marshall minshew
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Seeking New and Existing BPI Proctors (multiple locations)

Refresh Homes, a BPI Affiliate - Seeking new and existing BPI Proctors (multiple locations) What is your current hourly rate?If you are currently BPI certified and scored at least 80% on your written exams and at least 90% on your field exams, then your high test scores qualify you to apply to become a BPI Proctor and then to join the Proctor Network™ to potentially increase your hourly rate.BPI Proctors administer BPI Certification exams (onlines and fields) on behalf of BPI Affiliates such as…See More
Jul 1, 2011
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Job Board

This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including energy auditors, technicians, and weatherization pros.
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Mar 28, 2011
marshall minshew replied to Meghan McGuire Denlinger's discussion combustion appliance testing equipment
"Hey David,  on your Leakator Jr. you know about the "lower sensitivity" mode right?  The instructions are on the back and it takes a bit of practice, but I find it very useful."
Mar 14, 2011
marshall minshew replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Drilling through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion appliance
"I agree with you about the confidence and training.  I'm unclear on what level of combustion testing you would advocate for the BPI BA or Shell/Envelope person and if the current standards are allowing too much.  The scenario you gave…"
Mar 14, 2011
marshall minshew replied to Elizabeth Guinn's discussion Installing an indoor swim spa and what type of insulation to use.
"My first thought is to detach the "addition" from the house in order to not introduce the excessive moisture into the house.  My second thought is, if it's going to be a conditioned space, use durock (or similar) and tile on the…"
Mar 9, 2011
marshall minshew replied to David Douglass's discussion Enclosed Attic Insulation - Uncover or not?
"Just adding cellulose insulation will not improve your air barrier.  I would recommend removing the floor boards, spot air-sealing with foam (and rigid if necessary) at bypasses, etc. and installing new cellulose or FG.  I would not…"
Mar 9, 2011
marshall minshew replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Drilling through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion appliance
"It looks like we've figured out the CAT I versus IV concern --good feedback.    I had to go watch the youtube link (pt 1&2) in Jack's question and, while it was clear and informative, it was incorrect on more than a few…"
Mar 9, 2011
marshall minshew is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Mar 4, 2011

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At 4:09pm on March 9, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Marshall,

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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