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Why is Connecticut so behind the country in Building Performance?

This state is so crazy with the energy efficiency issues going on here. As a state, we have the Home Energy Solutions (HES) program sponser…

Started by Gary Baggett

5 Jun 7, 2011
Reply by Lorenzo Wyatt

Homeowner education videos?

Does anyone know of any good homeowner education videos about building performance or house as a system? Energy Star had Steve Thomas do on…

Started by John M

9 Jun 6, 2011
Reply by Carol A. Markell

Blown fiberglass + blown cellulose

Our Crew Chief asked me this question today:   I have an attic with R-25 blown fiberglass insulation.  Is there any reason I should not ins…

Started by George Kopf

19 Jun 4, 2011
Reply by Joseph Lamy

Commercial building - relocating thermal/air barrier

I have a confused 8,000 square foot commercial office space. It has a dropped ceiling suspended from wooden truss system. It has a vented a…

Started by Craig Bird

9 Jun 3, 2011
Reply by tedkidd

New energy rebate guide is now available

This is the condensed pocket version.  

Started by Hal Skinner

1 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by Isaac Savage

Are Reverse Osmosis water systems actually eco-friendly?

Let me start by saying that my reverse osmosis water system is great. I have had it for several years. It seems to be top-shelf for purifyi…

Started by Dennis Cheslik

5 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by Peter C

"1000 Home Challenge" (an ACI initiative) intro webinar, May 31

Please notify Linda Wigington if you are available for the upcoming Intro to the Thousand Home Challenge webinar:   Tuesday,        May 17,…

Started by David Eggleton

3 May 31, 2011
Reply by David Eggleton

Retrofit: Basement Foundation Wall Insulation Choices

Basement block foundation wall insulation I have been auditing & retrofitting homes as an additional service to my remodeling company f…

Started by robert post

5 May 27, 2011
Reply by Allan Bullis

Second Annual Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting

Thought this would be an appropriate place to post the opportunity to participate in the Second Annual Residential Energy Efficiency Techni…

Started by Stacy Kuiper Hunt

0 May 27, 2011

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

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