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Looking for Trainers in the Northeast

I'm looking for a trainer or two who would be willing to come in and train for BA and EP courses in CT. Please email me concerning details at gbaggett@usgbd.com or call my office at 203-296-2207Continue

Started by Gary Baggett Feb 14.

2013 Manual-S Speedsheet Now Available

Hello Trainers,You're invited to check out the latest and greatest Manual-S Speedsheet.It actually HELPS…Continue

Tags: design, HVAC, ACCA, Speedsheet, Manual-S

Started by Isaac Savage Apr 7, 2013.

Protecting presentations 5 Replies

PowerPoint presentations take hours to create - about an hour a slide, I have found.  When I am asked to put on a training session these days or make a presentation at a conference, I am essentially…Continue

Tags: presentations, Powerpoint

Started by Paul Raymer. Last reply by Tom Conlon Nov 1, 2012.

Conflict Resolution 7 Replies

I'm currently training in Washington, DC and one of the grants my organization has involves training individuals with non-violent criminal backgrounds recently released from incarceration in the…Continue

Started by Chase Counts. Last reply by Rodney Purnell Oct 17, 2012.

Request your feedback on the new BPI WHALCI certification training 10 Replies

My training center is presently training the new BPI installer certification.Is anyone else training this course? What is your impression? Have you developed your own curriculum or are you using…Continue

Started by Matthew Redmond. Last reply by Debra Monte Mar 15, 2012.

Mentors, What Serves As a "Compass"? 1 Reply

Engagement with people in process can lead into fog, quicksand, smoke and other urgencies and uncertainties. Assuming that mentors are made, not born, what do you recommend as preparation and/or…Continue

Tags: process, human being, people, engagement

Started by David Eggleton. Last reply by David Eggleton Aug 31, 2011.

Commercial Energy Services---Commercial Audit Training? 6 Replies

Hi.I am a residential energy auditor. Does anyone know where Commercial Energy Audit training is offered? I have seen some online commercial audit training.  Is this reputable training?…Continue

Started by Donna Sanders. Last reply by Donna Sanders Jul 5, 2011.

ACI's National Trainer's Conference

Wanted to make sure you all knew that ACI is hosting a Trainer's conference in Charlotte, NC in November. We are confirming the agenda and looking forward to something great. Who Should…Continue

Tags: energy, home, trainer, conference, trainers

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler Jun 22, 2011.

Training Materials and Resources 5 Replies

The resources, whether they be PowerPoint files, videos, or anything else, that trainers are using seems to come from all over the map. Some trainers and training organizations are working with truly…Continue

Tags: curriculum, training

Started by Graeme Nix. Last reply by Silvie Votrubova Mar 21, 2011.

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Comment by Judi Lyall on May 30, 2013 at 5:36pm

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Comment by Stephen Smith on March 15, 2012 at 2:28pm

Just from the BPI group, lots of talk about the new 4 certifacations.... Any ideas on how BPI intends to test for these when we have no trainers/proctors for these?  As of yet, there is no real info on what will be needed for these other than if you have H.S. education, clean record and years of experiance in the construction/energy industries.

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Comment by Rick Williams on January 4, 2011 at 12:53pm
Good day.  I have been providing the How To Finance Energy Upgrades for the CBPCA since August.    Despite the loss of PACE, there are many good financing options available.   The new PowerSaver Pilot from FHA will become available in March and will offer 50% up front funding and low interest rates.   Our challenge is to provide additonal value in the home.  Any comments are welcome
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 8, 2010 at 2:53am
Thanks, Dale. Curious - have you compared draft pressure measurements using the three different probes/tubes you mentioned? It would be interesting to see the data.
Comment by Dale Sherman on December 7, 2010 at 7:59pm
Hey, Paul and Tamasin. Dwyer Instruments has some nice info on measuring low velocity static pressure (draft). Straight in is the best way to measure the low velocity airflow in a stack. An 'L' shape would be better for measuring duct velocities, but a regular 'L' shaped pitot tube will also work for measuring the static pressure, just ignore the velocity pressure port on a pitot tube.
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 7, 2010 at 2:54pm
Thanks Tom for reminding me to register The Pure Energy Center on the HE Guide to Training Programs!
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on December 7, 2010 at 2:53pm
Oh, Paul, you are my idol! We have done some research on which probes to use to measure draft pressure because we found different pressures with the two different probes while testing the same appliance... We started out using the static pressure probe tips. Then we moved to straight probes and found inconsistent results. We've decided to always use the static pressure probe tips. And, because we do QA and QC (Final Inspections) after work is complete, we have the responsibility to be as or MORE accurate than the contractors (because we have the power to fail jobs). If our probe measures low draft pressure and the contractor's probe measured a stronger draft, we might fail a job for inadequate draft pressure. This isn't OK if we aren't using the correct probe. So we use the static pressure probe tips.

We didn't know about the warranty void for drilling holes in draft diverters. At least we fill the holes with chrome hole plugs (at a buck a piece!).
Comment by Paul Raymer on December 5, 2010 at 8:58am
Drilling draft diverters
There are some You Tube videos and other training programs that promote drilling the draft diverter in order to access the undiluted CO more easily. It is my understanding that doing so will void the warranty on the water heater and that it is better to use an 'L' shaped adapter to reach the undiluted flue gases.

I also think we should arrive at consensus on whether or not using a straight tube or 'L' shaped static pressure probe is the right way to measure draft. Seems like the straight tubes go into the flue at a variety of angles and inconsistent depths.
Comment by A. Tamasin Sterner on November 24, 2010 at 6:40pm
Howdee, Friends! Pure Energy is opening a training center called The Pure Energy Center near Lavina Montana. Yep, in the middle of nowhere! Check out www.PureEnergyCenter.org.
 

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