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How much should I demo -- deep retrofit

the more I look at the potential of remodeling our 100-year-old house, the more I think about super-insulating the walls. I'm looking for e…

Started by Don Hynek

8 Sep 27, 2012
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Controlling Passive Air Flow

I'm opening a separate discussion under a new thread as this one:

Started by Bud Poll

77 Sep 27, 2012
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The science of hot air rising

Evan, I'm hoping you will comment on this. Since energy myths are front and center at the moment I would like to discuss a single myth, the…

Started by Bud Poll

141 Sep 26, 2012
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Work in cold climate? Come to WI to check out Joe Nagan's cold climate homes course

Minimize lost profit, time and resources while improving the performance, efficiency and durability of the homes you build. Discover exactl…

Started by Anna Svensson

0 Sep 24, 2012

I was asked - Hey , LED guy do you have any recommendations...

So these day's I get asked that question either posed by friends & associates or in my role in solid state lighting sales. The question…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

3 Sep 21, 2012
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BPI Signs MoU with Zehnder America to Provide Quality Assurance Commissioning Services

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) and Zehnder America are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding allowing BPI's Qua…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Sep 19, 2012

Locating the Neutral Pressure Plane

I am not an energy Rater .. I am an architect I am curious if any "Home Energy Pros" make an effort to locate the Neutral Pressure Plane (N…

Started by John Brooks

49 Sep 18, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Consumer Energy Scam Watch

Open4Energy publishes lists of products that we believe make unreasonable claims in how they save consumers energy - which we define as "sc…

Started by Alexander Bischoff

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

Rick Gerardi's case for a "Performance Registry"

In NY, HPwES is in serious risk of collapse.  While short term triage "solutions" seem de rigueur, vision for sustainable long term cures,…

Started by tedkidd

23 Sep 14, 2012
Reply by Pat Dundon

Can HP programs afford to keep subsidizing all these free-riders?

First some facts: 1. The ARRA bubble era is over. Efficiency First has a webinar coming up next week that will claim that contractors don't…

Started by Tom Conlon

7 Sep 13, 2012
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