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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…

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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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Abandoning under-slab HVAC ductwork which fills with groundwater seasonally.

Our company is building a custom home in Wyoming on a site with high ground water. The client wanted to have supplemental forced-air heatin…

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Energy Savings Guarantee for single family dwellings in cold climate??

Hi there, In previous years some orgs provided an Energy Savings Guarantee (ESG) for retrofits to single family dwellings (not MURBs) in th…

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Volunteers needed for Solar Decathlon 2017 - Denver, Co.

Solar Decathlon needs volunteers to work alongside Solar Decathlon organizers serving as a greeter, docent, visitor liaison, education day…

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Join Home Energy Pros on Linkedin to stay connected

This platform was invaluable to great in-network discussions and conversations. I have created a LinkedIn group for all of us to stay in to…

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Tonight is EFCA's Monthly Online Meeting for Contractors

If anyone is interested tonight at 5:30 PM PST is EFCA's once a month virtual meeting for contractors. Our monthly North Bay virtual chapte…

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0 Sep 6

Origin of guarded blower door testing

Does anyone know the origin of guarded blower door testing, and when the process was first developed? I know it goes back to the early to…

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10 Sep 6
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Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF)

I would be very much interested in knowing, as professionals) how many members have had questions about Health Issues from EMF (Electro Mag…

Started by Barry L NewDelman

7 Aug 31
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BPI Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship

The Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship was originally launched on September 12, 2016. The Building Performance Institute, Inc. awards this sch…

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0 Aug 29

Managing energy costs quotes

Hello, We're looking for quotes to use in our leaflet 'Managing your energy costs' and wondered if you could help. It's all about looking a…

Started by Joe Clark

0 Aug 11

When is it too windy to use blower door?

It has been a windy week out here in Phoenix, AZ this past week. I have a few tricks that I have used that works only sometimes. I use an e…

Started by Brandon Walton

17 Aug 10
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