Beyond Zero Energy in European Homes
Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight.
The U.S. Congress has found little to agree upon over the last couple of years. As the 112th Congress closed in December with the fewest bills to reach the president’s desk in 70 ... [continue reading]
Demonstration homes prove that current technology can give homeowners efficiency and affordability. [continue reading]
Squeezimus Sanguinem ex Turnipibus (Butchered Latin for We squeeze blood out of a turnip) [continue reading]
Can an online game that teaches you how to save energy ever be as popular and addicting as Angry Birds? Are people going to be as drawn to checking out their energy use trends online ... [continue reading]
In 2011, Gavin Hastings, an Arizona Public Service (APS) program manager, began envisioning a collaborative that would advance the Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) programs in his region. HPwES provides whole-house solutions for homeowners, offering ... [continue reading]
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...
Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...