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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…

Started by Tom Conlon

75 May 8
Reply by Franco Oyuela

Fire Rated High Performance Doors

I have a client looking for an air tight thigh R-Value Fire Rated door to go between their house and garage. They are using the Zola ~R7 wi…

Started by Andy Wahl

3 May 2
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Mini Split Heat Pumps

Does anyone have experience with some of the new low cost Mini Split Heat Pumps now available for under $1,000 for a 9,000 Btu unit?  Build…

Started by James McGarvey

24 May 1
Reply by Franco Oyuela

Contractor Lobby Day

As part of the 2018 HPC Home Performance Conference & Trade Show, contractors traveled to Washington D.C. and met with key congressiona…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Apr 30

Greetings :)

Hi, New member here... Thank you for having me here... The forum is really informative and helpful. Glad I got the chance to be a part of i…

Started by Dennis

2 Apr 25
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

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

12 Apr 25
Reply by Brad Cook

Follow the action at HPC 2018

Are you at the HPC 2018 National Home Performance Conference? Wish you were?   Follow the action on Twitter, using hashtag #HPC18.

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Apr 24

Closed cell on roof deck to prevent mold.

I am working with an insulation company who has already applied 2" of closed cell foam over the deck of a roof deck that has been remediate…

Started by Jerry Needham

3 Apr 20
Reply by Scott Partlo

Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

Hey Guys, Im looking at buying energy efficient windows for my home. I hear they can considerably reduce heating loss in winter while keep…

Started by Tom Smith

4 Apr 20
Reply by ayazfudugo1

ACCA: Call for Volunteers to Aid the Development of a New Design Manual for Low-Load Homes

https://www.acca.org/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MessageKey=dfd29500-424e-449a-a55b-db15d7da58ee&CommunityKey=7a

Started by John C. Semmelhack

1 Apr 16
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