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Getting to Zero National Forum Call for Speaker Abstracts

Call for Speaker abstracts due March 22! The Getting to Zero National Forum is dedicated to defining a new zero energy, zero carbon future…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Mar 14

Virtual Tour Prickly Pear Zero Energy GreenStar Platinum

Join us as we take a before the drywall and final tour of the completed Purcell Residence. A home in Fennville Michigan that is certified G…

Started by Brett Little

0 Mar 8

Residential airflow balancing

Folks, I am looking for feedback on a new residential air airflow balancing product scheduled to be released in 2019. A negative feedback…

Started by Antoine Karam

4 Mar 7
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When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

I've always been a strong proponent for properly sizing A/C's together with home performance upgrades but with utility companies moving tow…

Started by David Byrnes

19 Mar 6
Reply by David Butler

How do you leverage incentives to sell?

So… knowing that incentive programs and rebates are often not a primary driver of home performance sales... I’m curious how contractors HAV…

Started by Coby Rudolph

4 Mar 4
Reply by Franco Oyuela

HOT2000 - supplementary heating not being taken into account

Hi there,  I am modelling a 3,000 sqft house which is designed as using two gas powered furnaces to heat the entire house. They are the sa…

Started by Kyla Marie

4 Feb 28
Reply by Stephen Wierzbicki

Ducted mini split vs ceiling cassettes?

I am just breaking ground on a spec house build and this will be my first project using a mini split system for heat. Breakdown: 1600 s.f.…

Started by Alan Lehman

6 Feb 26
Reply by Franco Oyuela

United Way partners with NEST to help low-income households save energy

In our every day lives, it can be easy to overlook the simple pleasures like a warm place to sleep, a hot shower, or knowing that the light…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Feb 22

Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters

I'm considering purchasing the AirAdvice for Homes indoor air quality monitor but it seems to have a steep price attached to it.   I have a…

Started by Rob Madden

13 Feb 19
Reply by Al Tibbs

Request for Information Concerning Efficient & Flexible Building Loads

The DOE Building Technologies Office has issued a Request for Information to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratorie…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Feb 19

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Water heater ventilation question

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Unvented Roof Assembly

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