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Anthony Procaccini
Works at Building Science Institute of NC
Attended University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Urban Planning, 1998 - 2003
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+1 9194550952
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P.O. Box 935 Holly Springs, NC 27540
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Educate folks about how their house works
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Training for Energy Efficiency, Residential Construction, and Star Wars Geek
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  • Building Science Institute of NC
    Director of Training, 2009 - present
    Educate the general public on the "House as a System" concept -- ask me about it! Train non-profit agencies who participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program Work with community colleges in the area to teach various subjects
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Big Box Stores Aren't Installers
The last in our series of what to do and NOT to do at the large big box home improvement stores involves having them install anything. Places like Home Depot and Lowe's do not have installation crews.  They subcontract out that work to other companies.  Thi...
The last in our series of what to do and NOT to do at the large big box home improvement stores involves having them install anything. Places like Home Depot and Lowe's do not have installation crews.  They subcontract out th...
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It's all about storage.  
Somewhere along the line we became obsessed with cup holders in cars.  The same has become true for storage in homes.  It must likely has to do with a consumer culture that we just amass huge quantities of STUFF that then occ...
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Welcome to Google+. It's pretty much worthless.  hehe
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To Each His/Her Own
When you work in and on people's homes for a living, you stumble upon some interesting stuff.  This is a brief collection of some of the more eyebrow raising things I've come across.  I don't judge - but some of this stuff I don't think I would be comfortab...
When you work in and on people's homes for a living, you stumble upon some interesting stuff.  This is a brief collection of some of the more eyebrow raising things I've come across.  I don't judge - but some of this stuff I ...
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Is it Cloudy in here?
Many people who use wood heaters to heat their home are under a funny misconception.  You will often hear them say things like "wood heat is such a dry heat" - alluding to the fact that it seems to dry out their home when using it.  As a matter of fact, man...
Many people who use wood heaters to heat their home are under a funny misconception.  You will often hear them say things like "wood heat is such a dry heat" - alluding to the fact that it seems to dry out their home when usi...
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I'm not a very organized person.  So, maybe that's why I am so attracted to products and services that offer advice on the subject. Working in housing rehab and home improvement; the number of times we go into houses and find...
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GROSS! Bed Bugs have always been a problem - but as with most things, it wasn't until affluent folks in a major media hub like New York City started to see an outbreak that it got media attention. Now, though, it's hard to ig...
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Out of sight, out of luck
Are you about to hire a contractor?  Let me tell you something that you probably already know.  They are not all reputable. Many offer what is known as a Brake Light Warranty.  That means that they guarantee their work as long as you can see their brake lig...
Are you about to hire a contractor?  Let me tell you something that you probably already know.  They are not all reputable. Many offer what is known as a Brake Light Warranty.  That means that they guarantee their work as lon...
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Storage is to Houses as Cup Holders are to Cars
Somewhere along the line we became obsessed with cup holders in cars.  The same has become true for storage in homes.  It must likely has to do with a consumer culture that we just amass huge quantities of STUFF that then occupies a lot of space. Example --...
Somewhere along the line we became obsessed with cup holders in cars.  The same has become true for storage in homes.  It must likely has to do with a consumer culture that we just amass huge quantities of STUFF that then occ...
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Pick 2
If you're thinking about having work done to your home, allow me to introduce you to the Wish List Triangle. As you can see it has three sides (it IS a triangle, after all).  These sides are "Cheap", "Fast", and "Right". The sad truth is - you can only pick...
If you're thinking about having work done to your home, allow me to introduce you to the Wish List Triangle. As you can see it has three sides (it IS a triangle, after all).  These sides are "Cheap", "Fast", and "Right". The ...
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Asbestos - You're Probably Standing On It
Anyone who has watched Daytime TV has probably heard of Asbestos.  There is a steady stream of commercials for legal settlements related to Mesothelioma - which came from exposure to Asbestos. Most people associate Asbestos with our grandparents working in ...
Anyone who has watched Daytime TV has probably heard of Asbestos.  There is a steady stream of commercials for legal settlements related to Mesothelioma - which came from exposure to Asbestos. Most people associate Asbestos w...
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Organization - Definitely Not My Thing
I'm not a very organized person.  So, maybe that's why I am so attracted to products and services that offer advice on the subject. Working in housing rehab and home improvement; the number of times we go into houses and find entire rooms filled to capacity...
I'm not a very organized person.  So, maybe that's why I am so attracted to products and services that offer advice on the subject. Working in housing rehab and home improvement; the number of times we go into houses and find...
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