Paul D McGovern
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Paul D McGovern replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Air Sealing Woes
"hey Patrick ... I think the 1st thing I would do is to completely/ temporarily seal both the mail slot & whole house fan and do a blower door ... then do without sealing to see the implication ... if it is not all that significant, why worry ?"
May 1, 2012
Paul D McGovern replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Smoke puffers in the group Tools of the Trade
"Paul ... the Wizard Stick is produced by folks that seem really concerned about the performance of their products ... I have been in touch with them a few times ... but I'll be damned if I can get that thing to work ... I have a couple &…"
Mar 9, 2012
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Tools of the Trade

A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
Mar 9, 2012
Paul D McGovern replied to Stefan Peter-Contesse's discussion Vent Cap Systems for Duct Testing
"hey ed ... the diy was directed toward making your own boot/vent stops ... easy enough to do ... for rough in, ventless and with vent ... I only had one but experienced leakage from that ... the pole mounted had no leakage as you are able to snug…"
Feb 17, 2012
Paul D McGovern replied to Bud Poll's discussion The science of hot air rising
"air movement? temperature vs density ... I'll take density!"
Feb 16, 2012
Paul D McGovern replied to Stefan Peter-Contesse's discussion Vent Cap Systems for Duct Testing
"ordered one freebie to try - used only under negative pressure -  smoke stick showed enough leakage to cause concern (couldn't snug tight enough due to friction hold ... believe the best are pole mounted devices .. DIY  "
Feb 16, 2012
Paul D McGovern commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"great idea !!! thanks! https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Energy-Diagnostics-Design/102462553140568"
Jan 19, 2012
Paul D McGovern commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"geat idea !!! hilton head, sc https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Energy-Diagnostics-Design/102462553140568"
Dec 22, 2011
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Dec 22, 2011
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Feb 3, 2011
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Nov 27, 2010
Paul D McGovern commented on Jon LaMonte's blog post Is There a Doctor in the House?
"I'm sure a case can be made for the fact that people who live in healthy homes are less likely to get sick ...how can we get the Health Insurance companies on board to help subsidize remediation after a comprehensive energy audit? Just as HO…"
Nov 26, 2010
Paul D McGovern replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion RESNET and Home Depot - Anyone worried about that alliance?
"Can any one say "Bait & Switch?""
Nov 26, 2010
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Energy Diagnostics & Design
Professional Certification
HERS; CGP; NAHB; BPI BA/ EP
Professional Interests
home performance assessments/ building failure diagnostics
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