State-Level Energy Efficiency Potential in the U.S. Single-Family Housing Stock

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State-Level Energy Efficiency Potential in the U.S. Single-Family Housing Stock

A homeowner needs to replace an HVAC system. What replacement equipment best meets the multiple goals of affordability, energy efficiency, and comfort? Is the upfront cost of a highly efficient variable-speed heat pump in the ...

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Energy-10 Developments

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September 01, 2005

Q. It’s rumored that the release of a major new version of Energy-10 is imminent, though I heard that development of Energy-10 had stopped several years ago. What would you say distinguishes Energy-10 ... [continue reading]

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Concrete Software

Author: John Gajda
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January 01, 2005

       The number of concrete homes is growing, and now there is software available to correctly size HVAC equipment in these homes. In 1993, the above-grade concrete wall market for single-family detached ... [continue reading]

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Slicing Energy Use with Sharp Calculation Tools

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September 01, 2003

        How can a calculator save energy? The right kind of calculator can provide a rational basis for deciding which conservation measures are good investments for a particular building. Builders ... [continue reading]

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Keeping Score

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March 01, 2003

A package of software tools is designed to make routine measurement of actual energy savings cost-effective for home performance contractors. [continue reading]

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EnergyPlus Has More

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September 01, 2001

            EnergyPlus Has More Q: I’m an energy-conscious architect who has been using software simulations in my work designing homes and doing home renovations. However, ... [continue reading]

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Two New Software Gems

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September 01, 1999

ince I last wrote in Home Energy about software (see "Putting the Byte into Your Analysis Toolkit," HE Sept/Oct '98, p. 25), some new developments have taken place in energy design software tools. [continue reading]

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Putting the Byte into Your Analysis Toolkit

Author: Bion Howard
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September 01, 1998

When it comes to energy efficiency analysis, you have specific needs. Chances are, there's a software package out there that fits your needs. [continue reading]

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Software: The Key to Effective Ratings

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September 01, 1998

The success of window ratings programs, from the United Kingdom to Korea, depends on consistent, accurate, and inexpensive software. [continue reading]

Degree Days Shuffle

Jim Gunshinan

Degree Days Shuffle

A 2015 study, “Impacts of global warming on residential heating and cooling degree-days in the United States,” comparing heating ...

Cool—and Warm—Clothing

Jim Gunshinan

Cool—and Warm—Clothing

“Why do you need to cool and heat the whole building? Why don’t you cool and heat ...

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