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Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

I just searched this forum for "Whole House Fan", but I didn't find much about them (except this and this). I'm curious to hear what experi…

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GSHP for domestic Hot water

Howdy All, I'm looking for a water to water or refrigerant to water GSHP or VRF heat pump to be used solely for residential domestic hot wa…

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BPI's June Newsletter: Learn How to Get 2 Easy CEUs & Free Marketing Materials

We're ready for the official start of summer. Are you? The June edition of BPI's Performance Matters newsletter is live! Read it here: http…

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Vermont's new energy efficiency program

Vermont's new energy-efficiency standards could save hundreds of millions of dollars. Read about it in these articles: New law shines light…

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What the media missed in its coverage of California's energy code changes

When the California Energy Commission announced its new building energy efficiency standards, the big news everywhere was the requirement f…

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0 Jun 8

HERS score with HRV

My HERS rater using RemRate software says installing a HRV unit will raise (hurt) my HERS score by 3-4 points. If that's true is this a gli…

Started by Gary Hall

9 Jun 7
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MILESTONE: 6000 members!

Today we welcomed our 6000th member to Home Energy Pros Forum! Thanks to all our members for your contributions to the community. Your blo…

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0 Jun 7

Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Posted on wrong thing first time.  Have cust who claims to have condensation on ceiling in summer time.  has 2 ac... has approx 3,000 sf tw…

Started by Jerry Needham

5 Jun 1
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Efficiency of furnace

I hear all the time that furnace has 90% - 95% efficiency. How is the efficiency of furnace counted? When it says 90 % efficiency, what's m…

Started by Jignesh

18 May 31
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Energy efficiency now employs 2.25 million Americans

Check out this ACEEE article on energy efficiency jobs: A rising tide: Energy efficiency now employs 2.25 million Americans

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 May 29

Residential Air Conditioning – Evolution and Trends in Control & Integration

The residential air conditioning field is going through rapid evolution over the last few years. From the first window type and small unit…

Started by Igor Mitbarg

2 May 21
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