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Before and after leakage tests. What to expect.

Your before-test result is 4000 CFM50. After two days of work, you measure a 21% reduction to 3150 CFM 50. Your after-test is checked using…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

2 Nov 28, 2011
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Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

Concerning duct testing in crawlspaces (this is for new houses for Energy Star, but will be the same for existing houses):I have a house on…

Started by Ed Minch

13 Nov 25, 2011
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Efficiency First announces the selection of Jay Murdoch as Executive Director

Industry veteran selected to lead trade association of America's home performance companies   Murdoch has been active as a member of Effici…

Started by Cierra Mooney

0 Nov 21, 2011

Duct Testing Reference Guide in Spanish

  We have just completed a translation of our Duct Testing Quick guide in Spanish.    More translation are on their way.  You can find the…

Started by Silvie Votrubova

6 Nov 17, 2011
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2011 Builders Federal Tax Credit for new Homes

Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to…

Started by Roger Shipp

5 Nov 15, 2011
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Log Home Retrofit

I am looking for ideas for a log home retrofit. 20 years old, cathedral ceiling, full basement and double pane glass. Conditioned space 150…

Started by Bruce Glanville

8 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Ed Ballard

DHPs in MF projects

I've got a 20-unit 3-story apartment project in Seattle that's evaluating using DHPs vs. tankless hydronic in each unit. I'm a big fan of D…

Started by Pam Worner

5 Nov 13, 2011
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Acquiring Images & Pics for Website and Sales Literature

I am starting a new business as an independent auditor. Among the many tasks to be done are a website, sales literature and promotional ite…

Started by Bruce Navin

5 Nov 11, 2011
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Best Buy/Geek Squad to get into Energy Efficiency

.... home energy management and energy audits.  I'll be curious to see their pricing and energy audit protocols (checklists).   http://bit.…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

6 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Portable Drawing method

Hi everybody. I am a self employed DEA.  I am trying to find A suitable software package  That I can use on an iPad or tablet, to draw floo…

Started by John Kelly

6 Nov 6, 2011
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