Kris Grube
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  • Portland, OR
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Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?
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I was pleased to learn that the Feds extended the energy tax credit for 2012 and 2013.  Now, I need a reminder on what I need to supply my homeowners for insulation installs.  Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Jan 13, 2013.

Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
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Hello all. I'm putting together a presentation on residential weatherization and would like to show a cost/benefit comparison between installing solar and weatherizing.  Has anyone seen a simple…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyson Pischel Jun 29, 2011.

Basement weatherization and interior moisture management.
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Please share your favorite products, ideas and links for managing basement moisture intrusion before weatherizing.  I'm not looking for info on exterior water management solutions.  I'd love to hear…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Corey Johnson Dec 17, 2013.

 

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Corey Johnson replied to Kris Grube's discussion Basement weatherization and interior moisture management.
"French Drains saved my back yards on multiple occasions!  http://www.maxxsale.com/"
Dec 17, 2013
Kris Grube's discussion was featured

Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?

I was pleased to learn that the Feds extended the energy tax credit for 2012 and 2013.  Now, I need a reminder on what I need to supply my homeowners for insulation installs.  See More
Jan 17, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Kris Grube's discussion Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?
"You are going to have to wait till the IRS has all that sections forms & manuals updated & finalized which is supposed to be sometimes towards the end of this month or early February"
Jan 13, 2013
Melissa Baldridge replied to Kris Grube's discussion Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?
"Is there any schedule or additional documentation the homeowner has to file?  If so, can someone direct me to that? Thanks."
Jan 13, 2013
Melissa Ulbricht replied to Kris Grube's discussion Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?
"We were pleased, too! We wrote a blog post to try and simplify the extension and what it means for those considering energy efficiency improvements this year (also for those that completed upgrades last year). Hope it helps! We link to the Tax…"
Jan 11, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Kris Grube's discussion Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?
"The full rule is here http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/26/25C, but in essence that what you did meets or exceeds the 2009 IECC, the applicable specs & a breakdown of labor & materials used to do said project (i.e. windows @ X,…"
Jan 9, 2013
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Federal Energy Tax Credit Paperwork?

I was pleased to learn that the Feds extended the energy tax credit for 2012 and 2013.  Now, I need a reminder on what I need to supply my homeowners for insulation installs.  See More
Jan 8, 2013
Kris Grube joined Norm Bourassa's group
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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
Mar 26, 2012
Tyson Pischel replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"This Study posted on the Northwest Energy Star site may be helpful.  It has case studies for four or five homes approaching net zero.  they summarize the cost of reducing energy needs along with the costs of adding renewables.  It…"
Jun 29, 2011
Jack Baikoff replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"Having worked in both PV installation field and being an energy auditor I would say that this should not be raised as a question of one VS the other, they should go hand-in-hand, weatherization preceeding solar installation. Also I would suggest…"
Jun 22, 2011
Kris Grube added a discussion to the group Job Board
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BPI Auditor Needed in Portland, OR

I'm looking to hire or sub-contract a BPI certified auditor to preform three to four residential home audits per week.  If you also have some good, general construction skill, I would be interested in discussing full-time employment.  Please send your resume to GoodEnergyRetrofit@gmail.com and note that you heard about the position here.  Thanks, Kris
Jun 20, 2011
Kris Grube joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Job Board

This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including energy auditors, technicians, and weatherization pros.
Jun 20, 2011
Kris Grube replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"Nice, Eric.  This is the sort of info I'm looking for.  I appreciate your input.  Thanks, Kris"
Jun 20, 2011
Energy Efficiency Eric replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"To show the importance of efficiency first, I used to use an example comparing light bulbs to a PV system, as follows. But solar lease options on the market have changed the game, making little to no capital outlay for some systems in states with…"
Apr 28, 2011
Robert H replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"Weatherization is where to start. I dont have figures but look at the cost to supply 50% of the energy needs of an existing inefficient house using solar verus the cost to reduce demand by 50%.  It wont be close."
Apr 11, 2011
David Meiland replied to Kris Grube's discussion Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph
"I don't know how simple this question is. There is data on weatherization outcomes available, but there are a lot of variables, such as region of the country, who's in charge of the money and the work, type of housing stock, etc. Solar is…"
Apr 10, 2011

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Good Energy Retrofit
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BPI Analyst, Envelope & Multifamily. PCTS Duct Sealing
Professional Interests
Doing good weatherization work... auditing, air sealing, insulating, duct sealing, HVAC and Indoor Air Quality services.

Providing constructive energy saving advise.

Marketing and growing my company.
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http://www.GoodEnergyRetrofit.com
Twitter ID
GdEnrgyRetrofit
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