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Chicago misses opportunity to Air seal 2800 homes

Good morning I have recently started working on the Sound abatement project around O'hare airport. People who live in the flight paths of t…

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

3 Jun 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

n-ZEB in warm climate without heat recovery system?

I'm an Italian architect and I'm planning an experimental bioclimatic nZEB for Mediterranean climate with high thermal mass  and capacity i…

Started by Bart Conterio in General Forum

0 Jun 3, 2012

Air Sealing Woes

I have been able to reduce the leakage rate of a challenging house built in the 1920s. Still, the homeowners are adamant about wanting to…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in Weatherization

30 May 31, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Article on Energy Audits

I just read an interesting article written by Kenneth Harvey on energy audits and their value to selling a home more quickly and for a high…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA in General Forum

7 May 24, 2012
Reply by Dennis Cheslik

Vignettes of tools and technologies circa 1979

Check out this series of vignettes of weatherization and retrofit tools and technologies circa 1979, courtesy of my colleague Max Sherman h…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

0 May 24, 2012

SRA International seeks an Analyst - Energy Efficiency (Residential) in Rockville, MD

The SRA Sustainable Buildings Team is looking for an Analyst to support the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Home Performance with ENER…

Started by Hannah C. Wood in General Forum

0 May 23, 2012

Does anyone have any experience with an Owens Corning product called "Energy Complete" ?

I am interested in any comments about this product, pros and cons. Does this product have a future as a hybrid insulating system for new co…

Started by Mark Bradley in General Forum

21 May 23, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Community action Residential Solar energy

I have been talking with neighbors in my community about supplementing their energy needs by either installing solar arrays or by joining a…

Started by Steve Leombruno in General Forum

1 May 18, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

Indoor Humidity Levels

I am going to meet with a homeowner this after noon and he is concerned about Humidity levels in the house. This is what he has shared with…

Started by Timothy Renz in General Forum

5 May 18, 2012
Reply by Robert H

Evergreen Home Performance named Small Business of the Year

Congratulations to Evergreen Home Performance of Rockland, Maine for being named Small Business of the Year by the Penobscot Bay Regional C…

Started by Cierra Mooney in General Forum

1 May 18, 2012
Reply by Michael J. Mayhew

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