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HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall

I just recently audited a home that had a blower door number of 11,684 CFM50 and/or 11.81 ACH50. And of course one of the main a…

Started by Jonathan Bluey in General Forum

14 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

Looking for a cure for a warping hardwood floor not caused by a leak

I have a client who is has a lovely house built in 2010 that has oak hardwood floors throughout. There are apparently no other moisture iss…

Started by Paul Raymer in General Forum

17 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

Energy Myths- Fact or Fiction?

MYTH: Closing off vents and registers will reduce your heating bill.False. If you have a modern forced air heating system, the pressure loa…

Started by Tom DelConte in General Forum

8 Apr 15, 2013
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Backup Power for Pump on Radiant Heat System

A friend of mine in Traverse City asked about options for powering a pump on his home's radiant heat system. During an extended power outag…

Started by Nick Helmholdt in General Forum

6 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner


http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2013/04/f0/Enforcement_Policy_Furnace_Stds_04052013.pdf 80% will still be illegible in north 30 states b…

Started by Eric Kjelshus in General Forum

4 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Basements and BAS

I frequently find that if I include basement area and volume in a BPI calculation for Building Airflow Standard then relatively high flow r…

Started by Pat Dundon in General Forum

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

Blower Door Testing

I've been asked to perform blower door testing on a house that is to be built.The architects builders estimate specifications state " Perfo…

Started by Thomas Varney in General Forum

5 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

Cost of training and certification

I'm curious about why training and certification in our industry is so expensive. If everyone was getting grants, I could see how $1600 for…

Started by Andrew Aliferis in General Forum

11 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Andrew Aliferis

deep energy modeling article


Started by William H Nickerson in General Forum

2 Apr 4, 2013
Reply by tedkidd

Adding Value for Energy Efficient Features During the Appraisal Process

Recently, I was asked to manage another realtors' listings and buyer clients while she went on vacation out of the country.  One of her lis…

Started by Jan Green in General Forum

4 Mar 29, 2013
Reply by Jan Green


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