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Lighting audits as a subset of the energy audits.

Energy audits done by competent Pro's often over look a major area of energy(kWh) waste.LIGHTS If your doctors physicals included a thoroug…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

18 Mar 25, 2011
Reply by Dave Conna

If you think ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 is hard...

At the RESNET conference earlier this month, Sam Rashkin talked to a room full of attendees about the new 'Concept Home' available in the E…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens

2 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by Chris Laumer-Giddens

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater System Design Help Needed

Please email me if you can help a singlefamily home client (Oakland, CA) who is thinking about adding a Rheem Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater…

Started by Eliron Hamburger

1 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by Troy Spindler

What area of our industry would make for a good investment?

Member Dale Sherman asked that question, more or less, in a comment to the ACI National Attendees group.  I'm just boosting it into everyon…

Started by David Eggleton

0 Mar 23, 2011

Enclosed Attic Insulation - Uncover or not?

I am working on a 1950's colonial with attic insulation consisting of 2"x6" joists filled with loose fill fiberglass. The fiberglass is cov…

Started by David Douglass

6 Mar 19, 2011
Reply by Tom Lewis

Looking to subcontract Energy Audit's Seattle/Eastside (Manual J, Electrical Loads, Insulation etc)..Ongoing!

Hello all, I am looking for a third party to conduct load calculations for homes and small businesses in and around the Seattle/East-side a…

Started by Justin McLeod

0 Mar 18, 2011

Another Blog for Thermographers

I don't want to seem self-serving AND I do want folks to know about the blog that Fluke sponsors. I'm one of the prime authors (yes, The Sn…

Started by John Snell

1 Mar 17, 2011
Reply by t hardy

Facts about can lighting energy consumption

I've been searching the web, including sites dedicated to energy efficiency in residential building, and I cannot find substantiated facts…

Started by William E. Beaver

3 Mar 17, 2011
Reply by William E. Beaver

Drilling through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion appliance

Here is a dilemma for a BPI-certified building auditor - should I or shouldn't I drill through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion app…

Started by Jack Baikoff

17 Mar 14, 2011
Reply by David Meiland

Send Your Blower Door Data

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is continuing our effort to collect blower door data for the Residential Diagnostic Database. Since o…

Started by Wanyu Rengie Chan

0 Mar 4, 2011

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