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Case Study: Price Premium HPH vs Built-to-Code New Construction

Here is a link to my blog where you can download the full case study I just published about the Fort Hill project in Boston. More evidence…

Started by Craig Foley, REALTOR, LEED GA

0 Apr 12

Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests

Looking for web links to good sources of info on air sealing, stuff that would be helpful for builders who need to go through their almost-…

Started by David Meiland

13 Apr 5
Reply by Jacob Corvidae

Infrared camera recommendations for general contractor use

Hi, I believe I have searched and found little recent discussion on recommendations for IR cameras.  Hopefully the topic is inbounds.  Anyw…

Started by Steve Eberly

6 Mar 29
Reply by Brad Cook

When is a fuel history confidential and why?

I always try to get a 3+ year fuel history from clients prior to starting an energy assessment. If the client recently bought the property,…

Started by Brad Cook

5 Mar 24
Reply by David Meiland

ACEEE Fact Sheet: The Impact of Federal Energy Efficiency Programs

Federal energy efficiency programs have played a key role in reducing energy use and saving consumers hundreds of billions of dollars a yea…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Mar 23

It is time for government programs to end. They become monopolies that block market solutions.

Sent to Chairman Simpson, Ranking Member Kaptur, Chairman Alexander, and Ranking Member Feinstein Dear Representatives on the DOE committe…

Started by tedkidd

0 Mar 22

2018 Energy OutWest Conference

Still time to register. Don't miss out on this premier event! EOW2018-Register-Now-Email-min.pdf

Started by Diane Deyerler

0 Mar 19

LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers

Has anyone heard of LED's emitting a frequency band that interferes with the radio controls of garage door openers?  A comment attached to…

Started by Bruce Navin

17 Mar 17
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.

Hi, I have a customer who recently had condensation on an interior wall of an unheated detached garage.  We replaced her roof last fall.  W…

Started by Pamela Brown

15 Mar 17
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

Worst boiler ever?

It's the little things that makes working in home performance so rewarding.

Started by Mark Furst

1 Mar 15
Reply by Mick Lane

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