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Installing asphalt shingle roofing around dormers – a how-to primer

Here is an article I wrote about Installing asphalt roofing. I've attached the text here, and the link is within the body. Sorry if this is…

Started by Dale Eklund in General Forum

1 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

I have an under-insulated roof above a "cathedral ceiling".  The shingles need to be replaced this year.  It occurred to me that this could…

Started by George Whiting in General Forum

24 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by R Higgins

New furnace causing interference with AM radio?

I just wrapped up a quality assurance site inspection where I heard something unusual. The homeowner had a new furnace & central air co…

Started by Nick Helmholdt in HVAC

9 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Nick Helmholdt

I never had anything good to say about crappy LED Retrofits....

Here is why-- I can speak about 3 instances where manufacturers of LED retrofits have had  faulty stuff recalled - the latest Lighting Scie…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

1 Mar 24, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Free Energy Audit Sales Flyer / Brochures

copy and paste this for your web browser  http://www.marylandenergyauditor.com/home-energy-audit-brochures.html

Started by Damien Herold in General Forum

1 Mar 15, 2013
Reply by Damien Herold

Frozen Pipes on Interior Wall

On a recent quality assurance site inspection I found a situation where pipes froze and burst within an interior wall. Here is the story:…

Started by Nick Helmholdt in Best Practices

7 Mar 14, 2013
Reply by Michael Jensen

Appraisal Institute Updated the Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum

The changes made to the Addendum will enhance the reporting of the green and energy features.  It is written for homeowners, builders, appr…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA in Best Practices

1 Mar 12, 2013
Reply by Guy DuBois

BPI's Home Performance-Related Data Standards Released for Public Comment

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to announce that its BPI-2100-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Mar 12, 2013

BPI Introduces New Renewal Policy for Certified Home Performance Professionals

Today BPI announced a new certification renewal policy that recognizes the work experience of BPI certified professionals. The new policy e…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

15 Mar 7, 2013
Reply by Robert vanCreveld

The Government is looking for public comment on Green Building Certification Systems

If there was anything that was relevant to what brought us all here to rant and rave and sometimes learn this would be it. I heard a guy sa…

Started by William H Nickerson in General Forum

0 Mar 6, 2013

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