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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

3 Feb 5
Reply by Eric Wu

LEDs Magazine's comparision of some A-19 LED choices

There are occasions to point out a good cache of knowledge - or information - this relates to the task of buying LED lights for your home o…

Started by Dennis McCarthy

19 Feb 5
Reply by Eric Wu

Hiring BPI-Certified Energy Auditors

Thorpe Services is looking to hire a BPI-certified Energy Auditor and Auditor Supervisors in IN, OH, KY, NC, and SC. Look for more details…

Started by Everblue

0 Feb 5

Calculating BTU lost per cfm leaks

Hi everyone,     A couple of my colleagues were discussing the benefits of air sealing, when I was asked if I could quantify the actual va…

Started by Luis Hernandez

23 Feb 1
Reply by Dmitri A Martin

Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

Energy Savings that Are Hot Air! : why doesn't this surprise me? The brits are able to do the real calculations, but we aren't. This articl…

Started by Tom Delconte

13 Jan 27
Reply by Tom Mallard

Remote temperature sensor for wired thermostat

This is a tricky one to google because "remote" is overshadowed by remote control apps for things like Nest thermostats. My problem is this…

Started by Tom S

5 Jan 23
Reply by dale conner

Fun with Fluids

Greetings ... We live at the bottom of an Ocean of Air.Does anyone want to "play with fluids"?Here is an interesting Video about "Stack Eff…

Started by John Brooks

2 Jan 22
Reply by Bud Poll

Calculating heat loss

Could anyone help me calculate a breakdown that shows  heat loss in BTU/hour that adds up to 100% and shows % or subtotals for the sub-cate…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Jan 21
Reply by Bud Poll

Long term average

When doing a blower door test, do you ever use long term average? Why or why not? Digital pressure and flow gauges have an option for time…

Started by Kim Tanner

2 Jan 16
Reply by Bud Poll

Peak Energy Saver

Is any one familiar with the Peak Energy Saver from www.peakenergytech.com  The unit is intended to store energy from motors used in the ho…

Started by Paul Stevens

21 Jan 16
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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