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BPI Announces ANSI Accreditation as a Certifying Body

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), a nationally recognized standards development and credentialing organization, is proud to a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 31, 2012

Blower Door Depressurization and the Human Ear

Has anyone ever heard of blower door depressurization effecting infants ears?  Is there a place where one could find out more about the sub…

Started by Tim Marlett

3 Aug 30, 2012
Reply by Paul Morin

Open combustion furnace in an attic that has been sealed at the end walls and roof.

I have a client that had the attic of their home insulated a couple years back with spray foam. The attic contains an open combustion furna…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

35 Aug 24, 2012
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Blower Door Depressurization and the Human Ear

Has anyone ever heard of blower door depressurization effecting infants ears?  Is there a place where one could find out more about the sub…

Started by Tim Marlett

4 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Any thoughts on the Aeroseal product?

Has anyone had experience with the Aeroseal duct sealing product? I am aware of how it works, but I wanted to see if there are any pros and…

Started by Tom Walther

15 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Has anyone heard of Greenlet? Me neither until today

Good afternoon, I just signed up for a pilot program that monitors and regulates electricity consumption during peak demand loads for A/C w…

Started by randy tolowski

8 Aug 23, 2012
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Online Communities for Creating Change: Home Energy Pros

Just got back from ACEEE Summer Study where Evan Mills, Tom White and I gave a presentation on the Home Energy Pros community. It was wonde…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Aug 20, 2012

The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

We're moving our office space and doing a lot of the build-out ourselves.  In our HVAC overhaul, we need to replace the manual thermostat w…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

62 Aug 17, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

University of Guam to offer Building Performance Institute Building Analyst / Energy Auditor Training

The University of Guam Professional and International Programs office in collaboration with everblue, which specializes in green jobs and s…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 16, 2012

Follow ACEEE Summer Study on Twitter

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings is happening NOW!   Follow the action on twitter using the hashtag: #summerstudy  

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Aug 14, 2012

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