Tom White's Groups (18)

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • News & Announcements

    59 members Latest Activity: Aug 20

    Share your news and announcements with the community in this group.

    To post news or an announcement, please start a new…

  • Marketing Energy Efficiency

    253 members Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2017

    Sharing ideas, tools and examples of promoting energy efficiency to consumers

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Home Energy Pros on Twitter

    65 members Latest Activity: Jan 16, 2017

    We've created a twitter list of members of Home Energy Pros who tweet about home performance and energy efficiency!

  • 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

    107 members Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2017 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…

  • Habitat for Humanity

    67 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

    Sustainable Building Group

  • 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.

Forum Discussions

Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Friday. 5 Replies

Think of the house as a really big duct

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC. Last reply by John White on Friday. 2 Replies

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Beverly Lerch on Thursday. 13 Replies

Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John Nicholas on Thursday. 10 Replies

Latest Activity

John White replied to John Carton's discussion Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.
"Soffit vents can be used for intake, but they are not the only means of intake. If you have a…"
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Franco Oyuela commented on David Byrnes's video
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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

"If the temperature difference between your bedroom and your living room feels like walking from a…"
Friday
Franco Oyuela replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"First: Mini split are a great option. Second:vI agree with David that installing on the south…"
Friday
Pearl Home Certification's blog post was featured
Friday
John White replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"Thanks for sharing this helpful information. Want to read more on duct cleaning pros and cons.…"
Friday
Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Thank you, thank you!  I appreciate your insights.  I agree with the idea that installing…"
Thursday
David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Hi Jan, in a room like that with a relatively balanced aspect ratio, flat ceiling and not much…"
Thursday
Rick Blair joined Kyle Brown's group
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Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

If you use Wrightsoft to calculate loads or design ducts, you likely have questions.  Get answers…See More
Thursday
Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"This is a very rough diagram of the detached casita.  There are currently no windows in this…"
Thursday
Sean Wiens liked Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
Thursday
Andrea Simmonsen liked David Byrnes's video
Thursday
Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thanks.  A very reasonable, practical answer.  We have done our experimenting and ceiling…"
Thursday
Pearl Home Certification posted a blog post
Thursday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Jerry, ;Have you opened the cathedral ceiling?  "
Thursday
Blake Reid replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Good opinions in these replies!  I'll just add a few: * Experiment.  It's your…"
Wednesday
John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Condensation on ceiling occurs when the attic space above is poorly ventilated or insulated. The…"
Wednesday
Joshua P Murphy is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"THANKS for the information. Ducted mini splits offer hidden benefits."
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Wayne Melancon's discussion What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?
"Get into commercial, it's more money!"
Tuesday
David Byrnes's video was featured

Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

Ever wonder if your air conditioner is working right because one room never gets a cool or warm as others? Do you need a bigger air conditioner to fix a room...
Tuesday

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