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Selecting The Most Efficient Nat Gas HWH

This project involves abandoning a chimney and replacing a Natural Gas HWH. They were going to go solar (with condensing direct vent back u…

Started by Robert Post

4 Jan 5, 2011
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EPAct builder tax credit extension

Folks, I have gotten an email from RESNET stating that this has been extended and made retroactive to Jan. 1, 2010.   Has anyone gotten mor…

Started by John Shillito

11 Jan 4, 2011
Reply by Lorna G. Fear

link to "Most Buildings Don’t Work Properly, Who Cares?"

An excellent article:  http://tinyurl.com/37apwnb  

Started by Ed Voytovich

2 Jan 2, 2011
Reply by Glen Gallo

Cape Attic Insulation & Roofing Project

On a 1950's cape in Oreland Pa (zone 4 but near 5)we are retrofitting attic insulation and doing a new roof. Generally, the proposed roof…

Started by Robert Post

0 Dec 30, 2010

New Zealand home peformance rating scheme

The New Zealand government today launched a home performance rating scheme where the home owner can rate their house based on certain crite…

Started by CK Ang

12 Dec 28, 2010
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Does peer pressure help motivate people to save energy?

According to the Wall Street Journal, it's one of the best ways."It isn't financial incentives. It isn't more information. It's guilt....St…

Started by Stephanie Inglis

15 Dec 28, 2010
Reply by Joel Greenberg

LEDs over Macy's jewelry counter

On Christmas eve I made it to Macy's to buy a present for my lovely wife. I looked up to see the sparkly halogens and was surprised to see…

Started by George M. Matthews

1 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by Dennis McCarthy

CAZ solutions

CAZ pressure too low On an energy retrofit project during the test out I learned that under worst case conditions, without the air handler…

Started by Robert Post

4 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Dale Sherman

Lead-safe retrofits

G.H. Runevitch, a master trainer associated with the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD), recently contributed an article,…

Started by Tom White

1 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Ed Mahoney

Proper Sizing of a two Stage Geothermal System

Question from energy homeowner:   Contractor has recommended installing a two stage Water Furnace Envision w/desup NDV049A system into a 27…

Started by Scott Barhight

2 Dec 20, 2010
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How many BTU required to heat air

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Green Button Connect

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Installing High Efficiency Equipment....?

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Solar Panel Size?

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ACEEE 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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HVAC Contractors Expand Their Role in Home Performance

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Historic Home

Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy…See More
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John Roberts replied to Tom Smith's discussion Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?
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