We have done many projects where we have installed boxes around recessed lights to mitigate air leakage around these areas and have used insulite brand boxes sourced from JR insulation suppliers. They work ok, but we prefer swapping out…"
In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
We're in California where the rebates for the test-in and test-out have been stopped. We are participating contractors in the EUC program where a client can receive incentives of up to 4500. The rebates are tied to the calculated…"
Great question. You really must define who your target audience will be and then market to them. I have found that it is a small percentage of the population that really understands what building science is or why it is important. There is a…"
Feb 7, 2013
John Rising just added their location. (via Member Map)
"Not sure if this qualifies or not ... I often tell this joke as the only energy joke I know.
A window company's accountant notices that one of their customers has not paid his bill in over a year. She calls the client and asks him about the…"
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Oak Ridge National Lab has partnered with GAF to host a technology challenge on roofing systems. The challenge is part of the online crowdsourcing site, JUMP, and aims to identify innovation solutions for ensuring energy efficient and durable…
Evaporative coolers, also known as swamp coolers have become a top choice for anyone looking for an alternative cooling solution from their home or office. In the past, evap cooler technology was limited for use in large operations that have easy…