Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality
Air sealing is one of the best ways to lower heating-and-cooling bills for many home weatherization programs, and especially so for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Most homes receive blower door-guided air sealing to ...
Savvy builders can finance green features with the money homeowners would have spent on higher utility bills. [continue reading]
Anyone interested in the latest earth-friendly heating, cooling, appliance, and other home energy technologies should check out the Solar Decathlon, a biennial event sponsored by DOE that invites teams from colleges and universities around the ... [continue reading]
I tested a dual system for domestic hot water and space heating in a home where a furnace and ductwork were previously used for space heating. [continue reading]
The state of California has decided to resolve it's peak-power problem with the help of programmable, communicating thermostats (PCTs). [continue reading]
EPA is adding an indoor air quality segment to the already well-known Energy Star programs - the Energy Star Indoor Air Package (IAP). [continue reading]
HPC develops new approaches to federal, state and local policies that promote growth in the residential energy efficiency sector through ...
Net-zero energy homes seem to be growing their way out of a purely niche market. The number of zero energy ...