Guy DuBois
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Guy DuBois commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Installing Ducted Mini-Splits and ERV in Modern High Performance Home
"The great technology that is available now is truly amazing."
Mar 28, 2013
Guy DuBois commented on Guy DuBois's blog post Do No Harm
"At this point, spillage, worst case & draft #'s were a moot issue. It was determined that the interior of the chimney this was venting to had collapsed, so no draft. With no nearby location to exit the structure via standard flue pipe, a…"
Mar 28, 2013
tedkidd commented on Guy DuBois's blog post Do No Harm
"Nice catch, right next to a leaky return... Pass spillage?  Worst Case Caz and draft pressure numbers?"
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Do No Harm

Before BPI Certification, this problem probably would not have been noticed or understood. The home occupants were a 96 year old woman and her elderly & disabled son.…See More
Mar 27, 2013
Guy DuBois commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"Let's get those property owners, present and future, tuned in! StopEnergyLoss.net"
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Mar 25, 2013
Ed Minch replied to Guy DuBois's discussion Where shouldn't thermostats be? in the group Hall of Shame
"Guy Just cruising through the archives and didn't see the 2011 - if a house doctor poses an opinion and no one is there to here, does he really have an opinion?"
Mar 25, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to Guy DuBois's discussion Where shouldn't thermostats be? in the group Hall of Shame
"Man, you found an old one Ed! This is from two years ago. I'm not even sure if I would argue this one the same way today! From what I recall, yes you are correct in that a return duct runs up that kneewall, leaving no space for proper…"
Mar 25, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Looking for a cure for a warping hardwood floor not caused by a leak
"Everything does affect everthing else! Sometimes one particular thing could be the culprit. But then again, this culprit has a whole series of it's own elements. Thanks for this insight Chris. Great stuff.  "
Mar 25, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to Doug Pearl's discussion It just isn't heating like it used to. in the group Hall of Shame
"Ewwww...! That must smell like dust mite poop!"
Mar 25, 2013
Ed Minch replied to Guy DuBois's discussion Where shouldn't thermostats be? in the group Hall of Shame
"There are 2 potential reasons why theis return area could be cold - air leakage and low R-value. Air leakage - note the center of the grill is not cold, just the edges.  This tells me that cold air is coming into the room from around the…"
Mar 25, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to Bud Poll's discussion Attic ventilation with mixed soffit heights. in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"I got nothing either Bud. Very tough problem with no clear answer."
Mar 18, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to George M. Matthews's discussion Trying to find %age energy saving from variety of upgrades in 10K sf multifamily house in the group Building Simulations
"O.K., forget all of the Engineer jokes! Thank you very much James. Engineers rule!"
Mar 18, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to Norm Bourassa's discussion High-rise Residential - Favored retrofit strategies & stories in the group Multifamily Buildings
"Here you are Don. Thanks to Peter Burns with TEC for this."
Mar 18, 2013
Guy DuBois replied to George M. Matthews's discussion Trying to find %age energy saving from variety of upgrades in 10K sf multifamily house in the group Building Simulations
"Hi George, You don't happen to have a spreadsheet handy for those calculations do you? :-)"
Mar 18, 2013

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Commonwealth Building Sciences, LLC
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HERS Rater, BPI Certified Professional, NAHB Green Verifier, ANSI Level 1 Thermographer
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Home and commercial building performance, research and development, infrared imaging.
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http://www.NoEnergyLoss.com
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energyrva
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Do No Harm

Before BPI Certification, this problem probably would not have been noticed or understood. The home occupants were a 96 year old woman and her elderly & disabled son.…

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At 4:25am on March 7, 2012, Amanda Evans said…

Thanks so much Guy. We do have some students doing some architectural drawing work for us from time to time so I will put that on the list of things for them to do and get you a copy. Maybe see you at ACI?

Amanda

At 10:05am on February 3, 2011, Fluke Thermal Imaging said…
Glad to hear it! How long have you had your Ti32?
At 12:07pm on January 6, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Guy,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos andupcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the
place for you!

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