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10 Tips for integrating VRF HVAC systems

Integrating VRF systems can be quite a task – even for professionals, when doing it for the first time. However, learning how VRF works a…

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0 Feb 1

David Bowie & Home Performance

David Bowie died today, that was all over the news, and I heard a side story that got me thinking.  Long ago he wanted to get the money for…

Started by Pat Dundon

36 Jan 23
Reply by Nate Adams

Home Energy's January/February 2016 issue is live!

Home Energy's Jan/Feb issue is now live on  Contents of this issue include:  Editorial: The Discreet Charm of Attics an…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

0 Jan 15

Vapor Barrier on top of basement concrete floor

Happy New Year!    Hoping this will be a great year for all of us to help our communities to save even more energy than ever before!    I…

Started by Luis Hernandez

8 Jan 14
Reply by Brad Cook

Resources to Sail Through the Lending and Appraisal Process

The following link has a two-page resource to assist builders in sailing through the lending and appraisal process.  The sample lender lett…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA

0 Jan 14

Join a Home Performance Mastermind

I'm putting together a mastermind group of energy auditors and home performance contractors to help each other grow our business. If you ar…

Started by David Byrnes

0 Jan 14

Countercurrent heat exchangers

I've been reading a Christmas-gift book called "Vital Circuits" by Steven Vogel. A fun description of the heart and circulatory system from…

Started by Bruce Ackerman

2 Jan 14
Reply by Barry Stephens

Wanted: Operational Rating System Feedback

Hi all,   I'm hoping to get some feedback on an operational rating system for homes that I developed and have recently made available throu…

Started by Keith Burrows

6 Jan 7
Reply by Keith Burrows

Home upgrade program accelerator seeks new partners

DOE's Better Buildings Home Upgrade Program Accelerator is looking for additional residential energy efficiency programs to help demonstra…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 6

Job Opening: Local Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency (Woodland, CA)

Local Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency (Woodland, CA)   Job Title: Local Community Outreach Specialist, Energy Efficiency (…

Started by Empower Efficiency

0 Dec 28, 2015



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