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Our Changing Business Model

How should we adjust our businesses in the face of these falling energy prices? Payback, SIR, and overall financial justifications for our…

Started by Bud Poll

4 Jan 2
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integral PV system to install in low slope roof

Looking for integral PV system to install in torch down low slope roof. Panels and wiring integral to rolls of roofing. I believe I have se…

Started by steven jones

0 Jan 2

Industry Veteran Michelle Knaszak Joins Dr. Energy Saver

Dr. Energy Saver is pleased to announce that Michelle Knaszak has joined the company as our Director, Training and Development, effective J…

Started by Marc Tannenbaum

3 Dec 28, 2014
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MI's First GreenStar Certified New Home nears 0 energy

During the time when Marsha & John Reeves were in the market for a new home after deciding to move from the Ann Arbor region, they hap…

Started by Brett Little

0 Dec 23, 2014

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Published as ANSI Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-1100-T-2014: Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Dec 22, 2014

"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the cons…

Started by Richard Beyer

12 Dec 18, 2014
Reply by Chris Leach

Blower Door Question

We are having a friendly (so far) discussion here on the following. When you initially run your blower door to -50pa all the holes, cracks,…

Started by billy g pinnick jr

15 Dec 18, 2014
Reply by j. west

BPI QCI Cert.

Does anyone on here have the new QCI Cert.   I have my written and field test then 2nd week of Dec.  I know a lot of people here in Maine h…

Started by Chad Mcaulife

17 Dec 16, 2014
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LED use in the summer

As  the use of LED lighting becomes typical or commonplace there are a few benefits that apply to their use during the hot summer months; B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

4 Dec 8, 2014
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Cellulose As An Air Seal

I often hear people proclaim that a thick layer of cellulose will seal all of those air leaks below, thus eliminating the need to dig throu…

Started by Bud Poll

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

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