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A Very Fine House

A Very Fine House is the podcast that takes your home from a fine house - to a Very Fine House! Hosted by the Energy Pros, Marty and Pete, this podcast features guests who tell you all about how to make your home more comfortable, safe, and efficient. Brought to you by Berry Insulation.

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Episode 4: Making Your Home More Efficient
"So you're talking about an investment gain of, you know, about 25 grand, right?" In this episode of "A Very Fine House," hosts Pete and Marty discuss ways to save money on home energy bills, providing valuable insights on how to make your space safe, comfortable, and efficient. While joking about their own popularity, the hosts explore the importance of energy efficiency and financial paybacks on energy-efficient projects. Tune in to learn practical tips for reducing energy costs and making your home more energy-efficient. [00:02:09] Saving money on energy bills. [00:08:01] Investing in energy savings. [00:15:20] Replacing old refrigerator and lighting. [00:21:55] Comparing energy suppliers. [00:25:22] Ways to save money on energy. Got a question that you think we can answer? Reach out to us and maybe we’ll answer it on the show! Check out our website - http://www.berryinsulation.com/ - and follow us on instagram. Subscribe so you never miss and episode! Special thanks to our Producer and Sound Designer, Noah Foutz, our Audio Engineer Zach Hurst, and our executive producers Michael DeAloia and David Allen Moss. Thanks for listening, and remember:
29:07 10/10/23
Episode 3: HVAC Systems with Dave Sommer
"People don't think about HVAC until it doesn't work, right?" In this episode of A Very Fine House, the Energy Pros Pete and Marty dive into the topic of HVAC systems. They are joined by Dave Sommer, Vice President of Service at Smith & Obie, who shares his expertise on the subject. They discuss the importance of HVAC systems in keeping homes safe, comfortable, and efficient, and highlight the investment it represents for homeowners. Overall, this episode provides valuable insights into the world of HVAC and its significance in maintaining a very fine house. [00:01:45] HVAC systems [00:04:37] Common furnace issues. [00:11:32] Investing in high-efficiency furnaces. [00:19:11] Upgrading and changing filters. [00:25:16] Safety aspects of HVAC. [00:32:23] Indoor air quality. Got a question that you think we can answer? Reach out to us and maybe we’ll answer it on the show! Check out our website - http://www.berryinsulation.com/ - and follow us on Instagram. Subscribe so you never miss and episode! Special thanks to our Producer and Sound Designer, Noah Foutz, our Audio Engineer Zach Hurst, executive producers Michael DeAloia and David Allen Moss. Thanks for listening, and remember: Install a carbon monoxide detector!
36:15 9/26/23
Episode 2: Insulation - Keeping Warm & Keeping Costs Low
"The home is essentially the Yeti cooler." In this episode of "A Very Fine House," Pete and Marty, The Home Energy Pros, dive deep into the topic of insulation. They discuss the challenges of dealing with a cold and drafty home, especially in Northeast Ohio where spring can bring unexpected snowstorms. They emphasize that insulation is a year-round concern and not just for the winter months. Marty shares his experience of working with thousands of customers and how he prioritizes individual situations before making an assessment of a home heating concern. They also highlight the importance of conducting other diagnostics and assessments before implementing insulation solutions. Tune in to learn more about keeping your home safe, comfortable, and efficient! [00:01:59] Diagnosing drafty homes. [00:07:20] Home's leakage and insulation. [00:09:01] House as a system. [00:12:57] Attic insulation and its impact. [00:17:05] Insulating materials and their properties. [00:19:37] Foam off-gassing properties. [00:22:30] Air sealing and controlling humidity. [00:26:13] It pays you. Got a question that you think we can answer? Reach out to us and maybe we’ll answer it on the show! Check out our website - http://www.berryinsulation.com/ - and follow us on instagram. Subscribe so you never miss and episode! Special thanks to our Producer and Sound Designer, Noah Foutz, our Audio Engineer Zach Hurst, executive producers Michael DeAloia and David Allen Moss. Thanks for listening, and remember: Air seal, insulate, and ventilate!
30:15 9/12/23
Episode 1: PILOT - Everything You Need To Know
"So what are we doin' here, Marty?" "A Very Fine House" is a podcast brought to you by The Energy Pros, where hosts Pete and Marty help homeowners keep their homes safe, comfortable, and efficient. In today's episode, they cover a wide range of topics, including heating and cooling, insulation at Marty's company Berry Insulation, drafty attics, windows, doors, and more. Marty draws from his extensive experience working with homeowners to solve issues surrounding comfort, safety, and efficiency, and so he's created this podcast to serve as an educational tool, providing listeners with insights on how to improve their homes and save money. Pete and Marty address commonly asked questions, such as uneven temperatures in different areas of the house, funky basement smells, and cold additions. With their expertise and practical advice, you can take your house from a fine house, to A Very Fine House! Got a question that you think we can answer? Reach out to us and maybe we’ll answer it on the show! Check out our website - http://www.berryinsulation.com/ - and follow us on instagram. Subscribe so you never miss and episode! Special thanks to our Producer and Sound Designer, Noah Foutz, our Audio Engineer Zach Hurst, executive producers Michael DeAloia and David Allen Moss. Thanks for listening, and remember: Plastics!
32:32 8/29/23
A Very Fine House - Coming Soon!
Hosted by the Energy Pros, Marty and Pete, they'll bring guests on to teach you all about how to make your home more comfortable, safe, and efficient.
01:06 7/21/23