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Building Performance Forum Q&A with Larry Zarker

If you haven't signed up for the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum, what are you waiting for!? It's just around the corner, and the c…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Sep 23

Extremely long wait for hot water

Hello Home Energy Pros, I have a customer I am advising who complains of extremely long wait times for hot water.  He has a rather large ho…

Started by George Kopf in General Forum

4 Sep 18
Reply by Steven Lewis

Plenum Pressure Match

I'm seeking an explanation on how to do a plenum pressure match using the Retrotec Duct Blaster. The user manual isn't very clear on contro…

Started by Matt Bolado in General Forum

0 Sep 18

air infiltration total

I remember during training a description of the total amount of air leakage in a home is equaled to a 2 ft by 2ft hole in your wall year ro…

Started by Kevin Jordan in General Forum

2 Sep 16
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3 PG&E Execs fired - 1 Chief of Staff at the CPUC Resigns

In case you missed this article, I highly recommend you read it.   Is the relationship between PG&E and the CPUC too cozy?  I will leav…

Started by George Kopf in General Forum

0 Sep 16

Does anyone have pointers on approaching real estate industry?

Hello All!! I am figuring on approaching the real estate and low income housing industries here in Phenix City, Alabama, Columbus, Georgia…

Started by Kevin Jordan in General Forum

11 Sep 12
Reply by Kevin Jordan

Advice for heating a 3-story Vermont home built in 1900?

I'm a science writer, as opposed to an energy professional, and I joined this group to try to keep tabs on the reality of energy efficiency…

Started by richard gaughan in General Forum

10 Sep 11
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Has Lead Based Paint ever stopped you on an energy upgrade?

In the process of determining all the different things that a home energy rater suggests to a homeowner, if an LBP issue arises, is this a…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

2 Sep 10
Reply by Hal Skinner

4,000 home energy pros build a community of practice

Congratulations to all active members of Home Energy Pros on recently passing the 4,000 membership mark! You've helped to build a community…

Started by Tom White in General Forum

1 Sep 10
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

'See through' Radiant Barrier window attachment?

Liteline companies ‘In’Flector’ I was introduced to this product around a month ago, however, it apperently has been around many years.  I…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

15 Sep 9
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tedkidd replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Distribution Efficiency and heating safety factor in TREAT in the group TREAT Software
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tedkidd replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Basic Heat loss information in the group TREAT Software
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