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Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (supported by the U.S. Department of Energy) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine. 

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Manual J online

Started by Benny hani in General Forum. Last reply by Bob Blanchette 17 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Blower Door Testing on Energy Star v3 home

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum. Last reply by Bud Poll 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

Unknown Old Insulation

Started by Paul Bowman in General Forum. Last reply by Kerry Parslow on Monday. 16 Replies

Fireplace drafts

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Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Posted by Amber Vignieri on October 14, 2016 at 9:39am 0 Comments

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.

Beck approached the …


Insulation Institute’s Blog Features Addison Project

Posted by Diane Jackson on October 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

We love talking high-performance — with clients AND colleagues — so it’s cool to be featured on North American Insulation Manufacturers Association/Insulation Institute’s blog on using fiberglass insulation, along with other products and processes, to build Zero Energy Ready Homes.

Following is a copy of NAIMA’s blog post:…


Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved

Posted by Amber Vignieri on September 30, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

ComEd’s Hourly Pricing program allows participants to pay the hourly, wholesale market price for electricity. By conserving electricity usage when prices are high through simple behavior changes, customers can increase their savings. Elevate Energy administers the program and provides customer services to approximately 11,000 participants to help them manage costs, including high price alerts by email, phone or text, an online…



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Bob Blanchette replied to Benny hani's discussion Manual J online
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Bud Poll replied to Rob Madden's discussion Blower Door Testing on Energy Star v3 home
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