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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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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

11 9 hours ago
Reply by Kent Mitchell

Too many BTU's. Too much horsepower?

I have a 20 year old house with a 2 1/2 ton A/C for the lower floor and a 1 1/2 ton A/C for the upper floor. The 1 1/2 ton condenser went b…

Started by Steve in General Forum

4 on Saturday
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Stack/wind pressure and flow networks.

Hello my first post,  I'm wondering if there is anyone about who could advise on the calculations involved in determining flow networks for…

Started by Daniel James Grundy in Training

5 on Thursday
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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

2 on Thursday
Reply by John Nicholas

Where to install the vapor barrier for a finished basement?

I have an audit customer that is in the process of finishing his basement. The basement foundation walls are poured concrete. He has instal…

Started by Jim Klebes in HVAC

11 Mar 9
Reply by David Eakin

Strange IR Image

Did an energy assessment today and captured this image of an exterior wall. I believe the wall is framed, with sheet rock and a brick faca…

Started by Larry Nissman in General Forum

7 Mar 9
Reply by Brad Cook

Major problems which can cause troubles in boilers

Most boilers come with a manufacturer’s warranty. But after a few years, we experience some common boiler problems. Such problems can be ad…

Started by Thermodyne Boilers in General Forum

1 Mar 2
Reply by Brad Cook

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…

Started by Tom White in General Forum

9 Feb 28
Reply by Joseph Bailey

BPI Supports Strong Consumer Protection in Residential PACE Financing Programs

Since 2009, more than 100,000 homeowners have made energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to their homes through residential P…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Feb 10

Hero Pace Program?

Does anyone know if North Carolina is considering this type of financing or if it has been discussed?

Started by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. in General Forum

5 Feb 9
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Too many BTU's. Too much horsepower?

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Stack/wind pressure and flow networks.

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BDT with vermiculite in hollow CMU walls?

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