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Airflow "through" a building or "beneath" the exterior cladding

As a licensed home inspector in the southeast, I have observed residential structures (typically 15 - 25 years old) clad with vinyl lap sid…

Started by Dave Hahn in General Forum

3 Apr 14
Reply by Tom Mallard

What is the best energy auditing software?

Hi:   I have been using TREAT software to do my energy auditing reports. While this software is a powerful tool, its seems that it is desig…

Started by Kevin Eigel in General Forum

18 Apr 12
Reply by Ben Meyer

Insulating and air sealing a finished attic

Have a home that is trying to improve the performance of its building shell .It has a" finished" attic that currently has R-19 batts instal…

Started by Michael Robinson in Best Practices

6 Apr 7
Reply by Anthony Hyde

Ruth Ann Norton of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) Receives BPI's 2016 Tony Woods Award

On Tuesday, the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) honored Ruth Ann Norton of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative by naming he…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Apr 7

Please beta-test this game for me

Hi everyone, I have a National Science Foundation grant to develop and trial building science games. One of the games that my partners (The…

Started by Amanda Hatherly in General Forum

12 Apr 5
Reply by Jaime D. Gomez

LED use in the summer

As  the use of LED lighting becomes typical or commonplace there are a few benefits that apply to their use during the hot summer months; B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

5 Apr 1
Reply by Twinkle Rai

Radon: Truth vs. Myth

In researching the subject of Radon mitigation, I came across this article http://www.forensic-applications.com/radon/radon.html, Titled "R…

Started by Rodney Fox in Best Practices

147 Mar 31
Reply by Rodney Fox

Home Energy Pros twitter feed

We're excited to add a cool new feature to Home Energy Pros. Are you on Twitter? We have a twitter list of over 400 Home Energy Pros who tw…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

1 Mar 25
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The Northeast Biomass Heating Expo is Only 7 Days Away!

The Northeast Biomass Heating Expo (NEBHx) is the premier biomass heating and cooling industry event, coming to Burlington, VT on March 30…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Mar 23

HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall

I just recently audited a home that had a blower door number of 11,684 CFM50 and/or 11.81 ACH50. And of course one of the main a…

Started by Jonathan Bluey in General Forum

16 Mar 17
Reply by Mick Lane

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