Does anyone know of any good homeowner education videos about building performance or house as a system? Energy Star had Steve Thomas do one a few years ago but it has since been embargoed. It seems…Continue
"A good video would do wonders - particularly if had a trusted and well known spokesperson and came from an organization like BPI or RESNET that needs to improve its consumer awareness and better support its supporters. Beyond that, this is a…"
"Neely, congrads on an excellent video. I will tweet @homeenergymag.
Cara, please let me know when you've done the one on air sealing. Tomorrow, I will try and go on your youtube channel.
It would be such a great idea if public…"
"Window salespeople have 'see and feel' going for them:
See- new windows look much nicer than an airsealed attic and basement
Feel - customers will feel less intense convective loops and radiant losses replacing a R-1 single pane…"
" What a great idea!
Maybe the DOE or some organization could sponsor it like Home Energy Pros or Efficiency First.
It would streamline the audit process if a Homeowner could watch a video before or during the audit.
"Don't forget BPI guidelines only appiy to the Comprehensive Home Assesement, or CHA, which is part of the Home Performance with Energy Star program, a performance based program which mandates a full energy model with test in / test…"
Does anyone know of any good homeowner education videos about building performance or house as a system? Energy Star had Steve Thomas do one a few years ago but it has since been embargoed. It seems to me without proper consumer education about building science, the biggest mouths with the biggest ad budgets will continue to win, pushing poor investments like radiant barriers, windows, etc. For example, most homeowners have no idea why airsealing is importantt, and think it is just a contractor…See More
"Installing a carbon monoxide detector in the CAZ is the optimal long term health and safety solution - you never know when a squirrel or 'coon will jump into a chinmey! Of course if you want to short term…"
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