HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?
Guidelines and best practices for making the profitable transition into whole-house work.
In this case study, we show how DOE's Best Practices Guide For Residential HVAC Retrofits works - as well as some of the installation practice and building code official problems that can arise. [continue reading]
Common misconceptions can contribute to a home environment that is too cold, too hot, or too humid. [continue reading]
A Canadian program tests the efficiency and future potential of residential combined heat and power systems at its residential building test center. [continue reading]
The number of concrete homes is growing, and now there is software available to correctly size HVAC equipment in these homes. In 1993, the above-grade concrete wall market for single-family detached ... [continue reading]
New tests for duct tape include testing the strapping that holds duct connections together and testing the longevity of duct sealants. [continue reading]
As energy auditors and raters went about their business of testing homes, performing energy audits and HVAC system inspections, they ...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s national Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program (HPwES) released the draft&...