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Needed: Tips and tricks for duct testing

  I am building a new page on our website www.retrotec.com, to help those looking for information on duct testing and adhering to duct test…

Started by Silvie Votrubova in HVAC

12 Nov 3, 2011
Reply by Andre D.

Conferences

I would like to know if anyone knows of  any energy auditor conferences going on in Michigan? Thank You,Roberto.

Started by Roberto Baca in General Forum

2 Oct 31, 2011
Reply by Roberto Baca

QAQC Inspections for Energy Upgrade California

As a contractor I have experienced a very unique situation where work performed in a home is inspected by a 3rd party inspector, but the co…

Started by Classic Residential, Inc. in General Forum

5 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by Christopher Cadwell

Frost on Inside of garage walls

I have a customer that has frost forming on the inside of his unheated garage walls.  I believe the cause is heat loss into the garage.  I…

Started by Phil Hanneman in General Forum

6 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

Making air leakage training flow

Article on training by Colin Genge attached. Retrotec-Home%20Energy%20Spread-%202%20pages.pdf

Started by Silvie Votrubova in General Forum

0 Oct 25, 2011

Discerning quality in LED lamps

The're out there , in growing numbers--- people considering buying a LED lamp or bulb. Quick show of hands - who has had several years of b…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

10 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Anything and Everything You Can Tell Me About Soy Foam Insulation?

Hello,   I have a client interested in soy foam insulation. None of the insulators I have talked to have any experience with soy nor do the…

Started by Eric Timon in General Forum

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Home Energy Ratings

Friends of mine bought a 550-year-old estate outside of London. The real estate listing included the attached image, which shows how the pr…

Started by Leah Thayer in Best Practices

12 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Kent Mitchell

Energy analysis on converted steel storage containers?

Many of the manufacturers insulate and add air conditioners to these units.  They are used as offices, school classrooms, conditioned stora…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

1 Oct 20, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

70 year old boiler AFUE?

What would you estimate the AFUE is for a 70 year old boiler?

Started by Matthew Stewart in General Forum

7 Oct 13, 2011
Reply by tedkidd

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