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Lead-safe retrofits

G.H. Runevitch, a master trainer associated with the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD), recently contributed an article,…

Started by Tom White in General Forum

1 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Ed Mahoney

Proper Sizing of a two Stage Geothermal System

Question from energy homeowner:   Contractor has recommended installing a two stage Water Furnace Envision w/desup NDV049A system into a 27…

Started by Scott Barhight in General Forum

2 Dec 20, 2010
Reply by dale conner

Books on boilers, burners, furnaces, water heaters, and central air.

One can learn the basics of heat transfer, R values, U values, and all that stuff reasonably quickly and the physics and and fundamentals a…

Started by Paul Raymer in General Forum

0 Dec 19, 2010

Lead Base Paint

  Comment by Ed Mahoney 5 hours ago Delete Comment   Does anyone know what EPA means by "Demolition".....  I am having a hard time with. If…

Started by Ed Mahoney in General Forum

2 Dec 18, 2010
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Storage of Solar Hot Air

Is there a simple, effective way to store heat from a hot air collector for 12-36 hours? I live in Montana in a 30-year-old, passive/active…

Started by George Mattson in General Forum

0 Dec 17, 2010

Estimating E savings from air sealing in huge leaky house

I'm asked to estimate the heating energy savings from air sealing a 10,000 sf house built in 1900. The former mansion has 6 undampered chim…

Started by George M. Matthews in General Forum

5 Dec 17, 2010
Reply by David Parker

Duct testing accuracy

I wrote a new blog about testing the accuracy of duct testers and gauges.  Is anyone out there running these tests?   http://homeenergypros…

Started by Silvie Votrubova in General Forum

0 Dec 16, 2010

Facebook? Twitter? IDK!

Here is an article I wrote on the topic of social networking and contracting.  The publication is marketed to the Plumbing and HVAC trade p…

Started by Eric Aune in Marketing

3 Dec 16, 2010
Reply by James Sayers

What's Wrong with the Home-Energy Audit Industry?

Here's an article sent by my friend Ron Clark of Energywise that deserves a read by everyone in the business. I especially encourage some t…

Started by Steve Waclo in General Forum

19 Dec 13, 2010
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

Being an LED lighting Zealot, like being a Beatles fan in 1964

Sometimes you can tell someone or somethings going to breakthrough, because of the quality and talent & potential. That describes the B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

0 Dec 10, 2010

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