Richard C. MacCrea
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Richard C. MacCrea replied to Irvin McLaughlin's discussion Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...
"There is no way to guarantee energy savings when they have control of the consumption of energy. But it is smart to remind them up front that your estimates are good faith, but there is no way to predict the future. Some people are unreasonable.…"
Jan 8, 2015
Richard C. MacCrea replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Most people do not consider everything involved with this decision. 1. Most tankless water heaters are gas. Setting up a gas service for a tankless water heater might cost more than the water heater. 2. I don't like gas in a well insulated…"
Jan 8, 2015
Richard C. MacCrea's event was featured

The Mountain Home Show at North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville Campus

April 25, 2014 at 2pm to April 26, 2014 at 5pm
A small home show in southern Appalachia with a focus on green building. We need educational seminars that can lead towards sales, but they need to be based on real science.Example:How to Save the Most Energy for the Least CostSee More
Apr 7, 2014
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The Mountain Home Show at North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville Campus

April 25, 2014 at 2pm to April 26, 2014 at 5pm
A small home show in southern Appalachia with a focus on green building. We need educational seminars that can lead towards sales, but they need to be based on real science.Example:How to Save the Most Energy for the Least CostSee More
Mar 6, 2014
Richard C. MacCrea replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"Further: The training I have received indicates that fiberglass insulation cannot perform as rated unless the barrier is there. So, without the barrier the insulation would not be performing up to its rating. How badly, would depend on how leaky the…"
Oct 6, 2013
Richard C. MacCrea replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"You cannot quantify this because it depends on how leaky the assembly would have been without the barrier. That would vary with construction quality. However there should be no reason to compare because the energy codes require the air barrier. A…"
Oct 6, 2013
Richard C. MacCrea commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"A 4 person residence that uses $400/ year in energy. All electric, no solar panels, no geothermal, nothing fancy. Just simple, small, intelligent…"
Apr 10, 2013
Richard C. MacCrea commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"I design energy efficient homes. I use principles that save energy without raising costs, or making the home complicated. My Facebook page features many articles, photos, and videos about building green. Some of them are…"
Apr 10, 2013
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Mountain House Plans
Professional Certification
North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector
Professional Interests
I design and plan energy efficient, passive solar homes.
I inspect homes for buyers.
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http://www.mountainhomeshow.com/mypage.htm
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