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Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph

Hello all. I'm putting together a presentation on residential weatherization and would like to show a cost/benefit comparison between insta…

Started by Kris Grube in General Forum

6 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Tyson Pischel

Zone Pressure Diagnostics Webinar Recording Now Available

Recently, The Energy Conservatory hosted a webinar titled "Zone Pressure Diagnostics for Optimal Air Sealing and Insulation".  This session…

Started by Frank Spevak in General Forum

1 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Tyson Pischel

You might be an effective Energy auditor if...

you know your kWh consumption before getting your monthly bill- and you're disappointed if your family's consumption is more then 10 kWhs a…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

0 Jun 18, 2011

Anyone hear the latest Building Performance Podcast? It's awesome!

Why People Will Pay You For It: interview with Gord Cooke of Building Knowledge, Mastermind of making our industry profitable.

Started by Corbett Lunsford in BPI

0 Jun 17, 2011

Is anyone game for putting together a rebuttal to this article regarding "Green Homes being Unhealthy?"

This article came out on June 8 and deserves a response from DOE and some Home Energy Pros!   Green Buildings Hazardous to Health? Report C…

Started by Powell Smith in General Forum

10 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by Lorenzo Wyatt

Fannie Mae Energy Improvement Feature, Whither Art Thou?

Late last year Fannie Mae rolled out a new product, its Energy Improvement Feature (EIF).  The EIF replaced the Energy Efficiency Mortgage.…

Started by Gary Kahanak in General Forum

2 Jun 16, 2011
Reply by Gary Kahanak

Concerns about drill-and-fill cellulose insulation in walls without a vapor barrier

So my Crew Chief asks me the other day about installing dense pack cellulose insulation into walls lacking a vapor barrier.  The majority o…

Started by George Kopf in General Forum

6 Jun 16, 2011
Reply by Nehemiah Stone

Marketing material

Hi, Anyone knows of a source for marketing templates one can use for the home performance contractor? Thanks

Started by Paul Lasicki in General Forum

5 Jun 16, 2011
Reply by Jennifer Luitwieler

Prevailing insulation levels - what do you see in the field?

We are implementing smarter defaults in the Home Energy Saver Pro calculator. National surveys like RECS don't have good quantitative infor…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

5 Jun 14, 2011
Reply by Joseph Lamy

Rebate programs for injection foam? Not sure.

The context:  I am from a northern climate municipal electric/natural gas utility.  We provide rebates to customers for various energy effi…

Started by Erin Buchanan in General Forum

17 Jun 12, 2011
Reply by Erin Buchanan

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