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Blower Door Testing

I've been asked to perform blower door testing on a house that is to be built.The architects builders estimate specifications state " Perfo…

Started by Thomas Varney

5 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

Cost of training and certification

I'm curious about why training and certification in our industry is so expensive. If everyone was getting grants, I could see how $1600 for…

Started by Andrew Aliferis

11 Apr 10, 2013
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deep energy modeling article

Started by William H Nickerson

2 Apr 4, 2013
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Adding Value for Energy Efficient Features During the Appraisal Process

Recently, I was asked to manage another realtors' listings and buyer clients while she went on vacation out of the country.  One of her lis…

Started by Jan Green

4 Mar 29, 2013
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Affordable, effective and easy to install HRV?

Hi everyone, I'm looking for a whole house ventilation solution that I can recommend to clients. I have no experience installing these, so…

Started by Andrew Aliferis

7 Mar 28, 2013
Reply by John Nicholas

NC Attempting 2012 IECC Rollback

NC is trying to roll back the 2012 IECC to 2006 IECC. That will effectively put NC at the back of the pack and we won't get another update…

Started by Michael Matthews

0 Mar 28, 2013


One of the many green, energy efficiency websites I am subscribed to sent out an email last week that had an article and talked about a pap…

Started by Elizabeth Guinn

0 Mar 26, 2013

Heat Pump Problem - Aux mode

All, This question is about my own home (I work in energy policy and have only a passing knowledge so far of actually working on home equip…

Started by Austin Brown

5 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Austin Brown

Installing asphalt shingle roofing around dormers – a how-to primer

Here is an article I wrote about Installing asphalt roofing. I've attached the text here, and the link is within the body. Sorry if this is…

Started by Dale Eklund

1 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

I have an under-insulated roof above a "cathedral ceiling".  The shingles need to be replaced this year.  It occurred to me that this could…

Started by George Whiting

24 Mar 25, 2013
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