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BPI Accepting Applications for Standards Technical Committees

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on BPI's Standards Tech…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Oct 4, 2012

New LBNL Resource: Steps to Improving Ventilation in Existing Homes

http://resaveguide.lbl.gov/ Context: This work was done under RESAVE, a California Energy Commission (CEC) Public Interest Energy Research…

Started by Evan Mills

2 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Barry Stephens

Dubious Marketing

I was perusing the Home Energy Pros posts as I often do and ran across a post regarding a radiant barrier insulation product Costco was of…

Started by Glen Gallo

1 Oct 4, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

What shall we do?

RESNET has proposed an amendment to their standards to define the word "shall". The proposed amendment is open for public comment until thi…

Started by Darrel Tenter

3 Oct 1, 2012
Reply by Glen Gallo

BPI's "Delta Standard" Published as American National Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-2400-S-2012: Standard Practice for the Standardized Qualificat…

Started by Mike Kandel

2 Oct 1, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Domestic HWH diverter missing, or just different?

Hi everyone, I haven't been in the game too long (two years), but I have been in a few hundred houses. I have never seen a DHW exhaust li…

Started by Rob Buchanan

8 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Cory Chovanec

Forum discussion threads - what to do when you reach a reply limit

Bud Poll pointed out to us that a couple of threads lately have become difficult to follow because of a limit to the number of comments in…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

4 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

How much should I demo -- deep retrofit

the more I look at the potential of remodeling our 100-year-old house, the more I think about super-insulating the walls. I'm looking for e…

Started by Don Hynek

8 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

Controlling Passive Air Flow

I'm opening a separate discussion under a new thread as this one: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topics/locating-the-neutral-pressure-

Started by Bud Poll

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

The science of hot air rising

Evan, I'm hoping you will comment on this. Since energy myths are front and center at the moment I would like to discuss a single myth, the…

Started by Bud Poll

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

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