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Installing an indoor swim spa and what type of insulation to use.

     I am consulting on an addition to house an indoor swim spa or endless pool.  I am getting all kinds of feedback from the different ins…

Started by Elizabeth Guinn in General Forum

7 Apr 6, 2011
Reply by Robert H

What's wrong with this house?

Hi, folks. Today's question in daily5Remodel comes from BPI's Performance Matters eletter and concerns a home with a problematic furnace.  …

Started by Leah Thayer in BPI

0 Apr 4, 2011

combustion appliance testing equipment

I'm getting ready to purchase the following items needed to perform a BPI audit:1) combustion analyzer2) gas leak detector3) carbon monoxid…

Started by Meghan McGuire Denlinger in General Forum

8 Apr 1, 2011
Reply by Ed Voytovich

2009 IECC Certificate Labels

I'm looking to find a Good template to make up some labels to comply with this:   401.3 Certificate. A permanent certificate shall be poste…

Started by Jim Peck in General Forum

4 Mar 31, 2011
Reply by Jim Peck

Lighting audits as a subset of the energy audits.

Energy audits done by competent Pro's often over look a major area of energy(kWh) waste.LIGHTS If your doctors physicals included a thoroug…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

18 Mar 25, 2011
Reply by Dave Conna

If you think ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 is hard...

At the RESNET conference earlier this month, Sam Rashkin talked to a room full of attendees about the new 'Concept Home' available in the E…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens in General Forum

2 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by Chris Laumer-Giddens

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater System Design Help Needed

Please email me if you can help a singlefamily home client (Oakland, CA) who is thinking about adding a Rheem Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater…

Started by Eliron Hamburger in General Forum

1 Mar 24, 2011
Reply by Troy Spindler

What area of our industry would make for a good investment?

Member Dale Sherman asked that question, more or less, in a comment to the ACI National Attendees group.  I'm just boosting it into everyon…

Started by David Eggleton in General Forum

0 Mar 23, 2011

Enclosed Attic Insulation - Uncover or not?

I am working on a 1950's colonial with attic insulation consisting of 2"x6" joists filled with loose fill fiberglass. The fiberglass is cov…

Started by David Douglass in General Forum

6 Mar 19, 2011
Reply by Tom Lewis

Looking to subcontract Energy Audit's Seattle/Eastside (Manual J, Electrical Loads, Insulation etc)..Ongoing!

Hello all, I am looking for a third party to conduct load calculations for homes and small businesses in and around the Seattle/East-side a…

Started by Justin McLeod in General Forum

0 Mar 18, 2011

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