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Any Experience with Radiant Barrier Bubble Wrap

I wanted to know if anyone had any experiences using the bubble wrap w/ the double sided radiant barrier. I had a weird experience thanks t…

Started by Jon LaMonte

7 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by Guy DuBois

Training Centers in Boston area

Hello all,   I'm looking for energy audit training centers in the Boston, MA area.  Can anyone make any recommendations ?   Thanks,   Silvie

Started by Silvie Votrubova

8 Feb 11, 2011
Reply by Paul Raymer

Competing with Utilities, Non Profits & Governments?

We have a dilemma in our area.  Much of our competition is the local utilities, government programs and non-profit organizations.  We have…

Started by Kent Mitchell

3 Feb 11, 2011
Reply by Curtis Dean

North V South Building Science Smackdown 3/30/11

http://acinational.org/node/81469   The Green Police return to ACI!  After an (as yet unacknowledged) stunning defeat in the first North v…

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler

0 Feb 11, 2011

Data collection worksheets. Lets share. I will start.

  Home Star Iowa Health & Safety Testing Worksheet

Started by Rob Novak

4 Feb 11, 2011
Reply by Steven Lewis

How do you recommend improving knee wall insulation???

Hi All Love this website . I am learning from everyone.    We have all come across poorly insulated knee walls with poorly fit batts fallin…

Started by Matthew P

21 Feb 10, 2011
Reply by A. Tamasin Sterner

Does anyone know of a auditing or rating software currently available for commercial buildings?

I have recently been involved in trying to perform an audit on a commercial building.  To my dismay, Rem Rate is not acceptable even though…

Started by Tom Maides

3 Feb 5, 2011
Reply by dale conner

ISO green kitchen remodels

For the residential remodelers and designers in the room ... Through February on daily5Remodel, we'll be featuring a different remodeled ki…

Started by Leah Thayer

1 Feb 3, 2011
Reply by Brion Battin Black

How do most homeowners pay for energy retrofits?

Other than energy-efficient mortgages (which I understand are still only lightly used), what types of financing mechanisms do most homeowne…

Started by Leah Thayer

7 Feb 2, 2011
Reply by Ian Hoffman

Stopping Air Infiltration at Cable / Phone Line Entry

This is an entry point for cable TV coax, phone lines and a couple of grounds. They exit the basement of this home through a hole drilled i…

Started by John Pitek

2 Jan 29, 2011
Reply by David Eggleton

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