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Poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance?

Take our latest poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance? Feel free to discuss this topic in the comments bel…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

8 Aug 25, 2016
Reply by Luke Langhals

Dear DOE, PACE sucks - please fix or make it go away...

Who thinks Energy Efficiency is having a hard enough time gaining traction due to lack of credibility and accountability for performance al…

Started by tedkidd in General Forum

3 Aug 22, 2016
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

BPI Accepting Applications for Multifamily Standards Technical Committees

Malta, NY, August 22, 2016 - The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) continually reviews and updates technical standards used by the…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Aug 22, 2016

Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert

I'm excited to be the lone speaker for the last in a series of lectures for the Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series!  The event is 6/2…

Started by Jan Green in General Forum

11 Aug 20, 2016
Reply by Jan Green

What if more efficient homes were actually worth more?

originally posted here  What if it was easy to find out how much energy a home uses and how much that energy costs? It could unlock a whol…

Started by tedkidd in General Forum

0 Aug 20, 2016

IECC 2012 & 2015 Compliance & HRVs

 I’m failing IECC 2012 with the HRVs we’ve been using – Honeywell .  (See specs below that I entered into REM for another rating.)  I’m get…

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum

4 Aug 11, 2016
Reply by Melissa Baldridge

Shell Sealing Limits to Existing Homes

What is the appropriate level to shell seal existing homes, in a cost-effective manner. Is it appropriate to target the sealing goal to cur…

Started by Tom Barrett in General Forum

5 Aug 11, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

Do You Have New Windows? Please help NREL research lowering costs of window installations.

Did you recently replace the windows in your home? If so, you can help advance research that could reduce the cost of replacement windows.…

Started by Jorn Aabakken in General Forum

1 Aug 11, 2016
Reply by Sydney G. Roberts

Foam insulation on attic floor

Started by Larry Nissman in General Forum

13 Aug 11, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

ENERGY STAR - Slab Insulation

Folks, Let's say I have a client who's building slab on grade and intending to certify E-STAR.  I'm in CZ 5B.  According to the Thermal En…

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum

2 Jul 29, 2016
Reply by Melissa Baldridge

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