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Home performance pro Corbett Lunsford underlines the importance of home performance testing in the aftermath of Indiana home explosion.

"The real tragedy is that if this was a faulty furnace it could have been prevented. Cleaning and servicing your furnace is not a bad idea,…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 16, 2012

Doggy Doors...What to do?

I did an audit yesterday and found out that a single doggy door was responsible for 1,300 CFM50 of air leakage (in an already-leaky house..…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

14 Nov 16, 2012
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thinking in 3 dimensions

I had a Eureka moment about 10 years ago. Folks like us who look at buildings tend to simplify them and miss too much.  Not only are buildi…

Started by Pat Dundon in General Forum

3 Nov 13, 2012
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What Air Conditioning unit should you choose?

If you have a false ceiling you can use Ceiling mounted cassette system. If you have hard ceiling but still want a unit on the ceiling you…

Started by Caan Soloman in General Forum

0 Nov 12, 2012

Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

Hey all, We recently hired a new tech that has previously done a bunch of Home Performance work on the East coast and he has turned me on…

Started by Tom Walther in General Forum

24 Nov 9, 2012
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Over 150 Programs Nationwide Specify BPI Credentials for Quality Assurance

Malta, NY, November 7, 2012 - Demand for BPI's core certifications continues to grow as 150+ government, utility and manufacturer energy ef…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 7, 2012

Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

This is my first post and I hope I have the formate correct, I live and build in central Pennsylvania. I built a house in 2004 using what I…

Started by Eric M. Fletcher in General Forum

53 Nov 5, 2012
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Victims of Hurricane Sandy in CT- Free Energy Assessments

Although we would like to reach out to the entire Northeast area of those affected by Hurricane Sandy, it is simply too big of a geographic…

Started by Gary Baggett in General Forum

0 Nov 4, 2012

Insulating floors above basements with fuel-fired boilers\furnaces.

There has been some back and forth in my circles about whether or not to insulate floors above basements with fossil fuel boilers and furna…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in Best Practices

23 Nov 3, 2012
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In Sandy's Wake, Lend a Hand

It is our greatest hope that you and your families have come away unscathed by Hurricane Sandy, but the reality is that millions of people…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 2, 2012

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