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Tornado Damaged Homes

Due to the terrible destruction caused by last week’s tornadoes, thousands of homes across the South will need to undergo substantial repai…

Started by Bill Bennett

8 May 26, 2011
Reply by Carol A. Markell

What software program do you use for an Audit report?

I would like some feedback on software programs used for audit reports, what do you use ?

Started by Jim Moss

18 May 26, 2011
Reply by Gary Baggett

Energy and household monitors - reduce energy use

People Who Have Access To Power Meter Data Reduce Their Energy Use: Study FAST COMPANY | MAY 25, 2011http://pulsene.ws/1JdvV The simplest w…

Started by Robert Zockoff

0 May 26, 2011

Giveaway visual cues?

Hi folks. I'm assembling an article for daily5Remodel outlining prevalent visual (to the naked eye) indicators that a home has significant…

Started by Leah Thayer

7 May 24, 2011
Reply by Leah Thayer

Expressed concerns over the scope of work that the vendors are performing with employees in the HES program, work relating to the combustion testing of fossil fuel heating appliances.

The Heating, Piping and Cooling Work Examining Board has ruled that that CAZ combustion testing is licensable work and cannot be performed…

Started by Gary Baggett

18 May 23, 2011
Reply by Gary Baggett

Everblue attended the Champions of Change program

Last Month, Everblue was invited to the White House as part of the administration's Champions of Change program, a weekly opportunity for o…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 May 17, 2011

Free BPI and RESNET Training Available for Maryland Residents

The State of Maryland has obtained funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the purpose of occupational train…

Started by Green Training USA

2 May 14, 2011
Reply by Green Training USA

Sealing crawlspaces and insulating them with polyurethane foam

Joe Lstburek and John Tooley are both sold on sealing crawlspaces.  I saw a short bit of "Holmes Inspections" on HGTV where they sprayed 2…

Started by George M. Matthews

16 May 13, 2011
Reply by David Meiland

Blowing smoke - into ducts to find leaks

I've read about problems with blowing smoke into duct systems to find leaks. One article said that the smoke product left some bad residue…

Started by George M. Matthews

5 May 12, 2011
Reply by Bruce Looney

How we halved our electric bills-- in 3 easy lessons...

It was as simple as this ; THE DUCTWORK - it used to let the conditioned air we paid for escape though seams and gaps- we fixed that.   The…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

1 May 9, 2011
Reply by Joseph Lamy

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