Jim Mikel
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Better Buildings Support left a comment for Jim Mikel
"Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call…"
Aug 8
Jim Mikel replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion In Memorium: Doris Iklé, Energy Efficiency Innovator and Entrepreneur
"She will be greatly missed.  Prayers to all her family and friends. "
Jun 14, 2012
Jim Mikel replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Evan, I 100% agree with you.  In order for the HEScore to launch successfully, the tests and technical data must be flawless. Congrats for the excellent work at LBNL ! The wait for everything rolling out successfully will be well worth…"
Feb 20, 2012
Jim Mikel replied to Stephen Quirk's discussion Groupon for Energy Audits?
"I totally agree.    I personally like Groupon for deals on museums, eating out,etc., but as far a big ticket items it is not there. Groupon, in my opinion is aimed at the younger crowd and their android app allows you to instantly…"
Sep 15, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to Stephen Quirk's discussion Groupon for Energy Audits?
"Theresa - where are you?  It sounds like it worked well. What was the cost of the audit?"
Sep 15, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to Stephen Quirk's discussion Groupon for Energy Audits?
"Thanks Steve! Appreciate the input!"
Sep 15, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to Stephen Quirk's discussion Groupon for Energy Audits?
"I tried it in St. Louis and did not have a great response.  Here is the link from Groupon when it ran earlier this year. http://my.groupon.com/deals/spirit-technologies"
Sep 15, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Dr. Mills, Thank you for all of your posts.  I know anxiety is high with people wanting information regarding the Home Energy Scoring Tool, processes involved, and how the entire program will work.  This definitely helps! Thanks again!"
Sep 7, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"Kathy- No. E-Quest is totally different.  The Home Energy Score is voluntary by the homeowner.  Look at LBNL's site:http://homeenergyscore.lbl.gov/"
Aug 18, 2011
Jim Mikel commented on Elisa Wood's blog post Home energy devices: Can we bewilder Edison?
"So very cool.  My mind starts thinking of the applications and how this could be used..   Look at this website for wireless technologies as well: www.witricity.com"
Aug 18, 2011
Jim Mikel replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"  Dr. Mills, Any recent news on the Home Energy Score Program?  FYI - our training and implementation through the University of Missouri will be completed this week.  I believe we will hear of major activity after labor day regarding…"
Aug 18, 2011
Jim Mikel commented on Jack Baikoff's photo
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An ingenius way to vent out your bathroom fan.

"Jack, that is too funny!  I can only imagine how fast the blower door was turned off.  I had a similar situation where the owner had their dryer vent hooked up mutually with their bathroom fan (that the owner said did not work).  The…"
Mar 20, 2011
Jim Mikel commented on Jack Baikoff's photo
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An ingenius way to vent out your bathroom fan.

"Where was this?  In Missouri the building inspection codes are sooooo tough.  They would never allow it."
Mar 19, 2011
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Mar 19, 2011
Jim Mikel left a comment for Diane Chojnowski
"Thanks Diane!"
Mar 19, 2011
Jim Mikel left a comment for Jennifer Lawrence
"Hi Jennifer!  Thanks for adding me as a friend.  I felt like a "no friend", LOL.  I am in St. Louis!  Where are you?   Jim"
Mar 19, 2011

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Company
Spirit Foundation
Professional Certification
BPI; University of Missouri, ESME
Professional Interests
residential energy efficiency; bio-hazards chemical components in homes; green building; teaching sustainability, sustainability
Website URL
http://www.spiritfoundation.org
Twitter ID
@thespiritguy

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At 11:43am on August 8, 2014, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call summaries.

 

Please visit the discussion forum and select the “Follow” link at the bottom of the page to receive notifications about new discussions.

 

We are pleased to share this group with you and look forward to you and your colleagues joining the conversation.

 

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At 6:29pm on March 19, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jim,

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!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

At 8:22pm on March 17, 2011, Evan Mills said…
Hey Jim - welcome!
 
 
 

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