John Leeke
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John Leeke commented on Lester Shen's blog post Using Cell Phones to Create a Feedback Loop
"You don't mention getting permission from the building owner to take, post on the internet and 'give' photos of their building to others. This presents a liability risk due to privacy issues or security breaches. For example, what if…"
Nov 8, 2012
John Leeke replied to John Poole's discussion Historic Windows: UV and Thermal Transfer in the group Historic Home
"Both interior air panels and exterior storms are now included in the National Window Preservation Standards: Air…"
Aug 9, 2012
John Leeke replied to John Poole's discussion Historic Windows: UV and Thermal Transfer in the group Historic Home
"Here is my list of other professionally made interior air panels and interior "storms": Downeast Interior Storms Rendon Sabina 47 Chase Farm Rd. Newcastle, Maine 04553 207.380.7680 rendon at downeastinteriorstorms dot com…"
Aug 9, 2012
John Leeke replied to Bud Poll's discussion The science of hot air rising
">> Cold air invades the lower portions of our homes and pushes the warm air up and out. << If warm air does not have any intrinsic motive power to rise, then cold air cannot have any intrinsic motive power to push the warm air…"
May 3, 2012
John Leeke replied to Bud Poll's discussion The Short-Circuit Theory, Keep or Remove Those Gable Vents?
">>But now we know that warm air cannot rise on its own and thus is not pulling in its replacement air from anywhere.<< When did we get to know this? Am I still lost in the dark ages where warm air rises when there is an air temp…"
May 3, 2012
John Leeke replied to John Poole's discussion Historic Windows: UV and Thermal Transfer in the group Historic Home
"I've been making and using interior air panels for 15+ years. They are low cost and effective. More details here: http://historichomeworks.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=193"
Jul 15, 2011
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Historic Home

Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key issues, solutions, and best practices when retrofitting much older homes.See More
Jul 15, 2011
John Leeke is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jul 15, 2011

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Company
Historic HomeWorks
Professional Interests
Helping people understand and maintain their older and historic buildings.
Website URL
http://www.historichomeworks.com

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At 12:15pm on July 25, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi John,

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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Jim Gunshinan commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
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George J. Nesbitt commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"Blower Door; the 2007 test was a depressurization test, and the 2014 a pressurization test, which…"
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George J. Nesbitt replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Plan, plan, plan, plan. The 1st step to is to understand the house, how it's built, the…"
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George J. Nesbitt posted an event

High Performance Windows - A Panel of Experts at Pyramid Alehouse`

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Join a lively panel discussion on high performance windows. We'll cover some basics, as well as…See More
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Kaushal Bharath Raju replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Hi David, Thanks for pointing out Martin Holiday's article. I do not wish to engage in the…"
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"More food for thought on this subject - read this (fairly) recent blog by one of the most respected…"
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Curt Kinder commented on Christopher Morin's blog post 5 Things New Energy Efficiency HVAC Contractors Need to Know
"You left out air distribution...Without at least a passing glance at how much air moves through the…"
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"I mis-spoke - I was referring to the Midori House in Santa Cruz. Have an in-depth discussion with…"
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Kaushal Bharath Raju replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Hi David & Bud, $400/sqf > $300 sqf. The latter is the minimum cost of new construction in…"
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David Eakin replied to Kaushal Bharath Raju's discussion Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.
"Kaushal, There was a deep energy retrofit upgrade project (to Passive House standards) in San Jose…"
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