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Backdraft Detectors - Are they reliable?

On a recent Quality Assurance site visit, I found a gas-fired water heater with a "Vent-rite Spill Alarm" installed on the flue. The contr…

Started by Nick Helmholdt in Best Practices

2 May 10, 2013
Reply by Jim Peck

Russian Wood Stoves (Masonry Stoves)

While reading an article in the Alaska Magazine yesterday, I came upon a reference to Russian wood stoves (Pechka) that were commonly used…

Started by James White in General Forum

33 May 9, 2013
Reply by Jeena Smith

John Tooley of Advanced Energy Receives BPI's 2013 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry

Joe Kuonen, Michael Blasnik and Rick Chitwood inducted into Building Performance Industry Hall of Fame  Denver, Colorado, May 1, 2013 - To…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 May 9, 2013
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

ASHRAE 62.2-2013 released

Okay, so has anyone had time to scrutinize the just-released ASHRAE 62.2-2013 standard?  How different is it from Addendum r? I see it has…

Started by Dale Sherman in General Forum

5 May 8, 2013
Reply by Rick Karg

Why is this picture important in understanding moisture in buildings?

I never tied it together

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

9 May 3, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Call for presenters...Illinois Better Buildings: Better Business Conference

December 10-11, 2013 near Chicago O’Hare Stay up-to-date on residential, multifamily and small commercial building best practices, expand y…

Started by Anna Svensson in General Forum

0 May 1, 2013

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

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First-Ever Comprehensive National Standard Practice Manual is Updated Guidebook for Energy Efficiency Cost-Benefit Analysis

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on May 23, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

The first-ever comprehensive national guide for utility-funded energy efficiency programs is now available to help utilities, regulators and other interested…

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New Video and Course on Solar PV in Real Estate

Posted by Amber Vignieri on May 16, 2017 at 11:31am 0 Comments

Real estate professionals who understand the basics of solar and know how to market the benefits of an installation will have a market edge. For most real estate agents and appraisers, assessing the value of solar is a new…

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What Happen to Energy Upgrade California?

Posted by Will johnson on May 15, 2017 at 11:43am 0 Comments

Energy Upgrade California offers rebates up to $6,500.00 in SDGE territory.  Up to $4,500 in other territories.  Unfortunately they don't/won't promote it.  I can't get straight candid answers from the contractors supporting the program.  Only…

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