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Thermostat Wars

Honeywell strikes back at the Nest,and alleges patent infringement on seven counts.  http://slate.me/ywdfSW

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum

1 Feb 19, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Learning Thermostat

Just installed my first Nest learning thermostat.  Really easy and affordable.  Check it out and let me know what you think: http://www.nes

Started by Classic Residential, Inc. in General Forum

33 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

Treating crawl spaces (with ductwork) when the adjacent basement ceiling is insulated.

I am currently speaking with a homeowner who would like to replace the existing FG batt insulation in the ceiling above his crawl space. Th…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in Weatherization

4 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Crawlspace (and Spray Foam) from Hell

People always say that Hell is “below”, I just never realized it was right below the floorboards.  We all know how many holes can be drille…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

9 Feb 16, 2012
Reply by Dmitri A Martin

Fix this leakage?

What sort of leakage reduction could I expect if I try to plug all these tiny gaps? This is a typical cathedral ceiling around these parts…

Started by David Meiland in General Forum

2 Feb 16, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Nominations deadline approaching: BPI Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry - Deadline 2/17

Nominations Deadline Approaching this Friday!Send in your nomination for the Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Perform…

Started by Leslie McDowell, BPI in BPI

0 Feb 15, 2012

ACI has extended Early Bird pricing!

Deadline Extended! ACI has extended Early Bird pricing for an additional 48 hours for the National Home Performance Conference, March 26-30…

Started by Cierra Mooney in General Forum

0 Feb 14, 2012

Spray Foam Liability

According to the EPA, exposures to spray foam's key ingredient, isocyanates, and other SPF chemicals in vapors, aerosols, and dust during a…

Started by Dmitri A Martin in General Forum

10 Feb 14, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Is LEED Lip Stick on a Pig?

http://bit.ly/yA52MU Is LEED lip stick on a pig?   I like the concept of LEED however the acronym is probably in need of adjustment that w…

Started by Glen Gallo in General Forum

6 Feb 10, 2012
Reply by William H Nickerson

Resnet and NATE and BPI

Resnet and NATE are joining forces to Come up with yet another "Certification" a WHOLE House Specialist. Don't get me wrong, It is a very g…

Started by randy tolowski in HVAC

13 Feb 9, 2012
Reply by John Webb

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