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Call for Nominations: Tony Woods Award and Building Performance Hall of Fame

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2017 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Pe…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 19

Lighting replacement - 300 watt LED flood light

Dear all, I am going to replace the HPS with the LED in the backyard. May I ask that are core, universe LED flood lights suitable? Thanks a…

Started by Mary Sinkler

4 Jan 17
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Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

Originally posted here  Home performance is failing, yet there is a large contingent unwilling to acknowledge it is failing. It is failing…

Started by tedkidd

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

EZ Green Home is Hiring!

EZ Green Home is looking for a few good women and men in Maryland interested in doing home performance audits, quick home energy check-ups,…

Started by Chloe Chapman

0 Jan 5

What were R-value requirements of various code versions?

I'm trying to figure out what level of attic, wall, basement wall insulation levels were required by the different code versions over the y…

Started by Martin Newmark

8 Jan 5
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Get Featured on BPI's New Website!

Want your company featured on BPI's future new professionals site? It's great, free marketing for you and your company! Comment your images…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jan 5

Blower Door Testing With James Brown...

had to laugh when I saw this on YouTube...

Started by Rob Madden

0 Dec 13, 2016

Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

If one had a large-scale home retrofit program with the goal of saving energy, what would be the pros and cons of a policy to replace all s…

Started by Barbara Smith

18 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Allan Bullis

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

19 Dec 8, 2016
Reply by Kelly

A Growing American Problem In Search Of Valid Answers

Lack of "affordable" housing seems to be in all the media right now. What that means in specific locations is different, but in this episod…

Started by David Eakin

9 Dec 8, 2016
Reply by Steven Lefler

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