Does anyone else feel that Home Performance is becoming commoditized? The final nail for me is BPI requiring BA candidates to be capble of energy modeling. Why would you want to do that? To my…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Feb 20.
I frequently find that if I include basement area and volume in a BPI calculation for Building Airflow Standard then relatively high flow rates will be considered too tight. As I have gone through…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Dundon Apr 11, 2013.
I had a Eureka moment about 10 years ago.Folks like us who look at buildings tend to simplify them and miss too much. Not only are buildings 3 dimensional, the various components of the buildings…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Dundon Nov 13, 2012.
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a cool draft was freezing, to wake up the mouse.
The owner called a contractor with knowledge so rare,
In hopes that great comfort soon would be there.
The children were nestled all snug in their bed,
With nary a cough or a cold in their heads.
And Momma in her Kerchief and I in my cap
Had just settled down for a long winters nap.
When from my neighbor there a rose such a…Continue
Posted on December 17, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments