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Residential Retrofits

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No New Posts Multi-family Residential Retrofits

Here is the place to discuss owner-occupied multi family projects.

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No New Posts Single Family Residential Retrofit Projects

For the single family home owner

4 5 Dennis Roberts home in San Antonio, Texas
by buzz holtvluwer
Jun 5, 2020 12:30:18 GMT

Solutions, Products, Services

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No New Posts Solution Products

Solution products are very specific, and in most cases they must be checked for their appropriateness in a given property. One solution may exclude several others, or on the other hand may have positive synergy with other solutions.
Example: heat pumps, either ground source (GSHP) or air source (ASHP) may work together very well with Solar PV, because they may be able to harvest energy (as in GSHP and pre-heating hot water).

1 2 Making Sense of Sense
by Admin
Aug 3, 2020 16:37:53 GMT
No New Posts Competitive Energy Procurement

If you are in a deregulated state, here is the best way to find competitive energy providers, and compare prices and terms and conditions.

1 1 Using Powerkiosk in deregulated states
by Admin
Apr 13, 2016 23:45:56 GMT
No New Posts Using competitive bidding process to find the right contractors

This is a tool for construction projects - once you have developed exact specifications for your projects, you can use this tool to find the best contractors.

1 1 Competitive Contacting
by Admin
Apr 21, 2016 0:42:39 GMT
No New Posts Core Products

Core products for our purpose are products for which there is NO contra-indication from an engineering standpoint.
This means that a core product does not preclude you from doing something else later, because there are zero interdependencies, positive or negative with other products.

2 3 КЭ
by Vitenelo
Jan 16, 2020 15:03:58 GMT

General

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No New Posts Economics and Engineering "Gotchas"

A collection of pitfalls that typically revolve around failing to take a holistic view of a property.
Magic can often happen if you combine an item with a 3 month payback with an item with a 7-year payback and now you create a solution that has a 4-year payback and is easily financable.

2 2 Harmonics & Overheating of electrical wiring
by Admin
Dec 14, 2016 5:10:10 GMT
No New Posts Success Stories

Personal stories of successful retrofits by members of this board or even stories from outside this board if they are instructive to the members.
Note that some stories might be about feasibility, and others might be about economics. Our general interest always is economically worthwhile retrofits, but sometimes a demonstration of feasibility is worthwhile - just showing what can be done.

3 5 Peter Baumert's house on Long Island
by Admin
Aug 3, 2020 17:01:05 GMT
No New Posts Financial "Gotchas"

Discuss various financial pitfalls and solutions here

1 1 When Payback is not appropriate
by Admin
Nov 7, 2016 5:30:39 GMT
No New Posts General Board

You can talk about anything here.

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5 5 What Is In It For Me? WIIIFM, or is that W3IFM?
by Admin
Dec 17, 2016 18:03:22 GMT

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