Spreading the Green-Building Gospel

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Spreading the Green-Building Gospel

When you’re a green-building consultant, most people assume that your house is as green as possible. While I’ve always wanted to be able to brag about my superefficient home, until recently ...

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The Use of Energy Labels in Two European Countries

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March 09, 2008

Since the energy crisis of the 1970s, and especially since the 1990s, when climate change and energy consumption became strongly linked, North America and Western Europe have focused on saving energy in the building sector. ... [continue reading]

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Single-Family Home Retrofit Basics

Author: Larry Harmon
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March 01, 2008

There are a number of ways to make older single-family homes more energy efficient and more healthy, that is, more green. [continue reading]

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Advancing Home Performance House By House

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January 04, 2008

A small home performance company is growing by leaps and bounds by providing something of value to all it's customers - including an education in home performance. [continue reading]

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The Smart Sell

Author: Steve Tratt
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January 04, 2008

Using the right approach to energy efficiency upgrades can mean the difference between success and failure for a home performance contractor. [continue reading]

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Contractors Aggregate Carbon Credits

Author: Larry Zarker
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January 01, 2008

Contractors accredited by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) offer utilities and state conservation programs huge opportunities to verify savings not only in energy usage in existing homes, but also in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That&... [continue reading]

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Moving from Energy Efficiency to Carbon Footprint

Author: Greg Thomas
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January 01, 2008

I have been in the energy efficiency and renewable energy business for almost 30 years, and I am seeing more rapid change now in this industry than ever before. More and more people understand that energy ... [continue reading]

 LIHEAP In Action: A LIHEAP Employee Story

Cheryl Hiltzik

LIHEAP In Action: A LIHEAP Employee Story

The stories of positive impact on the lives of people who receive assistance from LIHEAP is only one part of ...

DOE Announces Winners of Prestigious Housing Innovation Awards

Stacy Hunt

DOE Announces Winners of Prestigious Housing Innovation Awards

The Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Awards recognize the nation's top builders taking housing to the next level through our...

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