John Nicholas's Groups (11)

  • Pinterest

    32 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2014

    Do you have a Pinterest board for energy topics?

    Post the link to your Pinterest energy board in the comments below to share your pins with…

  • ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.)

    62 members Latest Activity: Jan 16

    ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge information,…

  • 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…

  • Dear Occupant:

    27 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2014

    What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we…

  • Historic Home

    63 members Latest Activity: Dec 27, 2014

    Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    102 members Latest Activity: Dec 27, 2014 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • 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

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

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    290 members Latest Activity: 14 hours ago

    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

    175 members Latest Activity: Jan 14 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…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    171 members Latest Activity: Jan 10

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

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

Hal Skinner replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home... "The Conclusion"
""fire origin had overheated and ignited during the curing process." No attorney…"
5 hours ago
John Nicholas replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Blower Doors & Methods Used in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Different houses, different problems, different approaches. A multipoint gives you a slope. The…"
14 hours ago
John Nicholas replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Blower Doors & Methods Used in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Bud,  I pretty much agree with Sean's points.  Given the time it takes to set up the…"
14 hours ago
Bud Poll replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Blower Doors & Methods Used in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"A multi-point will take longer, but what will it do for the home owner?  Will it change the…"
16 hours ago
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Blower Doors & Methods Used in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Hmmm good question - personally for air-leakage I would go with multi-point, preferably run from…"
18 hours ago
Richard Beyer posted a discussion

Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home... "The Conclusion"

OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL1212 WHITTEMORE RDMIDDLEBURY, CONNECTICUT Fire Investigation Report –…See More
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Steve Leombruno posted a blog post

Static power energy box

Just wondering if You've heard of this Static power energy box that boasts energy consumption…See More
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