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Announcing National Energy Geek Day [October 6]

Posted by Hannah Finch on September 12, 2018 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

If you know anything about EnergyLogic, you are probably aware that we are fun loving and passionate. We noticed that there are national days for just about everything (no really, National Spaghetti Day is a thing). But somehow, there was no national day to celebrate our industry's professionals. So, we've created National Energy Geek Day!…

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What You Missed At The ZNE Retreat

Posted by Efficiency First California on September 10, 2018 at 11:25am 0 Comments

It’s amazing how many energy efficiency conferences and workshops have surfaced recently. Sometimes it seems like the dissemination and sharing of EE information has become a standalone industry. These events are often are often sponsored by large corporate donors and may have hundreds of attendees.…

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More "Buzz" from ACEEE Summer Study—Builder-Installed Electric Loads

Posted by Jim Gunshinan on September 6, 2018 at 8:30pm 1 Comment

You probably never considered the power consumption of those Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets (fondly known as GFCIs) in bathrooms, kitchens, and other residential wet spots. But Leo Rainer and his colleagues did and they measured them.  He also measured hard-wired smoke alarms, Arc-Fault Circuit…

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The Consumer Connection: A Consumer-Centric Approach to Delivering Home Energy Services

Posted by Laurie Guevara-Stone on August 22, 2018 at 11:00am 1 Comment

Two-thirds of US homeowners consider home energy performance a top priority, but few actually take action to improve home energy use. And those who have implemented efficiency improvements seldom invest in whole-home energy upgrades. In sum, a large gap exists between intentions and…

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Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by Jan Green 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Beverly Lerch 2 hours ago. 13 Replies

Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John Nicholas 3 hours ago. 10 Replies

Think of the house as a really big duct

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela yesterday. 1 Reply

What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela yesterday. 4 Replies

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Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers…See More
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Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

Ever wonder if your air conditioner is working right because one room never gets a cool or warm as others? Do you need a bigger air conditioner to fix a room...
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David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
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Mini split installation location

Reaching out to the experts today to ask about location of installation of a mini split.  I'm a…See More
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David Butler replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Among the various opinions expressed here, I offer a few 'truths'... Ceiling fans are…"
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Walter Ahlgrim replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
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Full Circle Urban Forestry: Introducing Urban Wood Opportunities - Free CE Webinar at Webinar Online

October 17, 2018 from 12pm to 1:15pm
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