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Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

Hello pros. Please see the attached pictures. Any insights on how you would insulate the 2nd story walls of this house? The house is locate…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

20 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Robert Haverlock

We are past the point of who's fault is it....

A client had a new double wide set (27x56) in1997 a couple years later had an addition (27x20) to the west side with 27x20 attached garage…

Started by billy g pinnick jr

1 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Another Window Question

We all know windows are cold in winter and do a poor job of keeping the heat in.  Unfortunately, the calculations that show the potential s…

Started by Bud Poll

1 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB; Prepares for Consumer Focused Marketing Campaign

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 9, 2014

Crawlspaces in Bay Area

Does anyone have any info/thoughts on the effectiveness of crawlspace vapor barriers over the soil in a vented crawlspace in the bay area,…

Started by Blake Shurtz

5 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

Selling your energy consumption back to the grid

Hi Everyone, I've been working on a product called Ohmconnect, which allows you to sell your electricity consumption back to the grid witho…

Started by Curtis Tongue

4 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Dan Buell

Phased Deep Retrofit Project in Florida

Dear Pros, How much could be saved in retrofits that blanketed a large group of homes with simple measures collected detailed audit informa…

Started by Danny S. Parker

14 Jan 8, 2014
Reply by Curt Kinder

A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts

We've recently launched a home energy calculator to help home owners and professionals alike estimate the heat energy gain and loss of home…

Started by HB

14 Jan 8, 2014
Reply by HB

bogus mail on Boilers?

I received this e mail today and i have an Oil Boiler in my home, so I was concerned about it.  New%20EPA%20Small%20Boiler%20Mandate%20%20J…

Started by Pat Dundon

1 Jan 5, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

How accurate do you think some of the program and policy energy improvement pricing suggestions are?

Ever wonder why some customers think your prices are too high? Might it be because some of them heard prices that where way too low from ou…

Started by Mike Rogers

4 Jan 3, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

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