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DOE Home Energy Score

Is anybody out there using the DOE Home Energy Score?  If so, are you using it as a supplement to current WAP/home performance work or are…

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How do you define and guarantee quality?

Proof is possible!  That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They a…

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BBRN Peer Exchange Call Summaries - Great archive!

Have you joined any of the Better Building Residential Network's peer exchange calls? These topical calls are more discussion than webinar…

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Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model...

Most, if not all, energy auditors that I come across in the real estate world have an energy auditing company that that is also a home perf…

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Be Among the First to View BPI's New Website!

Want to be part of the elite group of individuals that views the new BPI professional website before its launch? Want your input heard befo…

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Too many BTU's. Too much horsepower?

I have a 20 year old house with a 2 1/2 ton A/C for the lower floor and a 1 1/2 ton A/C for the upper floor. The 1 1/2 ton condenser went b…

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Stack/wind pressure and flow networks.

Hello my first post,  I'm wondering if there is anyone about who could advise on the calculations involved in determining flow networks for…

Started by Daniel James Grundy in Training

5 Mar 23
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BDT with vermiculite in hollow CMU walls?

We don't have many brick homes around here in central Vermont. I recently visited a one-story ranch home that was built with exterior walls…

Started by Brad Cook in General Forum

2 Mar 23
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Where to install the vapor barrier for a finished basement?

I have an audit customer that is in the process of finishing his basement. The basement foundation walls are poured concrete. He has instal…

Started by Jim Klebes in HVAC

11 Mar 9
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Strange IR Image

Did an energy assessment today and captured this image of an exterior wall. I believe the wall is framed, with sheet rock and a brick faca…

Started by Larry Nissman in General Forum

7 Mar 9
Reply by Brad Cook

Major problems which can cause troubles in boilers

Most boilers come with a manufacturer’s warranty. But after a few years, we experience some common boiler problems. Such problems can be ad…

Started by Thermodyne Boilers in General Forum

1 Mar 2
Reply by Brad Cook

How do you define and guarantee quality?

Proof is possible!  That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They a…

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9 Feb 28
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BPI Supports Strong Consumer Protection in Residential PACE Financing Programs

Since 2009, more than 100,000 homeowners have made energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to their homes through residential P…

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