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Building Codes to be voted on in Oct.

NAHB_Code_Action_Plan.pdf   Does anyone else have any concerns over this?

Started by William H Nickerson

4 Jul 19, 2013
Reply by Corbett Lunsford

Selecting a Water Heater

I am looking at updating the heating and water heating systems in a rental home I recently purchased.  Currently, there is a 4 year old Bur…

Started by Johnny Ritzo

15 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by Joe Romero

R-values for Code Performance Path - Fiberglass

A Builder in Michigan was using Rescheck to demonstrate 2009 IECC energy code compliance as part of the permit application process.  I was…

Started by John Kuiper

4 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Robert DV

BPI's Home Performance-Related Data Standards Published as BPI Standards

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that its BPI-2100-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Tr…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 8, 2013

Changing 80 Percent Furnaces to 90+

Can someone weigh in on what's involved to change out an 80 percent furnace (or worse) to a 90 percent (or better)?  In terms of both work…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

17 Jul 4, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Temperature Control Problems with Vision Thermostats

Temperature Control Problems with Vision Thermostats . The smoking gun is found! Plain old temperature control beats crazy electronic heat…

Started by Tom DelConte

5 Jun 28, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

Electrical system data loggers

A few years ago I was shopping for some sort of data logging electrical system monitor and came across some really interesting solid state…

Started by peter chang

19 Jun 22, 2013
Reply by William H Nickerson

Looking for residential building and remodeling experts

Making sure you residential building and remodeling professionals out there are aware of the call for presenters for the Wisconsin Better B…

Started by Anna Svensson

0 Jun 18, 2013

June's Stump the Chump: What's Wrong with this Picture?

Come check out BPI's monthly newsletter, Performance Matters! The image below was taken by Matt Schwoegler, a thermographer and infrared in…

Started by Mike Kandel

7 Jun 15, 2013
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

How to Add a Passively Cooled Wine Cellar?

I am working with a client on a home addition, and one element of the design is a wine cellar. Here are some basic facts about the existing…

Started by Nick Helmholdt

11 Jun 9, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

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