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Section 403.2.2 of the 2009 IECC

We've received a lot of calls of (panicked) HVAC contractors on this new code requiring duct leakage testing. Can anyone shed some light on…

Started by Tracy & Matt in HVAC

11 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Please take a quick survey: How do YOU use Home Energy Pros?

We're preparing a presentation about Home Energy Pros for the ACEEE Summer Study and want to hear from you about how you use Home Energy Pr…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

16 Mar 21, 2012
Reply by Evan Mills

Looking for PHIL JEFFERS

It seems fishy that Phil Jeffers seems to have been erased from this site. For those of you who have been members for a while you will know…

Started by Ed Ballard in General Forum

10 Mar 21, 2012
Reply by David Meiland

RESNET Energy Smart Home Performance Teams

Just read an article in IE3 magazine touting the benefits of RESNET Energy Smart Home Performance Teams. Does anyone have a firsthand accou…

Started by Adam Flowers in General Forum

0 Mar 19, 2012

Local Utility Offering $50 Audits, Worth It?

Our local utility is offering a $350 energy audit' for $50. I've done some reading on here and already have fixed some issues with my 1600…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

26 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Dan Buell

What is the state of California's plan to have houses at ZNE by 2020?

Could someone in the know please clarify the State's (law or regs) position on a requirement for houses to be Zero Net Energy by 2020? I se…

Started by George M. Matthews in General Forum

2 Mar 15, 2012
Reply by Hal Skinner

"Better is Better"

There goes E-Star moving any farther into the mainstream. Where's Don Draper when you need him. Not willing to take on the ARRA mumbojumbo?

Started by Michael Matthews in Marketing

0 Mar 15, 2012

BPI Introduces Four New Home Energy Professional Certifications!

Registration Now Open for Pilot Exams to be Offered in June 2012 In June BPI will introduce four new certifications to the nation's weathe…

Started by Cierra Mooney in General Forum

0 Mar 13, 2012

New prerequisites for BPI certification

 I just received an email

Started by randy tolowski in BPI

0 Mar 12, 2012

32,000 active BPI certifications = how many real jobs?

32,000 is a lot of certifications. HOW MANY REAL JOBS WERE ADDED? Training for a new and exciting career in Energy Efficiency might not be…

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

3 Mar 12, 2012
Reply by jerry gentile

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