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DOE Home Energy Score

Is anybody out there using the DOE Home Energy Score?  If so, are you using it as a supplement to current WAP/home performance work or are…

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How do you define and guarantee quality?

Proof is possible!  That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They a…

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BBRN Peer Exchange Call Summaries - Great archive!

Have you joined any of the Better Building Residential Network's peer exchange calls? These topical calls are more discussion than webinar…

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Solar panel leasing

Hello everyone,     I am doing some research into Solar panel leasing and I wanted to reach out to all of you for information.  There is a…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

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Factory built Net Zero

The country’s first Zero Energy Ready manufactured home that is certified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is up and running in Russe…

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum

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BDT with vermiculite in hollow CMU walls?

We don't have many brick homes around here in central Vermont. I recently visited a one-story ranch home that was built with exterior walls…

Started by Brad Cook in General Forum

20 May 11
Reply by Jan Green

Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?

Hi there, I often get quizzed over the true cost to the user of installing a new boiler.  It seems to me consumers do not understand the co…

Started by Tom Smith in General Forum

3 May 11
Reply by Brad Cook

What causes a temperature plane in a home

I have a Customer that has a very open floor plan.  2 story opening in the middle of the house.  When you walk up the stairs you feel a dra…

Started by Energy Wise Solutions in HVAC

7 May 4
Reply by Jose Macho

My modular house

My house was recently featured. Here is my PGE 2015-2016 Annual Net Energy Metering contract "TIME OF USE" E-6 billing for one year of oper…

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum

0 May 4

TREAT modeling of mid-rise apartments low heating load

Does anyone have experience using TREAT to model mid-rise (3-story) apartment buildings with interior corridors?  Our housing authority req…

Started by Jim Fowler in General Forum

3 Apr 27
Reply by John Nicholas

Velocity Pressure Testing

Has anyone encountered a plenum only system with all flexible run outs and tried to get a velocity pressure when first run comes off within…

Started by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. in General Forum

2 Apr 15
Reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr.

Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model

Most, if not all, energy auditors that I come across in the real estate world have an energy auditing company that that is also a home perf…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

18 Apr 7
Reply by Michael Dunseith

ACEEE/CEE Market Transformation Symposium Highlights

Check out highlights of ACEEE/CEE National Symposium on Market Transformation on Twitter at #MT17DC http://ht.ly/ETCw30ay6G8

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

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First-Ever Comprehensive National Standard Practice Manual is Updated Guidebook for Energy Efficiency Cost-Benefit Analysis

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on May 23, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

The first-ever comprehensive national guide for utility-funded energy efficiency programs is now available to help utilities, regulators and other interested…

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New Video and Course on Solar PV in Real Estate

Posted by Amber Vignieri on May 16, 2017 at 11:31am 0 Comments

Real estate professionals who understand the basics of solar and know how to market the benefits of an installation will have a market edge. For most real estate agents and appraisers, assessing the value of solar is a new…

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What Happen to Energy Upgrade California?

Posted by Will johnson on May 15, 2017 at 11:43am 0 Comments

Energy Upgrade California offers rebates up to $6,500.00 in SDGE territory.  Up to $4,500 in other territories.  Unfortunately they don't/won't promote it.  I can't get straight candid answers from the contractors supporting the program.  Only…

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