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WEBINAR: Overcoming Obstacles to Home Performance Sales

Join BPI for an extremely valuable opportunity to learn proven strategies for overcoming obstacles to home performance sales. A major obst…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jul 25

Have You Heard? ACCA and BPI to Co-Present 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum!

Earn BPI CEUs Now open for registration! Home and building performance contractors from all over the country will convene in Charlotte, Nor…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jul 24

BPI is Hiring! Check out this commissioned sales opportunity to promote the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the home performance industry!

BPI seeks Commissioned Sales Representatives to provide external sales services for the sale and promotion of BPI products and services. Th…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jul 24

Solar Heat Air

Does anyone has and quantifiable data for a solar heat air system?  It seems the state of Minnesota has been investing into this technology…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

11 Jul 17
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

Condenser placement effect on efficiency

Does locating an AC condenser out of the sun (east vs. west side of house) make significant difference in real world efficiency? Does anybo…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

3 Jul 17
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Flow Grid suggestions?

Hi All, I am trying to figure out a good flow grid system to use for testing airflow in 2 to 5 ton forced air systems. Any favorites? Or, i…

Started by George Matthews in General Forum

5 Jul 16
Reply by Kohta Ueno

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

Below are the links relating to this issue... http://www.rescue9photography.com/Fires-2014/Middlebury-structure-fire-7-3/   http://wtnh.com

Started by Richard Beyer in Best Practices

6 Jul 12
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State fire marshal joins investigation of mansion blaze

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Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

1 Jul 12
Reply by Richard Beyer

Cold climate wall

I have heard Joe Lstriburek twice say that a wall in this climate (Albany NY, almost 6,000 DD) should have 1/3 of the R-value on the outsid…

Started by Ed Minch in General Forum

2 Jul 11
Reply by Don Hynek

So many homes have poorly installed fiberglass insulation. Have you been successful with a retrofit dense pack cellulose?

Doing testing of existing homes it is typical to see mottled patterns of surface temperatures with the FLIR Infrared Thermal Imager during…

Started by TJ Alexander in General Forum

5 Jul 5
Reply by James P. Weingardt

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