One of the first homes Mike McFarland evaluated was his own. McFarland, owner of Energy Docs Home Performance in Redding, California, was curious about why his energy use spiked in December and January. It didn&...
SHARC stands for sewer heat recovery, and the system has been proven effective in the apartments and common areas for residents of the Seven35 Building in North Vancouver, British Columbia. [continue reading]
This article deals with a simple subject: how water is used in single-family homes in California. This topic has important consequences for the future of the state of California. The state’s official goal ... [continue reading]
State-of-the-art heat pump water heaters join the scene. [continue reading]
Demand-controlled pumping for hot water distribution holds high value in multifamily buildings. [continue reading]
Today, the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) calls on policymakers, industry leaders, energy program managers and contractors to redefine home energy ...
Zero-energy (ZE) homes—efficient homes that produce or procure as much renewable energy as they consume over the course ...