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Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domest…

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Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...

Had been planning on building an unvented cathedral ceiling, but have since realized I need to vent it! Here's where I'm at so far on my co…

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Giving credit when disagreeing

It seems simple, if you quote someone you should give them credit and note the source.  But should you provide credit when you are assignin…

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Looking for home improvement companies to join our dealer network!

My name is Casey Gesell and I'm the Business Development Manager at Dr. Energy Saver, Inc. Dr. Energy Saver is the nation’s largest and fas…

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Non-continuous exterior insulation

Greetings everyone,      I have been asked to put 4 inches of closed cell rigid insulation in the first floor of a cottage, but not the se…

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Vinyl Siding with Integral Insulation

Hello Pros. I have a client for whom I'm about to engage in stage 3 of improving the comfort in his home. One of my partner contractors i…

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Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domest…

Started by robert jones in General Forum

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Can someone recommend a whole home water filtration system?

Hi, I have some friends that recently purchased a home in the pacific northwest. Apparently there is a lot of iron in the water and they'r…

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A WARNING ON VINYL SIDING

Back in 2003 I was called out to a home in Sacramento.  I was called there in the begining of summer.  The prior winter the home was painte…

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FLIR i-7 for sale

Hi, I have a very lightly used FLIR 1-7 for sale.   i-7, serial # 60101-4267.  Full hard case and everything. Asking $1400.

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Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...

Had been planning on building an unvented cathedral ceiling, but have since realized I need to vent it! Here's where I'm at so far on my co…

Started by Tony Rigdon in General Forum

3 Feb 22
Reply by David Meiland

How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

On the Freaknomics Radio podcast last week (freaknomics.org) they interview Arik Levinson about his recent article "How Much Energy Do Buil…

Started by Tom Barrett in General Forum

23 Feb 21
Reply by Dennis Heidner

smoky neighbor

Here's an odd one - in a suburban neighborhood one person constantly is burning wood to heat his home- the problem is the next door neighbo…

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8 Feb 19
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