Walter Stachowicz
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Walter Stachowicz commented on Glen Gallo's blog post Mechanical Ventilation
"Thanks for the comment, Curt.  I agree wholeheartedly, but the folks at Energy Star don't.  I recently did a 5 bedroom home with one occupant.  NO credit can be given for phantoms, nor natural ventilation, so the bath exhaust fan…"
Sep 9, 2012
Walter Stachowicz commented on Glen Gallo's blog post Mechanical Ventilation
"Does anyone have any suggestions for hot, humid areas? The exhaust only ventilation is going to bring in humid air through myriad little leaks.  With an RH of 73 in the summer, this can (and does) cause condensation on grilles and…"
Sep 7, 2012
Walter Stachowicz replied to John Webb's discussion DOE Home Energy SCORE
"I'm also interested in what's happening.  Had several inquiries about this in a local Green Building Committee today."
Oct 27, 2011
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Sep 29, 2011
Walter Stachowicz replied to Karin Haerter's discussion A Boost for Energy Auditing from Consumer Reports
"I agree that this was a great article, up to the point where they recommended additional insulation, duct sealing and ceiling leak mitigation in the wrong order.  The duct guys and the people who seal the leaks in the ceiling are going to mess…"
Sep 22, 2011
Walter Stachowicz replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion RESNET and Home Depot - Anyone worried about that alliance?
"Jamie, I understand from the RESNET site that raters do not have to take a test, but they must associate themselves with one of the four HESP providers for certification. (via Steve Baden) This will cost about $300 plus proof of insurance. RESNET…"
Nov 21, 2010
Walter Stachowicz is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Nov 21, 2010

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Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

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David Eggleton commented on David Eggleton's group Considering Permaculture &/or Transition
"In August 2014, in Minnesota, there's another unprecedented opportunity to meet and mix with a…"
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Glen Gallo commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"Nate, RE: Duct test On my own home and a rental I have tested more than once over the last many…"
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Jim Gunshinan commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"Thanks for all the comments. Yes, it is interesting how the duct leakage grew over the years. Maybe…"
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Ed Minch commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"What sort of energy bill do you have now, what is  your target bill, and what will it cost to…"
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Glen Gallo commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal
"It is curious to see a 15% difference in the duct test from the test out of 2007 to the current…"
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