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Saving Energy with Reflective Roof Coatings

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May 01, 1994

Architects have traditionally used light surface colors to cool off buildings in hot climates, but until recently there was little research on the measured cooling-energy savings of reflective roofs. [continue reading]

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Does Floor Insulation Performance Meet Expectations?

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March 01, 1994

If they are insulated at all, floors over crawlspaces or unconditioned spaces are insulated with fiberglass blankets or batts. [continue reading]

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Cooling Benefits from Exterior Masonry Wall Insulation

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March 01, 1994

Masonry, or concrete block, housing construction is common throughout the southern United States, where cooling demands are significant. [continue reading]

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Infiltration: Just ACH50 Divided by 20?

Author: Alan Meier
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January 01, 1994

Many researchers have sought to develop a correlation between a one-time pressurization test and an annual infiltration rate. [continue reading]

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Sizing Up Skylights

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November 01, 1993

Skylights, like windows, are distinctive features of homes that greatly influence their aesthetics. [continue reading]

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BASEMENTS A World Unto Themselves The New Monster in the Basement

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September 01, 1993

When coal-burning gravity furnaces were common, people spoke of feeding the "monster in the basement." The monster seemed defanged when gas and oil replaced coal, but still appeared fearsome. [continue reading]

Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

Stacy Hunt

Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

The U.S. Department of EnergySolar Decathlon 2017 studentdesign competition, which challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate ...

ACEEE Presents 2016 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

Patrick Kiker

ACEEE Presents 2016 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards earlier this week at its 19...

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