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Residential Air Conditioning – Evolution and Trends in Control & Integration

The residential air conditioning field is going through rapid evolution over the last few years. From the first window type and small unit…

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0 Dec 14, 2015

BPI Launches Homeowner Blog!

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has launched a new blog to educate homeowners about the health, safety and energy saving eff…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

1 Dec 3, 2015
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LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers

Has anyone heard of LED's emitting a frequency band that interferes with the radio controls of garage door openers?  A comment attached to…

Started by Bruce Navin

12 Dec 3, 2015
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Utility Meter Accuracy

Well I have to admit that I'm stumped with an energy audit I've been working on for the past two months. Perhaps someone can point me in th…

Started by Rodney Fox

78 Nov 29, 2015
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Incentives & financing options for home energy upgrades

DOE's Energy.gov has a useful database of incentives and financing options for home energy efficiency upgrades: Tax credits, Rebates &…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Nov 24, 2015

Question: What Are The Most Common Energy Code "Fails"?

A lot of people in the building-performance industry know that the presence of an energy code does not mean that all work in that jurisdict…

Started by Chris Dorsi

13 Nov 22, 2015
Reply by Benny hani

Home Buyers Will Pay Premium for Solar Homes

A team of appraisers across six states found that home buyers will pay a premium for solar homes. This confirms an earlier Berkeley Lab lar…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Nov 19, 2015

Impact of Solar on the CA Utility delivery

http://www.energyvanguard.com/blog-building-science-hers-bpi/electricity-demand-and-the-duck-curve?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email

Started by Steven Lefler

0 Nov 12, 2015

How Would You Weatherize this Historic Home?

Aaron Stein, Senior Energy Analyst in the Office of Sustainability's Energy Management Division (OS-EMD) in San Antonio, TX posed this mont…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

11 Nov 12, 2015
Reply by Jesse Erbel

Webinars: Innovators with ideas for defrost systems, btu sensors, or improving water heaters thermal energy storage are invited!

Learn about JUMP, an online community seeking your input for technology innovation challenges. Winning submissions will receive $3,000 -$5,…

Started by Gannate Khowailed

9 Nov 10, 2015
Reply by Tom Mallard

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