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Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

We have a small 1940s single level house (1005sqf) in Berkeley, California that is in need of a deep energy upgrade. Our plans include maki…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju in General Forum

85 May 22
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When is it too windy to use blower door?

It has been a windy week out here in Phoenix, AZ this past week. I have a few tricks that I have used that works only sometimes. I use an e…

Started by Brandon Walton in General Forum

9 May 20
Reply by David Baerg

Thermostat set points

I have a programmable thermostat that is, well, dumb. It is willing to set times and abide by those, but it doesn't take in to account the…

Started by daniel manriquez in HVAC

5 May 17
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Bathroom exhaust fan shuts down two airports

Anyone else notice that two Chicago airports were shut down yesterday? Anyone else read why? I might be new to the industry and still learn…

Started by Kim Tanner in General Forum

1 May 15
Reply by Griffin Hagle

Heat loss from ducts

Hey there Home Energy Pros, How do you calculate whole home heat loss from the ducts?  To put this in context, I know how to calculate heat…

Started by George Kopf in RESNET Modeling & Rating

20 May 12
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Square Recessed Lights

Can anyone recommend a low cost method for dealing with square recessed lights?   We find them often in soffits above kitchen sinks on eave…

Started by Dmitri A Martin in General Forum

8 May 6
Reply by Glen Gallo

Air & Vapor Barrier for a House in Berkeley, California

I am wondering if building experts have an opinion in the correct ordering of vapor and air barrier for a small 1 story house in Berkeley C…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju in General Forum

1 May 3
Reply by Glen Gallo

Proctoring position: The School for Energy Efficiency. Waterbury CT

www.tsfee.com Hi All, TSFEE is looking to bring on a BPI proctor to help expand our testing schedule. Please email Mark Schappert Mscha…

Started by Mark in General Forum

0 May 2

Follow the action at ACI National Home Performance Conference

A great way to follow the action at the ACI National Home Performance Conference this week is to follow hashtag #aci14 on Twitter. Here's a…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

3 May 1
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Air Source Heat pump or mini-split efficiency

Greetings everyone!     I have a technical questions I hope I could get some feedback! I understood that air source heat pumps are very ef…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

1 Apr 30
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

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