Joseph Burley
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INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.See More
Aug 4, 2016
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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
Aug 4, 2016
Joseph Burley replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Vermiculite in the fireplace
"In my testing experience I am not finding that much variability between samples for attic insulation. Stratification is a bigger issue in terms of variability between locations in that the asbestos is found in the smaller settled fraction at the…"
Feb 29, 2016
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Joseph Burley
"Hi Joseph, 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…"
Feb 27, 2016
Joseph Burley replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Has Lead Based Paint ever stopped you on an energy upgrade?
"In most circumstances, chemical encapsulation of LBP is overkill. In most circumstances, stabilizing and repainting is sufficient. There are other easy fixes also--e.g. narrow gaps exposing exterior door casing can be covered with caulk and window…"
Feb 26, 2016
Joseph Burley replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Vermiculite in the fireplace
"I am an asbestos inspector. The last two times I have tested fireplace vermiculite it has tested negative so its not automatically asbestos. Since its loose and not affixed to or installed in the building its not a regulated asbestos building…"
Feb 26, 2016
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Feb 26, 2016

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Company
DIYSampleTesting.com/Tri-Tech Building Hygiene
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Home Inspector (real-estate transactions)
Professional Certification
Other
Professional Interests
BIR, LI/RA
Website URL
http://www.diysampletesting.com
Blog URL
http://www.tri-techtesting.com
Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/Tri-Tech-Building-Hygiene-Services-2592948...
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https://plus.google.com/115904562119918783831/posts
LinkedIn Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-burley-71164a7

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Asbestos Shingle Nailpoint Debris

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 7:30am 1 Comment

A recent study (I have a copy, trying to find a link to full report) found that installation of asbestos shingles on the outside of the home caused the nailpoints to drive asbestos debris inside the wall cavities of homes. Blowing insulation into the walls caused a release of fibers into the air of the home exceeding safe levels.…

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At 1:21pm on February 27, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Joseph,

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

 
 
 

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