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How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?

We are working with a homeowner who had frozen pipes over the winter.  Their home is a balloon framed two story home built in 1900.  The wo…

Started by Larry Schaffert

12 Apr 30
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Share Your Story at ACI National

Have you experienced a haunted attic or crawl space that had a will of its own? Do tell! In a special evening session on Wednesday, May 6 a…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

1 Apr 29
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Hello Everyone

My name is Vernon House. I have been involved in the Illinois Weatherization Program since 1996. Check out my website here: http://proweath…

Started by Vernon House

0 Apr 23

Marey Tankless Water Heaters

What do you guys think of these [URL="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009EDGTXG/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957…

Started by Bob Blanchette

4 Apr 16
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Do you know how to make sense of all the green home certifications and labels?

When it comes to building, remodeling, designing or developing a residential single or multi family building there are many options and cho…

Started by Brett Little

0 Apr 10

How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

On the Freaknomics Radio podcast last week (freaknomics.org) they interview Arik Levinson about his recent article "How Much Energy Do Buil…

Started by Tom Barrett

39 Apr 8
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'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing

‘Ygrene’ energy superfund financing.   First off I want to state I know next to nothing about financing projects for energy upgrades.  That…

Started by Hal Skinner

10 Apr 3
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Ancient (70's) wall foam insulation, now a powder.

I just found a neighborhood of this stuff, degraded to a fine powder, can be disturbed by BD, This foam (back East) was urea/formaldehyde b…

Started by Tom Strumolo

6 Apr 2
Reply by tedkidd

Another unvented roof question

I have a gable roof that is now part of the conditioned space. can I use 8" of polyiso directly under the roof sheathing, foamed around the…

Started by randy tolowski

4 Mar 28
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NRG-1 polyiso

Hello fellow energy geeks.Does anyone have any information on a polyiso board named NRG-1? Johns- Manville produced NRG-2And now produces N…

Started by randy tolowski

0 Mar 27

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