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Energy Auditing Software and Reporting

For the past 2 years, I have been manually collecting data and generating reports in word. I offer a short report (4-7 pages) which covers…

Started by robert post

29 Jan 10, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Can blown loose insulation be used in cantilever floor?

Hi all, Happy New Year! Question-- can blown insulation be used in cantilever floor? Extends 3 to 6 feet. Climate: Atlanta, GA Mom has l…

Started by Chris Heenan

8 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Allan G Hurst

Ambient Combustable Gas

I recently audited a home and found my gas leak detector (TIF 8800A) went off when I entered the home.  This was the first time I noticed i…

Started by Dmitri A Martin

6 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Tom Barrett

New 25e TAX CREDIT BILL - Good or Bad for Biz?

Hey Everyone! Please take a moment and check our the new 25e TAX CREDIT bill and let me know what you think.  http://www.efficiencyfirst.…

Started by Kiaya Schnellmann

8 Jan 5, 2012
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Vinyl batt to metal frame ware house

I have a strange question that has never come up before.  I have a customer that would like vinyl batts adhered to the wall of a metal fram…

Started by Timothy Renz

3 Jan 4, 2012
Reply by Ed Ballard

Help from other states concerning Combustion Safety Testing.

I'm searching for information from other states that have ammended policies concerning who can do combustion safety testing and the license…

Started by Gary Baggett

10 Dec 29, 2011
Reply by Gary Baggett

Ventilation for Spray Foam retrofit

I have a flat roof home with 3 feet of clearance from attic floor to ceiling. It is 1920 square feet, existing home. The space is unvented,…

Started by Craig Bird

3 Dec 15, 2011
Reply by tedkidd

D.I.Y. Services to Homeowners. Do they make sense?

Here is a scenario:   You are a home performance contractor. Sales are down (slightly or significantly). Homeowners in your area just don't…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

9 Dec 9, 2011
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Mold on exterior walls

I have been doing a good deal of research into the topic of mold that has grown on exterior walls (and appears to be spreading).   I have h…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

10 Dec 7, 2011
Reply by David Meiland

Energy Upgrade California

Does anyone have a good disclosure about NOT hitting your target on the test out ?

Started by Dave Loperena

0 Dec 7, 2011

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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Rooftop A/C units and exposed ductwork in the group Radiant Control Coatings
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Tom Mallard replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Rooftop A/C units and exposed ductwork in the group Radiant Control Coatings
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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Rooftop A/C units and exposed ductwork in the group Radiant Control Coatings
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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Rooftop A/C units and exposed ductwork in the group Radiant Control Coatings
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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Rooftop A/C units and exposed ductwork in the group Radiant Control Coatings
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