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 ...
Book Review Krigger, John, and Chris Dorsi. The Homeowner’s Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements. Helena, Montana: Saturn Resource Management, 2008. 256 pp., paper, $24.95. Web: www.homeownershandbook.biz. “The ... [continue reading]
Net Zero Energy and Carbon Neutral Buildings When it comes to global warming, there are few culprits with effects like the building industry. When it comes to cleaning up, no other industry has more solutions ... [continue reading]
The USB Ecostrip Though we may turn off our lights, and lower our thermostats, the most energy-conscious of us are still inadvertently leaving our computers, DVD players, and other electronic devices on standby mode, even ... [continue reading]
Toward a North American Building Performance Protocol [continue reading]
Solar Hot Water Installation Opens [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 ...