Melissa Ames
  • Taos, NM
  • United States
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Melissa Ames replied to Irvin McLaughlin's discussion Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...
"I'm just being certified as a HERS rater and already have my BPI. Clearly I'm not experienced but you have made really good points - at least they agree with the advice my instructors gave me.  But, dang!  You are harsh! …"
Jan 8
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Sep 11, 2014
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"I'm starting to look for a used duct blaster with manometer. I'm partial to Minneapolis, but open to RetroTec."
May 14, 2014
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Melissa Ames
"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…"
Apr 9, 2014
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Mar 24, 2014

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Company
the HERS metric
Professional Certification
HERS BPI Bldg Analyist
Professional Interests
Energy Efficient construction and design, new technology building materials and methods. Education of contractors/builders in HERS requirements.
Website URL
http://www.the HERS metric.com (under construction)

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At 10:04am on April 9, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

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!

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"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
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