New and Notable: November/December 2013
NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...
NCHH Shows Impact of Lead on School Performance Recently, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) released new findings on the impact of low-level lead exposure on school performance. The issue brief, Childhood Lead Exposure ... [continue reading]
HERS Index Making News in Florida The Multiple Listing Services (MLS), owned and operated by the Realtor Association, is an important tool for the real estate industry. Real estate agents use the MLS to locate ... [continue reading]
Micro-Cogeneration The German Sustainability Award for 2011 has been given to the ecoPOWER 1.0, Europe’s first micro-cogeneration system (mCHP) for detached, single- and two-family houses. Earlier CHP versions have been mainly for larger buildings or ... [continue reading]
In Europe, a new heat pump clothes dryer is being successfully marketed, and it's shown to use up to 50% less electricity than the traditional dryer in North America. The traditional dryer draws in air, heats ... [continue reading]
CertainTeed Introduces New Apollo Solar Roofing In October 2011, CertainTeed Corporation introduced its new Apollo Solar Roofing System at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Expo. “Building upon the launch of CertainTeed&... [continue reading]
First-Ever Comprehensive National Standard Practice Manual is Updated Guidebook for Energy Efficiency Cost-Benefit Analysis
The first-ever comprehensive national guide for utility-funded energy efficiency programs is now available to help utilities, regulators and other interested ...
Julie Caracino, HPC's Director of Research & Standards and Joe Cullen, HPC's Director of Policy & State Outreach talked with Ryan Miller ...