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Foam insulation on attic floor

Started by Larry Nissman in General Forum. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr 10 hours ago. 5 Replies

IECC 2012 & 2015 Compliance & HRVs

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters

Started by Rob Madden, Solar Home Broker in General Forum. Last reply by Rob Madden, Solar Home Broker yesterday. 9 Replies

ENERGY STAR - Slab Insulation

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum. Last reply by Melissa Baldridge yesterday. 2 Replies

ERV Configuration

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum. Last reply by William H Nickerson yesterday. 6 Replies

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Is the Perfect Wall Realistic?

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on July 18, 2016 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

Wrong question. The right question is what can we do to help builders design and construct more perfect walls without losing their shirts? At Building America, we have an idea for a tool to do this.

Since 1995, Building America Program experts have developed more than 100 innovations that…

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Building with Rocks, Rocks. Check out the Drying Potential

Posted by Chris Laumer-Giddens on July 26, 2016 at 3:30am 0 Comments

Building with Rocks, Rocks! Check out the Drying Potential.

Check this out! This 24" x 48" x 2" thick piece of rigid stone wool insulation was left out overnight (on purpose) on the High Performance Tiny House project site, to see how it handles a deluge of rain, which we knew was coming. One of the many …

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: Home Energy Pros at 5 and 5000

Posted by Evan Mills on July 25, 2016 at 10:34am 0 Comments

Over the past five years, the Home Energy Pros social network has grown from a twinkle in our eyes to a vibrant community of 5000 doers and shakers in the home performance world. The membership represents a rich cross-section of participants in the home energy performance movement, including:

  • Energy auditors
  • Building contractors
  • Insulation contractors
  • HVAC contractors
  • Home inspectors
  • Appraisers
  • Real Estate…
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Boosting Insulation Can Reduce Energy Use, Pollution

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on July 18, 2016 at 2:32pm 0 Comments

Those of us working within the building industry or energy efficiency space in existing homes know that boosting insulation levels can reduce energy use, cut consumer costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, there’s been a modest amount of data to quantify the extent of the benefits—particularly at the state level. Until now.

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