Larry Weingarten
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Larry Weingarten replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Linda Wiggington honored with 2016 Conservation Luminary Award
"From Linda,  “I think it is important to be for something, to demonstrate and provide information that empowers people to explore the ways they live.”  Linda, you have certainly earned this recognition!  Very nice.…"
Sep 9
Larry Weingarten replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Hello:  Looking for solid numbers,you might want to search "Martin Holladay solar thermal dead".  He's written two articles on this. The first one is "Solar Thermal is Dead" and the second one is "Solar…"
Apr 28
Larry Weingarten replied to Rodney Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Hello:  When no hot water has been used for a while, feel both hot and cold lines on top of the heater.  If they are both essentially the same temperature, you know there is no water flow (leak).  If that's so, it's likely…"
Sep 17, 2015
Larry Weingarten replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Bruce, congratulations!  The 1000 Home Challenge is not designed to be easy to meet.  You're setting a nice example of how to do it with buy in from your family!  Please do keep us up to date on how your water heater behaves over…"
Mar 22, 2015
Larry Weingarten joined David Eggleton's group

1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Mar 22, 2015
Larry Weingarten replied to Kent Mitchell's discussion smoky neighbor
"Hello:  I'd start with the simple approach of asking the neighbor to refrain from dampering down the fire so it can burn hotter and cleaner.  If they refuse to change habits, I'd ask the local jurisdiction (city or county) if…"
Feb 19, 2015
Larry Weingarten replied to John Shillito's discussion Fixing a water heater?
"Hello:  If it's an FVIR heater, there can be restriction in the air intake caused by nearly invisible dust.  Washing off (or blowing off, or vacuuming) the intake screen and flame arrestor might not be a bad thing to do. …"
Jun 12, 2014
Larry Weingarten is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jun 2, 2014

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Retrofitting Vintage Home for Energy Efficiency

A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…
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How to Insulate a Tiny House (or a Big Fat House)

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Applications for Jon Siemen Scholarship Due by 11/31

Thinking of obtaining a BPI Quality Control Inspector (QCI), Energy Auditor (EA), Crew Leader, or…See More
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