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What is wrong with the Residential Energy Efficiency industry (and how to fix it)

Howdy Home Energy Pros, Over the course of the last 5 years, I have seen a lot happen within the Residential Energy Efficiency industry. Wh…

Started by George Kopf in General Forum

0 Sep 24, 2013

ASHRAE 62.2-2013 in an Easy-to-Use Method!

http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/ashrae-62-2-2013-easy-peasy-ventilation-calculation-with-corbett Here you go, dudes: 7.5 cfm per person…

Started by Corbett Lunsford in General Forum

3 Sep 23, 2013
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Aeroseal duct Sealant

Does anyone have experience or an opinion on Aeroseal duct leakage sealing system?

Started by Ed Ballard in General Forum

10 Sep 22, 2013
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Sizing A Ground Heat Exchanger for Installation

Ground Heat Exchanger (GHE) is the key to the efficiency of a Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP). However, GHE is not standardized as other par…

Started by Perry Ning in Best Practices

1 Sep 14, 2013
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Cooling His Room With a Big Refrigerator - What is Wrong with That?

       It was very hot this July 4th for Peter when his room AC broke down.  Nothing taste better than a cold beer from the refrigerator.  …

Started by Perry Ning in HVAC

5 Sep 14, 2013
Reply by Perry Ning

What About DIY Geothermal Heat Exchangers for Heat Pumps?

     Many of our pros here are also DIY experts. You may have done or plan to do some geothermal projects. Do you favor a contractor or you…

Started by Perry Ning in General Forum

2 Sep 14, 2013
Reply by Perry Ning

Super Seal and Dry R

Hi, I installed my York system 2 years ago July 2011 and this month I found ice on my coils, I have 3.5 ton system with new refrigerant lin…

Started by George Gereis in HVAC

3 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by James White

Consumer Reports recommends BPI credentialed contractors!

In their latest issue, which hits newsstands this October, Consumer Reports unequivocally recommends BPI certified contractors as the profe…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Sep 10, 2013

Check it out! The video every HVAC contractor should see.

Here’s an inside look at incorporating home performance into your HVAC business from two of the industry's leading contractors. Learn how s…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Sep 3, 2013

Know Your House Facts

Faced with Home Manager retirement, what should a homeowner do? Know your House Facts.  By design, “Variable Air Volume” is the foundation…

Started by Gary LaForge in General Forum

4 Sep 1, 2013
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