HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?

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HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?

Guidelines and best practices for making the profitable transition into whole-house work.

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Backdrafting Appliances: Causes and Fixes

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September 10, 2013

Homeowners and contractors need to know that when they replace 70%- or 80%-efficient furnaces with 90%-efficient furnaces and leave standard atmospheric draft water heaters orphaned, old atmospheric water heaters may backdraft, creating CO problems for ... [continue reading]

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Building Science 201: Combustion

Author: Rick Karg
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July 01, 2013

The more we understand about combustion appliances, the better we can serve the houses we work in. [continue reading]

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Getting Started in Home Performance Contracting

Author: Chuck Colgan
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June 16, 2013

Thirteen steps to taking your contracting services to the next level [continue reading]

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HVAC Contractors: Survive and Prosper in Hard Times

Author: Colin Genge
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April 01, 2013

The International Energy Conservation Codes (IECC 2009 and 2012) require HVAC ducts to be tested to prove a minimum leakage of a rather easily obtained 12 CFM/100 square feet of conditioned floor area. While many states and localities ... [continue reading]

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Quality Management Systems: Those Who Abandoned You May Come Home

Author: Bill Kinnard
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April 01, 2013

Month after month, you review your maintenance agreement numbers and find that they are dwindling each time you look at them. The last few years may have been tough in a lot of different areas ... [continue reading]

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Let's Play Stump the Chump!

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March 28, 2013

Send in your stumpers! You know - that problem house, symptom or combination of symptoms that confounded the homeowner and challenged all your building science savvy to solve. Send BPI a description of the problem &... [continue reading]

Unlocking the Power of Grey Water

Rob Nicely

Unlocking the Power of Grey Water

Along with this blog, Carmel Building & Design is introducing the first in a series of videos that ...

Home Energy's Canadian Correspondent

Shawna Henderson

Home Energy's Canadian Correspondent

Shawna Henderson, reporting from way out here on the edge of the world. Well, from Nova Scotia, Canada, just outside ...

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