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Hi my name is Anthony Hicks, and I'm from Fort Wayne, Indiana. I work for a home building company and we built some slabs in the past year.…

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How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?

We are working with a homeowner who had frozen pipes over the winter.  Their home is a balloon framed two story home built in 1900.  The wo…

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Dense packed cellulose in basement?

I am looking for advice on a project I would like to attempt in my own home. It is an 1840s cape with a granite block foundation, and basem…

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BPI Announces Tony Woods Award Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductees

BPI is proud to announce that Peter Troast of Energy Circle Pro has been awarded the 2015 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the…

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BPI Releases 2014 Annual Report

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Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?

Hi, I live in Cleveland where the ground temperature water can get quite cold during the winter. Our hot water heater feels like it's on it…

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How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?

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Have you experienced a haunted attic or crawl space that had a will of its own? Do tell! In a special evening session on Wednesday, May 6 a…

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Slab-on-grade Insulation

Hi my name is Anthony Hicks, and I'm from Fort Wayne, Indiana. I work for a home building company and we built some slabs in the past year.…

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