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Experience with new energy monitoring tools such as Curb, Sense, Nerio and Smapee

I have been trying to get feedback from people's experience with these breaker box monitoring tools. Do any of them work and provide useful…

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18 Jan 9
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Studies re: radon mitigation and energy efficiency

Hello Home Energy Pros, I'm looking for resources, articles, studies about how radon mitigation systems impact energy efficiency (electrici…

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16 Dec 28, 2017
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TREAT - energy audit software

Does anyone have experience using TREAT? Is it an effective approach to dealing with multi-family units?

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9 Dec 28, 2017
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HPC Releases the 2018 National Home Performance Conference Agenda & Offers a Holiday Deal!

This agenda is going to knock your holiday socks off.  The HPC National Conference & Trade Show is where you will join over one thousan…

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0 Dec 21, 2017

Low Leakage home with cathedral ceiling

I am curious/concerned about advising a tight house (addition) with a cathedral ceiling. I understand that normally, one should keep a 1-2"…

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5 Dec 21, 2017
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Belgium’s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads

As an avid amateur astronomer, the mitigation of light pollution is one of my passions, notably dovetailing with my professional passion fo…

Started by David Butler

1 Dec 18, 2017
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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…

Started by Shawna Henderson

28 Dec 9, 2017
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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…

Started by Brendan Reid

3 Nov 25, 2017
Reply by David Butler

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…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Nov 21, 2017

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…

Started by David Butler

2 Nov 21, 2017
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