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AERC testing and Solar Grates update

AERC of WCMA has been created to test the effectiveness of window attachments and to design an Energy Star type rating system to cover thes…

Started by w d in General Forum

6 Jul 26
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Alternative building methods comparison

Evening, First post- pardon any mis-steps. I need some advice on how polyiso foam placed outside of a stick built house performs compared…

Started by Kurt Ruark in General Forum

0 Jul 25

Blower Door Testing for Code Compliance

I am interested to know how those who include blower door testing of new homes as a part of their business are able to maintain that servic…

Started by Eric Sperline in General Forum

13 Jul 23
Reply by Donald Jahnke

The Real Women of Home Performance

Amy Beley started the Women in Home Performance initiative because she saw a need. Our industry is still small, and trying to find the tipp…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

0 Jul 22

Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?

I searched and searched and searched yesterday for an answer to the question "Does altitude affect AFUE?" but did not come up with any defi…

Started by Rod Fox in HVAC

25 Jul 15
Reply by Morgan M Audetat

Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces

OSHA’s new rule designed to protect workers in confined spaces takes effect on August 3rd, 2015. Routine tasks like installing spray-foam i…

Started by Kirsten Richnavsky in General Forum

4 Jul 9
Reply by John Nicholas

Whole-house Ductless Mini-split install costs

Something I've been working on for a few months now is trying to get a reasonable cost range for a whole-house ductless mini-split heat pum…

Started by Rob Buchanan in General Forum

6 Jun 29
Reply by Robert Bass

Home Energy's July/August issue is live!

The July/August issue is now live on www.homeenergy.org. This month's articles include: Editorial: Water Conservation Features HVAC Contr…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

0 Jun 29

Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Check out this bogus claim from pge@email.opower.com that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise co…

Started by Tom Conlon in General Forum

8 Jun 25
Reply by Steve Schmidt

Getting the Real Estate Market to Value Green Homes

A recent article in The Washington Post, "How to get the real estate market to properly value green homes," shares how DOE, through its new…

Started by Better Buildings Support in General Forum

10 Jun 18
Reply by Jan Green

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