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Another unvented roof question

I have a gable roof that is now part of the conditioned space. can I use 8" of polyiso directly under the roof sheathing, foamed around the…

Started by randy tolowski

4 Mar 28
Reply by randy tolowski

NRG-1 polyiso

Hello fellow energy geeks.Does anyone have any information on a polyiso board named NRG-1? Johns- Manville produced NRG-2And now produces N…

Started by randy tolowski

0 Mar 27

BPI Introduces New BPI.org for Consumers

BPI has a new home on the web! BPI.org is a new interactive website designed to educate homeowners on the value of home performance energy…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Mar 19
Reply by Ben Jacobs

Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...

Had been planning on building an unvented cathedral ceiling, but have since realized I need to vent it! Here's where I'm at so far on my co…

Started by Tony Rigdon

8 Mar 11
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Green Mortgage Appraisal Roundtable

For an overview of the March 11, 2014, roundtable at the White House Conference Center, take a look at my blog.  http://adomatis.wordpress.…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA

1 Mar 8
Reply by Crosbey Archery

Tax Time Blues

There is a tax credit available to homeowners who have walls insulated. The credits were continued last year in a budget deal to cover tax…

Started by Jim Gunshinan

1 Mar 6
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domest…

Started by robert jones

6 Mar 5
Reply by Michael Dunseith

When your shower is in your kitchen...

Interesting question by Leanne Maxwell, former colleague at Home Energy: "Aside from all of the obvious logistical issues of having a showe…

Started by Jim Gunshinan

3 Mar 5
Reply by Stan Kuhn

Have you heard!? BPI's BSP Certificate Approved as Home Energy Score Prerequisite!

The Building Performance Institute's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge has been approved by the U.S. Department of…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Mar 4
Reply by Ben Jacobs

Hobo Data loggers for sale

I have recently retired and no longer have need of these, which are all in like new condition.  I have about $1300 invested,  I have more d…

Started by Larry Gorman

0 Mar 4

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