General Forum (1,025)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Welcome Home Performance Forum Members! (formerly RESNET BPI - Energy Audit and Home Performance)

Last month the Home Performance Forum merged with Home Energy Pros, now under the Home Performance Coalition banner. Members of the Home Pe…

Started by David Butler

0 Nov 18, 2017

What made this chimney fall down?

what made this chimney fall down?   2 years after a 80% furnace was put in.  Over sized heating system after building sealed

Started by Eric Kjelshus

7 Nov 13, 2017
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

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,…

Started by David Butler

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

Home Energy Pros and #MeToo

If it doesn't seem obvious why a discussion of #MeToo is relevant for Home Energy Pros, then such a discussion is even more important. Our…

Started by Mike Rogers

3 Nov 9, 2017
Reply by Mike Rogers

How About an Energy Efficient Garage?

Greetings to my fellow home energy professionals...   I have been thinking about ways to work on one's garage to make it energy efficient a…

Started by Meni

16 Nov 9, 2017
Reply by Brad Cook

Low-pressure spray foam rigs - What's your experience?

With a number of newer low-pressure systems on the market now, I'm curious about contractors' experiences. How are the systems working? Yie…

Started by Mike Rogers

1 Nov 6, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

National Weatherization Day

October 30 is National Weatherization Day! Follow the action on Twitter using hashtags:  #WxDayOct30  #WeatherizationWorks  #Weatherizatio…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Oct 30, 2017

Moisture Management in Hawaii

This one has all the goodies: high stakes, datalogging, graphs... http://www.terrawatthome.com/news/2017/10/23/keeping-things-dry-waimea-s-

Started by Blake Reid

5 Oct 26, 2017
Reply by Blake Reid

Tankless Water Heaters... has their time finally come?

For decades tankless water heaters haven't been worth the effort to install due to our artificially low cost of natural gas in the USA and…

Started by Bob Blanchette

36 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by tedkidd

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…

Started by Brad Cook

12 Oct 19, 2017
Reply by Crista

RSS

Forum Discussions

Efficiency of furnace

Started by Jignesh in General Forum. Last reply by Barbara Smith yesterday. 7 Replies

Best brands for furnace

Started by Jignesh in General Forum. Last reply by Barbara Smith yesterday. 1 Reply

Insulation Blower Recommendations?

Started by Jim Conlon in General Forum. Last reply by Cameron Home Insulation on Monday. 2 Replies

2005 EPAct tax credit

Started by Mandy Leazenby in General Forum. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr on Thursday. 3 Replies

Latest Activity

Profile IconM Johnson and Jerry Phillips joined Home Energy Pros Forum
5 hours ago
Sara Watson posted a blog post

6 Tips to Pick Out The Best Solar Outdoor Lights

You have a beautiful home in Florida and plan to add a little sparkle to your front garden, patio,…See More
22 hours ago
DesignTech liked DesignTech's photo
yesterday
Anthony Roy is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
yesterday
Barbara Smith commented on Barbara Smith's video
yesterday
Barbara Smith replied to Jignesh's discussion Efficiency of furnace
"Installation and proper sizing is important to getting the best performance out of your furnace.…"
yesterday
Barbara Smith replied to Jignesh's discussion Best brands for furnace
"Check ENERGY STAR and Consumer Reports.…"
yesterday
Barbara Smith replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Support Mike Rogers, a long-time home performance hero, as he battles sinus cancer. in the group News & Announcements
yesterday
Barbara Smith joined Diane Chojnowski's group
Thumbnail

News & Announcements

Share your news and announcements with the community in this group.To post news or an announcement,…See More
yesterday
Diane Chojnowski added a discussion to the group News & Announcements
Thumbnail

Support Mike Rogers, a long-time home performance hero, as he battles sinus cancer.

Support Mike Rogers, a long-time home performance hero, as he battles sinus cancer. Write a note, a…See More
yesterday
Eric Kjelshus replied to Jignesh's discussion Efficiency of furnace
"I like looking at system efficiency - Lets say the you have a 95% gas using furnace 100,000…"
Monday
Cameron Home Insulation replied to Jim Conlon's discussion Insulation Blower Recommendations?
"Hi, Rent a Cellulose Insulation Blower from your local Home Depot. Get more information about…"
Monday
Todd Abercrombie liked Barbara Smith's video
Saturday
Jim Hensen replied to Jignesh's discussion Efficiency of furnace
"Great question - what the efficiency rating means is one of the most common questions we we asked.…"
Saturday
Michael Schettine's blog post was featured

Framing production combined with air sealing

Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed FramingIf you follow our blog, you know that we talk quite a…See More
Friday
Profile IconMichael E and Jason Dion joined Home Energy Pros Forum
Friday
Jason Dion joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
Thumbnail

Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what…See More
Friday
Jason Dion joined Michael Stuart's group
Thumbnail

INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building…See More
Friday
Jason Dion joined allen p tanner's group
Thumbnail

Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment…See More
Friday
Jason Dion joined Allison A. Bailes III's group
Thumbnail

HVAC

HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements,…See More
Friday

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2018   Created by Home Performance Coalition (HPC)   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service