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Blower door test for small apartment building

Today I received a request to test 4 units for a small apartment building.  He says the building is 32x52 which is 1560 SF.  There is 4 apa…

Started by Jerry Needham

20 Jan 25
Reply by John White

The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

We're moving our office space and doing a lot of the build-out ourselves.  In our HVAC overhaul, we need to replace the manual thermostat w…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

68 Jan 24
Reply by Eric Miller

HPC Scholarships

Check out HPC's scholarship program! Whether you are a novice just beginning your career or a veteran who wants to learn the latest trends,…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 24

Energy OutWest 2020

Mark your calendar! The Energy OutWest Conference will be held on August 10-14, 2020. Location is the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. Watch…

Started by Diane Deyerler

1 Jan 18
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

New(ish) ZNE publications available

Here's some New Year's reading material for all you ZNE fans -- enjoy! Zero Net Energy Primer from AIA-California Council by yours truly…

Started by Ann Edminster

1 Jan 17
Reply by Jacob Corvidae

ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Score Card

As the US government loosens environmental rules, states are investing more in energy efficiency and delivering increased power savings,…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 16

Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete

Looking for some insight on proper insulation methods. We will be building a raised wood framed floor above an existing concrete slab garag…

Started by Matthew Greenawalt

5 Jan 15
Reply by Franco Oyuela

Cross-laminated Polyethylene vs non-cross laminated

Does anyone know the benefits or disadvantages of cross laminated polyethylene vs non cross laminated for a crawl space membrane? I'm just…

Started by Daniel Baur-McGuire

5 Jan 14
Reply by Dave Taylor

Check out the session schedule for the HPC Northwest Regional Conference

There's an impressive lineup of speakers and topics for the HPC Northwest Regional Conference in Portland on February 11-12. Check out the…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jan 8

Cooling effect from solar panels

Is there any hard data out there or any personal experience about reduced cooling load as a result of solar panels installed on a south fac…

Started by Tim Kendzia

44 Jan 7
Reply by William Turner


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70 unit building rehab

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Linda Wigington Leadership Award Nominations

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Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

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