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Letters: July/August 2015

Revisiting “Revisiting Electrification” Last issue’s editorial, “Revisiting Electrification” (May/June ’15, p. 2), received quite a bit of feedback on Home Energy Pros. We love a good discussion, so we ...

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Letters: January/February 2011

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January 03, 2011

Defending Energy Recovery Ventilators Max Sherman’s editorial “ERVs Get the Yellow Flag” (Sept/Oct ’10, p. 2) makes a number of credible points. Energy-efficient ventilation makes sense in tight houses. Source control ... [continue reading]

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Letters: November/December 2010

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November 03, 2010

Factor 9 Home Not a Lab Experiment My family and I built and live in the Factor 9 home you covered in your last issue (see “Monitoring Results for the Factor 9 Home,” HE Sept/Oct &... [continue reading]

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Letters: September/October 2010

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September 01, 2010

Refrigerator Energy Bite What is the average cost of energy to run an average size refrigerator? I’m asking the question for my 90-year-old dad, Chuck Johnson, in Livingston, Texas.  Carol Bomben Eden ... [continue reading]

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Letters: July/August 2010

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July 01, 2010

An Open Letter to the Weatherization Community I just returned from the national ACI conference in Austin, Texas. What a fantastic experience. I met so many wonderful people and gained so much knowledge in such ... [continue reading]

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Letters: May/June 2010

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May 01, 2010

Home Energy Yardstick In the January/February 2010 article “Energy Labeling and Energy Billing Analysis”, the authors note, “more than one-third of all homes will have energy use attributes that differ by more ... [continue reading]

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Letters: March/April 2010

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March 01, 2010

Fiberglass Not Filter Glass I would like to comment on the Bill Lucas letter on insulating cathedral ceilings that appeared in the Nov/Dec ’09 issue of Home Energy (“Insulating Cathedral Ceilings,” p. 3). ... [continue reading]

Is the Perfect Wall Realistic?

Eric Werling

Is the Perfect Wall Realistic?

Wrong question. The right question is what can we do to help builders design and construct more perfect walls without ...

The Greenest Building is the One That's Already Built

Andy Heikkila

The Greenest Building is the One That's Already Built

It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy we’...

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