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Linda Wigington Leadership Award Nominations

HPC is now accepting nominations for the Linda Wigington Leadership Award which celebrates visionary leaders doing extraordinary work to st…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

1 Feb 15
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Used DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings?

Hi Folks,  Anyone here have any experience using DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings? Having something like an HES for MF would be…

Started by Jacob Corvidae

0 Feb 8

HOT2000 - model first floor garage?

Hi all, I am modelling a proposed new residence in HOT2000 to prove code compliance to our local jurisdiction. The building is three storey…

Started by Kyla Marie

0 Feb 2

New Association: Can we have 6 minutes of your time?

The Home Performance Coalition is working, along with Home Energy Magazine, Efficiency First, and the Building Performance Institute, to cr…

Started by Home Performance Coalition

0 Feb 1

Polar vortex photos of ice forming INSIDE homes!

Check out these photos of ice forming inside homes during the super cold polar vortex this week. Shout out to @LEAP_VA who shared this on T…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

0 Feb 1

HOT2000 Modelling Addition

Hi all, I am a new energy modeler in Canada, and I am trying to figure out how to model an addition to an existing house. The addition will…

Started by Kyla Marie

5 Jan 31
Reply by Jason Vandever

Watch Home Diagnosis TV Episodes on YouTube

Check this out! You can watch episodes of Home Diagnosis TV on PBS or on YouTube. Episode 1 Grace and Corbett visit a big, beautiful, fres…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

1 Jan 28
Reply by Diane Chojnowski

Learning Thermostat

Just installed my first Nest learning thermostat.  Really easy and affordable.  Check it out and let me know what you think: http://www.nes

Started by Classic Residential, Inc.

36 Jan 28
Reply by John White

Blower door test for small apartment building

Today I received a request to test 4 units for a small apartment building.  He says the building is 32x52 which is 1560 SF.  There is 4 apa…

Started by Jerry Needham

20 Jan 25
Reply by John White

The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

We're moving our office space and doing a lot of the build-out ourselves.  In our HVAC overhaul, we need to replace the manual thermostat w…

Started by Melissa Baldridge

68 Jan 24
Reply by Eric Miller

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Water heater ventilation question

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