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Earn 2 BPI CEUs by Blogging for BPI

As part of BPI's ongoing efforts to educate homeowners on the value of home performance and working with a BPI Certified Professional, we h…

Started by Quinn Korzeniecki in General Forum

0 Jun 19

What made this chimney fall down?

what made this chimney fall down?   2 years after a 80% furnace was put in.  Over sized heating system after building sealed

Started by Eric Kjelshus in General Forum

5 Jun 15
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Studies on Home Energy Audit Energy Savings Potential?

Looking for studies that have made the case that an energy audit leads to energy savings. Are there recent studies out there on this topic?

Started by Julie Saporito in General Forum

5 Jun 15
Reply by Danielle Sass Byrnett

DOE Home Energy Score

Is anybody out there using the DOE Home Energy Score?  If so, are you using it as a supplement to current WAP/home performance work or are…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

44 Jun 15
Reply by Sandy Michaels

Do you like pizza and discussing home performance and energy efficiency topics?

If anyone is interested EFCA is having our in person Northern California home performance contractor meeting in Berkeley, California next T…

Started by Efficiency First California in General Forum

0 Jun 14

Removal of bad smells from mold contaminated attic

Was asked to trouble shoot a mold issue in a Kneewall assembly.  When I arrived there was a damp and hot (+120) kneewall assembly that had…

Started by Tim Marlett in General Forum

10 Jun 13
Reply by Glen Gallo

Solar panel leasing

Hello everyone,     I am doing some research into Solar panel leasing and I wanted to reach out to all of you for information.  There is a…

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum

23 Jun 12
Reply by Jan Green

What causes a temperature plane in a home

I have a Customer that has a very open floor plan.  2 story opening in the middle of the house.  When you walk up the stairs you feel a dra…

Started by Energy Wise Solutions in HVAC

11 Jun 8
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

TREAT modeling of mid-rise apartments low heating load

Does anyone have experience using TREAT to model mid-rise (3-story) apartment buildings with interior corridors?  Our housing authority req…

Started by Jim Fowler in General Forum

4 Jun 1
Reply by Don Hynek

Factory built Net Zero

The country’s first Zero Energy Ready manufactured home that is certified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is up and running in Russe…

Started by Steven Lefler in General Forum

3 May 18
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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?
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Stuart Langley replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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