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Interactive map showing state-by-state progress of clean energy across the U.S.

Today, the U.S. produces nearly six times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as it did in 2008, and nine states now g…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jul 19

another house explodes, killing 2 in apparent natural gas accident

2 dead in house blast, no foul play suspected Excerpts from the article: "A house exploded in New Jersey early Saturday, killing a husband…

Started by David Butler

3 Jul 12
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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…

Started by David Holtzclaw

4 Jun 28
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Chris Dorsi interview on Building HVAC Science

Building HVAC Science podcast interviews Chris Dorsi, University of Montana instructor and founder of Habitat X: Building a thoughtful home…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jun 26

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

76 Jun 26
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E&O Insurance

Any recommendations for a good E&O and general liability insurance carrier for energy auditing?  I've been quoted by OREP but they seem…

Started by Rob Madden

0 Jun 21

Application Period for 2018 Energy Auditor (EA) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Pilots Now Open

We need you! Applications are now being accepted to participate in the 2018 Energy Auditor (EA) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) pilot p…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jun 21

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…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki

0 Jun 12

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…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jun 11

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…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Jun 8

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Jerry Needham replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
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James White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
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Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
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Ken Summers replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
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Chris Heenan replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
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