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  • Building Performance Institute (BPI)

    335 members Latest Activity: Jul 23

    BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit…

  • Job Board

    154 members Latest Activity: Aug 2

    This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including energy auditors, technicians, and weatherization…

  • 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 &…

  • 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…

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    195 members Latest Activity: Feb 16

    This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building sciences and energy applications.

  • Best Practices (Residential)

    345 members Latest Activity: May 21

    Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of…

  • Multifamily Buildings

    150 members Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2017

    For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to…

  • Hall of Shame

    160 members Latest Activity: Jul 9 In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real…

  • Tools of the Trade

    105 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2017 A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a…

  • 1000 Home Challenge

    138 members Latest Activity: Apr 8

    Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from…

Forum Discussions

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire 19 hours ago. 4 Replies

DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?

Started by Leslie Jackson in HVAC. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire 19 hours ago. 6 Replies

VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC

Started by Jerry Needham in BPI. Last reply by Tim O'Brien 22 hours ago. 5 Replies

Apply now for the Jon Siemen Memorial Scholarship!

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Quinn Korzeniecki on Thursday. 1 Reply

Log home roof insulation

Started by Bob Reuther in Best Practices. Last reply by Bob Reuther Aug 7. 10 Replies

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Diane Chojnowski's video was featured

1950s Home Retrofit to Super Efficient Passive House - Urban Green Building

This 1950s Montreal house was retrofitted to become a super efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior. Maison Ozalée's builder, Richard Price from Construction Le Tournesol, also used triple…
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Diane Chojnowski posted a video

1950s Home Retrofit to Super Efficient Passive House - Urban Green Building

This 1950s Montreal house was retrofitted to become a super efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior. ...
5 minutes ago
Profile IconDuong Hong Phuc, Jessica Jankowski, John Scott and 2 more joined Home Energy Pros Forum
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Running a ceiling fan actually heats up air. Allison Bailes has some great articles on it.  I…"
19 hours ago
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Leslie Jackson's discussion DIY Filter Solution for an Evaporative Cooler, anyone?
"Where are the supply runs located? Look to make sure supply runs are sealed. I would second having…"
19 hours ago
Tim O'Brien replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
"New build may not have been "dry" before finished and occupied. Residual moisture from…"
22 hours ago
Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
"Oversized A/C systems wont pull out enough moisture from the conditioned air. I would check to make…"
23 hours ago
Efficiency First California's blog post was featured
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Jediah Krajcik is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
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Laurie DiDonato posted a blog post

HERS Rater Training Discount ($200) Ends August 20th!

Online: September 17-28th (Times TBA)Classroom: October 1-5th in Manchester, NHFull fee: $2595…See More
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John White posted a blog post
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Franco Oyuela commented on Fresh Air Duct Cleaning's blog post Moving in to a new home and why you should get a Duct Cleaning
"There is no evidence to suggest that clean ducts leads to better overall health. However, it should…"
Friday
Franco Oyuela replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Using a ceiling fan as part of a team to bring your maximum home cooling comfort. Adding a ceiling…"
Friday
Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thank you.  Good information about the ceiling fans."
Thursday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"As for direction / speed a piece I did on that…"
Thursday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
"AC sizing and design is always a compromise.  The homeowner in this case is stuck on…"
Thursday
David Baerg replied to Jerry Needham's discussion VERY TIGHT HOME WITH OVER SIZED AC
"I'm curious if the humidity problems are winter or summer.  Is the mold forming on the…"
Thursday
Bob Ellenberg commented on Pearl Home Certification's blog post She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold
"If the improvements add an average of 5% to the value, what % of the home's value did the…"
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