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Tour of home performance training center

Corbett Lunsford visited Michael Dunsieth's Green Jobs Training Center. Check out the video tour!

Started by Diane Chojnowski

1 Mar 15, 2016
Reply by Rich Manning

Home Energy's March/April 2016 issue is live!

Home Energy's Jan/Feb issue is now live on www.homeenergy.org.  Contents of this issue include:  Editorial: Free Electricity Features A Pas…

Started by Home Energy Magazine

0 Mar 10, 2016

Polls

We want to hear from you! We'll be posting a series of polls about home performance, the industry and the community. Take our polls!  And…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

4 Mar 9, 2016
Reply by Colin Genge

Zehnder North America seeks qualified QA agents

        Hello Energy Pro’s. On behalf of Zehnder North America, I would like to put out a request for 3rd party QA/commissioning agents acr…

Started by Gary Baggett

0 Mar 4, 2016

Has Lead Based Paint ever stopped you on an energy upgrade?

In the process of determining all the different things that a home energy rater suggests to a homeowner, if an LBP issue arises, is this a…

Started by Hal Skinner

4 Mar 3, 2016
Reply by Jan Stensland

Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

Remodeling of our 100+ year old house (in southern Wisconsin) is proceeding well, including the new superinsulated sidewall assembly. We ad…

Started by Don Hynek

17 Mar 1, 2016
Reply by Don Hynek

Vermiculite in the fireplace

As an energy auditor I occasionally see vermiculite in the gas fireplaces. Does anyone know if any of the vermiculite they use(d) for firep…

Started by Jack Baikoff

13 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Brian Robinson

Call for Nominations: BPI Tony Woods Award and Hall of Fame

Do you know an influential person in the ‪‎home performance‬ industry? Nominations are open now through March 4, 2016 for the 2016 Tony Woo…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Feb 24, 2016

Condensation from ceiling vent fan in barn bathroom

I have installed a bathroom in a barn where there is a steady drip coming from the ducting. The room is 12x5' with a 9' ceiling and an elec…

Started by Eric Miller

6 Feb 19, 2016
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Article about residential energy efficiency and why sales are low

I came across a very interesting article today about why home performance sales are so low. Basically it boils down to this: Contractors ar…

Started by Kim Tanner

10 Feb 11, 2016
Reply by Joe Crisara

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