Jim Gunshinan's Groups (15)

  • Kitchen Ventilation

    31 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday

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

  • 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…

  • Energy Efficient Design

    74 members Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2017 Energy efficiency starts at the drafting table... How architects and designers can help buildings reach high-performance standards.

  • Habitat for Humanity

    67 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

    Sustainable Building Group

  • 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…

  • Home Energy Ratings

    108 members Latest Activity: Oct 23 Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate here

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

    198 members Latest Activity: Dec 10

    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…

  • 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…

  • Trainers and Mentors

    131 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2017

    Share your experience with different training and mentoring methods. Learn about new training tools, certifications and training programs.

  • Weatherization

    164 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2017 Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.

Latest Activity

Sean Lintow Sr replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"Yes & no - newer codes added in "Exception: As an alternative, the floor framing-cavity…"
yesterday
Dan Phillips replied to tedkidd's discussion It is time for government programs to end. They become monopolies that block market solutions.
"Not all states used deemed savings or modeled savings.  Don't throw the baby out with the…"
yesterday
Dan Phillips replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"I wonder if you could do an experiment.  Leave a section of the floor insulation as is. …"
yesterday
Dennis Heidner replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"I had missed your query originally made a couple of years ago.   Yes it does make a…"
Saturday
Dannie Jackson replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"If you look at the R factor of the window and compare it to old school single pain glass windows…"
Saturday
Dannie Jackson replied to tedkidd's discussion It is time for government programs to end. They become monopolies that block market solutions.
"Something that bothers me which is very similar to the concerns about agencies and programs…"
Saturday
Dannie Jackson replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"I would assume two things about this idea, first of all you would definitely shade the roof and…"
Saturday
Charles Buell replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"You want to install enough insulation that the room temp line is within the insulation---not…"
Friday

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