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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

Any good supply distributors in Ohio?

Is anyone aware of a few decent Ohio distributor/wholesaler of energy and weatherization products? As supposed to the other “Big box boys”?…

Started by John Wes

5 Jan 13
Reply by Bill Spohn

Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

Hello pros. Please see the attached pictures. Any insights on how you would insulate the 2nd story walls of this house? The house is locate…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

20 Jan 13
Reply by Robert Haverlock

We are past the point of who's fault is it....

A client had a new double wide set (27x56) in1997 a couple years later had an addition (27x20) to the west side with 27x20 attached garage…

Started by billy g pinnick jr

1 Jan 13
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Another Window Question

We all know windows are cold in winter and do a poor job of keeping the heat in.  Unfortunately, the calculations that show the potential s…

Started by Bud Poll

1 Jan 9
Reply by Bud Poll

BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB; Prepares for Consumer Focused Marketing Campaign

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) a…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jan 9

Crawlspaces in Bay Area

Does anyone have any info/thoughts on the effectiveness of crawlspace vapor barriers over the soil in a vented crawlspace in the bay area,…

Started by Blake Shurtz

5 Jan 9
Reply by tedkidd

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