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BPI Announces Release of 2012 Annual Report

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) announces the release of its 2012 Annual Report, detailing a year of productive work leading…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 Apr 30, 2013
Reply by Joe Romero

Fiber doors

Have you used fiber doors or windows for your house? I think you should give it a try. I think it is the perfect solution to get rid of woo…

Started by Joe Romero in General Forum

0 Apr 29, 2013

Are you going to ACI in Denver? If so, what is on your Don't-Miss list?

Here's a list of things I want to see, people that YOU should meet, and several activities or sessions you should try to attend: http://oms…

Started by Mike Rogers in General Forum

1 Apr 26, 2013
Reply by Joe Romero

Stump the Chump - March 2013

This month's stump the chump comes from a mystery contributor, a caped crusading building performance specialist from Burlington, Vermont.…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

10 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by David Eakin

New PV system. What is your experience with different panel manufacturers?

I am about to pull the trigger on having a 5.9kW system put on our home/office, but honestly PV systems are kind of outside of my realm of…

Started by Jason Raddenbach in General Forum

12 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by Jason Raddenbach

Air Source Heat Pumps Question from Colorado

One of our readers asked us this question - we'd love any feedback you have: For the climate in Denver, do air source heat pumps with natur…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

6 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by Jose Macho

Geothermal real-world performance

I've heard that measured performance of actual, installed geoexchange systems can be much lower than advertized COP numbers. Is anyone awar…

Started by Doug Horgan in HVAC

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

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

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