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If you had 30 seconds to tell a homeowner what your company does, how would it go?

hi, how would you answer this question? it can be difficult in any industry to come up with 30 second commercial for your business. However…

Started by Noah Glatfelter

12 Feb 24, 2013
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Can you solve this month's stumper?

Here is your chance! Thanks to Bo Jespersen, President of The Breathable Home in Manchester, Maine for contributing February's home perform…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Feb 21, 2013

How Do You Market Your Energy Auditing Co?

Hi,  My name is Noah and I am new to both this site and energy auditing and retrofitting.This group seems great, and I was just wondering…

Started by Noah Glatfelter

15 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Ira Eisenstein

condensation in attic

visited attic of a house built in 1972 in columbus ohio.  problem is condensation and frost on underside of roof sheathing in attic.  air t…

Started by Dwayne M Petko

24 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by Joseph Novella

Sources for duct insulation savings

Does anyone have any sources for savings estimates for wrapping ducts? In particular - I am interested to know the performance difference…

Started by Craig Bird

7 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by John Nicholas

Interest in a Home Performance Quality Assurance group?

Hi Home Energy Pros! My organization recently began doing quality assurance for Michigan Saves and BetterBuildings for Michigan - two state…

Started by Nick Helmholdt

1 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Home Manager vs. Home Automation

HouseWide Utiliti designs professional "home manager systems" as opposed to consumer electronics "home automation". What's the difference?…

Started by Gary LaForge

0 Feb 14, 2013

Hawaii's Solution to Faster Solar Deployment

One of the biggest obstacles to renewable energy deployment in the US is overcoming the utility and AHJ review process. Long processing tim…

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Feb 12, 2013

BPI Tony Woods Award Call for Nominations

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Pe…

Started by Mike Kandel

0 Feb 11, 2013

New Insurance regulations on HPwES in CT

Any of the other HPwES contractors having an issue with the new insurance regulations for 2013?

Started by Gary Baggett

0 Feb 8, 2013

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How would you insulate this roof?

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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Stuart, I wasn't considering the copula windows... yes, those would indeed need to be…"
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Well, @David Butler, you have seen the property more accurately than I have, but my impression of…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"@ Stuart,I don't think there's any concern about impact of 4" build-up on elevation…"
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"So this building has a few issues with air leaks and air leaks have so much to do with discomfort…"
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"John Hatfield has the right idea here for a new roof deck. Polyiso boards always need a good stout…"
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Keith Tripp replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Interesting to see that recirc. has been in use for many years in some places. It is still a…"
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Mahendra Shah replied to John Krochmalny's discussion Psychrometric Chart Training
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Walter Money replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Gentlemen, and ladies, So, as I read this, I see a perfectly good roof that works in serious…"
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