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Solar Decathlon 2015

Are you following the Solar Decathlon competition this week? The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

3 Oct 19, 2015
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Insulation machine preferences

I'm in the market for a new insulation machine and am unhappy with my existing plug in machine because it's broken down too many times in t…

Started by David Byrnes

2 Oct 15, 2015
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BPI Releases Revised Recertification Requirements for Home Energy Professional Certifications

Read more: http://bit.ly/1RhYiDm. BPI recently modified its recertification requirements for the advanced Home Energy Professional (HEP) ce…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

2 Oct 13, 2015
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Thoughts on energy startup's new propane smart meter

Hello, I wanted to introduce you all to a new energy startup I am working with called Tank Utility. We have developed a WiFi-connected sma…

Started by Ethan Bukowiec

5 Oct 12, 2015
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Smoke Puffer stick

Does anyone have any suggestions for an easy to use and rugged smoke puffer stick? Prefer not to have to mix chemicals for each use. I used…

Started by John Carton

4 Oct 8, 2015
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Vinyl batt to metal frame ware house

I have a strange question that has never come up before.  I have a customer that would like vinyl batts adhered to the wall of a metal fram…

Started by Timothy Renz

5 Oct 8, 2015
Reply by Hal Skinner

Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?

I recently ran across a situation where a 40 gallon electric water heater was cycling on and off every five minutes or so. While monitoring…

Started by Rodney Fox

19 Sep 24, 2015
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Over 100,000 New HVACR Mechanics and Installers Needed in Next Seven Years

From the HVACR/WDF press release: The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation (WDF) released three new reports and an accompanying executive…

Started by Tom White

0 Sep 21, 2015

Database of zip code or county by climate zone

HI.  I'm looking for a database that could help me assess the average energy use of a home (per square foot, probably), separated by climat…

Started by Scott Katznelson

14 Sep 21, 2015
Reply by Ken Girdley

Acronym Challenge!

We challenge you to make suggestions to help troubleshoot the below problem using as many acronyms as possible! Can you do it?To help you w…

Started by Kim Tanner

7 Sep 10, 2015
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