John Porterfield's Groups (8)

  • Trainers and Mentors

    124 members Latest Activity: Feb 12

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

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    301 members Latest Activity: Apr 27

    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

    125 members Latest Activity: May 14

    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: Feb 18 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

    130 members Latest Activity: Mar 16

    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

    241 members Latest Activity: Apr 27

    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

Profile IconJerrad Pierce, tracylee, Nevada Heating and 4 more joined Home Energy Pros
14 hours ago
Shawn Weeks posted a blog post
14 hours ago
Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion was featured

New BPI Standard for Conducting Energy Audits Published as an ANSI Standard!

The Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings defines the minimum criteria and specific…See More
16 hours ago
Daniel Beauchemin's photo was featured

Residential installation of a ThermoDrain TD342B

DWHR HERS Index Score Credit Calculation ProcedureUntil such time that DWHR system calculations…
16 hours ago
Tom White's 2 videos were featured
16 hours ago
Corbett Lunsford's video was featured

New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
16 hours ago
Jose Macho's blog post was featured

Why Don't Homeowners Spend Money on Energy Saving Upgrades??? Blame "Cognitive Biases"

A great transcript from a recent NPR "Morning Edition" broadcast about a recent California survey…See More
16 hours ago
Elizabeth Guinn's discussion was featured

ERV in need of backflow preventer.

I installed an ERV on my last job with the intake and exhaust utilizing 6" round hard duct.  I have…See More
17 hours ago

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