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Suggestions for magnetic air register covers?

I have a client who will eventually spend the money and have her ducts sealed and insulated, and the system properly balanced, but in the m…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

12 Aug 10, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

App for Ashrae 62.2

I read here that the apple store has an app for  Ashrae 62.2  for iphone, ipad and the ipod touch. I have only find Ashrae 62.1. Is this th…

Started by Paul Lasicki

4 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Isaac Savage

Poly-tuff?

I am looking for any comments or experience with the Poly-tuff elastromeric deck coating system.  The application is for a walk out patio o…

Started by Doug Garrett

0 Aug 9, 2012

First Law of Themodynamics

I have been thinking alot about this 1st Law, where energy is neither created or destroyed and i am having difficulty understanding this. A…

Started by Jim Tenhundfeld

3 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Ed Voytovich

How does your utility use smart meter technology?

A quick poll to see how widespread smart meter technology has become. What type of power meter do you have, and how does your utility use t…

Started by Bob Blanchette

5 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Rodney Fox

Controversial? The Rebound Effect?

Since more efficient (and cheaper) energy will also lead to faster economic growth, it's suspected that improvements in energy efficiency m…

Started by Tom DelConte

10 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Richard Scott Mills

BPI Releases Initial Results of Quality Assurance Procedures for Proctors and Test Centers

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is pleased to release the initial results of its Quality Assurance procedures for proctors a…

Started by Mike Kandel

1 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Tom Conlon

Installing additional supply runs from the main trunk.

Here is a new area for me: The wisdom (or lack thereof) of adding supply duct runs in order to improve airflow to rooms that are uncomforta…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

16 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Cost of foam installation

I'm looking for some foam installation prices. I know each company is different and have there own overhead and all, and I also realize the…

Started by Paul Lasicki

4 Aug 7, 2012
Reply by Paul Lasicki

Thoughts on advertising through Angie's List and\or Service Magic.

Hello all my fellow champions of better buildings. I am strongly considering dropping some significant cash to begin advertising on Angie'…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan

10 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by John Redmond

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