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Thoughts on energy startup's new propane smart meter

Hello, I wanted to introduce you all to a new energy startup I am working with called Tank Utility. We have developed a WiFi-connected sma…

Started by Ethan Bukowiec in General Forum

4 Oct 28
Reply by Ethan Bukowiec

How does efficiency factor into a grid parity world?

It occurred to me as I was reading this report that grid parity is likely to happen within our lifetimes. Given our species' tendency to wa…

Started by George Kopf in General Forum

5 Oct 26
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Inconsistant Local Authority

It becomes frustrating to give people modern advice and then have to backtrack and tell them to do as the local authority requires regardle…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

2 Oct 24
Reply by Richard L. Sanderson

BPI Accepting Applications for Standards Technical Committees

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) continually reviews and updates technical standards used by the residential energy retrofit…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Oct 22

What's your opinion on the best insulation option for your GREEN attic space?

See; Determining the Best Attic Option.... http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/qa-spotlight/determining-best-attic-option

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

2 Oct 22
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Managing Solar Energy

What's the state of the art on managing solar energy (esp. at the home)? There's surely no shortage of opinion but I'm wondering if there…

Started by w d in General Forum

1 Oct 19
Reply by Bob Blanchette

ridge vent orientation

Hi all,  I am the customer service guy for our energy improvement company.  Recently, a customer asked what difference the orientation of h…

Started by Bob Reuther in General Forum

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

When replacing outdoor unit, is it necessary to also replace the indoor unit?????

When replacing the outdoor unit, should the indoor unit also be replaced? most of the people have this question in their mind....please sh…

Started by Aaren Stewart in HVAC

7 Oct 16
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Is Geothermal Dead??

With air source inverter-based splits continuing to achieve lower outdoor temperature heat extraction, low operating costs coupled with hig…

Started by Jose Macho in General Forum

0 Oct 16

You're designing a Home Performance dashboard. Which 6 metrics do you include?

Credit Karma got me thinking about this. For those who are unfamiliar, it's a free* online credit monitoring service. Your score is broken…

Started by Griffin Hagle in General Forum

0 Oct 14

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Dual Fuel Systems, at what point do they make sense?

Heat Pump with furnace backup. These make no sense in our area with local NG rates, but they do…See More
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Important Facts about Solar Energy

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