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Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades

Posted by Building Performance Journal on January 21, 2020 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

In the Winter 2019 issue (our last under the Home Energy name), author Cory Chovanec…

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Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor

Posted by Macie Melendez on January 21, 2020 at 5:49pm 3 Comments

I worked on the editorial staff of Home Energy magazine for nearly 7 years before I made the decision to leave in 2017 to pursue a freelance writing career. And now I’m back! Don’t worry, my freelance writing career is still happening but I’m also revisiting something I’ve greatly missed: the building performance industry.

When I first knew I wanted to be a writer I was in high school. There was something about writing, and eventually editing, that simply felt right. I’ve…

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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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