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Air & Vapor Barrier for a House in Berkeley, California

I am wondering if building experts have an opinion in the correct ordering of vapor and air barrier for a small 1 story house in Berkeley C…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju in General Forum

1 May 3
Reply by Glen Gallo

Proctoring position: The School for Energy Efficiency. Waterbury CT

www.tsfee.com Hi All, TSFEE is looking to bring on a BPI proctor to help expand our testing schedule. Please email Mark Schappert Mscha…

Started by Mark in General Forum

0 May 2

Follow the action at ACI National Home Performance Conference

A great way to follow the action at the ACI National Home Performance Conference this week is to follow hashtag #aci14 on Twitter. Here's a…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

3 May 1
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Air Source Heat pump or mini-split efficiency

Greetings everyone!     I have a technical questions I hope I could get some feedback! I understood that air source heat pumps are very ef…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

1 Apr 30
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

BPI Announces Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry

That's why BPI has launched the Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry, a system that will evaluate and lis…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 Apr 30
Reply by Glen Gallo

CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?

http://greendreamgroup.libsyn.com/this-house-sucks-but-not-very-hard-brett-singer-scientist-shows-us-where-depressurization-testing-has-led

Started by Corbett Lunsford in General Forum

19 Apr 21
Reply by Glen Gallo

Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below

Hi, I'm looking for some advice on air sealing the around the mantle of a fireplace in the crawlspace. Should I just apply spray foam as ne…

Started by Blake Shurtz in General Forum

1 Apr 17
Reply by David Baerg

Best practice recommendations for this vaulted ceiling?

Hello energy pros, Some relatives of mine recently purchased this 1917 house in Northern California and, as the family member who does "th…

Started by Griffin Hagle in Best Practices

12 Apr 14
Reply by Griffin Hagle

Residential Green Valuation Tools

Residential Green Valuation Tools Appraisal Institute just announced its latest new book on valuing residential high performance properties…

Started by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA in General Forum

0 Apr 13

Insulation Blower Recommendations?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a residential insulation blower?  We currently use an InsulMaxx 5000, and we've been pretty happy,…

Started by Jim Conlon in General Forum

0 Apr 10

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