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Started by Home Performance Coalition in General Forum

0 Jan 3

Does IRC preclude use of spray foam to insulate rim bands in unfinished basement? (re: ignition barrier)

My new home, currently under construction, has a full basement, half of which will remain unfinished, i.e., no drywall or ceilings. We inte…

Started by David Butler in General Forum

5 Jan 2
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Encapsulated CS cold floors without batt insulation

So like the Title says. I have an encapsulated crawl space with spray foam insulation around the perimeter. The floors do not have any insu…

Started by Jason in General Forum

8 Dec 21, 2018
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Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

Hey Guys, Im looking at buying energy efficient windows for my home. I hear they can considerably reduce heating loss in winter while keep…

Started by Tom Smith in General Forum

10 Dec 20, 2018
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Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?

I looked at a large new house today, and saw what I see in almost every house... the fiberglass batt insulation installed under the subfloo…

Started by David Meiland in General Forum

23 Dec 19, 2018
Reply by David Butler

It is time for government programs to end. They become monopolies that block market solutions.

Sent to Chairman Simpson, Ranking Member Kaptur, Chairman Alexander, and Ranking Member Feinstein Dear Representatives on the DOE committe…

Started by tedkidd in General Forum

3 Dec 15, 2018
Reply by Dan Phillips

When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

I've always been a strong proponent for properly sizing A/C's together with home performance upgrades but with utility companies moving tow…

Started by David Byrnes in General Forum

9 Dec 14, 2018
Reply by David Byrnes

Ecological faucets: Hot water is available as quickly as using a DHW loop, but without wasting water or energy.

I am looking for partners, supports and funding. I am also looking for reliable information regarding the energy wasted in the DHW loops. I…

Started by Claude Waudoit in General Forum

0 Dec 13, 2018

Learning Thermostat

Just installed my first Nest learning thermostat.  Really easy and affordable.  Check it out and let me know what you think: http://www.nes

Started by Classic Residential, Inc. in General Forum

35 Dec 11, 2018
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Surprise loads

We just finished up a two-year investigation at LBNL on the energy use of video gaming. Energy expenditures amount to about $6 billion annu…

Started by Evan Mills in General Forum

4 Dec 6, 2018
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Check out the new Home Diagnosis TV Series on Public TV

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Energy OutWest 2020

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New(ish) ZNE publications available

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ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Score Card

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Home Diagnosis Episode 2: Environmental Sensitivity and Healthy Homes

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