Finding the Multi-Tool House
What do you think about when you want to buy or rent a home? This article shows the difference (as well as the similarities!) between the considerations that a designer and a seasoned homeowner have ...
Following is a list of common myths about energy and energy savings. Sometimes the basic premise of the myth may be correct, but the energy savings are much smaller than people realize. In other cases, the myth may be based on factors that were once true but that have been subsequently resolved through better design or manufacturing of products. In all cases, the bottom line is that you should always think critically when you hear a ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œtipÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â on how to save energy - and dig a little deeper to separate the myths from the facts. [continue reading]
This St. Louis, Missouri, teaching center promotes green building and home performance through its guided tours and training programs while serving as a model for green and energy-efficient design. [continue reading]
There are many benefits to combining energy efficiency with energy education.The strategy is cost-effective, and it can reach many people with a low investment of time and money. It helps participants understand how energy ... [continue reading]
The amount of carbon emissions that each of us is responsible for, and the sources of those emissions, may surprise you. [continue reading]
Energy and energy savings myths get passed around surprisingly rapidly, often with little scrutiny. [continue reading]
Do consumers really understand energy labels? I did the first study to examine how consumers read, interpret, and think about energy labels in the retail environment. [continue reading]
The Southface Energy and Environmental Resource Center demonstration home opened two years ago, just before the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. [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 ...