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  • Iowa WAP

    14 members Latest Activity: Mar 26

      

  • Better Buildings Residential Network

    126 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2016

    The Better Buildings Residential Network connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from one another…

  • TREAT Software

    25 members Latest Activity: Feb 8

    A forum to discuss how to questions regarding modeling issues, improvements, etc.

  • HVAC

    207 members Latest Activity: May 16 HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part…

  • Kitchen Ventilation

    30 members Latest Activity: Sep 25

    In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in the kitchen compared to other places in…

  • Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

    45 members Latest Activity: Jul 14

    The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning &…

  • Retrotec

    8 members Latest Activity: Sep 6

    Retrotec is the world's leading manufacturer of blower doors, duct testers, digital manometers, and air leakage testing software. Our…

  • Online Training

    10 members Latest Activity: Oct 1, 2017

    Online training…

  • Home Energy Editorial Advisory Board

    15 members Latest Activity: Aug 25, 2016

    A place for the Home Energy Editorial Advisory Board to discuss, collaborate, and engage one another.

  • TEC

    6 members Latest Activity: Jul 18

    Discussion group for The Energy Conservatory

    Have a question about residential or big building air leakage testing, code…

  • Pinterest

    35 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    Do you have a Pinterest board for energy topics?

    Post the link to your Pinterest energy board in the comments below to share your pins with…

  • Facebook Pages

    130 members Latest Activity: Oct 1, 2017

    Does your company or organization have a Facebook Page?

    This group is for pros who have facebook pages. Post the link to your facebook page…

  • EnergySoft Energy Pro

    18 members Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2015

    Hello this group is dedicated to discussing modeling approaches using EnergySoft Energy Pro.  You can post building modeling issues, calculation…

  • Energy Efficiency Business Coalition

    21 members Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2015

    The EEBC was formed in 2007 to provide a voice to the businesses involved in the manufacturing, distribution & installation of energy…

  • Air Conditioning Contractors of America

    26 members Latest Activity: Sep 6

    ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the HVACR community, working together to promote…

  • Energy Upgrade California

    56 members Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2015

    This is a group for contractors and other pros participating in the Energy Upgrade California energy efficiency program launched 3/1/11.

  • Dear Occupant:

    30 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

    What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we…

  • Historic Home

    70 members Latest Activity: Jul 9

    Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key…

  • Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

    52 members Latest Activity: Sep 20 If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers from veteran program users and peers here!

  • E- haha! Humor

    14 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

    Cartoons, Jokes, Hilarious Stories!

    Many of us are involved w/ educating. 

    Audience attention, a teaching moment, is at peak ready…

Forum Discussions

ENERGY STAR Version 3

Started by Allison A. Bailes III in General Forum. Last reply by Mandy Leazenby 7 hours ago. 10 Replies

Blower door test for small apartment building

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John White on Friday. 9 Replies

Radiant Barrier Southeast

Started by Gary Wright in Best Practices. Last reply by yassin chahdi on Thursday. 6 Replies

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Testing Air Quality with Your Nose: Control Your HOMEChem

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John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Well, I think it completely depends on the purpose and requirement of the test. Testing one unit in…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"I can use my Duct Blaster on any house that I expect to be less than 1300 CFM through the…"
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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"FYI, he is in Illinois where code is 5 (well up until March as noted when it drops to 4)  Heh…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Here are two pictures of the duct blaster fan as a blower door.  1 in a door and 1 in a…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
"The ENERGY STARnew homes program has been around since the mid-1990s and is currently undergoing…"
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Blake Reid commented on Blake Reid's blog post Managing Mold & Humidity (in Hawaii)
"Thank you very much! They're actually the same, though - the one with the dehu cover photo has…"
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John Proctor commented on Blake Reid's blog post Managing Mold & Humidity (in Hawaii)
"Nice post -- much better than the one that only showed the dehumidifier."
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Brett Little replied to Brett Little's discussion Virtual CEU Tour of the Pembroke Passive Solar Zero Energy Ready Home
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yassin chahdi replied to Gary Wright's discussion Radiant Barrier Southeast
"It’s hard to choose on of these as most of the time the reviews and buying guides found on…"
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Bruce Fillmore replied to Mark Furst's discussion Bath fan weirdness
"In my opinion venting into any soffit is a bad idea, it usually requires a sharp bend to get into…"
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Tray Biasiolli replied to Mark Furst's discussion Bath fan weirdness
"I'd agree with Sean - we get wind effects regularly when measuring ventilation fan intake at…"
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