Sean Lintow Sr
  • Naperville, IL
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Sean Lintow Sr's Friends

  • Windzer Pierre-Louis
  • Griffin Hagle
  • Perry Ning
  • Joe Medosch
  • John Harper
  • Stephanie Perry
  • Teresa Coffman
  • John Brooks
  • Marg properties
  • Patrick Michaelyan
  • Kiaya Schnellmann
  • Meni
  • Bud Poll
  • Ed Ballard
  • Bill Bennett

Sean Lintow Sr's Groups

 

Sean Lintow Sr's Page

Latest Activity

Steve Schmidt joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
50 minutes ago
Kristan Taylor joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Mar 17
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Tony Rigdon's discussion Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...
"That would work but may I suggest one tweak - add at least another 1" piece under the first (offsetting seams from above) going from 1 web to the next also foaming all edges / seams. That should help eliminate any chances of any air leakage…"
Mar 11
Comly Wilson joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Mar 10
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jim Gunshinan's discussion Tax Time Blues
"Well if I had to guess your credit will be 0 as it used to be up to $1500 & wasn't as hard to get back then - http://thehtrc.com/2009/october-national-energy-awareness-month which quite a lot of people took - new windows, HVAC, etc... I…"
Mar 6
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jim Gunshinan's discussion When your shower is in your kitchen...
"Cool, I can start cooking dinner, hop in and take a shower while making sure that nothing is burning... Wow that is a wacky setup, but no more than normal would be my guess especially as most people never run their fans…"
Mar 3
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Vinyl Siding with Integral Insulation
"You might want to check out BSC (Joe Lstiburek) perfect wall assembly As for builders & new construction - that would be the prescriptive path where it is required - choosing the UA or performance path you can go with less (or none like is…"
Feb 27
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Vinyl Siding with Integral Insulation
"Pretty much worthless energy wise & while the VSI will try to sell it that way, it isn't - durability & looks wise it is a step up Yes the walls definitely need to be wrapped before installing this - make sure you get the flashing…"
Feb 25
Sean Lintow Sr replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"Sorry it has been to long, but each state agrees to certain terms which include oversight, items that should be addressed based on their climate, etc... There also is some National Retrofit Guidelines that to my knowledge were finally…"
Feb 24
Sean Lintow Sr replied to robert jones's discussion Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?
"In short no as I have seen shoddy & awesome work by those certified & not - just having a certification doesn't mean anything Should they be required to meet the Feds WX regs & QA - yes Now where are they falling down - not enough…"
Feb 23
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Tony Rigdon's discussion Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...
"Location??? Why do you have to vent? Foam for channel, enough to deal with dew-point issues - finish with dense packed cellulose No foam between bottom flange & drywall As you can't really do a ridge vent, just create it like you would for…"
Feb 21
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Tom Barrett's discussion How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California
"The governments take on the numbers between 1980 to 2009: EIA "
Feb 19
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Kent Mitchell's discussion smoky neighbor
"Correct me if I am wrong but isn't supply only considered bad in your area? Even if it isn't, what happens if another neighbor decides to use there stove where it can impact the supply Personally I would look into an encapsulated crawl and…"
Feb 18
John Porter joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Feb 16
Profile Iconjohn bustos, James J Colopy and 2 other members joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Feb 13
Bud Poll commented on Sean Lintow Sr's group Best Practices (Residential)
"Hi Robert, I have long advocated volunteer work as a great place to gain real field experience as an Energy Auditor.  Seniors, unemployed, and military families will keep you very busy.  All of the class work we go through is barely enough…"
Feb 12

Profile Information

Company
SLS Construction & Building Solutions
Professional Certification
AEE CEA, RESNET HERS Rater, Level 2 IR, CGP, MCP
Website URL
http://SLS-Construction.com
Blog URL
http://TheHTRC.com
Twitter ID
The_HTRC
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/slsconstruction
Pinterest Page
http://pinterest.com/TheHTRC/

Sean Lintow Sr's Blog

So you want / need to pass RESNET’s CAZ Tests?

As many know, by the end of this year all HERS Raters & Field Inspectors (RFI’s) in good standing must complete a three prong CAZ training & testing requirement (assuming it was not part of their original training). While one can debate should they or shouldn’t they have done this, the die has been cast and the mandate has been made. In case this is news to you,…

Continue

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 7:48am

BPI at the Crossroads

This is a look at some of the recent changes & challenges facing BPI I originally posted on my site:http://blog.sls-construction.com/2012/bpi-at-the-crossroads-exams-new-certifications-standards

Lately BPI (aka Building Performance Institute, Inc.) has been growing exponentially and making plenty of waves in the certification field. Just this last July they had…

Continue

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments

Becoming a LEED AP: Habitat for Humanity, BOULD, and You?

So you have decided you want to earn or become a LEED AP. There is just one small issue, unless you have or are working on a LEED project, just how are you supposed to gain the experience & show documented involvement on a project registered or certified for LEED? (AKA a letter of attestation) As some well know, finding or being able to gain the needed project experience can be a rare opportunity. Fortunately though, the chances for many looking in have an opportunity through a…

Continue

Posted on January 8, 2012 at 10:00am

Test Taking Tips: ENERGY STAR V3, RESNET, CEA, & BPI

Whew, as of yesterday (April 22nd) and taking the ENERGY STAR V3 test (long story short – the test was not available when I took the original class), that is it for the test taking (Since posting this, I had to take another 2 tests & classes for another program I am working with - will the madness ever stop?). As I was sitting there taking the test, I was amazed at how many people were flipping…

Continue

Posted on June 12, 2011 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 8:59am on October 7, 2010, Carol A. Markell said…
Sean, Welcome. We official launch on 11/1.
Invite your colleagues!
Carol
 
 
 

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Kerry posted videos
16 minutes ago
John Meniatis posted videos
32 minutes ago
Steve Schmidt joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what…See More
50 minutes ago
Profile IconDonna Lynn Saufley, John J Gilchrist, Steve Schmidt and 2 more joined Home Energy Pros
1 hour ago
Jerry Lawrence posted an event
Thumbnail

BPI Building Analyst Certification Workshop at ThermalStar

April 20, 2015 at 8am to April 24, 2015 at 5pm
The BPI Building Analyst Certification class is the most convenient way to get certified by BPI and…See More
1 hour ago
Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"I think it would be best to keep the questions and answers on this open forum for all to see. Cali…"
3 hours ago
Susan E. Buchan posted an event

Houses That Work in Grand Rapids, MI at Watermark Country Club

March 26, 2015 from 8am to 4:30pm
The premier building science education event for professionals is coming to Grand Rapids MI next…See More
5 hours ago
John Meniatis replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"I have also posted 2 videos that you may want to watch regarding Ygrene Energy Fund. "
16 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service