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Game of Homes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Thornberry May 5. 3 Replies

Have you seen the new online game by EnergyLogic, Game of Homes? If not you should check it out! It's fun AND it's educational!…Continue

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Article about residential energy efficiency and why sales are low

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Crisara Feb 11. 10 Replies

I came across a very interesting article today about why home performance sales are so low. Basically it boils down to this: Contractors aren't actually solving the energy issues in the home, thus…Continue

Acronym Challenge!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Tanner Sep 10, 2015. 7 Replies

We challenge you to make suggestions to help troubleshoot the below problem using as many acronyms as possible! Can you do it?To help you with this challenge, please read our Common Acronyms blog…Continue

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Common acronyms and definitions

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 8:00am 1 Comment

The building science and home performance industry is full of confusing acronyms. These acronyms are used a lot in articles, blog posts. social media posts, webinars, conference sessions, etc. To help you, we have compiled a list of some of the more popular acronyms you’re likely to hear or read.

ABAA – Air Barrier Association of America

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) was incorporated in Massachusetts in 2001 and consists of…


Four factors you need to know about measurement and calibration

Posted on September 8, 2015 at 7:30am 0 Comments

On August 27, The Energy Conservatory (TEC) participated in a webinar called “Meeting the RESNET Equipment Calibration Requirements. Learn from the Experts,” hosted by the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET).

While preparing for this webinar, we started thinking about the most important issues related to measurement and calibration. To ensure our gauge users are getting the most accurate readings, we have listed four factors every building tester should know about…

2015 IECC Updates Help Homebuyers Make Informed Purchases

Posted on August 27, 2015 at 7:47am 0 Comments

The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) constantly evolves to meet current energy efficiency needs. Over the years new requirements have been added to the IECC to make it stricter and increase overall energy efficiency of buildings. Some states are resistant to these changes, and some choose not to adopt an IECC at all. In fact, of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 10 either haven’t adopted an IECC, or are operating under a code older than the 2006 IECC, according to the…


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