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For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
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j. west replied to billy g pinnick jr's discussion Blower Door Question
"Hi Chad I'm one of the trainers Colin mentioned. Until 8 months ago I was a full time WX trainer at the biggest WAP in the country. And I still provide direct WAP support. I am very familiar with the WAP program and Retrotec products. I would…"
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j. west commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post A Day in the Life of Learning
"Craig- I think Don made a perfect point when he said This is indicative of the misconception that being at training is the point of training- a necessary evil. Unless there is a certification involved. Then the certificate is the point..."
Oct 10, 2014
j. west commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post A Day in the Life of Learning
"Hey Craig, I think the Return on Expectations (ROE) is a better way to define effectiveness. I really like this article the way this article articulates the…"
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WiFi Gauges for Weatherization at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/196743480

October 7, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
WiFi Gauges for WeatherizationJoin me for this Retrotec webinar. TomorrowTuesday, October 7th11A PST, 12P MST, 1P CST, 2P ESTYou will learn how to:- Identify Retrotec equipment and apps that work best for you.- Describe ways WiFi gauges improve the Weatherization experience.- List strategies to use WiFi gauges.- Match apps and software with installation of measures.- Seek additional resources to improve Weatherization efficiency.…See More
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j. west commented on Christopher Morin's blog post UPDATED: Big Changes for Duct Testing in MA
"You're right Christopher- the trick to saving the profit margin is being in several places at one time. And you can't do that without a solid quality assurance process.  I've spoke about this this exact subject all over the…"
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QA/QC Solutions from Retrotec at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/398864201

August 12, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
QA/QC Solutions from RetrotecWe will cover:Data logger - create Excel spread sheets automatically from your test results.Virtual Gauge - you can control 1 or multiple gauges and share results across town or the world.GaugeRemote app - use your tablet to control the test.How these amazing features can be integrated your training programs.We will also cover these DM32…See More
Aug 11, 2014
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The SmartGauge Revolution

Detroit, ACI 2014Chances are you were at the ASHRAE 62.2 debate, if you were at ACI last Thursday morning. While you were venting about exhaust or listening to Dr Joe drop F-bombs there was a quiet revolution taking place in room 330.The WiFi revolution.Retrotec and The Energy Conservatory - the two giants of pressure diagnostic tools- collaborated to show us the future. A future where a manometer is a “SmartGauge” that runs any test and logs the data into an Excel spreadsheet sans manual…See More
May 9, 2014
j. west commented on Jim Peck's blog post Natural Draft Orphaned Hot Water Heater
"I also see them frequently. Almost every time they simply are not vented properly. Check the NFPA guidelines. "
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Jan 30, 2013
j. west replied to George Kopf's discussion ASHRAE 62.2.2010 and the $20 app
"Paul you are completely right. The main complexity of the ASHRAE 62.2 standards is at the WAP level. There are some who argue that we are spending too much money in health and safety and we can no longer get positive SIRs for energy efficiency.…"
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The SmartGauge Revolution

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Detroit, ACI 2014

Chances are you were at the ASHRAE 62.2 debate, if you were at ACI last Thursday morning. While you were venting about exhaust or listening to Dr Joe drop F-bombs there was a quiet revolution taking place in room 330.

The WiFi revolution.

Retrotec and The Energy Conservatory - the two giants of pressure diagnostic tools- collaborated to show us the future. A future…

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