I have a client who is has a lovely house built in 2010 that has oak hardwood floors throughout. There are apparently no other moisture issues besides the hardwood flooring. This problem is on the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Minch Apr 18, 2013.
Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about NEASI, the National Energy and Sustainability Institute in Colorado Springs? They are certifying commercial energy auditors that have taken a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Eggleton Sep 28, 2011.
A quality control program requires knowing a lot about a lot of different subjects. A HEP (BPI Home Energy Professional) Quality Control Inspector is qualified to compare a project outcome to the project requirements or work scope so that the final result is satisfactory to both the program and the homeowner. It requires both technical knowledge as well as “soft skills” which are…Continue
Posted on April 14, 2015 at 4:03am
Houses should last a very long time. The Knap of Howar was built approximately fifty-five hundred years ago. Pueblos in New Mexico were built over a thousand years ago. Saltford Manor House, in Somerset, England was built sometime in the twelfth century and is still occupied! These houses are built of extremely durable materials like stone or adobe. But even the wooden houses…Continue
Posted on April 6, 2015 at 4:26am
The old expression when something is supposed to be simple is to say that, “This is not rocket science!” as though rocket science was the most complicated thing we can think of. I will admit that some of the things rocket scientists have done are pretty amazing. I don’t have a clue how you land a probe on an asteroid moving at thousands of miles an hour somewhere out there in space. Or manipulate a vehicle on the surface of a planet and send back, “Wish you were here!” snapshots - in…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:00am — 4 Comments