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What would be your preference?

Suppose a customer calls you about a split heat pump system which is leaking condensate from a hole in the evaporator pan during the summer…

Started by Tom DelConte

7 Jun 7, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

We have a small 1940s single level house (1005sqf) in Berkeley, California that is in need of a deep energy upgrade. Our plans include maki…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

Bathroom exhaust fan shuts down two airports

Anyone else notice that two Chicago airports were shut down yesterday? Anyone else read why? I might be new to the industry and still learn…

Started by Kim Tanner

1 May 15, 2014
Reply by Griffin Hagle

Air & Vapor Barrier for a House in Berkeley, California

I am wondering if building experts have an opinion in the correct ordering of vapor and air barrier for a small 1 story house in Berkeley C…

Started by Kaushal Bharath Raju

1 May 3, 2014
Reply by Glen Gallo

Proctoring position: The School for Energy Efficiency. Waterbury CT

www.tsfee.com Hi All, TSFEE is looking to bring on a BPI proctor to help expand our testing schedule. Please email Mark Schappert Mscha…

Started by Mark

0 May 2, 2014

Follow the action at ACI National Home Performance Conference

A great way to follow the action at the ACI National Home Performance Conference this week is to follow hashtag #aci14 on Twitter. Here's a…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

3 May 1, 2014
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Air Source Heat pump or mini-split efficiency

Greetings everyone!     I have a technical questions I hope I could get some feedback! I understood that air source heat pumps are very ef…

Started by Luis Hernandez

1 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

BPI Announces Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry

That's why BPI has launched the Manufacturer Product Listing Program for the Home Performance Industry, a system that will evaluate and lis…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Glen Gallo

CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?

http://greendreamgroup.libsyn.com/this-house-sucks-but-not-very-hard-brett-singer-scientist-shows-us-where-depressurization-testing-has-led

Started by Corbett Lunsford

19 Apr 21, 2014
Reply by Glen Gallo

Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below

Hi, I'm looking for some advice on air sealing the around the mantle of a fireplace in the crawlspace. Should I just apply spray foam as ne…

Started by Blake Shurtz

1 Apr 17, 2014
Reply by David Baerg

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