Sean Lintow Sr
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Jan 17
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Ken Kalke's discussion Glass Block Windows
"Well as most I know (if not all) wont meet the energy code - none and for those that do opt for them are limited to 15 SF as I recall"
Jan 13
Bryan Gabriel liked Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Radon - Passive Systems
Jan 12
Sean Lintow Sr replied to John Shillito's discussion Moisture/Mold on rim joist; in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Closed Cell I hope - beyond that, most manufacturers I know have specs for the temperature / moisture the surface being sprayed should be (not just the chemicals) Many believe the isothermic reaction is enough to kill off mold cells but like…"
Jan 5
Bryan Gabriel replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Radon - Passive Systems in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"In a new build, seems like a good idea to add the basic components."
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Dec 30, 2016
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Martin Newmark's discussion What were R-value requirements of various code versions?
"Looks like the ICC cracked down on a few sites - one I still see (but have never used) https://archive.org/details/publicsafetycode"
Dec 17, 2016
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Martin Newmark's discussion What were R-value requirements of various code versions?
"http://thehtrc.com/2014/first-look-upcoming-codes-changes has the national 2006 to 2015 tables (no changes between the 12 & 15) FYI - I don't think there was a change between 03 & 06 but I am not positive on that There are a few free…"
Dec 15, 2016
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Bruce Ceniceros's discussion How effective are whole house air cleaners?
"Just a quick thought - ventilation is about health, never energy savings. Shoot that $400 is well spent if it cuts down on asthma attacks not only cost wise of an ER visit / medicines but mentally Whole house systems properly designed &…"
Nov 29, 2016
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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Daniel Baur-McGuire's discussion Vented Soffit! DO or DON'T? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Just a couple of quick thoughts I love Hot Roof systems, but vented also works fine - the catch is the install on both has to be done right especially as you get farther & farther north (or into colder areas). For a simple ranch house vented is…"
Oct 28, 2016
Bob Blanchette replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"The problem is these devices NEVER pay for themselves. Water is cheap, about $3 per 1,000 gallons in our area. Natural Gas is also cheap, you can run a water heater for a month for about $10 in NG.However the Fixed FEES are expensive for both NG and…"
Oct 23, 2016
Dennis Heidner replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Grey water can really be a problem if it sits too long in the pipes or the back of a toilet.  That soap or extra stuff that makes it grey water really needs to be filtered out and processed before re-use.  Bacteria such as legionella is…"
Oct 13, 2016

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SLS Construction & Building Solutions LLC
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Building energy modeler, Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst
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AEE, HERS Rater, RESNET
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http://SLS-Construction.com
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http://TheHTRC.com
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The_HTRC
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Illinois, the ERI, IECACA & RESNET - The final push

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Monday April 6th (10 AM to noon) will decide whether the ERI aka as the HERS option will be part of Illinois new Energy Code or dropped till the next code cycle. While many local rating companies joined forces to help get it brought back up for discussion after it was…

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So you want / need to pass RESNET’s CAZ Tests?

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 7:48am 0 Comments

As many know, by the end of this year all HERS Raters & Field Inspectors (RFI’s) in good standing must complete a three prong CAZ training & testing requirement (assuming it was not part of their original training). While one can debate should they or shouldn’t they have done this, the die has been cast and the mandate has been made. In case this is news to you,…

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BPI at the Crossroads

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 4:30pm 7 Comments

This is a look at some of the recent changes & challenges facing BPI I originally posted on my site:http://blog.sls-construction.com/2012/bpi-at-the-crossroads-exams-new-certifications-standards

Lately BPI (aka Building Performance Institute, Inc.) has been growing exponentially and making plenty of waves in the certification field. Just this last July they had…

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Becoming a LEED AP: Habitat for Humanity, BOULD, and You?

Posted on January 8, 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments

So you have decided you want to earn or become a LEED AP. There is just one small issue, unless you have or are working on a LEED project, just how are you supposed to gain the experience & show documented involvement on a project registered or certified for LEED? (AKA a letter of attestation) As some well know, finding or being able to gain the needed project experience can be a rare opportunity. Fortunately though, the chances for many looking in have an opportunity through a…

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