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State of Florida Recognizes BPI as Rating System Provider

Effective July 1, 2013, the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) will be recognized as one of a few selected entities authorized to p…

Started by Mike Kandel

2 Jul 27, 2013
Reply by Gary Baggett

HDD and internal gain.

HDD and internal gain. Using a standard 5° allowance for internal gain, base 65°, is a rough enough approximation from the start.  But to u…

Started by Bud Poll

9 Jul 22, 2013
Reply by David Williams

Energy Auditing - Reporting Software

The market is complete with various applications used to create custom energy audit reports for your customers.   Which reporting applicati…

Started by Joe G

0 Jul 21, 2013

Selling equipment in Portland, Oregon area

I've got Infiltech Manometer(DG4) and blower door equipment that I don't use, looking to sale.  Also have Bacharach Combustion Analyzer and…

Started by Mark R Evans

0 Jul 19, 2013

Building Codes to be voted on in Oct.

NAHB_Code_Action_Plan.pdf   Does anyone else have any concerns over this?

Started by William H Nickerson

4 Jul 19, 2013
Reply by Corbett Lunsford

Selecting a Water Heater

I am looking at updating the heating and water heating systems in a rental home I recently purchased.  Currently, there is a 4 year old Bur…

Started by Johnny Ritzo

15 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by Joe Romero

R-values for Code Performance Path - Fiberglass

A Builder in Michigan was using Rescheck to demonstrate 2009 IECC energy code compliance as part of the permit application process.  I was…

Started by John Kuiper

4 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Robert DV

BPI's Home Performance-Related Data Standards Published as BPI Standards

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that its BPI-2100-S-2013: Standard for Home Performance-Related Data Tr…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Jul 8, 2013

Changing 80 Percent Furnaces to 90+

Can someone weigh in on what's involved to change out an 80 percent furnace (or worse) to a 90 percent (or better)?  In terms of both work…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

17 Jul 4, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Temperature Control Problems with Vision Thermostats

Temperature Control Problems with Vision Thermostats . The smoking gun is found! Plain old temperature control beats crazy electronic heat…

Started by Tom DelConte

5 Jun 28, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

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