John Rising
  • San Rafael, CA
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John Rising replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Boxing and Insulating Around Non-ICAT Cans
"Hi Bachi, We have done many projects where we have installed boxes around recessed lights to mitigate air leakage around these areas and have used insulite brand boxes sourced from JR insulation suppliers. They work ok, but we prefer swapping out…"
May 23, 2013
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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.
Mar 26, 2013
John Rising replied to Noah Glatfelter's discussion How Do You Market Your Energy Auditing Co?
"Hi Noah, We're in California where the rebates for the test-in and test-out have been stopped. We are participating contractors in the EUC program where a client can receive incentives of up to 4500. The rebates are tied to the calculated…"
Feb 9, 2013
John Rising replied to Noah Glatfelter's discussion How Do You Market Your Energy Auditing Co?
"Noah, Great question. You really must define who your target audience will be and then market to them. I have found that it is a small percentage of the population that really understands what building science is or why it is important. There is a…"
Feb 7, 2013

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Dec 20, 2012
John Rising replied to Silas Inman's discussion Best Energy Myths
"Not sure if this qualifies or not ... I often tell this joke as the only energy joke I know. A window company's accountant notices that one of their customers has not paid his bill in over a year. She calls the client and asks him about the…"
Dec 20, 2012
John Rising is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Sep 16, 2011

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Company
Rising Design & Construction
Professional Certification
BPI, HERS, CGBP, GPR
Website URL
http://www.risingdesigncompany.com

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At 7:35am on September 16, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi John,

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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