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How well does airkrete work and can it be sprayed under roof decks using the webbing. is there a safer spray foam

How well does airkrete work and can it be sprayed under roof decks using the webbing. Is there a safer spray foam ?

Started by Craig McManus in General Forum

1 Mar 10, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

Field Testing of R values

Is there equipment available or testing methodology for calculating the R values of walls and ceilings in the field.

Started by Anthony J Passannante in Infrared

3 Mar 9, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

Home Performance Demographics

I own a small home performance business in Wisconsin. We have been fortunate to keep booked over the last 3 years by tapping into large con…

Started by Dmitri A Martin in Marketing

9 Mar 7, 2014
Reply by Joshua Moore

BPI Launches Home Rating Program Using DOE's Home Energy Score

BPI is excited to announce the launch of its Rating Program. Participants in the BPI Rating Program will provide customers with an affordab…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

2 Mar 6, 2014
Reply by Tom Conlon

Comparing energy cost break even points

I'm trying to calculate the heat loss "breakpoints" for going all electric with heat pump, dual fuel system, or conventional gas heat. A wh…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

11 Feb 28, 2014
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

Hot roof in a cold climate?

Hey Home Energy Pro's! Tim Reynolds here in Des Moines Iowa, I have been able to work with a group here that is trying out a hot roof syst…

Started by Tim Reynolds in Best Practices

6 Feb 26, 2014
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Energy Savings Guarantees

Andy Frank of Sealed has a nice series of posts going on home energy guarantees. The concept first captured when I saw Perry Bigelow start…

Started by Mike Rogers in General Forum

0 Feb 25, 2014

Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

After running calculations on my furnace upgrade with inconclusive results I figure I would look at how much my AC upgrade really saved. ye…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

5 Feb 25, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Ductless Heat Pump vs Radiant

Location Seattle Winter design temp 28 Heating Degree days 4797 Design Temp 80/64 South facing with lots of windows u28 My question is I ha…

Started by James Murray in General Forum

11 Feb 24, 2014
Reply by Hans Joachim Preiss

The end of Innovation and beginning of Commoditization of Home Performance

Does anyone else feel that Home Performance is becoming commoditized?  The final nail for me is BPI requiring BA candidates to be capble of…

Started by Pat Dundon in General Forum

4 Feb 20, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

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