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Mold on a ceiling diffuser

I have a client that called today and said they had a mold like material on the ceiling next to a supply air outlet in a bedroom. We instal…

Started by Stephen Wierzbicki

3 Aug 20
Reply by John Nicholas

Solar hot water exterior pipes insulation

Hello everyone,     I was wondering if anyone has experience with insulating exterior pipes for maximum efficiency. Since there are some s…

Started by Luis Hernandez

1 Aug 15
Reply by Stephen Wierzbicki

Hot roof insulation opinion for North eastern area

Greetings everyone,     I has been a while and here I am again ready to pick your brains again. The more I read about the convenience of h…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Aug 13
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

How do we pay for the grid?

Ok, so some electric utilities are charging some form of up front and/or monthly added charge for those home owners who elect to install so…

Started by Bud Poll

5 Aug 12
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Ventilating Attics- Rafter Vents

There is a thorough literature on ventilating soffit vents correctly. In CA, many attic vents around the building perimeter are more vertic…

Started by Blake Shurtz

5 Aug 12
Reply by David Eakin

Duct blaster with asbestos?

I'd like to know if BPI has banned the use of the duct blaster in the presence of asbestos ductwork. Is this the case? If there is any docu…

Started by Blake Shurtz

7 Aug 7
Reply by Glen Gallo

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

9 Aug 6
Reply by Jan Green

Natural Insulation Poll

Natural Insulation Poll: Would you use it if it costs the same and has same R Value INSULATION POLL

Started by scottscontracting

2 Aug 3
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Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

I would like to know if you have experienced cost saving by switching to tankless? If you have a whole house or just one faucet? What brand…

Started by Damien Greenfield

84 Aug 1
Reply by tedkidd

PHIUS+2015 Climate-Specific Passive Building Standard

From Home Energy's July/August issue, written by Mike Knezovich, Director of Communications for PHIUS: In March, Passive House Institute US…

Started by Jim Gunshinan

6 Jul 30
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