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32,000 active BPI certifications = how many real jobs?

32,000 is a lot of certifications. HOW MANY REAL JOBS WERE ADDED? Training for a new and exciting career in Energy Efficiency might not be…

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

5 May 18
Reply by Jose Macho

cooling vests

Does anyone use cooling vests for attic work in the summer?  If so any suggestions?

Started by Mike Hartnett in General Forum

9 May 17
Reply by Doug Krahl

Entry level IR cameras

Has anyone used or seen the flir E4 or E5 in use? I really want feedback if one of those will work well for finding air leaks and missing i…

Started by Cory Chovanec in General Forum

6 May 16
Reply by Cory Chovanec

BPI Releases 2014 Annual Report

BPI's 2014 Annual Report is now available for your viewing pleasure. It details several initiatives BPI introduced in 2014 in response to a…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 May 11
Reply by Everblue Training

Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?

Hi, I live in Cleveland where the ground temperature water can get quite cold during the winter. Our hot water heater feels like it's on it…

Started by William Fisher in General Forum

19 May 10
Reply by Morgan M Audetat

Dense packed cellulose in basement?

I am looking for advice on a project I would like to attempt in my own home. It is an 1840s cape with a granite block foundation, and basem…

Started by Bryan Pringle in General Forum

31 May 5
Reply by Bryan Pringle

BPI Announces Tony Woods Award Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductees

BPI is proud to announce that Peter Troast of Energy Circle Pro has been awarded the 2015 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 May 5

Conservation Services Group

Hello, recently I've applied to do contractor work for the Conservation Services Group. I would like to know if anybody has chosen this rou…

Started by robert jones in General Forum

0 May 4

How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?

We are working with a homeowner who had frozen pipes over the winter.  Their home is a balloon framed two story home built in 1900.  The wo…

Started by Larry Schaffert in General Forum

12 Apr 30
Reply by Bpb Farmer

Share Your Story at ACI National

Have you experienced a haunted attic or crawl space that had a will of its own? Do tell! In a special evening session on Wednesday, May 6 a…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

1 Apr 29
Reply by Chris Dorsi

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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