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How would you makeover Downton Abbey?

NAR's public consumer advocacy website is HouseLogic. This month they are featuring an interesting twist to increase consumer interest in e…

Started by Laura Reedy Stukel

22 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by William Reid

A Spot for Tech Questions (Spot! Here Spot!)

My firm provides post-installation inspections and owners representative services - independent guidance during installation similar to ind…

Started by John Porterfield

1 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Looking for BPI professionals in Kentucky

Hello everyone, I just joined this site to get the word out that our company, 7 Oaks Home Inspections, LLC through sister company 7 Oaks E…

Started by Hope Kelley

1 Oct 11, 2012
Reply by Chris Stratton

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Released for Public Comment

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that a red-lined version of its BPI-1100-T-201x: Home Energy Auditing…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 5, 2012

BPI Accepting Applications for Standards Technical Committees

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on BPI's Standards Tech…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 4, 2012

New LBNL Resource: Steps to Improving Ventilation in Existing Homes

http://resaveguide.lbl.gov/ Context: This work was done under RESAVE, a California Energy Commission (CEC) Public Interest Energy Research…

Started by Evan Mills

2 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Barry Stephens

Dubious Marketing

I was perusing the Home Energy Pros posts as I often do and ran across a post regarding a radiant barrier insulation product Costco was of…

Started by Glen Gallo

1 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

What shall we do?

RESNET has proposed an amendment to their standards to define the word "shall". The proposed amendment is open for public comment until thi…

Started by Darrel Tenter

3 Oct 1, 2012
Reply by Glen Gallo

BPI's "Delta Standard" Published as American National Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-2400-S-2012: Standard Practice for the Standardized Qualificat…

Started by Mike Kandel

2 Oct 1, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Domestic HWH diverter missing, or just different?

Hi everyone, I haven't been in the game too long (two years), but I have been in a few hundred houses. I have never seen a DHW exhaust li…

Started by Rob Buchanan

8 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Cory Chovanec

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