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Dirty Sock Syndrome in high efficiency HVAC units

I was recently told my new HE HVAC unit has the dreaded dirty sock syndrome.  Never had this problem with the old unit.  My research shows…

Started by Ti Mougne in HVAC

12 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Hal Skinner

Where did you buy your LED lights?

I'm shopping around for LED lights and want to know about your experience if you bought LED lights before. Where did you buy them and why?…

Started by King Rosales in General Forum

23 Nov 14, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

Below are the links relating to this issue... http://www.rescue9photography.com/Fires-2014/Middlebury-structure-fire-7-3/   http://wtnh.com

Started by Richard Beyer in Best Practices

11 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

CREIA to Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing Education

The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) has recognized BPI's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge f…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 12, 2014

DOE’s New Solution Center Shares Residential Energy Efficiency Program Strategies

DOE has launched the Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center, an online resource for residential energy efficiency program adm…

Started by Better Buildings Support in General Forum

1 Nov 9, 2014
Reply by Jason Hiep

EE programs SUCK - but it doesn't have to be this way - #oneknob

The numbers and reports keep coming in, residential EE programs from California to Massachusetts are terrible. Work is often mediocre, rec…

Started by tedkidd in General Forum

0 Nov 6, 2014

Colorado Energy Office Partners with BPI to Advance the Home Energy Score

Coloradans will soon benefit from a brand new partnership between the Colorado Energy Office and BPI to advance the Home Energy Score. Clic…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 3, 2014

Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?

As home energy professionals, we all need to know the best way to prevent attics from overheating in the summer. My 2800 SF 2 story has a s…

Started by Kurt Shafer in General Forum

16 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by Hal Skinner

Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic

As a rater and insulation contractor I personally respect the overall insulation properties of blown cellulose a lot more than blown fiberg…

Started by Isaiah Borel in General Forum

12 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by Morgan Hunter

BPI Introduces IDL Certification for Duct and Envelope Tightness Testing Verification

Expand your knowledge, expertise and opportunity with BPI's BRAND NEW Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) certification. The IDL is a tas…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Oct 29, 2014

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