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Insulating Chilled/Cold Water Lines

Good day folks, I am wondering what best practice is for insulating chilled and cold water pipes inside a dwelling regards to protecting fr…

Started by Sean Wiens

10 yesterday
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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

8 Jan 9
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Derating / Rating Old Insulation

Does anyone have a calculation or guide you follow to de-rate the r-value of existing insulation? I'm familiar with RESNET grading, but th…

Started by Haley Keegan

20 Jan 2
Reply by Shawn Siems

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

13 Jul 29, 2019
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Exterior green cladding

Hello everyone,      I am searching for green cladding alternatives for a farm home currently using cedar planks that are too old and comi…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Apr 19, 2019
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

I am curious about other's experience as I get asked the following question all the time:  Is it necessary to pull out a poorly installed b…

Started by Dav Camras

10 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Peter Krych

Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project

Hello all! I am currently ripping out the interior of a school bus that I am converting to an RV to live and travel in. I am familiar with…

Started by Jenna Bader

4 May 3, 2018
Reply by ayazfudugo1

Insulation Blower Recommendations?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a residential insulation blower?  We currently use an InsulMaxx 5000, and we've been pretty happy,…

Started by Jim Conlon

5 Feb 23, 2018
Reply by Brad Cook

Exterior Insulation for Deep Energy Retrofits

Heya! I've been lurking for a while on the various formats that came together for the HEP Forum. Haven't posted/contributed for a while due…

Started by Shawna Henderson

28 Dec 9, 2017
Reply by Tim

The effects of higher residential energy efficiency on the rest of the economy

This excited me: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-015-9392-9 The effect of more energy efficient households is shown to ripp…

Started by Harry Silver

0 Jan 30, 2017

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Insulating Chilled/Cold Water Lines

Started by Sean Wiens in HVAC. Last reply by Sean Wiens yesterday. 10 Replies

Floor I joists and properly installed insulation

Started by Robin Henry in General Forum. Last reply by Brian Robinson on Thursday. 29 Replies

What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

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Looking for a Rater in Sacramento Area

Started by Brian A McFadden in BPI. Last reply by Building Performance Institute Jan 14. 1 Reply

Hydronic System Critique

Started by Sean Wiens in HVAC. Last reply by Sean Wiens Jan 14. 8 Replies

Condensation Quick Fix

Started by Dan Antonioli in General Forum. Last reply by Sean Wiens Jan 13. 12 Replies

How many BTU required to heat air

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Denver Home Energy Score Pilot Evaluation Report

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