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Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?

So i have been on the mission to look for a stylish modern door that is both beautiful, but also energy efficient, with low air leakage.  I…

Started by Tauran IvallLatest Reply

Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam…

Started by John PorterLatest Reply

Windows and Home Performance

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me2) helps homeowners finance energy efficiency improvements, primarily insulation and air sealing…

Started by Erick ShambargerLatest Reply

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Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?

So i have been on the mission to look for a stylish modern door that is both beautiful, but also energy efficient, with low air leakage.  I…

Started by Tauran Ivall

25 Nov 28, 2015
Reply by Tauran Ivall

Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam…

Started by John Porter

1 Jan 7, 2015
Reply by Chad Mcaulife

Windows and Home Performance

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me2) helps homeowners finance energy efficiency improvements, primarily insulation and air sealing…

Started by Erick Shambarger

1 Dec 8, 2014
Reply by Tom White

What do you think of the LEED Platinum affordable rehab?

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (Akron YouthBuild) partnered with Saint-Gobain through the Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation with sup…

Started by Brett Little

0 Jun 13, 2014

Leveraging other trades to get EE

There's a really well produced online magazine called ThisIsCarpentry (http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/) that promotes the craft of trim car…

Started by Craig Savage

11 Jun 5, 2014
Reply by Craig Savage

Insulating with *Updated* (an oxymoron, right!) knob and tube wiring

Hi everyone, I live in New York State and haven't been able to find good information on whether or not we can get our house insulated.  I'…

Started by Ethan Bodnaruk

8 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Ethan Bodnaruk

Weatherization Assistance Program

Our Home Performance Company recently started working with our local WAP program bidding on jobs that the local WAP program audited. We use…

Started by Noah Glatfelter

0 Mar 18, 2014

DHW thermosiphoning question

Good morning everyone, I was hoping you could help settle a debate. When choosing to insulate the cold water intake pipe on a HWH, is it ne…

Started by Rob Buchanan

2 Dec 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

Combustion Furnace BTU output

Does anyone have an inexpensive method to "clock" a combustion furnace to estimate BTU output similar to Natural gas, but for propane, kero…

Started by Ernest V.F. Hodgson

9 Dec 6, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

French door air sealing

Good day everyone, While performing an audit and blower door test, we came across a french door (pics attached) that, of course, was hemorr…

Started by Green Iowa AmeriCorps

10 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by Kevin Brauer

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