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Calculating heat loss

Could anyone help me calculate a breakdown that shows  heat loss in BTU/hour that adds up to 100% and shows % or subtotals for the sub-cate…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

3 Jan 21, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

Peak Energy Saver

Is any one familiar with the Peak Energy Saver from www.peakenergytech.com  The unit is intended to store energy from motors used in the ho…

Started by Paul Stevens in General Forum

21 Jan 16, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Low Gas Pressure

I have been running no heat calls all day - today I have found  lots of very low gas pressure you can run the Nat Gas hot water heater or 9…

Started by Eric Kjelshus in HVAC

8 Jan 15, 2014
Reply by Tom DelConte

Any good supply distributors in Ohio?

Is anyone aware of a few decent Ohio distributor/wholesaler of energy and weatherization products? As supposed to the other “Big box boys”?…

Started by John Wes in General Forum

5 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Bill Spohn

Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

Hello pros. Please see the attached pictures. Any insights on how you would insulate the 2nd story walls of this house? The house is locate…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

20 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Robert Haverlock

We are past the point of who's fault is it....

A client had a new double wide set (27x56) in1997 a couple years later had an addition (27x20) to the west side with 27x20 attached garage…

Started by billy g pinnick jr in General Forum

1 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Another Window Question

We all know windows are cold in winter and do a poor job of keeping the heat in.  Unfortunately, the calculations that show the potential s…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

1 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB; Prepares for Consumer Focused Marketing Campaign

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) a…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jan 9, 2014

Crawlspaces in Bay Area

Does anyone have any info/thoughts on the effectiveness of crawlspace vapor barriers over the soil in a vented crawlspace in the bay area,…

Started by Blake Shurtz in General Forum

5 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

Selling your energy consumption back to the grid

Hi Everyone, I've been working on a product called Ohmconnect, which allows you to sell your electricity consumption back to the grid witho…

Started by Curtis Tongue in General Forum

4 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Dan Buell

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