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Are Blower Doors Hazardous?

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January 01, 1994

New Department of Energy guidelines encourage state weatherization programs to adopt "advanced diagnostics," including blower doors and infrared thermography. [continue reading]

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Project Landlord

Author: Tom Autio
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January 01, 1994

A small agency in Oregon is enticing landlords to weatherize their properties by making them an offer they can't refuse. [continue reading]

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Weatherization Assistance: The Single-Family Study

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September 01, 1993

Since 1976, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has operated the Weatherization Assistance Program, the nation's largest energy conservation program (WAP). [continue reading]

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BPA Requires Mechanical Ventilation in Weatherization Programs

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July 01, 1993

As part of its new low-income weatherization program for manufactured housing, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is requiring mechanical ventilation in dwellings that receive other standard measures despite the fact that there's no mechanical venting requirement for retrofits of low-income, site-built housing. [continue reading]

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Affordable Cooling with Window Air Conditioners

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July 01, 1993

While families in southern climates use a considerable amount of energy during the cooling season, conservation programs aimed at reducing air conditioning electricity consumption usually only target homes with central air conditioning, reflecting a general belief that homes with window units can't produce significant savings. [continue reading]

Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

Stacy Hunt

Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

Earlier this month at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program had the pleasure ...

Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

Ryan Meres

Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

For more than a decade studies have consistently shown that homebuyers want energy efficient features, but few are actually aware ...

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