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Manual J Report

I have designed a 4920 sf house in Dallas with a sealed crawl space. The crawl space walls are concrete and a have 2x10 floor joist system…

Started by Armando Cobo

29 Jan 14, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Using a few large ducts instead of many small ducts to reduce total exposed surface area.

Does it make much of a difference to use fewer large ducts instead of several smaller ones coming from the air handler? IMHO the "trunk/bra…

Started by Bob Blanchette

0 Jan 14, 2012

SIR minimums, building a culture, an infrastructure based upon lying...

SIR minimum requirements create a culture of lying that, if things don't change quickly, will be embedded in the very culture of Home Perfo…

Started by tedkidd

4 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by phil jeffers

Upgrading insulation in a home with batts in the wall

Hi out there. I have been running into customers that want to upgrade their wall insulation, but have batts in the walls. In checking with…

Started by Jerry Nelson

3 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Outsourcing TREAT Data entry

Hi, I'm thinking of outsourcing the input of data into TREAT software. There is an outfit in upstate NY which will enter all the data into…

Started by Paul Lasicki

5 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by James Van Hee

Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

While perusing the new Clipper Magazine, I came across an ad pointing to this and expect that eventually, I may be asked about it.  While I…

Started by Bruce Navin

6 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Anthony Hyde

We've added chat to Home Energy Pros

Good news! Today we added chat to Home Energy Pros. The chat feature allows you to participate in a live chatroom as well as private chats…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 12, 2012

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

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