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Which reading is more reliable on a Minneapolis Duct Blaster?

I have recently switched to using a Minneapolis Duct Blaster and have noticed that switching the rings has been resulting in varying result…

Started by Stephen Standley in General Forum

19 Aug 22
Reply by Paul Morin

Database of zip code or county by climate zone

HI.  I'm looking for a database that could help me assess the average energy use of a home (per square foot, probably), separated by climat…

Started by Scott Katznelson in General Forum

4 Aug 21
Reply by Scott Katznelson

Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

I just searched this forum for "Whole House Fan", but I didn't find much about them (except this and this). I'm curious to hear what experi…

Started by Tom Conlon in General Forum

73 Aug 14
Reply by Kurt Shafer

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

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

10 Aug 13
Reply by Richard Beyer

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…

Started by Howard Katzman in General Forum

12 Aug 11
Reply by Richard Beyer

3D Printable Disposable Homes.... Could this be the future in America too?

Blog after blog people are scrambling for answers about energy efficiency, how to build a stronger - lighter - greener home. What do you th…

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

0 Aug 10

A funny story about a Radiant Control Coating in a hospital

In the 30 years I have worked with our Radiant Control Coating, I have encountered some cute and funny events. There is a cute story that g…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

0 Aug 9

Let's Talk Gender

It’s no secret that home performance is a male-dominated industry. Attend any industry conference and you’ll quickly see that women are vas…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

3 Aug 7
Reply by Brennan Less

LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

I'm glad to see LED fixtures finally becoming mainstream in the local big box stores. Purpose built fixtures make more sense than trying to…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

16 Aug 4
Reply by reflintorm

Permitting and Contractor Licensing in Connecticut to Insulate

Hello Everyone, If your working in Connecticut as a contractor, you need to be aware of the following for your own protection and that of…

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

0 Aug 2

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