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Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

Hello pros. Please see the attached pictures. Any insights on how you would insulate the 2nd story walls of this house? The house is locate…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

20 Jan 13
Reply by Robert Haverlock

We are past the point of who's fault is it....

A client had a new double wide set (27x56) in1997 a couple years later had an addition (27x20) to the west side with 27x20 attached garage…

Started by billy g pinnick jr in General Forum

1 Jan 13
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Another Window Question

We all know windows are cold in winter and do a poor job of keeping the heat in.  Unfortunately, the calculations that show the potential s…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

1 Jan 9
Reply by Bud Poll

BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB; Prepares for Consumer Focused Marketing Campaign

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) a…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Jan 9

Crawlspaces in Bay Area

Does anyone have any info/thoughts on the effectiveness of crawlspace vapor barriers over the soil in a vented crawlspace in the bay area,…

Started by Blake Shurtz in General Forum

5 Jan 9
Reply by tedkidd

Selling your energy consumption back to the grid

Hi Everyone, I've been working on a product called Ohmconnect, which allows you to sell your electricity consumption back to the grid witho…

Started by Curtis Tongue in General Forum

4 Jan 9
Reply by Dan Buell

Phased Deep Retrofit Project in Florida

Dear Pros, How much could be saved in retrofits that blanketed a large group of homes with simple measures collected detailed audit informa…

Started by Danny S. Parker in General Forum

14 Jan 8
Reply by Curt Kinder

BPI Partners with BBB on Consumer Marketing

BPI is partnering with the Better Business Bureau to educate consumers on home performance energy upgrades. In conjunction with BBB's educa…

Started by Everblue in BPI

0 Jan 8

A new home energy calculator, please share your thoughts

We've recently launched a home energy calculator to help home owners and professionals alike estimate the heat energy gain and loss of home…

Started by HB in General Forum

14 Jan 8
Reply by HB

Troubleshooting a Furnace Blower

Looking for some help troubleshooting this furnace blower issue! Carrier Model 58CTX070 Furnace is not delivering much air to supply gril…

Started by Bachi Brunato in HVAC

12 Jan 5
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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