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Conservation Services Group

Started May 4, 2015 0 Replies

Hello, recently I've applied to do contractor work for the Conservation Services Group. I would like to know if anybody has chosen this route and is it working for you?Continue

Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Dunseith Mar 5, 2015. 6 Replies

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domestic pipes...the very places that should be insulated and…Continue

 

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robert jones replied to Judy Rachel's discussion Equipment for Sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Hello, is this equipment still available?"
Aug 4, 2015
robert jones posted a status
"Does anybody have audit tools for sale in the Albany NY area? Give me a call at 518-209-5912"
Jul 31, 2015
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"Is there anyone operating in the Capital District as a energy auditor that would like to team up."
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Conservation Services Group

Hello, recently I've applied to do contractor work for the Conservation Services Group. I would like to know if anybody has chosen this route and is it working for you?See More
May 4, 2015
Michael Dunseith replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"Why the concern with airflow around heating and domestic pipes? Most are inside the envelope. What did the contractor contract state. What was the test in and test out numbers. How many ACH? It would be hard to justify shoddy work just because the…"
Mar 5, 2015
Bruce Glanville replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"I have been testing homes for my state utility as a baseline residential load data collection program since 2011. Some of these homes were certified Energy Star 2 or 3. Most of them failed duct and/or envelope infiltration standards. QA is a big…"
Mar 5, 2015
bill lazar replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"all this will be clarified soon with the new SWS guidelines mandated by DOE- but just WZ agencies.  https://sws.nrel.gov/ And in Florida some of it will conflict with our energy code. and some of us will argue it conflicts with what should be…"
Feb 26, 2015
Sean Lintow Sr replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"Sorry it has been to long, but each state agrees to certain terms which include oversight, items that should be addressed based on their climate, etc... There also is some National Retrofit Guidelines that to my knowledge were finally…"
Feb 24, 2015
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Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domestic pipes...the very places that should be insulated and air-sealed. Where is the enforcement? How can these contractors get away with do shoddy work? See More
Feb 23, 2015
robert jones replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"Can you explain what the FEDS WX regs are....."
Feb 23, 2015
Sean Lintow Sr replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"In short no as I have seen shoddy & awesome work by those certified & not - just having a certification doesn't mean anything Should they be required to meet the Feds WX regs & QA - yes Now where are they falling down - not enough…"
Feb 23, 2015
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Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domestic pipes...the very places that should be insulated and air-sealed. Where is the enforcement? How can these contractors get away with do shoddy work? See More
Feb 23, 2015
robert jones commented on Sean Lintow Sr's group Best Practices (Residential)
"Hello everyone. My name is Bob Jones...I'm new to this group. I own a small heating & cooling company in Albany, NY.  I've completed three BPI certifications in May, 2014. I'm looking to start a non-profit in my community.…"
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At 8:36am on November 22, 2014, 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!


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