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Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert

I'm excited to be the lone speaker for the last in a series of lectures for the Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series!  The event is 6/2…

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Business Metrics for High-Performance Homes: A Colorado Springs Case Study

This report by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Program seeks to evaluate the correlation between energy efficiency (repres…

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Poll: How old is your blower door?

Take our latest poll:   How old is your blower door? Feel free to discuss this topic in the comments below.

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Poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance?

Take our latest poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance? Feel free to discuss this topic in the comments bel…

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Vent Cap Systems and SENSIT Technologies Products Added to BPI Product List

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has recognized four new products in its Product Listing Program that meet or exceed industry…

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Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters

I'm considering purchasing the AirAdvice for Homes indoor air quality monitor but it seems to have a steep price attached to it.   I have a…

Started by Rob Madden, Solar Home Broker

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ERV Configuration

Greetings everyone,      I did an energy audit on this new home that is too tight and needs mechanical ventilation, so I thought to tell t…

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White Paper: Duct Airtightness Testing

Executive Summary This paper explains important considerations that help weatherization professionals and HVAC contractors identify the…

Started by Kim Tanner

0 Jul 15

Slab Edge Insulation - A Side Thread to Melissa's Question

Melissa Baldridge inquired about installing slab edge insulation on a potential E-Star certified project.   Her question is a great one for…

Started by John Nicholas

1 Jul 14
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

ENERGY STAR - Slab Insulation

Folks, Let's say I have a client who's building slab on grade and intending to certify E-STAR.  I'm in CZ 5B.  According to the Thermal En…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

1 Jul 8
Reply by John Nicholas

Tax credit for wood burning stove?

On http://www.wisconsinwoodenergy.org/find-a-grant-to-fund-your-project.html it says that wood burning stoves qualify for up to a $300 inco…

Started by Derrick Koehn

0 Jul 7

Poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool?

Take our latest poll: What is you favorite or most important home performance diagnostic or measurement tool? Feel free to discuss this t…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

6 Jul 7
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BPI Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) Second Pilot Certification Form Now Available

In the beginning of April, BPI launched the first form of the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) credential pilot exam at the ACI National Home P…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jul 6

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