Editorial: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency Standards

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Editorial: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency Standards

Appliance efficiency standards are largely responsible for the ongoing decline in residential energy use. What’s wrong with today’s efficiency standards? They are not future proofed. I was fortunate enough to attend ...

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The Benefits of Zone Pressure Diagnostics

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March 22, 2018

Weatherization and home performance contractors have been using zone pressure diagnostic (ZPD) testing since the 1990s to better diagnose, and ultimately improve, the airtightness of homes. Though our understanding of ZPD testing has come a ... [continue reading]

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes

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September 04, 2017

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Tiny House, Tiny Energy? Part II

Author: Kevin Beck
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August 30, 2017

This is part 2 of a two-part series on Tiny Houses. Another concern with building and living in a tiny house that could affect the health and safety of the occupants is the potential moisture generation ... [continue reading]

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Digital Gauge Calibration Is Key For Unparalleled Pressure And Flow Reading Accuracy

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August 02, 2017

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The Energy Conservatory shares the basics of gauge calibration and specifications, and how these factors influenced its DG-1000 design [continue reading]

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 4: Protect Your Air Barrier

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May 24, 2017

This is part 4 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. A service cavity and vented rainscreen promote durable airtightness. [continue reading]

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EnergyFIT Philly Gentrification Without Displacement

Author: Liz Robinson
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January 24, 2017

Low income weatherization providers nationally face a dilemma. Too often, the highest-use households do not qualify for existing programs, because their homes need extensive repairs that must be done before the roof can be insulated ... [continue reading]

How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone

Alisa Petersen

How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone

Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released a new report,Better Rentals, Better City: Smart Policies to Improve Your City’...

HPC18 - In Review

Lindsay Bachman, HPC Director of Marketing & Communications

HPC18 - In Review

At this year's national conference and trade show we networked, learned, laughed and grew! Thank you for sharing your week ...

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