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Your Top Energy Efficiency Tips for the Heating Season

As we move toward the heating season, what are your top tips for homeowners to keep their energy bills under control? ElectricityPlans.com…

Started by rebecca bridges in Best Practices

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Capillary break retrofit

If you want to add a capillary break to a basement or crawl space floor in an existing building, it is difficult to determine if there alre…

Started by Paul Raymer in Best Practices

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Help with OpenStudio/EnergyPlus

A bit new to the Open/Studio/EnergyPlus world and I am seeking some help. I have downloaded the residential prototype IDF files. I get an e…

Started by Kerry Haglund in General Forum

1 yesterday
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BPI Works with NATE and NORA to Expand Accreditation Options for the HVAC Contractor

Calling all HVAC contractors! BPI is working with NATE and NORA to expand accreditation options for HVAC contracting companies. BPI has es…

Started by Cierra Mooney in BPI

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Insulating Chilled/Cold Water Lines

Good day folks, I am wondering what best practice is for insulating chilled and cold water pipes inside a dwelling regards to protecting fr…

Started by Sean Wiens in HVAC

10 on Monday
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Floor I joists and properly installed insulation

Every single time I do an audit where the house has I joists instead of regular floor joists I see this issue. Either the insulation batts…

Started by Robin Henry in General Forum

29 Jan 16
Reply by Brian Robinson

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

Simple Question - In your experience, What has been the most profitable HVAC job for your company? If you're not sure, feel free to state y…

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC

5 Jan 16
Reply by bebelyn accessdoors

Looking for a Rater in Sacramento Area

I'm currently set up as a participating contractor for both SMUD and PG&E Home Upgrade programs. The fact that I live in Orange County…

Started by Brian A McFadden in BPI

1 Jan 14
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Hydronic System Critique

Good day folks First many thanks, especially to David, for your help in determining the needed BTU's to heat air.  It was a very good discu…

Started by Sean Wiens in HVAC

8 Jan 14
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Condensation Quick Fix

Last year I built a barn out of full dimensional timbers. The roof is a simple 7/8" corrugated over purlins with no moisture barrier. The u…

Started by Dan Antonioli in General Forum

12 Jan 13
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Capillary break retrofit

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Help with OpenStudio/EnergyPlus

Started by Kerry Haglund in General Forum. Last reply by Kerry Haglund yesterday. 1 Reply

Insulating Chilled/Cold Water Lines

Started by Sean Wiens in HVAC. Last reply by Sean Wiens on Monday. 10 Replies

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

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC. Last reply by bebelyn accessdoors Jan 16. 5 Replies

Looking for a Rater in Sacramento Area

Started by Brian A McFadden in BPI. Last reply by Building Performance Institute Jan 14. 1 Reply

Hydronic System Critique

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Condensation Quick Fix

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