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  • Retrotec

    7 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2017

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

  • Low-cost residential particle monitoring

    138 members Latest Activity: 45 minutes ago

    There are new technologies that allow for laser particle counting for homeowners. This group is set up to encourage people using these monitors…

  • Renewable Energy

    71 members Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2017 This group will focus on the issues associated with incorporating renewable energy sources like Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Geothermal, Small Wind,…

  • 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…

  • 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 &…

  • 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: Apr 5, 2017

    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

    50 members Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2017 If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers from veteran program users and peers here!

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Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire yesterday. 4 Replies

DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?

Started by Leslie Jackson in HVAC. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire yesterday. 6 Replies

VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC

Started by Jerry Needham in BPI. Last reply by Tim O'Brien yesterday. 5 Replies

Apply now for the Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship!

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Log home roof insulation

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