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Big Data Analytics - Don't Believe the Hype

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Smith Nov 23, 2016. 9 Replies

Check out this bogus claim from pge@email.opower.com that one of our residential clients just sent us, along with the scathingly concise…Continue

Tags: Analytics, Residential, Data, Big, OPower

Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John White Sep 10. 77 Replies

I just searched this forum for "Whole House Fan", but I didn't find much about them (except …Continue

Are Energy Pros the OB-GYNs of the Real Estate Industry?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Conlon Aug 26, 2013. 4 Replies

I was just looking over ACCA's new revised standard out for comment:Existing Homes Evaluation and Performance Improvement - ANSI/ACCA 12…Continue

Can HP programs afford to keep subsidizing all these free-riders?

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Sep 13, 2012. 7 Replies

First some facts:1. The ARRA bubble era is over. Efficiency First has a webinar coming up next…Continue

Tags: performance, home, Energy, Star, Upgrade

 

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John White replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"A whole house fan is usually installed on the attic floor near the center of your house. In the late evening or early in the morning this fan is turned on to exhaust hot or humid air from the house. Cooler outdoor air enters through open windows to…"
Sep 10
Dennis replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"Great read...! Thanks for sharing..."
Jun 26
Franco Oyuela replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"I am not in favor of this whole house fan. Maybe they are more cheaper than air conditioners but It is not really works for everyone. I highly recommend mini split systems."
May 8
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Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

I just searched this forum for "Whole House Fan", but I didn't find much about them (except this and this).I'm curious to hear what experiences you all may have with these simple and relatively inexpensive devices out in the real world.Here are some pictures and a basic definition of the…See More
May 3
Sara R replied to Tom Conlon's discussion Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?
"I am thinking of buying a Central Heat Pump. The climate here is very cold, especially in winter. I have a very old central system that brings me many costs. I was thinking about something like…"
May 2

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At 10:22am on February 23, 2015, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call summaries.

 

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At 9:32pm on October 18, 2013, David Eggleton said…

Welcome to the Considering Permaculture group, Tom.  Perhaps we can meet when I'm in CA next spring.

At 6:05pm on April 23, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Tom,

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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ENERGY STAR Version 3

Started by Allison A. Bailes III in General Forum. Last reply by Mandy Leazenby 9 hours ago. 10 Replies

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Mandy Leazenby replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
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John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"I can use my Duct Blaster on any house that I expect to be less than 1300 CFM through the…"
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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"FYI, he is in Illinois where code is 5 (well up until March as noted when it drops to 4)  Heh…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Here are two pictures of the duct blaster fan as a blower door.  1 in a door and 1 in a…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
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John Proctor commented on Blake Reid's blog post Managing Mold & Humidity (in Hawaii)
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