NC is trying to roll back the 2012 IECC to 2006 IECC. That will effectively put NC at the back of the pack and we won't get another update until 2016. If you live in NC, please sing this petition and…Continue
Does anyone have any access to actual dollar figures for the cost of missing/ torn/ broken refrigerant suction line insulation? For the program I am involved with we are trying to provide evidence…Continue
AIA NC, NC Building Performance Association, Advanced Energy and NCAR has been sharing information about the "Proof is Possible Tour," traveling in the world’s highest performing tiny house on wheels, #TinyLab, coming to…"
"Good day John:
As a similarly minded person, so it would seem, I have similar concerns. The program which I work for has a policy of installing an ASHRAE 62.2 (modified) compliant fan in every house we retrofit. This method is to address the issues…"
"The consensus is that we should insulate it for numerous reasons, however, without the actual dollar figure metric to install in the NEAT library, it only cuts down on the allowable expense that goes toward some other measures.
"The first part is simple - not that are legitimate as it does depend on the unit, where it is located,conditions & how much the unit it is used - though you might be able to find a % figure that might work for you. As for having a cost…"
"Very good question.Last week I attended a seminar on the Internation energy construction codes.One of the changes was increasing insulation by one inch on the high side.There may be some more info on it if you search IECC building codes?Section 403…"
Does anyone have any access to actual dollar figures for the cost of missing/ torn/ broken refrigerant suction line insulation? For the program I am involved with we are trying to provide evidence that there is a significant cost increase that related to diminished/ broken/ missing suction line insulation that will make the repair show up as a cost effective repair or replacement.Anything general or specific that could aid us in this research would be greatly appreciated.See More
AIA NC, NC Building Performance Association, Advanced Energy and NCAR has been sharing information about the "Proof is Possible Tour," traveling in the world’s highest performing tiny house on wheels, #TinyLab, coming to Raleigh in two days, Saturday, 12/10 but I wanted to make sure you had the below details directly. This link will take you directly to the registration and week long details. http://bit.ly/PIP_Raleigh
“Advanced Tools and Techniques in Home Performance for Home Performance Professionals at AIA NC 14 E. Peace St., is Monday, 12/12 from 9am-1pm, $99 includes 2 BPI CEUs and refreshments. Flyer Attached
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