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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

4 Oct 10
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Baffles without soffit vents?

Hi all - I recently saw a contractor installing baffles in an attic that didn't have soffit vents - they had gable vents. Do others see thi…

Started by Haley Keegan

14 Sep 9
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

whole house fan?

birmingplumb On: 08-24-2019 09:58 AM New build for son . I plumber 50 yrs. Industrial. 785sq ft ranch on crawl. roof has 12 ft ridge vent.…

Started by michael j maruska

2 Aug 26
Reply by Franco Oyuela

Best Practices to Transport Blower Door

Any suggestions / ideas on efficient ways to transport blower doors? Tips you've used? Check in luggage vs. shipping If shipping, UPS vs F…

Started by Casey Murphy

1 Jul 25
Reply by Steve Mann

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

18 Jul 20
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Sealing Flex Duct Passing Through an Air Barrier

Greetings,In reference to maintaining the integrity of an air barrier, best practice requires all penetrations be properly air sealed.  Spe…

Started by Danny Gough

7 Feb 10
Reply by Ed Minch

Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

I have lots of my auditing customers who ask me about duct cleaning, and if they should do it.  It seems like the only way to get them real…

Started by Gordon Smith

39 Nov 30, 2018
Reply by Charles Buell

Green Home Solutions Franchise

Seems like a good concept to franchise cleaning up mold in people's houses.  People are afraid of mold.  And cleaning it up with something…

Started by Paul Raymer

3 Nov 26, 2018
Reply by Craig McManus

Sealed crawl space for new construction

I retired from this business in 2010 so please forgive me if my knowledge and questions are dated.  My experience was mostly multi-family a…

Started by Kent Kjellgren

19 Nov 7, 2018
Reply by William Turner

Radiant Barrier Southeast

Is it worth the cost to retro-fit radiant barrier into existing attic space in southeast part of USA Roof is 4/12 hip, 2200 sf

Started by Gary Wright

6 Oct 11, 2018
Reply by yassin chahdi

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