New and Notable: November/December 2013
NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...
Puget Power's Conservation Reductions, Electric Water Penalties in Californi, Ozone and Indoor Pollutants, Indoor Air Quality Sensor, Exhaust Appliances and Backdrafting, Heat Recovery Not Cost-Effective [continue reading]
Carpet Culprits in Question, R-2000 Houses and Indoor Air Quality, Miniblinds Minimize Solar Gain, Utility Fuel Switching, Constant Comfort [continue reading]
Mechanical Ventilation Systems, Residential Air Cleaners, Designs to Control Attic Moisture, Pellet Air Conditioner [continue reading]
Foam Insulation Materials, Air Leakage of Barriers, Timber Workers Into Auditors, Cloud Gel in Windows [continue reading]
Conservation Clips is compiled by Cathlene Casebolt of the National Center for Appropriate Technology, a non-profit organization working in sustainable energy, agriculture, affordable housing, and environmental protection. Conservation Clips contains brief summaries of useful research reports and articles in related magazines, and other publications collected by the NCAT staff. [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...