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Frost on Inside of garage walls

I have a customer that has frost forming on the inside of his unheated garage walls.  I believe the cause is heat loss into the garage.  I…

Started by Phil Hanneman

6 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

Making air leakage training flow

Article on training by Colin Genge attached. Retrotec-Home%20Energy%20Spread-%202%20pages.pdf

Started by Silvie Votrubova

0 Oct 25, 2011

Discerning quality in LED lamps

The're out there , in growing numbers--- people considering buying a LED lamp or bulb. Quick show of hands - who has had several years of b…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

10 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Anything and Everything You Can Tell Me About Soy Foam Insulation?

Hello,   I have a client interested in soy foam insulation. None of the insulators I have talked to have any experience with soy nor do the…

Started by Eric Timon

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Energy analysis on converted steel storage containers?

Many of the manufacturers insulate and add air conditioners to these units.  They are used as offices, school classrooms, conditioned stora…

Started by Hal Skinner

1 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

70 year old boiler AFUE?

What would you estimate the AFUE is for a 70 year old boiler?

Started by Matthew Stewart

7 Oct 13, 2011
Reply by tedkidd

Sealed Combustion Wood burning stove?

I am working on a design for a small, potentially off-grid, cabin with serious wall insulation (double wall construction) and air sealing. …

Started by Elizabeth Guinn

11 Oct 13, 2011
Reply by tedkidd

Open Hardware Appliance Waste Heat Exchanger

Hello,   I'm starting a project to make open source/open hardware home heat exchangers for appliances. There's a lot going for the concept…

Started by Christopher Suprock

0 Oct 6, 2011

Cost Effective Passive Solar Design

Greetings Home Energy Community,   Excited about joining. I just found out GBA published my Cost-Effective Passive Solar Design article. I…

Started by Brian Knight

4 Oct 5, 2011
Reply by Leo Klisch

How About an Energy Efficient Garage?

Greetings to my fellow home energy professionals...   I have been thinking about ways to work on one's garage to make it energy efficient a…

Started by Meni

14 Oct 2, 2011
Reply by Brian Knight

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