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The ACEEE Hot Water Forum

Posted by Larry Weingarten on January 15, 2020 at 3:30pm 2 Comments

The Hot Water Forum (HWF) has been around for about ten years, meeting yearly.  I missed one, once and still regret it. It’s a mix of manufacturers, code folks, researchers, utilities, local, state and federal governments, engineers and the odd hot water nerd, like me. People come from all over the US and some other countries to…

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Near Perfect Air Tightness Measured in Contemporary Home

Posted by Chris Laumer-Giddens on January 15, 2020 at 2:58pm 6 Comments

A discussion of a near perfectly airtight contemporary home in Marietta, GA, the testing, the results, and how it was achieved.

The blower door is set up in the front door of the…

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2020 Industry Trends in HVAC, Home Performance & Solar

Posted by Emily Ambrose on January 9, 2020 at 11:00am 0 Comments

-By Jake VP, Energy Circle Content Writer

It isn’t just a new year, it’s a new decade. Is your New Year's Resolution to simply “keep up the good work”? Of course not — you want to know where the better…

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Posted by Jim Gunshinan on January 7, 2020 at 4:58pm 0 Comments

Yes, it is.

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

Here are some key points pulled directly from a recently published, Energy Efficiency Impact Report, by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy…

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Insulating Chilled/Cold Water Lines

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Floor I joists and properly installed insulation

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What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

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Looking for a Rater in Sacramento Area

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Condensation Quick Fix

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How many BTU required to heat air

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Denver Home Energy Score Pilot Evaluation Report

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Green Button Connect

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