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Home Energy Magazine is working on a radical revision of our book, No Regrets Remodeling that will include brief "mini-case studies" from…

Started by Macie Melendez

0 Aug 24, 2011

Carbon Calculator Question

Home Energy magazine would like to include a list of great carbon calculators in an article we are working on. Does anyone know of a good c…

Started by Macie Melendez

5 Aug 18, 2011
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Price of CFLs going up!

I'm sure many of you are already aware of the looming price spikes for CFLs, but I'm curious.... what are your thoughts on how long this wi…

Started by Ti Mougne

3 Aug 18, 2011
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What do energy auditors want to learn about air leakage?

  Retrotec is getting ready to host more information packed webinars over the next few months and I'd love to know what energy auditors wan…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

7 Aug 18, 2011
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ACEEE Energy Efficiency Finance 101: Understanding the marketplace

Received this email from the ACEEE.   It appears to be the first in a series of articles.  Since everyone seems to want financing, thought…

Started by Hal Skinner

0 Aug 15, 2011

Energystar V.3 Diagnostic Equipment

 Having recently certified for V.3 Energystar and I am now needing to aquire humidity, temperature, and flow equipment. Any thoughts from o…

Started by Marshall Newport

8 Aug 11, 2011
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Home Performance with Energy Star Contractor's Roundtable

Home Energy has published business development guides for residential building contractors that participate in the jointly-sponsored DOE/EP…

Started by Tom White

4 Aug 8, 2011
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RemRate Water Furnace modeling problem

RemRate allows for a ground source heat pump and you can couple it to the domestic hot water system.  However I need to convert the Water F…

Started by Elizabeth Guinn

5 Aug 8, 2011
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Ballasted roofs. How prevalent and how effective at energy efficiency are they?

I dont see a whole lot of these in my area.  Until recently I did not realize that they can be designed to meet 'Cool Roof'. specifications…

Started by Hal Skinner

6 Aug 5, 2011
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Tenmat Recessed Light covers

Does anyone have experience/comments on Tenmat recessed light covers.

Started by Ed Ballard

3 Aug 2, 2011
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