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Got Whacked

They didn't like my comments FIRED 5 minutes ago. Do whats right or get last check for speaking out on poor installation, OUCH

Started by randy tolowski

4 Jun 11, 2012
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LBL map for determining "n" values

I am curious about the zone map developed by LBL that is used for calculating Building Tightness Limits (BTL)  The map is ubiquitous, but p…

Started by Jim Baerg

3 Jun 8, 2012
Reply by Max Sherman

Chicago misses opportunity to Air seal 2800 homes

Good morning I have recently started working on the Sound abatement project around O'hare airport. People who live in the flight paths of t…

Started by randy tolowski

3 Jun 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

n-ZEB in warm climate without heat recovery system?

I'm an Italian architect and I'm planning an experimental bioclimatic nZEB for Mediterranean climate with high thermal mass  and capacity i…

Started by Bart Conterio

0 Jun 3, 2012

Article on Energy Audits

I just read an interesting article written by Kenneth Harvey on energy audits and their value to selling a home more quickly and for a high…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA

7 May 24, 2012
Reply by Dennis Cheslik

Vignettes of tools and technologies circa 1979

Check out this series of vignettes of weatherization and retrofit tools and technologies circa 1979, courtesy of my colleague Max Sherman h…

Started by Evan Mills

0 May 24, 2012

SRA International seeks an Analyst - Energy Efficiency (Residential) in Rockville, MD

The SRA Sustainable Buildings Team is looking for an Analyst to support the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Home Performance with ENER…

Started by Hannah C. Wood

0 May 23, 2012

Does anyone have any experience with an Owens Corning product called "Energy Complete" ?

I am interested in any comments about this product, pros and cons. Does this product have a future as a hybrid insulating system for new co…

Started by Mark Bradley

21 May 23, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Community action Residential Solar energy

I have been talking with neighbors in my community about supplementing their energy needs by either installing solar arrays or by joining a…

Started by Steve Leombruno

1 May 18, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Indoor Humidity Levels

I am going to meet with a homeowner this after noon and he is concerned about Humidity levels in the house. This is what he has shared with…

Started by Timothy Renz

5 May 18, 2012
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