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A pop-up solar city is coming to Denver

For the next few weeks, Denver is hosting an internationally-recognized collegiate competition called the Solar Decathlon. Organized by th…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

1 Sep 27
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The Dynamic American Wall

Capturing the building communities attention is not easy unless you have something new to share that is intuitive and offers real insight…

Started by Michael Schettine in Best Practices

0 Sep 27

Volunteers needed for Solar Decathlon 2017 - Denver, CO

Solar Decathlon needs volunteers to work alongside Solar Decathlon organizers serving as a greeter, docent, visitor liaison, education day…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

1 Sep 26
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Energy Savings Guarantee for single family dwellings in cold climate??

Hi there, In previous years some orgs provided an Energy Savings Guarantee (ESG) for retrofits to single family dwellings (not MURBs) in th…

Started by Sonja Persram in General Forum

9 Sep 26
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Siemen Scholarship for BPI Certification - Applications due 11/30/17

The Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship is intended to help individuals in the industry who are working to make a difference in the comfort, he…

Started by Building Performance Institute in BPI

0 Sep 26

Join Home Energy Pros on Linkedin to stay connected

This platform was invaluable to great in-network discussions and conversations. I have created a LinkedIn group for all of us to stay in to…

Started by Radhika Lalit in General Forum

1 Sep 26
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Abandoning under-slab HVAC ductwork which fills with groundwater seasonally.

Our company is building a custom home in Wyoming on a site with high ground water. The client wanted to have supplemental forced-air heatin…

Started by Gregory Cisco in General Forum

6 Sep 21
Reply by Ken Summers

Tonight is EFCA's Monthly Online Meeting for Contractors

If anyone is interested tonight at 5:30 PM PST is EFCA's once a month virtual meeting for contractors. Our monthly North Bay virtual chapte…

Started by Efficiency First California in General Forum

0 Sep 6

Origin of guarded blower door testing

Does anyone know the origin of guarded blower door testing, and when the process was first developed? I know it goes back to the early to…

Started by Kim Tanner in General Forum

10 Sep 6
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BPI Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship

The Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship was originally launched on September 12, 2016. The Building Performance Institute, Inc. awards this sch…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Aug 29

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