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Do you like pizza and discussing home performance and energy efficiency topics?

If anyone is interested EFCA is having our in person Northern California home performance contractor meeting in Berkeley, California next T…

Started by Efficiency First California

0 Jun 14

Removal of bad smells from mold contaminated attic

Was asked to trouble shoot a mold issue in a Kneewall assembly.  When I arrived there was a damp and hot (+120) kneewall assembly that had…

Started by Tim Marlett

10 Jun 13
Reply by Glen Gallo

Solar panel leasing

Hello everyone,     I am doing some research into Solar panel leasing and I wanted to reach out to all of you for information.  There is a…

Started by Luis Hernandez

23 Jun 12
Reply by Jan Green

TREAT modeling of mid-rise apartments low heating load

Does anyone have experience using TREAT to model mid-rise (3-story) apartment buildings with interior corridors?  Our housing authority req…

Started by Jim Fowler

4 Jun 1
Reply by Don Hynek

Factory built Net Zero

The country’s first Zero Energy Ready manufactured home that is certified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is up and running in Russe…

Started by Steven Lefler

3 May 18
Reply by Steven Lefler

BDT with vermiculite in hollow CMU walls?

We don't have many brick homes around here in central Vermont. I recently visited a one-story ranch home that was built with exterior walls…

Started by Brad Cook

20 May 11
Reply by Jan Green

Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?

Hi there, I often get quizzed over the true cost to the user of installing a new boiler.  It seems to me consumers do not understand the co…

Started by Tom Smith

3 May 11
Reply by Brad Cook

My modular house

My house was recently featured. Here is my PGE 2015-2016 Annual Net Energy Metering contract "TIME OF USE" E-6 billing for one year of oper…

Started by Steven Lefler

0 May 4

Velocity Pressure Testing

Has anyone encountered a plenum only system with all flexible run outs and tried to get a velocity pressure when first run comes off within…

Started by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr.

2 Apr 15
Reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr.

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

18 Apr 7
Reply by Michael Dunseith

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