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Vinyl Siding with Integral Insulation

Hello Pros. I have a client for whom I'm about to engage in stage 3 of improving the comfort in his home. One of my partner contractors i…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

18 Feb 27
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Can someone recommend a whole home water filtration system?

Hi, I have some friends that recently purchased a home in the pacific northwest. Apparently there is a lot of iron in the water and they'r…

Started by Brady Mills in General Forum

5 Feb 26
Reply by Glen Gallo

A WARNING ON VINYL SIDING

Back in 2003 I was called out to a home in Sacramento.  I was called there in the begining of summer.  The prior winter the home was painte…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

0 Feb 26

FLIR i-7 for sale

Hi, I have a very lightly used FLIR 1-7 for sale.   i-7, serial # 60101-4267.  Full hard case and everything. Asking $1400.

Started by Brian Clavette in General Forum

0 Feb 25

smoky neighbor

Here's an odd one - in a suburban neighborhood one person constantly is burning wood to heat his home- the problem is the next door neighbo…

Started by Kent Mitchell in General Forum

8 Feb 19
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

CO poisoning in Yarmouth Maine

A news headline caught my attention, "Man hospitalized for signs of carbon monoxide poisoning at Yarmouth home".  Not all of the details, b…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

8 Feb 19
Reply by Stan Kuhn

Getting Balanced Ventilation with the AirCycler g2-k

We spoke to a lot of people at RESNET 2015 about balanced ventilation so we wanted to share here how it can be achieved with the AirCycler…

Started by Carly@AirCycler in HVAC

0 Feb 19

Giving credit when disagreeing

It seems simple, if you quote someone you should give them credit and note the source.  But should you provide credit when you are assignin…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

0 Feb 19

For Sale: Bacharach Combustion Gas Analyzer, Minneapolis Blower Door, Bacharach Gas Leak Detector

                All the equipment is basically brand new, never been used.  I bought the equipment less then 2 years ago.  I'm BPI certifie…

Started by mark richichi in General Forum

0 Feb 17

Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

Last month my meter/delivery charges were MORE than the cost of fuel. I expect this in in the summer, but now it's happening in winter also.

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

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