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Shell Sealing Limits to Existing Homes

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Aug 11, 2016. 5 Replies

What is the appropriate level to shell seal existing homes, in a cost-effective manner. Is it appropriate to target the sealing goal to current IECC or Energy Star standards for new homes or as DOE…Continue

Tags: target, sealing, shell

How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Lintow Sr Apr 8, 2015. 39 Replies

On the Freaknomics Radio podcast last week (freaknomics.org) they interview Arik Levinson about his recent article "How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from…Continue

Tags: savings, energy, codes, Energy

 

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TA Barrett
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Architect / designer, Building energy modeler, Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator
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BPI
Professional Interests
Energy conservation and efficiency, renewables, sustainable design and planning

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At 5:47pm on February 15, 2011, 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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Home Energy Pros and #MeToo

Started by Mike Rogers in General Forum. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski 4 hours ago. 1 Reply

How would you insulate this roof?

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