Pat Dundon replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool?
"1 the Guru's on this site and others like it, and the hilarious stories they sometimes tell.
2 my brain, so I can discern the applicability of some of the advice to my particular daily different situation
3 all the equipment that helps my brain dete…"
Jul 7, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Polls
"It makes me question the kool aid, which leads to professional improvement."
Mar 9, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I did not say I don't hear back from clients. Actually, we have frequent occasions where the 2nd or 3rd generation of the same family will get work done or parent references son references cousin references friend, etc. I don't assume no news is goo…"
Jan 22, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"way too far off topic."
Jan 22, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"Sorry, I was responding to Ted on your line.

What is a 'Negawatt'? I never heard the term."
Jan 22, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"Grandstanding through personal insult is not professional. I have been on both ends of that conversation and ended up embarrassed on both ends.
Taking cheap 'Monday morning quarterback' pot shots at innovation shouldn't be rewarded with an audience.…"
Jan 21, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I haven't routinely checked on usage after the work is done. I assumed silence and references meant success. However, I do have the utility info clients gave us before we did jobs and I can ask them for utility data from those jobs a year or more la…"
Jan 21, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I guess you can't look at things without making them personal and your anger blinds you. You still don't see what I am suggesting.

I think there is a need for state programs to service the jobs on the margins. Partially insulated homes that could b…"
Jan 21, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"Aside from the accusation that I lie, I agree with most of this.
One of the benefits I am trying to get you to see is decreasing cost of doing business for contractors effectively increases ROI for clients by reducing the initial cost of projects. D…"
Jan 20, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"Thanks Nate. I have seen your name on these boards for quite a while. I call guys like you Official Old Guys in the most endearing way Joe Lstiburek uses the term.
I will look into some of your stuff."
Jan 20, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I think experience and training are worth a lot and one size does not fit all.
I don't need an audit to convince myself or a client that an uninsulated farmhouse with oil heat can be retrofitted to save substantial energy, even today. No one believe…"
Jan 20, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"No doubt multifamily projects involve more dollars on a grander scale and would be easier to adapt. 
The only way it works for individual residential projects is for someone to create an entity that pools several dozen individual residences into one…"
Jan 18, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"You fail to realize my idea is a sea change to the status quo. 
In the case of my former company, I found the programs brought so much administrative burden that pricing went up in the neighborhood of 35%.  that will be taken as BS by program manage…"
Jan 18, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"let me know too please"
Jan 18, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I didn't bring it anywhere but here.  I literally heard the news account about Bowie and thought 'man, why didn't I think of that?'  Then I realized I don't know anyone who would be able to create this and I doubt I have the necessary skills. 
But I…"
Jan 14, 2016
Pat Dundon replied to Pat Dundon's discussion David Bowie & Home Performance
"I made a mistake by mingling 'investor' with 'my company' a few times in this. 
Clients would have to realize it is a two way street  the investor needs assurance the investment is safe.  There are too many variables for investors account for before…"
Jan 14, 2016
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