HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?
Guidelines and best practices for making the profitable transition into whole-house work.
Heating contractors, inspectors, and energy auditors all have different approaches to inspecting combustion appliances. Combustion problems come in various sizes and shapes, and individual tests may not by themselves prove if the house is actually safe. [continue reading]
Icicles and ice dams form at the eaves of some roofs in cold regions. Water that ponds behind ice dams may leak into the building since most steep roofs are configured to shed water, not hold back standing water. [continue reading]
For the last several years, about 90% of the new natural gas furnaces installed in Wisconsin have been condensing furnaces. [continue reading]
Space cooling is a major contributor to electric utility peak loads in the Southwest. [continue reading]
Conventional fireplaces are incompatible with new, tighter housing, or with weatherized homes because of their large air requirements and the incomplete combustion products they produce. [continue reading]
Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) re-introduced the Home Owners Managing Energy Savings (HOMES) Act, H.R. 2127, yesterday ...
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...