David Astorina's Groups (9)

  • Trainers and Mentors

    123 members Latest Activity: Aug 13

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

  • Tools of the Trade

    95 members Latest Activity: Nov 21 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…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    169 members Latest Activity: Nov 15

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

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    282 members Latest Activity: on Saturday

    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…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    103 members Latest Activity: Feb 6 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • Social Media and Energy Efficiency

    98 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    Tell us how you reach customers, contractors and others using online social media.

  • Weatherization

    152 members Latest Activity: Jan 27 Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)

    284 members Latest Activity: Nov 18

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

  • Hall of Shame

    134 members Latest Activity: Nov 21 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

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

Bob Blanchette posted a discussion

Dual Fuel Systems, at what point do they make sense?

Heat Pump with furnace backup. These make no sense in our area with local NG rates, but they do…See More
7 minutes ago
Bob Blanchette joined Hal Skinner's group
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The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)

A group where energy professionals can learn about all the different energy saving aspects of…See More
8 minutes ago
Shashank Kirloskar posted a blog post

Important Facts about Solar Energy

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait…See More
yesterday
reflintorm replied to Dennis McCarthy's discussion Solid state lighting - saves lives- and it improves life .
"In my observation, In most of the lightning appliances led bulbs are used because of their…"
yesterday
Chad Mcaulife posted photos
yesterday
Bob Blanchette commented on Jeremy Begley's blog post The Home Envelope : Does it Really Matter in a Heat Loss Calculation
"Infiltration makes a HUGE difference. Look at the heat loads on a windy day vs. a calm one. On a…"
yesterday
Bob Blanchette commented on Everblue's blog post Poor HVAC Installation Leads to Increased Energy Use
"That explains a LOT of why HVAC system continue to be sized by the same "rule of thumb"…"
yesterday
Profile IconChristian Asdal and Shashank Kirloskar joined Home Energy Pros
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