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HVAC - Cooling and Heating Load Reduction

Common load reduction strategies include:       Tightening your building covering and adding additional insulation to condense leakage.…

Started by Aaren Stewart in HVAC

1 Sep 2
Reply by Hal Skinner

Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...

I am considering starting a home weatherization business. (I live in Southeast Alabama)  Currently I own a construction company and I do mo…

Started by Trip Smith in General Forum

7 Sep 1
Reply by Hal Skinner

What happened to Home Energy Pro's website?

I assume it is because Windows no longer supports the old version of Internet Explorer that we use here at work, and to possibly work on mo…

Started by James White in General Forum

11 Aug 28
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

Earn BPI CEUs at 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum

If you're searching for BPI CEUs, you'll find plenty at the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 7…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Aug 26

Sprinkler Mandate Debated.. What do you think should be done?

Sprinkler Mandate Debated An article in the San Francisco Chronicle ("Sprinkler mandate debated," by Matthew Hamilton, 8/4/14) outlines a c…

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

13 Aug 24
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units

Hi all, I am looking for strategies others have seen or used to disguise the interior units of ductless heat pumps or AC units from being t…

Started by Andy Gostisha in General Forum

11 Aug 22
Reply by Hal Skinner

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

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