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Condenser placement effect on efficiency

Does locating an AC condenser out of the sun (east vs. west side of house) make significant difference in real world efficiency? Does anybo…

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Flow Grid suggestions?

Hi All, I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems. Any favorites? Or, i…

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Cold climate wall

I have heard Joe Lstriburek twice say that a wall in this climate (Albany NY, almost 6,000 DD) should have 1/3 of the R-value on the outsid…

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Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation / OSHA funded paper / page 39 https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_material

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Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...

I am considering starting a home weatherization business. (I live in Southeast Alabama)  Currently I own a construction company and I do mo…

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UV lights on filters

I recently saw UV bulb installations in 2 HVAC systems in a home. Each system had the Lennox Healthy Climate filter box that has 2 UV-A bul…

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iEnergyApp: Quickly generate professional reports for homeowners and get more contracts!

iEnergyApp is a report generation platform and sales tool for contractors.   Automatically generate professionally formatted reports for h…

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Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems

It's a fact! Unhealthy homes increase the severity of asthma, allergies, and other health issues. BPI CEO Larry Zarker sheds some light…

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Solar Heat Air

Does anyone has and quantifiable data for a solar heat air system?  It seems the state of Minnesota has been investing into this technology…

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Condenser placement effect on efficiency

Does locating an AC condenser out of the sun (east vs. west side of house) make significant difference in real world efficiency? Does anybo…

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Flow Grid suggestions?

Hi All, I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems. Any favorites? Or, i…

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Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

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State fire marshal joins investigation of mansion blaze

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