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Yuri Olhovsky, CMI, CEA


I can answer any question related to improvement of the energy efficiency of residential housing sector and give expert advice on problems such as cold rooms, hot rooms, drafty houses, etc.

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I am a Certified Energy Advisor with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)and provide home owners with advice on Energy Efficiency under the ECO Energy federal government program. I am a Certified ENERGY STAR evaluator and work with new home builders on making new houses energy efficient and healthy.


NACHI - National Association of Certified Home Inspectors HRAI - Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Institute of Canada BBB - Better Business Bureau


Certified Home Inspector, graduate of Humber College home inspection certificate program with Honors. Certified Master Inspector by Master Inspector Certification board. Various courses in building science and building code.

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2014-02-15 energy:

As you may know electricity is sold in kilowatt-hours. So if your consumption per day was 4.44 kwh that means that on this particular day all your appliances and other electrical loads used 4.44kwh. If

2009-10-17 room computer servers need to cool:

Hi Tom, I don't have too much experience with computer servers, but based on your requirements, I would think that one window AC will not be sufficient to do the job. You will need at least two if not

2009-07-16 supplementary heat:

Hi Ilene, this is exactly what I thought was the reason for your question, and as such once again I think your best option would be to replace your existing wood stove with a new EPA approved air tight

2009-07-15 supplementary heat:

Hello Ilene, thank you for your question. To answer your question correctly, I would like to have more information. Such as:   - What is the main source of heat in your house?  - Is this wood stove used

2008-05-11 best gas furnace/air conditioner combo?:

Hi Dustin, thank you for your question. I live in Ontario, but visited Alberta few times in the past. So I'm aware about temperature variations  in your province. I think it would be wrong for me just


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