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Solid state lighting - saves lives- and it improves life .

Yet more from the realm of LED lighting-  Many folks are seeing LEDs - it's hard to avoid contact with 'em. A growing proportion of cars u…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

4 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by reflintorm

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?   Multi-family dwelling units aside here.  Single family homes…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

3 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?

Ok, just want to throw this out there. I live in the high desert, 6800' or so. My house is pretty well insulated, and gets great passive so…

Started by peter chang in General Forum

4 Nov 22, 2014
Reply by peter chang

How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

I am asking this as I do not recall anyone speaking of any study to this end.  Many comments about adding insulation under a house with a c…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

39 Nov 21, 2014
Reply by Tom Mallard

Crawl Encap job critique

Hello All, I'm just looking to the forum to see what you guys think of my crawl encapsulation and if you would have changed anything. Also,…

Started by Jason in General Forum

0 Nov 20, 2014

Dirty Sock Syndrome in high efficiency HVAC units

I was recently told my new HE HVAC unit has the dreaded dirty sock syndrome.  Never had this problem with the old unit.  My research shows…

Started by Ti Mougne in HVAC

12 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Hal Skinner

Where did you buy your LED lights?

I'm shopping around for LED lights and want to know about your experience if you bought LED lights before. Where did you buy them and why?…

Started by King Rosales in General Forum

23 Nov 14, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

Below are the links relating to this issue... http://www.rescue9photography.com/Fires-2014/Middlebury-structure-fire-7-3/   http://wtnh.com

Started by Richard Beyer in Best Practices

11 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

CREIA to Recognize Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate for Continuing Education

The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) has recognized BPI's Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge f…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Nov 12, 2014

DOE’s New Solution Center Shares Residential Energy Efficiency Program Strategies

DOE has launched the Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center, an online resource for residential energy efficiency program adm…

Started by Better Buildings Support in General Forum

1 Nov 9, 2014
Reply by Jason Hiep

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