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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 ...

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New and Notable: November/December 2010

November 08, 2010

Appropriate Technology in the UK Welcome to Eigg, the island that has cut its household CO2 emissions by over 40%. (Ashden Awards) A bank of inverters that connect the large backup battery bank to the grid ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: September/October 2010

September 05, 2010

SRP to Double Elster EnergyAxis Smart Grid Solution Deployment Phoenix’s Salt River Project (SRP), the third-largest public-power utility in the United States, expanded in May 2010 to 1 million Smart Meters as part of its ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: July/August 2010

July 01, 2010

The 2010 Training Guide Home Energy magazine’s Annual Training Guide for Home Performance Professionals—published in past years in print and as a downloadable PDF file on our Web site—is now ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: May/June 2010

May 05, 2010

Green Building Can Be Both Efficient and Affordable After taking over an old photo album factory in Claremont, New Hampshire, Preferred Building Systems (PBS) retooled the facility to manufacture its custom energy-efficient homes. Though modular, ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: March/April 2010

March 01, 2010

WaterSense WaterSense is an EPA partnership program that seeks to enhance the market for water-efficient homes, products, and services. WaterSense is both a label for homes and products and a resource to help people use ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: November/December 2009

November 02, 2009

Rheem + Valley Electric Rheem Manufacturing Company, producers of residential and commercial heating, cooling, and water-heating products, joins the Valley Electric Association (VEA) to launch the largest domestic solar water heating (DSWH) program ever undertaken in ... [continue reading]

Confessions of an Insulation Installer: What I Love About Wool

Travis Weeks

Confessions of an Insulation Installer: What I Love About Wool

Last month, we (the crew at Performance Insulation) completed a project on Bainbridge Island, about a 30-minute ferry ride from ...

RaterFest! Or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Shawna Henderson

RaterFest! Or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

The setting is stunning, 8,000 feet up in the Rockies. Colorado in September, aspen, screaming blue skies, bright clear nights. Who ...

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