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Unvented Gas Space Heaters – Continued Delays

On Saturday the ASHRAE committee that has been trying to consider a standard affecting unvented gas space heaters for over 10 years was aga…

Started by John Proctor

10 Feb 3
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model...

Most, if not all, energy auditors that I come across in the real estate world have an energy auditing company that that is also a home perf…

Started by Rob Madden

10 Feb 3
Reply by Brad Cook

The effects of higher residential energy efficiency on the rest of the economy

This excited me: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-015-9392-9 The effect of more energy efficient households is shown to ripp…

Started by Harry Silver

0 Jan 30

Online access to utility Bills - Before Energy Audits

A question for all the home energy pros.  Do you request utility bills from the customer before a home visit for an energy audit?  How succ…

Started by SolyMoly, Inc

8 Jan 26
Reply by SolyMoly, Inc

Eco-Cottage Program Applauded By Housing Groups, Suppliers & Lenders

AmeriSus a leading player in the eco-kit home business kicked off a new program on MLK-day which will see 20 eco-cottages built in each sta…

Started by CharlieK

0 Jan 19

Call for Nominations: Tony Woods Award and Building Performance Hall of Fame

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2017 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Pe…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 19

Lighting replacement - 300 watt LED flood light

Dear all, I am going to replace the HPS with the LED in the backyard. May I ask that are core, universe LED flood lights suitable? Thanks a…

Started by Mary Sinkler

4 Jan 17
Reply by Jan E. Graveamker

Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

Originally posted here  Home performance is failing, yet there is a large contingent unwilling to acknowledge it is failing. It is failing…

Started by tedkidd

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

EZ Green Home is Hiring!

EZ Green Home is looking for a few good women and men in Maryland interested in doing home performance audits, quick home energy check-ups,…

Started by Chloe Chapman

0 Jan 5

What were R-value requirements of various code versions?

I'm trying to figure out what level of attic, wall, basement wall insulation levels were required by the different code versions over the y…

Started by Martin Newmark

8 Jan 5
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