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The problems with gas stoves

Here's the NYT article about the emerging problems around gas stoves:  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/01/opinion/climate-change-gas-elect

Started by Jacob Corvidae in Best Practices

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Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Where is the money in energy auditing / home rating?

I'm a real estate broker that became certified as BPI building analyst to provide energy audits for my clients when buying a home.  Since t…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

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More people than ever think green when buying a home

Consumer demand in real estate continues to trend eco-friendly, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors Nearly…

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum

4 Jun 8
Reply by Minnie Coleman

Heat and A/C on a boat

My 40 foot sailboat is only about 100 ft2 of floor space, the surface area is more that of a mobile home - long and narrow, the hull and de…

Started by Ed Minch in HVAC

3 Jun 4
Reply by John White

Worst boiler ever?

It's the little things that makes working in home performance so rewarding.

Started by Mark Furst in General Forum

6 Jun 3
Reply by Minnie Coleman

Savenia Solar / Home Ratings

Does anyone know what happened to Savenia Labs and their solar rating program? Was the program completely abandoned or did someone else tak…

Started by Rob Madden in General Forum

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Where to spend my marketing dollars?

Hey everyone, I'm a new home performance company owner. (Originally a general contractor who is expanding with a new company)  My company…

Started by Trip Smith in Marketing

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Reply by Alan Bine

Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?

Hi there, I often get quizzed over the true cost to the user of installing a new boiler.  It seems to me consumers do not understand the co…

Started by Tom Smith in General Forum

5 May 31
Reply by Ash Healy

How to Insulate Exposed Outdoor Ductwork?? Help

A local business has the main duct plenums for return and supply located outside going to an RTU furnace/AC on the ground. Two trunks aroun…

Started by Daniel Baur-McGuire in General Forum

9 May 23
Reply by Ed Fritz

Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?

I recently inspected a house that I am rating and discovered the HVAC contractor used Big 8 bubble wrap on the metal main duct in a vented…

Started by John S. Rodenhizer in RESNET Modeling & Rating

19 May 22
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