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Home Performance with Energy Star Contractor's Roundtable

Home Energy has published business development guides for residential building contractors that participate in the jointly-sponsored DOE/EP…

Started by Tom White in General Forum

4 Aug 8, 2011
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RemRate Water Furnace modeling problem

RemRate allows for a ground source heat pump and you can couple it to the domestic hot water system.  However I need to convert the Water F…

Started by Elizabeth Guinn in General Forum

5 Aug 8, 2011
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Ballasted roofs. How prevalent and how effective at energy efficiency are they?

I dont see a whole lot of these in my area.  Until recently I did not realize that they can be designed to meet 'Cool Roof'. specifications…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

6 Aug 5, 2011
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Tenmat Recessed Light covers

Does anyone have experience/comments on Tenmat recessed light covers.

Started by Ed Ballard in General Forum

3 Aug 2, 2011
Reply by Don Hynek

you might be an energy auditor if

ya write dumb songs about yer job like:   When yer payin high bills and still shiverin chills, Or yer house is smellin moldy And yer kids a…

Started by Joseph Lamy in General Forum

6 Jul 27, 2011
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Effectively pricing duct sealing

I'm wondering what home performance contractors have found to be the best contract and or pricing method for air sealing duct systems? What…

Started by George M. Matthews in General Forum

9 Jul 27, 2011
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

How's the water? Managing energy use in Pools.

Not every house has one, and they certainly don't provide an essential energy service, but they sure gobble energy. Interested in hearing y…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Mike Estupinian

Energy auditor/analyst contracts

We are seeing increased requirements for HERS Whole House Analysis in California.  Frequently, the analyses are required as part of a fundi…

Started by Brion Battin Black in General Forum

1 Jul 14, 2011
Reply by Adam Winter

You might be an Energy Auditor if....

While cooking sugar into candy and not being able to locate the thermometer, you instead stand over the pot with your thermal imaging camer…

Started by Elizabeth Guinn in General Forum

19 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Timothy DeLuca

Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph

Hello all. I'm putting together a presentation on residential weatherization and would like to show a cost/benefit comparison between insta…

Started by Kris Grube in General Forum

6 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Tyson Pischel

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