Quinn Korzeniecki's Blog (8)

I Was the Cobbler Whose Kids Had No Shoes

This blog by BPI CEO Larry Zarker was originally posted on BPIhomeowner.org.

I used to wonder why my athletic teenage children suffered from sinusitis in the Fall, then a colleague was in our basement one day and asked, “Is it always this wet…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on June 23, 2017 at 7:19am — No Comments

Things You Should Know: Radon as a Silent Threat

This article was originally posted on BPI's homeowner blog.…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on April 12, 2017 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Things You Should Know: Dryer Vents Can Be a Fire Hazard

Originally posted on BPIhomeowner.org.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 17,000 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year. These clothes dryer fires cause…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on January 26, 2017 at 10:27am — No Comments

Things You Should Know: Vent Hoods Matter

Blog originally posted on BPIhomeowner.org.

While every home has some level of air pollutants, you might be shocked to learn that one of the most frequented parts of our homes – the kitchen – could be the source of many potentially hazardous…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on November 17, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Aging in Place in Energy Efficient Homes

Blog post originally featured on the BPI Homeowner Blog.

Every day for the next decade and a half, 10,000 baby boomers will reach age 65 and will begin considering retirement and plans for aging comfortably. By 2030, over 18% of the nation will be at least…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on October 3, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Effects of Mold on Your Home and Your Health

Originally posted on BPI.org.

We all know that mold in our homes is a bad thing – but exactly how bad is it for your health and your home itself?

Mold grows by releasing its spores (reproductive cells) into the air, which are invisible to the…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on July 11, 2016 at 6:26am — No Comments

Energy Efficiency Tax Credits Extended for Homeowners in 2016

By Quinn Korzeniecki (Originally posted on BPI.org)

The end of 2015 was a great time for residential energy efficiency and alternative energy.

In addition to extending the tax credits for solar power, Congress chose to continue offering…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on February 4, 2016 at 8:20am — No Comments

Asthma in Your Family? Home Performance Upgrades May Help

Now that the December holidays are around the corner, I find myself reflecting on 2015 and wondering what 2016 will bring. One of the reasons I feel so passionate about home performance is that twenty years ago my youngest child came into the world as a beautiful new baby seemingly happy and healthy. Almost right from the start he developed inconsistent periods of…

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Added by Quinn Korzeniecki on December 15, 2015 at 8:10am — No Comments

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