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Database of zip code or county by climate zone

HI.  I'm looking for a database that could help me assess the average energy use of a home (per square foot, probably), separated by climat…

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Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

Hi, I've looked around online and haven't found a lot of good information on home heating with hydronic air handlers used in conjunction wi…

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Advice for heating a 3-story Vermont home built in 1900?

I'm a science writer, as opposed to an energy professional, and I joined this group to try to keep tabs on the reality of energy efficiency…

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Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...

I am considering starting a home weatherization business. (I live in Southeast Alabama)  Currently I own a construction company and I do mo…

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Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

Hi, I've looked around online and haven't found a lot of good information on home heating with hydronic air handlers used in conjunction wi…

Started by Christopher Talarico in General Forum

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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

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Another benefit from air sealing

From our perspective air sealing should often be the first step, but when explaining its importance to the home owner they often see the co…

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What happened to Home Energy Pro's website?

I assume it is because Windows no longer supports the old version of Internet Explorer that we use here at work, and to possibly work on mo…

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Earn BPI CEUs at 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum

If you're searching for BPI CEUs, you'll find plenty at the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 7…

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Sprinkler Mandate Debated.. What do you think should be done?

Sprinkler Mandate Debated An article in the San Francisco Chronicle ("Sprinkler mandate debated," by Matthew Hamilton, 8/4/14) outlines a c…

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

13 Aug 24
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Advice for heating a 3-story Vermont home built in 1900?

I'm a science writer, as opposed to an energy professional, and I joined this group to try to keep tabs on the reality of energy efficiency…

Started by richard gaughan in General Forum

9 Aug 24
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units

Hi all, I am looking for strategies others have seen or used to disguise the interior units of ductless heat pumps or AC units from being t…

Started by Andy Gostisha in General Forum

11 Aug 22
Reply by Hal Skinner

Which reading is more reliable on a Minneapolis Duct Blaster?

I have recently switched to using a Minneapolis Duct Blaster and have noticed that switching the rings has been resulting in varying result…

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19 Aug 22
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