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Don’t miss NREL’s four orientation webinars for the pilot Home Energy Professional certifications!

Take your career to the next level. Be among the first in the industry to earn the new Home Energy Professional certifications by taking BP…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Jun 25, 2012
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Reader Duct Testing Question

Hi all! One of our readers sent us the following question. Can you please help him out? "I clean air ducts and would like to expand into d…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

6 Jun 25, 2012
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Google+ Local: New Marketing Opportunity?

As you may have heard, Google+ (Google's equivalent to Facebook) recently merged with Google Places (it's local search product).  This repr…

Started by Johnny Ritzo

3 Jun 25, 2012
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"Single Action Bias"

Proponents of checklist audits, screening audits, survey audits, Home Energy Score audits, free audits and even simple measure installation…

Started by Mike Rogers

7 Jun 22, 2012
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Case studies using traditional residential financing to make green and/or energy efficient improvements.

I've been lurking on this site for quite some time and I wanted to say that this is a great source of information and there are some very k…

Started by Lisanne Jordan

3 Jun 22, 2012
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Insulating Rigid Ducts in attic space - best practices?

We run into a lot of uninsulated ducts in our hot Arizona attics. I would like to know other peoples best practices for insulating - produc…

Started by Craig Bird

6 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

BPI to Adopt ASHRAE Standard 62.2010?

Hello, I have received an email about how BPI is to adopt ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2010, replacing 62-89. Just wondering if anyone can explain…

Started by Eric Timon

13 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by Craig A. Lawson

Foam over Batts -- Dry Climate??

So, I'm out of my weight on this one, and could use some advice...   Good friend of mine with a lot of construction experience is now in Re…

Started by Don Hynek

7 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Application Deadline for Home Energy Professional Pilot Exams Extended!

BPI has extended its application deadline for candidates wishing to take BPI's pilot Home Energy Professional (HEP) certification exams. Al…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jun 20, 2012

Type V Residential Fireblocks - One part FOAM

I am concerned that HandiFoam, and other Fireblocks rated to Type V Residential Fireblocks are being used as high temp silicone caulk. I sp…

Started by Tim Marlett

5 Jun 18, 2012
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