Green Insight, LLC in Albuquerque, NM is hiring a full time Rating Field Inspector. This is an entry level position, but the candidate can expect to become a HERS Rater within a year. The right person will grow with the company and eventually become a QAD and LEED for Homes Green Rater. We will train. We will also consider applications from certified HERS Raters. See the full job announcement at: …See More
"That's good to know. I am usually looking for a quick read on ambient air temperature. I eventually purchased a Testo 605-H2 Humidity Stick, which works fairly well but still takes a few minutes to stabilize. It does well in a…"
"That depends on what you are measuring. When I am measuring the temperature of the air in a house or outside, I also measure the relative humidity (RH), which will take several minutes to stabilize with a digital Temp/RH meter. If I am measuring the…"
"I've just started using SketchUp for my takeoffs and am also finding it very useful. Being a newbie at it, I would be interested in learning any tips from you folks out there. One concern I have it that a SketchUp model from an…"
"Thanks for passing this information on Don. Definitely different results than I got. I was testing a 4 story, 66 unit double-loaded corridor building, so construction type may be the difference or just construction technique. I guess my…"
"I've been doing some multifamily testing during the last few months and been looking at it from all these different angles. In one building we did some testing of a middle unit (double loaded corridor) on the second floor. We first…"
I suppose I'm impatient, but I'm getting tired of waiting 5-10 minutes for my "instant read" thermometer to equalize and give me a reliable temperature. Does anyone know of a good model out there or is this as "instant" as it gets? I'm on my third thermometer. Thanks for any thoughts.
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
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.
Oak Ridge National Lab has partnered with GAF to host a technology challenge on roofing systems. The challenge is part of the online crowdsourcing site, JUMP, and aims to identify innovation solutions for ensuring energy efficient and durable…
Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers have become a top choice for anyone looking for an alternative cooling solution from their home or office. In the past, evap cooler technology was limited for use in large operations that have easy…