Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality
Air sealing is one of the best ways to lower heating-and-cooling bills for many home weatherization programs, and especially so for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Most homes receive blower door-guided air sealing to ...
Savvy builders can finance green features with the money homeowners would have spent on higher utility bills. [continue reading]
Anyone interested in the latest earth-friendly heating, cooling, appliance, and other home energy technologies should check out the Solar Decathlon, a biennial event sponsored by DOE that invites teams from colleges and universities around the ... [continue reading]
I tested a dual system for domestic hot water and space heating in a home where a furnace and ductwork were previously used for space heating. [continue reading]
The state of California has decided to resolve it's peak-power problem with the help of programmable, communicating thermostats (PCTs). [continue reading]
EPA is adding an indoor air quality segment to the already well-known Energy Star programs - the Energy Star Indoor Air Package (IAP). [continue reading]
RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net Energy Homes and Develop Multifamily Energy Rating Index Standard
RESNET and the New Buildings Institute have joined forces to promote net zero energy homes and develop an American consensus ...
In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan makes it ...