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AERC testing and Solar Grates update

AERC of WCMA has been created to test the effectiveness of window attachments and to design an Energy Star type rating system to cover thes…

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6 Jul 26
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Alternative building methods comparison

Evening, First post- pardon any mis-steps. I need some advice on how polyiso foam placed outside of a stick built house performs compared…

Started by Kurt Ruark

0 Jul 25

Blower Door Testing for Code Compliance

I am interested to know how those who include blower door testing of new homes as a part of their business are able to maintain that servic…

Started by Eric Sperline

13 Jul 23
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The Real Women of Home Performance

Amy Beley started the Women in Home Performance initiative because she saw a need. Our industry is still small, and trying to find the tipp…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

0 Jul 22

Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces

OSHA’s new rule designed to protect workers in confined spaces takes effect on August 3rd, 2015. Routine tasks like installing spray-foam i…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

4 Jul 9
Reply by John Nicholas

Whole-house Ductless Mini-split install costs

Something I've been working on for a few months now is trying to get a reasonable cost range for a whole-house ductless mini-split heat pum…

Started by Rob Buchanan

6 Jun 29
Reply by Robert Bass

Home Energy's July/August issue is live!

The July/August issue is now live on This month's articles include: Editorial: Water Conservation Features HVAC Contr…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

0 Jun 29

Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Check out this bogus claim from that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise co…

Started by Tom Conlon

8 Jun 25
Reply by Steve Schmidt

Getting the Real Estate Market to Value Green Homes

A recent article in The Washington Post, "How to get the real estate market to properly value green homes," shares how DOE, through its new…

Started by Better Buildings Support

10 Jun 18
Reply by Jan Green

Where Building Science Meets Healthy Homes

BPI CEO Larry Zarker talks about the nexus between building science retrofits and healthy home interventions with REMODELING magazine, and…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky

0 Jun 17


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