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Rick Gerardi's case for a "Performance Registry"

In NY, HPwES is in serious risk of collapse.  While short term triage "solutions" seem de rigueur, vision for sustainable long term cures,…

Started by tedkidd

23 Sep 14, 2012
Reply by Pat Dundon

Can HP programs afford to keep subsidizing all these free-riders?

First some facts: 1. The ARRA bubble era is over. Efficiency First has a webinar coming up next week that will claim that contractors don't…

Started by Tom Conlon

7 Sep 13, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Everblue Interviews BPI CEO Larry Zarker

Read Everblue's interview with BPI CEO Larry Zarker, during which he discusses the future of the industry, his background and role in it, a…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Sep 12, 2012
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Fun with Neutral Pressure Planes (NPP)

Greetings First of all...... * As we upgrade and build new....   I think it is time to eliminate atmospherically vented appliances from the…

Started by John Brooks

87 Sep 9, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

“I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

“I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”   I was asked this question by a potential c…

Started by Glen Gallo

45 Sep 8, 2012
Reply by Jim Shankle

Will energy management services replace the utilities business of today?

Improving energy efficient home with insulation will save money and carbon. Energy assessment should be carried out to lower utility bills.…

Started by NancyWarren

0 Sep 8, 2012

Recommended Intumescent Coatings for Polyurethane Foam Insulation

Hello folks. I am looking for quality intumescent coatings for closed-cell spray and rigid foam insulation.  I want to use the coatings f…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

4 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Leba Lualdi

What is the value of using a pressure pan to test outlets?

I had this question recently and my response was: If the blower door takes the home up to 50 Pa, and the pressure pan reading across the ou…

Started by Colin Genge

18 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Colin Genge

Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

I am one of those people involved with ‘a’ radiant barrier product, just one.  Over the years I have tested ours vs a few dozen of our comp…

Started by Hal Skinner

16 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

This is an offshoot from Hal's thread on the need for better classification of radiant barriers: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topics

Started by Bud Poll

25 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

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