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By Danny Parker and Dave Chasar
Between 2012 and 2014, DOE sponsored the Phased Deep Retrofit (PDR) study in 60 all-electric Florida homes. The purpose of the study, which was...
Part 2: Evaluation of Mini-Split Heat Pumps as Supplemental and Full System Retrofits in a Hot-Humid Climate
This is part 2 of a feature article on retrofitting homes with mini-split heat pumps in hot and humid climates. For more information, read Part 1 ...
Since 1993 the Federal Energy Information Agency (EIA) has reported a non-stop, national growth trend in all-electric buildings, led by the Southern states at 44% of ...
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