Robert Ernst
  • Sparks, NV
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Robert Ernst commented on Macie Melendez's blog post Home Performance and the Real Estate Market: A Perfect Match
"I think the more people hear about something the more they believe it and want to participate. So if PG&E is getting people into these classes it's a good thing. Will most of them do anything with what they learned is another thing. I would…"
May 24, 2012
Robert Ernst joined Diane Chojnowski's group

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In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
May 24, 2012
Robert Ernst replied to Tom Strumolo's discussion Knob and tube
"K&T wiring is designed to be open air conductors. Covering them can allow them to over heat and degrade the insulation. When it was manufactured they didn't have the thermoplastic insulation of today's wire. The national…"
Mar 1, 2012

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Dec 30, 2011
Robert Ernst is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Dec 11, 2011

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Certified Structure Inspector
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BPI Building Analyst, Nevada Inspector of Structures
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At 6:47am on December 13, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Robert,

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 forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!

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