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Exterior Insulation for Deep Energy Retrofits

Heya! I've been lurking for a while on the various formats that came together for the HEP Forum. Haven't posted/contributed for a while due…

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Weatherization Pros: Get BPI Certification Exam Costs Covered!

Are you a weatherization professional? Don't miss your chance to get the costs of your new 2018 BPI online and field certification exams co…

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Beginners Guide: Managing Subscriptions on Home Energy Pros

New members may find subscriptions a bit confusing at first. I know I did. As you'd expect, when you create a new discussion or post a comm…

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Welcome Home Performance Forum Members! (formerly RESNET BPI - Energy Audit and Home Performance)

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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1 Nov 18
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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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7 Nov 13
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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

61 Nov 11
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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…

Started by Dav Camras in HVAC

3 Nov 10
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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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1 Nov 9
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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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