Infiltration of Outdoor Pollutants

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Infiltration of Outdoor Pollutants

How building airtightness and pollutant characteristics affect the transport of outdoor air pollution into the indoor environment

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Mold & Rot: Look Before You Leap When Weatherizing

Author: Mac Pierce
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January 06, 2010

Molds are an ancient life form. Neither plants nor animals, molds are members of the Kingdom of the Fungi. Familiar members of the fungal kingdom include molds, mushrooms, and yeasts. Fungi digest spent life, transforming ... [continue reading]

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Is There a Downside to High-MERV Filters?

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November 02, 2009

The new high-MERV filters extract an energy penalty. [continue reading]

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How Do You Spell IAQ?

Author: Eric Werling
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November 04, 2007

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]

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Understanding CFLs

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November 01, 2007

Although the use of CFLs is steadily spreading, public understanding about how to dispose of them responsibly has not kept pace. [continue reading]

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Greening Interior Surfaces

Author: Jim LaRue
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July 01, 2007

When we home energy folks decided to identify “building performance” as a description for our work, little did we know what a Pandora’s box we opened. This identification now requires us ... [continue reading]

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Greening Your Ventilation

Author: Jim LaRue
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May 06, 2007

    Since today’s houses are now tightened for air conditioning as well as heating, there is less and less natural ventilation in our homes. This means that additional forms of mechanical ... [continue reading]

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What's the Value of One Life Saved

Author: Larry Zarker
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March 09, 2007

Training in the whole-house approach to home performance gives contractors the ability to save lives as well as energy. [continue reading]

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Battling Childhood Asthma

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June 22, 2006

A better tomorrow for all of us depends on creating healthy living conditions for children in affordable housing. [continue reading]

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

Brandon De Young

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan makes it ...

The Second Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching - Here's What You Can Do

Patrick Kiker

The Second Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching - Here's What You Can Do

Looking to get involved in the second annual Energy Efficiency Day on October 5th? Last year's first-ever national event was ...

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