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Combined combustion tester CO + Manometer

Wondering if anyone has any feedback on the combustion analyzers that have integrated pressure measurements. I am getting ready to move to…

Started by Craig Bird

2 Nov 15, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Are "Stack Effect" and "Chimney Draft" the same?

A year plus ago J Brooks asked a question, "I am curious if you have found any references for the origin of the term "Stack Effect"?  Is it…

Started by Bud Poll

4 Nov 15, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

I'm hiring!

I have two open positions available for Energy Advisors in Delaware. If you're interested, please click the link below. https://icfi.taleo.…

Started by John White

0 Nov 15, 2013

Women in Home Performance article

Hi all! I'm the Assistant Editor for Home Energy Magazine and I'm working on an article for our 2014 year about women in home performance,…

Started by Macie Melendez

0 Nov 12, 2013

Calculating attic ventilation

All too often an existing home has far too little attic ventilation and some difficult choices for adding more.  We all know the existing,…

Started by Bud Poll

27 Nov 7, 2013
Reply by Roy L. Miller

Air sampling low pressure two part foam

Can anyone share their experience with air sampling of low pressure 2 part foam in residential homes? I'm about 20 hours into reading endle…

Started by Cory Chovanec

4 Nov 1, 2013
Reply by Bob Sullivan

The Building Analyst certification is upgrading....don't get left behind!

The Building Analyst certification is upgrading....don't get left behind! Click here to find out more about the BA upgrade: http://www.bp

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 31, 2013

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

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