HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors
As the clean-energy economy heats up, communities across the country are actively pursuing programs that promote energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One of the breakout successes in this field is ...
The Solar Harvest home, built by Boulder-based Ecofutures Building, Incorporated, has been gaining a lot of recognition lately--and for good reason. By achieving 97.7 out of 100 points in an Energy Star audit, it stands as the ... [continue reading]
You won’t need your supersecret decoder ring for the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), published in January. The new international code is easier to use and easier ... [continue reading]
Though tools and methods are available for the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems, they are not often used when it comes to production homes. That’s partly because ... [continue reading]
Oregon has recently joined the ranks of states supplying the valuable Home Performance with Energy Star home energy service. Sponsored by EPA, Home Performance with Energy Star was launched ... [continue reading]
If you need convincing about the marketability of green building, author Jerry Yudelson offers up a dozen reasons why green is the way to go. &... [continue reading]
HPC develops new approaches to federal, state and local policies that promote growth in the residential energy efficiency sector through ...
Net-zero energy homes seem to be growing their way out of a purely niche market. The number of zero energy ...