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BBRN Peer Exchange Call Summaries - Great archive!

Have you joined any of the Better Building Residential Network's peer exchange calls? These topical calls are more discussion than webinar…

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DOE Home Energy Score

Is anybody out there using the DOE Home Energy Score?  If so, are you using it as a supplement to current WAP/home performance work or are…

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How do you define and guarantee quality?

Proof is possible!  That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They a…

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Too many Heat Pump Water Heaters in a basement?

I recently met with the owner of a local rural inn to discuss performing a comprehensive energy assessment for him. He has been looking at…

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10 7 hours ago
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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,…

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Dirty solar panels

No, not bad language, just dirt.  I've read that output can decline on the order of 15-20% with soiling.  I suspect most homeowners don't t…

Started by Evan Mills

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What complaints or suggestions do you have when it comes to LED lighting?

Hello Everyone! :) Knema is an online LED store, we source and manufacturer LED lighting, and we are interested in getting home professiona…

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Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF)

I would be very much interested in knowing, as professionals) how many members have had questions about Health Issues from EMF (Electro Mag…

Started by Barry L NewDelman

10 Oct 12
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Green Built Ranch House

3D modeling allows us to explore new energy efficiency concepts coupled with renewable resources such as solar and wind. This ranch house…

Started by Dannie Jackson

4 Oct 4
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A pop-up solar city is coming to Denver

For the next few weeks, Denver is hosting an internationally-recognized collegiate competition called the Solar Decathlon. Organized by th…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

1 Sep 27
Reply by Dannie Jackson

Volunteers needed for Solar Decathlon 2017 - Denver, CO

Solar Decathlon needs volunteers to work alongside Solar Decathlon organizers serving as a greeter, docent, visitor liaison, education day…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

1 Sep 26
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Energy Savings Guarantee for single family dwellings in cold climate??

Hi there, In previous years some orgs provided an Energy Savings Guarantee (ESG) for retrofits to single family dwellings (not MURBs) in th…

Started by Sonja Persram

9 Sep 26
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Join Home Energy Pros on Linkedin to stay connected

This platform was invaluable to great in-network discussions and conversations. I have created a LinkedIn group for all of us to stay in to…

Started by Radhika Lalit

1 Sep 26
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Psychrometric Chart Training

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Too many Heat Pump Water Heaters in a basement?

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How would you insulate this roof?

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Dirty solar panels

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Core Heat And Other Concepts

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