A. Tamasin Sterner
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Combustion Appliance Testing Can Be Easy if You Understand What and Why You Are Testing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Phillips Dec 2, 2010. 10 Replies

Lots of energy auditors, inspectors, HVAC folks, and air sealers are confused about how, when, and why it is important to test combustion appliances.  They often don't know what the test is supposed…Continue

 

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Larry Armanda's equipment and tools

Many of you knew Larry Armanda - A pioneer in the weatherization and home performance industry.  He recently made his transition into non-physical and I'm selling some of his tools and equipment for his wife.   Here is a brief list:  Flir E40bx thermal imager; Fluke 33 Clamp multimeter; Brultech ECM-200-B electrical consumption meter; older model Minneapolis blower door without a manometer; Lineman's glove kit, hard hat, and arc hood; 2 Retrotec smoke bottles; Anthony Cox's first House of…See More
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
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Dear Occupant:

What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
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Dear Occupant:

What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
Dec 22, 2015
A. Tamasin Sterner commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post The Real Women of Home Performance
"No worries, Susan!  Back in the days of Consciousness Raising groups, "women and woman" had many alternate spellings, including "wimmin", "womyn", "womon" and a few more. "
Jul 20, 2015
A. Tamasin Sterner commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post The Real Women of Home Performance
"So proud of you Amy!  Thank you"
Jul 20, 2015
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Dear Occupant:

What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
Mar 20, 2014
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What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
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What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
Feb 25, 2014
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"Hi Everyone! In response to requests from technicians, we have about 40 videos on YouTube. Start searching with Pure Energy Coach."
Jan 29, 2014
A. Tamasin Sterner replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Did you know that changes have been made to BPI's BA certification upgrade criteria?
"We offer a course called Energy Retrofit Modeling and Work Scope Development to meet BPI's requirements of 6 CEUs in this topic toward the 30 CEUs for recertification and avoidance of exams.  BPI back pedaled and now allows 6 CEUs OR…"
Jan 29, 2014
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What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
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What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
Nov 20, 2013
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What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
May 29, 2013
Andrew Aliferis commented on A. Tamasin Sterner's group Dear Occupant:
"I recently audited a townhouse for a young family. The father had his baby strapped to the front of his chest in a baby carrier. As we spoke he bounced gently up and down to comfort the baby who was trying to sleep. I was asking him about comfort…"
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Mar 26, 2013

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Are You in PA, NJ, or DE? Do You Plan to Become a BPI Testing Center?

Posted on January 15, 2012 at 8:22pm 0 Comments

 I'm wanting to assess which tri-state BPI Affiliates are becoming BPI Testing Centers.  And, in order to not over flood the area with too many Testing Centers, I'm looking to pool resources. We have 25 test computers. This will keep costs down.  If you are becoming a Test Center, or if you know an entity that is, please share that infomation.  It will be public soon enough.  I'm also wanting to assess the need for traveling Proctors.  If you need Proctors, please share that information…

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Health Issues Caused By Insulation Products

Posted on October 11, 2011 at 4:27am 2 Comments

Does anyone know anyone who has had decreased health due to the installation of insulation materials?  I've been emailing back and forth with a man who had Atticat loose fill installed in two exterior walls.  He claims the odor is persisting and has developed teeth gnashing.

Q & A with A. Tamasin Sterner on her Women's Energy Auditing course in Montana

Posted on September 16, 2011 at 7:46am 5 Comments

This is a great field for women. And there are far too few women in the industry. I want that to change.

In our Women's Energy Auditing course women will learn how to improve their health, the health of their family, and the health of others. They will be able to do this because they will learn skills needed to properly understand, avoid, and fix problems that make buildings fall apart, like moisture and mold, which causes health problems for many people...

 

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What's Happening in the Industry, 101

Posted on August 30, 2011 at 4:06pm 0 Comments

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Here's hoping this slide show might assist those of you who administer programs.  It can be confusing!

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At 11:22am on April 4, 2011, Leslie Zarker said…
Not according to the august panel of judges on March 4, who took about 90 seconds into the conference call to unanimously vote for you out of a field of 13 contenders!
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so I just said 'hello' to Tamasin Sterner from Mt. are there 2 of you? I'm confused
 
 
 

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