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2011 Builders Federal Tax Credit for new Homes

Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to…

Started by Roger Shipp

5 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Jeffrey Sauls

Log Home Retrofit

I am looking for ideas for a log home retrofit. 20 years old, cathedral ceiling, full basement and double pane glass. Conditioned space 150…

Started by Bruce Glanville

8 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Ed Ballard

DHPs in MF projects

I've got a 20-unit 3-story apartment project in Seattle that's evaluating using DHPs vs. tankless hydronic in each unit. I'm a big fan of D…

Started by Pam Worner

5 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Pam Worner

Acquiring Images & Pics for Website and Sales Literature

I am starting a new business as an independent auditor. Among the many tasks to be done are a website, sales literature and promotional ite…

Started by Bruce Navin

5 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Johnny Ritzo

Best Buy/Geek Squad to get into Energy Efficiency

.... home energy management and energy audits.  I'll be curious to see their pricing and energy audit protocols (checklists).   http://bit.…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

6 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Portable Drawing method

Hi everybody. I am a self employed DEA.  I am trying to find A suitable software package  That I can use on an iPad or tablet, to draw floo…

Started by John Kelly

6 Nov 6, 2011
Reply by Thomas Price

Best Buy Selling Energy-Efficiency Products

Best Buy in select locations around the country is selling EE products for home.  OK, so homeowners may not seek that OUT there, but hopefu…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

0 Nov 4, 2011

Recent Survey Says Americans Overwhelmingly Support Energy Efficiency

A recent survey done by the University of Texas says Americans overwhelmingly support energy efficiency and reduced dependence on foreign o…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

0 Nov 4, 2011

New Poll with Silver Lining for EE Professionals

A recent poll says that Americans overwhelmingly support energy-efficiency and reduced dependence on foreign oil.   http://coloradoenergyne…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

0 Nov 4, 2011

"Energy Audits like a Colonoscopy"

Great post in GreenBiz this morning about EE and how Americans haven't gotten on board with serious measures at home.  Home energy audits a…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

2 Nov 4, 2011
Reply by Melissa Baldridge

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