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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

Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

I have a customer in California who is putting in solar, and currently has a late model propane furnace.  They do not want air conditioning…

Started by Rich Johnson

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

NEW BOOK! Home Performance Diagnostics: the Guide to Advanced Testing

I'm very proud to have finished this monster and made it available to my colleagues and their students!  I hope you find it an indispensabl…

Started by Corbett Lunsford

7 Aug 16, 2013
Reply by Corbett Lunsford

See this: Chicago organizations team up to give underprivileged residents a chance at professional certifications.

If you're looking for a mid-day pick me up, have a look at how North Branch Works and Priority Energy are working together to give unemploy…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 15, 2013

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Seeking Innovation in Roofing Systems

Posted by Sarah OConnell on May 12, 2017 at 9:47am 0 Comments

Oak Ridge National Lab has partnered with GAF to host a technology challenge on roofing systems.  The challenge is part of the online crowdsourcing site, JUMP, and aims to identify innovation solutions for ensuring energy efficient and durable…

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Top tips for maintaining an evaporative cooler

Posted by Kobus Niemand on May 4, 2017 at 3:30am 0 Comments

Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers have become a top choice for anyone looking for an alternative cooling solution from their home or office. In the past, evap cooler technology was limited for use in large operations that have easy…

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Congratulations to the 2017 Race to Zero Winners!

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on May 9, 2017 at 6:56am 0 Comments

The Ryerson University and University of Toronto team topped the …

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Connecting the Dots: Real Estate and Home Performance

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A new type of conversation between REALTORS® and their clients is changing the real estate industry before our eyes. As homebuyers browse Zillow listings and spend…

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