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Consumer Reports recommends BPI credentialed contractors!

In their latest issue, which hits newsstands this October, Consumer Reports unequivocally recommends BPI certified contractors as the profe…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Sep 10, 2013

Check it out! The video every HVAC contractor should see.

Here’s an inside look at incorporating home performance into your HVAC business from two of the industry's leading contractors. Learn how s…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Sep 3, 2013

Know Your House Facts

Faced with Home Manager retirement, what should a homeowner do? Know your House Facts.  By design, “Variable Air Volume” is the foundation…

Started by Gary LaForge

4 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by Bob Blanchette

How Do We Make Energy Efficiency Sexy, or at Least Interesting?

I was reading my local newspaper and a photo showing a man and his electric bill caught my attention. His electric bill was more than $7,00…

Started by Jim Gunshinan

2 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Congratulations to NYSERDA for completing 50,000 projects under Home Performance with ENERGY STAR!

After more than 12 years of hard work and dedication to the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, NYSERDA is celebrating the completio…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by tedkidd

Are Energy Pros the OB-GYNs of the Real Estate Industry?

I was just looking over ACCA's new revised standard out for comment: Existing Homes Evaluation and Performance Improvement - ANSI/ACCA 12 Q…

Started by Tom Conlon

4 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by Tom Conlon

QA/QC just made simple with Retrotec DM-32 manometer

OK everybody- I just participated in (and controlled) a blower door test 1000 miles away while I sat in the comfort of my office.  The ingr…

Started by Corbett Lunsford

0 Aug 26, 2013

“Prize Activity” Submit Your ET Solar Project Pictures

Pick up your camera, and take some photos for your ET Solar projects. The more pictures you submit, the more chances to you have to win pri…

Started by ET Solar

0 Aug 25, 2013

Need Help Decoding a Couple of Nameplates

Does anybody know what the decoding formula is for a Takagi T-K2 Flash Water Heater?  Can't seem to find Takagi products on my regular deco…

Started by Bachi Brunato

4 Aug 25, 2013
Reply by Om Builder & construction

Extraordinarily High CO Reading on a Furnace Vent: 3950 PPM

I just tested  Fraser & Johnston natural draft furnace and got the highest CO reading that I've ever seen:  3950 PPM (air free). Model…

Started by Bachi Brunato

6 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

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