john toth's Groups (11)

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    300 members Latest Activity: Mar 26

    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…

  • 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…

  • Considering Permaculture &/or Transition

    22 members Latest Activity: Feb 18

    Some who work to increase energy efficiency and intelligent/wise use of energy are, and some will be, permaculturists.  Some are involved in…

  • Tools of the Trade

    95 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2014 A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a…

  • Weatherization

    153 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2014 Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)

    292 members Latest Activity: Mar 12

    BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    175 members Latest Activity: Apr 4

    This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.

  • 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.

  • 1000 Home Challenge

    125 members Latest Activity: Mar 25

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

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.

Latest Activity

Steven Lewis replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"Look at reducing the ambient humidity in the home.  The dew point is the key to the…"
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norman farwell replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Ha, we're on the same wavelength.  That's the big question--I'm still thinking…"
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Bryan Pringle replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Thanks Norm, we'll have a couple of case studies when all is said and done. Just curious, do…"
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norman farwell replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Bryan,  I am trying the same thing for most of the same reasons and also against advice to the…"
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Morgan M Audetat commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"You would need a large bathroom to see the difference. We install them both ways depending on the…"
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Dennis Heidner commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"The key is that this is the bathroom.  Occupancy is not constant.  It is more likely used…"
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Charles Cormany commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"I have seen resistance floor heaters add nearly $100 per month to an electric bill. Since most…"
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