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BPI Training

Hey all, business is a little slow for me these days and I've been considering going through a BPI certification program.  I'm in Washingto…

Started by Andrew Vidal

3 Jul 6, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

WAP In DC

I was fortunate and honored to particiapate in the recent Whie House event that was intended to be a platform for highlighting the benefits…

Started by Bret Monroe

3 Jul 5, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

Blow machines

Does anyone have any input on what would be the best weatherization blow machine out there? I would like to have a machine that is primaril…

Started by Jeff Stuart

2 Feb 24, 2013
Reply by Robert D York Jr

The Truth About Windows?

I just had another window salesman knock on my door and tell me that switching out my windows can save me 40% to 50% on my energy bills. Wh…

Started by Joel Greenberg

19 Dec 18, 2012
Reply by Rob Orchard

What's Next for Weatherization: Community Energy Leadership

I just posted another blog entry about the NCAF Energy conference, What's Next for Weatherization--Pioneers in Community Energy Leadership…

Started by Tom White

4 Oct 31, 2011
Reply by Timothy DeLuca

What the heck is leveraging and why do we need it?

John Howat, with the National Consumer Law Center, spoke today at the National Community Action Foundation Energy Programs Leveraging Confe…

Started by Tom White

1 Oct 31, 2011
Reply by Timothy DeLuca

You might be a energy auditor if:

You might be an energy auditor if...   - You use your blower door to dry out your house after it gets flooded.   - You perform a restaurant…

Started by Matthew Redmond

0 May 26, 2011

Here's LBL Labs data on energy savings from Windows

LBL window savings data Some of this data is geeky, but it does give some insight into expected perfromance of different window types, each…

Started by Wally Conway

4 Mar 25, 2011
Reply by Jim Klebes

Mixed Climate Mobile Home Weatherization techniques

I will be training Wx crews in mobile home techniques in a mixed climate southern state in two weeks. My question is " Why do some southern…

Started by Matthew Redmond

5 Mar 17, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

Home Energy Pros has a new group on Multifamily buildings

We'd like to hear from you on how the topic of this group applies in the context of multifamily buildings---> here

Started by Evan Mills

0 Feb 1, 2011

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