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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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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…

Started by Rob Madden

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Reply by Jan Green

A Growing American Problem In Search Of Valid Answers

Lack of "affordable" housing seems to be in all the media right now. What that means in specific locations is different, but in this episod…

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Im looking for a blower door / duct blaster / manometer rental in So Cal

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How effective are whole house air cleaners?

A local home performance contractor recommended a whole house air cleaner as part of a major proposed home performance upgrade for a friend…

Started by Bruce Ceniceros

5 Dec 1
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Energy Auditing Software

Two quick questions regarding REM/Rate software...I have recently downloaded and find it very easy to use for energy auditing.  However: 1…

Started by Rob Madden

3 Dec 1
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Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Check out this bogus claim from pge@email.opower.com that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise co…

Started by Tom Conlon

9 Nov 23
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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros, I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electrici…

Started by Kevin Emerson

7 Nov 23
Reply by Bryan Gabriel

Unknown Old Insulation

I'm pretty sure I've never seen this stuff before. It's installed in rafters as batts, held in place by cardboard sheets below. Papery cons…

Started by Paul Bowman

19 Nov 10
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Manual J online

Can anyone suggest an online manual J course please. There are so many of them and I can't tell which is good or not. Thank you in advance

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13 Nov 3
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Applications for Jon Siemen Scholarship Due by 11/31

Thinking of obtaining a BPI Quality Control Inspector (QCI), Energy Auditor (EA), Crew Leader, or Retrofit Installer certification for the…

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