General Forum (951)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Insulation/venting/air barrier for cathedral ceiling

I have a client who has built a home that is ready for insulation. That said - it is what it is and I am not looking for what should have b…

Started by Craig Bird

21 Oct 29, 2013
Reply by tedkidd

Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

I know we have a lot of scientifically minded people here and I bet someone has access to a reliable test data showing the answer to the qu…

Started by Jack Baikoff

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

Real data on the magic of Low E coatings for cold climates?

I bet most of you are familiar with the claims of the window industry marketing a Low-E coating as a Cure-All for any house, any climate an…

Started by Jack Baikoff

2 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

Hot air language

One of the objectives of my many discussions on "why hot air rises" has been to change the way we describe that process.  The reason I beli…

Started by Bud Poll

14 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

Implementing ASHRAE 62.2

I work with a C.A.O. here in Ohio under the W.A.P. now that D.O.E. requires implementing ASHRAE 62.2  2010 as of PY 13 and 62.2  2013 in PY…

Started by billy g pinnick jr

14 Oct 19, 2013
Reply by Thom Knoll

Range Hood Draft

Recently we purchase a combination Samsung microwave / range hood. The venting system is 4-speed using 2 backward impeller fans. I measured…

Started by Roman

22 Oct 18, 2013
Reply by Roman

BPI Announces National Rollout of Advanced HEP Certifications

BPI is proud to announce the rollout of four new Home Energy Professional certifications - the only home performance certifications that ar…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 14, 2013

Does infiltration really reduce the r-value of our insulation?

Previously posted at: http://www.energyauditortalk.org/index.php?topic=1959.msg11251#new But Sean and I couldn't come to a full agreement.…

Started by Bud Poll

14 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

Unvented Roof Assembly

Hello Pros. I am seriously considering going with unvented roof assemblies for a couple of houses that may not offer viable\thorough attic…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

5 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Does adding drill-and-fill insulation to uninsulated exterior walls without re-cladding lead to moisture issues in the wall cavities?

Are you hesitant to add insulation to exterior walls of existing homes without also adding an exterior vapor barrier?  -OR- Have you been…

Started by Chris Stratton

6 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Jesse Erbel

RSS

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Profile IconAshley Noreuil, Fred Smith and Peter Moncada joined Home Energy Pros
24 minutes ago
George Matthews commented on George Matthews's event Proof is Possible Tour by the Home Performance Workshop
"Here is the flyer for the Advanced Techniques and Tools in Home Performance Friday October 7th at…"
12 hours ago
George Matthews posted an event

Proof is Possible Tour by the Home Performance Workshop at Truitt and White Lumber Conference Room

October 7, 2016 from 9am to 1pm
Building Energy Performance Testing is sponsoring the Proof is Possible Tour to come to the San…See More
13 hours ago
George Matthews replied to George Matthews's discussion Shortridge 8400 Flowhood for A/C airflow testing in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Here are the pics of the flowhood and airdata manometer"
Saturday
Sarah Holloway posted a photo
Friday
Joe Urycki added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
Thumbnail

TEC blower door and UEI combustion analyzer for sale

For sale is one used TEC Minneapolis blower door system: Includes model 3 fan with rings A and B,…See More
Friday
John Nicholas replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"The Nay side is well represented with the links already posted. I presented a neutral side, with…"
Friday
Ray Lehman replied to Kevin Emerson's discussion Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency
"Hey John, Thanks for the information.  Very good empirical data. While I agree that running…"
Friday

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service