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Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2017

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The Truth About Windows?

Started by Joel Greenberg. Last reply by Carl Johnson Aug 30, 2016. 20 Replies

I just had another window salesman knock on my door and tell me that switching out my windows can save me 40% to 50% on my energy bills. When I pressed him, he said that's for switching out metal…Continue

BPI Training

Started by Andrew Vidal. Last reply by Ed Minch Jul 6, 2013. 3 Replies

Hey all, business is a little slow for me these days and I've been considering going through a BPI certification program. I'm in Washington state and have a small weatherization and residential…Continue

WAP In DC

Started by Bret Monroe. Last reply by Pat Dundon Jul 5, 2013. 3 Replies

I was fortunate and honored to particiapate in the recent Whie House event that was intended to be a platform for highlighting the benefits the Weatherization program brings to the entire…Continue

Blow machines

Started by Jeff Stuart. Last reply by Robert D York Jr Feb 24, 2013. 2 Replies

Does anyone have any input on what would be the best weatherization blow machine out there? I would like to have a machine that is primarily used for Retro fit walls and attic, but can also blow…Continue

What's Next for Weatherization: Community Energy Leadership

Started by Tom White. Last reply by Timothy DeLuca Nov 1, 2011. 4 Replies

I just posted another blog entry about the NCAF Energy conference, What's Next for Weatherization--Pioneers in Community Energy…Continue

Tags: NCAF, low-income, weatherization

What the heck is leveraging and why do we need it?

Started by Tom White. Last reply by Timothy DeLuca Oct 31, 2011. 1 Reply

John Howat, with the National Consumer Law Center, spoke today at the…Continue

Tags: leveraging, low_income, weatherization

You might be a energy auditor if:

Started by Matthew Redmond May 26, 2011. 0 Replies

You might be an energy auditor if...  - You use your blower door to dry out your house after it gets flooded.  - You perform a restaurant lighting audit while waiting to be served.  - You educate…Continue

Here's LBL Labs data on energy savings from Windows

Started by Wally Conway. Last reply by Jim Klebes Mar 25, 2011. 4 Replies

LBL window savings dataSome of this data is geeky, but it does give some insight into expected perfromance of different window…Continue

Mixed Climate Mobile Home Weatherization techniques

Started by Matthew Redmond. Last reply by Hal Skinner Mar 17, 2011. 5 Replies

I will be training Wx crews in mobile home techniques in a mixed climate southern state in two weeks. My question is " Why do some southern states not insulate MH bellies as part of their…Continue

Home Energy Pros has a new group on Multifamily buildings

Started by Evan Mills Feb 1, 2011. 0 Replies

We'd like to hear from you on how the topic of this group applies in the context of multifamily buildings---> here

 

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Discussion Forum

The Truth About Windows?

Started by Joel Greenberg. Last reply by Carl Johnson Aug 30, 2016. 20 Replies

BPI Training

Started by Andrew Vidal. Last reply by Ed Minch Jul 6, 2013. 3 Replies

WAP In DC

Started by Bret Monroe. Last reply by Pat Dundon Jul 5, 2013. 3 Replies

Blow machines

Started by Jeff Stuart. Last reply by Robert D York Jr Feb 24, 2013. 2 Replies

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Scott Katznelson replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Most of the work I do is retrofit of older buildings. Marriage wall leakage is often significant,…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Scott Katznelson   In 2013,  I had my HERS Field Review completed on a multi-family…"
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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Sorry but LMAO - one blower door for that small of a space gives you an accurate number for the…"
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Scott Katznelson replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"The most accurate way to accomplish this is to have 4 blower doors running at the same time, one…"
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Tour 2 IL New Built Homes - 1 LEED Silver - 1 Zero Energy Ready

During the IL Green Built Home Tour, we looked at 2 homes right down the road from each other to…See More
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Jan Green commented on Pearl Certification's blog post Two National Brands Join Forces Demonstrating Unity in Home Energy-Efficiency Rating Systems
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Home Energy Ratings

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