John Nicholas's Groups (12)

  • Tools of the Trade

    94 members Latest Activity: Jun 24 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

    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: Feb 7

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

  • Resale Value

    43 members Latest Activity: Mar 18

    Prove to us that enhanced home energy performance translates into enhanced resale value!

  • 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

  • Energy Efficient Design

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

  • Hall of Shame

    129 members Latest Activity: Jan 22 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)

    280 members Latest Activity: Aug 12

    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

    169 members Latest Activity: on Friday 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

    167 members Latest Activity: 25 minutes ago

    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 commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"That same RCC, used as paint on the ceiling of living space, will do the same as if it was applied…"
13 minutes ago
John Nicholas commented on Michael Stuart's group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"Don,  You are incorrect!  This is *NOT* the only course available that meets the ASNT…"
25 minutes ago
Craig Bird commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"Correct, that is exactly what I said"
58 minutes ago
Hal Skinner commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"At 1.7% enterng the structure, that Radiant barrier is now going to allow the R-rated insulation/s…"
1 hour ago
Craig Bird commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"And how much of that 1.7% of the suns energy that got through the RB or RCC gets into the house,…"
1 hour ago
Hal Skinner commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"OK.  This might be rudamentary here.  I want to make sure everyone understands how SOLAR…"
2 hours ago
Craig Bird commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"Hal - I would disagree that radiant heat "goes through" fibrous insulation. Radiant heat…"
2 hours ago
Hal Skinner commented on Hal Skinner's group The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)
"Hi KLurt. I would isagree with the comment that the attic floor is heated by the…"
2 hours ago

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