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BPI Releases Initial Results of Quality Assurance Procedures for Proctors and Test Centers

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to release the initial results of its Quality Assurance procedures for proctors a…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Tom Conlon

Installing additional supply runs from the main trunk.

Here is a new area for me: The wisdom (or lack thereof) of adding supply duct runs in order to improve airflow to rooms that are uncomforta…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

16 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Cost of foam installation

I'm looking for some foam installation prices. I know each company is different and have there own overhead and all, and I also realize the…

Started by Paul Lasicki

4 Aug 7, 2012
Reply by Paul Lasicki

Thoughts on advertising through Angie's List and\or Service Magic.

Hello all my fellow champions of better buildings. I am strongly considering dropping some significant cash to begin advertising on Angie'…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

10 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by John Redmond

BPI Announces Quality Assurance Field Inspection Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its new Standard for Residential Building Quality Assurance Rela…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 3, 2012

portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

First time I've come across these units-- vents with 5" hose thru window , exhaust only ! located in 2nd fl bath of 1.5 srory with can lig…

Started by ken schaal

8 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Apply Now to Take the Home Energy Professional Pilot Exams

Due to strong contractor participation in BPI’s pilot Home Energy Professional certification exam program, BPI will hold an open applicatio…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 1, 2012
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

NYSERDA Announces Workforce Training Contract to Increase Involvement of Oilheat Industry in ‘Whole House’ Energy Efficiency Assessments

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced a $290,000 contract with Community Power Network of…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Aug 1, 2012

Green Training USA is looking for Certified BPI Trainers and Proctors - Colorado

Green Training USA is looking for people who are BPI certified to train and proctor students; opportunities are available in Colorado. If…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Aug 1, 2012

Green Training USA is looking for Certified BPI Trainers and Proctors - Maryland

Green Training USA is looking for people who are BPI certified to train and proctor students; opportunities are available in Maryland.   I…

Started by Green Training USA

0 Aug 1, 2012

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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