Cold-Climate Air Source Heat Pumps
High-efficiency technologies like air source heat pumps (ASHPs) have significant potential to improve space-heating efficiency and reduce energy costs for houses in cold climates. ASHP technology has been available for many years, but until ...
The next frontier of home energy savings is in the garage. [continue reading]
I don't understand the featured article on the Home Energy website this month (“Measured Performance of Heat Pump Water Heaters,” HE online Summer ’17). It claims that the average electric consumption of clothes ... [continue reading]
September 12–14 Contractor Leadership Live (Penton) September 22–October 1 Twelfth Annual North American Passive House Conference [continue reading]
This past May at Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™: Connected Home Conference, I had the opportunity to speak with George Land, General Manager of Nexia—a consumer-facing brand for connected home solutions within Trane&... [continue reading]
Every time I visit Japan I learn something new, and my most recent trip was no exception. This time I stayed in an apartment, which exposed me to several new energy-related devices. First, what’... [continue reading]
NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ... [continue reading]
Given the critical role that state and local energy policy and regulations play in the development of energy efficiency marketplaces, ...
There are lots of videos about Natural Building. Sublime dialogue-free ones with just music; a favorite of mine shows step-by-step ...