Kyle Chase's Groups (9)

  • Energy Efficient Design

    70 members Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2014 Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table... How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.

  • Hall of Shame

    138 members Latest Activity: Feb 13 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    103 members Latest Activity: Jan 26 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • 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…

  • 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.

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

Al Heath replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"My favorite was 2x4 directly on cement basement wall, with fiberglass, then plastic inside of…"
4 hours ago
John Nicholas replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"Simple math will tell you.   Figure the GPM requirements for each fixture you think will run…"
6 hours ago
R Higgins replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"I have that problem, 45 to 50 degree ground water, in summer, not that we have much of a…"
14 hours ago
R Higgins replied to Larry Schaffert's discussion How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?
"I'd suggest trying to replicate the existing conditions as much as possible in your rebuild,…"
15 hours ago
Bryan Pringle replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"I am getting a lot of "bad idea" push back on this.  I fully understand that…"
yesterday
Greg Mitchell commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Spray Foam should be used in crawlspaces.   To learn about closed cell foam in crawlspaces…"
yesterday
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Right you are. You have to ask: what will the cellulose contribute.  Here in Minneapolis we…"
Friday

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