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Blower door testing on multi bi-folds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Armando Cobo Apr 17, 2012. 14 Replies

Have anyone performed a blower door test on a new home that has a multi bi-fold door installed on an exterior wall? (As in NanaWall, Lanai or Sierra Pacific bi-folds). Is there any performance…Continue

Manual J Report

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Jan 14, 2012. 29 Replies

I have designed a 4920 sf house in Dallas with a sealed crawl space. The crawl space walls are concrete and a have 2x10 floor joist system on top of it. The crawl space walls are insulated with 1”…Continue

Green Project Verifiers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Armando Cobo Aug 25, 2011. 10 Replies

The City of Dallas is going to implement a program where Certified Verifiers (BPI & HERS) will be allowed to do plan reviews on green projects. I’m curious to know if other cities or…Continue

 

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Armando Cobo, Designer
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Architect / designer
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Exclusive Zero Energy home designer. DOE's ZERH Program instructor. Building science, high performing and healthy home design, teaching.
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At 2:34pm on August 22, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Armando,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


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