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DOE Home Energy Score

Is anybody out there using the DOE Home Energy Score?  If so, are you using it as a supplement to current WAP/home performance work or are…

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How do you define and guarantee quality?

Proof is possible!  That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They a…

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BBRN Peer Exchange Call Summaries - Great archive!

Have you joined any of the Better Building Residential Network's peer exchange calls? These topical calls are more discussion than webinar…

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What causes a temperature plane in a home

I have a Customer that has a very open floor plan.  2 story opening in the middle of the house.  When you walk up the stairs you feel a dra…

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Solar panel leasing

Hello everyone,     I am doing some research into Solar panel leasing and I wanted to reach out to all of you for information.  There is a…

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Factory built Net Zero

The country’s first Zero Energy Ready manufactured home that is certified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is up and running in Russe…

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum

3 May 18
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BDT with vermiculite in hollow CMU walls?

We don't have many brick homes around here in central Vermont. I recently visited a one-story ranch home that was built with exterior walls…

Started by Brad Cook in General Forum

20 May 11
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Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?

Hi there, I often get quizzed over the true cost to the user of installing a new boiler.  It seems to me consumers do not understand the co…

Started by Tom Smith in General Forum

3 May 11
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My modular house

My house was recently featured. Here is my PGE 2015-2016 Annual Net Energy Metering contract "TIME OF USE" E-6 billing for one year of oper…

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TREAT modeling of mid-rise apartments low heating load

Does anyone have experience using TREAT to model mid-rise (3-story) apartment buildings with interior corridors?  Our housing authority req…

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3 Apr 27
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Velocity Pressure Testing

Has anyone encountered a plenum only system with all flexible run outs and tried to get a velocity pressure when first run comes off within…

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2 Apr 15
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Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model

Most, if not all, energy auditors that I come across in the real estate world have an energy auditing company that that is also a home perf…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

18 Apr 7
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ACEEE/CEE Market Transformation Symposium Highlights

Check out highlights of ACEEE/CEE National Symposium on Market Transformation on Twitter at #MT17DC http://ht.ly/ETCw30ay6G8

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