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Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domest…

Started by robert jones

6 Mar 5
Reply by Michael Dunseith

When your shower is in your kitchen...

Interesting question by Leanne Maxwell, former colleague at Home Energy: "Aside from all of the obvious logistical issues of having a showe…

Started by Jim Gunshinan

3 Mar 5
Reply by Stan Kuhn

Have you heard!? BPI's BSP Certificate Approved as Home Energy Score Prerequisite!

The Building Performance Institute's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge has been approved by the U.S. Department of…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Mar 4
Reply by Ben Jacobs

Hobo Data loggers for sale

I have recently retired and no longer have need of these, which are all in like new condition.  I have about $1300 invested,  I have more d…

Started by Larry Gorman

0 Mar 4

Home Energy's March/April issue is live!

The March/April issue is now live on www.homeenergy.org. This month's articles include: Editorial: At Home with the Internet of Annoying…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

0 Mar 3

Looking for home improvement companies to join our dealer network!

My name is Casey Gesell and I'm the Business Development Manager at Dr. Energy Saver, Inc. Dr. Energy Saver is the nation’s largest and fas…

Started by Casey Gesell

7 Mar 2
Reply by Casey Gesell

Non-continuous exterior insulation

Greetings everyone,      I have been asked to put 4 inches of closed cell rigid insulation in the first floor of a cottage, but not the se…

Started by Luis Hernandez

11 Mar 1
Reply by Don Hynek

Vinyl Siding with Integral Insulation

Hello Pros. I have a client for whom I'm about to engage in stage 3 of improving the comfort in his home. One of my partner contractors i…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

18 Feb 27
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Can someone recommend a whole home water filtration system?

Hi, I have some friends that recently purchased a home in the pacific northwest. Apparently there is a lot of iron in the water and they'r…

Started by Brady Mills

5 Feb 26
Reply by Glen Gallo

A WARNING ON VINYL SIDING

Back in 2003 I was called out to a home in Sacramento.  I was called there in the begining of summer.  The prior winter the home was painte…

Started by Hal Skinner

0 Feb 26

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