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Foam Plugs for Duct Leakage Testing

Can anyone recommend a foam manufacturer who has reasonably priced, soft closed cell foam sheets which can be cut into duct boot plugs for…

Started by Mark Rogers in RESNET Modeling & Rating

4 Nov 17, 2016
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Unknown Old Insulation

I'm pretty sure I've never seen this stuff before. It's installed in rafters as batts, held in place by cardboard sheets below. Papery cons…

Started by Paul Bowman in General Forum

19 Nov 10, 2016
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Manual J online

Can anyone suggest an online manual J course please. There are so many of them and I can't tell which is good or not. Thank you in advance

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13 Nov 3, 2016
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Applications for Jon Siemen Scholarship Due by 11/31

Thinking of obtaining a BPI Quality Control Inspector (QCI), Energy Auditor (EA), Crew Leader, or Retrofit Installer certification for the…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Oct 24, 2016

BBRN Peer Exchange Call Summaries - Great archive!

Have you joined any of the Better Building Residential Network's peer exchange calls? These topical calls are more discussion than webinar…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

0 Oct 6, 2016

BPI Launches the Healthy Home Evaluator Certification Nationally

(MALTA, NY) October 3, 2016 - Today, the Building Performance Institute (BPI) announces the nationwide launch of the Healthy Home Evaluator…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Oct 3, 2016

Testing spillage on induced draft furnace?

Hi, in order to test spillage on an induced draft furnace, the BPI tech specs say to test at the base of the flue. Does this mean that spil…

Started by Blake Shurtz in General Forum

2 Sep 30, 2016
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Testing spillage in mechanical closet?

What are the current protocols for testing spillage on a natural draft appliance under worst case in a mechanical closet that is too small…

Started by Blake Shurtz in BPI

2 Sep 30, 2016
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Home Energy Reader Survey

Home Energy wants to serve you better.  Please take a short survey in which we ask what topics Home Energy should cover more or less freque…

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0 Sep 26, 2016

RETON Fresh 80/98 ventilator

Has anyone tried this product without an (ERV or HRV) to supply fresh air to a residential house?

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum

0 Sep 22, 2016

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