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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

What is COSTCO doing?

Does anyone else just see a lawsuit when they watch this video? http://www.trustedhomeservices.com/eshield/video.asp

Started by Craig Bird in General Forum

31 Mar 1, 2013
Reply by Jerry Lahr

installing automatic door sweeps

Can anybody tell me if automatic door sweeps can be cut to size?  I see some that are 36" long but I need  to install one on a 30" basement…

Started by Kari Sauder in Weatherization

5 Mar 1, 2013
Reply by Colin Choney

Which Hydronic Air Handler

We are about to add hydronic air handlers to our options due to low BTU needs in California.  First Company is the only one that I have any…

Started by Rich Johnson in General Forum

8 Feb 27, 2013
Reply by Jack Lance

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