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New house with way too much condensation build up!

ok, my fellow energy geeks, i need some help here. i just visited a house built just last year. it has condensation and frost on every sing…

Started by Chad Smith in General Forum

5 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

ERV in humid climate zone (CZ-2A)

What do you think about putting an Whisper-Green FV-04VE1exhaust-only ERV in CZ-2A (Houston, or Austin?). Concerns about long-term efficacy…

Started by Kristof Irwin in General Forum

1 Jan 23, 2012
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Smart Meters

There doesn't seem to be a lot of discussion in forums such as this one about Smart Meter technology and where the industry is at this poin…

Started by Eric Sperline in General Forum

12 Jan 22, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Out of Square Door, How to Fix ?

Is there a relatively simple way to resolve doors that have leaks due to the door frame being slightly out of square/ The door opens/shuts…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

7 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Jeff Warner

Problem Room on North Side of House

I have a north facing bedroom on the "hit list" with 3 exterior walls and a cathedral ceiling. The room also has 30 or so sq ft of North gl…

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

The Coming Energy Implosion

I got this idea from my good friend Mike Nelson, the Obi-Wan Kenobi of solar in Washington state, who predicts that new technologies and be…

Started by James White in General Forum

17 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by James White

Controlling heat gain/loss Through Windows

How effective are things like window tinting and thermal curtains? Gimmick or worth the money?

Started by Bob Blanchette in General Forum

3 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Strategies for insulating on top of & around heat sources in attics (such as recessed light fixtures).

I have been going by the rules of the program admins in my region when it comes to how to treat heat sources in attics when preparing to in…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

5 Jan 19, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

HOT Summers = Big profits!

Do any of you live in parts of the country where the summesr get hot? If you do, then you might want to check out this timely and proven pr…

Started by Alan Floyd in General Forum

2 Jan 19, 2012
Reply by Alan Floyd

New digital meters... were the old ones S L O W ?

The local electric co-op has now installed new digital meters for 100% of members, and some folks are being surprised by higher-than-normal…

Started by David Meiland in General Forum

2 Jan 19, 2012
Reply by David Meiland

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