the past year (Oregon).   Is this up to code? See More
Jun 13, 2011
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HVAC

HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Jun 13, 2011
Jeff Mounts replied to George M. Matthews's discussion Budget Water Heater efficiency upgrades - What works best?
"http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/technologies/eep_waterheaters_calc.html   Before you consider other options -does your client fully understand operating costs?  The link above may help you find out what will truly be the less expensive…"
Apr 27, 2011
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Apr 14, 2011
Jeff Mounts replied to Norm Bourassa's discussion Retrofit Programs, Codes and Market experiences in the group Multifamily Buildings
"Our proposed incentive for submetering MF buildings was shot down due to the unpopular idea of shifting costs to tenants.  Even though tenants will adsorb fuel costs either way, it seams utility programs fear the bad PR that goes along with a…"
Apr 14, 2011
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Apr 14, 2011
Jeff Mounts joined Leslie McDowell, BPI's group
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Apr 14, 2011
Jeff Mounts joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Hall of Shame

In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Apr 14, 2011
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Apr 14, 2011
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Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
Apr 14, 2011
Jeff Mounts replied to nancy sturgill's discussion Energy Savings of Furnace Filters
"To get the conversation going..."
Feb 15, 2011
Jeff Mounts updated their profile
Feb 15, 2011
Jeff Mounts is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Feb 15, 2011

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At 6:36am on February 16, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jeff,

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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