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Energy Prices Will Only Climb, Says One Brazilian Oil Exec

Oil and gas prices are only due to climb, says Petrobas chief.  And that's OUR opportunity to make homes and commercial buildings more ener…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

2 Dec 4, 2011
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic

As a rater and insulation contractor I personally respect the overall insulation properties of blown cellulose a lot more than blown fiberg…

Started by Isaiah Borel

4 Nov 30, 2011
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

I have seen mold growing under a radiant barrier installed over blown in insulation.  I am looking for any articles, etc.... about this pro…

Started by Rob Wright

21 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

Before and after leakage tests. What to expect.

Your before-test result is 4000 CFM50. After two days of work, you measure a 21% reduction to 3150 CFM 50. Your after-test is checked using…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

2 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Silvie Votrubova

Should home-performance ratings be required on property listings?

Recognizing that this group may be a bit biased, I invite your responses for a survey on whether home-performance ratings should be require…

Started by Leah Thayer

10 Nov 26, 2011
Reply by Chris J Folse

Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

Concerning duct testing in crawlspaces (this is for new houses for Energy Star, but will be the same for existing houses):I have a house on…

Started by Ed Minch

13 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

Efficiency First announces the selection of Jay Murdoch as Executive Director

Industry veteran selected to lead trade association of America's home performance companies   Murdoch has been active as a member of Effici…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 Nov 21, 2011

Duct Testing Reference Guide in Spanish

  We have just completed a translation of our Duct Testing Quick guide in Spanish.    More translation are on their way.  You can find the…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

6 Nov 17, 2011
Reply by Silvie Votrubova

2011 Builders Federal Tax Credit for new Homes

Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to…

Started by Roger Shipp

5 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Jeffrey Sauls

Log Home Retrofit

I am looking for ideas for a log home retrofit. 20 years old, cathedral ceiling, full basement and double pane glass. Conditioned space 150…

Started by Bruce Glanville

8 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Ed Ballard

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