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Communities across the country are pursuing programs that promote energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
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The Body and Soul of Connected Devices
This year’s harvest of Internet-connected devices is larger, more diverse, and often more complicated than ever.
Net Zero Energy Manufactured Homes May Be on Their Way
Results from a 15-month study compare the real-world performance of the DOE Zero Energy Ready home with that of two other manufactured homes.
HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors
By Theresa Gilbride and Jordan Dentz
The manufactured-housing industry may have a reputation for efficiency in terms of cost and time savings, but when it comes to energy efficiency . . . not ...
As 2-D and 3-D modeling to predict building performance becomes more widespread, we need to consider what data are feeding those models. At this ...
By Dana Bartolomei and Michael Bodaken
Integrating Energy Efficiency with Healthy-Home Upgrades
Anthony Denzer “Why Don’t We Build Better Houses?” In this article, Anthony Denzer warns us that we may be caught ...
Homebuilders impress me. I know many; they’re great people. Honest, hardworking. They have a lot of ...
By Chas Kerin
When homeowners decide to downsize, many might question how many bedrooms they need, bathrooms they want and whether ...
Savvy real estate investors and developers are always looking for smart ways to stand out and improve their ...
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Build It Green (BIG) a research grant to overcome key challenges ...