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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:45am

One of the world’s largest projects built to save energyOne of the world’s largest projects built to save energy


Trump’s proposal to eliminate popular money-saving energy efficiency programs, including the EPA’s...

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:31am

Passive House Study on Tall Residential BuildingsThe New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funded study shows Passive House for tall buildings in NY can reduce heating energy consumption by 85%. When compared to the base case targeting LEED Silver, the Passive House design saved 47% in energy use...

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:20am

ESDS Version 3.0 for WA  StateThe Washington State Department of Commerce has released, "Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard Version 3.0." Below are notes as related to residential airtightness testing:


Section 5.11: Airchange on...

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 8:32am

Retrotec at RESNETCongratulations to Craig Senglin, winner of Retrotec’s $2,000 Equipment Giveaway at RESNET!

Retrotec’s $2,000 Equipment Giveaway celebrated the release of rCloud, a cutting-edge testing platform for the blower door and duct testing industries.  The platform geolocates testing locations,...

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:37am

By Colin Genge, President, Retrotec Inc.

Even though blower door and duct testing has been around since the ‘80s, there’s still the occasional question about the necessity of air leakage testing versus just going through with visual inspections. This is sometimes followed with arguments about equipment expense, training time, or that homeowner money could be better spent elsewhere – the “bang for your buck” model.


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