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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 Dennis Jun 26. 76 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

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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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California HERS Rater
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DSM program design, implementation, evaluation, and policy; Building energy analysis software;
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At 10:22am on February 23, 2015, Better Buildings Support said…

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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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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!

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Log home roof insulation

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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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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. ...
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thank you.  Good information about the ceiling fans."
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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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