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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

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

Design options for conditioned attic retrofit

  I have a customer retrofit and want to get some opinions on designing the retro. It is a conditioned attic with batts on roof deck from t…

Started by Craig Bird

3 Jan 27, 2011
Reply by Craig Bird

Chimney condensation in attic

I have a customer that we dense packed the attic floor of their house and airsealed around the masonry chimney.  The problem is the red bri…

Started by Phil Hanneman

3 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Steven Lewis

Say Farewell to the 100-Watt Incandescent Lamp. New Lighting Efficiency Rules Take Effect Nationwide January 1, 2012.

How do folks feel about this?   http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=7gxzp6aab&v=001_7pdtf0NbxO25e035S1jMpO0dvsBUNOuW-UIT

Started by Evan Mills

10 Jan 24, 2011
Reply by Dale Sherman

Q: What do Hawaii & West Virginia have in Common?

A: No one from these two states has joined Home Energy Pros. We have members from all other states! As we approach 1000 members, let's try…

Started by Evan Mills

0 Jan 22, 2011

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