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Lower Use of Portable Electric Space Heaters

Excessive use of portable electric space heaters causes high electric bills. So we would like to lower or eliminate use of portable electri…

Started by Barbara Smith in Weatherization

0 Nov 23, 2016

Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Check out this bogus claim from pge@email.opower.com that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise co…

Started by Tom Conlon in General Forum

9 Nov 23, 2016
Reply by Barbara Smith

Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros, I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electrici…

Started by Kevin Emerson in General Forum

7 Nov 23, 2016
Reply by Bryan Gabriel

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
Reply by Mark Rogers

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
Reply by Jeff Martin

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

Started by Benny hani in General Forum

13 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

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
Reply by Chris Clay

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