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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Copper and Cast Iron

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May 06, 2007

Q I live in a 1920s Wardman row house in Washington, D.C. The house has a cast-iron radiator heating system. I hired a local contractor to do some bathroom renovations. It was necessary to ... [continue reading]


The California Solar Initiative

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March 20, 2007

For an increasing number of Californians, renewable energy is an obvious choice. Harnessing the earth’s own inexhaustible energy—whether from the sun, wind, biomass, or other renewable sources—can reduce dependence ... [continue reading]


Finding a Partnership Between Solar and Energy Efficiency

Author: Matt Golden
March 19, 2007

A San Francisco business takes a holistic and systematic approach to home energy conservation by coupling clean energy technologies and energy efficiency. [continue reading]


Suburban PV

Author: Elka Karl
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March 10, 2007

Solar PV is becoming an increasingly popular option for generating electricity in urban and suburban homes. Three years ago Niels Wolter of Madison, Wisconsin, installed a 1.3 kW PV system on his family’s three-bedroom ... [continue reading]


Affordable New Jersey

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March 09, 2007

Comfort Partners has helped more than 27,000 New Jersey households better manage their utility costs by saving energy. [continue reading]


Improving Crawlspaces in New York Multifamily Buildings

Author: Ian Shapiro
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July 01, 2006

Build your crawlspaces to keep energy losses to a minimum, while also keeping your pipes from freezing. [continue reading]

Two Ways You Can Be a Face of EE, by Carol Harley

Jim Gunshinan

Two Ways You Can Be a Face of EE, by Carol Harley

Want to help advance our industry, without spending time on policy advocacy? Here are two simple, easy ways to amplify ...

Permit Me to Explain- Another Dispatch from Frugal Happy by Chris Stratton and Wen Lee

Leslie Jackson

Permit Me to Explain- Another Dispatch from Frugal Happy by Chris Stratton and Wen Lee

Chris Stratton and Wen Lee are a husband-and-wife team living in the Los Angeles area who are DIY converting their ...

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