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Many towns are now adopting the 2012 code about duct testing.  This is a great thing. However I have been looking around for answers to que…

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Plenum Pressure Match

I'm seeking an explanation on how to do a plenum pressure match using the Retrotec Duct Blaster. The user manual isn't very clear on contro…

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Placement of 5/8" firewall, over or under foam board insulation?

I'm adding onto my personal residence and since the house is within five feet of the property line, I'm being required to install 5/8" dryw…

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Air duct testing questions.

Many towns are now adopting the 2012 code about duct testing.  This is a great thing. However I have been looking around for answers to que…

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Real Estate Professionals need our support - but how?

I recently had the good luck to meet Craig Foley.  Craig is a Real Estate Professional and Building Performance advocate and he sent me thi…

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An example of what an RCC can do with no R- insulation in the walls.

I have had a handful of folks on this forum tell me, in effect,  that an RCC can do a very good job of insulating a wall with no R-rated in…

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Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic

As a rater and insulation contractor I personally respect the overall insulation properties of blown cellulose a lot more than blown fiberg…

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And the powers that be push back

These are some disturbing articles I read this week: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/as-hawaii-demands-utility-reform-thousands

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Placement of 5/8" firewall, over or under foam board insulation?

I'm adding onto my personal residence and since the house is within five feet of the property line, I'm being required to install 5/8" dryw…

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BPI and Porch.com Announce Collaborative Partnership

Today the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) and Porch.com announced a new partnership that will provide BPI GoldStar Contractors a…

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Join BPI at the 2014 Remodeling Show & DeckExpo

BPI is honored to be co-hosting the first ever Home Performance Pavilion on the exhibit floor of 2014 Remodeling Show and DeckExpo in Balti…

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Building Performance Forum Q&A with Larry Zarker

If you haven't signed up for the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum, what are you waiting for!? It's just around the corner, and the c…

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Extremely long wait for hot water

Hello Home Energy Pros, I have a customer I am advising who complains of extremely long wait times for hot water.  He has a rather large ho…

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