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Simulate the fireplace during combustion safety testing or not???

Hello all, I have noticed that BPI Standards for combustion safety do not require the simulation of a fireplace using 300 cfm during worst…

Started by Johnny Mills in General Forum

11 Jul 7, 2012
Reply by Gary Baggett

Great example of the use of retrofit case studies

The Claremont Home Energy Retrofit Project, known by the awesome acronym CHERP, is one of the most successful community outreach programs I…

Started by Peter Troast in Marketing

1 Jul 6, 2012
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Home Energy Score Launch

Our company is a regional partner organization for Home Energy Score and we are getting ready to launch the program this month.  I wanted t…

Started by Zachary Popkin in General Forum

53 Jul 6, 2012
Reply by James H. Bushart

Do Government and Utility Rebate Programs Help or Hurt?

I say ... they hurt.  What say you?

Started by James H. Bushart in General Forum

41 Jul 6, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Released for Public Comment

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its BPI-1100-T-2012: Home Energy Auditing Standard (formerly BPI…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jul 5, 2012

BPI Issues Open Call for Volunteers to Serve on its Building Analyst Certification Scheme Committee

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) seeks volunteers to serve on a committee to update the Building Analyst (BA) certification s…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jul 3, 2012

Cooling blower off delay vs. Humidity

How much does the blower off delay at the end of a cooling cycle add to the humidity? It's been discussed that leaving the fan on all the t…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

10 Jul 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Indoor Air Quality, Mold and the Proper Home Owner Response

Don't panic!   Properly Responding to Mold in the Home

Started by James H. Bushart in Weatherization

0 Jul 2, 2012

Trends in space conditioning systems in high performance homes, looking for your insight

Can anyone comment on the common types of heating and cooling systems installed in their region in high performance homes?  More and more,…

Started by Brennan Less in HVAC

4 Jul 1, 2012
Reply by William H Nickerson

waste of time and material

If you put housewrap on like this what benefit is there?

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

3 Jun 28, 2012
Reply by Ed Voytovich

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