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Florida Home Gets Energy Makeover

Author: Tom Sluis
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November 30, 1999

Pop Quiz! An energy efficiency contractor with an all but unlimited budget has retrofitted a house in Florida. [continue reading]

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Energy Stars Shine on Manufactured Homes

Author: Tom Sluis
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July 01, 1998

It was only a matter of time before Energy Star labels spread from mass-produced home appliances to mass-produced homes--a green logo stuck inside the front window that tells people that the home is at least 30% more efficient than one that just barely complies with the Model Energy Code (MEC). [continue reading]

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Insulation Systems: Same Tightness

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July 01, 1998

The National Association of Home Builders Research Center recently compared various wall insulation products, and found that with good air sealing, different insulation systems do not necessarily change a home's airtightness. [continue reading]

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