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Blower door testing on multi bi-folds

Have anyone performed a blower door test on a new home that has a multi bi-fold door installed on an exterior wall? (As in NanaWall, Lanai…

Started by Armando Cobo

14 Apr 17, 2012
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Smartgrids, Smartstats, and Variable Peak Pricing

We're on a project installing "smartstats" for customers. I'd like to get some feedback to what other Building Science guys thought about t…

Started by Bob Blanchette

1 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by Tom Delconte

'See through' Radiant Barrier window attachment?

Liteline companies ‘In’Flector’ I was introduced to this product around a month ago, however, it apperently has been around many years.  I…

Started by Hal Skinner

12 Apr 5, 2012
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Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

Passive-solar has been known to work well but certain things about our architecture fail the thermodynamic efficiency test and there are re…

Started by Tom Mallard

48 Apr 2, 2012
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Follow the ACI National Home Performance Conference on Twitter at #ACI12

Looks like a lot of pros are at ACI National! Follow the ACI National Home Performance Conference on Twitter using #ACI12. Here's what they…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

9 Mar 30, 2012
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CEM Preparation course

The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN) is offering a number of FREE courses check out their website. Funded by Utility Companies

Started by randy tolowski

1 Mar 29, 2012
Reply by Jim Peck

#BestBuy selling kilowatt hours in Chicago

Is this a good thing or not?  http://bit.ly/GRHBNt

Started by Melissa Baldridge

1 Mar 26, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Free 2012 Green Technology Summit April 26-27

    In 2008 California introduced the nation's first green building code, known as CALGreen. Published initially as a voluntary code, i…

Started by Ronald L. Stevens

0 Mar 23, 2012

Proper posting of commercial information

The original HEP Guidelines stated that the community is not to be used for promotional purposes. This was a natural way to begin, but as t…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

2 Mar 23, 2012
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Free online training from EERE

I had forgotten about this site. Before you take a course in EE set up an account at https://trainingportal.ee.doe.gov/nwtp they have very…

Started by randy tolowski

4 Mar 23, 2012
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

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