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Cooling effect from solar panels

Is there any hard data out there or any personal experience about reduced cooling load as a result of solar panels installed on a south fac…

Started by Tim Kendzia in General Forum

12 Apr 11
Reply by Tom Mallard

Insulating and air sealing a finished attic

Have a home that is trying to improve the performance of its building shell .It has a" finished" attic that currently has R-19 batts instal…

Started by Michael Robinson in Best Practices

6 Apr 7
Reply by Anthony Hyde

Ruth Ann Norton of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) Receives BPI's 2016 Tony Woods Award

On Tuesday, the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) honored Ruth Ann Norton of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative by naming he…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Apr 7

Please beta-test this game for me

Hi everyone, I have a National Science Foundation grant to develop and trial building science games. One of the games that my partners (The…

Started by Amanda Hatherly in General Forum

12 Apr 5
Reply by Jaime D. Gomez

LED use in the summer

As  the use of LED lighting becomes typical or commonplace there are a few benefits that apply to their use during the hot summer months; B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

5 Apr 1
Reply by Twinkle Rai

Radon: Truth vs. Myth

In researching the subject of Radon mitigation, I came across this article http://www.forensic-applications.com/radon/radon.html, Titled "R…

Started by Rodney Fox in Best Practices

147 Mar 31
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Home Energy Pros twitter feed

We're excited to add a cool new feature to Home Energy Pros. Are you on Twitter? We have a twitter list of over 400 Home Energy Pros who tw…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

1 Mar 25
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The Northeast Biomass Heating Expo is Only 7 Days Away!

The Northeast Biomass Heating Expo (NEBHx) is the premier biomass heating and cooling industry event, coming to Burlington, VT on March 30…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Mar 23

HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall

I just recently audited a home that had a blower door number of 11,684 CFM50 and/or 11.81 ACH50. And of course one of the main a…

Started by Jonathan Bluey in General Forum

16 Mar 17
Reply by Mick Lane

Oil Fired Boiler Being Used as the Heating Source in Two Air Handlers of a Historic Home

I'm not sure this makes any difference, but I've only run into a system like this here, where I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. In f…

Started by Charles Ryan Weitzel in HVAC

4 Mar 17
Reply by Mick Lane

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