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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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Fireplace drafts

     The weather is getting cold and a lot of people do not understand the way a fireplace is designed.  In order to allow the smoke to dra…

Started by Beverly Lerch in Weatherization

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Im looking for a blower door / duct blaster / manometer rental in So Cal

Started by Dean Kirkland in General Forum

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How effective are whole house air cleaners?

A local home performance contractor recommended a whole house air cleaner as part of a major proposed home performance upgrade for a friend…

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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…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

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A Growing American Problem In Search Of Valid Answers

Lack of "affordable" housing seems to be in all the media right now. What that means in specific locations is different, but in this episod…

Started by David Eakin in General Forum

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Energy Auditing Software

Two quick questions regarding REM/Rate software...I have recently downloaded and find it very easy to use for energy auditing.  However: 1…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

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Lower Use of Portable Electric Space Heaters

Excessive use of portable electric space heaters causes high electric bills. So we would like to lower or eliminate use of portable electri…

Started by Barbara Smith in Weatherization

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Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Check out this bogus claim from pge@email.opower.com that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise co…

Started by Tom Conlon in General Forum

9 Nov 23
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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros, I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electrici…

Started by Kevin Emerson in General Forum

7 Nov 23
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Foam Plugs for Duct Leakage Testing

Can anyone recommend a foam manufacturer who has reasonably priced, soft closed cell foam sheets which can be cut into duct boot plugs for…

Started by Mark Rogers in RESNET Modeling & Rating

4 Nov 17
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Fireplace drafts
"A brick chimney will take some 70,000 BTU's to heat up to draft on a fireplace.   A…"
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Ed Voytovich replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Fireplace drafts
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