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Plenum Pressure Match

Started Sep 18, 2014 0 Replies

I'm seeking an explanation on how to do a plenum pressure match using the Retrotec Duct Blaster. The user manual isn't very clear on control settings or explaining the process. Can anyone do a better…Continue

Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Mar 22, 2012. 4 Replies

I'd like to begin by saying that I feel like I've found a niche of the construction industry that I'm excited about. I've worked for over twenty years as a builder in different disciplines, the most…Continue

 

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Plenum Pressure Match

I'm seeking an explanation on how to do a plenum pressure match using the Retrotec Duct Blaster. The user manual isn't very clear on control settings or explaining the process. Can anyone do a better job than the manufacturer?See More
Sep 24, 2014
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Plenum Pressure Match

I'm seeking an explanation on how to do a plenum pressure match using the Retrotec Duct Blaster. The user manual isn't very clear on control settings or explaining the process. Can anyone do a better job than the manufacturer?See More
Sep 18, 2014
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"Help!! Can someone explain the plenum pressure match procedure, step by step, using a Retrotec duct blaster?"
Aug 13, 2014
Glen Gallo replied to Matt Bolado's discussion Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?
"The bottom line is that California has a culture of not pulling permits in almost every trade. Customers will sometimes request a permit it and sometimes will request not to have a permit. The focus should be on marketing toward contractors that…"
Mar 22, 2012
Hal Skinner replied to Matt Bolado's discussion Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?
"Hi Matt,   I have over 25 years working with an insulating coating.  One of the first things I started coating was rooftop AC units and exposed ducts.  Had fantastic results.  Got a few statements from small business owners and…"
Mar 22, 2012
Matt Bolado replied to Matt Bolado's discussion Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?
"Hi Brian, Thanks for the reply. I would be interested to be more involved the code enforcement conversation. Apart from making it extremely difficult to start this type of business with limited certifications, it is also maddening to see the…"
Mar 22, 2012
Brian Selby replied to Matt Bolado's discussion Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?
"Hi Matt, I have been a HERS Rater (and CEA) in CA for many years now and I have found that to be the standard, contractors are not pulling permits because they know their competitor. There are estimates that the compliance rate for residential HVAC…"
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Will Materials Be Tied To Permits?

I'd like to begin by saying that I feel like I've found a niche of the construction industry that I'm excited about. I've worked for over twenty years as a builder in different disciplines, the most recent being in the HVAC field. It was while doing this work that I discovered the world of energy efficiency and the people that are trying to address this world's energy waste.The only thing that I can't get excited about is that here in California there is no mechanism in place to ensure that…See More
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Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
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Matt Bolado replied to Jason Coolman's discussion SF Bay Area Networking
"Hi Jason, I recently started my business in Petaluma and am trying to utilize my Hers certifications. Right now I'm certified to do residential and non-residential alterations, refrigerant charge, and new construction verifications through…"
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At 6:42am on March 22, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Matt,

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