"I had a similar issue with an exposed historic brick wall in a condo I was testing. We couldn't find the leak with our eyes or thermal imaging becuase the leak was EVERYWHERE. We confirmed this when we taped a sheet of poly over the wall and…"
"Thank you for the full intro/report a month ago, which somehow I missed until now.
Your read of the permaculture scene seems accurate to me. Many of us find it very challenging to advance permaculture in this era, during which consumption…"
Great to see you here!
That's disappointing to hear that those local compaies don't measure the duct boot leakage.
I just visited a job yesterday for some diagnostic stuff here in Cincy where the brand new…"
Where does responsibility for this task really lie? Who got paid to take the time to do this right, then didn't do their job?
Haha-- question of the day!
Ever try this trick with your kids?…"
It seems like your duscussion with your co-worker is over the semantics- when does the "duct" end and the "envelope" begin? As far as a duct blaster and blower door test is concerned, it's both. Sealing it…"
"I'm curious too. I was just asking my friend, a local foam insulation installer, whether he ever used it. He said he he had a sub that would do it, but his sub required cleaning the ducts first, despite Aeroseal's website's claim that…"
Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
I'd also like to add to your "laundry list" a product that I have had some experience/frustration with, but ultimately hope for. http://www.solarizewindowinsulators.com/ It's dang intriguing if nothing else.…"
Some who work to increase energy efficiency and intelligent/wise use of energy are, and some will be, permaculturists. Some are involved in Transition initiatives. Here's a home base for any/all interested in the relationships and prospects.See More
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 of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key issues, solutions, and best practices when retrofitting much older homes.See More
Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!
Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.