John Nicholas's Groups (11)

  • Pinterest

    32 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2014

    Do you have a Pinterest board for energy topics?

    Post the link to your Pinterest energy board in the comments below to share your pins with…

  • ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.)

    63 members Latest Activity: Jan 26

    ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge information,…

  • Tools of the Trade

    95 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2014 A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a…

  • Dear Occupant:

    27 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2014

    What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we…

  • Historic Home

    65 members Latest Activity: Feb 4

    Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    103 members Latest Activity: Jan 26 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • Energy Efficient Design

    70 members Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2014 Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table... How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.

  • Hall of Shame

    138 members Latest Activity: Feb 13 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    300 members Latest Activity: Mar 26

    Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of…

  • HVAC

    180 members Latest Activity: Feb 18 HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    175 members Latest Activity: Apr 4

    This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Steven Lewis replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
"Look at reducing the ambient humidity in the home.  The dew point is the key to the…"
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norman farwell replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Ha, we're on the same wavelength.  That's the big question--I'm still thinking…"
Thursday
Bryan Pringle replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Thanks Norm, we'll have a couple of case studies when all is said and done. Just curious, do…"
Thursday
norman farwell replied to Bryan Pringle's discussion Dense packed cellulose in basement?
"Bryan,  I am trying the same thing for most of the same reasons and also against advice to the…"
Thursday
Morgan M Audetat commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"You would need a large bathroom to see the difference. We install them both ways depending on the…"
Thursday
Dennis Heidner commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"The key is that this is the bathroom.  Occupancy is not constant.  It is more likely used…"
Thursday
Charles Cormany commented on Sean McLoughlin's blog post Programming in-floor electric radiant heat, is it worth it?
"I have seen resistance floor heaters add nearly $100 per month to an electric bill. Since most…"
Thursday

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