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Hot Weather - Ductless Heat Pump Performance

Several of our Thousand Home Challenge projects and candidates are using ductless heat pumps for space heating and cooling.  I will be post…

Started by Linda Wigington

5 Sep 7, 2012
Reply by Linda Wigington

1000 Home Challenge Webinar Series

Check out the 4-part Thousand Home Challenge webinar series featuring California projects. All webinars are archived and can be viewed at a…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

2 May 8, 2012
Reply by Linda Wigington

"Meaningful Makeovers" Debut

This morning Linda and I took turns addressing a small number of people at a four-hour session at ACI National that began at 8:00 am on Day…

Started by David Eggleton

2 Apr 1, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Can a Technician Become a Mentor?

What doubts and/or insights concerning "people tweaks" can you share? Stories are of special interest! Whose opportunity is the Challenge? …

Started by David Eggleton

1 Mar 5, 2012
Reply by David Eggleton

TopTen US Finding the Most Efficient Products

If you haven't already heard of TopTen, check out this website: (http://www.toptenusa.org)/. It is a great way for deep energy projects to …

Started by Linda Wigington

4 Feb 27, 2012
Reply by David Eggleton

CFM Per Watt – How Do Your Air Handler Systems Perform?

Slides 38 - 42 show data from 55 duct systems - Air handler performance varies from 6.5 to 2 CFM Per Watt   Forced air distribution systems…

Started by Linda Wigington

4 Sep 2, 2011
Reply by Linda Wigington

While It's Voluntary, It's Also R&D/Service

In the foreseeable future, households will participate in the voluntary Challenge for a variety of reasons.  In a plausible future, almost…

Started by David Eggleton

0 Apr 5, 2011

Ah the complexity

Linda used my house for the example in a recent introductory webinar that I attended.  It so happens that I heat substantially with wood, a…

Started by Ed Voytovich

3 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by Ed Voytovich

Anticipating Impact

By the way, this challenge will affect many more than 1000 households because an increment will fall short of meeting the challenge, nearly…

Started by David Eggleton

2 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by David Eggleton

"Death of an Expected Future"

My title is the content of the 28th slide of Reaping the Home Energy Harvest: Low Hanging Fruit?...Bring a Ladder, Linda Wigington's recent…

Started by David Eggleton

0 Dec 15, 2010

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