Blake Reid replied to Blake Reid's discussion Hot Tubs
"thank you, Sean, Brennan...look what you get when you beg for it and when they begrudgingly give it to you they make it a point to tell you "we are only required to have these on CA tubs""
Sep 24
Blake Reid posted a discussion
Hot Tubs:Visited a house with one yesterday. I find it interesting that there are no power specs printed in the manual, like they’re hiding something. And then, when you hunt up EE recs for tubs, they’re hard to find. One common statement from mfrs…
Sep 22
Blake Reid posted a blog post
 At least the dishwasher's being loaded properly every time right now!My wife is stuck in Indonesia right now.Laura went to deliver keynote speeches at a couple of conferences, and couldn't get out in time.  She's holed up in a villa with another…
Apr 1
Blake Reid posted a blog post
For the past couple of years, while lobbying for the 2015 IECC (Hawaii's been on the 2006), I kept hearing the same comments.  "It's Hawaii, we don't need air conditioning."  "Houses are naturally ventilated."  "Everything's fine."  I wrote this…
Mar 5
Blake Reid updated their profile photo
Mar 5
Blake Reid updated their profile
Mar 5
Blake Reid replied to Greg O'Beirne's discussion building envelope air tightness studies
"Thanks, man.  It's Aloha Friday and this is contributing to good vibes.  Working on a new blog today!  Thank you for your kind words.
p.s. plenty of Hawaii is "mild."  but my part is getting down into the 40s at night and we don't have any heat LOL"
Feb 14
Blake Reid replied to Greg O'Beirne's discussion building envelope air tightness studies
"I get your points.  Interisland flights are plentiful & cheap (you know, for commuters) - this $4K bill likely (I suspect) due to a lack of competition.
I hear a lot about Hawaii's "mild climate."  On the Big Island, we have a dozen climate zones. …"
Feb 14
Blake Reid replied to Greg O'Beirne's discussion building envelope air tightness studies
"I'm in Hawaii and our situation is similar.  I've lobbied heavily for including airtightness in our new version of the IECC, but the arguments against it are real.  In the writeup of the bill for consideration by the Council on my island are…"
Feb 13
Blake Reid posted a blog post
Posted on my website here:https://terrawatthome.com/blog/global-climate-strikeAt the end are a couple of files, downloadable.  They're the same except for file sizes/quality.  They're the collected writings of my #climatestrike thoughts, and are…
Feb 10
Blake Reid replied to Nolan Walker's discussion Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale - Duct Blaster, Old Blower Doors, CO / Gas detectors, DG-700 in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"analyzer still available?"
Dec 20, 2019
Blake Reid replied to Joe Urycki's discussion Blower door kit for sale in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"analyzer still available/how much?"
Dec 20, 2019
Blake Reid replied to Ryan Moore's discussion Bacharach Monoxer III for Sale - Barely Used in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Still available?  can email me at terrawattblake@gmail.com"
Dec 20, 2019
Blake Reid commented on Blake Reid's blog post Global Climate Strike
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Nov 27, 2019
Blake Reid replied to John Lile's discussion Air Sealing Manufactured Home
"ah, the Bounce House Effect"
Sep 17, 2019
Blake Reid commented on Blake Reid's blog post Blower Door Testing in Hawaii
"thank you Jeff & Ed!"
Aug 22, 2019
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