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Vented cathedral ceiling construction advice...

Had been planning on building an unvented cathedral ceiling, but have since realized I need to vent it! Here's where I'm at so far on my co…

Started by Tony Rigdon in General Forum

8 Mar 11
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Tax Time Blues

There is a tax credit available to homeowners who have walls insulated. The credits were continued last year in a budget deal to cover tax…

Started by Jim Gunshinan in General Forum

1 Mar 6
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Should your local weatherization company be required to have someone BPI certified on their staff?

Hello, 9 out of ten 10 homes visited were supposed to have been weatherized. Upon inspection, I found air leakage around heating and domest…

Started by robert jones in General Forum

6 Mar 5
Reply by Michael Dunseith

When your shower is in your kitchen...

Interesting question by Leanne Maxwell, former colleague at Home Energy: "Aside from all of the obvious logistical issues of having a showe…

Started by Jim Gunshinan in General Forum

3 Mar 5
Reply by Stan Kuhn

Have you heard!? BPI's BSP Certificate Approved as Home Energy Score Prerequisite!

The Building Performance Institute's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge has been approved by the U.S. Department of…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 Mar 4
Reply by Ben Jacobs

Hobo Data loggers for sale

I have recently retired and no longer have need of these, which are all in like new condition.  I have about $1300 invested,  I have more d…

Started by Larry Gorman in General Forum

0 Mar 4

Home Energy's March/April issue is live!

The March/April issue is now live on www.homeenergy.org. This month's articles include: Editorial: At Home with the Internet of Annoying…

Started by Home Energy Magazine in General Forum

0 Mar 3

Using Two Exhaust Fans with AirCycler g2/FanConnect

A customer of ours recently asked if it was possible to operate two exhaust fans in two different bathrooms with the AirCycler g2 and FanCo…

Started by Carly@AirCycler in HVAC

0 Mar 3

Looking for home improvement companies to join our dealer network!

My name is Casey Gesell and I'm the Business Development Manager at Dr. Energy Saver, Inc. Dr. Energy Saver is the nation’s largest and fas…

Started by Casey Gesell in General Forum

7 Mar 2
Reply by Casey Gesell

Non-continuous exterior insulation

Greetings everyone,      I have been asked to put 4 inches of closed cell rigid insulation in the first floor of a cottage, but not the se…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

11 Mar 1
Reply by Don Hynek

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