John Porterfield's Groups (8)

  • Trainers and Mentors

    124 members Latest Activity: May 28

    Share your experience with different training and mentoring methods. Learn about new training tools, certifications and training programs.

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    303 members Latest Activity: Jun 14

    Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of…

  • 1000 Home Challenge

    126 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from…

  • Building Simulations

    72 members Latest Activity: Feb 14 Work collaboratively to find easier, more accurate and better ways to model, predict and verify a home's energy consumption.

  • HVAC

    180 members Latest Activity: Jun 17 HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part…

  • Multifamily Buildings

    131 members Latest Activity: May 27

    For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to…

  • Marketing Energy Efficiency

    242 members Latest Activity: May 28

    Sharing ideas, tools and examples of promoting energy efficiency to consumers

  • Facebook Pages

    121 members Latest Activity: Apr 7

    Does your company or organization have a Facebook Page?

    This group is for pros who have facebook pages. Post the link to your facebook page…

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Mariusz Chorazy posted a blog post

Here are a few tips to keep your air conditioning bill low

TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR AIR CONDITIONER – Like any major appliance, your AC requires regular…See More
3 hours ago
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
6 hours ago
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
20 hours ago
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
20 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
22 hours ago
Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
23 hours ago
Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
yesterday
Morgan M Audetat replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Though Viessmann is relatively unique in the application of Lambda technology to condensing…"
yesterday

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