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Before and after leakage tests. What to expect.

Your before-test result is 4000 CFM50. After two days of work, you measure a 21% reduction to 3150 CFM 50. Your after-test is checked using…

Started by Silvie Votrubova in General Forum

2 Nov 28, 2011
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Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

Concerning duct testing in crawlspaces (this is for new houses for Energy Star, but will be the same for existing houses):I have a house on…

Started by Ed Minch in General Forum

13 Nov 25, 2011
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Efficiency First announces the selection of Jay Murdoch as Executive Director

Industry veteran selected to lead trade association of America's home performance companies   Murdoch has been active as a member of Effici…

Started by Cierra Mooney in General Forum

0 Nov 21, 2011

BPI Launches Green Jobs Connection

BPI invites you to drop by the new Green Jobs Connection webpage, an initiative to connect the very best talent in the home performance and…

Started by Cierra Mooney in BPI

0 Nov 21, 2011

Duct Testing Reference Guide in Spanish

  We have just completed a translation of our Duct Testing Quick guide in Spanish.    More translation are on their way.  You can find the…

Started by Silvie Votrubova in General Forum

6 Nov 17, 2011
Reply by Silvie Votrubova

2011 Builders Federal Tax Credit for new Homes

Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to…

Started by Roger Shipp in General Forum

5 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Jeffrey Sauls

Log Home Retrofit

I am looking for ideas for a log home retrofit. 20 years old, cathedral ceiling, full basement and double pane glass. Conditioned space 150…

Started by Bruce Glanville in General Forum

8 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Ed Ballard

DHPs in MF projects

I've got a 20-unit 3-story apartment project in Seattle that's evaluating using DHPs vs. tankless hydronic in each unit. I'm a big fan of D…

Started by Pam Worner in General Forum

5 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Pam Worner

Acquiring Images & Pics for Website and Sales Literature

I am starting a new business as an independent auditor. Among the many tasks to be done are a website, sales literature and promotional ite…

Started by Bruce Navin in General Forum

5 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Johnny Ritzo

Best Buy/Geek Squad to get into Energy Efficiency

.... home energy management and energy audits.  I'll be curious to see their pricing and energy audit protocols (checklists).   http://bit.…

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum

6 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

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