Stanley Widener replied to Garen G Thatcher's discussion Looking for Energy Conservatory Duct Blaster Set in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Did you find what you wanted? I need a DG700, so I might see if I can buy a duct-blaster setup then keep the DG700 and sell you the rest. Or if you found a kit and want to get rid of the DG700, contact me."
Nov 15
Stanley Widener replied to Jason Payne's discussion Energy Auditing Equipment For Sale: in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"What is still available? I'd be interested in a DG700, pressure pans, Fyrite, CO monitor."
Nov 15
Stanley Widener replied to Jason Payne's discussion Energy Auditing Equipment For Sale: in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Still have the insulation blower?"
Sep 7
Stanley Widener commented on Building Performance Association's event Using Fixed Rate monthly financing to increase close rates
"Something was messed up in the calendar notice - it set itself for 4:00 PM EST, so I missed the event. Is there a recording I can listen to after the fact?"
Jul 7
Stanley Widener posted a discussion
I would love to see a side-by-side comparison and/or review of the various tools that are floating around the industry for modeling and simulating buildings for efficiency retrofits. I have found quite a few and as a new guy to this industry, I am…
Feb 10
Stanley Widener commented on Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals
"Sometimes the "stick" approach works, but I would anticipate significant pushback from various segments, primarily landlords who don't like being forced to spend capital. At the end of the day, they'll pass these expenses on to their customers in…"
Dec 10, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I think the kraft facing would meet the requirements of "concealed" and "in contact" with "other surface" if the batts are supported to maintain contact. Not if there's a 5" air gap above them! Another reason to do something about these legacy…"
Dec 4, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I agree with you - if the batts are just stuffed into a joist cavity without attaching the edges of the vapor barrier backing to anything, the vapor will just sneak around the inevitable gaps and it's really doing nothing for you. They might as well…"
Dec 3, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"I'm new to this so I could be wrong, and I'd appreciate feedback on how I'm wrong.
I agree that: 1) insulation supported on "tiger teeth" with an air gap above it does practically no good; 2) the insulation must be in contact with the bottom of the…"
Dec 3, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Todd Kistler's discussion Energy Auditor Equipment For Sale in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Is this equipment still available?"
Oct 6, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Al Tibbs's discussion Retrotec DM-2 2 Channel Digital Manometer in Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Sold? Age? Last cal?"
Sep 12, 2019
Stanley Widener replied to Building Performance Institute's discussion Grant Writer in Job Board
"jobs@bpi.org doesn't exist."
Sep 11, 2019