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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
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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
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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

Another Blog for Thermographers

I don't want to seem self-serving AND I do want folks to know about the blog that Fluke sponsors. I'm one of the prime authors (yes, The Sn…

Started by John Snell in General Forum

1 Mar 17, 2011
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Facts about can lighting energy consumption

I've been searching the web, including sites dedicated to energy efficiency in residential building, and I cannot find substantiated facts…

Started by William E. Beaver in General Forum

3 Mar 17, 2011
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Drilling through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion appliance

Here is a dilemma for a BPI-certified building auditor - should I or shouldn't I drill through a flue pipe of a power-vented combustion app…

Started by Jack Baikoff in General Forum

17 Mar 14, 2011
Reply by David Meiland

Send Your Blower Door Data

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is continuing our effort to collect blower door data for the Residential Diagnostic Database. Since o…

Started by Wanyu Rengie Chan in General Forum

0 Mar 4, 2011

Spray Foam vs. Fiberglass - R-value only?

While fully wanting to have the most thermal barrier I can have, should I believe Rem/Rate when it tells me that R-value does so little? By…

Started by Jamie Kaye in General Forum

25 Mar 2, 2011
Reply by Bryce Cramer

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