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How Do You Market Your Energy Auditing Co?

Hi,  My name is Noah and I am new to both this site and energy auditing and retrofitting.This group seems great, and I was just wondering…

Started by Noah Glatfelter

15 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Ira Eisenstein

condensation in attic

visited attic of a house built in 1972 in columbus ohio.  problem is condensation and frost on underside of roof sheathing in attic.  air t…

Started by Dwayne M Petko

24 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Joseph Novella

Sources for duct insulation savings

Does anyone have any sources for savings estimates for wrapping ducts? In particular - I am interested to know the performance difference…

Started by Craig Bird

7 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by John Nicholas

Interest in a Home Performance Quality Assurance group?

Hi Home Energy Pros! My organization recently began doing quality assurance for Michigan Saves and BetterBuildings for Michigan - two state…

Started by Nick Helmholdt

1 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Home Manager vs. Home Automation

HouseWide Utiliti designs professional "home manager systems" as opposed to consumer electronics "home automation". What's the difference?…

Started by Gary LaForge

0 Feb 14, 2013

Hawaii's Solution to Faster Solar Deployment

One of the biggest obstacles to renewable energy deployment in the US is overcoming the utility and AHJ review process. Long processing tim…

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Feb 12, 2013

BPI Tony Woods Award Call for Nominations

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Pe…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Feb 11, 2013

New Insurance regulations on HPwES in CT

Any of the other HPwES contractors having an issue with the new insurance regulations for 2013?

Started by Gary Baggett

0 Feb 8, 2013

Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

I am sure this is a challenge that some of you have faced before: You have an air handling system with fresh air intake that is ducted into…

Started by Jack Baikoff

22 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Dale Sherman

Ahhh...home inspection! The things we find!

A colleague sent this along and I thought I would share.  Buckle up, folks.  This is what we're up against! http://blog.sfgate.com/onthebl

Started by George Kopf

1 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by David Meiland

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