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BPI Accepting Applications for Multifamily Standards Technical Committee

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) seeks applications from individuals interested in serving on the Multifamily Standards Techn…

Started by Cierra Mooney in BPI

0 Mar 6, 2012

Mechanical Ventilation per ASHRAE 62.2

Hello All, We are working on a project with Habitat and our trying to provide recommendations for ventilation. We would like to see them in…

Started by Stefan Peter-Contesse in Best Practices

5 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by George W. Reynolds

Knob and tube

Wondering what best practices are for attics with ancient knob/tube wiring.  I'm doing the research, so I'm looking for sources (Codes, ASH…

Started by Tom Strumolo in Best Practices

9 Mar 2, 2012
Reply by Chris Stratton

An ACI Interview with BPI's Chief Executive Officer Larry Zarker

With over 30 years of experience in the residential buildings sector, Larry Zarker has managed the national expansion of BPI's standards, c…

Started by Cierra Mooney in BPI

0 Mar 1, 2012

Cree CR6 inserts

Hi, After installing a Cree CR6 insert, does the canister still needs to be boxed out to keep insulation from covering the fixture? Thanks…

Started by Paul Lasicki in General Forum

5 Mar 1, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Soffit Overhang Spray Foam

I have proposed spray foam for my clients soffits after showing him the blue region with my infrared camera.  The client wants additional r…

Started by Matthew Stewart in General Forum

11 Feb 29, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Adding return air from a heated basement in a high radon area

When building my house in CT, return air ducts are not put into basements because of radon, at least along the coast where radon levels are…

Started by Gary Baggett in HVAC

3 Feb 29, 2012
Reply by Gary Baggett

What problems has HEP helped you solve?

We've posted a survey to gather feedback from HEP members as input to a paper we're writing.  Just over half of the respondents so far have…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

0 Feb 28, 2012

Equipment Reviews: Blower Doors and IR Cameras

We are relatively new to this Residential Home Assessment industry and while we have all the needed certifications, we still need to buy eq…

Started by Caroline Hawkins in General Forum

14 Feb 28, 2012
Reply by Joel Greenberg

Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

I'm looking for some insight into why HVAC contractors don't use the ACCA process for sizing and selecting HVAC and Distribution systems. I…

Started by Adam Flowers in HVAC

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

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