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How do you recommend improving knee wall insulation???

Hi All Love this website . I am learning from everyone.    We have all come across poorly insulated knee walls with poorly fit batts fallin…

Started by Matthew P in General Forum

21 Feb 10, 2011
Reply by A. Tamasin Sterner

Hvac techs

We are looking for ambitious hvac journeyman in central MD.  If you are interested email me timkenny@housewarmers.org

Started by Tim Kenny in HVAC

1 Feb 6, 2011
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Does anyone know of a auditing or rating software currently available for commercial buildings?

I have recently been involved in trying to perform an audit on a commercial building.  To my dismay, Rem Rate is not acceptable even though…

Started by Tom Maides in General Forum

3 Feb 5, 2011
Reply by dale conner

Marketing our business?

We have been trying many methods to create volume in our business and have not found a good solid niche or method yet.  I am wondering if t…

Started by Kent Mitchell in Marketing

4 Jan 31, 2011
Reply by Jennifer Luitwieler

Stopping Air Infiltration at Cable / Phone Line Entry

This is an entry point for cable TV coax, phone lines and a couple of grounds. They exit the basement of this home through a hole drilled i…

Started by John Pitek in General Forum

2 Jan 29, 2011
Reply by David Eggleton

Design options for conditioned attic retrofit

  I have a customer retrofit and want to get some opinions on designing the retro. It is a conditioned attic with batts on roof deck from t…

Started by Craig Bird in General Forum

3 Jan 27, 2011
Reply by Craig Bird

Chimney condensation in attic

I have a customer that we dense packed the attic floor of their house and airsealed around the masonry chimney.  The problem is the red bri…

Started by Phil Hanneman in General Forum

3 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Steven Lewis

Say Farewell to the 100-Watt Incandescent Lamp. New Lighting Efficiency Rules Take Effect Nationwide January 1, 2012.

How do folks feel about this?   http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=7gxzp6aab&v=001_7pdtf0NbxO25e035S1jMpO0dvsBUNOuW-UIT

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

10 Jan 24, 2011
Reply by Dale Sherman

Q: What do Hawaii & West Virginia have in Common?

A: No one from these two states has joined Home Energy Pros. We have members from all other states! As we approach 1000 members, let's try…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

0 Jan 22, 2011

Should BPI Auditors be Infrared Camera certified?

RESNET has set up standards for Infrared Camera certifications for their Raters. The standards are going to go into effect after the 2011 R…

Started by allen p tanner in General Forum

4 Jan 21, 2011
Reply by Paul Lasicki

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