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Last month the Home Performance Forum merged with Home Energy Pros, now under the Home Performance Coalition banner. Members of the Home Pe…

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Speed Tips For Duct Airtightness Testing?

Anyone like to share their favorite ways to speed up duct airtightness ("Ductblaster") tests? I'm especially interested in best practices f…

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What made this chimney fall down?

what made this chimney fall down?   2 years after a 80% furnace was put in.  Over sized heating system after building sealed

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How would you insulate this roof?

I have a client who needs your help. In the early 80's, he and his wife built a beautiful off-grid home on a small island near Fort Myers,…

Started by David Butler in General Forum

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Manual J (SD) for custom, luxury homes

I am curious on how people who use Manual J for load calculations addresses the quirky issues that arise in high end custom home issues suc…

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Quantitative methods for residential zoning

The Manual Zr from ACCA is helpful for offering general guidelines for zoning rooms in a house, but I am wondering if there are any more co…

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Home Energy Pros and #MeToo

If it doesn't seem obvious why a discussion of #MeToo is relevant for Home Energy Pros, then such a discussion is even more important. Our…

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TREAT - energy audit software

Does anyone have experience using TREAT? Is it an effective approach to dealing with multi-family units?

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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros, I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electrici…

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